Male Military Spouses: Increasingly Common Yet Still Invisible

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Male Military Spouses: Increasingly Common Yet Still Invisible

Chris Pape, the man behind Macho Spouse, is featured in an article on AOL's Homepage for Heroes.

It's unclear exactly why, but the divorce rate among female military personnel is more than twice as high as for their male counterparts, and higher than that of female civilians -- even though for men the divorce rate is lower in the military than outside it.

Chris Pape has been with his wife ever since she just graduated her college ROTC program in 2000, and never felt the need to reach out to other military spouses. "I'm such a fiercely independent person. My wife did her thing, I did my thing. I didn't really embrace the military as a lifestyle."

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Male Military Spouses: Increasingly Common Yet Still Invisible

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