Your fears will be realized when he casually tells you about the near misses, low fuel warnings and the time he volunteered to be the ‘pathfinder’ through the storms just because he wanted to get to the hotel before the restaurant closed. And who doesn’t love a veteran pilot in a season uniform? You will never want for little bars of soap, shampoo and if he is really cheap – really bad toilet paper.You’ve enjoyed a four day break from your Jet Driver while he’s been out dodging storms, avoiding calamity and spilling coffee on himself. Imagine the love you will feel when you see him walking from the car looking fine in his stripes. Maybe he spent a few extra hours in the sun waiting for a late hotel van or a little extra time in the rain kicking the tires of his jet. Your bookshelf and magazine rack will be stock full of gossip magazines and bad fiction.He’s been gone for four days and to avoid overloading his suitcase with extra bulk he’s packed just one uniform. Your couch throws will be thin airline blankets and your pantry will be full of snack mix and V8.And because he is junior you can look forward to Wednesday night date night because he will be working weekends and only be home a few days during the week.If you have a normal nine to five job you will enjoy many weekends out with your girlfriends telling them about how awesome your new man is.Well, any fears you may have had will be as easy as a bed time story when he comes home and tells you about his day.If he brings another winged warrior over and they have a few beers then you’d better leave the room and start packing depends before you fly. Free stuff Your man will bring you all kinds of gifts from the road.
And if you’re so lucky to marry one, I’ll tell you the secrets you have in store for you. You can look forward to off season trips to cold beaches and icy ski slopes.
And while travel is cheap you aren’t afforded any extra privileges in the TSA line so if you get bumped from the flight because there is no room for your cheap ass you can go home with the memory of being harassed and possibly man handled by a security agent – for free! As much as you may love your man it’s nice to spend some time apart. If your pilot is junior in the airline you can look forward to him being away even more often giving you even more time to watch bad tv alone on the couch.