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I Am a New Military Wife

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 92 People

    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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    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 21-25, F Nov 19, 2007

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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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    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 Jan 23, 2013

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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 19-21, 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 16-18, F 2 Responses Mar 15, 2008

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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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    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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    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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    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

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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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    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 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 21-25, 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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    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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    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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    alyannj93 alyannj93 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 23

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    HI everyone! Ive been part of this group for a while now actually but have never posted anything on here. Im trying to get back into the habit of having posting so yeah hope you...
    violetviola violetviola 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 21

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    I am a brand new military spouse as of yesterday(: Everything is completely new to me and I'm looking for those with experience that can share their stories(: my husband is...
    JennaThiel JennaThiel 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 4

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    "A glimpse into the life of an Army Wife" I was pleasantly surprised this year when I put my boys on the baseball team off post. It was a much better program than the previous...
    StunningPhoenix StunningPhoenix 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 22

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    Okay, everyone. I've been in a writing frenzy and have posted what I have written of my story on Wattpad. I'm enclosing the link here. I will be updating weekly as I write new...
    selenaknichel selenaknichel 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    Ladies I have some questions to ask those of you who are married! I am getting married on January 3rd and wondering what all I need to do legally. I know I of course need to get a...
    Vianna1217 Vianna1217 18-21, F Dec 12

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    You know you're a military sweetheart when... 1. You roll your eyes when girls complain about not seeing their bf's for 3 days. 2. You talk all in abbreviations and nobody knows...
    MarinesGirl94 MarinesGirl94 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 23

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    Just so everyone's on the same page...only add me or message me if you are a military GF, Fiancée, or Wife please...thank you :)
    ArmyGF2014 ArmyGF2014 18-21, F Nov 20

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    If you have a loved one in the Military.... or just want a better military environment for those who serve, here is how you can help. ============= I just stood up for victims of...
    DreamWizard DreamWizard 41-45, F Dec 1

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    I was talking to my boyfriend the other night and he asked if I would be mad at him if he went into the Army in 2 years. I told him I would never be mad at him for doing what he...
    MarineGirlfriendMary MarineGirlfriendMary 18-21, F Dec 1

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    I enlisted for the military in early March. I had wanted to join since the 8th grade despite the depression and anxiety I suffered again and again. I worked hard to lose weight and...
    KeiKeiChan KeiKeiChan 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 10

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    Hey Ladies! Gosh it feels like I haven’t posted anything in forever. But that’s only because I have been trying to figure out everything. And finally I have. So I have exciting...
    Vianna1217 Vianna1217 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 11

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    So this morning my boyfriend said he wanted to ask me something. He said he's been thinking about it for a while and he didn't know what I was going to say, but he didn't want to...
    ArmyGF2014 ArmyGF2014 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 20

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    I just keep thinking about when basic rolls around and how it's going to be such an emotional roller coaster. I've been watching military homecoming videos on youtube nonstop... He...
    kthughes kthughes 16-17, F 3 Responses Nov 30

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    Everyone of my friends get pregnant before me. They aren't even trying and don't want kids and they end up getting pregnant before me. Tired of trying & waiting around. Sorry for...
    AFWifeK AFWifeK 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 5

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    My military boyfriend is 19, I am 17. A senior in High School. He is one of my best friends cousins, and as soon as I met him... Something was so different. I was so comfortable...
    youngandinlove143 youngandinlove143 16-17, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    Hello girls ,well first of all let me start by saying We are a lesbian couple , my wife just left for military Air Force , and she will be gone for 6 months ... I ben reading alof...
    Dpablo1293 Dpablo1293 18-21, F Nov 22

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    Well I'm not a military girlfriend but I thought this would be the place to put this post. The FBI has put out a warning to the military that ISIS is using social media to plan...
    wd402 wd402 51-55, M 2 Responses Dec 1

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    Growing up, I was never truly apart of a military family. My step-dad is in the military and now, my boyfriend has joined the military. Between the two, I'm getting a little taste...
    heatherhusskee heatherhusskee 18-21, F Dec 9

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    Ty to all the US military personnel and your families during this Christmas and Holiday season. I know this is a hard time for all you guys and gals. May God keep you all safe...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    Well not new However been away awhile I have lived a lifetime in the past eight months Finally at my new home in fla with my lovely wife of 25 years and am settled in nicely and...
    Tammi5157 Tammi5157 46-50, M 9 Responses 1 day ago

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    Once I get out of high school I plan to. I'm taking Air Force JROTC and I'll have all 4 completed years once I graduate. I don't know what job I want in the military though...
    DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt 16-17, F Nov 24

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    So happy my baby is home :) I can't wait till we are actually husband and wife.
    Nelly14 Nelly14 22-25, F Nov 24

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    Ok so I need a vent moment. I'm just frustrated!! My best friend who's hubby just got out of the military promised me when I told her and asked her for help for my mans care...
    Ldylvlylcks2002 Ldylvlylcks2002 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 25

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    Yes my current bf is military. Some guys say when girls learn not to date with military guys though. I have also seen so many soldiers play around. But there were also honest and...
    JJPcheater JJPcheater 26-30, F 8 Responses Nov 25

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    Happy Thanksgiving ladies! I am very thankful for all of our men serving and protecting our freedom. I am also very thankful for the women as well! A huge thanks to my man. He's...
    alyannj93 alyannj93 18-21, F Nov 27

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    My boyfriend just left for basic 2 weeks ago. I only heard from him once. This is all new to me and its really hard. I don't know how to deal with not seeing him all the time or...
    loveykinsx3 loveykinsx3 18-21, F 7 Responses Nov 28

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