"People who return from deployment with a serious physical or mental disability bear a disproportionate burden of marital stress and divorce than their non-disabled counterparts."
The RAND REPORT, Families Under Stress: An Assessment of Data, Theory and Research on Marriage and Divorce in the Military (2007)
Everyone deserves a fulfilling life. Healthy intimate relationships add meaning to life and can contribute to a person’s recovery from physical and psychological trauma. Too many of our soldiers are returning home with catastrophic physical and mental wounds that leave them feeling unable to have intimate relationships. Many wounded warriors and their families haven’t been told that a healthy, satisfying sex life and even having children are possible for them.