Military life often means frequent transitions that affect relationships. These transitions have upsides and downsides.
Military kids are unique in great ways. For example, over time military kids are better at adapting and have stronger social skills than non-military kids.13 You have likely been more places than other kids your age and understand cultures on a deeper level.
It can also be stressful to make and maintain relationships. This section will provide some skills to help with that stress.