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I Am a Navy Girlfriend

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    My baby graduates Sept.

    5 and he's in division 273 we've been together for 4 months and he went to basic right after graduating high school and I knew about his plans about the navy before we started going out so I came into this knowing what I was getting into (kinda) I'm still trying to figure things...
    ToriMann ToriMann 16-17, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    For some reason today just has been a bad day.

    It hasn't even been a week yet and I can't help but miss my sailor like crazy and wish to have him to talk to.
    brianne2015 brianne2015 16-17, F 5 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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    angelhaynes angelhaynes 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I got a phone call last night from my sailor

    omg I miss him soo much I so cant wait till our wedding day :) only 12 more days till my sailor is home
    angelhaynes angelhaynes 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    He called me today I couldn't be happier.

    He sounded so sad, I miss him so much.
    Vianca1992 Vianca1992 18-21, F 1 Response a week 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 14 hrs ago

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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 only a month before my boyfriend of almost

    3 years go to bootcamp. It's not getting easier for me, especially because we have been long distance for a year now. I'm really sad that it feels like the physical distance just keeps growing even though our love is growing stronger. We talk about what will happen after I...
    ISnavygf ISnavygf 16-17, F 2 days ago

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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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    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 16-17, F Jul 12

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    I'm spending my last week with my sailor

    before leaving...it's all kinda bitter sweet but so far I'm doing better than I thought I would. Just scared of when we really have to say goodbye.
    Navygirl24 Navygirl24 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I get to see my Sailor tomorrow!

    !!!! I cannot wait. I have to be up at 5:30 am to spend the most possible time with him. But I know I won't be able to sleep tonight but I don't care!! <3
    hbeerman hbeerman 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 25

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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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    Tonight I'm feeling very positive!

    I can get through this! I just wrote my sailor a letter, even if I can't send it yet, I still feel amazing.
    Brookeifer Brookeifer 18-21, F 1 Response 16 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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    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 16 hrs 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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    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 1 day ago

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    Trying to make the best of the little time I

    have with my sailor before he leaves for bootcamp. Going to miss him so much
    amr614 amr614 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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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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    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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    I just sent my letters :).

    I couldn't be happier so much closer to talking to my baby
    Vianca1992 Vianca1992 18-21, F 3 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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    My boyfriend is in division 273

    and graduates from boot camp September 5th. It's been a long 2 weeks since he left and the fact that I missed his phone call on Saturday was devastating. Thank God he left a voicemail so I can hear his voice whenever I like. We've been inseparable for over 2 years now so this...
    CayleighQ CayleighQ 16-17, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Wishing all you girls a strong

    and great day--Missing my man, as I am sure many of you are so just figured I would send out some positivity as we start our day! Hopefully this day will fly by and we will all be one day closer to our reunions!
    waiting4mysailr waiting4mysailr 22-25 3 days ago

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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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    OK GUYS! I NEED YALLS HELP VERY BADLY!

    MY SAILOR WANTS ME TO GO TO HIS GRADUATION AND SO FAR I HAVE BEEN WORKING MY BUTT OFF. HOWEVER IM RUNNING SHORT ON TIME. I CREATED A GO FUND ME PAGE TO RAISE MONEY. PLEASE GO ON THERE AND SUPPORT ME. I HAVE MADE $545 AND I HAVE $500 MORE TO GO. NO AMOUNT IS TO SMALL PLEASE GUYS...
    ProudNavyMAGirlfriend ProudNavyMAGirlfriend 16-17, F a week 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 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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    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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    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 1 Response Oct 26, 2013

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    My boyfriend of almost 3 years,

    my high school sweet heart, is leaving in 6 days for boot camp. I'm terrified. I mean we made it through a year of college apart, but I have to finish 3 more years before I can actually think about going wherever the navy takes him. Nothing seems set in stone and it is quite...
    FMP25 FMP25 18-21 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I missed a call from him this morning.

    . I'm feeling completely destroyed now. he left me a voicemail and said he would try and call back. I really hope he does I just need a little confirmation of our relationship by talking to him. I hope he's okay, he sounded miserable.
    aacbluey aacbluey 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I'm feeling lost without him.

    I'm feeling doubtful of our relationship. I'm so angry at him. I don't even feel like I'm waiting for him to come home. I feel like he's slowly disappearing from my life and I hate it. but at the same time I'm letting myself feel this way. I love him with all my heart, he's my...
    aacbluey aacbluey 16-17, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    It's so cool to know

    that there's girls whose boyfriends are graduating from boot camp the same day as mine. It makes me feel better knowing that you guys are going through the same things at the same time as me. Is anyone going to the graduation? I'm going with his parents and couldn't be more...
    CayleighQ CayleighQ 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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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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    So this is my first time ever doing something

    like this. But lately I have felt very alone and sad and thought I would see if a support group like this existed and here I am... I met my boyfriend back in December and we had a whirlwind romance. He and I just connected so quickly that I found myself crazy about him in just...
    Tbell760 Tbell760 22-25, F 3 Responses 5 days 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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    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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    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 17 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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    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 21 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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    Vianca1992 Vianca1992 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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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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    Yesterday my boyfriend left

    for boot camp and the horrible feeling I have in my stomach wont go away. Does the horrible feeling go away? Does it get easier?
    Brookeifer Brookeifer 18-21, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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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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    Did anyone receive letter from bootcamp today

    from thier so so left 2 weeks ago
    Vianca1992 Vianca1992 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day 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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    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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    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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