Every couple is unique, but the challenges they face tend to be universal. A first step toward a healthy relationship is accepting that the road will not always be smooth. Recognizing those areas that need attention and knowing when to seek help will let you grow as a couple and forge a strong and enduring bond.
Make your most important relationships even stronger. This new specialty consultation from Military One Source helps you deepen relationships with family, friends and others through an education-based consultation.
Every relationship has its strengths and weaknesses; however, some relationships are healthier than others. Addressing problems early in a relationship gives both partners opportunities to resolve issues and develop healthy habits that are important for a long-lasting and satisfying relationship.
Most relationships consist of a mixture of healthy and unhealthy behaviors. No relationship is perfect, but it’s important to recognize the warning signs of unhealthy behaviors.
Whether you’re trying to keep your relationship together through a trying time, or you’ve decided that ending your marriage is the best path forward, the road ahead may seem uncertain. As you move forward, remember that your decisions now may have a lasting effect on you and your family.
Couples counseling and many other free and confidential resources are available to help you and your partner build a relationship that can thrive amid these and other challenges.
Military OneSource Building Healthy Relationships is designed to help you make your most important relationships even stronger. This free education-based consultation offers a series of personalized coaching sessions to help you set goals and strengthen your bonds with a partner, child, family member or others.
If you have ever had an intimate experience with your partner that made you feel uncomfortable, afraid or that happened to you without your consent, you are not alone. The Department of Defense cares about the safety and well-being of everyone in the military community.
Although everyone hopes for a happily-ever-after romance, all couples are bound to experience conflict from time to time. Military couples in particular have unique pressures that most civilians do not have to deal with. In fact, relationship issues are the top reason service members and their families seek non-medical counseling support through Military OneSource.
Geographic separations can be hard on military couples. But with planning and commitment, it is possible to stay in close touch while apart.
Relationships take effort and attention, and that’s especially true of military relationships when frequent moves, long separations and additional stress are parts of the equation.