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I Am a Navy Girlfriend

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    So excited! Got an address

    and graduation date today. :) October 10th!
    irefusetosink23 irefusetosink23 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    Got a letter early this week!

    He always tells me how he's going to make me his wife after basic. <3 This time he sent some drawings as well! Gas chamber and firefighting this week and about 7 days until battle stations.
    kayparker1 kayparker1 18-21, F 5 hrs ago

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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 2 Responses Aug 17

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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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    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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    My sailor graduates A-School this Friday

    and I will see him in 6 days.
    CNoms21 CNoms21 18-21, F Aug 16

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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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    tsmith25 tsmith25 18-21, F 9 hrs ago

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    I was expecting him home on Monday.

    .. But he's flying back instead of driving. So he will be here Friday night! I'm so happy! Too bad he's only here for two weeks before he leaves again.... Fudge
    ananchor ananchor 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    A couple days ago i found a picture of my

    boyfriends ex fiancΓ©. we have now been dating for 9 months and officially been together for 8. His fiancΓ© and him split about two years ago. I was hurt when i found it and i tried to talk to him about it. but i don't know if i was wrong or over reacted. but it was still in a...
    piscil piscil 18-21, F 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    krazykathy24 krazykathy24 18-21, F 2 hrs 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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    irefusetosink23 irefusetosink23 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    Just got a pretty long phone call.

    😊 It was so nice to hear his voice. πŸ’œπŸ’œ
    melycakes melycakes 16-17, F 5 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 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

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    Starting a dating scrapbook today.

    I hope to have it finished by the time my sailor returns
    tsmith25 tsmith25 18-21, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    Sitting in class knowing he's shipping

    for bootcamp. Really difficult day
    amr614 amr614 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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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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    How long after bootcamp did you wait to get

    your first letter? When did you get your sailor's address?
    tsmith25 tsmith25 18-21, F 2 Responses 10 hrs 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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    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

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    2 more days until mail day

    and 17 until my man graduates!!!<3
    krazykathy24 krazykathy24 18-21, F 1 day 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 Aug 17

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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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    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 2 days ago

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    Booked hotel and everything!

    So excited. A little sad that I found out I won't actually be able to see him graduate; I have to watch it from the hotel, but that's understandable!
    irefusetosink23 irefusetosink23 16-17, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    krazykathy24 krazykathy24 18-21, F 12 hrs ago

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    Finally In the single digits!

    Only 9 more days until my handsome sailor graduates!!! September 5th, please hurry up!!
    Navymilso Navymilso 18-21, F 15 hrs ago

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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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    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 18-21, F 8 Responses Nov 12, 2013

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    Anybody else not getting to go to their sailors

    graduation? I feel left out :(
    Navymilso Navymilso 18-21, F 3 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    So I got letter today from my sailor.

    It was good to hear from him but he told me that his leaders had to put names down of people not putting out. They put his name down even though everyone knows he's does everything asked of him, he puts out everyday. The instructors knew it wasn't true but he got his phone call...
    Navygirl24 Navygirl24 18-21, F 8 hrs ago

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    Sent off my last letter to my SO today.

    Hope I get one from him tomorrow :)
    Navymilso Navymilso 18-21, F 7 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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    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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    Who needs Prince Charming

    when you can have a sailor? <3
    cwaldhoff14 cwaldhoff14 18-21, F 6 Responses a week 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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    I have a job interview today!

    I'm not sure if I should go, though. I'm so nervous and I'm not sure if I'd be good. I've had a job before, but still! Interviews are so nerve wracking. I do miss the money though.. haha.
    xohannahxox xohannahxox 18-21, F 3 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    SamShamp SamShamp 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    irefusetosink23 irefusetosink23 16-17, F 10 hrs ago

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    I can't wait until the day I get to hug him

    so tight. I'm never gonna wanna let him go.
    Navymilso Navymilso 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day 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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    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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    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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    Exactly one month till I see my man again Sep

    26 needs to hurry up 😩😍
    Daliarobledo Daliarobledo 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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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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    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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    Unfortunately, I still get waves of sadness.

    And sometimes, I even start drowning.
    xohannahxox xohannahxox 18-21, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    krazykathy24 krazykathy24 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Navymilso Navymilso 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    So I'm writing my first letter to my sailor

    and I'm just having trouble on what to say. I don't want the whole letter to say how much I miss and and blah blah blah and I also don't just wanna talk about myself and how my day is going. Any ideas?
    amr614 amr614 18-21, F 3 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    I'm jealous. This past week everyone has been

    posting about how they've been getting phone calls from their Sailor. and I'm just here like "...Is it Letter day yet?!" Lol πŸ˜­πŸ’
    Navygfwaiting Navygfwaiting 18-21, F 3 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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