They have kids, they have base housing, they know their way in and out and through the military like I would know my way through a video game. Nothing makes me feel as self-conscious as being around people who have years of experience over me. I had never felt so alone as when I had to mingle with these people and get to know them, when I was so new to everything relatively speaking and had so little in common with them. But whatever military-hosted gathering you find yourself at, all you can do is get through it. So make friends with as many people who have dated, married, or been family to someone in the military. One word:
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There are certain things that strong military relationships have. Perhaps you are already dating someone in the military but want to know more before making a serious commitment. If you are considering seriously dating a man or woman in the military, there are a few things to consider. Need more on military life? Check out the Ultimate Handbook for modern military spouses and significant others. I just found your blog and I love it!
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Men in uniform will never go out of style. And call it socially constructed, biologically motivated, or whatever. There is something absolutely hot about men who wear military uniform. Military guys are protective, which comes with the territory I suppose.
After a military career, it is human nature to want someone to share your past and plan your future with. If you have served in the armed forces, seek out a dating partner with similar experience, or someone who has already shared a life with a military man or woman. The truth of the matter is that it takes a certain type of person to be a military wife or husband, and it also takes some of that same understanding to be the partner of someone who use to be in the armed forces. There are certain characteristics that all men and women who serves our country have, which will stay with them no matter how long it's been since they have picked up a gun.