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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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    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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    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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    Yaaay! Tomorrow morning I'll finally be able to

    mail out all of my letters to him! There is a total of 9, since it has been 9 days. I hope he doesn't get singled out because of that or anything. I just can't wait to hear back from him and know he's doing okay. Gaaah ,and now time to play the waiting game once again until I...
    MyDiver33 MyDiver33 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 19

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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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    My sailor proposed yesterday <3 And then I

    just had to drop him off at the airport. Goodbyes are so hard :'(
    LindseyMonet LindseyMonet 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 20

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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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    I don't know where to begin.

    I'm overwhelmed and feel alone. He's leaving next week. I've known about this for months but it didn't hit me til today. I kept thinking March was still a long time away and that it wouldn't come as fast as it has...it did though. I actually even thought we still had a couple...
    MedicineCabinet MedicineCabinet 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    My boyfriend has been gone

    for some time and all he keeps mentioning in all our calls is that he wants me to move in, get married, and start a family. Im all for it, I love him but I'm scared. I want to move in with him but I know once I move out I'm not allowed to come back home. I have very strict...
    piscil piscil 18-21, F 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 1 Response Sep 6, 2014

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    Just wanting to make sure,

    it's okay to send pictures in the letters to him in basic, right??
    madisonr17 madisonr17 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    ParadiseNavyGirl ParadiseNavyGirl 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    Zkrystal13 Zkrystal13 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    My boyfriend just moved to San Diego today

    for his training in Coronado. Reception is sketchy and I know his schedule is about to get turned upside down. Can someone help me out and fill me in on what the first 5 weeks were like when their S/O went through Coronado? It's a 3 hour time difference and already it's taking a...
    justkeepswimming1744 justkeepswimming1744 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 17

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    I can't believe I'm finally going to go see my

    love!! I've missed him like nobody's business. By Bay Area, hello Pensacola, Florida!!!
    KristiMariee KristiMariee 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    My boyfriend left February 5

    for boot camp and I've been okay since yesterday. Yesterday was horrible and all I wanted was him to be here. People always take thier men for granted. But us women who have navy men love that 30 second im okay and I love you phone call. we cant text so we write letters. we dont...
    navygurl96 navygurl96 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Our last moments together

    before i had to say goodbye was so heartbreaking. I just hope time flys cause I already miss him.
    Zkrystal13 Zkrystal13 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Can someone tell me what the correct format

    for the address is for mailing a letter to someone in boot camp I was told its SN Last name First name ... But i read somewhere that its SR Last name First name MI Please help!
    jcain729 jcain729 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 19

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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 1 Response Sep 19, 2014

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    We've been long distance

    for so long now but it's still hard when he goes underway for over a week and there is not even texting. I'm having really bad days and I just want to be with him.
    Steffi27 Steffi27 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days 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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    Today is the day! Hopping on a plane to Great

    Lakes, IL to surprise my boyfriend after his graduation ceremony ๐Ÿ’™ 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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    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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    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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    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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    Is it excessive to write your bf at basic

    everyday? It's 8 weeks so that would total to 56 letters. Is that too much? Can he get in trouble?
    pandaminion pandaminion 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 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 know this is bad...

    But this is my first deployment since first dating my boyfriend. He lives in guam at the moment, im in Cali, we are both from the same home town, so I love a few blocks down from his family. It's easy when he's in guam because we talk everyday on the phone or Skype and text as...
    bglick bglick 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I hate it when people say it's too hard

    and that I should give up. They wonder how I trust that he isn't seeing other girls and that he is waiting for me too. I guess I just know, we have a trust that most people could never dream of having in a relationship. True; it is incredibly hard and there are moments that put...
    ussailorgf ussailorgf 22-25, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    7days and 8hours til I get on a plane to go see

    my sailor in Florida!! I am just so excited I cant even!! I can't wait to have him all to myself for a couple days of fun, love, and relaxation!! I am so blessed to have him in my life, to have him as my future!!
    KristiMariee KristiMariee 18-21, F Feb 19

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    Lord give me the strength.

    .today my boyfriend left over seas and there is some pretty storms about to hit Japan. It should take him about two weeks to sail there from guam. He's been over seas plenty of times before but this is my first time for him going over seas, since we've been together. Any helpful...
    bglick bglick 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 19

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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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    My boy friend of a year arrived at boot camp

    yesterday. I'm not used to being away from him and honestly I'm a little scared! He is my other half and missing him has already began.
    rainemew1 rainemew1 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 20

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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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    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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    My bf just left yesterday

    and it's so hard. I try not to think about it and be strong but often times just find myself crying randomly throughout the day. I feel so alone most of the time. I just try to take it one day at a time and hope that times flies by even if it doesn't.
    pandaminion pandaminion 18-21, F 4 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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    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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    brim0702 brim0702 22-25, F Feb 18

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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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    Flew to San Diego to see him over the weekend

    before he goes back underwater for several weeks and we're meeting back home on Oahu for a week before he goes on his deployment. Our lives feel like real life Cinderella. Our time together has always had an expiration period. We have limited time to enjoy each other's company...
    alohagirl23 alohagirl23 18-21, F Feb 19

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    AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAHH!! HE CALLED ME!

    ! :D I haven't been so happy or excited for such a long time!!! I got to talk to him for 30 of the most AMAZING MINUTES EVER!! :D I haven't been this happy/excited since he left. :)
    ANavyGirl21 ANavyGirl21 18-21, F Feb 18

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    I made a support page

    for navy women. if you'd like to meet new women go and like it. message me for details.
    navygurl96 navygurl96 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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    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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    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 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'm not a girlfriend anymore!

    ! โค๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ˜Š 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 fiancรฉe! โ˜บ Im super excited and I will try to post later when I can...
    Navygirl24 Navygirl24 18-21, F 5 Responses Dec 5, 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 41 Responses May 5, 2010

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    12 hours and 8 minutes till graduation!

    Gah I'm so excited to see my sailor!!