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I Am a United States Army Girlfriend

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    swimmonkey swimmonkey 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 17

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    My boyfriend is at fort benning Georgia

    and I got a letter stating... " The following items are considered as contraband? Please do not send? Any type of food Civilian reading material (except for religious text, i.e. Holy Bible, the Koran, ?) including internet jokes and newspaper clippings Firearms, knives, razors...
    swimmonkey swimmonkey 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    My boyfriend is in the US National Guard

    and is leaving in less than a month to fort Leonard Wood for basic training and we've been together a year and a half it'll be the first time we have been without at least talking. It's so hard literally I am so very scared because not only is he my boyfriend, and the love of my...
    Danicromer Danicromer 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 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...
    lvycc11 lvycc11 26-30, F Jul 13

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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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    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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    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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    ber9904 ber9904 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 12

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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 ❤️
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 2

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    Actually I'm not his girlfriend.

    ....we are just best friends and I never thought him leaving would be so hard!! He literally jus left at 9 am yesterday and had to finally give up his phone at 1 am.....now I'm completely lost and worry and wonder how long it will take to get my first letter or phone call...
    hesmybestfriend hesmybestfriend 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 21

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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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    So the time has come

    that I get to look for my engagement ring! So excited and having so much fun thinking and preparing for the future!
    daisylove89 daisylove89 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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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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    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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    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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    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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    My boyfriend is going into field training

    for 6 weeks and at first he was told he can take his phone. But now he can't. How do you cope with not being able to speak to the one you love for 6 weeks?
    ninad1210 ninad1210 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 20

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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, 2014

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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, 2014

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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 53 Responses Jan 27, 2012

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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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    My boyfriend of almost 3 years just left

    for training. We have a wonderful relationship and he is the man I will marry but as soon as he left I couldn't stop worrying about how moody, grumpy and emotional I had been for weeks before he left. I just did not want him to go. He knows me and my personality but now I feel...
    jbd10c jbd10c 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 4

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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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    Sending love to all of the other U.

    S. Army girlfriend out there!! ❤️❤️ About 4 years of dating and still going strong! A little over 2 years for my love in the Army. Have faith my friends! God bless our troops from mine to yours! 🇺🇸💪🏼😎
    MinsuForever MinsuForever 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 21

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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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    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...
    chriscc11 chriscc11 26-30, F Jul 21

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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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    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 1 Response May 11

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    Am I allowed to mail a card to him at basic?

    it is red white and blue on the outside and his friends have signed the inside of it. I don't want him to get in trouble.
    swimmonkey swimmonkey 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    Tuesday will be 2 weeks

    since my boyfriend left for basic training. Sometimes I feel like I'm doing better and then other times I can't help but cry. It feels so weird doing things without him like tomorrow I leave for Chicago and it's just weird because he always goes with me everywhere and I just...
    hannahw11 hannahw11 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 12

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    I am officially the girlfriend of an US solider.

    My boyfriend swore into the army today and he leaves September 29th. I got to be there for the swear in and it tore me to pieces. I know I still have two months left with him, but it still hurts to know he won't be here. Going to have to take this day by day I guess.
    tdggirl20 tdggirl20 22-25, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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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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    Once a month I convince myself he's fake.

    Could you please just give me a piece of mind? Or just a direction that I should look? I met my man a year and a half ago online. I wasn't really looking, just seeing what the dating apps were about. We started talking, never stopped, he's my balance. However, we've never met...
    Oaksmum Oaksmum 26-30, F 3 Responses a week ago

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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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    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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    I have been dating my boyfriend

    for over 2 months before he left for active duty. He has been gone now for almost 2 months and he's changing. He is not the same person he used to be. He came home for 4th of July weekend and I thought it was going to be much better then it was. Since he went back he's even more...
    ninad1210 ninad1210 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 10

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    charbuggy21 charbuggy21 18-21, F Apr 15

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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 26-30, F 3 Responses May 11, 2014

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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 Jul 4

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    So my boyfriend grandma texted me

    and told me she got a call from him and he told her to tell me that he loves me and misses me soo much. So happy that he's still thinking about me. I can't help but to feel selfish and wonder why he didn't call me. He has called her both times. I don't know, I guess I'm just...
    brennx33 brennx33 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 9

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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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    He finally got back from jrtc,

    50days !!! I've been waiting for home for 50days without any messages !and I got his message tonight !!im so excited,it's totally worth !
    winglaw winglaw 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 15

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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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    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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    Has anyone experienced less contact from their

    boyfriend in the last phase (blue phase)? I'm approaching week 2 of no letters and it used to be a constant thing...
    meghan1635 meghan1635 18-21, F 4 Responses 9 hrs ago

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