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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Thinking 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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Valentine’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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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.
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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”