A Different Kind of Waiting

posted 3 years ago in Waiting
Post # 3
1790 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: November 2014

I’m not sure why you’re away from your SO, but I can somewhat relate. My bf recently started working night shifts, so we only see each other on the weekend. I know it’s not nearly as bad as it could be, but it was just a big change after 4 years of being able to see each other every day. I have so much respect for military spouses and other careers that keep loved ones away for long periods of time. 

Post # 5
129 posts
Blushing bee

I completely get you. I only get to see my SO for 2 days every 2-3 weeks, and it’ll continue like this until October next year. Going from long distance, to living together and then back to long distance is hard, but I know he’s worth it. But I miss him terribly at the moment too.

Post # 7
129 posts
Blushing bee

Same! But then we can look back to the times we had to go without them, and we’ll never take being with them for granted, which I really love.

Post # 8
1406 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: May 2015

I’m long distance (we see each other every other week for less than 48 hours) and the day after he leaves I always have what my friends call “SO’s name withdrawal.”  It’s a bummer, but you’ll get back in the groove soon.  At least you don’t have too long apart!

Post # 9
230 posts
Helper bee

Aw I hate being away from my SO! Hope the six weeks just fly by. I don’t envy you!


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