Being a Military WifeMonday, May 16, 2016
What is it like to settle down with a military man? What is it like to be a military wife? Is the portrayal of the military men in...
What is it like to settle down with a military man? What is it like to be a military wife? Is the portrayal of the military men in popular Korean drama series Descendants of the Sun realistic?
Now that Descendants of the Sun has come to an end, I felt that there couldn't have been a more opportune time to craft this post. Hot bods, rippling muscles and uniform fetish aside, what is it like to date or to be married to a military man?
Now, let's start the ball rolling, shall we?
Are all military men hunky-dory material?
Ok, jokes aside, while not all military men may look like Calvin Klein models, they definitely undergo rigorous physical training to stay fit, so let's give them credit lah. ;)
Do they disappear all the time when out on dates?
If the man has to go, he has to go.
|Operations Blue Ridge (Credit: The Singapore Army Facebook Page)|
And you know how our eyes light up whenever we see a good travel deal? Sorry honey, we can't just plan to take leave, hop on a plane and get away. Holidays are planned around his schedule, which can be rather unpredictable.
Is it true that I don't know what he does all the time?
To this day, he tells me that a soldier who truly finds his work meaningful would want to amass operational experience on the ground which would prove useful when the army needs to conduct related military operations in future.
Why am I able to accept life as a military wife?
I guess at the end of the day, as with all decisions that we make in life, we try to go in with our eyes open and make the most out of what we have.