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I Am a Navy Girlfriend

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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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    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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    Simonedarneaa Simonedarneaa 22-25, F 5 days ago

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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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    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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    Just got off of FaceTime w/ my baby

    and ugh I can't wait to see him he got upset w/ me because I look ratchet AF, he told me to never FaceTime him w/ my bonnet on 😅 I just my hair done I'm not about to mess it up! But can't wait!
    BaybeehToess16 BaybeehToess16 18-21, F a week ago

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    Even if I only get to talk to him

    once a day its all worth it because when I get text messages like this, all my hours of waiting for a phone call or text pay off and I am seriously so luck to have such a great, loving navy man by my side .
    abbyrodriguez abbyrodriguez 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 25

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    I'm so stressed between two jobs

    and trying to get back in school for spring semester! All I wanna do is cuddle up w/ my baby and sleep peacefully !
    BaybeehToess16 BaybeehToess16 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    So I always get a letter from him on Thursday

    but today I checked the mail and there was nothing from him... I'm probably just over reacting but it made me a little worried .. Did anyone else not get a letter on time this week ??
    kneecoal kneecoal 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    My boyfriend left for bootcamp on Tuesday,

    but I still haven't heard anything of him. But I'm anxiously waiting on the day I do hear from him🙈
    Lynnnn16 Lynnnn16 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I missed his call, I'm

    so upset with myself. I didn't think he would be able to call so soon so I went on a stand up paddle boarding trip through my school and missed his call by an hour :[ he left me 2 voicemails and I feel so terrible, I just want to talk to him more than anything
    katlynviers katlynviers 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days 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, 2014

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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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    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, 2014

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    got another letter from Adam!

    he got to call me last weekend. it was great, even if it was short. as for my first time receiving mail, I got two envelopes with a total of seven short letters. this week it was one envelope with two short letters. I was a little sad to only have so little of him, but I'm happy...
    pippalynne pippalynne 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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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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    Anyone have any ideas on a birthday I can get

    my boyfriend that he can actually keep with him?
    lala81987 lala81987 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 25

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    I got a random call at 5am my time from my

    sailor. I was sad the night before so his call came at the best time. ??
    Simonedarneaa Simonedarneaa 22-25, F a week ago

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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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    For the Navy girlfriends,

    I am currently in love with my handsome Sailor that I have been with for 15 months. We are young, 19 to be exact but why does that matter? I've been here as his rock while hes going through this life changing and heroic journey.Our journey began when he left to boot camp in April...
    kayskisses kayskisses 18-21, F 5 days ago

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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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    I could only imagine what these woman went

    through loosing their husbands from the movie lone survivor
    BaybeehToess16 BaybeehToess16 18-21, F 4 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 22-25, F 8 Responses Nov 12, 2013

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    So.. I love my boyfriend very much & he knows

    it .. But I tend to put my guard up when I don't talk to him.. Like we barely spoke today and I understand it's because he's busy and all but I just don't wanna put myself and my feelings out there .. Idk im weird I really wish I would just stop being such a baby ..I don't wanna...
    abbyrodriguez abbyrodriguez 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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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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    http://youtu.be/GAstxqgkzZc Ladies watch this

    video its called "Military Love" it'll make ya'lls day knowing that we really are being appreciated and men do notice all the struggles we go through as military girlfriends , finances or wives ..Also he's pretty funny.
    abbyrodriguez abbyrodriguez 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I miss my sailor like crazy.

    He is underway right now :( This is hard
    Simonedarneaa Simonedarneaa 22-25, F Aug 25

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    Convincing my fiance to move closer to me

    so I can go live w/ him! 😍 I'll try harder when I go see him! I miss him so much I can't wait to land and be in his arms 4 more weeks!
    BaybeehToess16 BaybeehToess16 18-21, F a week ago

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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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    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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    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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    24 days till I get to see my baby!

    💕😍😘⚓️
    BaybeehToess16 BaybeehToess16 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Was able to have a 2 minute conversation with

    Justus today and I've learned to cherish every second and not complain how short the time is. :)
    Simonedarneaa Simonedarneaa 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    Hey girls , Just wondering

    if any of you are in the Norfolk, VA area. My sailor is stationed there and I'll be moving there soon once the semester is over. Really nervous about making the move and not knowing anyone over there :(
    Navygfwaiting Navygfwaiting 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Finally got to hear my boyfriends beautiful

    voice, the best feeling in the world.
    Lynnnn16 Lynnnn16 18-21, F 21 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, 2014

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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 12 Responses Aug 30, 2011

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    To make today even more exciting,

    I finally got a letter from Josey today!!! There are actually 5 letters from him in one envelope! I'm about to read them and I'm so excited :]
    katlynviers katlynviers 18-21, F 6 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, 2014

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    I am not an actually in a relationship yet

    but we met online and he is in Japan and i am in los angeles, ca I really like him a lot and I want to be with him, we Skype and text when we can... Note he really wants to be with me. He is even trying to get sent to San Diego. Which is very close. This is all so new to me. Any...
    Simonedarneaa Simonedarneaa 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 25

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    So sad that I missed Jays call this morning

    because I was at work 💔💔 buutttttt the voicemails he left me were the cutest ever 😭 stuff like this remind me that this is all worth it because I just love him so much
    kneecoal kneecoal 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Well trying to think on the positive side

    (which is so hard since I've been missing him so much these last couple days) today I have a phone interview for the Disney College Program which I never would have applied for if Josey hadn't joined the Navy because I wouldn't have wanted to spend 5 months away from him. Now...
    katlynviers katlynviers 18-21, F 6 days ago

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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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    BaybeehToess16 BaybeehToess16 18-21, F Aug 25

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    Stephen has been at bootcamp

    since the 18th and I still haven't received a letter. I got his package with all his clothes in it and it broke my heart to see his phone in there. It's just such a concrete reminder that I won't get to talk to him for so long. I miss him so much and hope that the letters start...
    rachelmdavis rachelmdavis 18-21, F 1 Response 5 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 66 Responses Jan 25, 2011

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