“I never wanted to date or be married to a soldier.
Being raised in Fayetteville/ Fort Bragg, I knew what the life meant and I knew I wasn’t the person for it, but I did it anyway.
Instead of helping your boo to study for a bio test, your helping them study for the promotion board and making sure they have the Soldiers Creed and the NCO Creed perfectly memorized.
Antwon Boston, 24, student at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and in the Individual Ready Reserve Component of the Army thinks that dating a soldier is not much different than a relationship between two civilians.
This list is not simply a composition of pros or cons, but rather an overview of what dating a service member active duty or veteran — is like. They are meant to be extremely close with this group of people and everyone else is simply on a need-to-know basis. It is not a competition between his military friends and you; they are people who shared a very intimate part of his life, and you should want to be close with them, too. He will love you fiercely and be the most faithful companion, if you can promise the same. Granted, that is earned due to the nature of their work and how much they put on the line.
As the significant other, you will not get more details than necessary on anything unless you poke and prod. Related: The unconventional relationship is the norm in the military. However, in the civilian world, or in a relationship, it may be a little hard to deal with. Especially if he is coming from a higher rank, it may be increasingly difficult for him to “fall in line” with civilian life. Not every soldier comes home with post-traumatic stress.
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If your idea of the perfect mate is an enlisted soldier, a West Point cadet, or an active officer in the service of the U. Army protecting the citizens of our great country, then our site is for you.Divorced from her husband who was also in the military, Jessica Player, 38, knows first-hand the strains the military can put on a relationship.“If the Army wanted you to have a family they would have issued one” is a statement Jessica Player, learned growing up.So many women say that to me right off the bat and it infuriates me.Basically, if it’s not a deployment, military personnel always have a choice: they can include you or they won’t.” Any relationship comes with it’s own challenges, but two civilians dating won’t go through things such as deployment and constantly moving to new duty stations.“Anyone who mentally convinces their self otherwise is partially setting the relationship up for failure, in my opinion.