These virtual resources offer relationship support for service members and their partners or spouses during the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic.
Managing Deployments and Separations
Deployment and separations can be tough on relationships – there’s no way around that. But you and your partner can take steps to prevent or minimize the strain and grow together through these times apart.
Geographic separations can be hard on military couples. But with planning and commitment, it is possible to stay in close touch while apart.
When your partner is deployed, it can feel like you are a single parent.
Whether this is the first time or the 20th time that your spouse has been called to active duty, relationships change when a spouse serves away from home.
National Guard spouses and partners play an important role in the health and well-being of their service member. Whether it’s maintaining a household or providing emotional support, being a partner to a service member may present greater challenges as well as greater opportunities to be close to one another.