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I Am a Navy Girlfriend

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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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    seeing my sailor saturday

    and sunday :) cant wait ! ladies if you ever need to talk please message me we can all lend each other support ! since we all know what its like. anyone bf station in Japan ?? or going to be or station at camp pendelton?? just curious or any ladies in the socal area!! oh idea...
    tinarobert1991 tinarobert1991 22-25, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    Where to start?? I was orginally supposed to

    fly out to hawaii in June but that didn't happen and so we arranged for me to go out in august and he would take leave for the two weeks I was there. My sailor told me yesterday that it cant happen now because he will be gone for the whole of august. Im upset and I honestly feel...
    Jessicalouise97 Jessicalouise97 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 3

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    Last week with my sailor

    before bootcamp :/ it's still so unreal.
    emmy3991 emmy3991 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 5

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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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    It's been almost two weeks

    and I'm already Missing my Navy man so much:'(
    Saralove138 Saralove138 16-17, F Jul 2

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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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    So I'm talking to my fiancé

    and I think he's going to propose again! Because the first time he proposed it was at the movies in a parking lot. Which was weird lol. But yeah because he's offering to pay for me to come see him which he doesn't do often! But hey I'm not complaining! That's my pain in the...
    BaybeehToess16 BaybeehToess16 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I reunited with my HS sweetheart

    after 15 years! I live in NY and he is station in VA-I know its not terribly far but it's HARD on me/I am a very affectionate person.... He has Assured me that we are "in this for the long haul"/have a future together and wants me to be the Mother of his children. All this...
    MinNavy MinNavy 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    we have been married

    for six months. I think he loves me less. he left for training yesterday. I didn't feel a connection. I felt he forced himself to make love to me and he wasn't really there. I didn't feel he cared when he a abruptly left for Nevada in the morning. usually when he leaves he...
    GenineFilS GenineFilS 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    im a navy girlfriend :) proud

    and I love it My boyfriend gets stationed in japan for three years im really hoping you ladies can help me through it and i will help as well :) he is amazing the love of my life he is everything i wanted for and will wait for him as long as it takes. i been looking for a group...
    tinarobert1991 tinarobert1991 22-25, F 3 Responses 6 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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    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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    my boyfriend gets deployed in a month its my

    first deployment and im sad and sacred about it.
    tiffanyznf tiffanyznf 18-21, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    My boyfriend is already 500 miles away from me

    now and I never have the chance to see him with him being in the Navy. I have never experienced a deployment yet however we think he will be sent off for around 9 months any time soon, how difficult is deployments please? I am so frightened.
    sonavy123 sonavy123 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Hello everyone My name is Vianca,

    and I am a Navy girlfriend. I have opened a new group on Facebook for those who want to post their experience, and give and receive advice from others.Don't forget we are in this together. Our Group name is Navy Sweethearts for those who are interested. Can't wait to meet you...
    Vianca1992 Vianca1992 22-25, F 3 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    Hi everyone! I'm new here

    and I'm excited to read about similar experiences. My boyfriend is currently at boot camp so we're not too far in the Navy. He will be attending A school in Pensacola.
    Vanessaavalenciaa Vanessaavalenciaa 16-17, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    My boyfriend leaves 5 days

    after my birthday(Sept. 10) & I'm scared because I'm already really emotionally unstable so I'm scared because the only way I can contact him is through letters.
    HarlsQuinn HarlsQuinn 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 26

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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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    So the countdown before my boy leaves

    for boot camp is less than 3 weeks. I finally got to meet his recruiter today which helped me feel a lot better because he answered a lot of questions that my boy hasn't been able to. I'm nervous about this huge transition in both of our lives but I'm working to stay positive...
    katlynviers katlynviers 18-21, F 6 Responses Jul 23

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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 hoping for maybe some advice.

    I'm about to start my senior year of high school but my boyfriend is about to start his journey in the navy. He was a grade above me so he gets his start on his future a little earlier than me but sadly there's not many other girls I can talk to about having a boyfriend in the...
    alimarie17 alimarie17 16-17, F 4 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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    Hello, im looking for advice on a situation

    regarding my navy girlfriend whos at basic training. My girlfriend's bestfriend sent me a message saying her mother had already recieved a letter, and in the message she included the address to write to.. My girlfriend promised she would write to me but hasnt.. We're on week 3...
    AVSE AVSE 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 14

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Can't wait for baby's birthday he'll be 20

    and I'll be 21 but still lol I hope he likes his present ! 💕
    BaybeehToess16 BaybeehToess16 18-21, F 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, 2014

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    i know ive had my set backs

    and im sure many of us do. i finally get to see my man on tuesday for my bday and get to stay with him for a week. for a whole month of stress because of my life here in FL has gone up in flames and is finally now died down and things seem in its place; i wasnt able to love him...
    fullyanchored fullyanchored 22-25, F Jul 12

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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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    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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    HarlsQuinn HarlsQuinn 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 28

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    Today is the day! Hopping on a plane to Great

    Lakes, IL to surprise my boyfriend after his graduation ceremony 💙 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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    Hey guise! So me and my Fiancé met on Tinder

    while he was in A-School, we've been dating for a year and 3 months and he's a huge pain in my *** but I love him more than anything I'm so excited to go see him in October because being in Texas and him being in Florida isn't ok for me but good news I'm going to go live w/ his...
    BaybeehToess16 BaybeehToess16 18-21, F 1 Response 3 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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    SamShamp SamShamp 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 16, 2014

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    My sailor leaves for bootcamp in 10 weeks.

    We have been together for two years, and have (with a few exceptions) spent every day of those two years together. The reality of the situation is starting to hit me. I'd love someone to talk to that is in my same situation, or a little further along in the process. I don't know...
    Jeannobean Jeannobean 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Has anyones boyfriend

    or husband deployed on a hospital ship? How often do you get to talk through phone and emails?
    Hippiechick112 Hippiechick112 18-21, F 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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    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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    I have been close with this guy

    since November 2014. He and I started to share our feelings with one another before he left for boot camp. Ever since then, we've been working on being together. We have our struggles, but other than that, he makes me extremely happy. The upside is he'll be home in August, but...
    alanakristina1 alanakristina1 16-17, F Jul 22

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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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