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I Am a United States Army Girlfriend

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    My boyfriend of 1 year

    and 10 months left about 2 days ago for basic training. I'll get to see him for two days in October when he graduates. Then he goes to ait for 3 more months. But he'll get. 2 week leave for Christmas. I'm so not use to this. I went from talking to him everyday for 1 year and 10...
    Armyfiance2007 Armyfiance2007 18-21, F 6 Responses Aug 6, 2014

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    11 weeks until my boyfriend comes home from

    deployment! I can't wait until he's home and I'm in his arms again ❤️
    Pris1014 Pris1014 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    There are numerous older men in the world

    who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to find women for dating and companionship. The spokesperson reports that many older men have started finding perfect companions through their...
    Julieccaa Julieccaa 26-30, F May 12

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    There are numerous older men in the world

    who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to find women for dating and companionship. The spokesperson reports that many older men have started finding perfect companions through their...
    norahcc11 norahcc11 26-30, F May 25

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    Love Has No Boundaries, No Barriers, No Distance

    My boyfriend and I have been together for almost eight months. Five of those eight months have seen our relationship defying normal standards of love. My boyfriend is in the army and I am a freshman at college in a sorority. Seemingly these two identities cannot coexist. I am...
    ClareTheresa ClareTheresa 22-25, F 94 Responses Jan 4, 2008

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    My boyfriend left for basic training about 2

    weeks ago and it's extremely hard, waiting for a letter has been the hardest part. I know I can stay strong, I love him so much. But I've been so down without him especially going from talking everyday to not even a phone call is really hard. Does it get any easier?
    xoxoarmygirlfriend xoxoarmygirlfriend 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 18, 2014

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    I was talking to my boyfriend today

    and at first he was so chill and okay about this while thing until they got on the bus. He got so nervous because he couldn't believe he was actually doing this. It made me tear up because I just wish I could be like just come home but instead I have to keep a brave face and...
    TRandolph20 TRandolph20 18-21, F 2 Responses May 11

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    Its true what they say ,

    distance brings you guys closer and makes the relationship stronger . I never felt so close to someone who is miles away , it feels as if their right next to me , but they are .. They carry a special place in our hearts that makes us feel as if they are with us , our soldiers...
    Madelinex24 Madelinex24 18-21, F Jan 16

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    wwoohhoo!!!! just few a minutes my bf messaged

    me saying he will come to see me tomorrow!!! can't believe it,i almost thought this is the end of our story,,THANKS GIRLS WHO NEVER GETS TIRED OF MY VENTING ((:
    ber9904 ber9904 31-35, F 4 Responses Oct 21, 2014

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    so my bf is coming back next month

    and we've been talking and I told him I would pick him up from the airport all excited but then I started to think & I asked if his mom usually does it and he said yes so I don't want to over step his mom. because she hasn't seen him longer than me and I still haven't...
    karlathol karlathol 18-21, F 1 Response May 24

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    My boyfriend is in week 6 of OSUT

    which is basic and AIT combined into 19 weeks. I got one two minute long call while he was at reception. Then two weeks later I got my first letter from him. I usually get two letters a week and a 30 min phone call every Sunday evening! He also got a 20 min phone call yesterday...
    Kenzie1123 Kenzie1123 16-17, F 2 Responses May 26

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    So my boyfriend and I have been dating

    for almost 8 months (I know not that long) and in June he's going off to AIT. Were younger. I'm a junior in college, he's a sophomore. How do I handle it? We spend almost everyday together. I'm trying to separate a little so it won't be so hard, but I'm scared I really can't...
    Corderica Corderica 18-21, F 1 Response May 22

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    so my bf and I both agreed on going away

    when he comes back for a couple of days but this is off topic lol should I rent the hotel now? or when he gets home ?
    karlathol karlathol 18-21, F 2 Responses May 25

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    Going Away

    Being with a military man, takes a special kind of woman. One that is strong, and tough enough to hold things down and take care of things while her man is away. When he's away, even if everything is falling apart, we have to put on the "I've got this" act and pray to God that...
    djevans djevans 22-25 3 Responses Apr 22, 2011

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    There are numerous older men in the world

    who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to find women for dating and companionship. The spokesperson reports that many older men have started finding perfect companions through their...
    Julieccaa Julieccaa 26-30, F May 12

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    Hey...my bf just go to the field .

    ..been 2 weeks ....I just miss him a lot . I know cell pHone is not allowed to use during field . He may go the field for a month idk...I'm not expecting for seeing him ..just give a call or text it's enough I'm so worry . I just wanna say sth here coz I think only the ppl here...
    winglaw winglaw 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 12

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    I'M Going To Visit My Boyfriend

    So in december before my boyfriend left to go back to Texas for AIT. he was talking about me maybe going to visit him one weekend. He said he would really like if I did but he didn't think I would do it. Well... I guess I don't like being told I'm not going to do something. So...
    ForeverArmyGirlfriend ForeverArmyGirlfriend 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 2, 2013

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    The anxiety of waiting

    for letters in the mail kills me especially since he didn't get any of mine for almost weeks! Is this normal?... I know I put the correct address...
    marinari1 marinari1 18-21, F 1 Response May 3

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    My graduation was yesterday

    and I got my first letter from my boyfriend on Friday!! Just a great weekend
    TRandolph20 TRandolph20 18-21, F Jun 7

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    Literally all I want is to hear from him.

    A letter, a phone call, anything.
    brennx33 brennx33 16-17, F 2 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    I want to put my relationship on Facebook

    so my family can see, and so his ex can see he's moved on (she's crazy). Here's his side of this-- he doesn't want to put the relationship on Facebook because ISIS goes after family/friends/SOs etc...and he wants to keep me safe. Is he just incredibly paranoid or am I just being...
    Cocoabean15 Cocoabean15 18-21, F 6 Responses May 26

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    My boyfriend is in the army reserves

    and he just got sent away for the first time. We have never been apart for more than a few days and now he is gone for awhile. How do you guys deal with it?
    Amorgan1991 Amorgan1991 22-25, F 4 Responses Jun 20

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    What Not To Say To A Military Wife/girlfriend:

    I found this about a year ago and found it again a few days ago so I thought I'd share it with my fellow military SO's. I hope it makes you all smile too.           What NOT to say to a military Wife/Girlfriend! :   1.  "Aren't...
    brunnett05 brunnett05 18-21, F 115 Responses Apr 17, 2010

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    My boyfriend and I have known each other

    for over 7 years. He joined the army 3 years ago, and we have been dating for 4 months now. He lives over 2,000 miles away from me. I miss him so much ??
    Christiana04 Christiana04 18-21, F May 17

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    Valentines day.. Your sad he's not here.

    But you love the fact that he is yours <3
    ZKarina ZKarina 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 11, 2014

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    karlathol karlathol 18-21, F 1 Response May 29

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    ber9904 ber9904 31-35, F 3 Responses Jun 12

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    I Think Everyone Will Appreciate This!

    I got this from a friend who got it from another friend.. so I'm not sure of the author but I thought you girls might enjoy this as much as I did (: I'm the girl..... You don't know, but I'm the girl who cries every morning, and hopes every night for his safe return. I...
    abbey8780 abbey8780 18-21 15 Responses Oct 1, 2009

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    OPSEC --- Rules You Have to Follow!!

      This is a repost** Please read!! :)    OPSEC, also known as Operational Security, is the principle that we, as Army wives and family members, should all abide by when talking about our soldiers. If you’ve been on any military related message...
    soproudbutithurts soproudbutithurts 26-30 5 Responses Jan 17, 2009

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    I Found Love In A Hopeless Place.

    Very true; while out on patrol with another unit in Iraq, I encountered an IED attack with my fellow battle buddies. I was not injured badly however a soldier next to me was. He lost his hand and was in shock, but someway some how I managed to talk to him and assure him he'd be...
    dirtydarkness dirtydarkness 26-30, F 47 Responses Jan 27, 2012

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    Saw some pictures of my bf in his uniform !

    ! He looks so handsome I can't wait to see him graduate in July !!
    nancyyyy nancyyyy 18-21, F 1 Response May 11

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    honestly still don't know

    why my bf doesn't have his license or a car -_- I know he doesn't need one on base because there's no point he's always with his homies but at least a license right ?
    karlathol karlathol 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 12

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    My Army Man

    My boyfriend is in the army national guard.  Ya, he is a weekend warrior but he also served a year in Iraq.  That was the hardest part of our relationship.  But, I am proud of him.  He is part of the 28th Signal Battalion.  He is communications and he is...
    Valentine Valentine 26-30, F 22 Responses Oct 30, 2007

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    A Tag For Him

    My boyfriend recently gave me his tags. Well me wanting to do something for him in return when he heads off to drill ... Taking his tags with him, I had a tag made that says ilytiabaiw and then love Chelsea (me) well for you ilytiabaiw is just some numbers to us it. Means I love...
    clk1221 clk1221 18-21, F 6 Responses Jan 9, 2013

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    My boyfriend and I started talking online

    while he was deployed. We hadn't actually met each other yet but we had talked since December. Well I wasn't able to say hey we are together, never met and had only talked online, but we both were ok with that. At the end of February he came home. He asked if we could meet for...
    06cumminsgirl 06cumminsgirl 22-25, F 2 Responses May 26

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    well my bf broke his phone

    so no talking until tomorrow ??
    karlathol karlathol 18-21, F 1 Response May 30

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    brand new army girlfriend.

    I'm still new about all of this. I know I hate not talking to him. within a week he won my heart and I don't want it back. I would love advice on how to handle missing him and not talking
    Stephyg7420 Stephyg7420 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 12

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    so I met and married a guy in the Army back in

    2012.....well we have since divorced and I guess I didn't have enough of the Army bc now I met someone else and he also is in the Army....here's to hoping round 2 is better. Wish me luck
    06cumminsgirl 06cumminsgirl 22-25, F 3 Responses May 18

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    It's Tough, But...

    Being an Army girlfriend is tough. When I see my friends with their boyfriends, I always find myself staring at them like a creep, wondering if they know how lucky they are to be able to be with their man everyday. At work during the holidays, women come in with their soldier in...
    July2015 July2015 18-21, F 9 Responses Jan 7, 2013

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    omg I've never been happier.

    I talked to my guy but his cellphone got stolen. he is ok. ptl he is OK
    Stephyg7420 Stephyg7420 26-30, F Jun 15

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    I am looking for people

    who understand the crazy sadness that happens when your boyfriend is away. My friends don't understand and they tell me I shouldn't be upset.
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jun 8

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    Elementary School Love

    My boyfriend Stephen and I met in the first grade and we never thought that we would end up where we are now! He is a triplet (there are 2 boys and 1 girl). We were all friends when we were younger, them being some of my best friends as a child. After a few years due to family...
    ILoveMyGuardsman ILoveMyGuardsman 18-21, F 9 Responses Jan 6, 2013

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    I Hope This Gets Easier

    My boyfriend and I have been together for a year and half, it has been the most wonderful 18 months of my life!.  As soon as we met I knew there was something special about him!!! 5 months ago he joined the US military.... (I am Canadian, he is American).  We talked...
    charliegurl charliegurl 18-21, F 39 Responses Dec 3, 2007

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    so my bf finally bought his ticket to come home

    and I can finally scream out loud he's coming home in less then a month !!
    karlathol karlathol 18-21, F May 29

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    My Boyfriend Just Left Yesterday and I Feel So Broken Inside

    Hi, my boyfriend, Steven and I have been together for 3 months. This morning, he just left for Basic Training to Fort Jackson. Saying goodbye to him was the hardest thing that i've ever done. A lot of people doesnt seem to understand how much we love each other. I know that i've...
    Viiickiiieee Viiickiiieee 18-21, F 56 Responses Jul 24, 2008

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    If you are questioning waiting

    for your man 'til he comes back, you are obviously unfit to be an Army Girlfriend...
    mrsgallegos mrsgallegos 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 28, 2014

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