Dating a police officer
Would those challenges be there had I selected another occupation such as school teacher or veterinarian? The Numbers Game By the time a woman can become a police officer in the U.
If you wouldn't want your best friend to do it, you shouldn't either. Being a female in law enforcement has its challenges. We (Oath) and our partners need your consent to access your device, set cookies, and use your data, including your location, to understand your interests, provide relevant ads and measure their effectiveness.Oath will also provide relevant ads to you on our partners' products.It's like saying to her, "I really like you, except this one big part of you that happens to be paying the bills." Several officers have explained to me that this makes them feel completely unappreciated, as if what they do as female police officers doesn't count.
They feel that if they were men, they would be considered heroes for their chosen occupation, but as women they are just doing something to upset their partner. For me personally, I was a divorced mom when I became an officer. It felt like men were looking for a challenge or they wanted to be able to put an "X" in the box on their bucket list that reads, "Dated a Cop." Some of our challenges are obvious—we can't date criminals or our bosses, and sometimes these seem to be the only people around.The Intimidation Factor Next, occupations such as school teacher or nurse are more traditional female roles that are considered much less threatening or intimidating than police officer by men.