Dating someone in the military
Read more about military couple deployment arguments here.8) Consider that in a local or national emergency if is likely your service member will be called to serve the country or local community.There is a lot to enjoy and love about the adventures the military can bring to your life.If you chose, it will make you strong, courageous, brave, more outgoing and give you a network of friends around the world.7) You need to understand that when men have been eating dirt, crawling on their stomachs under barbed wire, on a ship, or dusty, remote camp, sleeping on the world's worst mattress (if they even have one) they are going to be ornery.And sorry to say it, but some of that is going to blow back on you because they can't vent it anywhere else. This will be one of the biggest challenges to your relationship because it's eventually going to get you hot under the collar and sick and tired of hearing it and then you're going to lose it a little and there's going to be a fight.
9) If you aren't a happy person, you won't be happy with the military.There will be lots of things to complain about and get frustrated by.Obsessing about all these things will make you, your partner and everyone around you miserable.3) If you are someone who needs to live close to your family, do not date or marry someone in the military. Do not anticipate that you will get them to leave it and do something else.
You will move a lot, potentially in far flung places around the world. 5) If you have a very defined career path that requires a specific location & number of years spent in one place a military partnership will make that very difficult. If you want a big career that demands you live in a particular area, or long years in one place, don't date people in the service.Sitting down with three couples in different stages of the military and service, some light has been shed on the difficulties of loving someone serving our country.