Wow! I really cannot believe my love has been in the US Air Force for one year!! I can still remember the day he left like it happened yesterday. That day I was filled with so many questions. Will we last? What am I going to do if I can’t talk to him? Is this going to be too hard for me?
I’m here to tell my younger self, that yes you CAN do it! Being long distance is tough. It requires a whole lot of effort, and a whole lot of trust.
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
They always say opposites attract. What I think is that differences create interest and it’s with the things you have in common that grows that interest. Continue reading
That night changed us forever. That night I asked him if he was scared to date me or what was going on in his brain… and we sat in silence for a minute or two until he said, “I’m joining the Air Force —” I remember feeling so numb and at a loss for words. Could this really be happening to me? Can I even do long-distance? What do I say? And then I said, “okay, well we can get through this.”