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I Am a Navy Girlfriend

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    How long did it take

    for their packet with their graduation date to come in?
    rachelmdavis rachelmdavis 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 24

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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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    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 5 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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    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 himπŸ™ˆ
    Lynnnn16 Lynnnn16 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days 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 5 days 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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    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 3 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 miss my sailor like crazy.

    He is underway right now :( This is hard
    Simonedarneaa Simonedarneaa 22-25, F 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 2 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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    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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    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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    Today is the day! Hopping on a plane to Great

    Lakes, IL to surprise my boyfriend after his graduation ceremony πŸ’™ 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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    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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    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 5 days 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 5 days ago

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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 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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    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 4 days ago

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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 3 days ago

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    I am so in love it's insane .

    . Love sure as hell knows no distance .
    abbyrodriguez abbyrodriguez 18-21, F Aug 23

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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 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 1 day ago

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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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    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 2 days ago

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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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    I could only imagine what these woman went

    through loosing their husbands from the movie lone survivor
    BaybeehToess16 BaybeehToess16 18-21, F 2 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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    Today is one of those days

    where I just feel really lonely and wish he was a phone call away ... It's just so hard to be away from him this long .. I know it's only been a month and other people have it worse but I'm really starting to question whether I'm strong enough to do this or not ..
    kneecoal kneecoal 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Just got his address

    for bootcamp!!! It was nice to be able to send him some pictures. :) since we're going old school with letter writing i borrowed a friends Polaroid camera and send him some shots of his friends and I. It's been less than a week since he left and it was such a relief to be able...
    rachelmdavis rachelmdavis 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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    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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    Simonedarneaa Simonedarneaa 22-25, F 3 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 4 days ago

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    Although everyone says it will get easier with

    time, I still miss him like crazy. No one quite understands unless they are in your position. It's as if one minute the love of your life is holding you in their arms, and then the next the are thousands of miles away and all you have to hang onto is memories and letters in the...
    zinntaylor35 zinntaylor35 18-21, F a week 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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    SamShamp SamShamp 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 16, 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 6 days ago