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I Am a United States Army Girlfriend

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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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    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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    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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    charbuggy21 charbuggy21 18-21, F Apr 15

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    so I'm going to see my boyfriend from Thursday

    till Monday I was wondering if anyone knew If it was okay to sleep with him in his room ?
    karlathol karlathol 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 22

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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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    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 3 days ago

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    ber9904 ber9904 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 12

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 Jul 22

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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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    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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    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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    honestly still don't know

    why my bf doesn't have his license or a car -_- I know he doesn't need one on base because there's no point he's always with his homies but at least a license right ?
    karlathol karlathol 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 12

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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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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 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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    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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    brand new army girlfriend.

    I'm still new about all of this. I know I hate not talking to him. within a week he won my heart and I don't want it back. I would love advice on how to handle missing him and not talking
    Stephyg7420 Stephyg7420 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 12

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    Today was the last day

    that I will be able to hang out with my man until Christmas besides his graduation. I tried to stay strong but I ended up breaking down in front of him. He leaves from basic in 3 days but now I'm counting the days until graduation. Only 108, I hope they go by fast.
    foreverhis14 foreverhis14 18-21, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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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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    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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    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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    My boyfriend has been at boot camp

    for a week now and I have read other girls on here posting about family day and I was wondering how do I find out when that is? and can I go being a girlfriend and not family?
    swimmonkey swimmonkey 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 12

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    I dated my ex in high school was his first love

    it was short lived .I ended it because I was scared and young .We went our separate ways and after we both graduated high school we reconnected by a mature friend .We all went bowling he would tickle me scare me while bowling and 2 days later He ask if I wanted to come over...
    kellner27 kellner27 18-21, F Jul 23

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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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    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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    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 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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    **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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    swimmonkey swimmonkey 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 17

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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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