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I Am a New Military Wife

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    alyannj93 alyannj93 22-25, 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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    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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    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 3 Responses Dec 23, 2013

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    tinaeisnernews tinaeisnernews 22-25, F Jan 23, 2013

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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 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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    No longer a military gf. But thank everyone who helped me get through boot camp and A school. Every since he's been stationed, he became a totally different person now. And by...
    KSecrest KSecrest 22-25, F 8 mins ago

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    I don't buy from specialty shops as my budget can't afford it. But Wally had swimsuits on sale, and I needed a couple new ones (wear them all the time) so I picked up a couple of...
    dreamshadows dreamshadows 36-40 1 hr ago

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    I am considering showing a close friend naked pics of my wife. She is ok with it but afraid it may make things awkward. Has anyone done it? Did he enjoy them and get off? She is...
    bigbootyman75 bigbootyman75 36-40, M 8 Responses 1 hr ago

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    But I'm getting tired of all the Foodies so i'm going to say I love some foods Like Bacon and pancakes and i love the Sausage at mcdonalds and yeah I eat meat. I love brownies...
    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix 26-30, M 3 hrs ago

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    okay..new here.... how do I do this... how do I do that... blah blah
    MrJerk MrJerk 22-25, M 5 hrs ago

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    I was with my Sgt for 16 mos, and when he knew he was being retired, he decided he was moving home 5 miles away. He and I were awesome together. I knew he had PTSD from date 1, and...
    slidelikemercury slidelikemercury 31-35, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    So I am kinda new at the whole military girlfriend thing. My boyfriend just got out of AIT and is now stationed at Fort Stewart, Georgia. He keeps talking about me going down there...
    ecote42 ecote42 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    new to the military GF thing can I write a bunch of letters and tie them with string together or send them in a small package to basic training or should I send them all separate I...
    Armymeeg1 Armymeeg1 18-21 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Hi everyone, I normally don't do things like this but it's so different having a loved one in the military. I'm 18 and my boyfriend is 18 turning 19. We have been together for over...
    Mclark5 Mclark5 18-21, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    New to this site and would love to talk to other military girlfriends! message me (:
    crystallynn5 crystallynn5 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    My boyfriend is at fort benning Georgia and I got a letter stating... " The following items are considered as contraband? Please do not send? Any type of food Civilian reading...
    swimmonkey swimmonkey 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I've been in a relationship with my sailor for 7 months now, so I'm still new to this type of relationship. With me going to college in a few weeks it's hard trying to stay...
    alyssalew alyssalew 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    tessaccaa tessaccaa 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    My boyfriend and I have not been dating very long. I am a full-time student in college and he is in the military. He just left for Fort Polk in Louisiana, and I remain in Tennessee...
    leelan21 leelan21 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    hey guys! I just started a blog talking about my life as a military girlfriend. Im hoping some of you guys read it and use it as a place to talk about your experiences, and it...
    allisonbeswick allisonbeswick 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I am a military girlfriend.I hold no formal recognition with the powers that be.I am at the bottom of the chain. I hold no Military ID card; I am not a “dependent” or parent...
    smarchy17 smarchy17 16-17, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    What an experience it was to be in the military. I served in the USAF (United States Air Force). I know I didn't want to go to college, and I had enough of school.. I couldn't find...
    EvoKinevil EvoKinevil 26-30, M a week ago

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    Hello ladies, I've been reading a couple of posts and alot of you girls are going thru deployments, most of you are new to this and some of you are beginning bootcamp or AIT...
    loveyoulizz loveyoulizz 26-30, F 6 Responses Jul 23

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    The whole "military girlfriend" thing is happening in 6 days....it's hitting pretty hard tonight.
    bug45x bug45x 18-21 2 Responses Jul 22

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    The whole "military girlfriend" things is happening in 6 days...tonight it's hitting hard....
    bug45x bug45x 18-21 Jul 22

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    I am completely new to being a military so I have so many questions and need some advice and I feel I have no support at all. If anyone could comment/message me I don't know...
    megandb1092 megandb1092 22-25, F 5 Responses Jul 21

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    My boss is being unreasonable. I'm a nanny. Very underpaid for a nanny (Which I negotiated because he just lost his wife and only has one income now). But on top of that, I have to...
    ashleywarren96 ashleywarren96 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 21