Up in the Air

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Registered: 04-17-2011
Up in the Air
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Sun, 04-17-2011 - 9:18pm
I'm new to this and was really just looking for a place to vent and get some advice...any would be appreciated. I don't have any friends with husbands or boyfriends in the military. No family in the military, so I'm really searching for advice.

I've never dated anyone in the military until now...He's 8 years older than me,divorced, has two kids and is leaving for an 8 month deployment next month. Alot to take on...
I feel a little inadequate here simply because I've never been married and have very little experience with children, which he's reassured me is not a problem at all, but nevertheless I still have that uneasy feeling. We are nowhere to the point of me meeting his children though, so we'll cross that bridge when we come to it.

The predicament is that I'm already falling for him. Which is completely unlike me. I can go out on a date and not think of the guy again, but this one I can't do that with. I think about him...well I think about him a lot. He has been nothing but sweet to me, always has a smile on his face and usually brings flowers with him when he comes to see me.
We've dated not long at all and

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Registered: 01-30-2011
Thu, 04-21-2011 - 2:00pm
I had that same feeling of "Well, I don't want to be needy" bc I thought I was sending him too many e-mails while deployed. He said to me "noooooo. I love when you write me. It makes me forget about the bs here for awhile."

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