Why you ask? I didn’t want to have to open that door one day to be told I’m a widow. I realized as I got older and wiser that, well, anyone had a chance of that happening…
No one had prepared me for the day I fell in love with him. We dated through six deployments, which piggy-backed over a period of four years. Yes, six deployments in four years. During that time, I was never able to go to spouse meetings. It felt like I never knew which was right side up. I remember getting calls at 3-4 a.m.,..
When I was a growing up, I said I'd never marry a first responder or a military guy.