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I Am a Navy Girlfriend

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    So I always get a letter from him on Thursday

    but today I checked the mail and there was nothing from him... I'm probably just over reacting but it made me a little worried .. Did anyone else not get a letter on time this week ??
    kneecoal kneecoal 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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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 9 hrs ago

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    Convincing my fiance to move closer to me

    so I can go live w/ him! 😍 I'll try harder when I go see him! I miss him so much I can't wait to land and be in his arms 4 more weeks!
    BaybeehToess16 BaybeehToess16 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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    SamShamp SamShamp 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 16, 2014

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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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    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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    How long did it take

    for their packet with their graduation date to come in?
    rachelmdavis rachelmdavis 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days 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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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 6 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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    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 3 days ago

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    Simonedarneaa Simonedarneaa 22-25, F 2 days 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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    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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    So I get a call from my baby this morning,

    mind you its 1:38am but he calls and he's like what are you doing, I said sleeping, he was like no your not because your talking he asked me to come see him today and I'm like uh no! I'll loose my job if I do so he was like fine just be here the day after my birthday I was like...
    BaybeehToess16 BaybeehToess16 18-21, F 6 days ago

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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 5 days 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 26-30 Aug 11, 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 1 day 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 Sep 6, 2014

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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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    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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    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 4 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 a week 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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    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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    BaybeehToess16 BaybeehToess16 18-21, F 5 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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    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 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 22-25, F 5 Responses Feb 11, 2014

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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 4 days ago

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    Simonedarneaa Simonedarneaa 22-25, 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 6 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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    Even if I only get to talk to him

    once a day its all worth it because when I get text messages like this, all my hours of waiting for a phone call or text pay off and I am seriously so luck to have such a great, loving navy man by my side .
    abbyrodriguez abbyrodriguez 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days 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.
    Savanahjoy Savanahjoy 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 17, 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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    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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    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 2 days ago

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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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    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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    I am not an actually in a relationship yet

    but we met online and he is in Japan and i am in los angeles, ca I really like him a lot and I want to be with him, we Skype and text when we can... Note he really wants to be with me. He is even trying to get sent to San Diego. Which is very close. This is all so new to me. Any...
    Simonedarneaa Simonedarneaa 22-25, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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