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I Am a Navy Girlfriend

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    I am so proud of him

    for graduating boot camp last Friday! He's officially a sailor! I'm so ready for sub school then A school and getting to hear from him every day! Last night for the first time in two months I got to say good night to him then roll over and go to sleep. It was absolute perfection...
    brianne2015 brianne2015 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    This Ones For Us (:

    For all of you who wake up in the morning, lay there for a few moments, trying to swallow the sick feeling in the pit of your stomach as you wonder where your sailor is, or how he's doing...this is for you.For all of you who start a countdown the minute he leaves, and continue to...
    lyssalovesit lyssalovesit 22-25, F 65 Responses Jan 25, 2011

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    Eighteen More Days UNTIL I'm able to hug my SR

    again:) I'm so excited and proud of him!! September 5 couldn't come any closer!!!! Hurry Hurry!!!
    Azareel9 Azareel9 18-21, F Aug 18

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    One little thing and my emotions are set off.

    I always thought how much nicer it would've been to be able to prepare myself. But its impossible to. Each day is like a new battle. Some are easier than others, but days like today just leave me completely exhausted; physically and emotionally drained.
    melycakes melycakes 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    So my bf graduated from boot camp about 2 weeks

    ago and he is still on hold in Chicago until the 27th. If I come to Chicago for a day or 2, will I be able to spent some time with him?
    sailorsgf0314 sailorsgf0314 18-21, F 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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    Anyone that expects it to be like the movies no

    it's not .... It hurts way more so much more.
    tetznavygirl tetznavygirl 16-17, F Aug 12

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    "I've waited a hundred years,

    but I'd wait a million more for you. Nothing prepared me for what the privilege of being yours would do. If I had only felt the warmth within your touch [sooner]. If I had only seen how you smile when you blush. Or how you curl your lip when you concentrate enough. Well I would...
    Navygfwaiting Navygfwaiting 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I got his address and the date of graduation

    today!! 45 days until I see my sailor!
    katherinebartell katherinebartell 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    This thought came in my head from the other

    night and it's bothering me now. My mom was trying to explain to one of my younger friends that boys are bad (she just started high school so we don't want any boyfriends yet) and that marriage isn't for everyone. She stopped and looked at me and then told her that she shouldn...
    Navygirl24 Navygirl24 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    My boyfriend is deploying again in December

    and my biggest challenge right now is staying in the moment and appreciating every day he is home rather than thinking about the inevitable day he had to leave again. I decided to start writing him letters again now so it wouldn't be so hard and then I would have lots to hide...
    waiting4mysailr waiting4mysailr 22-25 1 Response 1 day ago

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    One day, he looked at me

    and said, "Baby, I'm sorry for the Navy thing. I hate to put you through this." I looked him in the eyes and said, "I'm sorry for going to medical school to be a cardiologist." He said, "What do you mean? That's been your dream. I can't hate you for that." I said, "and I can...
    cwaldhoff14 cwaldhoff14 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    So I'm buying him a Challenge Coin to give to

    him on graduation day. But I'm not sure if I should buy the case to keep it in or not?? Suggestions?
    Navygfwaiting Navygfwaiting 18-21, F 3 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    Non military couples just don't

    even know how incredibly lucky they are to get to see their other half everyday. Or every week. Or even every month.
    Savanahjoy Savanahjoy 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 17

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    I GOT A PHONE CALL FROM MY SAILOR TODAY!

    !!!!!!!!! So beyond happy!
    hayjays64 hayjays64 18-21, F Apr 17

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    We sent him off to A-School today.

    I cried, not because I'm sad, but because this brave man chose me to stay by his side. I'm so proud of him. <3
    cwaldhoff14 cwaldhoff14 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 6

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    20 days until I'm off to see the love of my

    life graduate in Chicago. I'll be traveling all the way from South Carolina, so it's going to be a big road trip! I can't believe I only have 20 days until I leave and 22 until he graduates. I can't even come to thank all you girls (and boys!) enough for supporting me through...
    irefusetosink23 irefusetosink23 16-17, F 17 hrs ago

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    I am patiently waiting

    for the 'I'm a sailor' call this week. I can't wait to hear from him and hopefully I'll get more than 15 minutes with him. As of tomorrow I will be on the single digits ! I can't wait until I can have him back. But of course the week I don't want a lot of work, I have a ton...
    Navygirl24 Navygirl24 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Girls, please don't give up on your guy.

    It will get easier, I promise. He needs you now more than ever. If you truly love him and believe he is the one for you, it will be worth it in the end. If you haven't heard from him, don't worry. That doesn't mean anything. Just keep hanging in there <3
    Savanahjoy Savanahjoy 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 28

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    Ladies I have a question!

    When you girls went to see your sailor what uniform did they have to wear? Was it their usually blues or their dress whites?
    Navygirl24 Navygirl24 18-21, F 3 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    :)) ladies this girl got

    and hour and a half long call while my lady was in recruit heaven after battle stations!!!!! I officially have a Sailor!!!!!!!! PIR is only a day away!
    tetznavygirl tetznavygirl 16-17, F 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    I'm in the single digits now!

    !! Finally!! 9 days to go:)
    Navygfwaiting Navygfwaiting 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I can't believe I only have 12 days left

    until I see my Sailor. So much to get done the next few days for the trip and school that time will fly. I'm getting so nervous!
    Navygfwaiting Navygfwaiting 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Hard truth. I really am happy

    for everyone that gets calls and letters. But in all honesty I really do just read through some posts and just put my middle finger up to the screen.... Yup if it makes me a bad person then there it is.
    tetznavygirl tetznavygirl 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    Yesterday was seriously the best day of my life!

    After waiting 33 long days to hear from him over the phone, I finally got to talk to him yesterday! And it wasn't just for a few seconds it was for 13 minutes! Last Sunday I missed his first call to me which really really upset me but yesterday had me and grinning from ear to...
    irefusetosink23 irefusetosink23 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    Got to see pictures of him today.

    Made my heart melt. 💜
    xohannahxox xohannahxox 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Seeing all the other girlfriends posting

    that they are in Illinois now and they can't wait to see their sailor makes me feel like a ****** lesser girlfriend because I can't be there for her
    tetznavygirl tetznavygirl 16-17, F 33 mins ago

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    My boyfriend is currently a United States

    Marine in the reserves but is thinking of doing the Engineering Program for the NAVY. He would have to go to OCS and being active duty officer but I'm worried I won't be able to see him anymore and what if there are other females trying to hit on him.
    luisaacosta luisaacosta 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    I have 8 days left! I'm excited

    but so nervous too! I'm waiting for the call but I'm so afraid it will come while I'm in school. I'm hoping he remembers my times! I just wanna hear from him so bad, i want a long call, I wanna hear his voice! I'm too excited and nervous today to think!
    Navygirl24 Navygirl24 18-21, F 5 hrs ago

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    I really don't appreciate the people

    who have nothing but bad things to say about me and him because we are interracial... We are happy... Why does our skin color matter? I hate it so much. I hate the negativity and the assumptions made purely off of a skin color. It's just not okay. Ugh.
    xohannahxox xohannahxox 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I miss him every day.

    But tonight is 10x worse for some reason. Ah, my heart. I just want to hold him.
    xohannahxox xohannahxox 18-21, F 20 hrs ago

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    I remember asking myself how would I prove to

    my sailor I can do this? That I can handle a military relationship. I was fully aware when I said yes to him that he was going into the Navy. I knew I needed to show him I could be that support system. That’s just it, you need to SHOW them. Your actions far outweigh your words...
    xohannahxox xohannahxox 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Scarred that his feelings are/will change.

    Does anyone else feel this way? I'm sure it's only because the lack of communication while he's a basic..
    amr614 amr614 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    The Wonderful World Of The Emotional Rollercoaster

    Anyone who had a loved one in any branch of the military knows this ride all too well, and sadly for us, it isn't a ride we can get off easily. Just when you have one foot out of the rollercoaster car, the ride takes off again. I am (of course) no exception to this wonderfully...
    MissNavyGirl92 MissNavyGirl92 18-21, F 13 Responses Aug 30, 2011

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    Girls hang in there! I know how hard some days

    are; but push through it! I thought it would take forever for the day I get to see my sailor and I thought it would never get easier. And some days are easier than others. but at long as you try and keep busy; and write your sailors as much as you can. it will come faster than...
    aly17ah aly17ah 16-17, F Aug 12

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    48 days until I get to see him.

    Time, please go faster.
    LextheIntrovert LextheIntrovert 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    Booked my nails and hair :) This is really

    happening!!!!!! Tomorrow my boyfriend arrives to his final port and will meet his relief. He has finally finished. There are no words to describe the pride I feel for his amazing work--I can't wait to celebrate his homecoming!!!!!
    waiting4mysailr waiting4mysailr 22-25 Aug 11

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    I am no longer a Navy girlfriend.

    As of yesterday I am a Navy wife :D keeping it under the radar from our families and had to share with people who I knew would genuinely understand and be happy for me :)
    SailorLove92 SailorLove92 18-21, F 5 Responses Feb 11

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    I'm so thankful for you all.

    I'm glad I'm not alone in this journey <3
    cwaldhoff14 cwaldhoff14 18-21, F Aug 12

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    SamShamp SamShamp 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    tsmith25 tsmith25 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    Those Moments..

    So tonight I'm laying here after writing my boyfriend a letter, and it's one of those nights.. One of those nights where it just feels like you want to go buy a plane ticket and be with him, just be near him, even if it's only for a little while. You miss everything about him...
    smileeforsamm smileeforsamm 18-21, F 8 Responses Nov 12, 2013

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    Going to bed with a smile on my face.

    One day closer to seeing our loved ones!! Stay positive ladies! We can do it!;)
    Brookeifer Brookeifer 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 25

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    I have 11 days! I'm planning on being really

    busy so the time will pass. I can't wait to see him and hear his voice! I never thought we would be here today :)
    Navygirl24 Navygirl24 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    Acceptance

    I haven't talked to him in over a week. This is the first deployment I've ever had to go through with him. Before I met him, I knew nothing about the military & didn't really care. The last person to be in the military in my family was my grandpa, back in like the 50s. I have...
    ncon08 ncon08 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 6, 2013

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    It's easy to walk away

    and date a civilian. But instead, we check our phones every second hoping for that five minute phone call or three word text message. We break down and cry when we miss him. We force that smile because the pride and love for our men is stronger than anything else. We cherish...
    Savanahjoy Savanahjoy 18-21, F Aug 4

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    It's been 3 months since I was physically with

    him. 3 months since I've held him. Kissed him. Touched him. 3 months isn't that long compared to many other people, but I don't care I freaking miss him so much.
    xohannahxox xohannahxox 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    12 hours and 8 minutes till graduation!

    Gah I'm so excited to see my sailor!!
    TheGirlWhoWaits TheGirlWhoWaits 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 27

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    I got to talk to him

    for an hour! 1 whole hour! Amazing!! I'm so damn happy. He sounds exactly the same, goofing around and making me smile and laugh like crazy. Ended the phone call with "I'll see you very soon princess I love you the most!" He's amazing
    Brookeifer Brookeifer 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    Love

    I think I'm beginning to figure this all out. I have my awful days. Those days where you want to do nothing but sit in your bed and cry. Where you feel like you miss him so much all you want to do is sleep until he returns again. And the days where I'm so insecure about myself...
    clacey clacey 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 26, 2013

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    Who needs Prince Charming

    when you can have a sailor? <3
    cwaldhoff14 cwaldhoff14 18-21, F 6 Responses Aug 20

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    My sailor will be here in less

    than 20 minutes!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! OMG!!!! To say I am freaking out is a total understatement lol...his family wanted first dibs so Friday was moved to Sunday but it doesn't matter anymore but the reunion is basically here. I'm going to cry and he hasn't even arrived...
    waiting4mysailr waiting4mysailr 22-25 1 Response Aug 17

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    As Valentine's Day Approaches...

    I have always thought Valentine's Day was stupid, but it makes me miss Mikey, of course. I was talking to some of my friends about what they are doing etc.. I was just thinking how lucky we are, their men will probably never write them a love letter. Our civilian girlfriends will...
    jenmac715 jenmac715 26-30, F 6 Responses Feb 5, 2011

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    Sometimes, I Wonder...

    There are times I wake up in tears.I can never remember the nightmare that caused them- bits, pieces, but never enough to piece together what occurred entirely. Then I begin to think, and my mind wanders instantly to him. I remember exactly the way he looked in his uniform, the...
    nerdygirl92 nerdygirl92 18-21, F 6 Responses Sep 12, 2011

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