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I Am a Navy Girlfriend

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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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    Counting down until April,

    I'm so excited to see and marry my sailor!
    Ashabella Ashabella 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day 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 85 Responses Jan 23, 2010

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    lucky u girls who can still talk,

    see,chat with ur sailor..Mine is idle I would say,since September..he said he was just off for vacation from August for three weeks,I don't wanna bother him at all coz I know he was catching up with his friends and family..sent him card and letter for his birthday and another...
    noraihshiaron noraihshiaron 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I joined this site because I was hoping to

    connect with girls who have Navy girlfriends coz it's just so hard for my friends to understand how I feel every time he leaves. He's going on a 6-8 months deployment in March, but he just left today to do some sort of pre-deployment thing which means I won't be able to talk him...
    alohagirl23 alohagirl23 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Missing him more than usual tonight.

    . I just wish he was right next to me so I can lay on his chest and fall asleep with his arms wrapped around me.
    aiahlove aiahlove 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 14

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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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    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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    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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    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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    my boy left for boot camp last week.

    I love him so much and I'm so scared that he's going to realize that he doesn't need me anymore while he's gone. I'm sick to my stomach at the thought and I've barely ate since he left. I sent my first letter to him today, and I have no idea when I may get one in return. he...
    navygf25 navygf25 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 14

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    Yay been waiting for my bfs orders

    and he got it today !! Hes getting san diego and im definately moving there !! Either ways if he got VA or washington im still moving there but yay for SD disneyland everyweekend !! Hahahaha omg im excited to move !!
    rejinuuh rejinuuh 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 15

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    Any Navy girlfriends out there from Illinois?

    I wish I could sit down and talk to someone about all of this. I've tried talking to my friends but they really don't understand.
    Haleyraelove96 Haleyraelove96 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 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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    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'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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    Woohoo! I finally booked my flight last night.

    I will be with my sailor this Valentine's Day Weekend. South Carolina here I come! Super excited. I've always wanted to go there cos The Notebook was filmed there lol
    aiahlove aiahlove 18-21, F Jan 17

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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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    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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    hi loves. i miss you all.

    & i see so many new faces & names. so hi to you too. yes, its true... me & my sailor have been working on ourselves! & our relationship! so much more happiness & love in the air this time. though nothing is official yet. im always keeping a positive mind. we haven't seen each...
    xohannahxox xohannahxox 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Seeing my sailor sooner

    than I thought, was suppose to go to his grad at GL, but he told me his being shipped to SD right away, so I canceled my flight no refund but goodthing it was only $140 ! So its all good ! But driving to SD on thursday after work cuz he has liberty til sunday ! And yay he can...
    rejinuuh rejinuuh 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 16

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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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    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 22-25, F 8 Responses Nov 12, 2013

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    He moved to naval base bremerton.

    Even though it's only over an hour from where I live now I'm having a hard time not sleeping next to him at night and coming home to him. Only until August when the lease is up here and I can move there with him. I hate going wherever the navy sends us. :(
    Karamae33 Karamae33 18-21, F Jan 14

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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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    213 days until my boyfriend leaves

    for basic. I'm scared so much but I'm not letting him know that. I've cried every night since he told me this is what he wants to do. Ik he's doing it so he can make a better future for us but I can't stand the thought of him being gone that long.
    Taylor91313 Taylor91313 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day 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, 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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    does anyone know how easy/hard it is to visit

    your sailor when he is in San Diego? Mine is going there February 15th and then starts a new round of training but I'm confused how it all works.
    justkeepswimming1744 justkeepswimming1744 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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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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    anyone going to the meet&greet tonight?

    ? .....So excited for tomorrow morning though.. graduation day is finally here and I'll get my Michael back for at least a few amazing hours!! :D
    KristiMariee KristiMariee 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 15

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    SamShamp SamShamp 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 16, 2014

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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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    Damn moving too SD in two months aint the

    business ! I gotta look for an apartment ! And i hope its easy to find Nursing jobs there I sent 10 resumes already to different places huhu :/ need to buy new furnitures and damn im about to be broke :/ thank god for emergency and savings money, I was really preparing for this...
    rejinuuh rejinuuh 18-21, F 1 Response 5 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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    I keep telling myself to be strong

    because I need to for myself and for him as well. But I can't help but just cry when I think about how difficult it is to wake every morning hoping that I'll get to talk to him. It sucks so bad. And not knowing how he is makes it even worse.
    alohagirl23 alohagirl23 18-21, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    The dates keep moving closer & closer!

    I'm getting married in March & moving to Hawaii in May!!
    SailorsGirl16 SailorsGirl16 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    Has anyone ever felt angry at their sailor

    for no reason? Tomorrows my birthday and today I've just felt angry.. Waiting all day to hear from him and still haven't.. he has his phone to text. I know he's probably busy or asleep, but sometimes I wonder how I can call this a relationship when I talk to him for maybe an...
    justkeepswimming1744 justkeepswimming1744 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    My sailor. My heart. There is no difference.

    "It's not for me or for you, it's or us." I love him, since day one I knew he was mine. Hooyah! Go Navy!!!
    KristiMariee KristiMariee 18-21, F Jan 16

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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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    Found out today that I get to graduate early:)

    so that means I'll be able to go with Tyler in May when he moves to his next station! Now just to wait and see where that's going to be! These next 4 months are going to be amazing from visiting him on my birthday/valentines day to marrying him in April then moving in May:) I...
    CayleighQ CayleighQ 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    My Sailor left yesterday,

    it was the hardest goodbye of my life so far. I hope these next two months go by super fast! Don't know much about this lifestyle, but I guess I will learn soon. I can't wait to start sending letters, although I already miss his voice. It will be better than no contact, and it's...
    mstaylorrincon mstaylorrincon 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 14

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    So last night my boyfriend officially signed up

    for the navy his ship out date is August 25 and im scared to death I don't want him to go but I know it's good for him I just love him and im going to miss him
    Taylor91313 Taylor91313 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days 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 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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    So it has finally hit me

    that my boyfriend will be leaving me to go into the navy, last night we talked about it so I could understand it more. He told me that he is going to get his degree doing online school and see what job he gets after that so idk how long that means he will be doing this for... I...
    cholrach cholrach 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Three days ago he called me in the middle of

    the night to tell me how much he loves me. Yesterday was his birthday. Today he broke up with me. He said that feelings for someone from the past have resurfaced and he can't be in a relationship while he's "take care of it". I cannot believe this. I honestly thought he was the...
    sailorsgf0314 sailorsgf0314 18-21, F 3 Responses 2 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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    He's officially a sailor <3 1day

    and 8hours left until I get to see him!! Still not sure what to wear to the graduation, so I'm bringing a little of everything.. aha.. I'm just so excited to see him again!! (:
    KristiMariee KristiMariee 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 14

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    xohannahxox xohannahxox 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Have any of you ladies

    when to see American Sniper with your sailors? I wanna see it but my sailor refuses to take me because he doesn't want to put bad thoughts in my head. I think he wants to