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Dating advice veteran iraq

Among many invaluable qualities instilled in me by the Marine Corps, empathy is one that I value most. You will lose friends, your career can be jeopardized and justice may never find the perpetrator. Life doesn't stop because my spouse is deployed. We had a healthy, independent relationship before I left and after I returned.

No matter what, you have to learn to give percent to anything you try. If the couple is well-suited to each other, understanding and communication can overcome most of the possible difficulty of dating a veteran. Rather than seeing them as a life sentence for loneliness, look at the bright side of getting to see the world on the government's dime. Listening to all the talk just made for an emotional roller coaster, so eventually we learned to just ignore the rumors. Combat the loneliness and stress by taking good care of yourself physically, emotionally and spiritually.

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So we took the opportunity to talk with a few wives, and pick their opalescent brains about their best advice ever. Right, there should be relative ease in being together because you accept and celebrate who you each are and complement one another. If your date has a disability, assume that she understands her own needs better than you do. This societal prejudice is exacerbated in the military microcosm.

Jelena Woehr Dating a veteran can be either very difficult or quite simple, depending upon the couple's compatibility and how affected the veteran has been by his or her military experience. You never know what the housing is like from post to post. Not silly warnings about us. When Jennifer Grier first told her former Marine father that she was marrying a Marine, he offered his support, but also a few suggestions.

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