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I Am a New Military Wife

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 94 People

    New and a Little Worried

    I am a new Air Force wife living in Asheville NC.  Obviously I don't have the same support that I would if I were on base but I think I am doing ok with that part.  The part I am having trouble with is that I knew that at some point my husband would have to be deployed...
    BearKat BearKat 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 8, 2007

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    Just Got Married October 24th,2011

    My husband is at patriot academy and i am lonely as hell. i miss him like crazy and just want him home. patriot academy was only supposed to be 4 months and now it looks more like 6 but there is no way to be sure. i hate that i cant be in his arms, i cant kiss him, i cant just...
    asgutierrez asgutierrez 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 19, 2012

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    What Do I Do?

    I'm a new military spouse and I am experiencing my first deployment. My fiance is one of the most caring and loving men I have ever met but things have changed since hes been over there. He used to always be concerned about me. I got sick when he was away for about 2 months and I...
    usafwife2111 usafwife2111 22-25, F 4 Responses Jun 23, 2008

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    Fort Benning, Ga

    Hey ladies. So in the past I've met so many wonderful ladies who have helped me so much with my ex being in the army, so I thought Id come back. Well, a month ago I married my wonderful husband, and he just recently left for BCT 2 weeks ago at Fort Benning. I'm curious to know if...
    Tabbie121712 Tabbie121712 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 23, 2013

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    New Navy Wife And Loving It (:

    Hi, name is chelsea and i am a new navy wife . my husband is an ET and will work on a sub when we get to our next duty station in less than 2 months (fingers crossed for california). i am so proud and excited to be a wife but i am nervous about a new move and him being on a...
    mrschelseabailey mrschelseabailey 18-21, F Jan 7, 2012

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    To Mail to Your Loves One

    I just found out that you can go on line to united states postal service and order boxs free of charges for Priority mail to be shipped to your house.. so you can mail your husband things while he is deployed.You pay for it to be shipped that is all...I went to the post...
    sunflowern4u2 sunflowern4u2 22-25, F Sep 27, 2008

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    alyannj93 alyannj93 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 23, 2014

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    I don't want to go on a rant

    but I'm having a really rough time with the whole deployment thing I think my husband is a little stressed out at how much I love to hear from him just to know he's okay I honestly don't bother him that much or talk to him. We speak maybe once every other day or once every two...
    SpiritDancer4227 SpiritDancer4227 22-25, F Sep 20, 2014

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    Missing My Hubby While He's In Tech School. But It Sure Beats Being In Bmt

    My husband is away at Tech School right now. But at least it's close by, only 45 minutes away:) Just counting down the days until he get ATP (phase) so I can pick him up for the weekend. Eeek=)
    xxusafwife xxusafwife 22-25, F May 12, 2012

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    Soon To Be A Navy Wife...

    My fiancé and I met in high school 7 1/2 years ago. We went to college together, I graduated a year ahead of him, and started a full-time job in our hometown. After he graduated college, he also commissioned as an officer into the US Navy. Now he is in flight school, and I get...
    thefuturemsmass12 thefuturemsmass12 22-25, F Mar 30, 2012

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    Casting Military Girls!

    Are you in love with a man in the military? We’re currently looking for girls of all ages NATIONWIDE that want to share their unique love stories for an exciting new television project. DId you just recently become a military girlfriend/fiancé/wife or have you been strong...
    tinaeisnernews tinaeisnernews 22-25, F Jan 23, 2013

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    I Am a New Military Wife

    i am a new military wife whos husband is deployed untill june 2008.  will be moving to fort bragg then. im so new to this im just trying to fin other ives for suppot
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 2, 2008

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    Sort of Scared

    I met my husband 2 1/2 years ago. I swear it was love at first sight we were best friends for a year and then started to date. We got married on November 10th 2007 and he left for Basic on the November 13th.  I Love Him with ALL my heart! He is in the Air Force and...
    BriBabe1986 BriBabe1986 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 24, 2008

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    What Happens Now

    Me and my husband werent together very long.  We met June 18th of 07 and married 5 and a half months later on Dec 1st.  He was supposed to deploy in Jan but was switched to a differant area whiched only caused problems.  First he was deploying in June then they...
    MrsKnutson MrsKnutson 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 15, 2008

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    Looking For Some Advice!

    So the past 6 months have been crazy between leaving for basic, graduating bmt, going to tech school, getting married and now about to graduate tech school. We got married in July and he received orders about a month ago that we were going to Tyndall AFB. He went last week to get...
    proudafgirlfriend22 proudafgirlfriend22 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 7, 2013

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    New To This Life

    My husband is in the process of signing with the National Guard. I'm still trying to wrap ky head around it. We have two young children and have been married for almost 10 years.
    rosie830 rosie830 31-35, F Mar 12, 2012

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    New And Young Military Wife

    My husband and I were together for a year and four months and we just got married December 19, 2012. I love him with all my heart, and he is now at Ft. WainWright, Alaska. I want to go with him so bad, but he doesn't want me to come because he is concerned about the cold. What...
    pumpkin777 pumpkin777 18-21 Dec 27, 2012

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    Just Got Married October 24th,2011

    My husband is at patriot academy and i am lonely as hell. i miss him like crazy and just want him home. patriot academy was only supposed to be 4 months and now it looks more like 6 but there is no way to be sure. i hate that i cant be in his arms, i cant kiss him, i cant just...
    asgutierrez asgutierrez 18-21, F Mar 19, 2012

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    Newly Married

    My husband and I got married july 10th and left for basic august 17th, I know the emptiness I feel, and would like to talk to others in my situation, maybe even those who have had their significant other leave the same day as mine did. This is the first time my husband and I have...
    candie18 candie18 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 24, 2010

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    Confused Nervous and Upset

     i understand what all these military wife mean. I just recently got married a month ago to my bf who is in the army. He will be gone for a year. Plans were changed so many times that i knew i wasnt going to be able to live with him where he was stationed. we had our...
    svazquez78 svazquez78 26-30 9 Responses Nov 12, 2008

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    Wonderful New Begining

    Well i am not sure how new is viewed here but myself and my hubby just got married march 22nd.  I lived in another town with my exhusband who wasnt military but never the less took me away from home.  When i moved back from out of town i met up with an old friend...
    georgiapeach04 georgiapeach04 18-21, F Nov 19, 2007

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    hi everyone. my name is tiffany

    and im a 38 yr old mom of 2, my husband is currently deployed in afghanistan. im new to this military life u can say its kind of a civilian in transition process..lol...but anyhow, im here on this site to hopefully chat with other military wives or girlfriends and to get advice...
    aSargeantsWife38 aSargeantsWife38 36-40, F 4 Responses Dec 23, 2013

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    My man is pulling away we've been living together for about nine months and together before that. We are unofficially engaged, both our families know of our plans, he asked my...
    slippersatin slippersatin 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Does anyone know if checking out of the barracks has anything to do with receiving BAH?
    Vianna1217 Vianna1217 18-21, F Mar 13

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    My husband was in the Marine Corp for 12 years when we met. He was the most amazing person I ever came in contact with.  He gave up the marines for me so he could stay with me...
    bethann821 bethann821 36-40 1 Response Mar 17

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    So my boyfriend just wrote me and asked me to marry him but also said he'd ask me in person as well. (: I'm engaged to my marine (: <3
    VictoriaCantu VictoriaCantu 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    One thing that has really gotten under my skin recently is how many girls feel like they have a separation between them and their friends because of the military. I personally...
    amcgarity amcgarity 22-25 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    I told myself I could never be a military girlfriend, let alone a military wife... But Wow do I want to marry him.
    BrennaJoy BrennaJoy 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 10

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    I kinda wanted to just share my life over the past year.. It's been very interesting and full of surprises.. On January 26th 2014 my boyfriend left to go to MEPs, I didn't get to...
    tropicherry tropicherry 22-25, F Mar 10

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    Why am I wrong? Yes the navy is an amazing choice for our future. Yes we will be set for life. But at what cost? I have to live with the fact that most of our lives will be spent...
    AnnaBrke1 AnnaBrke1 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 4

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    So, its been a long time since I've been on EP, probably around six years. In that initial time, I found solace in my group of other "navy girlfriends" and made some awesome...
    banksk12 banksk12 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 6

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    well I am not a military girlfriend. but I am a Marine Soldiers Fiance. and he is only in basic training now. so he still has a whole 4 years. but I can say one thing lady's if...
    wondersofthelife wondersofthelife 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 5

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    I think I read one of the saddest and most disrespectful posts. My post may cause a feud or a debate but I don't care. (My account, my post, MY opinion). I read that a person has...
    heatherhusskee heatherhusskee 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 16

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    I already served in the military once and I'm strongly considering going back in. I don't have a wife or kids or a girlfriend so I wouldn't be leaving anybody behind. The career I...
    sancjo88 sancjo88 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 19

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    Hello i am new here and don't know how to find people here. I joined here to find new friends and make friendships. I am very open minded and don't judge any one or any lifestyle...
    smartballs smartballs 31-35, M 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    So my husband has been discussing our 1st wedding anniversary alot lately and he's made mention that he knows exactly what he's going to get me and he needs to budget for it now...
    BelleBun93 BelleBun93 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 2

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    NEW PICS, NEW PICS, MASHUP MASHUP! CHECK EM OUT, COMMENT, MSG ETC.
    MaxSinner MaxSinner 26-30, M 3 hrs ago

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    NEW PICS, NEW PICS, MASHUP MASHUP! CHECK EM OUT, COMMENT, MSG ETC.
    MaxSinner MaxSinner 26-30, M 3 hrs ago

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    Okay guys, I really, really need some help! So my husband and I got married January 3, 2015. When he had to return home from block leave, I went with him and we got an apartment...
    Vianna1217 Vianna1217 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 13

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    I'm new to the military girlfriend scene. We met 3 weeks before he left to do basic, I never intended to fall for him cause who wants to do distance right off the bat right? Well I...
    daretodream17 daretodream17 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 2

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    I think it's a tad ridiculous people complain about what others post...it says your experience..whatever you want to rant about go ahead, whatever your opinion on your situation...
    brenlarmygf brenlarmygf 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Hey, I'm here to talk. I would love to meet new people and make friends
    Kayla2oo1 Kayla2oo1 13-15, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    It's always fun to meet new people from all walks of life and get to know them better. So just send me a message if you like to talk, don't care who or what you are!
    Crazycoral84 Crazycoral84 26-30, M 3 hrs ago

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    My boyfriend of two years went to basic training yesterday at Fort Leonardwood to be a MP. Today was our first day not talking together in the four years that we have known each...
    niarafuller niarafuller 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 4

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