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June 20th, 2012, 12:10 PM
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If you had a choice of living the military lifestyle or not, what would you choose? Do you enjoy the military lifestyle?
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June 20th, 2012, 02:16 PM
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I love the military life but I could have gone either way. I considered joining myself after college but couldnt bear the thought of being deployed away from my family. I am happy the way it turned out.. All I need is DH and our family and I am good wherever the Army sends us.
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June 20th, 2012, 02:49 PM
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I could go either way too. I like most things about it, but there are of course things you miss out on. Lately I've really been wishing we could settle down and buy our own home. A place where I could plant a lasting garden, put up a tree fort for my kids, and not share walls or a yard with neighbors. If dh wasn't military I think that's where we'd be in life right now. But then we would have missed out on all the great places and people we've met along the way.
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June 20th, 2012, 05:42 PM
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I could go either way too but I knew when I met my DH, I wanted a life with him and the military was just part of it.
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June 22nd, 2012, 10:06 AM
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Dh and I did choose this life. He joined after we'd been married 3 years. If I had said that I really didnt want him to join, he wouldn't have. But we both thought long and hard about this lifestyle and if it was worth doing.
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June 25th, 2012, 07:25 PM
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I remember when DF told me he was joining the army.. of course that was 10 years ago and we were just friends, but at the time I asked him if he'd lost his mind! When I think about the deployments, I still think he has lost his mind! The harsh enviroments/conditions they have to endure, not to mention they're far from safe.. BUT... when he's home.. I love it.. the bonds you form with other military couples and the places you can go ... although I wish he could sleep in with me more and snuggle =)
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June 28th, 2012, 06:33 AM
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I wouldn't have chosen it but I rather enjoy it.
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July 1st, 2012, 01:37 PM
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I miss our civilian life we had but this one isn't bad and has its moments. I do long for the day when he gets out as we have endured a lot of pain and changes from deployments that have been hard. And I guess I just an not blind wife anymore if that makes sense.

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