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    So February 1st my fiancé got paid 788.

    00 and then he is supposed to get paid the 15th but since its a Sunday he gets paid on Friday, February 13th he is only getting paid 150.00? Does anyone know why? Please help!
    Uhneesha Uhneesha 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 12

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    I Am Trying To Be Strong! But Its Getting Hard!

    My husband of almost one year just joined the army he has been gone almost two months and we have about a month to go until he is out of basic training and goes to AIT. I have known my husband since I was 12 years old and it was love at first sight. We started dating along time...
    Patricia64 Patricia64 22-25, F 5 Responses Apr 2, 2012

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    I miss him a lot today

    and wish that he was home but atleast he is doing something he is passiante about.
    xflordiagirlx xflordiagirlx 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 23

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    Navy Wife Here

    My husband has been active duty Navy for more than 14 years and we've been married for 6 yrs.  I am an Army brat and even served in the Army myself for 4 years.  I think I adapt well with the military lifestyle and love to chat with and meet fellow military spouses...
    3in1try 3in1try 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 3, 2010

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    So, I haven't been on this website in years

    and so much has changed since I last logged off. First things first, I am no longer a girlfriend! We eloped on March 19, 2014 in a Maryland courthouse. There is so much more I have to share, but it will not all get posted in one day! It feels so good to be back and be able to...
    sarashay sarashay 18-21, F Jul 8, 2014

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    Navy Roses of Steel

    I thought I would share this with you. It was wirtten about Navy wives but I think it is about any military wife. The United States Navy Wives are indeed "ROSES OF STEEL!" Ask any sailor on any base in any part of the world what keeps him going, and he will answer...
    jaxspouse jaxspouse 31-35, F 7 Responses Jul 25, 2007

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    Deployment

    My husband and I have been together for 10 years married for three of those wonderful years.  I love my husband deeply and with every fiber of my body and sole. We have a 3 yrs old and a 2 yrs old.  My husband left 2 days ago for a military deployment over seas for at...
    gsheffield gsheffield 26-30, F 6 Responses Jun 3, 2007

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    Proud Army Wife

    I am proud to be an Army wife, but most of all I am proud of my husband, my soldier. It is not easy knowing your husband is in iraq, and the many things he comes across on a daily basis. I do know that I love him and cherish him for all that he is to me and for me. As an Army...
    HisQueen HisQueen 31-35, F 8 Responses Sep 16, 2007

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    sam3294 sam3294 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 29, 2014

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    Unexpected Life Turns

    So my fiance is in the navy and i met him a week after he got back from a deployment. We fell in love right away and we both are happier than ever. I told my parents I was dating a guy in the military and was completely honest about him and who he was and his job. They told me...
    sailorlovecqm sailorlovecqm 18-21, F Jul 9, 2013

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    Hello there :) I'm not a military wife yet

    but I was wondering if anyone knew the answers to my questions. He's still new he's in the army and we were talking about when we get married he might loose all his benefits of free stuff living on base and that they'd move us farther from where his stationed base is because...
    lyssaraelou lyssaraelou 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 23, 2014

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    New Army Girlfriend. How Do You Get Used To This Lifestyle?

    My boyfriend got sworn into the Army in November. They told him that he would not be leaving for boot camp til May. Six months passed by like nothing and the day finally came to say goodbye to my boyfriend before he left for bootcamp for the next 3 1/2 months. I was devistated...
    katie91711 katie91711 18-21, F 5 Responses May 20, 2012

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    Written By a Civilian Wife to a Military Wife

     Dear Military Wife, I am an American woman that has no idea what is going on in the military other than what I hear on the news. I have never had to let go of someone so that they could go fight for people that they didn't know, people that sometimes do not appreciate...
    MissThang420 MissThang420 18-21, F 5 Responses Jun 9, 2009

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    Hi. I am 21 and just married my husband on May

    10th. I joined experience project back when I was 17 because that is when my now husband started bootcamp. We have been together for five years, engaged for two, and now finally married. We had to push up our wedding date from May 2015 to May 2014 because of the Navy, and our...
    wwtiernan wwtiernan 22-25, F Jun 4, 2014

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    My husband is deployed currently

    and I know I am a strong woman, but why are some nights unbearable? I just want him home! I hate deployments...
    wwtiernan wwtiernan 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 23, 2014

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    MY 1st Deployment

    I have been with my army husband for 23 years, 22 of which he has spent in the military. He has been in Afghanistan 10 months and I miss him dearly. I thought it would get easier the longer he was gone but it doesnt and that shocks me. I miss him more every day. Does the worry...
    kayciesmom95 kayciesmom95 36-40, F 9 Responses Oct 17, 2008

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    Does anyone have any experience with 365 day

    voluntary deployments? My husband is considering one for not only the financial benefit (I'd move back home and live with family, so all of the BAH would be saved) but for the possibility of base of preference. Neither of us enjoy where he's currently stationed and can't imagine...
    Hock29 Hock29 18-21 1 Response Apr 30, 2014

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    My husband was in the Marine Corp

    for 12 years when we met. He was the most amazing person I ever came in contact with.  He gave up the marines for me so he could stay with me...he ended up joining the national guard as a recruiter so he could keep his time and benefits...all was good for a while...but now...
    bethann821 bethann821 36-40 1 Response Mar 17

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    My husband and I have been at his first duty

    station for almost 9 months now and I still hate it. He's also going back to nights soon and with my current work/school schedule we wouldn't be able to see each other often. If I were to move back home, would he be allowed to move back into the dorms? And if so, would we still...
    Hock29 Hock29 18-21 1 Response May 13, 2014

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    Newly Wed Wife In Search For Friends Who Understand

    My husband leaves for the navy on july 10th and its something thing that I know is going to be great for us, regardless of the sacrifice. But I need someine to talk to. I dont have a lot of family and friend...tuh maybe one that I speak to in a blue moon. But I need someine who...
    MrsGoodridge MrsGoodridge 22-25, F 4 Responses May 19, 2013

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    HI everyone! Ive been part of this group

    for a while now actually but have never posted anything on here. Im trying to get back into the habit of having posting so yeah hope you are all having a wounder full day!
    violetviola violetviola 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 21, 2014

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    So it's my little sisters graduation from boot

    camp, and yay she's getting an award... Not yay as now we are going to be walked out in front of people as well What do I wear?!? What do you guys wear? I met my fiancé after he graduated. So I got to skip all the hype
    slippersatin slippersatin 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    It Is Worth It, Military Wives Are Strong And Tough

    I remember when I was in Iraq i was constantly able to talk to my family. Then I got injured a year later and years moved on I got out and I married a man from my company. He is so absolutely amazing and we just had our first child may of 12' . I am beyond happy. What i did...
    AstroBlue AstroBlue 22-25, F 4 Responses Feb 22, 2013

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    My husband is in the Airforce

    and he has slowly been closing people out of his life, I left for work on Monday like a normal day, but instead of him saying good bye to me. He said please don't go. And that was that, he has closed me out now. He is staying at our cottage right now and has hardly talked to me...
    tlyn81 tlyn81 31-35, F 3 Responses Jun 5, 2014

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    DO Any of You?

    Do any of you ever wonder if being a military wife is for you. Sometimes i have my doubts. I hate the feeling of waking up alone and going to bed alone. I hate feeling like we have 2 different lifes. Sometimes it just seems to hard to go through and then to think that this isnt...
    EandM74 EandM74 18-21, F 13 Responses Jun 16, 2008

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    Me and my husband have been together

    since September 2013, we got married on cinco de mio 05/05/14 my husband has left for ranger school on 6/5/14 a day before my bday... and it feels like forever since ive seen or talked to him...:(
    AmberCarambot AmberCarambot 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 9, 2014

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    militarywifeforever militarywifeforever 18-21, F Aug 16, 2014

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    I'm newly stationed in California with my

    spouse deployed and I have no friends or family here so just looking for a bud to chat with and share a laugh, tried meet up . Com but it's hard and awkward.
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jun 10

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    My husband is deployed

    and honestly, I'm just very lonely and I'm tired of it
    sam3294 sam3294 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 26, 2014

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    Any one of you guys have a husband

    who would know how to get back in the Navy? My boyfriend got an honorable discharge a few years ago while he was in BUDS. He is the most hard working person I know, very respectable and smart. We are working on getting him letters of recommendation by his boss & others, and...
    kbeary kbeary 18-21, F Jul 11, 2014

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    Just got home to a package from my husband!

    Tea from Hong Kong and a post card :)
    SunnyRaye SunnyRaye 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 22

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    Hubby

    I am a military wife that is missing her hubby and honestly is very horny.. I think this is the worst it has ever been. Just needed to say that..
    wit2armybrats wit2armybrats 26-30, F 16 Responses Jun 16, 2008

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    It has been pretty long sense the last time

    I've been on here! I am about to be 22. Got married at 20. Still married to my husband who is in the Air Force. We are stationed in Anchorage, Ak!
    Trueinfinity Trueinfinity 18-21, F Jun 11

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    Anyone the wife of a drill sergeant?

    My husband will be going to training to become one and I was wondering what to expect. I know somewhat of what to expect.
    momof289 momof289 22-25, F Jun 29, 2014

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    Lately I've been kinda down.

    My husband has been deployed for 5 months total on a ship. When he is in port it's in Japan. We were lucky enough for him to make it home for 10 days to see our twins' birth. I'm so happy he made it but it hurts so much that my daughters don't know him. We plan to join him in...
    cmp7876 cmp7876 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 2, 2014

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    I found this online, here's to all my fellow

    navy wives How to be a happy navy wife "Marry a sailor. Marry someone who loves the ocean, or loves the way the inside of a ship smells, or gets excited to see a plane or a helicopter in the sky. Marry someone who loves what they do — that happiness will be passed on to you...
    taylor0228 taylor0228 18-21 1 Response Feb 26, 2014

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    Got married to my husband in March then he

    deployed in May. I miss him like crazy! He'll be back in December. My husband makes sure I'm loved and missed by keeping in contact almost daily and sending me flowers. He even ordered and sent me a kindle! I can't wait to have him back. I hate that we'll practically be apart...
    SunnyRaye SunnyRaye 18-21, F Jun 21

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    My husband and I have been together

    for 5yrs and married 4yrs we got married July 31,2010. I didn't now my husband when he was in the service but I meant him after he got out. We have been through a lot he is medical discharged from the army due PTSD, 5 compressed discs in his lower back,bad knees, hearing, eye...
    mrstheusch mrstheusch 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 14, 2014

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    My man is pulling away we've been living

    together for about nine months and together before that. We are unofficially engaged, both our families know of our plans, he asked my mother and grandfather for my hand in marriage. He is a about to go on his first deployment. But from the start of this month it's been...
    slippersatin slippersatin 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 24

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    I want to get my own apArtment due to the fact

    that I won't be going to japan . I feel as tho since I'm a married woman I should have my own place . Simply because I'm tired of house hoping . I want. Place to call my own. I am now staying with my aunt , I asked her to stay for couple months while the process is being done...
    keyonna95 keyonna95 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 16, 2014

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    I am having bad run ins with military spouses

    an I try to be nice, but a few have been rude. What would you do?
    poshshiny poshshiny 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 12, 2014

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    Ptsd

    My story is hard to share as the pain is still unbearable. My husband served 13 years , we had a very happy marriage, the basic struggles being military and young. Four beautiful children. The first two deployments were hard but we made it thru. The third was different more...
    free2bme12 free2bme12 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 3, 2013

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    Proud AF wife ... :) :) My husband has been in

    for 15 years and is struggling with staying in or getting out.I also am struggling as I feel so connected to the lovely ladies that have welcomed me in every state and base we have lived in.The AF is family to me. However lots of family time with our babies and real family has...
    mrsclb2011 mrsclb2011 36-40, F May 29

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    My husband just deployed today

    for six months on his ship. This is our second deployment, and a lot easier than the last "see you later" but this year I don't feel the support from friends and family like the past deployment. I know I am a strong woman and I know that six months will fly but I am a little...
    wwtiernan wwtiernan 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 16, 2014

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    My husband just received orders to transfer to

    the base in Aviano, Italy next February. It will be both of our first times being overseas, let alone living there. Any experience/advice on living in Europe (especially Italy) would be great! I'm really excited but super nervous at the same time.
    Hock29 Hock29 18-21 Jun 5, 2014

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    I have been with my husband

    for almost 5 years now. We are finishing up our last deployment, and I am actually terrified of when he comes home. We are moving to station location and it is so stressful to find a place and a job. I am dreading it all. It is sad because my stress is taking away from something...
    MrsAllen119 MrsAllen119 22-25, F May 15, 2014

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