The first date my wife and I went on I was carrying concealed. We left the restaurant and she wanted to go into a bar. When I said I couldn’t and she asked why I said, “Because I’m carrying a gun.” So we sat outside at another restaurant and finished our date. 10 years later we are married with a one year old boy. We had met through mutual friends who had told her that I owned a firearm related website so she wasn’t that surprised but she still tells that story to this day.
For those of you who routinely carry and are single, dating raises some interesting questions and challenges. In an effort to get to the bottom of the issue and find some solutions, two of our writers volunteered to collaborate on this article. Here’s the resulting conversation. – Luke McCoy
Read the original story: Is That a Pistol in Your Pocket? A Guide to Dating While CCW