Veteran dating

Like a dishonest douchebag who’s been seeing other people behind your back, the VA does not remember your name.

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We might enjoy a round or two of Jewish geography, or discuss hazy memories of the shuk, Tel Aviv’s beaches and Mike’s Place.

If they ask something like, “What about the Palestinians?

In addition to being 25 years old and pretty tapped into modern technology, it’s part of my job as the editor of Task & Purpose. So naturally, when I came across an article on Thought Catalog called “5 Warnings For Dating A Generation Y Military Man,” I was interested.

What I found was about 1,000 words of idiocy and destructive stereotypes about veterans.

After nearly 15 continuous years of war, you’d think more Americans would be aware of the ordeal veterans go through to get the benefits promised to us by the military.

Unfortunately, because only one percent (roughly) of Americans serve in the military at any given time, there’s a massive cognitive disconnect between veterans and, as we lovingly call the rest of the population, civilians.

But there is hope for us yet to bridge the communication divide.

What is the Department of Veterans Affairs to a veteran? One of the first ways to spot a cunning douchebag, if you haven’t figured it out on a date yet, is that they won’t call you first. They’ll always wait for you to call them, and even then they’ll let it go to voicemail. Next time you see them, they act like nothing’s wrong. They’ll wait an eternity to establish a relationship with veterans.

Thanks to the work you do, there are already lots of people who would be interesting in meeting a single soldier like you. The truth is, people in the army have a lot more going for them than just the uniform.

We know it can be tricky to get things started when you're serving in the army so we've come up with some simple advice to help you make sure that your new romance can flourish no matter where you're stationed. Like so many others who wear a uniform to work army singles have dedicated their lives to the service of others.

In actuality, most 18-35 year old Americans are ineligible for military service.

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