I was asked to write a guest post, with some Q&A’s on my time as a Navy Wife with a husband away in Boot Camp. If you know me, it’s all things I’ve droned on about before… but do check it out and make me smile! ^_^
My husband left for Navy Boot Camp 5 weeks ago, and this is by far the longest we have ever been apart. When asked to summarize my thoughts and experiences, I drew a complete blank. So instead I’ve answered a few random – yet extremely relevant – questions that were posed to me about my fledgling journey as a Navy wife thus far:
How did you feel about the first actual phone call, not the “I’m here, look for my box” call?
Up until the first “real” phone call, I had been bragging excessively about how well I was handling the separation up to that point. I missed my husband more than anything, but I wasn’t finding the discomfort of loneliness to be socially crippling in any way, like I’d feared it might become. While missing him I was still able to cheerfully go about my day in a productive…
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