“Unlike your spouse, you didn’t enlist in the military.
This fact may leave you feeling like you’re in limbo – your servicemember has plenty of things going on, but you may be unsure of how you fit in.
However, spouses are an important part of the military community…” (Garrett & Hoppin, 2008, p. 28).
Garrett, S. & Hoppin, S. (2008) A Family’s Guide to the Military for Dummies. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley Publishing, Inc.