The Crisis We Don’t Talk About

The Crisis We Don’t Talk About

Conversations, Military Spouse Life, Milspouse Conversations
There is something about getting older, about reaching the middle part of life. It’s like an irrevocable feeling of the passage of time and the knowledge that every decision that one has made in life has brought them to this point in time, for better or for worse. There is this singular moment in time when the question arises: “Am I happy with my life?” For many people, this question comes during a passing moment maybe at the office or on a ride to work. Or maybe the thought occurs during a dinner party or social engagement where the hosts seem overly happy or seem to have accomplished so much during their lives so far. Most times these thoughts and feelings pass by, and we get back to our regular…
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4 Ways To Stay Unique As A Military Spouse

4 Ways To Stay Unique As A Military Spouse

Military Spouse Life, Milspouse Conversations
This is your first duty station, and you are still trying to figure things out. You are now a military spouse, but what does that mean and does that mean you have to give up yourself? How can you stay unique as a milspouse? Here are some ideas!  Don’t give up your hobbies We live busy lives and sometimes that means we give up our own hobbies to get it all done. Don’t do that. Figure out how to keep doing them.  Each of us has things we like to do for fun. From reading to hiking to cooking a gourmet meal. Find what makes YOU happy and add that to your regular schedule.  Remember your dreams What did YOU want to be when you grow up? How can you…
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Things I Have Learned In Preparing For Military Retirement

Things I Have Learned In Preparing For Military Retirement

Military Spouse Life, Milspouse Conversations
How do you process something for which you have very little context, knowledge, or understanding? I have had to keep asking questions and trying to build on my fund of knowledge, but some days my brain doesn’t want to cooperate. For a little background, The Huz and I have been married for 29 years (in October), and together for 30 years. We met when I was a college senior and he was a high school senior. We married when he was 19, and had our first child when he was 20. He is a Marine Corps brat, and originally attempted to get into the Corps, but had a knee injury when he was in high school and the Corps determined that he was a poor risk, and rejected him. Four…
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Intimacy Talk with Courtney Boyer – Relationship Coach & Sexuality Educator

Intimacy Talk with Courtney Boyer – Relationship Coach & Sexuality Educator

Conversations, Military Spouse Life, Milspouse Conversations
Let's get down to it! INTIMACY Many of us think of S E X when we hear the word intimacy. But it's so much more. We had a conversation with Courtney Boyer, owner of Stepping Stones Coaching who breaks it all down for us. https://youtu.be/o0X1qS__IcE A Little about Courtney Courtney earned a B.A. in political studies from Whitworth University. During her senior year, she realized she had a passion for sexual health and education so she went and earned a Masters in Education in Human Sexuality, became a Certified Sexuality Educator, and worked as a sexuality educator in Indianapolis, Indiana. She went back to graduate school and received an M.S. in Mental Health Counseling, became a Certified National Counselor, and opened her own mental health and sex therapy practice in Puyallup,…
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Meet the Conversation Starters Behind Milspouse Conversations

Meet the Conversation Starters Behind Milspouse Conversations

Milspouse Conversations
We hosted our first LIVE Stream on Thursday, Jan 21st, 2021. Each conversation starter took a few minutes to introduce ourselves and share a little about who we are and what we do outside of Milspouse Conversations. https://youtu.be/pkKtHd1xSvA Be sure to visit each of the converation starters on their own platforms: Sybil Becca Nyshita Hope Anna Jasmine Julie You can also take a listen to the Meet the Conversation Starters episode on our podcast. Tune every 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month for our LIVE stream on our Milspouse Conversations FB page.
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Have You Heard About Milspouse Conversations

Have You Heard About Milspouse Conversations

Military Spouse Life, Milspouse Conversations
Have you heard about Milspouse Conversations? Well, if not, you want to take a moment to read all about it. Let's set the stage: Picture it.... you receive orders to a new duty station, you arrive and you're looking for your tribe to laugh with, get lost with as you explore, shoot the ..... (watch yo mouth now!) with, have a shoulder to cry on, conversate about how you feel and hit those real REAL topics and be YOURSELF when you talk about them. If that's you. Oh....it's you. You're in the right place! Milspouse Conversations is a group of military spouses and one military child hosting Real Raw. Real Topics. Real Conversations. These military spouses collectively have over 134 years of military spouse life under their belts and the…
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