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I Am a United States Army Girlfriend

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    My boyfriend of 10 months on Sunday left

    for basic training in Georgia almost 3 weeks ago and I'll I've gotten is one call on the day he shipped out to basic and one letter. I sent mine but I don't know if he's received it or not, my best friends boyfriend is in the same company as mine and he called her on his...
    alster227 alster227 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Interracial army couple?

    Hey guys :) I'm new here and I found this group. And I just wanna share my story.. I met this guy like 5 years ago on the internet. He's 22 I'm 21 We always talk all the time, share cute things, had serious talks. We got really really close to each other. Two years ago he asked...
    Rea9 Rea9 18-21, F Aug 12

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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 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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    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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    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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    SkyeFoster SkyeFoster 26-30, F Aug 16

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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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    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 7 Responses Aug 6, 2014

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    Has anyone gone to the turning blue ceremony?

    I have to miss it because of class but will be going my boyfriend's graduation the next day and was just wondering how important of a ceremony it is?
    meghan1635 meghan1635 18-21, F 2 days ago

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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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    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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    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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    When your friends ask you about your boyfriend

    and when you say you have to write letters they think it's so cute. But to me it was only cute at first. Now I just wish I could hear his voice or see his name pop up on my screen. Anyone else feel this way?
    sandrew42 sandrew42 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    Lover left for basic training just yesterday

    and having SUCH a hard time without him. Hoping these 14 weeks go by fast...
    patientlotus22 patientlotus22 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 10

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    i have a website where you can see pictures of

    your boyfriends while at basic training :) anyone interested? all i need to know is where your boyfriend is training at & i can link it to you.
    cupofteeee cupofteeee 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 10

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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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    so my boyfriend is at bct

    and he usually calls/texts every Sunday at 4:00 or 4:30 exactly. yesterday he didn't. i waited the whole weekend to talk to him and he didn't text. i had my hopes up for no reason. so of course i was sad.....he ended up texting at 8:30 instead. & then surprised me with a...
    cupofteeee cupofteeee 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 10

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    currently crying my eyes out.

    i just saw my boyfriends family off. they're headed to their flight to see him. (family day/graduation). im so upset. he completely understands why i couldn't come. but i really wanted to be there for him.
    cupofteeee cupofteeee 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 12

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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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    Today is my boyfriend

    and I's year an a half anniversary, I also found out today that his parents have gotten two letters and have gotten none...I am so lost and confused
    swimmonkey swimmonkey 18-21, F Aug 14

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    Hoping I'll get a letter from him

    before I go off to college Sunday. I don't live far from the school, but having to wait even longer to see a letter from my man would really suck. ??
    christinamoen97 christinamoen97 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 12

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    My boyfriend left to South Carolina last week

    for bootcamp and I won't be seeing him till Christmas, any advice on how to pass the time ... I'm new at this.
    Serena714 Serena714 16-17, F 4 Responses Aug 7

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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 31-35, F 54 Responses Jan 27, 2012

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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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    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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    Today marks 3 weeks since my boyfriends been

    gone. I've gotten 1 letter and his mom Also got 1 and a phone call.. It's breaking me down not being with him. This is the hardest thing. How do yall do it? I still have 3 months to go before I see him..
    kayla022 kayla022 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 24

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    My girlfriend left officially to basic training

    on Monday .. Hasn't even been a whole week & I'm over here going half crazy. December really needs to hurry.
    urbanshawty urbanshawty 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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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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    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 boyfriend graduates from basic training on

    Friday. these past 9 weeks have been a great experience. i think writing letters is so romantic.
    cupofteeee cupofteeee 18-21, F Aug 10

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    I got my 6th letter this week:)) ah it makes me

    so happy knowing how he is. only a few more weeks until Gabe graduates. ah I can't wait
    shelli1a shelli1a 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 8

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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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    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...
    eioncc11 eioncc11 26-30, F Aug 12

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    before i found this app i would write my

    feelings down. i still do sometimes.
    cupofteeee cupofteeee 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 18

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    wow. this is the type of stuff i live for.

    it's the small things that make me happy. i just got a random text from my boyfriend at basic. (he graduates in a few days) so happy right now :)
    cupofteeee cupofteeee 18-21, F Aug 10

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    10 more days until I'm going to see my Army

    Veteran again!! I haven't seen him in 302 days!! I'm so excited even he's acting weird the last week's! Let's hope for a great time!
    Tscho Tscho 22-25, F Aug 5

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    My gf got to text me a picture today.

    I miss her so much. Only 69 more days ❤️
    armygf227 armygf227 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    If anyone wants to see their soldier during BCT

    go to basictrainingphotos.com and look for his company name and infantry or graduation date
    sandrew42 sandrew42 16-17, F Aug 13

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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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    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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    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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    Family day in 2 days!

    !!! I don't get to go but at least I get to talk to him!!!!! I also finally got a letter yesterday after 2 weeks, and I didn't really like it that much. He didn't say he loved me or missed me. All he said is that he misses music lol and he was like "I'm scared we can't talk this...
    sandrew42 sandrew42 16-17, F a week 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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    Today is my boyfriend

    and I's year an a half anniversary, I also found out today that his parents have gotten two letters and have gotten none...I am so lost and confused
    swimmonkey swimmonkey 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 14