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I Am a United States Army Girlfriend

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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 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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    it's common to feel like your boyfriends

    feelings/love for you may change while he's away. i can assure you that this was one of my biggest fears when my boyfriend left for bct. i can also assure you that this is not true. my bf has been the same man i fell in love with throughout the whole process. if not sweeter. if...
    cupofteeee cupofteeee 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 11

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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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    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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    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 2 days ago

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    SkyeFoster SkyeFoster 26-30, F Aug 16

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    Hey girls, I need help.

    I miss my boyfriend so badly. He's only been gone about 2 weeks (in basic training), and I've gotten 1 letter saying he won't be able to receive mail for another month. I am thankful for the letter but also so bummed about not being able to communicate for a whole month, I miss...
    bing47 bing47 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    New to the army girlfriend life.

    Would really appreciate anyone that can help me with understanding what I am going to go through. I don't know much about the military and don't understand how it all works being a girlfriend to a soldier . Please message me with any info or advice that I should know about :)
    Serena714 Serena714 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 7

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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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    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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    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 5 days ago

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    eioncc11 eioncc11 26-30, F Aug 12

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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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    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

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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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    One more day to get through then family day!

    !!!!!!!!!!! IM SO PUMPED!!!!!!! I'm so anxious as to what he'll act like and if he'll be the same. He's my everything and I love him so much <3
    sandrew42 sandrew42 16-17, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 I'm not yet used to my boyfriend being miles

    away for weeks at a time...how does everyone help pas the time between phone calls, letters,etc...I normally have work and school.. but on the days I'm off I just get irritated at my phone because it feels like the time passes so slowly...
    kiingbiizzle kiingbiizzle 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 days 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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    My gf got to text me a picture today.

    I miss her so much. Only 69 more days ❤️
    armygf227 armygf227 18-21, F 4 days ago

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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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    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