If you consider yourself a woman who, if she found true love, would be willing to wait for her man while he was away and put up with unexpected challenges, a military man might be the perfect choice for you.
When you date a military officer, your life changes.
The friend’s gender or sexual orientation has no bearing.
I have had to forgo friendships over the years because it’s just easier to do that than to argue. — “Dan” in Pittsburgh Start by recognizing that what Kevin is doing may be a reflection of his insecurity.
Try this: The next time you become friendly with someone and Kevin starts putting the person down, don’t take the bait. Mature adults can do that and still have a healthy relationship.
Tell him he’s entitled to his opinion and if he’d like to join you, he is welcome.
However, if I become friends with someone, Kevin will find something wrong with the person, make unkind comments about them to me and make me feel guilty for wanting to be with them.
It could be the person is too loud, too opinionated, has different eating habits than his, etc.
Intelligent women will want to meet you, get to know you, and be willing to help you CREATE a history together.What we mean is that he values his commitments and, since the military often determines how he spends his time, he takes advantage of opportunities to follow through on his promises when he doesn’t have duty getting in the way.Time is valuable to him and he hasn’t forgotten that when he is in your company.One of the most impressive aspects of dating a military officer is that he still knows how to treat a lady in a way that makes her feel special.He still holds the door open for you when you walk into a building, he still calls your mother “ma’am,?Suddenly, you’re part of a community that has its own culture and your time becomes both more and less valuable, depending on the circumstances.You can go to extravagant balls, take part in milestone celebrations, and move to places you never thought you’d live.And those women who aren’t willing aren’t worth your time.I am 19 years younger than Kevin and very outgoing.Most of my adult life in the service has been spent taking care of soldiers’ emotional, financial and professional needs so they could do their jobs. They say I “have no relationship history” so I don’t know how to compromise or share. — Frustrated in Texas You are the second longtime bachelor who has asked me this question in the last several weeks!I can change my wardrobe, I can lose some weight, but I can’t change my “history.” What on earth do I say or do to convince women (both online and offline) to take a chance with me? I don’t know what pop psychologist came up with the thesis that never-married men are to be avoided.