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I Am a Navy Girlfriend

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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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    Well ladies, I'm not longer a Navy girlfriend.

    .. I am, however, a Navy FIANCÉ! Today was wonderful. Seeing my sailor was beyond amazing. I hope you all have a good weekend.
    TheGirlWhoWaits TheGirlWhoWaits 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 28

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    I have been with my boyfriend

    for 7 months. His names Jackson Limas. He left on July 8th, and is currently in division 274. He graduates September 5th. It's been really rough. I had no idea what to expect when he was gone, and it's really difficult. So far, I have received one letter, and I've sent 4. This...
    brianaduran brianaduran 16-17, F 1 Response 2 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
    Navygirlfriendxoxo Navygirlfriendxoxo 18-21, F 1 Response 10 hrs 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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    Thoughts

    i wrote this yesterday while i was missing my sailor. i figure alot of you go through the same thing Late at night when it gets real quiet, real lonely, that’s when it’s the worst. The heartache starts to set in deep then, why? Loneliness is upon you. That’s the time you...
    marisac13 marisac13 18-21 6 Responses Sep 6, 2013

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    For all the girls who's boyfriends graduate

    Sept. 5th. We're just about 4 weeks in, which means we're halfway through. Can't wait til the other half comes!
    brianaduran brianaduran 16-17, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    The more guys I meet

    and see the more I'm reminded that you're the one for me and I'm the one for you
    Navygirlfriendxoxo Navygirlfriendxoxo 18-21, F Jul 12

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    This will be my first time apart from him

    for a long period of time. It's daunting, and bittersweet. But I am trying to look forward to him getting back, instead of focusing on his absence. This will be the first of many trips. I hope that I can be strong. I don't want to be 'just fine'.
    Abigai1grace Abigai1grace 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Brookeifer Brookeifer 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I think my boyfriends mom is trying to break us

    up. Before he leaves before boot camp. She's takin him on all these trips sending him to his cousins to work for weeks. She's making it so I won't see him for a month at a time. I have a month left after all this bullshit..... What do I do
    blondegurl18713 blondegurl18713 16-17, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    Well I am pretty lucky,

    I met my sailor when I was 13 years old. We were next door neighbors and had little love crushes on each other. Our families became awesome friends but I ended up moving back to the state I was originally from. Our fathers became best friends and stayed in touch with each other...
    kcmarie21 kcmarie21 22-25, F Jan 9

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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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    Rant, vent, need advice.

    .. all in one? So as most of you know I haven't talked to my SO since he left for boot camp in Great Lakes, Illinois. Well I met a girl who's SO left the same day as mine and she also hadn't heard from her SO, so we decided to be friends and help eachother through the tough times...
    xohannahxox xohannahxox 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I joined today because I have very recently

    become a MilSO. My boyfriend of 6 years was shipped off to boo tcamp on the 16th of this month. I was kind of hoping we could get married but he said it would cause confusion as he had already enlisted as single, I've also been hearing horror stories of girls who would get...
    martyrize martyrize 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 21

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    I love this website. Everyone has

    such positive feedback. Thank you ladies! Your all helping me so much!
    Brookeifer Brookeifer 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day 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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    Military Girlfriend

    I stumbled upon a poem today that really seemed to hit home. I just wanted to share it you all as I know most of you can relate. You don't know. But im the girl who cries every morning.  In hopes every night for his safe return home.  I'm the girl who drags herself out of bed...
    PaigeMarie PaigeMarie 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 6, 2012

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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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    Wearing my boyfriends shirt to bed tonight

    and it smells exactly like him. If I close my eyes its as if he's right next to me!
    Brookeifer Brookeifer 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Is there anyone who has a boyfriend/ girlfriend

    who's in basic in division 273??
    ToriMann ToriMann 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    Hey everyone! I am new to this site,

    but I have loved reading everyone's experiences and thought it was time to share my own. I am very happy to say that the wait is almost over and I'll soon be reunited with my sailor when he graduates boot camp August 8th. The best part is that he has no idea I'm going up to...
    Gabby161 Gabby161 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Stick In There Girl.

    Take it from an old salt. Sailors have the best and most devoted women on earth supporting them. Other services have good women too but the Navy gals do it year in and year out. War or peace, it doesn't matter. The separations don't get any easier but the rewards get better...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Dec 18, 2011

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    Does anyone know if you can send actual pictures

    or should I just print them on computer paper?? He asked me to send him one of us and I don't want him to get in trouble for me sending the wrong thing
    CayleighQ CayleighQ 16-17, F 6 Responses 4 days ago

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    I'm engaged!!!! My sailor

    and I are officially engaged as of yesterday :) There's no immediate date set yet, but I want to enjoy this stage of our relationship right now :) I'm so incredibly happy and don't want him to leave to go to Virginia in 7 days :(
    Madikwebb Madikwebb 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 13

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    T-19 days till I get to see my wonderful

    boyfriend at PIR! No phone calls for the rest of the time being though. Oh wells, at least I get to see him soon!
    afeli15 afeli15 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    I don't want anyone else,

    just you. Because if I had a pick from all of the guys in this world, I'd still pick you ❤️❤️❤️
    Navygirlfriendxoxo Navygirlfriendxoxo 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Saw the video of my sailor swearing in.

    Cried happy tears and couldn't be more proud!
    tetznavygirl tetznavygirl 16-17, F 12 hrs ago

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    Tomorrow I get to say goodbye to my sailor.

    I'm so scared, I don't know if I'm ready. But I guess I have to be right?
    Navygirl24 Navygirl24 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 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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    This site makes me depressed.

    Deleting the app for good and I won't be on again. Goodbye experience project.
    Navygirlfriendxoxo Navygirlfriendxoxo 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    After distancing myself from the mail,

    I've been better I guess you could say. Still nothing, but I realized why should I let a letter or even just the lack of communication define my relationship? What kind of person would I be if I just let that happened? There's so many scenarios of what could've or did happen. I...
    xohannahxox xohannahxox 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    The words my boyfriend said

    before he left: "Don't think of me leaving as a negative. I'm doing this for my family, your family, and our future family." These words have stuck with me every day. I love it:)
    Brookeifer Brookeifer 18-21, F 3 days 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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    Silent Ranks

    I don't know if anyone has posted this here yet, but I saw this, and even though my soon to be sailor and I aren't married yet, I loved it. "I wear no uniforms, no blues or greens, But I am in the Military in the ranks that are rarely seen, I have no rank upon my shoulders...
    Iris710 Iris710 22-25, F 4 Responses May 10, 2011

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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 64 Responses Jan 25, 2011

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    I got his address!! I'm still waiting on a

    letter but atleast he can get all my letters and know how proud I am:)
    Brookeifer Brookeifer 18-21, F 7 hrs ago

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    Navygirlfriendxoxo Navygirlfriendxoxo 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Today I received a present

    that my sister bought for me it says "certified usna girlfriend" and I'm completely in love with it. Almost done with plebe summer and I get a phone call Sunday I can't wait to hear his voice again. Thought I'd share my excitement :)
    danielagarcia96 danielagarcia96 16-17, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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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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    I am overwhelmed with gratitude

    for the sailor in my life. Being with a guy in the military was the last thing I thought I would ever do... In fact, I had told God many times that I refused to accept that kind of challenge. Funny how God has a sense of humor. Not only is my man in the navy, he also lives 24...
    alyssamarie909 alyssamarie909 18-21, F Mar 19

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    I am a recent navy girlfriend my girlfriend is

    leave for basic at 6a.m. Tomorrow I don't know how to coop any ideas or anything would be great.
    tetznavygirl tetznavygirl 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Not knowing if my sailor is safe

    and doing okay is killing me. I can't wait till I get that first letter. Hopefully it will help take some of my worry away.
    Brookeifer Brookeifer 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I've just had my first encounter with this,

    but it was really discomforting. There seems to be this idea that "when my soldier is away, I will play". It seems like a lot of people assume that because my significant other will be gone for long periods of time, that I will disrespect our relationship and hook up with other...
    Madikwebb Madikwebb 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 29

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    This morning i went out to the mailbox to see

    if the UPS man had left me my amazon box full of purchases for my boyfriends famiy's Christmas gifts. So happy to see there was a package, also a lot of junk mail. I live with my aunt and uncle and grandmother...so here I'm sorting through all the mail, bills, bills, magazine...
    GingerSnapps GingerSnapps 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 28, 2013

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    In Love With a Sailor

    my story i think has just begun. i met my sweet loving boyfriend awhile before he was to leave for bootcamp. unfortunatly we only got to hang out a few times like we went on our first date to a movie,and did bowling and that kinda stuff.   then his friends threw him a...
    asailorsgirl25 asailorsgirl25 22-25, F 21 Responses Aug 18, 2008

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    Feeling pretty good today.

    I am positive that things will work out :) can't wait until he gets out of basic
    Navygirlfriendxoxo Navygirlfriendxoxo 18-21, F 12 hrs ago

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    My boyfriend called today

    and said he thinks he will be home between Aug 12-15!!! OMG I REALLY HOPE SO!!!!! I am trying not to get too excited but I literally started crying--Wow, do I miss him. 7+ monthssss.
    waiting4mysailr waiting4mysailr 22-25 14 hrs ago

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    Those nights you just toss

    and turn wishing your sailor was next to you < 😓 Missing you .
    jitterbuggxo jitterbuggxo 18-21, F May 8

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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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    Tomorrow I am moving

    and my boyfriend is still overseas. He will come home to the new house--and while I am so excited for him to see all I have done on my own (for myself and us)--it's tough to do such a large milestone without him here. Anyone else go though a large milestone or something big...
    waiting4mysailr waiting4mysailr 22-25 2 days ago

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    After playing phone tag with his step-mom I

    finally got in contact with her and I found out that he called them Sunday and that he changed his mind and is writing letters and he sent out his first set on Sunday! I am so excited and it has made me so happy! Does anyone know about when I might be receiving it? That way I...
    brianne2015 brianne2015 16-17, F 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    All I can do is love

    and support him to the best of my abilities and have faith in our love. The rest is up to him.
    Madikwebb Madikwebb 18-21, F May 10

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