Anonymous asked: So I've started talked to this guy, and I like him a lot! The problem is, he's shipping out for basic training for the Marines on Sept. 4th. Is it a completely stupid idea for us to start a new relationship merely a few months before he leaves? He's 18, and I'm only 16. Could we make it through? Also, how often would I see him? Thanks so much!
To be honest it is probably not the best idea in the world for you to start a relationship with him. By your age I am assuming that you are in high school so the dances that you will want to have a date for you will either have to go with a friend or go by yourself.
On the other hand, if you date him for a while and you really like him and decide that you think you can make it then you can always try out the relationship, but make sure you are both aware that the chances of it not working out are high.
As far as you two making it through everything that is really up to the couple. Some couples who have been together for years can’t make it through a long distance relationship and some that just started can. It is completely reliant on the relationship.
Most people in the Marines are deployed as soon as they were done with training so you probably wouldn’t be able to see him very much. If he isn’t deployed he will most likely be stationed somewhere else.
In the end this is really up to you. Personally I wouldn’t do it but if you feel like you care about him enough and you have faith that you can make it, by all means give it a try.
Military Girlfriend Out.