Which Type of Military Man Is Best for You?

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By: Zoe Samuel

5 Min Quiz

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About This Quiz

Military life is not for everyone - though technically thanks to registering for the draft, it could be imposed on half of the people irrespective of how they feel about it. However, in practice, two generations of Americans have been able to join the military or not as a matter of choice. That means the only people who end up there are those who have made a conscious decision that military life is right for them. They're committed to the travel, the training, the extremely hierarchical environment where everything has an acronym, and everyone knows where they're supposed to be at all times.

Being married into that life is also a choice. Military spouses face all sorts of limitations on their freedom to choose where they live and what sort of lifestyle they'll have. However, they also enjoy a great many opportunities, as well as certain guarantees regarding pensions and healthcare that are very enticing. On top of that, they get to serve in their own way, holding the fort while the fighting men and women of the military secure the homeland.

Happily, there are lots of ways to serve, and that means there are lots of options for a military spouse. What sort of military man would best match your vision of life as a military partner? Let's find out!

Do you like routine?

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Do you prefer your military life in small doses?

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Do you prefer to live in the US?

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Do you have an eye on life after the military?

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Do you want a man who has a lot of medals and ribbons?

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Do you want time off from being around your man every month?

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Do you like the ocean?

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Do you mind living in the middle of the country?

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Do you need a lot of money to be happy?

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Do you want life to be mostly normal?

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Do you want your man to come home after every shift?

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How important is the coolness of your man?

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How much are you counting on a government pension?

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Do you want a college educated man?

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Do you enjoy water sports?

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Do you enjoy frequent travel?

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Do you mind having to live in many locations over the course of your life?

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Do you need to be able to choose where you live?

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Do you mind living someplace remote?

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How long would you prefer your man spend in the service?

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What sort of weather do you like best?

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When you think of the military, what movie do you think of?

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When you imagine where you might live, what's the worst case scenario?

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When you imagine where you might live, what's the best case scenario?

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What would you like your man to do after he retires from the military?

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What sort of hobby do you have?

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What part of the country do you currently call home?

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Where are you from?

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Which of these is closest to the profession of your last boyfriend?

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Are you in it for the long haul?

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