Rather, it just seems like it’s been a post that’s been writing itself for the past (almost!) 3 years as I talk to more and more military significant others who have successful relationships. Some of us genuinely like it; others of us put up with it because it is a condition of being attached to the person we love.But they know what’s going on in the world, because it’s their job to know, and for many, it’s the reason they joined the military in the first place. Articles about, well, dating, often get more views and social media shares than stories about ISIS and conflict in the Ukraine.Guys in the military are focused on what’s important, our national security, and helping the world as a whole become safer.They’re pretty similar to us—the one big difference? Read their stories to see what exactly that means when it comes to school, daily life, dating and everything else.
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.Though her family was initially nervous and “thought I was crazy…out of my mind for even considering it,” they eventually agreed it was a great career move and “an honorable way to use my skills.” Amina, after taking the oath to become an officer in the US Army, contributed by Amina Moghul As a full-time student in her second year at medical school, right now—not really.She describes herself as “pretty much a civilian right now.” That involves waking up later than she would in the Army, going to class, working out, studying - sounds familiar, right? “Normal” guys love to write their appeal off as “the uniform,” or the fact that they’re usually in great shape.But there’s a reason the military men you meet, more so than other hot men in uniform (think firefighters, police officers, the UPS guy), are either in relationships, or don’t seem to have a lot of trouble meeting women. At the end of the day, most of these things are qualities any guy could bring to the table, if he really tried.Going On a First Date Dating During Deployment Dating After Deployment Community Q&A It is easy to over-think your behavior when dating a military woman.