Tell me about yourself. What was it like for you as a child? Where did you grow up? Did you stay in one place or did you move? Did you move often?
How many military moves have you made? Where have you been stationed? Which was your favorite place and why? Where didn’t you like living and why?
What is your general attitude toward moving? How does your spouse view moving? Your children?
When you talk about moving to your children, what attitude do you convey?
What is it about moving that worries you? Scares you? Makes you feel negatively toward this change?
What have you done to try to make moving a more positive experience?
What do you think you could do to make things go more smoothly and to help the family better cope with this change?
When it comes to moving, how completely do you trust God to meet all your needs in the relocation process? What do you not trust Him to do in this move?
How willing are you to work on your faith and trust levels with God? How could you grow in these areas?
HoHowHowHow connected are you to a local church family? Describe your involvement with worship, activities and service opportunities.
What attempts have you made to become part of the local community?
How has your concept of being a military spouse changed over the years? Are you and your spouse in agreement as to the length of time of his/her service to the country? If not, what issues need to be addressed so that you can come to a consensus?
Does your attitude toward the military and your spouse’s involvement there positively or negatively affect your family? How?
Prior to your most recent move, what issues were impacting your family in a negative way? Have those issues improved, worsened or stayed about the same since the move? What plans do you have to either improve the situation or maintain a healthy marriage?
As a result of this move, what change(s) have you seen in your family relationships (positive or negative)?
Knowing that a move can often create all kinds of issues within the family, what area(s) in your family relationships would you like to see change? How can I help you accomplish those changes?
How have personalities (i.e. introvert/extrovert) played into how you, your spouse and/or your children experienced this move?
Who have you found to be a source of help, hope, or support in difficult times? (Individually, as a couple, and as a family)
How connected are your children in their new school? Your church? What can you do to help them assimilate into their new surroundings? What are you doing to promote good friendships for them?
What can you do to make your new house feel like “home” to your family?
What cultural differences do you see in this new place compared to where you were before? How have those differences affected you personally and how has your family been affected?