When news of Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver separating hit the news, everyone seemed surprised. The couple had been married for 25 years, and Shriver stayed by Schwarzenegger throughout the allegations that he had groped women before running for office.
We hear so often that soldiers put their lives on the line to protect the interests of the citizens of the United States, but what really is the definition of "putting their lives on the line?" Are we talking just their physical wellbeing or are we talking about something much, much more. If you ask a military spouse, they might say that their family life is the one that hurts the most. The military divorce rate has steadily increased since 2001 and has risen higher than the civilian divorce rate.