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I Am a United States Army Girlfriend

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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 5 days ago

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    SkyeFoster SkyeFoster 26-30, F Aug 16

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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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    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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    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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    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 gf got to text me a picture today.

    I miss her so much. Only 69 more days ❤️
    armygf227 armygf227 18-21, F 5 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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 Oct 30, 2007

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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 6 days ago

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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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    alliecc11 alliecc11 26-30, F Aug 4

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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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    Anybody ever have phone calls with your SO

    that you wish could've gone differently? He seemed kinda angry today. Although he said he did an obstacle course today and was tired. He sounds so different. The phone was breaking up a little and I couldn't hear him but when I could he would just yell "Well turn your phone up...
    sandrew42 sandrew42 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 10

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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 3 days ago

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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 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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    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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    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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    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