Military Talk: What I’ve Learned In One Year of Military Life

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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.

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Long Distance Valentine’s Cards

valentines-pintValentine’s is a tricky holiday to be apart from your significant other. It’s a day filled with post after post of cute things your friends have received. It’s post after post of reasons why so-and-so love each other. There’s probably someone getting engaged.

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Military Talk: Our Christmas Holiday, 2016

holiday-vacay-pintThis 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.

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Military Talk: Saving Up To Visit

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”

Military Talk: Has Distance Helped or Hurt My Relationship?

Just the other week my mom asked me if I think the distance has helped our relationship or if it’s causing us to struggle. And I instantly replied with “it helps, for sure.” Continue reading “Military Talk: Has Distance Helped or Hurt My Relationship?”

Military Talk: Writing Letters to Someone in Boot Camp

Military Talk - Writing LettersI’m not the first person to tell you that those 9 weeks of Boot Camp are very tough. I have felt every emotion possible in such a short time frame. Writing letters is your only form of communication, so don’t be afraid to write as often as you’d like. Continue reading “Military Talk: Writing Letters to Someone in Boot Camp”