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I Am a Navy Girlfriend

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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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    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 Aug 26

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

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    I miss my sailor like crazy.

    He is underway right now :( This is hard
    Simonedarneaa Simonedarneaa 22-25, F Aug 25

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    24 days till I get to see my baby!

    πŸ’•πŸ˜πŸ˜˜βš“οΈ
    BaybeehToess16 BaybeehToess16 18-21, F 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 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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    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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    Today is one of those days

    where I just feel really lonely and wish he was a phone call away ... It's just so hard to be away from him this long .. I know it's only been a month and other people have it worse but I'm really starting to question whether I'm strong enough to do this or not ..
    kneecoal kneecoal 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 25

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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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    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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    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 a week 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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    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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    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 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 6 days ago

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    http://youtu.be/GAstxqgkzZc Ladies watch this

    video its called "Military Love" it'll make ya'lls day knowing that we really are being appreciated and men do notice all the struggles we go through as military girlfriends , finances or wives ..Also he's pretty funny.
    abbyrodriguez abbyrodriguez 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days 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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    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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    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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    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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    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 got a random call at 5am my time from my

    sailor. I was sad the night before so his call came at the best time. ??
    Simonedarneaa Simonedarneaa 22-25, F Aug 26

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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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    It's so crazy being back on here.

    So many new faces. I used to be on here all the time. Lol ahhh the old days. Boot camp and A school days. Now we're going through a deployment. Pretty crazy stuff. Time seriously flies.
    xohannahxox xohannahxox 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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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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    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 Aug 26

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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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    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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    It's been a week since my boyfriend went to

    boot camp in Great Lakes! If I have his address should I write to him or wait til he writes me first?
    ashley96xoxo ashley96xoxo 18-21, F 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    Was able to have a 2 minute conversation with

    Justus today and I've learned to cherish every second and not complain how short the time is. :)
    Simonedarneaa Simonedarneaa 22-25, 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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    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 5 days 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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    BaybeehToess16 BaybeehToess16 18-21, F Aug 25

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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 1 Response 4 days ago

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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 Aug 26

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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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    Simonedarneaa Simonedarneaa 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    To make today even more exciting,

    I finally got a letter from Josey today!!! There are actually 5 letters from him in one envelope! I'm about to read them and I'm so excited :]
    katlynviers katlynviers 18-21, F a week ago

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    Just got off of FaceTime w/ my baby

    and ugh I can't wait to see him he got upset w/ me because I look ratchet AF, he told me to never FaceTime him w/ my bonnet on πŸ˜… I just my hair done I'm not about to mess it up! But can't wait!
    BaybeehToess16 BaybeehToess16 18-21, F Aug 27

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    He's getting stationed in Japan -

    for 3 years. It's a 16 hour time difference. I'm freaking out. I feel like I'll never be able to talk to him (video chat) since our time schedules will be so different. Anyone have any advice?
    lala81987 lala81987 26-30, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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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 2 Responses a week 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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    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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    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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    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