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I Am a New Military Wife

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 91 People

    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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    tinaeisnernews tinaeisnernews 22-25, F Jan 23, 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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 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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Lately I've been kinda down. My husband has been deployed for 5 months total on a ship. When he is in port it's in Japan. We were lucky enough for him to make it home for 10 days...
    cmp7876 cmp7876 22-25, F Nov 2

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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 Oct 21

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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 Oct 20

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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 2 hrs ago

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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 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    Went out of town shopping today with my folks, Saw a lot of people in the military. Made me miss my bf even more :-( However i shook a guys hand and thanked him for his service and...
    mizzdimples mizzdimples 26-30, F 13 hrs ago

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    So, its been 4 days since my boyfriend of 3 years left to bootcamp. It was a really hard seeing his little brothers cry as he said bye and when it was my turn to say goodbye i just...
    ayramtorres ayramtorres 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    So I have a couple questions. Next spring I will be marrying my soldier and moving to El Paso to be with him. So I am wondering... Which is better? On post or off post housing...
    KelseyVianna KelseyVianna 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 23

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    Me and my wife are both active duty enlisted members in the Navy. Separated by several states, yet due to our orders, neither one of us will be going on deployment unless we re...
    Erildhel Erildhel 22-25, M Oct 30

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    I really want to meet an old military couple, who are at least 80 years old and have only been married to each other their whole lives, no divorces or anything. Jus sit down with...
    AFWifeK AFWifeK 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 2

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    My wife is truly a magnificent woman and we get along so well. She is smart and funny but at the same time daring and adventurous...im truly a lucky man
    mikejockey mikejockey 18-21, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I love my wife she is so understanding, even when I have my fits of rage
    moedogger51 moedogger51 46-50, M 1 Response 2 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....SSG B...
    SuzanneTS SuzanneTS 31-35, F Oct 22

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    Hey y'all! So I couldn't sleep last night, read some pats on here, and started thinking. There's all these girls on here who are just staring these relationships and are really...
    AFWifeK AFWifeK 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 24

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    Hey gals I'm just letting you guys know I've started an experience "I'm an experienced military significant other" I've noticed a great divide between the ladies who are new at...
    Redwhiteandpinup Redwhiteandpinup 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 30

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    Hey everyone, it had been a while since I had been on this website (a little over two years) and I thought I would come back and help other girls like I was helped when I first...
    allyceex allyceex 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 6

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    Thank you to all the wonderful men and women that have served or are currently serving our country, and those who support them everyday. Prayers for those who are deployed, or are...
    nls91613 nls91613 22-25, F Nov 11

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    My boyfriend hasn't brought up marriage anymore. But whenever we talk about the future and his next duty station after he comes home from deployment he'll say like "when we move...
    piscil piscil 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    Ugh have any of you gals had to deal with injuries? My guy screwed up his elbow and they had a massive debate about what to do with him. He's still in the military but they might...
    Redwhiteandpinup Redwhiteandpinup 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 31

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    ....and now it's haunting my life to a staggering degree. I was just turning 21 and living in hell due to a mistake I made involving dropping out of college to pursue the girl I...
    cyclone80 cyclone80 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 10

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    Airforce girlfriend here... We met after he'd been thru basic and all that jazz and was stationed in my home town. And while Ive obviously know he was in the military all this...
    fairyprincess514 fairyprincess514 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 4

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    Military Ball coming up- totally new to this... any advice?
    cabp24 cabp24 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 7

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    About to send my military man a comfort care package. A new patriots lanyard and key chain. Every season of Sons of Anarchy. Homemade elk jerky. With him being sick, I'm also...
    itsjess13 itsjess13 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I'm very new to this military girlfriend thing. Though, he isn't technically a Marine yet. He shipping date is in late June of 2015. My boyfriend and I have been together for only...
    missdymeanor missdymeanor 18-21, F 1 Response 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 Oct 22

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