"October 20th. That's the day we're deployed... I thought you should know."
I didn't cry. Not until I got home. He told me where they'll be. He thinks. I didn't ask how long. He didn't say.
I knew when we started dating that there was a possibility of him going back. I knew he was a soldier. I knew that. I still know that... And I'm proud of him.
But gosh... I'm scared.