- should I go back to the Marines
- or be with my wife
- fallow my heart
Most Helpful Girl
Who do you really love? Your wife or the Corps? My Dad is a (former) USMC Zero, so I hear the acronyms and four letter adjectives come out of his mouth quite often. Dude, don't ever downplay the fact that you're a Bad Ass, you're a Marine, Oooh Rah!!! (That is unless you're one of those office pukes!) = ]
I take it that you've toured in-country at least once already, (no need to say) I cannot imagine the stress a Marine's wife must feel when her Marine is in harms way, it can't be good. I applaud and thank you both for your service to our Country especially in a time when our service members and families are not being supported and thanked as they should. I also know how most Marines feel about seeking help, is there a Chaplain you and your wife can talk to together? That might be one of your first steps, it will at least open up communication in a positive way.
Another thing that could allow you to stay connected to the Corps might be to do a stint as a USMC Reservist. Unfortunately Reservists are getting tapped to do active duty tours with increasing frequency. Once things get better you could re-up active duty again.
Most Helpful Guy
Your nationalism is commendable, but I wouldn't exactly recommend that.
I understand that part of the job is self-sacrifice, but your life and well-being may not be the only sacrifice with this potential re-enlistment.