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I Am a Navy Girlfriend

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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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    Here is a link for those of you

    who are curious about what to expect during the PIR ceremony :) Enjoy! http://www.livestream.com/usnavyrtc/video?clipId=pla_1eaefc0a-072b-4116-a3ad-fbd8320dca73
    Navygfwaiting Navygfwaiting 18-21, F 2 hrs 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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    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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    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 85 Responses Jan 23, 2010

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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
    Navymilso Navymilso 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 28

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    krazykathy24 krazykathy24 18-21, F 4 hrs ago

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    Looking through our pictures

    and tears just started flooding. I miss my sailor so much! Going to be in my dreams I hope.... :'(
    tetznavygirl tetznavygirl 16-17, F 18 hrs 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 22-25 1 Response 3 days ago

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    We are at week three

    and I'm doing okay I guess. The first two seemed so easy but now I just feel really alone. Like I want to talk to someone but the only person that makes me feel better is him. I just feel like I can't talk to my friends or his. I hope these next few weeks go by fast so I can...
    Navygirl24 Navygirl24 18-21, F 1 day 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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    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 2 days ago

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    Stalking your SR's facebook DO NOT help :/ I

    was okay until his grandma such a lovely lady contacted me :/ Oh Prince I Miss You so freaking much I want one of those bear hugs you give :( This two weeks NEED to go by FLYING!!!
    Azareel9 Azareel9 18-21, F 1 Response 6 hrs 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...
    Navymilso Navymilso 18-21, F Aug 4

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    Azareel9 Azareel9 18-21, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    Letter writing time!!

    ! :) I can't wait to get more from him Thursday!!!
    krazykathy24 krazykathy24 18-21, F 21 hrs ago

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    My boyfriend graduates on Thursday!

    I'm so so proud of him.
    jessicalouisexo jessicalouisexo 16-17, F 18 hrs ago

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    Does anyone live in Florida?

    I'm just curious
    Vianca1992 Vianca1992 22-25, F 3 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    angelhaynes angelhaynes 16-17, F 8 hrs ago

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    navygf94 navygf94 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Navymilso Navymilso 18-21, F 5 hrs ago

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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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    I swear I can be having the best day ever then

    a love song comes on.... Then that's when I go to thinking lol 😩😩.
    navygf94 navygf94 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    Changed my username. Used to be

    navygirlfriendxoxo
    Navymilso Navymilso 18-21, F 1 Response 5 hrs 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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    my sailor comes home Thursday :) omg I soo cant

    wait just 1 more day till I get to be in my babys arms again :) <3 oh ya and I need some sexy ideas for Thursday night for my sailor girls please help me :)
    angelhaynes angelhaynes 16-17, F 1 day 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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    Would like to thank all the navy girlfriends

    that have followed me on Instagram it's great to see your photos and to share mine with you.
    tetznavygirl tetznavygirl 16-17, F 10 hrs ago

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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

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    I just reunited with an old crush.

    And we totally hit it off. The thing is, he's leaving tomorrow for boot camp. Tonight was the first time we had hung out in three years, but he asked me out regardless. I know little to nothing about what I'm getting into. I just know that I want to go through with it. My...
    jh3727 jh3727 16-17, F 3 Responses 20 hrs 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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    Missing you gets easier everyday

    because even though I'm one day further from the last time I talked to you and saw you, I'm one day closer to the next time I will. <3
    Navymilso Navymilso 18-21, F 8 hrs 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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    It's been 6 weeks since he left

    which means only 2 weeks left until I see my love:) I also found out the person who won the trivia question on the navy rtc page on Facebook requested to see pictures of division 273!!! So I'll be able to see pictures of him hopefully:)
    CayleighQ CayleighQ 16-17, F 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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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

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    My sailor graduates A-School this Friday

    and I will see him in 6 days.
    CNoms21 CNoms21 18-21, F 3 days 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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    "Sail away with me honey,

    I put my heart in your hands. Sail away with me, what will be will be."
    Navymilso Navymilso 18-21, F 1 Response 1 hr 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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    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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    I GOT A PHONE CALL FROM MY SAILOR TODAY!

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

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    SamShamp SamShamp 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I've had the song "Let My Baby Stay" by Mac

    Demarco stuck in my head all day. Its the song he played for me before he left, the song he listened to everyday because it reminded him of me. Its really comforting, so I printed out the lyrics and I'm sending them to him with my next letter, so that even though he can't hear...
    kayparker1 kayparker1 18-21, F 18 hrs ago

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    For those of you who don't know what "milso"

    means, it means "military significant other" :)
    Navymilso Navymilso 18-21, F 5 hrs ago

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    angelhaynes angelhaynes 16-17, F 2 hrs 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 41 Responses May 5, 2010

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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.
    Navymilso Navymilso 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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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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    afeli15 afeli15 16-17, F 17 hrs ago

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    Sooo we just have to get through today

    and then TOMORROW we can stalk the mailman!!! WOOHOO :)
    Navygfwaiting Navygfwaiting 18-21, F 1 Response 2 hrs 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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    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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    When my boyfriend graduates from A school

    (Gunner's Mate) how long before he gets deployed? And can I go with him when he gets deployed?
    irefusetosink23 irefusetosink23 16-17, F 39 mins ago

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