Cop dating cop does it work
With that said, these are the kinds of difference that could make or break any potential couple – regardless of what their profession is. If you’re looking to date someone who is always home at the same time each day, dating a police officer is probably not for you.
Most people who work in law enforcement do shift work, meaning they might be at work while you’re sleeping and vice versa, and this schedule can change depending on the week/month.
The downside is that they might not always be available when you want them to be, however if you’re the kind of person who (like me) values their alone time, dating someone who doesn’t have a 9-5 schedule can sometimes be a positive thing.
4) It’s a stressful job and sometimes that stress comes home with them.
The intensity of their job can have differing effects on a relationship in both good and ways.
Evaluate your patience and strength of character in the face of adversity.Between the shift work, the long hours and dealing with dangerous, life and death situations – being a cop can be very stressful.To quote a cop I once dated, “Every day I go to work, I witness the breakdown of society.” Even if the person you’re dating is positive and upbeat, you have to keep in mind that many police see and experience some pretty grizzly stuff on a day to day basis – and sometimes it’s hard to let it go at the end of the day. You’re dating someone who puts their life on the line every workday to keep other people safe.Dating a cop, and especially being married to a cop takes courage.Just as it takes a special and strong kind of person to be in law enforcement, it takes a certain someone to handle the pressures of being in a relationship with a man or woman who wears a badge.