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I Am a United States Army Girlfriend

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    I just found out today

    that my boyfriend gets commissioned into Active Duty Infantry in May 2015. We've been together for 4 months, while he's been studying abroad in Europe. We'll have at least 5 months together before he could possibly leave for training, but I won't be done with school until May...
    chrismich216 chrismich216 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 19

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    Younger women dating older men mainly

    because younger women are attracted older men. older men mature, confident, stable .Mature guys always know how to treat their women.These younger women are looking for their age gap love romance.For older men, Younger women older men relationships will surely make an older man...
    leanncc11 leanncc11 26-30, F Dec 18

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    Caitlyncat Caitlyncat 16-17 1 Response Nov 16

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    You don't know, but I'm the girl

    who cries every morning, and hopes every night for his safe return. I'm the girl who drags herself out of bed every morning so that he will be proud of her when he comes home. I'm the girl who lies in bed longing for him to be lying next to me. I'm the girl who sits quietly...
    Jamila112 Jamila112 22-25, F 3 Responses May 11

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    I hadn't heard from him in 4 days

    which is odd because he wasn't in training or deployed. I called the base to see if they knew where he was and the woman found him. He had lost his phone and didn't get a new one yet. He called me from his supervisors phone and told me that they had taken him to Mississippi to...
    LC1516 LC1516 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 9

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    girls idk what to feel right now.

    ..i got a missed call this afternoon and i know its international number starts with 0971.... i had this strong feeling that it was HIM!! remember,im waiting for his call any moment now coz he's coming home..and i remember last time he's on leave,he called me while he was on...
    ber9904 ber9904 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 10

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    I Almost Feel Bad For Them :)

    I've really been missing my soldier today, and it got me to thinking.I almost feel bad for anyone who ISN'T dating someone in the military.Think about all the things they take for granted, most of them will never know what it is like to LITERALLY cherish every SINGLE moment; to...
    ProudArmyGF011 ProudArmyGF011 22-25, F 6 Responses Jun 8, 2011

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    just a few hours more

    and i will be seeing him!..i dont know if i slept last night haha coz i can't still believe he will show up before october ends.... ((:
    ber9904 ber9904 31-35, F 5 Responses Oct 22

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    just an update,,like what im telling to those

    im chatting with here in EP,,this month will be crucial for us,,and guess what?!..his leave now and the time we were together WAS THE BEST EVER!! those times i've spent with him may not be too long but im telling u girls,,HE MADE ME FEEL SO LOVED ((:
    ber9904 ber9904 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 27

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    Well, we were planning to finally start our

    life together.. get married, I was going to move on base and finish school there and today I got news that he got orders to Korea for 12 months. It isn't fair we have been through so much in the past 4.5 years we've been together basic.. ait.. deployment.. constant separation we...
    kaybee09 kaybee09 18-21, F Oct 16

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    XoGretchXo XoGretchXo 16-17, F Nov 4

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    **reminder**

    Hey girls!! Lately I have noticed that we are all getting a little too comfortable with sharing information about our Soldiers on the internet.. We need to remember to be more careful. Enemies of our Country could use some of the information we post in trying to hurt our country...
    ProudArmyWife2007 ProudArmyWife2007 22-25, F 17 Responses Nov 5, 2009

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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 95 Responses Jan 4, 2008

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    still nothing ): does he really have to go to

    US before leave?..i mean his next duty is in the US so he went there frst before coming home..
    ber9904 ber9904 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 11

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    Hi my boyfriend is going to have his first

    deployment and im new to the army girlfriend life i dont know what to expect can somebody help me πŸ˜ŠπŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ
    blanca1170 blanca1170 18-21, F Oct 22

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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

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    My SIT left for basic yesterday.

    But comes home in December and we are getting married.. Then leaves again and wont be home till June, I keep telling myself i can do this.. But I dont know how. When I can write him letters maybe that will help. I cant wait to hold him again.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Nov 4

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    He's bing stationed at Fort Bliss come Febuary.

    Am I going with him?.... Idk. I would go in a heart beat but that's really not up to me is it? I'm feeling so scared. I feel like I'm on the edge of a knife.
    Iwearhistags Iwearhistags 22-25, F Dec 18

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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 16-17, F 4 Responses Sep 18

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    Thought you ladies might like this.

    I found this poem online A Soldiers Christmas Twas the night before Christmas, he lived all alone, In a one bedroom house made of plaster & stone. I had come down the chimney with presents to give And to see just who in this home did live. I looked all about a strange...
    asoldiersgirl2012 asoldiersgirl2012 22-25, F 4 days ago

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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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    He Called;something To Be Thankful For

    All day iv been missing my soldier Dalton it's the first holiday since he left 4 days ago (including today) so what is usually a happy holiday for me has kinda been moody for me until my phone rang and his name was on the screen :D he told me that he is in processing that he'll...
    Mspvtjackson Mspvtjackson 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 22, 2012

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    So tonight is one of those nights.

    .. I miss him soooo much. what do you guys do when you miss him so much? I normally look at pictures but I want something different.
    Caitlyncat Caitlyncat 16-17 Nov 21

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    I feel alone. No one gets it.

    Being a girlfriend is hard but being a military girlfriend is harder. Yes we are tough and determined but we also are alone. Unless you are one of us you don't understand, we are tough but understanding would be nice.
    Iwearhistags Iwearhistags 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 2

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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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    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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    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 21-25, F 39 Responses Dec 3, 2007

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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 113 Responses Apr 17, 2010

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    Almost There

    My boyfriend graduates basic training in December & gets to come home 2 weeks for xmas/new yrs before going back for AIT. I haven't seen him since September I'm so happy he'll be in town for a little bit before heading back. This is only the beginning but I'm confident in our...
    BriBri819 BriBri819 22-25 2 Responses Nov 23, 2013

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    Hey guys , so me and boyfriend been together

    for almost 2 months now and he is leaving in January, he said that after his training they can deploy him for about 1year or maybe even 2-3 , has anyone here dealt with your boyfriend being gone for years or a year , how is it like ?
    Madelinex24 Madelinex24 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 15

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    so my boyfriend is coming back from deployment

    in december. I really want to do something special for him but i dont know what and when he will be here. And we have a 7 month old daughter. does anyone have any good Ideas ?
    queenkimoni queenkimoni 22-25, F Nov 1

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    ber9904 ber9904 31-35, F Nov 14

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    My Promise to My Soldier I promise to be there

    for you always Whenever you need a helping hand I promise to think about you daily Wherever you are in the world I promise to never let you down No matter what we go through I promise to keep you in my prayers So that God may keep you safe I promise to be here when you return I...
    Jamila112 Jamila112 22-25, F Mar 3

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    All I can say is being a soldiers girlfriend is

    hard, and it sucks at times for different reasons. But if your willing to stay for all the right reasons, to stand by the man you love. In the end everything will turn out okay, and you'll know. It was worth the wait. He was worth the wait.
    ZKarina ZKarina 18-21, F Feb 6

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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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    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

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    I know this group is

    for girls who have boyfriends that are in the army. My situation is a little different, I'm in the army and I leave for basic training in July, then I go straight to job training, I'll be gone for 7 months and I'm scared he'll move on while I'm gone. I can't help thinking that...
    healthyvibes healthyvibes 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 2

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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 14 Responses Oct 1, 2009

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    I've been trying to find a way to connect

    and actually chat with other fellow milsos' rather than just liking each other's pictures on Instagram lol and I stumbled upon this by just doing a google search after moping around for a few hours after my soldier flew back to Georgia this morning. I've been reading and seeing...
    Jenn0912 Jenn0912 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 3

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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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    Hey guys, my name is madeline i am 17 turning

    18 in mid January and i am new to this app. I been dating my boyfriend for a month now and he will be leaving in early January - late may , i have been crying nonstop because i am scared on how i will handle things when he leaves i am afraid of tears every night and day . I have...
    Madelinex24 Madelinex24 16-17, F 3 Responses Oct 22

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    What An Army Guy Told Me

    So, I have a blog where I write about everything. And recently I've been writing about my soldier a lot. Recently, I wrote about how I wondered if he thought about me as much as I think about him. He's in Iraq and I just can't imagine he has time to sit and think about me too...
    repressedwriter repressedwriter 36-40, F 17 Responses May 11, 2011

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    So my Soldier and I couldn't be together on

    Halloween so I dressed up like a 1940's USO girl :). It was his grandfather who fought in WWII that inspired him to join the Army. I sent my guy pictures and he loved it!
    Iwearhistags Iwearhistags 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 2

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    itsjess13 itsjess13 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 24

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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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    It's official, he proposed to me

    and i have never been this happy! Finally something good besides thinking about him going away! It gives me something to do while he is away, I'm honestly ecstatic! He got me a ring with 2 hearts connected as an infinity symbol, it's perfect! It's not flashy and it has meaning...
    MckaylaGrace MckaylaGrace 18-21, F Feb 19

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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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    To All The Army Girlfriends Out There

    I am the girl sitting on the porch every evening, enjoying the view of children playing by the streets, people walking their dogs, cars driving by as I sip my tea. I am the girl, who sits in front of the television entertaining myself with movies. I am the girl who cries myself...
    stephanienee stephanienee 22-25, F Mar 10, 2013

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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

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    Ugh! I can't wait till my guy is done with his

    Captain Career course and his grad program. I'm glad he's furthering his education but it's so time consuming and I hardly hear from him. This too shall pass though. I just can't wait for his graduation! Let's pray Fort Carson is where he's stationed next!
    Iwearhistags Iwearhistags 22-25, F Nov 2

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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 36 Responses Jan 27, 2012

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