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I Am a Young Military Girlfriend Or Wife

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    I got a letter from my husband today

    and it made my day I can't wait to get more and to get his address. 1 week down 9 to go
    WynonnaMarye WynonnaMarye 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 5

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    Okay so my so is at ait training

    and the last time I spoke to him was Sunday, and we normally talk ever day since he's been there and I haven't heard from him. I've hasn't been on any of his social media accounts or anything. It's Saturday and the weekends are his days off and still nothing. Should I be worried...
    madreemiaa madreemiaa 16-17, F 3 Responses Feb 7

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    This Kinda Thing Only Happens In Movies

    As of today, November 4th 2013, my sailor and I have been together for 2 years. We met in highschool as friends, we fell in love, became highschool sweethearts and the rest is history. I fell for a civilian, but I'll be marrying a sailor, and I'm happy. We were together a year...
    SubmarinersLovebird SubmarinersLovebird 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 4, 2013

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    A friend suggested I find some support from

    people who understand whats this is like. I am finishing school while my boyfriend in training. He keeps getting information that changes about his deployment, which is really scary and frustrating for me. I know its out of his control, but how am I supposed to be a part of his...
    moonmagick26 moonmagick26 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 21

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    UPDATE!!! so me and my marine got engaged

    and then married! He's off too SOI right now. I miss him of course. I'm guessing they just took his phone ): cuz it's off now ): do you guys know when they will give it back? I know he said they will be training in the woods for 2 weeks. But I'm not sure when.
    Camrynn19 Camrynn19 18-21, F 5 Responses Dec 3, 2013

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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 husband is leaving

    for basic training on Monday and I've been in the hospital for three days. I wish we could spend this time in a better way. Today he needed to prepare his mind away from the hospital so he went home and I hope it helps him because we've both been pretty emotional. I'm going to...
    WynonnaMarye WynonnaMarye 18-21, F Feb 21

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    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 5 Responses Feb 13

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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 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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    He told me this morning he will be using his

    tax money to buy me a ring. <3
    katiee613 katiee613 18-21 1 Response Feb 16, 2014

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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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    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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    Today has ben such a hard day.

    I wish my mom would let me get out of this house. I'm going crazy thinking about him. UGH!
    niarafuller niarafuller 16-17, F Mar 14

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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 7 Responses Jan 25, 2013

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    My heart is heavy. going to start writing

    letters tomorrow. When I get my sailors address , do i sent him every single letter Ive written all at once or one a day??
    Zkrystal13 Zkrystal13 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 25

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    My husband has been in the military

    for 2 years and the constant being apart never gets easier!! I feel like time together is so limited and I hate when we miss an opportunity to be together (like when I have work and he's home) ughhhh.
    HannahMarie2 HannahMarie2 18-21, F Feb 2

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    today is the last day ill see my babyyyyy

    until the end of April/ beginning of May. I cried myself to sleep last night while i layed next to him. I just want it all to fly by.
    Zkrystal13 Zkrystal13 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 25

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    40 days till my wedding

    and till my soldier comes home ! I'm so excited but really nervous for the transition of living on a base and leaving my whole life in California to start a new life with my soldier in Kentucky. I'm embracing this new experience with open arms but I can't help to worry . Is...
    odalisr odalisr 18-21, F 1 Response May 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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    Finally, the day I've been waiting

    for over half a year is here. In less than 6 hours I'll be boarding my plane to start the rest of my life and I can not contain my excitement ❤️
    odalisr odalisr 18-21, F Aug 1, 2014

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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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    My boyfriend has his asvab tomorrow

    as well as his physical test Wednesday. Please keep him in your prayers that he gets high scores for the jobs that he is looking into!
    poreoticz poreoticz 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 16

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    My husband is now at Basic training I won't see

    him until May, I cried seeing him off yesterday. I just want this time to move as quickly as possible. I miss him terribly already but this will go by quickly and we will have a reunion that is great.
    WynonnaMarye WynonnaMarye 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 25

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    So Im here because I see

    that Im going to need some support as someone who is new to this experience with being a military gf. My bf who is a mechanic for the bradley's will be leaving for Europe in April and I am trying to learn how to antispate what is to come and how I can stay focused and stay...
    Irishm4id3n Irishm4id3n 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 9

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    He leaves in 4 days for BCT

    and AIT I have been home crying pretty much this whole week. I miss him already and he hasn't even left yet. He is gonna come stay with me on valentines day and spend all day Sunday with me. I just really need someone to talk to right now and while he's gone.
    SlimsB SlimsB 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 13

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    help us by either donating or spreading the word we will appreciated it thank you.
    val8788 val8788 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    My boyfriend hasn't brought up marriage anymore.

    But whenever we talk about the future and his next duty station after he comes home from deployment he'll say like "when we move" or "when we find out where our new station will be" I get really excited because I know he still sees me in his plans.
    piscil piscil 18-21, F Nov 16, 2014

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    Does anyone know if checking out

    if the barracks has anything to do with receiving BAH?
    Vianna1217 Vianna1217 18-21, F Mar 13

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    sashakimi4 sashakimi4 16-17, F Jul 30, 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 1 Response Jun 27, 2014

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    mustloveariel mustloveariel 18-21, F Feb 26

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    I'Ll See My Boyfriend Tomorrow 😁😍😳

    Today is Wednesday which means I will be reunited w/ my boyfriend tomorrow! I'm so excited! I've waited 3 months for this. Even though he sounded different when he called me on Sunday I know it will all be worth it. The time is finally here. I'll be at Parris Island within hours...
    Camrynn19 Camrynn19 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 20, 2013

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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 Jan 26

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    Welp, my husband is leaving

    for basic in 9 days and I can't believe this time has moved so quickly. My friend and I decided that we would be reading books together to pass the time kind of like a mini book club even though it's only the two of us. Is anyone else in a bit of denial? Like not believing...
    WynonnaMarye WynonnaMarye 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 15

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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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    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

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    My husband is leaving

    for basic training this month and I'm really preparing myself to be away from him for the first time since we've been together. Just trying to cope is really difficult because I know how I'm going to react. I'm honestly going into hermit mode and I've heard so many people say...
    WynonnaMarye WynonnaMarye 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 4

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    Where do I start. Me

    and my boyfriend are doing great now stronger than ever. I have always wanted to be a vet but for the last year I have been thinking I don't think I'll be able to keep a straight face without crying telling someone that I can't do anything for their animal and would have to...
    MarineGirlfriendMary MarineGirlfriendMary 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 26

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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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    well I nervous after my husband done with

    training he got his orders to be station at fourt Jackson in south Carolina and I scared and nervous everything I know is in ohio I been in ohio for all my life
    maggietyler maggietyler 22-25, F 6 Responses Feb 15

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    Okay guys, I really, really need some help!

    So my husband and I got married January 3, 2015. When he had to return home from block leave, I went with him and we got an apartment where he is stationed. As soon as we got here, he took the paperwork for bah and all that to finance. Also, he told me he has to check out of the...
    Vianna1217 Vianna1217 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 13

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    Only 20 more days till he starts boot camp.

    I'm so Nervous. So scared of my own emotions taking over me once he leaves. I don't usually cry in front of people and i always fake a smile even when I'm down. But this time... it's going to be hard for me to keep my self up. only thing that helps me accept all this is the...
    Zkrystal13 Zkrystal13 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 5

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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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    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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    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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