Post
Experience Project iOS Android Apps | Download EP for your Mobile Device

I Am a Young Military Girlfriend Or Wife

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 3,419 People

    My fb getting married at court house

    when he comes back from over seas .He wants to buy me a wedding ring but told me to send him picture of the kind of ring .How do I shop for a wedding ring there things I want on there like color and design that I can't find together.How can he buy the ring when he in Japan and I...
    kellner27 kellner27 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 20

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Is it normal to have

    that thought in the back of your mind saying "What if he doesn't have the same feelings as he did when he left?"
    neoncupcakes neoncupcakes 16-17, F 4 Responses Oct 1, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Stupid Valentine's Day lol great a day of

    pictures with happy couples red roses and chocolate. I miss my baby :( my valentine is far away...
    Tiffybear23 Tiffybear23 22-25, F 4 Responses Feb 13

    Your Response

    Cancel

    My boyfriend is leaving a day earlier

    for boot camp.. 😕 I wanna crawl in a hole
    MyNameIsRach MyNameIsRach 16-17, F 4 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Hello everyone! I'm back

    after a looong summer. I am engaged (just got my ring back resized today! it was a 7 but I turned out to be a 4.5!), my fiancé is still in a neck brace and his condition is pretty bad and the military is not giving any cares. It seems as if they only remember about him when...
    sailorsgf0314 sailorsgf0314 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 19

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Constantly seeing other girls post about their

    soldiers coming home makes me think I have SUCH a long way to go :/
    CaspieK CaspieK 13-15, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel

    my SO left a week ago

    for basic. after basic her goes to South Carolina for a school. I can't see him until Christmas and I haven't gotten a letter yet, since he wasn't allowed to write until yesterday seeing that what I read online was correct. I miss him so much. this has been the longest week of...
    pippalynne pippalynne 16-17, F 5 Responses Aug 10

    Your Response

    Cancel

    UPDATE: my "boyfriend"

    and I talked things out... we have decided that we will be going back to square one... we are no longer officially a couple bc the whole thing is apparently stressing him out... I guess the military really does change people... I continue to hope that we will eventually get back...
    Alli4772 Alli4772 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Anyone have a relationship

    that goes on and off for years ? I feel like no one understand because dating in the military is hard .I feel like his family and friends look at us like how long this going to last .I feel like his family don't understand dating him is different than being a family member that...
    kellner27 kellner27 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 17

    Your Response

    Cancel

    My husband is halfway through his deployment.

    He just hit his second port a few days ago and we got in an argument basically about who has the rougher end of the stick here. The deployment has been hard on the both of us, but I agree and see now that it's harder for him considering he was out at sea for 60 days not seeing...
    SunnyRaye SunnyRaye 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 9

    Your Response

    Cancel

    😔 this is hard /: it really is.

    Being a military wife is not for wimps thats for sure.
    gloangel93 gloangel93 18-21, F 1 Response May 9

    Your Response

    Cancel
    sandrew42 sandrew42 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 19

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Georgia life is good

    so far...I do miss home but our new life together is well worth it! Oh and the deployment date changed so I still have time with him for a couple months at least! And I do want to say I am very happy to help any girlfriends or even wives that are just starting there journey...I...
    brenarmywf brenarmywf 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 20

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I'm officially engaged to the man I love!

    !! He caught me so off guard but it was amazing!! I'm very excited for this new part of our lives!
    sailorsgf0314 sailorsgf0314 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 28

    Your Response

    Cancel

    soooo living in North Carolina is way different

    than Chicago, but I'm glad I'm finally here with my hubs ?
    j37x j37x 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 21

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I have known my boyfriend

    for 6 years, we have been close for about 4 of those years, we have been dating on and off again for almost 9 months because I was afraid to commit and have a long distance relationship.. but now I am ready to commit and be his "official" girlfriend and I know he is the man I...
    Alli4772 Alli4772 16-17, F 4 Responses Aug 21

    Your Response

    Cancel

    A Military Girlfriend’s Guide To “When Does It Get Better?”

    I’ve been on this site for quite a few months now, and I keep seeing the same questions from new military girlfriends: 1. “When do I feel normal again?” 2. “Does it ever get easier?” 3. “Does it get better?” The answers to these questions are: 1. You don’t. 2. It...
    Heismyrightwingman Heismyrightwingman 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 21, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Had a pretty rough week.

    Everyone I work with on my shift gets to go home to their spouse and kids while I come home to an empty apartment every night. I try not to burden them with how I feel, but today I just lost it. I've kept my feelings in for months and today my LPO pulled me aside then I broke...
    SunnyRaye SunnyRaye 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 22

    Your Response

    Cancel

    My boyfriend shipped out

    for basic day and its been extremely difficult lately. :(
    CaspieK CaspieK 13-15, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel

    it feels good to know I'm not the only one

    going through this frustration. respect to all of you ladies, we might be feeling lonely right now but it will eventually pay off once we see our men. makes us appreciate more, that's a fact. stay up!!
    mustloveariel mustloveariel 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 26

    Your Response

    Cancel
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 12

    Your Response

    Cancel

    well pretty sure my boyfriend

    and I just broke up... not sure what to even do with myself right now.. he won't take any of my calls or texts and just said he decided he still has feelings for me but doesn't love me because love is too strong of a word... he says bc I told him I love him he felt obligated to...
    Alli4772 Alli4772 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 21

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Anyone ever have parents

    who don't approve of your other half because of the military or just because some mistakes in the past ??????
    kellner27 kellner27 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel

    My boyfriend wrote in one of his letters

    while at basic training , "the girls in my platoon tell me that all the girls in my company refer to me as the hot soldier and talk about me" like what is the purpose of telling me this? He is a past cheater and I don't understand how that could make me feel good. I know I am...
    kat115nk kat115nk 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 14

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I messed up when me and my husband were dating,

    he lost a lot of trust for me. This was November of last year, we got married in March and now he's deployed. The other day he told me he trusts me again and that absolutely meant the world to me! I'm happy he made that decision while deployed. Military marriages get hard at...
    SunnyRaye SunnyRaye 18-21, F Aug 15

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Finally got a call from him today :) Nothing

    can ruin my mood! 45 days left of basic training ugh I can do this ...
    MGodette MGodette 18-21, F 3 Responses May 17

    Your Response

    Cancel

    so I finally worked up the courage to tell my

    mom about my boyfriend and I... her reaction couldn't have been better. she told me she trusts my instincts and knows I will do what's best for me... I was so thrilled with her reaction, I called my boyfriend to tell him... he got extremely upset with me for telling her and told...
    Alli4772 Alli4772 16-17, F 3 Responses 20 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I keep wondering what he's doing right now,

    how he's doing, when I'll get his address... No knowing anything is killing me.
    TaylorT1216 TaylorT1216 18-21, F 6 Responses Aug 12

    Your Response

    Cancel

    just went to my boyfriends twitter

    and read his last tweet..I feel like crawling into a little hole make myself into a ball and cry all night
    etrigo etrigo 16-17, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Got a phone call from him yesterday!

    ! I was shaking so bad. It felt so good to hear his voice again, even though it was 3 minutes. Anyway just really excited!!
    hesmyeverything98 hesmyeverything98 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 7, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I have gone weeks on end without talking to him,

    but I always knew he would be talking to me if he could be... now its been only 24 hours and I feel so confused and lost...
    Alli4772 Alli4772 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I am going through the basic

    and ait phase right now with my husband. I am 18 and I got married before I graduated high school. My husband is in the army and he is 14h (Air Defense early enhanced warning system operator. I want to make friends with other military wives/gf's.
    jazzfest18 jazzfest18 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 30, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Homesick.. But for my man.

    . Hmm "bae-sick" ?!
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 26

    Your Response

    Cancel

    My boyfriend asked me to marry him Sunday

    and then had to leave Monday. That's such a hard thing to deal with. So now I'm engaged at 17 and still in high school of course I'm going to get hate and rude comments from everyone but no one understands the situation.. Anyone going through the same thing ?
    Alexisco Alexisco 16-17, F 7 Responses Apr 29

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I'm praying for the best right now!

    Not just for myself and my Soldier but for every other girl out there and every other solider out there!!! Ladies, I wake up daily and remind myself I'm grateful my Soldier hasn't fallen!!! Keep strong!!!
    Carliza0425 Carliza0425 16-17 Apr 17

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I just found out my SO comes back tonight from

    a very long training, this is the first time me being away from him this long and I'm nervous to see him. I missed him so much and was excited to see him and as soon as the date switched to tonight, my stomach is literally in my stomach and my heart is beating so fast
    megandb1092 megandb1092 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 6

    Your Response

    Cancel

    My baby is back for today!

    ! I literally pushed everyone out of my way and ran out of my rehearsal when I saw missed calls from my man lol. This girl was like "what's happening?! Why are you do excited??" And I said that my boyfriend called and she looked at me like had ten heads and I said "No, you don't...
    sailorsgf0314 sailorsgf0314 18-21, F 2 Responses May 3

    Your Response

    Cancel

    My boyfriend of almost 2 years left

    for Parris Island this morning. He should be in Georgia by now. As soon as I got home I cranked up the volume on my phone so that I could hear my phone when he calls. I had a cryfest for an hour and then took a nap. Being at MEPS and watching him stand with the other recruits...
    Emlohsl Emlohsl 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 10

    Your Response

    Cancel
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jun 25

    Your Response

    Cancel

    This Is To All You Girls

    I'm the girl standing behind you at the grocery store eyeing the latest support our troops magnet while flipping through the pages of Cosmo. the look on her face is complacent, and her thoughts are thousands of miles away . on some military base she's only been describe to threw...
    deleted deleted 26-30 43 Responses Nov 12, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    My man is officially gone now

    and on his way to Fort Benning. It was hard to watch him go but at the same time I'm a 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 Aug 3

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Seriously, Stop It!

    Okay, I'm on several pages on Facebook for military spouses where we can all go and have a laugh together, and to support and encourage each other while our hubby's are deployed, etc. and also on several military spouse groups on here, & I NEED to get this out. Say what you will...
    bnsjms bnsjms 18-21, F 7 Responses Jan 25, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Well my BF was supposed to be leaving

    for the marines bootcamp in January, but just last night he told me he was interested in doing Air Force now.. He's already signed the contract for the marines and his MOS. does anyone know if he can do this?
    killlarose killlarose 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 16

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I know basically nothing about the Military

    but I've been trying to learn for my boyfriend. I've been doing online research but I get contradictory information. Any help?
    greeneyyedgirl greeneyyedgirl 16-17, F 7 Responses Aug 5

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Me and another Army wife went out on a all day

    date! Probably the best time I've had since he left!:)
    Carliza0425 Carliza0425 16-17 2 Responses Apr 28

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I HATE those grumpy military wives

    that are against young marriage. Like, it's okay for you to be against it but having age on your side does not make you more likely to succeed. Do NOT try to talk anyone out of it or make a big fuss of their decision. Try until you can't try anymore. We'll never know until we...
    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses Apr 25