Advice for dating someone in the military
If you two can catch it early and address it, you will be fine.
I always hear horror stories about dating military guys and have met a couple awful military guys myself (violent, immature, threatened me). In the realm of military men, try to avoid the ones that get caught up in unit drama.
They are just like anyone else except their job involves the military.
My boyfriend is leaving for Basic Training for the Air Force in January, so he's not quite a "military man" yet, but I'll be honest and say that I'm terrified of it.
My boyfriend is in the military, and he's not a bad person. He loves his job, and he aspires to be the best he can be for his soldiers. It makes me proud to watch him excel in something that he loves.
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It is easy to over-think your behavior when dating a military woman.
While it's too bad it didn't work out (my fault, not his), I know now how I'm to be treated by a man and will look for someone like him when looking for a husband. I also have a friend who's married to a military guy who is a complete MORON, but he's a good husband and father.
And I know some military people who are just jerks.
In all honesty it's just like dating in general you are going to find good and bad guys.