I’ve been married to a man in the military for nearly five years.
There are some things I was definitely not prepared for when I got married.
Life as a military spouse can be old-fashioned, unglamorous, and just plain weird sometimes.
The day my husband swore in to the US Marine Corps, his veteran grandfather gave me a book that had belonged to his late wife: “The Marine Corps Wife,” published in 1955.
This marked the first of many sources I came across in my quest to figure out Military Spouse 101; as a new, eager (and, frankly, naive) military wife, I was desperate to *prepare* myself for the life that lay ahead of me. See the rest of the story at Business Insider
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