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I Am A Military Girlfriend Looking For Frinds Who Understand

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 526 People

    Hi Guys, so I am new to this whole military

    girlfriend life. I am just so glad to find a group of people who are supporting each other like this. I just wanted to say thank you all for being here.
    aroe13 aroe13 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 22, 2014

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    Found Out Today When He Gets Deployed ... Going A Little Crazy !

    Mine leaves in august, i found out today during my 4th period class, i have no idea how i'm going to handle it, i mean its hard enough him being stationed half way across the world but at least when he's is home he can talk to me every night, right now hes in Latvia (there...
    HisPrincessMySoldier HisPrincessMySoldier 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 22, 2010

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    Hi! I was just wondering

    if I could get some advice for a current situation with my Marine boyfriend. He's been a Marine since August but I've known him since freshman year of high school, I'm a freshman in college now. I'm 18, he's 19. We reconnected a month ago and started dating. We skyped and texted...
    gigi0201 gigi0201 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 9

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    I am the girlfriend of a Marine

    who has just recently left for MCT. We've been together for almost 2 years now and he's my best friend. My senior prom is in late May or early June and he's not sure if he's going to be able to make it back in time to come. Of course he feels bad and says he will try to make it...
    MarinesPrincesss15 MarinesPrincesss15 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 8, 2014

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    Not Sure How To Act

    Okay, so for awhile now I've been wondering whether my relationship with my Marine is like most military relationships or if there even is a "normal." I see a future with my guy but it seems like most couples are dead set on marriage and neither me or my guy have come even close...
    Lizrace Lizrace 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 21, 2013

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    val8788 val8788 26-30, F Mar 20

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    I am having a tough time today.

    Although I get to talk to him, and FaceTime him constantly. I'm still missing him like crazy. I get to see him again in 7 weeks. and then we will be facing our first deployment. During which he may miss our first child's birth, and all of the wedding planning. Since we are...
    mirandab3 mirandab3 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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    5 Months Left

    Hey Girls ! My bf is a infantry soldier and he went to basic training at ft. Benning and finished in March. He came home and got sick so i couldn't see him because i was still on my permit and he wasn't home long. So it was good to have him home and then he left to go to West...
    kseniyasamsonik kseniyasamsonik 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 26, 2012

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    Hearing From My Cousin Whos At Bmt Made Me Think...

    today i texted my cousin's girlfriend wishing her a happy thanksgiving, and i didnt realize she was over in Oklahoma   visiting my cousin for his basic training gradation for the army. when i got a reply to what i sent, it said, " it's chris, happy thanksgiving to you...
    kristyrosee kristyrosee 16-17, F Nov 25, 2010

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    Terrified Thoughts

    Hi everyone, my name is Victoria. My boyfriend of a year has enlisted into the army and will most likely leave for basic in four short months. I'm scared of what can happen.II have no idea on how to cope with all of these feelings. I just need to talk to someone in my position...
    littlemshopeless littlemshopeless 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 19, 2013

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    North Carolina?

    Any other military girlfriends around? Looking for maybe some local girls who are dealing with their men being away. My marine is at Cherry Point.
    Taytay0709 Taytay0709 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 22, 2013

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    Deployment..

     So my fiance was telling the other day about how since the whole killing of Osama Bin Laden thing has struck up some issues and that his unit is on call for deployment right now.. :( Its scary to think about because I know it will be out of no where. theres still a chance of...
    illalwaysbehere illalwaysbehere 16-17, F May 11, 2011

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    Looking For Friends I Could Talk To

    Hello, my name is Kandas and I'm pretty much new to the whole being an Army Girlfriend thing. Its been a crazy emotional rollercoaster for me. One minute I'm laughing, smiling, and happy. The next minute I'm crying, depressed, and in a bad mood. It scares me that maybe I'm not...
    Kandaslr91 Kandaslr91 18-21, F 14 Responses Sep 18, 2012

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    I sent my first letter tuesday this week

    and still havent gotten anything from my SO :( i know it can take up to 3 weeks for him to get him i just hope hes not waiting to write me until he gets one from me :( just feeling really down tonight :( i miss him so much, my chest hurts just seeing his pictures, watching the...
    DayshaKevin93 DayshaKevin93 18-21, F Feb 1, 2014

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    I am a navy girlfriend with a lot of obstacles

    to face but love my soon to be sailor
    Aramos29 Aramos29 22-25 1 Response Apr 22, 2014

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    I heard that when he goes to mos schooling he

    won't be able to leave base unless it's with family or a wife .. Is that true?
    JusstJusstinee JusstJusstinee 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 25

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    So I got what will probably be my last letter

    from my guy, the good news is that he past his last PT test, the bad news is, he nearly cracked his sternum, he is sore, but he is alright, I guess, I just tend to over worry, so I hope that he is okay, and can still graduate in a week.
    AshAshyAshley AshAshyAshley 22-25, F Apr 16

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    well he left 4 days ago,

    i was doing okay until today, i think it finally hit me..im not sure how im gonna make it without him. Hes the rock when im weak and right now im weak and alone :( my family isnt being supportive and my friends have disappeared..car troubles didnt help today..thanks for letting...
    DayshaKevin93 DayshaKevin93 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 24, 2014

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    So my MilSo and I just talked

    and we are talking about planning our engagement for this summer and our wedding during his leave, during winter... I guess what I wanted to ask is how to transition from being a military gf to a fiancé and how to start planning without family members knowing until he talks to...
    cabp24 cabp24 18-21, F Apr 3

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    Pfc Marine Girlfriend

    I have had a hard time with my Marine being at SOI, not nearly as hard as when he was in bootcamp! I am really looking for other marine girlfriends/wives to talk to because my friends just dont understand what its like! I dont know about you ladies but it drives me crazy to hear...
    meldred93 meldred93 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 20, 2012

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    I just left from visiting my boyfriend

    for 9 days and I can't stop crying. I'm just so much happier with him. I don't know how to alleviate this :-( I don't see him again for three months.
    JenanE JenanE 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 18, 2014

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    Technically, right now I'm no longer a

    girlfriend... My marine and I fell in love very quickly and very intensely and knew it was it for both of us from the beginning.... Neither of us had ever felt such an amazing connection and we were always on the exact same page-he even talked about our wedding some day and how...
    Slk23 Slk23 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 25

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    Hoping to be a military wife by next summer :))

    at least according to the hubby lol
    Mac2109 Mac2109 22-25, F Jan 28, 2014

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    Well I just almost threw away 8 years,

    for nothing! :( WHY do I feel like this!? Ugh I just wish he could come home already!
    mirandab3 mirandab3 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 21

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    I have no experienced deployment

    yet with my boyfriend who is in the reserves, I am beyond scared shitless and I have thought about it a lot and cried countless nights hoping it will never come. I know I could handle it because I love him more than anyone in the world but I know it'll hurt. I just need to know...
    amandafrantic amandafrantic 18-21, F 3 Responses May 6, 2014

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    December 7th Is Right Around The Corner, And It's Hitting Me So Hard.. =

    so it kinda really sucks that he leaves in fifteen days.. i knew he had to go before we we started dating. i knew it would be hard, but i didn't know it would be this hard. i cry every day just thinking about it. i hate it. i have break downs in school. it's ...
    kristyrosee kristyrosee 16-17, F 3 Responses Nov 21, 2010

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    And So It Begins...

    I have been dating my bf since Mar 2013. He was honest with me from the very beginning that he is a Lt. in the military and that he will be deployed in 2014 to Afghanistan. He didn't want to start a relationship if I was not ready for the roller coaster of events and the unknown...
    cathyxoxo cathyxoxo 41-45, F Jul 27, 2013

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    My Life For The Next Year Without Him

    well as of january 5th his deployment fully began.. everyday i sit and wonder where he is what hes doing and if he is ok. i find this is even harder when no one i know fully understands how i feel. alot of people tell me to give and let him go but there is not way i could ever...
    militarygirlfriend0102 militarygirlfriend0102 18-21 3 Responses Apr 2, 2010

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    i cant wait to do couple pictures

    when my SO comes home in July!!!
    DayshaKevin93 DayshaKevin93 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 26, 2014

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    Each Day That Goes By Can Be Either Easier

    or Harder... I Have Gotten 3 letters From Him already & It's super exciting! I Really Would Like To Meet More Girls Who Are Sharing Same Thoughts As Me So We Can Get Through This All Together!! (:
    wondersofthelife wondersofthelife 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 1

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    So Called Support Group

    You know for this to be a support group i never recieve support no matter what my story is about or how much i need someonet to talk to I NEVER get the support i need whats up with that?
    inluvwithasoldier inluvwithasoldier 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 30, 2011

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    So my best friend told me I shouldn't be with

    my boyfriend because it's long distance and it never works.. I appreciate her honest opinion, but I chose this because my boyfriend makes me extremely happy. Yea it's hard and we don't talk as much with him being deployed which is what she sees because I struggle a little. But...
    misstaytayy misstaytayy 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 14, 2014

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    Help! Not sure how much of this i can take!

    My family isnt supportive of my choice to be with my soldier because we only were dating 2 1/2 months before he left, he will be gone for 5 months but then will only be gone one weekend a month (unless deployed) They think im dumb for attatching myself to someone who was leaving...
    DayshaKevin93 DayshaKevin93 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 29, 2014

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    It hurts having my man away Honestly,

    I'm slightly nervous that the marine corps might change him. But I'm just counting down the days until I am able to see him again. Almost two months...
    MarineCorpsVixen MarineCorpsVixen 18-21, F Aug 4, 2014

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    I am going through allot right

    now my boyfriend got deployed and then I find out I'm pregnant so now I have to go through a pregnancy by myself plus plan a weeding without him
    xflordiagirlx xflordiagirlx 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 2, 2014

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    My boyfriend just went into the Merchant Marine

    Academy last week. I keep reading articles saying that mostly all relationships that aren't in the academy itself end within the first. I'm so scared to loose him because he's been my best friend since the 6th grade and my boyfriend since 9th grade. I want to be with him because...
    aliyacharles aliyacharles 18-21, F Jul 9, 2014

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    My marine is stationed overseas

    when we talk I feel like he doesn't love me eg the conversations are sometimes blunt and really straight to the point then I spend days stressing something is wrong then when we speak on the phone I ask him and hes like no don't be silly I love you blah blah.. am I wanting to...
    Tiaclare94 Tiaclare94 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 10, 2014

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    Hello everyone!.. I am new to this "new

    experience" however I have been looking for support for a very long time so I am really hoping that this will help me!..I am a new girlfriend to a man who is in the military.. He is currently stationed in Germany, we have been dating for only 5 months now however have only had 5...
    MissKay6 MissKay6 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 27, 2014

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    Really missing him!! I'm sick

    and want to be with him. So many things are going on and it sucks:/. My 21st birthday is on Saturday and wish I could spend it with him.
    theshu12 theshu12 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 20, 2014

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    I just had one of the best nights of my life yet on my way home I couldn't help but wishing that he was there with me. My heart aches, it's his first weekend away at MCT and I'm...
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    The waiting is what's exhausting to me
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