5 Myths About Military Spouse Friendships

5 Myths About Military Spouse Friendships

5 Myths About Military Spouse Friendships Over the years I have heard from military spouses that they are either afraid to make friends with other military spouses, because of how they assume they will be treated, or have even tried to do so and not been successful at it. That they can’t seem to find their people, or that they keep running into others that don’t seem very friendly or welcoming at all. This sucks. I strongly believe that you need friends to get through this military lifestyle. But I also know that it isn’t always easy to do. I …

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How To Make Friends When Your Kids Are All In School

How To Make Friends When Your Kids Are All In School

How To Make Friends When Your Kids Are All In School When your kids are small, making friends seems to be a bit easier, especially within military communities. Everyone has small kids, or so it seems. But something happens when your youngest child goes off to school, and you don’t have anyone at home with you all day anymore. Finding friends can be a bit more difficult once those toddler years are over. While a lot of civilians still live near people they met when their kids were younger, military spouses might not have that luxury. I know for me, …

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Stepping Outside of Your Comfort Zone

Stepping outside of your comfort Zone

Stepping outside of your comfort Zone?!?! Yes!! By: Marla Bautista In the military world, opportunities come and go. Many Spouses’ have made their mark as entrepreneurs, military family advocates, Department of Defense contract workers, and other careers outside of the military community. Then there’s you… trying to find your place in this life, but you’re having a hard time jumping in. I am going to fill you in on a few tips on how to not only survive in this small military world, but how to rock it!   There’s so much going on around your post, get involved! Yes, …

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Why Military Spouse Friendships Are Important

Why Military Spouse Friendships Are Important The first military friends I ever met were after I moved to Germany when I was 26 years old. I met most of these ladies through the FRG. I also met people through play groups and PWOC. Over the years I have been able to make friends at places like swim lessons, MOPS, and our local Bunco group. Sometimes it can take a while to find those people that you will connect with. When you move somewhere new, thinking about finding those friends can feel pretty overwhelming. Where do you go? How do you …

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