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This is probably the ugliest phrase that you can tell a military spouse. There are times that these words are said as a joke or simply naiveness. Then, there are instances where a person’s intentions are malicious. These five words feel like a punch to the gut every time I hear them.
Side note: Being married to a service member can be hard and I highly recommend reading this book, The 5 Love Languages Military Edition: The Secret to Love That Lasts, if things are difficult. After all, the branch of service your spouse is in always has the last laugh.