After a week on this site with seemingly no coherent mail, I quit it too.As a result, most of my interactions came from Military It even wanted to verify my photo by using my driver’s license.Regardless of age though, none of them ever responded to my attempts to meet in person.Still, I held out hope, and then I tried my luck in Norfolk, Virginia, while visiting my parents over Labor Day weekend.Being the site of the world’s largest Navy base, I thought sheer numbers might result in an actual encounter.Recently though, I started to think about how hard relationships can be for service members and veterans.
A couple days into my quest for love, I was getting messages from some people who lived five miles away, and others who lived in Germany and Japan. But if that wasn’t enough, there are also military dating sites. C., I tried a few popular dating apps like Tinder, Ok Cupid, and Bumble. just some lonely men who seem to have, as one guy put it, “been used, abused, and cheated on.”In 2015, while I was single and living in Washington, D.We would have conversations about hobbies, school, the weather, and weekend plans, but no one wanted to exchange phone numbers, or set up a place to meet.Typically, if I asked for either a number or a real date, I was met with radio silence and never heard from the guy again.