This is based solely on the experiences of my veteran friends, as well as my own with a past paramour. The military teaches service members to trust their unit, and few others. If he comes to you with a problem, chances are he’ll talk about it until he no longer wants to and then go into lockdown. That is not a good thing or a bad thing, that is just a matter of fact and something you need to understand. Military men are used to their band of brothers, and are bred to be loyal and protective. Some branches of the military (I’m looking at you, Marines) have a feeling of superiority over others.
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.
Mike left me a nice comment on i Tunes which actually spured this third episode.
After having produced the first two episodes, I realized just how much work it takes to record and produce a podcast, but thanks to Mike, I decided to take it one episode at a time and go ahead with number three.
Remember that we are the largest free online dating service, so you will never have to pay a dime to meet your soulmate. so i assume im gonna have the same problem with guys going POOF on me cause im on a ship for months at end ... You have to be a certain kind of person to be able to handle it.
Now, I personal would never date a Man in the navy.. Military men are a breed all there own and they are a great bunch to be around - army , air force or navy.
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.
There have been a few articles about the pros and cons of dating the Generation Y military man, and while some of them are better reads than others, I felt the need to weigh in. Military men may never have closer relationships than those they made in the military.
But like every other profession out there, you have the good, the bad and the ugly. or maybe it was just that particular one I 'met' with a tattooed...
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.
It is a lot of work to break down those barriers and gain enough trust for him open up and be vulnerable. You need to understand this and realize how difficult it is. However, for those who do, there is nothing wrong with that.
Remember that we are the largest free online dating service, so you will never have to pay a dime to meet your soulmate. So I guess the question is; would you date a military person? would I date a Military person..well guess I already have... Bottom line: The more secure people are in themselves, the higher chance of them being okay with being involved with someone in the forces. Part of that thrill is what's in and behind that uniform.
Wow, you can have excellent conversations and emails and once they ask what you do and your response is 'Navy' POOF! The Navy's in port girls, let's go and give 'em a darn, good salute"! If the Navy wanted you to have a wife, they would have issued you one Do they put them on loan cards?