The partners of military personnel deployed abroad experience a significant amount of stress, before and during the deployment.
The difference between a military LDR and a regular LDR is that, while the regular LDR there is more communication the military LDR communication is unexpected and controlled by military regulations or there is not much time to talk.
About 75% of couples in long-distance relationships end up being engaged at some point in the relationship.
Around 10% of couples still maintain a long-distance relationship after marriage.
And a recent study provides them with some warm and fuzzy data to snuggle up to on nights when they’re missing their partners.
Through all the stages of the deployment the partner will exhibit many emotional problems, such as anxiety, loss, denial, anger, depression, and acceptance.
In 2005 a survey suggested that in the United States 14 to 15 million people were considered to be in a long-distance relationship.
According to Pew Internet, American citizens were asked how often they used the Internet on a typical day, they reported 56% sending or reading email, 10% reported sending instant messages, and 9% reported using an online social network such as Facebook or Twitter.
However, with the advent of the Internet, long-distance relationships have exploded in popularity as they become less challenging to sustain with the use of modern technology.