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On the eve of my husband's return from a yearlong deployment in southern Afghanistan a couple months ago, a friend who also is a military spouse told me everyone returns from deployment changed. The at-home spouses are changed by the experience, too. Some of it is permanent, and some of it is bad.
I immediately thought of the ever-present anxiety I had lived with since he left in March 2011. Would that anxiety be permanent? Could my body ever forget the now-too-familiar stress hormones pulsing through it? And what would be the change in my husband?
During the course of this deployment, my husband and I supported each other to the best of our abilities. This meant, in part, shielding each other from daily stress. I knew I was only hearing the parts he was willing to expose me to, protecting me from what I didn't have to know.
I did the same because he needed to focus on his job and on staying safe without worrying about me and our three children. But that also meant bearing much of our difficulties alone, which is not easy for a couple like us, one that always has shared our worries and relied on each other to get through stressful times.
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