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I Am a Navy Wife

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    New Young Navy Wife

    I am 19 years old. My husband is 21. We've been together for 3 1/2 years and has been married for two months. Living together for 1 1/2 years. No kids yet.Hes leaving for bootcamp nov.4th (6 days away). Im really scared and sad. I dont know what ti expect. I dont know how to...
    OWilliams OWilliams 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 28, 2013

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    Times Change.

    Hello! I am Beki. 19 years old and I'm British. I had some family problems in 2007, so in 2008 I moved to Bahrain with my mother, step father and now 6 year old brother. I had a year of partying, meeting new friends and trying to decide what I should do with my life. Then came...
    RebeccaLG RebeccaLG 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 17, 2011

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    So my husband went underway a few weeks back.

    We've emailed once and talked on the phone twice. Other than that, it's been dark between us. Women going through this kind of deployment naturally swoon at the phone ringing with her husband's ringtone, right? They typically rush to get somewhere when their husbands port some...
    Navylove19 Navylove19 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 9, 2013

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    The True Story Of A Surface Navy Wife

    And she waited... A 9 month deployment For him to meet his daughter For their orders to come through For the moving company to move their things On baited breath as he hears he's going out again For him to return to the sea And all the while, she waited. As the wife of a...
    Navylove19 Navylove19 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 23, 2013

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    Wife Of A Soon To Be Sailor

    My husband has been working on joining the Navy for the past year. He is going to the recruiter's office on Friday to take the ASVAB and get the process rolling. What I want to know is what happens from here? How soon does he ship out for basic? How does the moving work when he...
    Navywifeglassburn Navywifeglassburn 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 20, 2013

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    Hello Ladies

    please pass on my thanks to your husbands for their service to the country. i would also like to thank you for the sacrifices you and your families make so that your husbands can defend the freedoms that we all hold dear
    ihaveanameitsrick ihaveanameitsrick 46-50, M 13 Responses Oct 15, 2008

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    Worth The Distance And The Wait.

    I met J on a summer trip to California. I am an Aussie who was living in Canada and when he told me he would like to see me again I had no idea how we were going to work everything out. Somehow we did. He is a corpsman who was stationed with the USMC and for a year we bounced...
    justagirllost justagirllost 22-25 Aug 22, 2013

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    Moving

    While my husband is deployed, I am moving back home to be with family. I have a hard time keeping friends out here where my husband is stationed. Seems like every time I make a good friend they are either getting re-stationed, getting out of the navy or just start to distant...
    amber1626 amber1626 22-25, F May 16, 2012

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    So I Thought ...

      I saw so many women with hubby's in the navy so I wanted to post this.  Maybe we can all connect & support each other.  My hubby is currently away and i'm expecting.  So please join!
    navywifeandmomtobe navywifeandmomtobe 16-18, F 10 Responses Apr 26, 2007

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    2 Days Till He Leaves

    I am a 20 year old new military wife. My husband leaves for basic on Monday. I'm really not sure how I will handle him not being around, especially in November or December when our daughter is born. My family and friends are being as supportive as they can be but none of them...
    goldenstar93 goldenstar93 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 21, 2013

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    Interesting Little Email From My Hubs

    So lately things have been going really really really well with up... even im surprised... ive been waiting for the other shoe to fall... and so far it doesnt look like it will at all... i really feel that my husband just needed to adjust to the responsibility of having a wife...
    sothisisme sothisisme 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 30, 2009

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    New Navy Wife.

    My husband and I recently came to the decision of becoming a navy family. It has always been a dream of his and as his wife I knew I couldn't not let him go for his dream. Today he swore in and is off to boot camp. We are expecting a baby boy in April and he graduates end of...
    ProudNavyWife2013 ProudNavyWife2013 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 29, 2013

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    Our New Navy Life

    Hello Everyone! Here is my story... My boyfriend is 21 and I am 22. He just joined the Navy and we are getting married on Feb. 11 2013. He is going in as an e3 and he is going to Great Lakes for basic in May. Afterwards he is going to Pensacola for school. What will happwn after...
    mzdree mzdree 22-25 2 Responses Jan 6, 2013

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    Navy Wifey

    My husband and I recently got married...he's stationed in Groton, CT in sub school and we just signed a lease today and got our keys so I'll be moving there within the next few weeks :) Was just wondering if there's anyone else in the area? I could always use some new friends...
    laur16 laur16 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 26, 2011

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    First Letter From My Husband!

    Just got the letters from my husband, And I am sooo happy right now. He wrote 29 pages of letter, and I was crying the whole time while I was reading it because he said it's reallly hard but he's doing his best for us to have a better life someday. I miss him so...
    CJSALIBA CJSALIBA 22-25 Sep 11, 2012

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    Monterey Is For Lovers.

    The last year and a half has been a whirlwind of experiences and emotions, but I suppose that's the life of a Navy wife. My husband enlisted into the Navy after we graduated from college, got married and found it difficult to find a relevant job in Las Cruces, NM. At some point I...
    summercrosa summercrosa 22-25 Jun 11, 2010

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    Hey everyone I'm a navy wife 6 years married

    and my husband just left on deployment for 7 months we have a 4 and 5 year old and one on the way and my 5 year old is having a really hard time with it he has autism so you really don't get it 😞 but anyways are any of u here in San Diego
    mia619 mia619 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 3

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    Navy Girlfriend, Soon To Be Wife.

    Madly in love with this guy since junior year in high school and now I'm 20 junior in college and NOW he tells me he's always felt the same way, right before he leaves for boot camp. It was an amazing summer and it really cemented all of the feelings I've had for him for the past...
    freedomfootsteps freedomfootsteps 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 14, 2013

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    Long Distance Beginnings

    I Am a Navy Wife.  However, we started out in the "deployment" phase - so I pleasantly (and not so pleasantly) understand the everlasting effects of distance on a relationship. We met on the internet in 2006 and developed a gradual and remarkably immature...
    CanadianNW CanadianNW 26-30, F 8 Responses Sep 25, 2009

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    Navy Wife... Toughest Job In the Navy!

    My husband and I have been together 4+yrs and married for 3+, out of that time I would say we've spent about maybe 1yr 1/2 together give or take a few months. I've been through 2 deployments and 1 ram pak the second one will be next month and i can't forget the countless...
    jamelamarie2008 jamelamarie2008 22-25, F 1 Response May 10, 2008

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    Considering A Move To Bahrain!!!!!

    Hello Ladies, My husband and I are considering a PCS move to the base on al-Manama, Bahrain for a one-year contract. I am usually pretty good at researching, but I'm hitting a bit of a wall as the main site for the base in Bahrain is not as informative as other base sites. I...
    LG1028 LG1028 26-30 9 Responses Oct 2, 2010

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    The Waiting Game!

    Me and my perfect husband Ryan were married this past July and then a month later he left for bootcamp in Great Lakes. I've heard from him a few times over phone and a have gotten a few letters. He is set to graduate Nov 1st and I couldn't be more excited and ready to see him. I...
    Navyw1f3Alecci Navyw1f3Alecci 22-25, F Oct 12, 2013

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    I Miss Him Like Crazy.

    We've both become a little more skilled at dealing with underways, but they never become easy. I've created new friendships in the time that he's been gone, thrown myself into work, going out whenever I'm invited, just to keep busy. Just so the loneliness doesn't sink it. But, it...
    Optimystic85 Optimystic85 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 29, 2010

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    I Always Said I'd Never Fall For a Navy Guy

    I am a Navy wife.  I knew better.  Really.  My dad and stepdad are both retired chiefs, so I didn't have any illusions about this life.  I saw past the snazzy uniform (though he does look awfully good in it).  Still, when love bites you . . . A decade...
    MamaBrie MamaBrie 31-35, F 10 Responses May 7, 2007

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    Feedback?

    My husband was deployed a few days ago and so far I have not heard anything from him, I've heard that It could be up to two weeks before I get to communicate with him. Does anyone have any feedback for me?
    Ashleigh1987 Ashleigh1987 22-25, F 5 Responses May 3, 2010

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    Colchester Military Prision

    I have never felt like this before, I feel like I have a broken heart my hubby was sent to Colchester military prision. he will not see me as he doesnt want me to visit. he seys hes doing this because he loves me. his sentence is 7 months. all I seem to do is cry and when a sad...
    bedazzledbabe bedazzledbabe 26-30, F 5 Responses Oct 17, 2013

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    My Life With My Navy Boyfriend

    Me and my boyfriend have known eachother for 2 years. He is my best friends and i love him to death. When he told me he was in joining the Navy I was in the 10th grade he was in 12th. We were just friends but we both wanted more. We talked about it for a month and then we just...
    welchjk welchjk 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 28, 2011

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    My Story

    I just got married to my husband in may and were expecting a little girl in November. My husband is leaving for boot camp in September and is graduating the weekend I'm due. He will most likely miss the birth of his daughter, but hoping he gets to take emergency leave to at least...
    Dmunro34 Dmunro34 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 31, 2013

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    It Never Gets Easier...

    YOU JUST GET BETTER! I know how frustrating this life can be. My fiancé has been in the Navy for two years now and when he first joined I had no clue where to turn to. In an effort to connect with other military spouses, I created a page on facebook where I can meet other Navy...
    hheidilee hheidilee 22-25, F May 8, 2013

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    Ddg66 Isss Backkk !

    imm a little late but my sailor is FINALLY in my armss again <3 he was able to come home a few days early. which was great. they pulled in rhode island on the 1st and he took a flight back to LA at 6pm. his flight was a little delayed and he didnt get home til about 2 that...
    SuduceMadusa SuduceMadusa 18-21, F Aug 6, 2013

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    Opsec Please Read And Keep Our Men Safe!

    I know some people are new to the Navy and military life but one of the most important people to your loved one is YOU.  My husband is in the Navy also and I treasure him coming home safe to me.  PLEASE, as a reminder, be careful what you post over the internet! ...
    3in1try 3in1try 36-40, F Mar 3, 2010

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    New Beginings

    Hi everyone.....my name is Alma and I am little new to this. im on here because I am about to venture in a whole new world and I want to find a place that could give me adivice and help me with this new life I am coming to. My husband joined the Navy a fews months ago, mind you...
    navywifehampton navywifehampton 22-25, F Nov 17, 2013

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    My husband and I got married in July.

    I am 19 and he is 21 and we have just had our first child together. My daughter and I love together while my husband lives more than 12 hours away on a base. I would love to be together but I'm trying to complete my degree in psychology/social work at my current college because...
    Brinklessprinkles Brinklessprinkles 18-21, F Jan 12

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    No Compassion

    I was pulled over by a police officer and I received a citation for being an unlicensed driver. At the time I had a valid license from another state (my home town) In the state that I'm currently in due to my husband being stationed here, it is considered a misdemeanor to not...
    mpadilla23 mpadilla23 31-35 Jul 7, 2011

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    Calling All Wives!!

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    AFWife318 AFWife318 18-21, F May 21, 2013

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    Excited!

    In about 50 days i will be marrying my bestfriend and my sailor! We have been bestfriends for 4 years and we were highschool sweethearts. I've been around the Navy but not "full time" yet. My daughter and I will be moving to the next command in July so I was just looking for tips...
    krys1216 krys1216 18-21, F May 7, 2013

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    Unhappy

    new in PCS japan (non english speaking country). married for 1 year. 1st time to be away from family (philippines). no friends here in my new world. hard to trust everyone. husband always on travel. can't find my confidence in this mix culture of military life. i wanna go back in...
    aynaku aynaku 31-35 2 Responses Jul 2, 2010

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    My husband is stationed in SD

    and I'm stuck in Washington. I have a daughter who is not my husbands. I want to move my daughter and I to SD to be with my husband but my daughters father doesn't want to allow it, and I'm having a hard time wanting to move my daughter away from family, and having to go through...
    kylieannnnn kylieannnnn 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 16

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    First Deployment

    It's been over two years since I first separated from my guy, William, for boot camp (May 2011, I even wrote about it on here). I haven't written a story in a long time but I feel the urge to vent. We have been long distance ever since he set off for Great Lakes. In 2012, I...
    Zalea17 Zalea17 22-25, F Nov 12, 2013

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    Dealing With Inlaws

    I am recently married and have been with my husband for 3 1/2 years total. We have only actually had about 1 year and 2 months together. One of those years we were in high school. When he came home this last deployment both of his parents would say things to me like "If I even...
    Alyssa1027 Alyssa1027 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 5, 2013

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    Gm's Wifey

    Hello, my name is Amanda and I am a Navy wife of 25... let me tell you our story, it is one of my favorite to tell Adam (my wonderful Sailor) and I met in Aug of 2000... We became friends almost immediatly, but he had a girl friend at the time so friends was all we could be. He...
    alwag1r alwag1r 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 13, 2011

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    Hi, Proud To Be A Serving Personnel Wife

      I am very proud to say as iam wife of a naval officer but some time feel loneliness with my 2 kids. as an officer I feel good he is serving for nation but some times I too want a personal life rather then a nation. I am happy with my family. Need a person to share my...
    sree6954 sree6954 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 15, 2013

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    Where It All Began....

    Last June, Ryan and I were driving out of town to visit his parents for the weekend. With our cell phones on silent, the radio turned down, and Ryley asleep we began the conversation that would soon change our life. "Where do you, (do we) see ourselves in five years?" Although we...
    Ashes711 Ashes711 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 28, 2012

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    Just Moved Away From Home...

    I have been with my sailor for almost four years. We are high school sweethearts and I have been with him since day one of the navy. He is done with training and at his new base. I have recently moved away from my home state to be with him because luckily his carrier just...
    SailorLove92 SailorLove92 18-21, F Sep 6, 2013

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    Goodmorning Members

    I am a wife of a retired Navy man. We have been married for 36 years now and we spent 30 years in the Navy. Being a military wife is hard no matter what service you are in but you can handle it! I did, and my hubby and I sometimes actually do miss it.
    cycle cycle 51-55, F Jul 14, 2011

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    Very New At This And In Need Of Answers.

    Hi, everyone. :) okay, he's my story and questions and I appriciate anyone's help. I'm new at this navy wife thing, and its very tough. My husband left October 21st I haven't got a letter yet and its been about three weeks. I send a letter about everyday. What I am confused about...
    kayleen27 kayleen27 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 7, 2013

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    Navy Wife

    my hubbie left on may 12 for navy boot camp.. i have received 3 letters from him.  the last one was a daily basis..sort of a diary he wrote to me.  i miss him dearly.  But thinking about it makes me weaker so i choose to focus on my baby and school.  His...
    waiting4u waiting4u 18-21, F 5 Responses Jun 4, 2009

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    Not Am I A Wife :0)

    But I spent some time in the Navy I just wanted to post a Thank You to all you ladies, that also serve our country as wives, girlfriends etc. When we deploy we take really a huge support system with us. We leave behind you to wait on the return. You are left to manage and...
    BAPhoto BAPhoto 46-50, M Aug 16, 2013

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    My husband left Monday.

    He got to GL on Wednesday @ 01:00. I got the scripted call. Today should be P-3. I got a call from him today asking how my health is. Is this normal?
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 15

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    Newly Wed And My Husband Leaves For Bootcamp In July

    My husband and I have been together for 6 years. We have 3 children and live in nj. A little girl and 2 boys. We just got married on march 30th of this year. My husband has been talking about going into the military for a while know, actually 2 years. But now hes sworn in and of...
    MrsGoodridge MrsGoodridge 22-25, F 2 Responses May 16, 2013

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    Wish I Could Feel 'Navy pride' Like I Used To Feel

    I am feeling so cynical right now.  In the last hour I've felt angry, disbelieving, anxious, panicky, indignant, frustrated, sad and helpless.  It is the helpless part that gets to me the most.  I am to the point where I don't even want to think about the whole retirement...
    AloneInHawaii AloneInHawaii 31-35, F 9 Responses Feb 11, 2011

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    A Day Longer, A Day Stronger!

    Hello everyone! I am a Navy fiancé, soon to be Navy wife in October! I’ve been dealing with military life for the past two years now and I’ve found that it’s easier to deal with when you make friends with people going through the same things as you. I’ve created two...
    hheidilee hheidilee 22-25, F May 30, 2013

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    I Love Him So Much!

    Our one year is coming up next month and I am so excited! He is my best friend and has been here for me through everything, and let me tell you...this year has been so crazy for me. I lost my mother, I got pregnant after our wedding, then had our baby in June, and just got out of...
    NavyCorpsmansWife NavyCorpsmansWife 18-21, F Sep 12, 2013

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    Don'T Know How To Feel....

    So where do I start??? Lets start here I found out MY HUSBAND CHEATED! On yesterday we got up and went to church. Something I have been trying to do more. I have been staying home more lately. I haven't been communicating with none of my SO-CALLED FRIENDS that I had since I got...
    MrsNewlyWed2013 MrsNewlyWed2013 22-25, F 12 Responses May 20, 2013

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    More Question Then Story

    My husband is waiting to go to bootcamp. Does anyone have any advice for how to deal with rude recruiters? I am a airforce brat and am very confused because I have never met service men who act like these recruiters. I mainly avoid the office but when I need to come i do my best...
    Cooklover32388 Cooklover32388 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 13, 2013

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    Happy And Peaceful

    Today my baby called! My husband was supposed to sail till Monday but this morning the familiar ringtone woke me up... I hit my toes as I was rushing to answer my phone. He was sailing closed to the coast so he ran outside the infirmary only to spend a couple of minutes with me...
    JaElinka JaElinka 26-30, F Apr 25, 2013

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    My Husband Just Left For Boot Camp

    My husband just left for boot camp yesterday and I just need some encouragement. I just miss him sooo much!!! Ugh! What do I do???
    mzdree mzdree 22-25 2 Responses May 23, 2013

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