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I’ve been pretty open in the past with how difficult the jump from civilian to military life was for me after John and I married. So many changes happened all at once– I left my job, moved further away from home and away from the town I’d called home for five years. A month after we got married, both of our cars died within a week of each other. We made the financially prudent decision to become a one car family. Even though it was a joint decision and the best one for us, between the car and my loss of income, it felt like I had lost all of my independence. I became very depressed. Honestly, I think this happens to a lot of military spouses (and newlyweds). John was amazing. He put up with me, to begin with. He took me out for dinner, he bought me flowers, he told me how much he appreciated me.