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I Am a United States Army Girlfriend

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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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    My boyfriend left for basic Feburary 3 only got

    one letter.. :-( im so sad and have a lot on my mind. Wondering if everything is good with him.
    sashykinsz sashykinsz 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 10

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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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    Sometimes i feel like letters arent enough i

    have 39 more dsys to go to seee my bf but im getting impatient :( advice?
    Madelinex24 Madelinex24 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 21

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Havent heard from him in almost 2 weeks no

    letters or calls :/ but i got 12 more days left to see him. Will he get his phone before family day ?
    Madelinex24 Madelinex24 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    kristykaz121 kristykaz121 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 22

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    Okay so here's the story.

    ..I've liked my guy since 7th grade I'm a junior in highschool. I've always been so scared of what people thought to date him, he told me he loved me last year and I kinda freaked, that's a lot to take in. But about two months ago I noticed that I'd been completely stupid not...
    TaylorClinton TaylorClinton 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 21

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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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    StarrC787 StarrC787 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 11

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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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    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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    Madelinex24 Madelinex24 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 11

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    This feels like the time he first left ,

    no letters no calls for weeks .. I just can't :'( i need to hear from him it just drives me crazy. It's just really crazy how I'm living this difficult lifestyle but funny how i want to continue fighting even though it hurts.
    Madelinex24 Madelinex24 18-21, F 3 days ago

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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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    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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    )): idk but him being in the US base seems

    getting harder..no skype everyday and now less messages on viber..yesterday he msg me saying he's on work and can't have his phone much...though im glad that he told me that..
    ber9904 ber9904 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 18

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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 45 Responses Jan 27, 2012

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    I get to go see my man tomorrow

    for the weekend!!(:
    kristykaz121 kristykaz121 18-21, F Mar 5

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    OPSEC -- Thought We Should All Read This

    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 board on the internet, you have more than likely seen a warning to be...
    soproudbutithurts soproudbutithurts 26-30 5 Responses Dec 30, 2008

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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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    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...
    sadeccaa sadeccaa 26-30, F Mar 12

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    So my bf is out of the Army

    since July last year. His 90 days in Germany expired so he went back to the US for a couple weeks. Right before he was supposed to come back he felt that something was wrong with his kidneys again. (He was diagnosed wit granulomatosis with polyangiitis in 2013) On Christmas Eve...
    Tscho Tscho 22-25, F Feb 22

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    Ladies , am i the only one

    who does my research ? Ive gained alot of knowledge about the military & what my boyfriend does. Makes it easier to understand him .
    XEsmeraldaGXX XEsmeraldaGXX 18-21, F Mar 12

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    My boyfriend is leaving

    for Basic in a few weeks. We have been together for six years and I have known he wants to do this and I support him, but I also feel like I am losing my best friend. I can't shake the feeling of loss. We both come from a very liberal anti military upbringing and I have never...
    sammyw242 sammyw242 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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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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    my man gave me his spare dog tags what do I do

    with them am I supposed to wear them? do I wear them under my shirt?
    kristykaz121 kristykaz121 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 8

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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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    Is Georgia hot around this time ?

    I have family day in 2 weeks i want to be dressed right
    Madelinex24 Madelinex24 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    It's kind of a good thing i been through this

    with my brother because i know what to expect for the most part & i know how to handle it .
    Madelinex24 Madelinex24 18-21, F 5 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 16-17, F 4 Responses Sep 18, 2014

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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 26-30, F Mar 3, 2014

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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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    Madelinex24 Madelinex24 18-21, F Mar 15

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    Well my bf left February 23

    and got to start actual basic March 4th. I have received one call, one text, four letters so far. We have been together 5 years and through that time talking everyday as well as seeing each other every day. It is quite an experience and you realize what you truly have and just...
    brenlarmygf brenlarmygf 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 17

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    Hes in basic training

    and im waiting to hear from him omg
    sashykinsz sashykinsz 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 18

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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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    I miss you so much want to see you want to talk

    to you hopefully it's not the end of use . But I'm not going to beg you to send this money . If you want to see me send the money if not . You mean a lot I miss you babe . Hopefully I go to Florida see you kiss you hold you . But you have not text me I don't want to pressure you...
    amandalovee24 amandalovee24 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 5

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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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    it's so hard talking to my friends about my man

    they just don't understand the whole army aspect. it's not there fault but with there was someone who could relate.
    kristykaz121 kristykaz121 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 12

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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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