It’s All About Perspective

Police spouses all around support their partners in so many ways. Running all aspects of a home and family life while either working full-time or staying home with your children is a lot of work for one person to manage the majority of. Often times these behind the scenes actions go unnoticed. As a police spouse, you understand that your partner’s career comes with long days and nights, missed holidays and yet an incredible amount of respect and pride. It can be hard to survive the late night shifts, those mis-matched schedules and those feelings of anxiety that can easily creep into your everyday life. Calgary Beyond the Blue has become a resource and connection for me in so many ways. Sinc

Why Peer Support?

“We don’t have to do all of it alone. We were never meant to.” Brene Brown Police families know what the thin blue line means. It stands for the sacrifice law enforcement officers make each day on the job. But we, as spouses/families are also a part of that thin blue line. We make sacrifices every day and feel the heartaches and challenges that come when our officers are on duty. Whether you are a brand new police family or a veteran police family of 15+ years, you know how challenging this career can be to balance a family life. Being a police family comes with a unique set of circumstances, most of which, our friends and family can’t even understand, even if they try. There are mis

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