The Nest — #Stress

What are the struggles of a firefighter marriage?

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Once the glamour wears off, and reality sets in, it's not for everyone. You have to be able to deal with the long hours away from home, the midnight pager wakeup calls and the reality that your spouse may not come home from a shift or a call. Facebook fans were asked to share some struggles they've encountered in their firefighter marriages. Read the responses below. And remember, as tough as it is, spouse support means everything. Trust as a female firefighter in a new relationship. It’s hard to explain to the new boyfriend the closeness between me and my fellow...

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10 Realities Of Being Married To A Police Officer

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by Lisa Wilson I have had the experience of being married before to a “regular” hubby and we went about our daily business as two individuals who did their own thing, loved each other and co-habited. Until we didn’t. I am grateful every day that we didn’t make it because I adore being married to my boy in blue. Being married to a police officer is totally different than being married to a regular Joe. It is a responsibility, a burden and an honor/blessing for those of you who are religious. It is often thankless. It throws up challenges and has...

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Teachers: 8 Tips on How to Finish The School Year Strong

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Teacher, I understand that end-of-the-school-year feeling. I know that you are tired and overwhelmed. I know how much you have to get done and how mentally and physically draining finishing a school year is. I know you’re ready for the summer. But I want to encourage you – finish the year strong! I promise the summer will be here soon. But until then, don’t phone it in. Don’t coast. Don’t just go through the motions. You only have a few more days to impact your students. Don’t waste that time. Don’t give up yet. These last few days can make all...

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