It occurred to to me that few civilians knew what it might be like to manage the intricacies of a marriage and a family while on their own for a year. These spouses weren't simply separated; they were separated while one of them faced life-threatening situations, every day, far across the world.
The Honor Was Mine: A Look Inside the Struggle of Military Veterans by Elizabeth Heaney. Heaney left her private therapy practice to work with returning war vets and their families.
Her new book, The Honor Was Mine, tells the story of her experience and gives voice to their stories.
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