It was one of those typical relationships I knew I shouldn’t have began in the first place solely because of the distance, but when we continued talking after he went back to his duty station it just grew into something.
The doubts were frustrating: does it make sense to even attempt dating someone states away?
Truthfully, dating someone in the military is no different from dating a civilian.
You have to be able to see the person as an individual with an identity that isn’t determined solely by their profession, otherwise you are setting yourself up for failure.
You can get acquainted from anywhere and even in your area.