This past Christmas was our 3rd Christmas spent together. But this year was definitely the most difficult. He had just gotten home on December 23rd, and it was a constant struggle finding time for just ourselves. We were able to celebrate Christmas and his birthday (NYE) together and that was really important for me. He wasn’t able to come home in time for my birthday (Dec. 14) but being able to spend time with him for 11 days definitely made up for that.
I think a lot of people would agree that 2016 wasn’t the best. But, for me I think it was a wonderful year. It was a year of growth and maturity. Don’t get me wrong, there were plenty difficult days and nights spent crying. But overall I have learned so much and I think 2016 was incredible.
Over the course of nearly a year of blogging solely about the military life, I have received many questions in the comments, in Instagram DMs, etc. A lot of them have to do with boot camp and writing to your significant other and what you can expect from that situation. I have written a blog post about that but I would still like to answer any further questions that I have not talked about or that you just are curious about.
I have been counting down the days until Christmas for months. I love Christmas, but I love that my boyfriend will be coming home just in time for it this year. He comes back on December 23rd and will only be here for 10 days. I so wish he could stay longer but I am going to be thankful for the time I’ll have with him. Continue reading “Military Talk: Christmas”
The time is finally here! You get to travel many, many miles to see your loved one. The best part? Getting off that plane knowing you’re in the same city again. The worst part? How much money it costs to see your significant other. It’s not easy being in a long distance relationship, and I think this is the part I struggle with the most. The fact that seeing him relies heavily on how much money we can save. Continue reading “Military Talk: Saving Up To Visit”
A lot of long distance relationships happen during school, whether that be high school or college. Currently for me I am in my 3rd year of college and I cannot wait to be done with it. My boyfriend left during the winter semester last year, so this year is going to be my first full year of college without him. Continue reading “Military Talk: Dealing With Distance and School”
In a couple of months my love will be in the military for one year. It seems much longer than that already. And lately, my overall mood has been low. Continue reading “Military Talk: Feeling “Numb””