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I Am a New Military Wife

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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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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 Jan 23, 2013

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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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 19-21, F 1 Response Feb 24, 2008

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    alyannj93 alyannj93 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 23

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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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    Went to the library and picked up the book "Married to the Military" even though marriage is a little ways down the road for my boyfriend and I it's for girlfriends too! I'm only a...
    NicoleBrand NicoleBrand 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 10

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    Ok I need to vent!!! I saw under another girls post some random chick post to her that she will be a single mom if she marries and has a kid with her man. I yes jumped that girls...
    Ldylvlylcks2002 Ldylvlylcks2002 26-30, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I am a new military girlfriend. Me and my boyfriend have been dating for 3 years. He got stationed in Germany for 2 years and just left today. I'm feeling extremely sad and out of...
    mw318 mw318 18-21, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I've always thought about joining the military my self and I still think about it everyday. I guess a lot of things about the military is pretty interesting to me my siblings and I...
    spechelle spechelle 13-15, F 3 hrs ago

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    So I met my boyfriend on Instagram. Shocker, I know. Not exactly ideal, but it happened and now here we are. He is in the Navy and is stationed out in Nevada. Now, I knew I was...
    Maevey092 Maevey092 22-25, F 4 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    Stay strong Canada, my heart goes out to the 3 members of your military hurt by terrorism this week.
    dsmith967 dsmith967 26-30, M 13 hrs ago

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    2 soldiers close to my boyfriend's base got hit and run yesterday, and one of them died.. he was around 54. Today I was at the gym and on the news they said the parliament building...
    Juli4 Juli4 18-21, F 3 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    Why don't you just come home! Admit it like you have before! Admit you love me & told your family you were gonna marry me. And STOP building a life of lies with others....Staff Sgt...
    AmandaST AmandaST 31-35, F 47 mins ago

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    Me becoming a Military girlfriend. I may be new to it but Im willing to be there for another Military girlfriend ❤️ or wife because we all in the same boat missing our soilder...
    1stLady2yu 1stLady2yu 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 29

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    Ok so this is a two parter kinda of thing, for the first part get the tissues out. So today I was picking my son up from school and was minding my own business and dealing with...
    Ldylvlylcks2002 Ldylvlylcks2002 26-30, F 3 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    That moment went you are telling each other goodnight and then he tells you that he found out today that when he leaves he will be gone until late March instead of until December...
    Vero18 Vero18 18-21, F 4 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    The shooting in Ottawa is bringing the fight to Canadian soil. A solider has died and I am terrified for the safety of not only my military man but all those who serve this country...
    blossom6318 blossom6318 18-21, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    As a child i was brought up to be a loyal person to my family.To look after my siblings, and most importantly to stick together. And i look at our nation as my family. So, to it i...
    ambull1 ambull1 36-40, M 2 hrs ago

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    My amazing military champagne glasses I received today :') I'm so in love with them.
    LovingASoldier320 LovingASoldier320 18-21, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    Hello, my name is Kelsey and my boyfriend is in the United States Army. He is stationed at Ft. Bliss in Texas, while I am going to college in Ohio. I am only a freshman. Though my...
    KelseyVianna KelseyVianna 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 8

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    I know it hasn't been a while since he left, but I really start missing him more than i thought i would. He won't be home until 2 weeks still. I admire all the military girlfriend...
    SimpleGirl17 SimpleGirl17 22-25, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    If you tell where he is going...he may not get there! OPSEC /PERSEC For the veterans to refresh and for the newbies to learn, please take time to read this important information...
    HoneybeeUSMgf HoneybeeUSMgf 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 1

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    Hello, my name is Kelsey and my boyfriend is in the United States Army. He is stationed at Ft. Bliss in Texas, while I am going to college in Ohio. I am only a freshman. Though my...
    KelseyVianna KelseyVianna 18-21, F Oct 8

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    So I am realizing right now that today is Tuesday, and my man is possibly deploying on Saturday. Time really flies. I have 4 more days with him unless it gets canceled. On a...
    AFWifeK AFWifeK 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 14

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    Ok I know I posted about OPSEC already once today but with all the Isis stuff going on we really must be careful so here's a more indepth thing about I found from another girl from...
    Ldylvlylcks2002 Ldylvlylcks2002 26-30, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    i love my boyfriend our 1 year anniversary is in a few months... he has been by my side all this time, i have never left him or doubted our love... not until a few weeks ago. he...
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    So I just found out that my husband's duty station will be Hawaii. I can not believe it. At first I was so scared because it was so far from home, and everything is so expensive...
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