(Closed) Three weeks in INDIA?!? *venty vent ranty rant*

posted 6 years ago in Long Distance Relationships
Post # 3
542 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

Aw, hugs! I would just save the gift box until you see him. I suggest what I’ve seen some military couples do – “move” valentine’s day to a day when you both will be together and do all the Valentine’s things like exchange heart box chocolates and wear red lingerie on that day instead!

Post # 4
9114 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: December 2012

My husband is deploying over V-Day, too. He’ll be gone 3-4 weeks.

Post # 5
8041 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: December 2013

@MissCalifornia:  Shitty. On the bright side you’re used to some distance. Skype at weird times and get him to bring you back some cool stuff!!

Post # 7
9114 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: December 2012

@MissCalifornia:  He’s usually pretty safe. He is an aircrewman and intelligence, so they don’t go anywhere “dangerous”, he generally stays in the US, but still, I hate when he’s gone. He is gone so often. His deployments average a month, but he’ll only be home roughly two weeks before he deploys again.

Post # 8
13290 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

Aww, I’m so sorry!  But you’ll get through this, you’re a tough girl! I love Garnety’s idea about having your own V-Day when you’re together again!

Post # 9
1856 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: March 2013

It really won’t be so bad – I’m often overseas on research (7-9 hours ahead) for a month or more and it passes much more quickly than you’d think. The time difference will be annoying but you’ll be able to skype here and there and email a bit. And he can definitely bring you back something neat. And it’s only 3 weeks, so by the time he gets back, it’ll be close to your visit.

Post # 10
10366 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2010

Well, bedtime for you will be wakeup time for him, and vice versa. Why not set skype dates for those times?

Post # 11
316 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

I know what you’re going through to a certain extent! My FI has been gone to Vietnam & Indonesia since January 6th. It was supposed to be 3 weeks and has now been stretched longer. He’s hopefully going to be back on March 7th.

We have a 12 hour time difference so usually we try to be online between 7-8 pm my time and 7-8 am his time. We’re able to talk about 1 hour a day but we also email each other.

Some days are longer than others but 3 weeks will go by quick!! 🙂

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