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I Am a Navy Girlfriend

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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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    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 a week ago

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    Simonedarneaa Simonedarneaa 22-25, F a week ago

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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 Aug 27

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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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    He's getting stationed in Japan -

    for 3 years. It's a 16 hour time difference. I'm freaking out. I feel like I'll never be able to talk to him (video chat) since our time schedules will be so different. Anyone have any advice?
    lala81987 lala81987 26-30, 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, 2014

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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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    So ya'll know I was so excited to go see my baby

    and all but now I'm having mixed feelings because like the last time I went to go see him he spent more time playing his game and In the gym then spending actual time w/ me so I'm really debating if I should just wait and go see him for New Years.........
    BaybeehToess16 BaybeehToess16 18-21, F 22 hrs 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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    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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    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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    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 Aug 26

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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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    I could only imagine what these woman went

    through loosing their husbands from the movie lone survivor
    BaybeehToess16 BaybeehToess16 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    Everyone keeps asking me

    why I continue to put up w/ my fiance's bullshit and I say it's because I still see the man he used to be in him, I've taken so much crap from him since he left last year and everyone keeps say no leave him and I don't listen because I know! He's gonna come around or at least I...
    BaybeehToess16 BaybeehToess16 18-21, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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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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    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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    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 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 Aug 26

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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 6 days ago

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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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    It's official now! I got the "I did it" call.

    .. And then 3 more calls throughout the day. :)
    emmy3991 emmy3991 22-25, F 7 hrs ago

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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 Aug 26

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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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    Finally got to hear my boyfriends beautiful

    voice, the best feeling in the world.
    Lynnnn16 Lynnnn16 18-21, F 2 days ago

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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 πŸ˜… I just my hair done I'm not about to mess it up! But can't wait!
    BaybeehToess16 BaybeehToess16 18-21, F Aug 27

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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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    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 5 days ago

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    It's so crazy being back on here.

    So many new faces. I used to be on here all the time. Lol ahhh the old days. Boot camp and A school days. Now we're going through a deployment. Pretty crazy stuff. Time seriously flies.
    xohannahxox xohannahxox 18-21, F 1 day 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 12 Responses Aug 30, 2011

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    Simonedarneaa Simonedarneaa 22-25, F Aug 27

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

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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 Aug 26

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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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    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 6 days ago

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    So sad that I missed Jays call this morning

    because I was at work πŸ’”πŸ’” 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 6 days ago

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    It's been a week since my boyfriend went to

    boot camp in Great Lakes! If I have his address should I write to him or wait til he writes me first?
    ashley96xoxo ashley96xoxo 18-21, F 5 Responses 2 days 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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    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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    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 2 Responses Aug 27

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