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I Am a United States Army Girlfriend

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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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    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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    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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    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 54 Responses Jan 27, 2012

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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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    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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    **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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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 3 Responses 6 days ago

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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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    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 6 days ago

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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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    My man is officially gone now

    and on his way to Fort Benning. It was so hard watching him go but at the same time I'm really happy and excited for him and I know this is what he really wants. I miss him so much already but I know it will go by fast. 105 days (;
    foreverhis14 foreverhis14 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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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 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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    My boyfriend has been gone to Fort Leonard Wood

    for basic training for 5 weeks now and I've been doing okay for the most part. I really miss him and I cry almost every day, but today I'm just kinda having one of those days. It's been really bad today and I just don't know what to do. Only 36 more days until I get to see him...
    hannahw11 hannahw11 18-21, F 10 hrs 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    when a soilder is in boot camp.

    does he have to open his mail in front of his drill Sargent. or does he get to open it in the privacy of his bunks??
    shelli1a shelli1a 18-21, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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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 a week ago

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    My boyfriend leaves in 2 weeks.

    .. Im freaking out and a nervous wreck! I'm so proud of him and excited but I'm going to miss him so much.. How do you deal with not seeing him For that long after being with him everyday
    Jordaiin Jordaiin 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 hrs 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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    swimmonkey swimmonkey 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 17

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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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    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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    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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    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 guess I officially apply to this now.

    after months of waiting my boyfriend left on the 27th to fort benning for basic. it'll get better I hope :/
    christinamoen97 christinamoen97 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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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 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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    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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    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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    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 Jul 27

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