Skip to comments.How to destroy a soldier’s life
Posted on 02/12/2010 12:49:06 PM PST by HD1200
I came across an article on Salon entitled How to leave a soldier that has apparently been making ripples across the blogosphere. It absolutely infuriated me, and I knew I had to write about it. Before I get into the article, though, let me explain some things in the interest of full disclosure. My significant other is a Marine. We live together in North Carolina while hes stationed at Camp Lejeune. The first year of our relationship was long distance, with him in North Carolina and me in Florida. Were together now, but the Corps brings us apart occasionally for training and such, and of course, for deployments. Never, ever would I do something so cowardly as to send him a Dear John letter while he was deployed. But thats exactly what this woman
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This is just dreadful. I cannot imagine this mindset. How horrible.
Stupid Dartmouth woman fell for the “Officer and Gentleman” fantasy world. If I was in the military I would keep an arms length from women with Ivy League or similiar degrees.
Having seen the effect of such letters in Vietnam
I can think of no more self centered selfish act.
My USMC son dating and in love with a wonderful young woman. They are discussing marriage but he does not want to be even engaged until he gets deployed.
He wants to see if she can handle deployment. I think that is a wise move.
I know it sounds niave, but I’m always shocked at how evil human beings can be.
At base camp in Saudi awiting transport back to the states in ‘91 there was a loud report, and we found there had been a suicide amoungst the other personel at the camp.
A young Marine’s wife had sent him a dear john porn video.
I have seen worse.
Banks accounts cleaned out, kids gone, house sold and Daddy got home without a clue on what was going on...
The Marine lost nothing when he lost his (wife). Notice that it was HE who stood up with his son when his son entered the Naval Academy.
Somehow, as I was reading this, I saw the face of Cindy Sheehan throughout.
My ex is somewhat like this. After 14 yrs of Marriage, she filed for divorce when our son turned 3. These days, some women are convinced if it isn’t all about them, it isn’t right.
OMG. I don’t know what else to say. Only that I hope this soldier found someone to live a happy life with.
The shallowness of this woman is so obvious, even her son (who no doubt loves her), has seen it and chosen another life.
My USMC son and his intended won’t even talk about marriage until he’s retired from service. Neither one will consider a marriage until both are available to care for their family. As much as I want grandchildren and as much as I giggle to myself when they speak of their “Five-Year Plan,” I get it. There is a great deal of love there, but neither of them is silly enough to think they can live on it alone.
I’d tell her “Hey, bee-yotch, don’t let the door hit you in the ass on the way out.”
That's about as cruel as it gets.
I do believe I'm wise to not date. She says something one day, I'm either in jail or dead.
She’s a cupid stunt, yet there were many like her during DS/DS who did worse.
One of them happened to be engaged to a buddy of mine who had made the mistake of giving her power of attorney. Imagine having absolute authority over a person’s life while they’re deployed and the liberties one can take. She did.
My wife told me that a lot of the spouse’s meetings held at Nellis turned into BMW (bitch, moan and whine) sessions.
It takes a special breed of woman/man to be married to a service member and make it work. Sadly, it appears that this article will only embolden those contemplating this instead of working to salvage their marriages.
A similar thing happened to a close friend of mine when he was deployed during Desert Storm. 8 months in and he gets his letter. There is a word that rhymes with witch that describes her and women like her perfectly.
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