I was well aware of these ups and downs before I married my husband and I have never regretted it.I have felt guilty right alongside him when we had to let our children down, and I have also learned to hide my own disappointment.

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Dating a police officer can be stressful and at times scary even, and there are a few issues you need to consider and work through.

Here we will look at what those are, and briefly discuss them so that you can decide whether they are likely to cause a problem and how you can overcome them.

Not unless you are getting with him for revenge purposes, behind your gang’s back or one of you is married.

Surely law-abiding commoners can date police officers without ending up in jail. Which brings us to ponder what kind of badge you have found yourself attracted to in this scenario.

Things happen in the blink of an eye that can be disheartening for the wives and children of police officers, as well as the officer/husband/father himself.

Not only is he upset because he cannot keep the plans, but he is sad that he let his family down yet again.

We believe experiencing the early stages of a possibly long-term relationship with eyes wide open, a sense of purpose, and devotion to honestly assessing whether you and your significant other are an objectively good match are necessary to the lasting strength of the relationship.

As our goal is to help cops live safe and healthy emotional and relational lives, we offer the following relationship checklist to assist you in determining if you should move forward... First, go slow We all put forth our best selves in the early stages of a relationship, doing our best to hide our warts, shortcomings, and insecurities.

I have comforted my children and made up for these times by doing something else that is fun for them, all the while wishing my husband could be there with us.

Many times I would see other families out and about and I wished I could be them. I especially felt this way on weekends when my husband was working the weekend shift – those times were quite lonely.

In last month's article, , we discussed the challenge of simply meeting good people to go out with, and then offered some suggestions to make meeting them easier while avoiding human landmines.