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I Am a Navy Girlfriend

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    krazykathy24 krazykathy24 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Just got a pretty long phone call.

    😊 It was so nice to hear his voice. πŸ’œπŸ’œ
    melycakes melycakes 16-17, F 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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    Got a letter early this week!

    He always tells me how he's going to make me his wife after basic. <3 This time he sent some drawings as well! Gas chamber and firefighting this week and about 7 days until battle stations.
    kayparker1 kayparker1 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    My sailor graduates A-School this Friday

    and I will see him in 6 days.
    CNoms21 CNoms21 18-21, F Aug 16

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    I need advice on getting through a two hour

    time zone difference between you and your sailor πŸ˜” he's been in a school and c school for over a year and has always been in my time zone. This is the first time he's actually going to be doing his job. I'm so scared about him disappearing for a few days to go out to sea and...
    anch0rs anch0rs 18-21, F 2 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    My boyfriend told me to wear a white dress to

    his graduation. Should I get a sun dress or a fancy dress? I need help his graduation is I morrow
    Navygirlfriend99 Navygirlfriend99 18-21, F 3 Responses 23 hrs ago

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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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    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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    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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    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 3 days ago

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    I can't believe next wednesday I fly from

    California to Illinois to see my amazing and handsome boyfriend graduate bootcamp on the following friday! It's been such a hard experience but I'm so proud of him. September 5th can NOT come any sooner!
    brianaduran brianaduran 16-17, F 1 Response 10 hrs 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 18-21, F 5 Responses Feb 11

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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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    Slightly too soon... But my man comes back right

    before Halloween! It's my favorite holiday! He says whatever I want, but I don't want him to hate it either. I was thinking we could be the kiss- like the Klimt painting. I saw it on Pinterest and it looked so cool. I'm already a red head and he's got dark hair so no wigs or...
    ananchor ananchor 22-25, F 13 hrs ago

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    Unfortunately, I still get waves of sadness.

    And sometimes, I even start drowning.
    xohannahxox xohannahxox 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day 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 22-25 Aug 11

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    It's letter day!!! :)

    and only 8 more days until he graduates!!
    Navymilso Navymilso 18-21, F 23 hrs 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
    Navymilso Navymilso 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 28

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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...
    Navymilso Navymilso 18-21, F Aug 4

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    It's graduation day!!

    !!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :)
    Navygirlfriend99 Navygirlfriend99 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    I miss my best friend,

    the only person I can talk to about anything. But more than anything, I miss my sweet, amazing boyfriend.
    Navymilso Navymilso 18-21, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    I got another letter!

    ! It was a long one too, 4 pages! He says how he is putting money in his savings every check he gets. Hes putting it aside so when he saves enough we can buy an apartment or house. I'm so proud of my man! Ahhh!! :D
    Brookeifer Brookeifer 18-21, F 21 hrs ago

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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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    I have waited all week

    for today! Mail day!!! Cannot wait to check my mailbox! :)
    krazykathy24 krazykathy24 18-21, F 20 hrs ago

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    I hate being alone long enough with my thoughts

    to even think about it. Because I know I’m still not even close to being "over" it. I've been trying to avoid my feelings but the truth is I still hurt so bad...
    xohannahxox xohannahxox 18-21, F 9 hrs ago

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    It's 6:05am and I am in SO much pain.

    I went to the doctor because I thought I had strep and it came back negative. Ugh. I just want it to go away. I'm so damn irritated. I ALWAYS get strep throat or a sore throat and I'm always in pain and I just want them OUT. I can barely breath, eat, drink and I definitely can't...
    irefusetosink23 irefusetosink23 16-17, F 2 hrs ago

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    kayparker1 kayparker1 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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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 4 Responses Nov 6, 2013

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    I'm jealous. This past week everyone has been

    posting about how they've been getting phone calls from their Sailor. and I'm just here like "...Is it Letter day yet?!" Lol πŸ˜­πŸ’
    Navygfwaiting Navygfwaiting 18-21, F 1 day 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 16-17, F Aug 12

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    Sent off my last letter to my SO today.

    Hope I get one from him tomorrow :)
    Navymilso Navymilso 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Distance does to love what wind does to fire.

    Extinguishes the weak and fuels the strong <3
    Navymilso Navymilso 18-21, F 23 hrs ago

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    Well the day finally came.

    He left to bootcamp on Monday. I've been good so far, I've only cried 2 times.. Christian music and prayer help me when I'm on the urge of crying. His mom told me he called her and told him that he was okay and he had arrived. That made me feel good! It's just hard to not know...
    ISnavygf ISnavygf 18-21, F 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    "I can't wait to marry you,

    start our family and be happy for the rest of my life." He makes me smile more than anyone else! I love his letters!:)
    Brookeifer Brookeifer 18-21, F 10 hrs ago

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    Love reading how strong all of you are

    and how quickly the time is going for everyone! Even when the days are long, the weeks tend to go quick-keep cheering on your men and always keep writing! Thinking of everyone constantly and checking the site daily to hear all about what's going on with everyone. On the home...
    waiting4mysailr waiting4mysailr 22-25 1 day 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 22-25 1 Response Aug 17

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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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    I can't believe I have less then a month!

    I miss him so much, but got a letter and he says he's doing great and is loving boot camp. Also, I switched my math teachers and I can go to the Graduation! This week can't get any better :)
    FMP25 FMP25 18-21, F 7 hrs ago

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    Love

    I think I'm beginning to figure this all out. I have my awful days. Those days where you want to do nothing but sit in your bed and cry. Where you feel like you miss him so much all you want to do is sleep until he returns again. And the days where I'm so insecure about myself...
    clacey clacey 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 26, 2013

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    I'm jealous. This past week everyone has been

    posting about how they've been getting phone calls from their Sailor. and I'm just here like "...Is it Letter day yet?!" Lol πŸ˜­πŸ’
    Navygfwaiting Navygfwaiting 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Well I talked to my boyfriend yesterday about

    the picture and he ended up shredding it(: But before we had our talk we were driving around and he was telling me how much he loved me and being married and what kind if wedding I would prefer. He's great. I don't know why I ever doubted him
    piscil piscil 18-21, F 11 hrs 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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    Just read his letter

    and it made me cry. Part of it said, "Carissa Maree Lynn, I'm gonna marry you someday." I melted. <3
    cwaldhoff14 cwaldhoff14 18-21, F 15 hrs ago

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    Who needs Prince Charming

    when you can have a sailor? <3
    cwaldhoff14 cwaldhoff14 18-21, F 6 Responses Aug 20

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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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    Starting a dating scrapbook today.

    I hope to have it finished by the time my sailor returns
    tsmith25 tsmith25 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Just got another letter!

    God I love him so much!!!
    Navymilso Navymilso 18-21, F 18 hrs 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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    SamShamp SamShamp 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 16

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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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    Just finished reading all of his beautiful

    letters!!!! God I love this guy!!!!!! So muchπŸ’‘πŸ’πŸ˜˜πŸ˜
    Navygfwaiting Navygfwaiting 18-21, F 15 hrs 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.
    Navymilso Navymilso 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 17

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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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