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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Military Talk: Our Future Plans

our-future-plansThinking about the future can be very exciting. As of this moment, we have no idea when the next time we’ll be able to see each other is. That can make life a little more difficult. For me, it is nice to have an end date. It’s nice to know how many more days I have to get through until I can see him again. So lately, I’ve been thinking a lot about our future. Thinking about our possible future makes me excited. Right now it’s the only thing I have to look forward to.

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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: Q&A

qa-pintOver 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.

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Military Talk: Dealing With Distance and School

military-talk-pint-school-ldrA 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”

Military Talk: Feeling “Numb”

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””