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I Am a Navy Girlfriend

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    In Love With a Sailor - my story i think has just begun. i met my sweet loving boyfriend awhile before he was to leave for bootcamp. unfortunatly we only got to hang out a few...
    asailorsgirl25 asailorsgirl25 22-25, F 22 Responses Aug 18, 2008

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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...
    jenmac715 jenmac715 26-30, F 6 Responses Feb 5, 2011

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    I have been with my boyfriend for 2 years & 8 months now. He is from Boston & I live in Pittsburgh. We met online then he came here to Pittsburgh to meet me. We live 10 hours away...
    LindsMarie93 LindsMarie93 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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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...
    MissNavyGirl92 MissNavyGirl92 18-21, F 12 Responses Aug 30, 2011

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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...
    ncon08 ncon08 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 6, 2013

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    Take A Second To Consider How Lucky We Really Are.... - "Because contrary to what the cynics say, distance is not for the fearful; it's for the bold. It's for those who are willing...
    raeshelle raeshelle 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 22, 2012

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    Heyy guys I haven't wrote on this for a while hope your all ok! Iv literally just come back from my boyfriends 2nd passing out from phase 2 training, and I'm starting to get a...
    ellie91 ellie91 22-25 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Making my future sailor a scrapbook for our 1st year anniversary ☺️😊
    tsmith25 tsmith25 18-21, F 15 hrs 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...
    phattsilyangel phattsilyangel 18-21, F 84 Responses Jan 23, 2010

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    I am overwhelmed with gratitude for the sailor in my life. Being with a guy in the military was the last thing I thought I would ever do... In fact, I had told God many times that...
    alyssamarie909 alyssamarie909 18-21, F Mar 19

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    So I am no longer a navy girlfriend. my sailor came home and surprised me on Friday when I got home from my trip because he was supposed to be deployed for a few more months. And...
    Guitardani Guitardani 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 25, 2013

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    My boyfriend just moved from shore duty to sea duty, moving from the midwest US to the West Coast. And I stayed behind. I miss him a lot...
    Lys0518 Lys0518 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 8

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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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 41 Responses May 5, 2010

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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...
    phattsilyangel phattsilyangel 18-21, F 19 Responses Jan 23, 2010

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    So my boyfriend brought up the idea of getting married when I go visit so that I can move up there and be with him even though he is in his A school, I would love to be with him...
    tropicherry tropicherry 18-21, F 4 Responses 5 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...
    SailorLove92 SailorLove92 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 11

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    Trying to spend as much time with my boyfriend before he leaves. I have a "Before The Navy" book that I write down anything about him or spending time together. I'm gonna let him...
    tsmith25 tsmith25 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    My sailors birthday is tomorrow! I am so hoping I get an email from him!
    hayjays64 hayjays64 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 6

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    I wish I could talk to him. Just one email, that's all
    Sierragoneau Sierragoneau 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    So, my sailor gave some not great news a few days ago. He wasn't able to class up with his friends in A-school because the classes filled up before they got to him. Now he has to...
    Madikwebb Madikwebb 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Hello! Today my sailor gets deployed for 7 months. I really don't know how to feel about all of this. This is his first deployment and I know everything will be just dine with us...
    britneygardner britneygardner 18-21, F 1 Response 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...
    lyssalovesit lyssalovesit 22-25, F 63 Responses Jan 25, 2011

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    It's almost been a whole year since my boyfriend/fiancé left for the navy. Crazy. A whole year. I still remember that first day he left for bootcamp. All the feelings rushing...
    Mynameisolivia Mynameisolivia 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 6

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    Ok. Graduation was pretty much perfect. We were able to enjoy each other, laugh with each other, get to hold each other. It was amazing! He's now in A-School in Mississippi and I...
    Madikwebb Madikwebb 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 8

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    *sigh* I'm usually pretty strong about the distance, but today I just can't take it anymore. I really need him here. I just want his arms around me, him to kiss me and tell me...
    navygirlfriend22 navygirlfriend22 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    Hey ladies- just wondering if any of you know if while they're in A school if they can spend nights off base / if they have to go back what time that normally is. Thanks !!
    mermaidmandii mermaidmandii 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    Does anyone else have a man on the USS Harry S. Truman?
    bowensgirl bowensgirl 18-21 6 days ago

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    He's So Home Sick.. - My boyfriend called his family the other day and thankfully I was with them at the time so I was able to talk to him for the first time in two weeks! But the...
    Kayla2015 Kayla2015 16-17 7 Responses Oct 7, 2013

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    Hi! I will be gone for a little while, but if you want to, message me! :) I would love to meet other navy girlfriends here! :)
    navygirlfriend22 navygirlfriend22 22-25, F Apr 5

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    A Prayer For Our Sailors - God bless my Sailor, and keep him safe for me, Whether in the air, on land or on the sea. God bless my Sailor, and bring him safely home, Guide...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Dec 7, 2011

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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...
    clacey clacey 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 26, 2013

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    Today I realized just how far away we are from each other. We got to Skype tonight and he introduced me to his bunk mate, who then asked how far I was. I’m in California and my...
    heymunoz heymunoz 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 7

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    Military Girlfriend - I stumbled upon a poem today that really seemed to hit home. I just wanted to share it you all as I know most of you can relate. You don't know. But im the...
    PaigeMarie PaigeMarie 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 6, 2012

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    Silent Ranks - I don't know if anyone has posted this here yet, but I saw this, and even though my soon to be sailor and I aren't married yet, I loved it. "I wear no uniforms, no...
    Iris710 Iris710 22-25, F 4 Responses May 10, 2011

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    Thoughts - i wrote this yesterday while i was missing my sailor. i figure alot of you go through the same thing Late at night when it gets real quiet, real lonely, that’s when...
    marisac13 marisac13 18-21 6 Responses Sep 6, 2013

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    anyone in the NY/CT area? Im new to the military life and would like to make some new friends :)
    smRose smRose 18-21, F 3 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    So tomorrow, I'll be 18. I'm kinda excited but at the same time really upset. All I asked for was my sailor to spend the night, and right now he's out with his friends at dinner...
    Navygirl24 Navygirl24 16-17, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    Well ladies, I'm not longer a Navy girlfriend... I am, however, a Navy FIANCÉ! Today was wonderful. Seeing my sailor was beyond amazing. I hope you all have a good weekend.
    TheGirlWhoWaits TheGirlWhoWaits 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 28

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    So my BF has been in BC for three weeks now & I still haven't heared from him. His family never got a phone call or letter(s) either.... I'm feeling worried, sad, angry, depressed...
    QuinnTork QuinnTork 26-30, F 6 Responses 1 day ago

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    Night Time - I wear his sweatshirts to bed every night. An even when we get a chance to talk, I miss him 24/7. Nights are the hardest...as I close my eyes trying to pretend his...
    BB1006 BB1006 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 10, 2013

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    I am new to the Navy Girlfriend experience. My bf left for BC two weeks ago. Anxious to hear from him! How long does it typically take before I start getting his letters? Help!
    QuinnTork QuinnTork 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    This morning i went out to the mailbox to see if the UPS man had left me my amazon box full of purchases for my boyfriends famiy's Christmas gifts. So happy to see there was a...
    GingerSnapps GingerSnapps 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 28, 2013

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    I've just had my first encounter with this, but it was really discomforting. There seems to be this idea that "when my soldier is away, I will play". It seems like a lot of people...
    Madikwebb Madikwebb 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 29

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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...
    Navygirl24 Navygirl24 16-17, F 4 Responses Dec 5, 2013

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    My boyfriend and I have met almost a year ago, since we met we became inseparable. He quickly became my best friend, and I instantly began crushing on him. He has treated me with...
    laumariveloz laumariveloz 22-25, 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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    I felt compelled to share some of my experiences, the good and the bad, after reading some of the posts from other Navy girlfriends as well as some of the things that have helped...
    SDubs85 SDubs85 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 12, 2013

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    My hours with my sailor are up and we had to return Cinderella back to base. It almost seems cruel, giving loved ones only a few hours to be with their sailors just to return them...
    heymunoz heymunoz 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 4

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    We met over the internet July 25, 2013. It was an instant connection from that moment on. Jamie is his name. He's absolutely amazing. I fell in love with him. It just so happens he...
    navygirlfriend22 navygirlfriend22 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 5

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    My Navy Sailor - So my sailor comes home and first thing he says to me is "damn I missed you so much baby girl" and I swear every time he says that it's like I've fallen in love...
    navygirlfriend1021 navygirlfriend1021 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 2, 2013

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    So my sailor has been reading a book and there were exerts from Navy SEAL wives. He asked me to read them and i started today. I actually kind of enjoy them, they do scare me...
    Navygirl24 Navygirl24 16-17, F 2 days 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...
    nerdygirl92 nerdygirl92 18-21, F 6 Responses Sep 12, 2011