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I Am a New Military Wife

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 Sep 7, 2013

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    Posting my feelings and answering new military girlfriends questions makes me feel better, it keeps me busy, and gives me a sense of purpose.
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    Ladies, if you were in my situation what would you choose? - My soldier wants to get married, then for me to go and live in Germany with him, probably in the new year. I want to...
    DollyR12 DollyR12 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    this month!! this month j will be back with my man for 2 days. yayyy! :) anyone else reunited with their military man in October?
    portiafay portiafay 16-17, F 10 mins ago

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    It's been a while since I was last here. A lot of things happened. I'm not sure if any of you guys will read this, or care. But I'll share a bit of me with you. Please, excuse my...
    marie027 marie027 22-25, F 5 Responses Sep 17

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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 1 day ago

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    I am new to this so bear with me. I have been in this relationship with my boyfriend for a year and six months. We get along and are an amazing couple. When we first started dating...
    MarieeAngela MarieeAngela 18-21, F Sep 19

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    Being under the influence of love is not unlike being drunk or high -- that's why we fall in love. We don't join in, or sign up or practice being in love. We simply fall. So I...
    cindycap cindycap 41-45 Sep 4

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    It doesn't get easier, you just learn to cope with it better. It's been only 4 days since my boyfriend left to bootcamp and I'm not going to lie, it's tough and harder than I...
    vytran499 vytran499 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 12

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    Hello! I'm completely new to all of this; the military and connecting with other people who also know what it's like being a military girlfriend. My boyfriend has just recently...
    WaitingOnASoldier2013 WaitingOnASoldier2013 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 16

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    Is it all worth it?! Don't hate me for asking this question haha. I'm 20 and my boyfriend left for bootcamp a few days ago so I am very new to this whole process. My main question...
    klynch19 klynch19 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 16

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    Today I just need to vent. I know that I shouldn't hate her, and that honestly, love - not romantic- but agape or unconditional love is the only way ahead. I honestly don't know if...
    Boredonline4discovery Boredonline4discovery 31-35, M 5 Responses Sep 14

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    I have been with my Fiancé for 7 months now. He was deployed 2 months ago. I feel as being a military girlfriend has its good times and bad. Not all people who join the military...
    MilitaryLove1 MilitaryLove1 18-21, F 13 hrs ago

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    Me and the wifey are vacationing in Paris in a couple weeks. We're gonna blow thousands lololoolollol Being rich is the best.
    RICHKINGDAVID RICHKINGDAVID 22-25, M 3 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    So my soldier spent this entire weekend partying which is fine. Went clubbing, drinking and even got into a fight at the club surprisingly I was cool about it and didn't get mad...
    BelleBun93 BelleBun93 26-30, F 4 Responses Sep 21

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    I have grown up around the military. 3 of my uncles, 2 cousins, and 4 grandparents of mine have been in the military, now my best friend is going into the military. Last year, in...
    DenverBroncos21 DenverBroncos21 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Soooo idk if any of you know my story but I'm going to put it out there. This is my second military relationship. The first lasted about two years and he was a marine. He stopped...
    amcgarity amcgarity 22-25 5 Responses Sep 14

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    I am not one to be irritated or get pissed very easily, it takes a lot to **** me off or irritate me. If there's one thing that annoys and irritates me the most, it is definitely...
    alyannj93 alyannj93 18-21, F 5 Responses 23 hrs ago

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    So my boyfriend is going on deployment soon and will be gone for 7 months. I am new to all this (relationship and being a military girlfriend), this would have been our very first...
    Caylina Caylina 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 3

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    Something I find quite annoying is this. Fake marine wives lol. My cousin who got out of the marines like 2 years ago got married about a year after he was out. His wife dated...
    NatATTACK NatATTACK 22-25 2 Responses Sep 4

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    I got a new book today girls.... It's called Married to the Military by Meredith Leyva. It is amazing!!! It has information on everything!!! I got it at Barnes and noble for $15. Y...
    AaronsGirl9112 AaronsGirl9112 16-17, F Sep 9

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    So I am from Hawaii and my boyfriend is station in San Diego. Week days is pretty much the only time I can talk to him because on weekends he hangs out with his Uncle and hardly...
    Caylina Caylina 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 11

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    Yesterday I was talking to my friend Sara about 9/11 because it was yesterday 13 years ago. We talked about remembering the day which I didn't because I was only 3 at the time, but...
    KenzieluvsRupert KenzieluvsRupert 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 12

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    One of THE Biggest Bible Prophecies Was Fulfilled on Sept. 11th 2014 & Many Missed It ~ Please Forward! Daniel 7:7 “After this I saw in the night visions, and...
    Heavenbound5511 Heavenbound5511 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 15

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    I'm new to the whole military girlfriend thing. I knew my boyfriend would be leaving for a while now but this is the first time going through it. He leaves tomorrow for basic and I...
    lakkam lakkam 16-17, F 3 Responses Sep 22

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