If that isn't something you handle well it will add a lot of stress to a service member's life, which isn't fair to them.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.2) If you do not want to spend prom, birthdays, wedding anniversaries, babies births and holidays without your significant other or future spouse do not date someone in the military.This is a given in the military and other professions like medical, fire and law enforcement.
Also, if you are lucky enough to date one (or some!
Due to the nature of their work, however, dating one can be rather difficult, especially if you have little or no background with the military.
Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared at Cellar Door, the personal blog of Gabrielle Puglia. You need to understand that the military is a brotherhood.
Do not expect they can do that for you and do not make them feel guilty that they should.
Make a different choice or find a way to become more independent.