The military knows that everyone needs help at times and offers a variety of support options to service members and their families. In addition to the confidential, free non-medical counseling available through Military OneSource, there are other types of counseling and therapy available through other avenues.
You never have to be without support. Military OneSource and military and family life counselors provide free, short-term, confidential non-medical counseling services for a wide range of issues from marital conflicts and stress management to coping with a loss and deployment adjustments.
Need support for issues like preparing for a move or nurturing a relationship with a deployed spouse? The Military and Family Life Counseling Program assists service members, their families and survivors with flexible non-medical counseling when and where needed.
Every relationship could use help from time to time — and military life carries its own unique challenges. Whether you’re a military couple looking to reinvigorate your bond, rebuild connections or retool your relationship skills – we’re here to help and support through our services, resources and expert guidance.
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.
No relationship is perfect. All partnerships or marriages lie somewhere on the scale of healthy and unhealthy relationships.
Research shows raising a child with special needs can test a marriage. As a military family you have a strong foundation to work from, but the ability to depend on one another and teamwork are key.
As a male military spouse, you are part of a community that values you.
Whether your marriage is strong, rocky or somewhere in between, the fact is many could stand to strengthen their relationship. A loving, resilient marriage is a source of personal happiness and family joy. A solid relationship also lets service members focus on their mission and daily duty requirements.
Deciding to end your marriage can feel like the final step on a long journey.
Making the decision to get married is one of the most significant choices of your life. Deciding to marry a service member can add an extra layer of complexity.
If you are a military spouse making an OCONUS move or a foreign-born spouse coming to the United States, Military OneSource offers translation and interpretation services to help ease relocation stress. This no-cost service is offered by the Department of Defense.
For service members, a loving, resilient marriage is both a matter of personal happiness and family readiness.
Can’t make it to a traditional, face-to-face counseling session? No worries. Military OneSource offers free, confidential non-medical online counseling.
Technology is on your side when it comes to getting the information you need. Instead of spending hours online researching articles, check out the live chat feature on the Military OneSource website. You type in your question and receive a quick response with the information you need. Live chat makes the existing Military OneSource services even easier to access.
Chaplains are the military’s religious leaders. They are responsible for tending to the spiritual and moral well-being of service members and their families.
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.
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.