Military Families Thinkstock Share: Planning for deployment Shilo Family Readiness Guide features deployment tips for spouses, legal, financial and maintenance checklists, ideas for self-care and activities to stay connected with your partner. The Emotional Cycle of Deployment: Understanding that it is normal to experience different levels of stress at certain stages of the deployment, can help you better prepare. The 5 Love Languages Series “You love each other, right? So why does it feel like you’re not on the same page? The most common issue in any relationship is the communication barrier. Everyone experiences love differently, and it’s easy to miss the mark when it comes to showing that you care. With a little help from The 5 Love Languages®, you can learn to identify the root of your conflicts, give and receive love in more meaningful ways, and grow closer than ever. Your Love Language profile will explain your primary love language, what it means, and how you can use it to connect to others.” Borrow a copy from the MFRC! Learn your love language by visiting 5lovelanguages.com or download the Love Nudge app!