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I Am a Navy Girlfriend

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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 boyfriend left February 5

    for boot camp and I've been okay since yesterday. Yesterday was horrible and all I wanted was him to be here. People always take thier men for granted. But us women who have navy men love that 30 second im okay and I love you phone call. we cant text so we write letters. we dont...
    navygurl96 navygurl96 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I know this is bad...

    But this is my first deployment since first dating my boyfriend. He lives in guam at the moment, im in Cali, we are both from the same home town, so I love a few blocks down from his family. It's easy when he's in guam because we talk everyday on the phone or Skype and text as...
    bglick bglick 18-21, F 1 Response 2 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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    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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    Yaaay! Tomorrow morning I'll finally be able to

    mail out all of my letters to him! There is a total of 9, since it has been 9 days. I hope he doesn't get singled out because of that or anything. I just can't wait to hear back from him and know he's doing okay. Gaaah ,and now time to play the waiting game once again until I...
    MyDiver33 MyDiver33 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 19

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    ParadiseNavyGirl ParadiseNavyGirl 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    Can someone tell me what the correct format

    for the address is for mailing a letter to someone in boot camp I was told its SN Last name First name ... But i read somewhere that its SR Last name First name MI Please help!
    jcain729 jcain729 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 19

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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 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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    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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    My boyfriend just moved to San Diego today

    for his training in Coronado. Reception is sketchy and I know his schedule is about to get turned upside down. Can someone help me out and fill me in on what the first 5 weeks were like when their S/O went through Coronado? It's a 3 hour time difference and already it's taking a...
    justkeepswimming1744 justkeepswimming1744 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 17

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    Our last moments together

    before i had to say goodbye was so heartbreaking. I just hope time flys cause I already miss him.
    Zkrystal13 Zkrystal13 18-21, F 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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    I GOT A PHONE CALL FROM MY SAILOR TODAY!

    !!!!!!!!! So beyond happy!
    hayjays64 hayjays64 18-21, F Apr 17, 2014

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    I can't believe I'm finally going to go see my

    love!! I've missed him like nobody's business. By Bay Area, hello Pensacola, Florida!!!
    KristiMariee KristiMariee 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Fingers crossed and prayers

    that my husband comes home on Tuesday! It's been over 6 months since I seen him or since he got to hold our daughters
    cmp7876 cmp7876 22-25, F 2 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, 2014

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    I was suppose to spend Valentine's Day with my

    boyfriend but his command screwed him over. He was supposed to have a ticket paid for and a guaranteed spot on the plane to leave so he can come but the paperwork got messed up. Now I won't see him to Friday due to the weather in Norfolk and it's taking a toll on me. I haven't...
    Emotionalwreck1 Emotionalwreck1 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 17

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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 don't know where to begin.

    I'm overwhelmed and feel alone. He's leaving next week. I've known about this for months but it didn't hit me til today. I kept thinking March was still a long time away and that it wouldn't come as fast as it has...it did though. I actually even thought we still had a couple...
    MedicineCabinet MedicineCabinet 18-21, F 2 days ago

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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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    I made a support page

    for navy women. if you'd like to meet new women go and like it. message me for details.
    navygurl96 navygurl96 18-21, F 18 hrs ago

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    I finally received letters from my sailor today!

    I can't even put into words how I feel right now. I cried the whole time while reading them and I'm still struggling to keep my composure now! He is so sweet and perfect, I can't believe how lucky I am. I'm beyond relieved to know that he is doing well and adjusting to the...
    MyDiver33 MyDiver33 18-21, F 2 Responses 18 hrs ago

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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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    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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    7days and 8hours til I get on a plane to go see

    my sailor in Florida!! I am just so excited I cant even!! I can't wait to have him all to myself for a couple days of fun, love, and relaxation!! I am so blessed to have him in my life, to have him as my future!!
    KristiMariee KristiMariee 18-21, F Feb 19

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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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    Lord give me the strength.

    .today my boyfriend left over seas and there is some pretty storms about to hit Japan. It should take him about two weeks to sail there from guam. He's been over seas plenty of times before but this is my first time for him going over seas, since we've been together. Any helpful...
    bglick bglick 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 19

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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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    My boyfriend has been gone

    for some time and all he keeps mentioning in all our calls is that he wants me to move in, get married, and start a family. Im all for it, I love him but I'm scared. I want to move in with him but I know once I move out I'm not allowed to come back home. I have very strict...
    piscil piscil 18-21, F 6 days 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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    My boy friend of a year arrived at boot camp

    yesterday. I'm not used to being away from him and honestly I'm a little scared! He is my other half and missing him has already began.
    rainemew1 rainemew1 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 20

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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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    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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    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 sailor proposed yesterday <3 And then I

    just had to drop him off at the airport. Goodbyes are so hard :'(
    LindseyMonet LindseyMonet 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 20

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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, 2014

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    So my boyfriend just told me he decided to join

    the West Coast team.. And wants to pick Coronado to be stationed at. But I live in New Jersey and go to college in Delaware with 3 years left to finish my Masters degree. He dropped the bomb Tonight and were in our first big fight. Could use some or any advice at all. really...
    justkeepswimming1744 justkeepswimming1744 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    After being in love with my best friend

    for 5 years, my best friend came up to me and told me that he was joining the Navy my heart sank yet i was so proud of him. We were still good friends till right after boot camp. He called me and was like Amanda I love you! I just laughed. I had only told this kid that i loved...
    ParadiseNavyGirl ParadiseNavyGirl 18-21, F Feb 19

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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, 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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    Flew to San Diego to see him over the weekend

    before he goes back underwater for several weeks and we're meeting back home on Oahu for a week before he goes on his deployment. Our lives feel like real life Cinderella. Our time together has always had an expiration period. We have limited time to enjoy each other's company...
    alohagirl23 alohagirl23 18-21, F Feb 19

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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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    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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    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've been long distance

    for so long now but it's still hard when he goes underway for over a week and there is not even texting. I'm having really bad days and I just want to be with him.
    Steffi27 Steffi27 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days 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
    Savanahjoy Savanahjoy 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 28, 2014

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    My bf just left yesterday

    and it's so hard. I try not to think about it and be strong but often times just find myself crying randomly throughout the day. I feel so alone most of the time. I just try to take it one day at a time and hope that times flies by even if it doesn't.
    pandaminion pandaminion 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAHH!! HE CALLED ME!

    ! :D I haven't been so happy or excited for such a long time!!! I got to talk to him for 30 of the most AMAZING MINUTES EVER!! :D I haven't been this happy/excited since he left. :)
    ANavyGirl21 ANavyGirl21 18-21, F Feb 18

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    brim0702 brim0702 22-25, F Feb 18

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