Returning to Homelife After Deployment

Posted on December 3, 2013, in Grief and Trauma

Returning from deployment can sometimes be stressful and disappointing -- what you can do to make the reunion as joyful and stress-free as possible?

A great deal of attention is paid to the separation side of military deployment, when military personnel leave families and partners for overseas operations. We can understand the worry and the feelings of loss and loneliness a military deployment can bring to a family. But the return and reunion with families and partners can be just as stressful -- sometimes more so. The difficulties and strains of return can be surprising and sometimes painfully disappointing to military families. But there are steps you can take to make the transition back as joyful and stress-free as possible.

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