Family Relationships

Taking Steps to Improve Relationships

The experiences of military life can affect veterans in ways that may impact their relationships. In these videos, veterans talk about working through problems with their friends and loved ones and finding solutions that benefit everyone.

In addition to this page, see these additional resources:

Also, go to the Self-Help Page and look at the other unresolved issues in your life.

Check the VA’s page on Family Relationships  to see how the VA can help:

  • What should I know about managing my relationships with friends and family?
  • What family and relationship-related issues should I keep an eye out for?
  • What can I do about family and relationship issues?

And much more.

Non-VA Local Help

Know A Vet? presents this information and these national resource directories, not as a recommendation of any specific service or provider, but as a starting point for your own research.

Please feel free to use the check sheets Before, During and After the Medical Appointment and Choosing a Medical Service Provider to help you in your search for the best help for your individual circumstances.

In addition, there may be other federal, state and local government or private resources for your individual needs.

VA, Government, and Organization Help

Know A Vet? presents this information and these national resource directories, not as a recommendation of any specific service or provider, but as a starting point for your own research.

Clicking here will bring you to a database of other VA services you can locate by zip code.

Please also check out our page on Filing Claims. We recommend that you do NOT file claims on your own.  If you do not file exactly the way the VA looks for information, it can take literally years for your claim to go back and forth before approval or denial.

The other resources listed, such as your local Veterans Service Office  (names vary by county), VSO counselor, VFW, etc., will help you determine what you are eligible for and file correctly for results in as little as a few weeks.

  • Type “ Family Relationships” in the search box at FindHelp.org
  • The National Veterans Foundation provides lots of resources and Vet-to-Vet assistance.
  • Military.com offers lots of articles and resources for getting and keeping your family relationships on track.

Learn More – Get More

Learn more about what it feels like to live your best life. Go to our Self Help page to explore other issues that can bring you “All The Way Home.”

Also, check out the Claims and Appeals topic to maximize compensation and benefits for yourself AND your loved ones.

It’s your turn to get your best life back! You EARNED it with your service!