Dating someone in the military
This is probably one of the worse things that anyone would hate because the lack of communication is awful.They aren’t allowed to have their phones out during work hours, and we are also busy with school or work.For one, you have the pride of dating someone who is selflessly offering their service to the country they love.That kind of dedication speaks wonders for how your military man might treat you.However, there are some definite drawbacks to dating someone in the military.This dedication to their country has drawn you to them, but it could also be the thing that draws you far apart emotionally and geographically. There was no particular email or conversation that got me thinking about this topic.
Rather, it just seems like it’s been a post that’s been writing itself for the past (almost!There are many big changes that come with being in military relationships, but as a couple anyone can make it through the changes together with experience and love.While you never know when a deployment or other work-related issue may come up, we get better at dealing with big changes because of it.But don’t let the sole reason for committing to someone be because of a deployment. Honestly, I think these are good things to think about before entering into any relationship– no matter the affiliation to the military.Don’t ever let yourself be pressured into something you don’t want– it will end badly every time. It can mess with your self-esteem and sense self-worth.