“When asked to prioritize the most-significant problems they faced in the past year, the top problem domains chosen by spouses were work-life balance, military practices and culture, and own well-being, with about 30 percent of spouses having difficulty balancing work and home life, and around one-quarter having difficulty with some aspect of military culture,” the report said.
Nearly 24 percent of Army spouses included their own well-being as one of their top two problem domains, and nearly 23 percent identified relationship problems among their top two problem domains"
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Military spouses have to carry so much of the parenting burden -- while the SM is in garrison (and training in the field), and obviously during a deployment. Frankly, I don't know if I could do it if I was in the same position...