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24/7/365 Access to Support
No matter where you serve or live, free and confidential help is available.
Call the Military Crisis Line at 800-273-8255 and press 1, or text 838255.
Contact Military OneSource
Information and support for service members and their families. About the Call Center.
Keeping Your Relationship Strong – The Essentials
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. But it’s worth the effort. A loving, resilient marriage is a source of personal happiness and family joy and a solid relationship also lets service members focus on their mission and daily duty requirements.
Here are some ways to keep your relationship strong:
Build connections every day.
Simply talking and listening to your spouse is so important to a healthy relationship. Sharing feelings isn’t always easy, but it is the foundation for lasting love.
- Rekindle, Repair or Reset Your Relationship
- How to Successfully Communicate as a Couple
- How to Strengthen Your Relationship: 14 Ways
Access free, confidential marriage counseling if you need it.
Get a little extra help connecting or communicating. You can access free, confidential, non-medical counseling services through Military OneSource by calling 800-342-9647 (view for overseas calling options) or via the Military and Family Life Counseling Program. Contact the program through your installation’s Military and Family Support Center.