1. a traditional story, especially one concerning the early history of a people or explaining some natural or social phenomenon, and typically involving supernatural beings or events.
"ancient Celtic myths"
Similar: folk tale, story, folk story, legend, tale, fable, saga, allegory, parable, tradition, lore, folklore, mythos, mythus
2. a widely held but false belief or idea.
"he wants to dispel the myth that sea kayaking is too risky or too strenuous"
Similar: misconception, fallacy, mistaken belief, false notion, misbelief
Adjusting to life as a civilian male military spouse has many challenges that many men overcome daily. Along with the challenges, there are many myths about the military male spouse encountered in the journey.
From the article
"Civilian males married to service members exist, but are a minority. Depending on the size of a command there may only be one or two male spouses in total. Therefore, it can be challenging for men to find connections in military circles. Here are some myths debunked to help the men out there adjust to life as a spouse."
Be sure to read the full article and take the advice at the end.