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Children of a Faraway War

by Wendy Gruner
edition: eBook
tagged: personal memoirs, military families, world war ii

Children of a Faraway War tells the story of Wendy and Robbie, two Australian-born sisters, now in their seventies, and their life-changing quest to learn the truth about their father who died in England in World War II while serving in Bomber Command. Because of their mother’s reticence and their reluctance to probe her grief, they grow up knowi …

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The Remarriage Blueprint

How Remarried Couples and Their Families Succeed or Fail

by Maggie Scarf, narrator Lisa Bunting
tagged: military families

New York Times bestselling relationship expert Maggie Scarf shares in-depth stories of seven remar­ried couples—revealing the unique challenges they face as they strive to achieve lasting intimacy and familial harmony.

It’s estimated that 40 percent of new marriages in the US are remarriages, but the survival rate of second marriages is alarmin …

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You Can Be Right (Or You Can Be Married)

Looking for Love in the Age of Divorce

by Dana Adam Shapiro, narrator Daniel Maté
edition: Audiobook
tagged: military families

Fast approaching the age when bachelors go from seeming curious to seeming weird, Oscar-nominated documentarian Dana Adam Shapiro set out across the country with a tape recorder in search of modern answers to an age-old question:

Why does love die—and what can we do to prevent it from happening?

It all began as a self-help journey in the purest sen …

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Growing Up in Armyville

Canada's Military Families during the Afghanistan Mission

by Deborah Harrison & Patrizia Albanese
edition: eBook
tagged: military families

It was 2006, and eight hundred soldiers from the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) base in pseudonymous “Armyville,” Canada, were scheduled to deploy to Kandahar. Many students in the Armyville school district were destined to be affected by this and several subsequent deployments. These deployments, however, represented such a new and volatile situa …

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Family Ties That Bind

A self-help guide to change through Family of Origin therapy

by Dr. Ronald W. Richardson
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback Paperback
tagged: military families

Improve your personal relationships. Most people’s lives are complicated by family relationships. Birth order, our parents’ relationship, and the “rules” we were brought up with can affect our self-esteem and relationships with spouses, children, and other family members. Family of Origin therapy and techniques can help you create better re …

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