Your date will likely help inspire the next generation of cops. Police officers have partners on the job — and value loyal partners at home to support them, too.
If you check out the costume section of any adult novelty store it’s obvious that a lot of people fantasise about dating a law enforcement officer (or at the very least, getting naked with them!
First the good bit Law enforcement officials are trusted with perhaps one of the most important jobs of the civilized world – keeping the neighborhood and society safe.
Challenges of dating a police officer
To get to know someone you need to see who they are when they think no one is looking, how they handle conflict, meet their families and friends, manage their money, as well as many other aspects of their lives.
Sit back once in awhile and evaluate who they are and whether or not they meet your criteria as a lifelong partner and remember it takes two years to get to know someone.
) However, as much as dating a police officer may seem sexy, the reality is often more complicated than you might think.
The intensity of their job can have differing effects on a relationship in both good and ways.
And this is why being in a relationship with cops involves something more than fun and romance.
So if you are dating a cop or hope to, here are a few things to keep in mind so that your relationship is mutually fulfilling and supportive.
Police officers don’t shy away from confrontation; they deal with it. Your friends may tease you about handcuffs and strip searches — and you probably won’t mind. Your date will know both the hidden gems and places to avoid in the neighborhoods he/she is assigned to. To excel at the job, a police officer’s personal integrity is an important quality. Your date should be a good driver — and probably knows all the traffic laws (and loopholes) in the area. Your date is trying to make the world — or at least the neighborhood — a better place.
If you’re the independent sort, you’ll have plenty of that much-needed time to yourself.
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.
To paraphrase Chris Rock, Take the relationship slowly; in time defenses come down and you get to see each other warts and all.
Having dated several people who work in law enforcement, I’ve learned quite a bit. One of the things I initially loved when I dated a cop for the first time was how safe I felt with them.