Quoting mum2two2&under:" I'm not near a base right now. My husband is stationed in Portland Oregon, and I moved a little south ... [snip!] ... understood more- it's not the same as the military family I was used to! I can't wait to live on a real military base again."I'm in a similar situation actually. My husband and I spent six months in Quantico, VA while he went to the Basic School and right now he's spending two months in MD for some additional training. We had moved from Charleston, SC to VA in February and rather than moving for a third time in less than a year we decided to put our things in storage and my son and I would stay with family during this two month period. In the long run it makes everything much easier. We are moving yet again on December 20th so I was keen on skipping the move to MD and staying with my dad and step mom in Georgia instead.
Quoting Raptor Jesus:" I'm in a similar situation actually. My husband and I spent six months in Quantico, VA while he went ... [snip!] ... sleep alone but I deal with it and count down the days until I see my husband again. Long story short, I know how you feel."
Quoting mum2two2&under:" That is definitely a lot of moving! I thought 3 times in 3 years was a lot. Yes, nights are by far the ... [snip!] ... of them all) and then we don't have to worry (Fingers crossed) about moving or any more deployments for at least 10 months. "I am the same way! I actually liked my nights alone a lot at first too for the exact same reason. I'm constantly doing little hobbies like painting, making jewelry, doing my nails, writing in my journal, etc. and whenever he's home I don't do these things nearly as often in favor of spending time with my husband.