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Family & Relationships Resources

Relationship Enhancement

Strategies to enhance your relationships.

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Family Resilience

Positive family relationships have the power to help individuals overcome challenges and build resilience.

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Deployment Phases

In this section you'll find information grouped by phases of deployment: pre-deployment, deployment, reintegration, and post-deployment.

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Family Fitness

Warfighters have specific physical activity requirements based on their MOS, but spouses, children, parents, and other loved ones also have physical fitness requirements for their own individual and/or family missions.

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Family Relationship Toolkit

Family readiness groups, family advocacy programs, family support centers, key spouse groups, and others can find selected HPRC resources in one place to use in their work with military families.

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Getting more out of your doctor visits
Learn some tips for remembering your doctor’s advice and getting the most out of your appointments.
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Family & Relationships News

Predicting body weight from childhood to adulthood
Now you can calculate your child’s risk of becoming obese with a simple online calculator.
Don’t let anger control you
Mad at your spouse, your kids, a friend? It’s okay, but you also need to know how to manage that anger so it doesn’t damage your relationships.
Relaxation drinks: Problematic for teens?
Are relaxation drinks safe for children and adolescents? Recent reports highlight possible problems.
Are you friends with your significant other?
Couples who are also friends with one another are usually happier and healthier, making friendship with your significant other an important part of a Warfighter’s fitness.
Tips for families separated during the holidays
Just a little effort can help keep the holiday spirit alive when a family member is away on deployment.

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