We are military families, and deployments or extended separations are something that we deal with as part of our lives. It was hard when it was just the two of you, a couple of lovebirds in a government ordered long-distance relationship. Then you had a baby or a toddler, and it became even more challenging as one of you became a full-time single parent juggling a mandated separation.
Now, those babies are in school, and one parent will be gone for a long period of time. You just entered a whole new ballgame, friend.
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