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I Am a Navy Girlfriend

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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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    It's been about a month

    since my boyfriend has been back. Unfortunately, He was discharged due to medical reasons. Although I should be happy since I get my boyfriend back, it's definitely a bittersweet feeling, I knew how bad he wanted this. Since he's been back, things have been not so good. He's...
    QuinnTork QuinnTork 26-30, F 4 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

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    I'm in the facebook group

    for my sailor's graduation....and at least 50 people got phone calls today....and they were so excited. And look....I get it....I would probably happy dance if I got a call.....but it was just really messed up how these "proud navy moms" were so quick to say what they got when...
    melbabyx melbabyx 22-25, F 2 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

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    So I keep track of my boyfriend's finances

    because I don't trust his mom. His only charges to his bank account are supposed to be our storage unit and his spotify account. When I checked his account yesterday he had a $233 dollar charge from Walmart. The only thing she was supposed to get was a phone card and a sleeve...
    Ashabella Ashabella 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 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

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    Today is the day! Hopping on a plane to Great

    Lakes, IL to surprise my boyfriend after his graduation ceremony ๐Ÿ’™ 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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    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

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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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    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

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    Trying to think of ideas to get my sailor

    as a graduation presant when he finishes bootcamp.. Moneys not really a problem, but it needs to be able to fly on an airplane in a carry on.. He doesn't graduate til sometime in mid January, so. have time, but being a planner I want to figure it out early. Hes a nerd, loves old...
    WaitingForMyAnchor WaitingForMyAnchor 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Today is probably the best day Ive had in a

    very long time! I resigned from work today because I have been having problems trying to go to Chicago and they will not let me. Even when I told them 2 months ago. Anyways. As I was doing a make over my phone rang and i literally ran! LOL. I was soo happy! I haven't talked to...
    aiahlove aiahlove 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 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 85 Responses Jan 23, 2010

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    Hey if any of yall have someone in Great Lakes

    for boot camp I highly suggest yall looking at this :) http://rtcgraduation.com
    C1orta C1orta 22-25, F 5 days ago

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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

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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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    It's been exactly one week

    since my boyfriend left for basic training and I'm still in one piece :D One week down, 7 more to go until I get to see my <3 again :)
    kierracrobey kierracrobey 18-21, F 1 Response 23 hrs ago

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    I got extremely, extremely lucky today!

    For awhile the navy lodge has been completely booked up but when I checked it today they had a room available! I'm so happy I'm actually crying right now. T-T
    Ashabella Ashabella 18-21, 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

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    He called... He isn't graduating with all of

    the people he has grown so close too next week. He is being recycled.. 3 weeks to pass his swim test.. This sucks so bad. I wish I could be there for him...
    1027tnt 1027tnt 18-21, F 2 Responses 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 13 Responses Aug 30, 2011

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    I can't describe how sad I am right now.

    He spent his leave days with me and we had a wonderful week together. Today was his flight back home. It was so hard to say good bye at the airport knowing that there will be 8 month without him now. this is our first deployment and I really don't know what expects me. we are...
    Sina9o Sina9o 22-25, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    My sailor passed battle stations!

    Got to hear from him today and he surprised me by telling me he asked everyone in advance to let us have the whole day after graduation to ourselves. He said he wants to make up for all the dates we couldn't have. 6 more days!!!
    Ashabella Ashabella 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Finally in the 20s on the countdown

    until he comes home!!! He comes home on Christmas and I couldn't ask for a better present:)
    CayleighQ CayleighQ 16-17, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    My boyfriend just left

    for basic training on Monday. I've been trying to stay busy and not think about him being gone, but it's so hard to ignore the obvious. I've already written two letters ??Hopefully this will get easier.
    kierracrobey kierracrobey 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 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 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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    I seriously can't wait to tell him

    that I got a new job when I see him in 4 days! He'll be soo happy for me! He knows how much I love make up as a hobby and passion! I still can't believe it. From being a Macy's Cosmetics Beauty Advisor, I am now a new Sephora Beauty Advisor! I've always loved Sephora. I'm too...
    aiahlove aiahlove 18-21, F 3 days 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 1 Response Sep 6

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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

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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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    can't wait to be reunited.

    hopefully... soon
    xohannahxox xohannahxox 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day 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 18-21, F 8 Responses Nov 12, 2013

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    Freaking out a little in my hotel room

    because my sailor is only a few miles away
    Ashabella Ashabella 18-21, F 1 hr 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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    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

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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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    It's been raining a lot,

    and I knew it would get me in my feelings sooner or later...well here I am. *sigh* It's not just hard at night...it's hard when something good happens and I can't run home and tell him or pick up the phone and text him :/ but on a positive note, the navy hair bows that I ordered...
    kierracrobey kierracrobey 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    I feel bad because I almost don't want my

    boyfriends A School to be over because after he comes home for 12 days he reports to Hawaii & has a possibility of deployment right away & that honestly scares me to death...
    SailorsGirl16 SailorsGirl16 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    He's back on Wednesday

    for 2 weeks!!!! I can't wait to spend time with my sailor. Little nervous though :(
    FMP08 FMP08 18-21, F 2 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

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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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    I know it's been a whole since

    if shared anything. It's been crazy. My boyfriend stress fractured his femur. He's still in boot camp. Because of his injury, he might be there for another 12 weeks if they don't separate him. It's been hard keeping it together. I'm trying. 9 weeks turned into 5 months.
    LextheIntrovert LextheIntrovert 16-17, F 1 day ago

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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

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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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    Sina9o Sina9o 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Well there goes our date night-_- we hardly

    ever have one and it looked like it was going to be possible today but nope. Of course not, he has watch tonight
    piscil piscil 18-21, F 21 hrs ago

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    In just about 5 hours,

    I will be on my way to the airport. The excitement I feel is so crazy. I can't wait to run into his arms. I just wanna love him and tell him how proud I am of him! I been listening to Thinking Out Loud - Ed Sheeran all day lol. I can't wait to sing it to him (: Too bad I can't...
    aiahlove aiahlove 18-21, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    A couple days ago, I dreamt

    that I got a letter from my boyfriend. It said that he would call me on Friday. And today, I got a call! So crazy how my dream actually came true. Anyways, we got to talk for 30 mins. I miss him so much and I can't wait to see him next week. Only 4 days left <3 Hope everyone...
    ac9914 ac9914 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    My boyfriend left for basic a week ago,

    and while I know he is absolutely ecstatic to be there, I'm having a really hard time. My dad was in the Army, so I thought I might have an advantage there, but this is just such a different experience. He's aware of how hard of a time I would have, as there were several moments...
    navygirl0615 navygirl0615 18-21, F 2 Responses 22 hrs ago

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