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I Am a New Army Wife

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    Leap Of Faith

    Me and my husband have been best friends since high school, but we had also told eachother how we really felt. It's been love at first sight, but unfortunately I had been in a mentally, emotionally, and physically abusive relationship...with his best friend. He witnessed this...
    AlawysWorthTheWait AlawysWorthTheWait 18-21, F Jun 20, 2012

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    Need Advice For This New Life!!

    I love my hubby to be, and we are thirty seven days away from the biggest commitment of our lives to date! Especially the biggest commitment in mine! My Jay has been in the Army National Guard for two years now, and right after the wedding he plans to go active duty! I'm...
    LovingJacob LovingJacob 18-21, F Nov 14, 2013

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    Better a Crazy Forever Then a Sane and Lonely Never

    I was sitting at Mohegan Sun on a bench back in early march of this year...this guy Jerome walked up to where I was and asked if he could sit down and talk for awhile. I told him sure--he'll looked very tired and sad. After talking for about an hour he gave me his phone number...
    monotonelife2 monotonelife2 19-21, F 2 Responses Oct 15, 2007

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    Alone For the First Time

    my husband and i got engaged 28 days before he left for basic/ait. he came home to nj, we had our wedding, and then a few days later we packed our bags and moved to our first duty station. now, one month later, he is deployed. he just left last night. it was so hard to say...
    MissThang420 MissThang420 18-21, F 5 Responses Dec 1, 2008

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    Can I Go To Germany

    My husband got orders he going to Germany for three years people telling me I can go while others saying I can't please give me the right answer
    armywife8992 armywife8992 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 1, 2012

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    What Is He Thinking?

    I just married my hero in December when he came home on R&R. Since he has been back to Afghanistan he has done what I affectly call the BI-POLAR flip outs on me. We Im and talk on the phone as much as we can. There are days that he is just a complete creep to me for no reason...
    vickigarcia vickigarcia 31-35, F 9 Responses Jan 25, 2009

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    Soon I'll Be a New Army Wife

    Ok...I will soon be an army wife and I'm just looking to connect with other ladies who can understnad me as well as give me advice on how this BIG life change will be. I'm 27 and my amazing hubby is 30 so we will be much older than most people starting out in the army. We also...
    InHisLuv InHisLuv 26-30 2 Responses Sep 17, 2009

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    New Army Wife To Be!

    Hi. My name is Rebecca and I live in Tucson, az. I married my husband in feb 1st 2013 before he left for basic training! He left on April 15th to Fort Jackson, South Carolina. I miss him so much! I write to him everyday and send cards with pictures. I already received 6 letters...
    rregina89 rregina89 22-25, F May 10, 2013

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    New Army Wife

    Well my husband left for bootcamp on the 10th of Jan. It has all been pretty new to me. Its been pretty hard since he has been gone. We have a 2 year old and one due in March. Any advice from any of you who have gone through this already or are in the same situation would be...
    Armywife77 Armywife77 18-21, F Jan 27, 2012

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    Need Info

    we just gt married lik couple days ago and im wondering how long does the health insurance take to be in effect after sending papers in
    mrsreyesramos mrsreyesramos 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 26, 2012

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    Fashion Forward Military Support Clothing For Army Wives!

    Hey Everyone - My name is Samantha & my husband is in the Army! We just recently got through a 12 month deployment. Always here to talk & support anyone in need, Also, Come check out our Military Support clothing for woman ! We support all branches & have tons of super cute...
    Loveandwarclothing Loveandwarclothing 22-25 Oct 7, 2012

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    Bbc The One Show 'coming Home' Film

    My name is Mark Ferguson and I am a researcher working on The One Show. We have had a series of short films commissioned entitled ‘Coming Home’. The films follow the story of a soldier finishing up on his final tour and preparing to come home to their family, including the...
    markferg101 markferg101 26-30, M Jan 16, 2013

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    My husband has enlisted in the army.

    He leaves for basic April 15th for 9 weeks and then he goes to AIT for 20 weeks. I feel like I'm losing my best friend:( we have a 2 year old daughter that I have to be strong for. Will we be able to go with him to AIT. I read that he has to stay In barracks for 11 weeks then he...
    ryleesmom1111 ryleesmom1111 22-25, F Mar 12

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    Www.ratemyarmypost.com

    Hello fellow Army wives!  I am also a fairly new Army wife, my husband has been in the Army about 3 1/2 years now.  I'm trying to start a new website to help people like us but pretty much everyone I hope will eventually benefit.  Please visit www.ratemyarmypost...
    ratemyarmypost ratemyarmypost 22-25 Jun 27, 2008

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    I Finally Married The Love Of My Life And Now He Is Gone....

    I married my high school sweetheart on 10/07/2010 and he deployed to Afghanistan not even a month later. It has been hard and sometimes unbearable. I just hope it either gets easier or the time goes by quickly. The deployment is putting our relationship to the test that is for...
    NewArmyWife11 NewArmyWife11 22-25, F 5 Responses Dec 12, 2010

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    MrsPVTMoore MrsPVTMoore 18-21, F Feb 12

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    I Am a New Army Wife

    I was only married for 2 weeks when my husband got deployed to Korea. i don't know what to do, i feel alone and very depressed. my husband is really the only one who understands but all Ive ever known is a big family, lately my family has grown apart even tho we all live under...
    kissmeimamy88 kissmeimamy88 19-21 5 Responses Feb 26, 2008

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    My husband was in the army

    for 7 years. During the time since he has been out we met and have married. Now he has come to me and told me he wants to enlist once again. I have had thought before this about If he ever wanted to go back that I would fully support his decision and I do but I am scared out of...
    SoldierWife87 SoldierWife87 26-30, F Jan 8

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    Life Is Funny

    I am an new Army wife, the writing prompt is so right!  My husband left for basic training 5 days ago.  When I think of how we got here, I smile, albeit through tears.  I'm incredibly proud of him, I think of what he's doing at this moment, I ...
    BlueSwoon BlueSwoon 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 20, 2009

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    Miss My Sweetheart!

    My husband is currently in Basic at Ft Jackson, and I miss him very much!  And today is his 24th bday :(   I am 23 yrs old,  and 13 weeks pregnant.  We are soo excited to meet our little bit in August!!  
    justinalinee justinalinee 22-25, F 4 Responses Jan 28, 2009

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    Newbie

    My husband joined May 14, 2008, 13 days after I gave birth to our youngest son.   He went to basic and that really sucked...especially with four young kids...one of which being an infant.  Then I went to his graduation at Ft Sill, Ok.  He seemed a little...
    pbandjalways pbandjalways 26-30, F May 4, 2009

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    Interested In Going Back To School With Mycaa Grant?!

    MyCAA offers Military Spouses a grant for $4,000 to attend schooling online. That's right; FREE on-line; All from the Comfort zone of your home at your own pace. E5 and below W1 to W2 or O1 to O2- if you Spouse is in this rank zone than this GRANT is FOR YOU. We have tons of...
    azgal2011 azgal2011 18-21, F Mar 30, 2012

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    Lonely New Army Wife

    My husband and i were married for about 2 weeks before he left to fort jackson, sc for basic training. He's almost done with training, but has AIT in the same place for 3 more months following. I thought everything would be so easy by now but i find new challenges every day...
    laurenxoxoxo laurenxoxoxo 18-21, F 1 Response May 11, 2009

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    Miss My Husband

    hi all, so my husband left 2 days ago for basic in fort jackson s.c. we got married 12-06-08, and have a beautiful baby boy named Julien who is 2 months old.  i am going to be 23 in 2 days, and live in ny. i will be moving on base with my husband he is done with training. i...
    StacyDevitt StacyDevitt 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 22, 2009

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    Fort Bragg, NC

    So i have been a Army Wife for almost 3 months now, & let me tell you there isn't anything better in the world than to be married to my best friend <3 We got married on March 16th, 2013. He left to go to his FDS March 21st & about 10 days later we decided we couldn't be away...
    WaitingForHisReturn WaitingForHisReturn 18-21, F 1 Response May 31, 2013

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    I'm His Glass Of Wine, He's My Shot Of Whiskey!

    I met my husband september 3rd, 2010. I had just got out of the relationship with whom I thought was" the One" but quickly realized I was not only settling but Dropping the bar extremely low for my standards. I had agreed earlier in the summer to go to a concert with some friends...
    jsb070211 jsb070211 18-21 Aug 19, 2011

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    Schofield Barracks, Hawaii

    Ever since I met my husband we have been two peas in a pod. I met him as a military soldier and made it my promise to stick by him and support him through all trials and tribulations. He is leaving in November for a month to go to another country for a month. I guess it's a short...
    mrshamilton530 mrshamilton530 22-25, F Oct 3, 2013

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    Hello to All the Army Wives Out There!

    I just wanted to give a big shout out to all the army wives out there we have the toughest job in the army and that is being an army wife and I have been one for 2 months now and I now know that though it's tough I love it and I love my husband very much and I ...
    wifeofspcdaugherty wifeofspcdaugherty 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 14, 2009

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    Missing Him

    My husband left on Monday for basic training and i miss him like crazy i didnt think it was going to be this hard. he was so upset to leave me which made it harder on me. i cant talk to him now to hear that he is okay. has anyone went through this? Will he be able to call me...
    kqlovesshoes kqlovesshoes 18-21 1 Response Mar 8, 2013

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    New to This

     m y husband of 4 months is a irr call back for the army, he's been out for 2 years got a leter in the mail one day saying he was going to iraq for a year, he's been gone to  training for  3 1/2 months and he just left for iraq last week, its very hard to deal...
    kayceel kayceel 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 24, 2009

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    New Army Wife...

    Just wanted to say hi... My husband left this past Monday for BCT in Ft Jackson, SC.. I have 3 children 11 yr old boy, 7 yr old girl, and 4 yr old girl.. I knew this was going to be a big change but it just breaks my heart when they come to me and say "I miss daddy".. I...
    akhuz akhuz 26-30, F Apr 8, 2009

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    New Army Wife

    H ello everyone I just joined this group minutes ago and I thought I'd share my story. I just recently got married to my best friend after 7yrs!! I am 28 years old. Before getting married we talk a Lot about army life and the lifestyle it would us into, well after all of our...
    malexis malexis 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 31, 2009

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    Not Quite a Wife...yet

    I'm engaged to the greatest man in the world. He's my best friend and my lover. He got sent to OSUT only 2 and 1/2 weeks ago but I miss him so much. My parents don't want us to get married too soon, but I don't think I can go so long with out him. He's coming home around...
    missingmylove missingmylove 18-21 Nov 28, 2008

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    1.26.10

    This is the day my husband enlisted into the Army. It's been almost a month and I am already experiencing changes and he hasn't even gone to basic yet! I am the type of person to plan out EVERYTHING, I write grocery lists, I write down my bills every month so I know what I have...
    Tryckster14 Tryckster14 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 17, 2010

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    How It Happened...

    I have been a Wife for about 3 months now. My husband left for basic training 5 days after we were wed. It's strange how it all came to be, I had a class with him my junior year and the following summer we became friends. Well the following year we hung out together quite a bit...
    MrsLaing MrsLaing 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 30, 2008

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    Hi

    Hello, As this group says "I'm a new army wife" well thats true I am. Well, I met my now husband when I was about 12 or 13 years old in my new church's youth group. He is a couple years older and I was really intimidated by him. All of the girls in our youth...
    HLJ2210 HLJ2210 22-25 Jul 25, 2009

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    Im So Afraid

    So I've figured this day would come since he signed on. I always prepared my self for the idea of deployment. When we first found out it was possible i was ok. But now that it is 100% true (with little chance of change) i cant stop crying. Knowing that my husband will be leaving...
    Djdiaries6 Djdiaries6 22-25, F Sep 25, 2013

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    My Husband Is Deploying In Two Weeks and I Feel Like My Whole World Is Crashing Down On Me!

    I have been married for about six months now. i have a two year old son and am currently pregnant. My husband is due to deploy to Iraq in a couple of weeks now and I have no support system. I dont know very many other army wives and the ones i do are leaving during he deployment...
    jessicachapman jessicachapman 18-21 2 Responses Aug 4, 2009

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    New Army Wife

    Me and my Husband had a REAL quick wedding before he left for basic training. We got married on Sept 1 he left Sept 4th!  He graduated basic training in Fort Sill Ok Nov. 21 so i was able to see him for that for maybe 4 days. Then we went to Fort Leonard Wood, MO for...
    ArmyWife090108 ArmyWife090108 18-21 3 Responses Jan 10, 2009

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    Married My Soldier

    I'm a new army wife, although I have been in love with Nate for 6 years, we just finally decided to take the plunge last month. We made it through a deployment in Korea, and this year hes done almost 90 days of field problems, as a matter of fact thats where he is now. He's...
    heismysunshine heismysunshine 18-21 1 Response Sep 23, 2008

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    New Army Wife

    Hello all I'm a new Army wife as well and would like to get to know some other ladies on here who are new at this  as well or ones who know what is going on.  I would just like to meet new people so we can all support each other.  My husband and I Have...
    wifeofspcdaugherty wifeofspcdaugherty 26-30, F 5 Responses Jan 8, 2009

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    New Army Wife

    I'm 19 yrs old and my husband is currently attending BCT at Fort Jackson. I miss him terribly and am having some depression issues with him gone. His mom bashes his decision of joining everytime I talk to her! Hardly any body I know supports him and are taking it out on me...
    Hirschikiss Hirschikiss 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 1, 2009

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    Excited

    Keeping this a secret till I see my husband (: going. Have find a ay on telling him
    armywife8992 armywife8992 22-25, F Feb 4, 2012

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    New Army Wife

    I just got Married Aug. 9, 2008 to the love of my life. And only a few weeks later my husband got sent to Mississippi for training. He has been gone for 2 months now and i won't see him until christmas. He will only be home for about 10 days and then he is gtting sent to Irag for...
    CAstrin CAstrin 22-25 1 Response Oct 26, 2008

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    Im A Wifey!

    So me and my SO are now married! well i've been married for i think over 2 weeks lol. Anyways so I will be joining my husband in Fort Riley, Kansas. The only thing I am looking forward to is just being with my husband again. Everything else seems a bit stressful and scary. This...
    mmaria0208 mmaria0208 18-21, F Apr 22, 2012

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    He Leaves For Basic In October!

    I recently got married and he's leaving for boot camp in October in Oklahoma. Any one else?
    CaitlinB1026 CaitlinB1026 22-25, F 1 Response May 23, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    Ok wow where do I start? My husband is finishing army flight school in a few weeks and we're moving to fort riley. We live on such a small base and it's mostly officers here so I...
    lbelle95 lbelle95 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 15

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    So it's been a crazy 6 months!!! My hubby is finally home, but only for 3 weeks then he heads to Germany! Where I will follow shortly behind. I really don't want to say goodbye...
    Lo2011 Lo2011 22-25, F Jul 20

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    Anyone else near Fort Riley?
    kholb112 kholb112 22-25 a week ago

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    Missing my husband so much today :( only 4 weeks until he's done with AIT and I get to see him again. Last night he found out he will be getting stationed to Fort Hood. But those...
    Lovepvtscott Lovepvtscott 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    In 2 days I will be an Army Wife. This is not the life I had expected; my father was Special Forces and I always said I would NEVER marry into the Army but I am. I love my fiance...
    kholb112 kholb112 22-25 2 Responses Jul 12

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    My boyfriend and I have been dating for about two years now and the past few months we have been preparing ourselves for the day he leaves for basic. I'm not sure I'm ready for...
    destinyr24 destinyr24 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 21

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