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Episode 93 – How to Cope When You Hate Your Duty Station

How to Cope When You Hate Your Duty Station

Milspouse Matters Episode 93 with Jen McDonald

Let’s talk about when you hate your duty station, ways to cope, and how to take care of yourself in the midst of a difficult location.

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I’m answering a few of your questions, including what’s been my favorite place to live and also my favorite/least favorite things about being a military spouse!

When You Hate Where Your Duty Station

This can be a challenging time, but let’s talk about: 

  • Every place can’t be your absolute favorite, and you might outright dislike where you’re living. 
  • Start small and focus on one thing you can find that’s positive. 
  • How to avoid the negative spiral.
  • Remember this is not forever. 
  • Keep your eyes open for potential friends—they’re what make the tough assignments worth it!
  • Watching out for the pitfalls of the comparison trap. 
  • How to get yourself out there. 
  • Taking care of yourself.

Are you having a difficult time with where the military has placed you? Have you been through it and come out stronger? Leave a comment and let others know how you coped.

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