The Six Degrees of Separation of Military Spouse Friendships

The Six Degrees of Separation of Military Spouse Friendships

A friend and I were talking the other day about how we had met through a mutual friend, and how there really does seem to be six degrees of separation of military spouse friendships within the military community. When you meet someone new, they might also know someone you know. There have been so many times when this has happened to me. I meet someone new, we add each other on Facebook, and I learn that they are friends with someone I already know. A friend from Germany might be stationed near a friend I met through blogging. A former …

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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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