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I Am a Navy Girlfriend

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    To All The Girls Whose Men Are In Boot

    I want to show you why you can get through this. Why it is worth it. Just based on the reassurance to all the insecurities I had, which Mathew was able to tell me once he was in A School and had some time to loosen up and start really talking.   I know you're hurting...
    deleted deleted 26-30 42 Responses May 5, 2010

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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 26-30 1 Response Aug 17, 2014

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    we have been married

    for six months. I think he loves me less. he left for training yesterday. I didn't feel a connection. I felt he forced himself to make love to me and he wasn't really there. I didn't feel he cared when he a abruptly left for Nevada in the morning. usually when he leaves he...
    GenineFilS GenineFilS 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    My boyfriend leaves 5 days

    after my birthday(Sept. 10) & I'm scared because I'm already really emotionally unstable so I'm scared because the only way I can contact him is through letters.
    WaitingForSailorSims WaitingForSailorSims 16-17, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    So the countdown before my boy leaves

    for boot camp is less than 3 weeks. I finally got to meet his recruiter today which helped me feel a lot better because he answered a lot of questions that my boy hasn't been able to. I'm nervous about this huge transition in both of our lives but I'm working to stay positive...
    katlynviers katlynviers 18-21, F 6 Responses Jul 23

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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 18-21, F Aug 12, 2014

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    Everyone I need advice!

    !! I am a new navy girlfriend. I met my guy while he was on a week long leave back home. We hit it off immediately and talked for like 2 months through texts and facetime before he asked me to be his girlfriend. And I said yes! It just felt right, and felt like it as where I...
    jennyjenn5 jennyjenn5 18-21, F Jul 14

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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 1 Response Aug 17, 2014

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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 22-25, F 8 Responses Nov 12, 2013

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    Woo-hoo! Rooms at the hotel are being reserved.

    . Getting ready to go to my Sailor's graduation:) September 5th. Let's just hope my Best Friend get those days off at work *fingers crossed* CAN'T WAIT to see my Sailor's accomplishing one of his dreams:) Now I need to stop by the post office after work to send these letters<...
    Azareel9 Azareel9 18-21, F Aug 12, 2014

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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, 2014

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    Today is the day! Hopping on a plane to Great

    Lakes, IL to surprise my boyfriend after his graduation ceremony 💙 I can't wait! Stay strong to the rest of you ladies. Your day will be here soon enough and you won't even be thinking of how much you miss your SO. You'll just be thinking of how much you want to kiss them!
    Gabby161 Gabby161 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 7, 2014

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    my boyfriend gets deployed in a month its my

    first deployment and im sad and sacred about it.
    tiffanyznf tiffanyznf 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Where to start?? I was orginally supposed to

    fly out to hawaii in June but that didn't happen and so we arranged for me to go out in august and he would take leave for the two weeks I was there. My sailor told me yesterday that it cant happen now because he will be gone for the whole of august. Im upset and I honestly feel...
    Jessicalouise97 Jessicalouise97 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 3

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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, 2014

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    SamShamp SamShamp 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 16, 2014

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    We are talking about marriage!

    I'm so excited within the next year we will be engaged and I'll be following him wherever he goes. I haven't told anyone yet, because ik they won't really understand. But I'm glad I have you ladies to share this exciting news with!:)
    Brookeifer Brookeifer 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 24, 2014

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    I GOT A PHONE CALL FROM MY SAILOR TODAY!

    !!!!!!!!! So beyond happy!
    hayjays64 hayjays64 18-21, F Apr 17, 2014

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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 66 Responses Jan 25, 2011

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    My boyfriend is already 500 miles away from me

    now and I never have the chance to see him with him being in the Navy. I have never experienced a deployment yet however we think he will be sent off for around 9 months any time soon, how difficult is deployments please? I am so frightened.
    sonavy123 sonavy123 18-21, F 1 Response 5 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 3 Responses Nov 6, 2013

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    I'm hoping for maybe some advice.

    I'm about to start my senior year of high school but my boyfriend is about to start his journey in the navy. He was a grade above me so he gets his start on his future a little earlier than me but sadly there's not many other girls I can talk to about having a boyfriend in the...
    alimarie17 alimarie17 16-17, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Hey guise! So me and my Fiancé met on Tinder

    while he was in A-School, we've been dating for a year and 3 months and he's a huge pain in my *** but I love him more than anything I'm so excited to go see him in October because being in Texas and him being in Florida isn't ok for me but good news I'm going to go live w/ his...
    BaybeehToess16 BaybeehToess16 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I'm not a girlfriend anymore!

    ! ❤😊😊😊 My sailor popped the question today. He completely surprised me on my vacation. He made our initials in the sand and got down on one knee. I'm so happy and very proud to say that I'm a navy fiancée! ☺ Im super excited and I will try to post later when I can...
    Navygirl24 Navygirl24 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 5, 2013

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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, 2014

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    My sailor leaves for bootcamp in 10 weeks.

    We have been together for two years, and have (with a few exceptions) spent every day of those two years together. The reality of the situation is starting to hit me. I'd love someone to talk to that is in my same situation, or a little further along in the process. I don't know...
    Jeannobean Jeannobean 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I need anyone's help

    that knows how I feel...please. My boyfriend is stationed in Guam till he is out of the navy in 2018. I've been visiting him now from our home town in California for the past month and a half, which means waking up with him right beside me everyday and me seeing his smile first...
    Jlynn16 Jlynn16 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 12

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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 22-25, F 5 Responses Feb 11, 2014

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    I just feel so lonely right now.

    . someone to talk to would be great
    Jessicalouise97 Jessicalouise97 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 29

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    It's been almost two weeks

    and I'm already Missing my Navy man so much:'(
    Saralove138 Saralove138 16-17, F Jul 2

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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 26-30 Aug 11, 2014

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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, 2014

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    Has anyones boyfriend

    or husband deployed on a hospital ship? How often do you get to talk through phone and emails?
    Hippiechick112 Hippiechick112 18-21, F 7 hrs ago

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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, 2014

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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 Sep 6, 2014

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    This is all so much to handle.

    It's the first time we've been separated for a very extended period of time. The distance, and specifically lack of communication, is slowly killing me. I can't stand it. I know I want to be with him forever, but I also don't know if this is something I can handle. The dilemma...
    Kat2717 Kat2717 18-21, F 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    Hello everyone so my boyfriend just left

    for basic tonight...like right this second it was the hardest thing to ever do was just let go, but I was wondering about when I'll get the address and the form letter, ect. I wanted to know how many days or weeks it might take until I can start actually writing him. Thank you!
    cajgray cajgray 22-25 2 Responses Jun 24

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    Dear Civilian Girl . . .

    Dear civilian girl, You complain that your boyfriend has worked late all week and have barely seen him. -I look forward to the two weeks a year we spend together. You complain because he doesn't call you enough. -My heart is thankful for the 15 second phone call I got last...
    phattsilyangel phattsilyangel 18-21, F 86 Responses Jan 23, 2010

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    Todays the day i get to see my sailor living

    his dream of graduating Navy Boot camp. Im so excited to see him!! Only a few more hours!
    Brookeifer Brookeifer 18-21, F Sep 19, 2014

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    soo im new to this site.

    .. but ive been needing something like this for awhile ! ive already been passed bootcamp, A school and deployment and my navy man is finally going to be here in 10 days <3 we plan on getting married while he has leave .. just something small at the court for now and in about...
    MissBDL0215 MissBDL0215 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 10

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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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    12 hours and 8 minutes till graduation!

    Gah I'm so excited to see my sailor!!
    TheGirlWhoWaits TheGirlWhoWaits 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 27, 2014

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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, 2014

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    It's like I just keep expecting a text from him.

    .a call something, and then I realize he can't. I think about the small fights we had and think "that was so stupid we could have been loving on each other". I miss him a lot, I'm hoping the empty feeling in my chest will eventually go away. It's only been two days, and it feels...
    cajgray cajgray 22-25 1 Response Jun 25

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    Navy Girlfriends Prayer

    As I lay me down to sleep. I pray the Lord my soul to keep. To help me clear my cluttered mind. To help me through these desperate times. To bring my love to me all night. In Dreams where everything feels so right. That even if he can't be here, Make it feel as though he's near...
    phattsilyangel phattsilyangel 18-21, F 19 Responses Jan 23, 2010

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    Well ladies, I am no longer a navy girlfriend.

    . He freaked out and broke up with me yesterday on the phone 3000 miles away.. It was out of nowhere because we were so happy before he left for his language school.. Im devastated.. Hopeing when we talk when he comes home maybe we can fix what's broken.. Because im not ready to...
    KristiMariee KristiMariee 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 6

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