The Emotional Roller Coaster for Soldiers’ Wives
24th June, 20130 Comments
Being an army wife is not easy. Many times she will find herself alone during her husband’s career, and those times can be pretty damned awful. There’s no cure for it, but there are ways to handle it so that the emotions don’t overwhelm.
A series of workshops have been designed around teaching army wives a set of skills that can be used straightaway. Understanding what’s going on with the emotions, learning how to handle them and what they are ultimately attempting to tell you is only half the battle. Knowing what to do when a crisis point arrives can be the difference between feeling like a hostage to the situation or being the host of your own personal roller-coaster.
Finding out what your emotional needs are is one of the goals of the workshops for army wives. The workshops also aim to give the tools for self-assessment of personal emotional needs, and how to satisfy them, in order to lead a happier, healthier life while their soldier husband is away on Tour.
Being in the grip of a situation that is beyond your control feels like you’re sat in a tiny boat that is sailing an unpredictably stormy ocean. Understanding the emotional needs is like having control of your own tank!
More details of these workshops can be made available from Kaye Bewley.
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