Dating before deployment

Before my husband deployed to Iraq for the second time, he and I went through a particularly rough patch in our relationship, and found ourselves fighting, literally, all the time.

We fought about stupid things, things that didn't matter, but for some reason, neither of us were willing to let anything go.

She simply smiled and said, "Let me give you a piece of advice, honey.

If you want to get married to a Marine, and stay that way, you've got to realize, you can't make any major life decisions beginning six weeks before he deploys until six weeks after he gets back.

Talking with people about relationships with loved ones in the military is like opening a bottle that has been violently shaken.

The pressure inside is so great that the questions and experiences come out fast and strong, and they spew in every direction.

When it comes to tips about loving a service member, nearly ever wife agreed, that getting yourself moving and keeping yourself occupied were key.Here are some of the comments I have received about deployment and its impact on relationships. Everything was going great the first half of the deployment, then out of nowhere he starts to become distant and disconnected.Anonymous wrote: Guys usually don’t communicate the way women do. The best I would get was a “miss you Babe” on a phone call. Then he tells me that he doesn’t know if he has the same feelings for me anymore.Maybe you just met this person in the military and are curious about the “what-ifs” that come with the relationship.Perhaps you are already dating someone in the military but want to know more before making a serious commitment.