126: "Asking for support does not mean that you are failing to support your own community." The deployment journey and being a late career spouse with Jayla Rae Ardelean
MilSpouse Mentor, Speaker and writer Jayla Rae Ardelean candidly joins us while in "the pit" of her husband's deployment. She shares how she chronicles her entire deployment journey on the Heart of a MilSpouse podcast, how she's been able to revive her love for writing, what it means to be a "Late Career Spouse," what really attracted her to her husband, and much more.
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Has your spouse deployed? And you find yourself unfocused and emotionally reeling? Get Jayla Rae's Free Guide titled, "Deployment Tool Kit," at https://www.jaylarae.com/deploymentkit
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