Strive to accept these rough patches with womanly grace, not the grief of a child.5.
Don't sweat the small stuff or every detail of his communication pattern with you or the lack thereof when those times come (and they will).
R&R has come and gone and 9 months have passed since he left.
It seems like a good day to reflect upon what I've learned so far through my experience and from observing others I know with deployed spouses.
Relax and rest in faith that you WILL have the opportunity to talk to him again and the grace of another opportunity to interact again so that you two get back on course.