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I Am a Young Military Girlfriend Or Wife

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    Well! It's official! We got married today!

    July 4, 2014. We got married in a par at a very pretty overlook with a bunch of family and friends. WAY more people showed up then expected! Then we had a wonderful cookout and my cake turned out beautiful. We ended the night with setting a Chinese sky lantern off into the sky...
    Trueinfinity Trueinfinity 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 4, 2014

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    I just purchased my plane ticket

    and in exactly 8 days 9hours and 10 minutes I'll be in Kentucky with my husband in our new home together. We've been through everything we never imagined that would happen but thank god were finally going to be together and starting the rest of our life together as man and wife...
    odalisr odalisr 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 23, 2014

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    What I Want All Military Girlfriends To Realize

    We have been seperated for 6 months now as of today. And there's a 3 hour time difference between us which means its hard for us to find time for just us. And I complain a the time about not being able to talk like we used to. Well this past weekend, he spent the whole weekend...
    SubmarinersLovebird SubmarinersLovebird 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 4, 2013

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    userunknown404 userunknown404 16-17, F Dec 9, 2014

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    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

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    This holiday season, I am going to make sure my

    husband knows how much he means to me. I am so thankful for him and all he does to keep our household up & to keep our marriage up. Don't know what I'd do without him by my side(:
    AFWifeK AFWifeK 18-21, F Nov 19, 2014

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    My boyfriend means the world to me.

    I love him so much. I realized I can't imagine my life without him. I miss him so much. We won't be spending Valentine's Day together :( I wish they'd let him call for vday.
    Tiffybear23 Tiffybear23 22-25, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    Realizing I can't do this alone.

    I need people to help me get ready for the future of me and him.
    poreoticz poreoticz 18-21, F Dec 15, 2014

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    So since we have gotten married a lot of things

    have been moving along. My name is officially changed! We got offered a house on base and it's even better then the one we wanted because somehow we got offered a 4 bedroom house! He has gone back and moved in and started buying things and setting up our furniture. I stayed back...
    Trueinfinity Trueinfinity 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 14, 2014

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    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 8 Responses Jan 25, 2013

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    So my husband has finally chosen an MOS.

    We had some problems with MEPS so he hasn't been able to sign yet but he will be able to next week. His MOS is going to take us to Arizona and because the AIT isn't long enough we'll be relocating on our own dime. I'm nervous but also excited for the adventure. Ugh, I don't...
    WynonnaMarye WynonnaMarye 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 21

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    sashakimi4 sashakimi4 16-17, F Jul 30, 2014

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    I think I care more about us then he does.

    its devastating, not a word all he does is read my messages. I'm at a loss. someone please help me.
    userunknown404 userunknown404 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 10, 2014

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    My man's on ship and messaged me

    that he's really sick. I hope he gets better fast :(
    vbrennan0416 vbrennan0416 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    In 2 days I will be an Army Wife.

    This is not the life I had expected; my father was Special Forces and I always said I would NEVER marry into the Army but I am. I love my fiance, and I know this will be hard but I am excited to start a life with him. Being a soldier is his job, it's not who he is. Who he is a...
    kholb112 kholb112 22-25 2 Responses Jul 12, 2014

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    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

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    17 days till my fiancé comes homes

    and 25 days till our wedding 💕 It's been 7 months since I've seen him and I'm pretty nervous about seeing I get butterflies in my stomach thinking about seeing him, is that normal or am I just weird? the time apart between us has been rough and their definitely has been ups...
    odalisr odalisr 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 16, 2014

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    I'm kind of new to this website stuff,

    but my boyfriend just left and is going to be gone for about 9 months 😔 This is the longest time we'll be apart with little to no contact 😢
    MarieSalazar MarieSalazar 16-17, F Jan 4

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    The decisions is made.

    ..Air Force! In a couple weeks he will finish with the forms and I will officially have myself an Airman. Well..here it goes. I am excited to have my man do something so great, yet very nervous for what is to come!
    poreoticz poreoticz 18-21, F Jan 20

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    I feel so discouraged.

    .. we fight over stupid things, we want a change, something more exciting but we cant with school. And in college who knows where he will be? I am feeling so bleh about us lasting right now. I just wish he could surprise me with flowers and tell me we will be ok. :/ wish he...
    poreoticz poreoticz 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 15, 2014

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    Hey y'all! So I couldn't sleep last night,

    read some pats on here, and started thinking. There's all these girls on here who are just staring these relationships and are really new, and they have all these questions that I feel I can answer. Well it wasn't too long ago where I was that person! I can't believe he far...
    AFWifeK AFWifeK 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 24, 2014

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    Hey everybody! My boyfriend left

    for Bootcamp on September 15 and is finally coming home in 7 days! I have literally never been so excited in my life! So to all those young girlfriends out there getting ready to go through this, it will be okay :) I thought I was going to die but in the end I'm alive and...
    MarineGirl1721 MarineGirl1721 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 3, 2014

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    I just wanted to tell all the ladies who's

    boyfriends / husbands are in boot camp that the next camp they have to go to mine is SOI it's much better. Like way better. They get to have their phones with them. They aren't suppose to have them during the day but my husband still finds a way to text me during the day. He...
    Camrynn19 Camrynn19 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 7, 2013

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    Ladies I have some questions to ask those of you

    who are married! I am getting married on January 3rd and wondering what all I need to do legally. I know I of course need to get a marriage license, but what do I need to get before and after. I have a couple things I know for sure I need to get and I just want to make sure I am...
    Vianna1217 Vianna1217 18-21, F Dec 12, 2014

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    Our 29 Year Age Difference!

    We meet on AgeMeet.com , I am 21 and my boyfriend is 50. We were friends for a couple years before we got together, we have been together 3 amazing years and he's my best friend and the most wonderful boyfriend! We have a lot in common believe it or not, we want the same things...
    amanda198812 amanda198812 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 9, 2014

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    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

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    So I'm here for support like the rest of y'all,

    but I also want to get some close friendships out of this(:
    AFWifeK AFWifeK 18-21, F 1 Response May 16, 2014

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    My bf's bootcamp is almost over

    and I cannot wait to see him. After being his cheerleader and therapist for two months, Im pretty sure I will be getting my ring soon. :) our love definitely passed this initial test !
    danne1229 danne1229 18-21, F Jan 18

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    Christmas Eve ... I just want him here n I'm

    so sad like .... Really depressed:(
    Kyah2 Kyah2 16-17 1 Response Dec 24, 2014

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    AFWifeK AFWifeK 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 5, 2014

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    I'm 14 and my boyfriend is turning 18 in less

    than a month. he is going to basic in the beginning of June, and is going to be gone for 5 months. do you think I'll be able to do it? any advise?
    maddieee21 maddieee21 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 18

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    So my husband took his asvab

    and score pretty good. It's hard to see him juggling which job he wants but he enlists officially on Thursday. I wish I could help more but this is something that's going to effect him for as long as his military career is so I really want him to be happy with his choice. I am...
    WynonnaMarye WynonnaMarye 18-21, F Jan 17

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    2 days away from being with my husband

    and in our new home . Time has been dragging and we've gone through the worst and I'm finally able to say the hard part is over and I can finally take a sigh of relief. I can't wait till I'm in my husband arms💕
    odalisr odalisr 18-21, F Jul 29, 2014

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    My boyfriend is leaving to bootcamp in March

    and i cannot stop researching everything and anything i need to know. i want to know everything to help me get though this. he's my first serious relationship and i want this to be an experience to help us grow stronger.
    krystallklearr krystallklearr 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 23

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    Okay so apparently I overheard him.

    He said he would be getting deployed in February 2016! As long as nothing comes up soon, which I hope not! So I definitely should be with him by then. And he was also told today that he will be able to come home for thanksgiving. My spirits are lifted once again! xx
    infinitelovexo infinitelovexo 18-21, F Nov 24, 2014

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    I leave for Alaska in one week!

    I am getting nervous but it still hasn't hit me yet that I only have a one way ticket and I will be living there! I cannot wait to see my husband and start out lives together. After over 2 years of long distance it still doesn't feel real that it's actually happening.
    Trueinfinity Trueinfinity 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 29, 2014

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    My boyfriend is going to the field this week

    so I won't be able to talk to him at all, normally this would be okay but it's my first week back at school and I really need him ):
    katkat133 katkat133 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 20

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    Looking over info about him serving.

    These websites arnt very helpful :/ Not feeling so reassured anymore..
    poreoticz poreoticz 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 23, 2014

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    Haven't been on in a while.

    His mind of serving has changed a lot. He wants to be an engineer in the A.F.He did it for me..choose something safe for me. I love him for that, but he will be serving while studying. No idea where he is going. Nervous for us...scared, upset. We live in Colorado. Does anyone...
    poreoticz poreoticz 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 13, 2014

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    I need to be honest. I am starting college next

    year, first year. When I think about it, it seems so hard to be with someone who isn't there/being "tied down". I am not one of those girls who is bad with commitment, I feel maybe I am thinking of college as a super crazy experience. I am not a person to party a lot or anything...
    poreoticz poreoticz 18-21, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    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

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    My military boyfriend is 19,

    I am 17. A senior in High School. He is one of my best friends cousins, and as soon as I met him... Something was so different. I was so comfortable around him, so fast. Everything just feels so right. Right now, he is in Cali. He is coming home in January though!!! :) When we...
    youngandinlove143 youngandinlove143 16-17, F 4 Responses Dec 17, 2014

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    im 17, he is 19. I liked him instantly,

    everything we want for the guture is the same. Should I marry him in April after i turn 18 and move in with him down in cali? he'd be 20 and id go to community college.
    youngandinlove143 youngandinlove143 16-17, F Dec 17, 2014

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    Hey Girls, its almost Valentines day

    and I'd like to send my boyfriend a package for Valentines day now that I have his permanent AIT address for the next few months, but I'm not sure what to include, any ideas? Thank you! (:
    AWBear0108 AWBear0108 18-21 4 Responses Jan 24

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    It's so painful to have him away,

    I'm grateful I can contact him and text him everyday but it's so hard dealing with the struggles at home and not having him, my best friend and confidant here. It's my first time posting anything on here and I couldn't go through with him being away without some support and...
    konekogirl19 konekogirl19 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 19

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    Younger women dating older men mainly

    because younger women are attracted older men. older men mature, confident, stable .Mature guys always know how to treat their women.These younger women are looking for their age gap love romance.For older men, Younger women older men relationships will surely make an older man...
    alinacc12 alinacc12 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 15, 2014

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    My friend married a Navy guy at the end of our

    senior year of high school, so 3 1/2 years ago. Not very uncommon in a Navy town. Her husband has been deployed for some time. He wasn't supposed to be home for the holiday's but last night he surprised her! He hasn't been home since their baby was born! So not only was this...
    cekeith cekeith 18-21, F Dec 25, 2014

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    My birthday is in a few days

    and the only gift I want is him but you know how that works... Dk what he will be like .. He gets his phone bacc probably Sunday... Waiting and praying
    Kyah2 Kyah2 16-17 1 Response Jan 2

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    Hey Ladies! Gosh it feels like I haven’t

    posted anything in forever. But that’s only because I have been trying to figure out everything. And finally I have. So I have exciting news! I am marrying my soldier and then moving to be with him in January! January 3rd to be exact on the wedding date. I am so excited! Like...
    Vianna1217 Vianna1217 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 11, 2014

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    Yes he's finally home

    and I finally have my ring and we are finally going to get married!!
    Trueinfinity Trueinfinity 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 27, 2014

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    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

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