Ride out the waves, sister, just as you might if you were lost at sea and remember that kicking and screaming when you think you are going to drown only brings you that much closer to doing so. If you feel unloved or ignored or sad, do something that you think will make him feel loved, wanted, less alone.
Use the time apart to get to know one another and learn how to communicate with eachother in a way that not many people ever have the chance to develop.2.
Don't ever spend energy wondering if you two will grow apart or focusing on how much the situation stinks.
These tools will help keep your relationship thriving during deployment. You aren’t always able to call or Face Time when you want to with each other.
Yes, you should write letters and send care packages. Sometimes you may go a month without communication.
Create two photo albums of your favorite memories together. During a time when you don’t feel like you have much in common, this is going to help you relate to each other and offer you a way to feel connected.