Whether or not you were physically wounded in battle, you are wounded. Deeply. And your wounds are real. It may take some time for you to become aware of it. In fact, war wounds are often buried deep inside. That’s where that inner sense of being shattered comes from. That’s why the fear exists that … Continue reading Veterans, Sound Familiar? “Too Tired? What? Come on, You’re Fine!”
Most veterans and families after war focus on going right back to work. Financially, it's usually necessary. If you're a National Guard member, you've left behind a job or your own business that is most likely waiting for you. If you're like many vets, though, the economy and your absence has left you without a … Continue reading Veterans Going Back to Work After War – The Hidden Struggle
For families after war, homecomings are joyous events. You are reunited with someone you love dearly. But what is not talked about as much is the mixed feelings and emotions families and veterans have over homecoming. As happy as it is, it can also be a time of trepidation, uncertainty and difficulty. Sadness, grief and … Continue reading Families After War: Who Are You Supposed to Be Now?