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I Am a Military Wife

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    Would You Wear a Pin?

    Do you think the Armed Services should give "pin" or plaque to spouses for time served with thier service member? Say you have been married for 15 years he is in for 10 and a 10 year pin is given to the spouse as a thank you for his/her time? Is this a good idea or a...
    Frogs2010 Frogs2010 31-35, F 3 Responses Jan 29, 2009

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    I Love Being A Military Wife!

    at first it was as hard as you can imagine but when you get used to the life style and everything you got yourself a good man and everything, its the best thing that can ever happen. all you need is that postive attitude and support and love and trust in each other and it isnt...
    loveyou00x loveyou00x 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 3, 2010

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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 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 16

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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 5 days ago

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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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    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

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    My husband and I have a baby on the way

    but we have been fighting a lot about financial issues and other issues. Im searching for advise on how we can make our relationship stronger and happier before our beautiful baby arrives
    chassidy2014 chassidy2014 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 3

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    Last And Final Work Up

    My husband has been in the Marine Corps for almost four years. We've been married almost two and a half, and together for a total of four and a half years. We have been working up to a 10-12 month deployment for almost a year now. And I can't believe it, but he is on his last...
    Thrumyeyes7711 Thrumyeyes7711 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 3, 2013

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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

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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

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    I NEED ADVICE! I am flying to Germany in a

    couple weeks to go live with my husband there for 3 years. We have a young son who is 1 1/2. I need to know things I can do to keep him occupied and entertained and calm and just tips that would help. It is an 8 hour flight and my first time flying. I'm pretty nervous. Help?
    breannemichaela breannemichaela 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 29

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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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    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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    Though You Guys Would Like This I Loved It

     L ord was creating a model for military wives and was into his sixth day of overtime when an angel appeared. She said, "Lord, you seem to be having alot of trouble with this one. What's the matter with the standard model?" The Lord replied, "Have you seen the...
    Honeycutt1234 Honeycutt1234 21-25, F 2 Responses Oct 10, 2007

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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

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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

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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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    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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    sam3294 sam3294 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 29

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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

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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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    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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    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 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

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    Army Wife

    I'm a military wife of 4 years with 2 gurls & people think it that it gets easier when husbands get deployed more than once...but the truth is, it really doesn't.  This is my husbands 3rd deployment (2nd since being married) and even if it's just for a few short...
    Stelly33 Stelly33 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 22, 2010

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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

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    Missing My Hubby

    i just recently became an army wife...hard to adjust...lonely...new town...and already he's cheating on me chatting with girls on the internet when he is home with me.
    lonelykuntrygirl lonelykuntrygirl 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 28, 2009

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    My husband has been a seabee

    for 3 years now and had told me he wants to train to become a seal. I'm semi new to this experience since he's been home as a seabee. I would love to meet more military wives to talk to and learn from. I have many questions about moving on base. Help please.
    taylor0228 taylor0228 18-21 Feb 26

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    I'm gay (lesbian) and married into the military.

    I got married to get away from a bad situation and I am in a *better situation but I'm still gay on a straight/christian-y military base. I'm lonely and stressed! How do I come out and face possible rejection from everyone? I don't have any real friends. Mostly just...
    KLynnMarie KLynnMarie 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    I Am a Proud Army Wife

    I married my one and only love Stephen February 16, 2009. :) I love him more than the world and I am so proud of him with his bravery & commitment to the Army. We have only been married a month, so I am new to this Army Wife thing but I have many friends that I...
    SpidermonkeysWifey SpidermonkeysWifey 18-21 1 Response Mar 18, 2009

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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

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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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    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

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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

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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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    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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    Ugh!!!!

    "just one year...thats not so bad"...How can anyone in their right mind make this kind of comment to a woman who misses her husband, worries about her husband, dreams with her husband, OBSESSES over her husband every minute of every day and hasn't been able to get rid...
    GarciasWife GarciasWife 21-25, F 4 Responses Mar 13, 2008

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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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    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

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    I Dont Know What To Do Anymore.

    About a year ago my husband left for Afghanistan for 6 months a week before he left he decided to tell me that he wanted a divorce. The whole time during deployment i was devastated and kept asking if when he came home if we could make something work. He kept insisting there was...
    Elizzabeth112 Elizzabeth112 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 22, 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 1 Response Jun 23

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    If Being Alone Is Your Complaint, Don't Read This

    My husband and Ihave been married for 3 years on the 13th of this month. We have spent ONE anniversary together. He did a year TDY in Korea (Unaccompanyed) and just got deployed to a sandy place for 6 months. We have been phycially together for HALF our marriage. I have to...
    willowinred willowinred 26-30, F 3 Responses Jun 3, 2010

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    chellabella76 chellabella76 36-40, F 4 Responses Mar 17

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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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    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 18-21, F Jun 4

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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

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    I'm Having Trouble Coping With Moving

    My husband is in the Air Force and as a result we might have to PCS to Okinawa Japan. I have constant anxiety about it. I'm so anxious that I can hardly get any sleep. I actually had a nightmare about moving to Okinawa a couple weeks ago. Everyone around me is saying how jealous...
    kirstentheamazing kirstentheamazing 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 2, 2013

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    We are going through

    yet another deployment and I feel like I am a mess this time around. Each one seems more difficult. I miss my husband like crazy and I am sick of dealing with this, but I know my husband loves what he does. Sometimes I feel like I am not strong enough to do this, but I know that...
    MoreThanAWildHeart MoreThanAWildHeart 26-30, F Feb 23

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    Used to Be a Sailor, Now I Am Married to One

    I met my husband while we were bothe stationed together. We got together and three months later, I found out I was pregnant. I figured he would bolt since we had not been togethr that long. I was 24 at the time and I knew I could have the baby and take care of him by myself, so I...
    jaxspouse jaxspouse 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 1, 2007

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    It's been 3 months since I saw my soldier.

    I'm living with his family and I don't want to but he doesn't want me to move out because he wants to save the bah.
    mariekassie12 mariekassie12 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 22

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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

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    Infidelity

    Hi this is my first post on here and I am so glad I found this website. Well I am a newlywed to a sailor( 2 weeks) and I have been feeling just awful lately. He is currently in A school about to graduate the day before thanksgiving. As much as I hate to think this I have a...
    Asailorswife Asailorswife 22-25 3 Responses Nov 18, 2013

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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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