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Family & Relationships Resources

Frequently Asked Questions About Relationships

Get evidence-based answers to frequently asked questions about various aspects of family and other relationships.

Relationship Enhancement

Strategies to enhance your relationships.

Family Resilience

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

Deployment Phases

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

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.

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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Forgiveness: A gift to you and yours
All relationships come with challenges. Forgiveness can be a gift to yourself, your spouse, and even your children.

Family & Relationships News

Where’s Fido?
Pets can be good for one’s well-being. But what to do when you are deployed where Fido or Fluffy can’t go?
The Army’s Strong Bonds program
The Army’s STRONG BONDS program can help build relationship resiliency. Learn more about it here.
The FOCUS program for military families
Learn about the FOCUS program for building family resilience.
The CSF program’s family resilience component
Learn about the Comprehensive Soldier Fitness (CSF) online family-oriented programming.
Learn about the Navy’s CREDO program for resilience
Learn about CREDO—a Navy chaplain program geared towards building individual, relationship, and family resilience.

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