If you are considering seriously dating a man (or woman) in the military, there are a few things to consider.
If you are anything like me, the thought of going for months at a time without seeing him was enough to upset me.
It turns out the anticipation was the part that was the hardest.
We are both unsure about this whole process so anyone with experience and can offer some it would be greatly appreciated!! I really do hope you're right in that the weeks will fly by, 8 weeks...
the days are going to drag by but the weeks will fly. Now if he is underway (meaning on a ship when he is out at sea)... He can email but he can't call or text while at sea.
I can tell that you are thinking, "how in the world are we supposed to maintain a relationship if he is away all of the time?
" Well, many military marriages and relationships manage to make it work. Com and Spouse Buzz, you will find a wealth of information that will help you understand exactly what your boyfriend is experiencing and also what military spouses experience.That is so good to hear that he is able to do all of that once he's out of basic!!Thank you soooo much My boyfriend of four years just left for bootcamp and you should know- it is not NEARLY as bad as I was expecting!If anyone can offer me any advice or let me know what it's like dating a coastie please post! I loved every minute of my life being involved with the CG.I want to be as supportive to him as I possibly can and the thought of not seeing him for months at a time is so sad to me :/ does it get any easier? It takes some adjustment and some getting used to but it sure can be a lot of fun!He's a great guy and, honestly, I feel like I'm falling in love with him as each day goes by.