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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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    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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    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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    Military Life Is Not Easy

    I have been a military wife for a long time,and honestly it doesn't get any easier.The difference between now and the begining is that you get used to it,meaning being alone. Nobody can ever say that a military wife is not a strong woman.My husband has been deployed 6 times,and...
    militarywife militarywife 31-35, F 16 Responses Jul 1, 2007

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

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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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    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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 21, 2015

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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 4 Responses Feb 12, 2015

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    I'm moving to Goose Creek,

    South Carolina this week to be with my husband in navy nuke school. Any wives in the area with husbands in that program? It would be nice to be able to connect with some younger wives and have someone to talk to!
    madisonkinder madisonkinder 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 25

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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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    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, 2015

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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, 2015

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    kissinkittie kissinkittie 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 10, 2015

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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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    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, 2015

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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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    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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    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 2 Responses Nov 2, 2014

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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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    Just got home to a package from my husband!

    Tea from Hong Kong and a post card :)
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 22, 2015

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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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    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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    This may be a long shot

    but I was wondering if anyone knew the approximate range of time it took after your husband submitted his paperwork for you both to receive your BAH? I am currently engaged and we will be marrying in December, and we're just trying to figure out when we should be expecting to be...
    Breathe38 Breathe38 18-21 1 Response Oct 10, 2015

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    Military wives... how long were yoi

    and your guy together before you got married?
    Simonedarneaa Simonedarneaa 22-25, F 5 Responses Nov 2, 2015

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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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    Im not..but...A big shout out to all the

    military wives, or other situational moves!! My husband has been basically gone all week for work and although I should try to enjoy this alone time, it's driving me insane!! I just have to keep telling myself that "at least he's not in the military". Idk how you women do it. So...
    Whatsmystory Whatsmystory 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 14, 2015

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    bmpcasting bmpcasting 36-40, M Sep 26, 2014

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    Hi! I'm Heather, I found this app

    and decided to see what it was all about! I am the wife of a Green Beret and the mother of 10 month old Quadruplet little girls! Please feel free to message me and talk! :-) Hope everyone is having a great week!
    HGreene11 HGreene11 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 26, 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, 2015

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    militarywifeforever militarywifeforever 18-21, F Aug 16, 2014

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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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    What's with Military MAN marrying women moving

    them around and then treating them like **** after 10 years of marriage? Divorcing and finding women without kids? Must be nice. I wish I could live the life of a man like that. Just image the possibility. But my mommy senses wants to part in leaving my bad as kids. I love their...
    LisaMeToo LisaMeToo 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 20, 2015

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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 26-30, F Jun 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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    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 26-30, F 4 Responses May 19, 2013

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    Things Not to Say to a Military Spouse Or Girlfriend..

    I know this has been out for awhile but  think it needs repeating sometimes! :) Things NOT to say to a military Spouse or Girlfriend! 1. "Aren't you afraid that he'll be killed?" (This one ranks in at number one on the "duh" list. Of course we're...
    Frogs2010 Frogs2010 31-35, F 28 Responses Mar 16, 2009

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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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    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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    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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    Im 19 currently in college.

    My boyfriend recently got stationed in Italy for 2 years. After my second semester im planning on going to italy to spend the summer with him. We both have talked and came to the conclusion that after almost 4 years of knowing each other and being together it's time to get...
    Tay262311 Tay262311 18-21, F Dec 15, 2015

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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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    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 22-25, F Jun 11, 2015

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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 5 Responses Jun 10, 2015

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