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A Little More Background

Discussion in 'Supporter Discussion' started by Yellowbug, Mar 5, 2007.

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  1. Yellowbug

    Yellowbug New Member

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    Ok, here's where I'm coming from. And I know I have a lot of anger and issues to work through myself. And I'm trying. I have a new therapist appt for Thursday.

    Carl and I married in 1994. I was 21, he was 20. (six months between us) He had just gotten out of basic and was sent to Ft. Campbell KY. He served honorably in a "peacetime army" until 2001. We were apart alot. And the last year in, he went to Korea, which is unaccompanied.

    August 2004 been out of service 4 years. Gets a letter notifiying him that he is part of the Inactive Ready Reserve (IRR). He must report to Ft. Jackson, SC 13 October. I send him off. He hits Kuwait on New Year's Eve 2004. He goes to Iraq and then returns to Kuwait December 2005. He is home 21 Dec 2005. So it's been a little over a year. And it has been a lot of hard times. First convincing him he did have a problem, then convincing him to get help, then getting him the help and where we are now, which is good days, bad days and so on.
     
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  3. jods

    jods Well-Known Member

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    Welcome aboard Yellowbug.

    Good on you for seeing someone for yourself. I have my own doc too.

    Hope things are going well for you & your hubby at the moment.

    Take care of yourself.
     
  4. Marilyn_S

    Marilyn_S Well-Known Member

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    Hello Yellowbug,

    I second jods. I'm glad to see you are also getting the support you need. Is hubby willing to get some help? Can you get help together as a couple as well? I am glad you are here. Look forward to getting to know you better. Is hubby on the forum? There's alot of folks get alot of help here just by being listened to and validated by that supportive listening.

    Take gentle care of yourself,
    Marilyn S. also from MO
     
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