Tips for dating an army man
Work schedules and leave time are always at the discretion of his superiors and are subject to change at any time.Relocation and deployment occur with little warning.Researching this post, I found much of the advice for military girlfriends discouraging. It made me think back to my days as a military girlfriend and how small the military community made me feel at times. I was a young professional with a career and my own money.It hurt most at the time because my service member and I had been together for years. In the civilian community, people wouldn’t dream of constantly reminding you of “your place.”.
She simply smiled and said, "Let me give you a piece of advice, honey.
Military life tends to take over a bit from time to time, but remember your individuality. Doing this will help your survive long deployments and separations so much better.
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We fought about stupid things, things that didn't matter, but for some reason, neither of us were willing to let anything go.
I remember mentioning this to another wife in passing, and how surprised I was that this build-up seemed harder than his first tour.
Physically fit, unerringly punctual, generally kind and chivalrous, soldiers represent the classic American dream.