Never, Ever Marry a Pilot

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Tuesday night I asked a seemingly simple question on my The Pilot WifeLife Facebook page: How did you meet your aviation spouse? The response was breathtaking and diverse, as I knew it would be! Because you, my family, are breathtaking and diverse. “He’s a

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The BIG Announcement

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When I started this site on October 21, 2016, I honestly had no idea where this was going to lead. I simply knew that there was a community of negativity surrounding my fellow aviation families and that it wasn’t doing our personal or marital

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Learning to F.L.Y. 

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One of the key concepts that I try to impress upon my pilots’ wives is that it is essential for you to learn to F.L.Y.–to first love yourself–if you are going to be married to a traveling man. If you haven’t read this piece

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Let’s Choose Love

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I know this woman. She should hate me, and I should hate her too. By all conceivable, current-day, self-gratifying logic, she and I have every rational reason and personal right to downright loathe one another. But we don’t. In fact, we are friends. If

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Perfect Chaos

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Can I tell you a frank secret? Because you are, after all, my people… I got up this morning and he was gone. I reached for him, but he wasn’t there, and my heart did a sad little flip. Sooooo I checked my messages

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