Emotional changes that they experience results from a sequence of situational changes they go through.
It is during this period that family members have difficulties in sleeping (Mac Dermid, 2006).
After deployment (period after the military officer leaves), family members adjust to the officer’s absence and develops new routines and ways of living.
Marriages under stress face challenges in communicating than couples relatively free from stress (Karney, 2007).
On the other hand, couples facing chronic difficulties such as financial strain are at higher risks of facing divorce as compared to couples under supportive environments.