Relationships of the same and opposite genders are prohibited if they fall into any of the following categories: Such relationships don't have to be sexual in nature to be prohibited.
“But he hasn’t called for a few weeks now.” My friend threw her hands up in the air. They have very little choice about when they work, where they live, and how often they can check their phone for messages. They can still be worthwhile and successful, but you have to let go of some of the traditional dating rules.
Military pay can be disappointingly unpredictable for the first few months.
There is nothing wrong with the significant other splitting bills or helping to pay for things.
There are some specific rules about fraternizing in the Army, which has been updated in recent years to clearly define what's acceptable and what isn't.
The goal isn't to discourage soldiers from having any interpersonal relationships, or to prevent team-building among units, but to avoid unfair treatment and the appearance of unfair treatment between an officer or NCO and his subordinates.