Vicki, I'm 22 years old, and this is my first time being in a relationship with a man in the military.
He just got back from Afghanistan and decided that he wants to be married within the next two years.
Dating a man in the military can be one of the most rewarding experiences you could ever endure.
I've learned over the years that some people go crazy over a man in uniform. Because of this, women can leap too quickly into the relationship.
As a result, they can ignore signs that should be grabbing their attention. Your age doesn't matter and his age doesn't matter. Naturally, you want to be in close proximity to your boyfriend, but the distance will be OK for now. You have set at least a two-year marker for marriage and that's great.
I'm not saying I will be mean or surly, I just intend to be more candid about the situation.
You said this is your first time with a military man.
However, if you are considering dating someone in the military, get ready for heartache.
As wonderful as it feels to see your military man when he comes back, it is going to hurt tenfold when they have to leave again.I've heard many stories of soldiers being unfaithful, and I was wondering with him being only 21, should I be concerned?We are already nine hours apart, and I plan on moving my son and me closer to him. Sincerely, New Relationship Dear New, I promised myself that 2015 would be my year to start being more open and honest with everyone who writes to me.It is often possible to talk via phone, Internet, or postal mail with your beau, no matter how many thousands of miles you are apart.In order to have a healthy and successful relationship with someone in the military, you have to be willing to offer your man a lot of trust. There is no way that either of you will be able to ignore the jealousy and fear that comes from being thousands of miles apart, but what is important is how you handle it.Women often involve their children too soon in a new relationship and, when it ends, it leaves their children confused and angry.