We've all seen the videos of heartwarming military homecomings — but is there another side to the reintegration process?
Using popular smartphone application Whisper, individuals have turned to the social network to confess about another side of the reintegration process.
The application guarantees its users absolute privacy and, as a result, many of the resulting confessions are powerful and raw.
The following confessions are 15 comments provided to TheBlaze from Whisper and showcase the thoughts of military members and their loved ones.
1. Years needed to rebuild damaged relationships
2. Homecomings are not 'cute'
3. The aftermath of the homecoming moment
4. Long nights, weeks, months alone
5. Independent now
6. Not easy to reintegrate
7. I have my routine
8. I want to be alone again
9. We are stronger now
10. I don't know how to feel
11. Divorced after one week
12. How will my son react?
13. Afraid marriage will fail
14. I can tell he's changed
15. Not all love letters
Find more anonymous military confessions on Whisper. Download here.
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