After the Homecoming, Some Families Have Trouble Reconnecting — Here’s Why!

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Returning home from deployment is oftentimes a happy and restorative event for a military family. However, readjusting to the family dynamic can be difficult for both parents and children of servicemembers and their partners. Reconnecting with family members after a deployment can be stressful, but knowing how that deployment affects a family’s functionality and bond is important for post-tour domestic restitution.

Learn more about how deployment can affect family dynamics from clinical psychologist Dr. Jamie Howard in the video below.

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Matthew M. Sullivan holds a bachelor's degree in creative writing from Grand Valley State University, with emphases in fiction and nonfiction. He lives smack-dab between some railroad tracks and Grand Rapids Michigan's third-busiest road, and spends his time studying film and literary fiction.
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