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I Am a Young Military Girlfriend Or Wife

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    He said he was being moved into holding today

    and that he would call when they gave him his phone back, it's making me so anxious. It's already 8 and lights out is at 10. :(
    lexielehman lexielehman 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 21

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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

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    HE IS COMING HOME SEPTEMBER 6TH :) he got his

    phone back yesterday but i missed his call :( it made me very sad, but he said he will try and call today.
    lexielehman lexielehman 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 27

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    My boyfriend left for BT a few weeks ago.

    I heard from him the first week he was there, then there was nothing. His mom said he used his last call for her and that made me feel better , but I haven't heard from him since and I sent a letter 2 weeks ago 😔 I'm staying strong for him because I know that's what he would...
    Harmonial Harmonial 16-17, F Aug 31

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    My boyfriend has not

    yet left for boot camp and tonight was the first night we have actually discussed this. While he's in Texas I'll be here in Massachusetts packing for college I did not know until today that I can not see him during boot camp. He's the only person I hav since my family and I don...
    HannahStone HannahStone 16-17, F 3 Responses Sep 11

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    Ok, so my Marine is coming home from boot camp

    in less than 10 days. i have have gotten this far in those three months, but i am starting to fall apart. soo, any tips that could help me out?
    audreynicole7 audreynicole7 16-17, F 3 Responses Sep 10

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    Well my boyfriend is coming home permanently!

    I just got a letter yesterday saying he will be home in a week or so :) His battery lost 6 guys total already. Their DS's made them do 20 push ups for each letter they received. He had to do 110 push ups. I feel really bad :P lol
    lexielehman lexielehman 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 19

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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 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 3 Responses Oct 21, 2013

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    In 6 days I am marrying my airman(: It's been a

    long time coming, and I am so thankful that I get to marry my best friend(: I hope all y'all get to this point someday(: I couldn't be happier
    AFWifeK AFWifeK 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 31

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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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    Hey y'all. So I got married exactly 1 week ago!

    Yay! Found out last night he is deploying AGAIN in about 14 days. FML
    AFWifeK AFWifeK 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 13

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    AFWifeK AFWifeK 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 5

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    Any one get married at 18?

    Me and my boyfriend are considering it. Any tips?
    gwendolyn45 gwendolyn45 70+, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    So I haven't seen my family

    since i moved across the country with my man about 6 months ago. I get to go home tomorrow morning and visit for 2 weeks and I'm so excited! I missed them
    AFWifeK AFWifeK 18-21, F Aug 23

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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

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    sashakimi4 sashakimi4 13-15, F Jul 30

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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

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    Every single night I stay up

    until 2:30 just so I can talk to my boyfriend because it's the time that he wakes up where he's stationed because of the time difference. Even if it's just a couple of texts or 5 min phone call, it's the only thing that gets me to sleep. It's comforting I guess you can say. I...
    heydotwhat heydotwhat 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 6

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    I am a USAF fiancé and my significant other

    left on August 16..I haven't heard anything from him at all. No phone call or letter. Is that normal, I mean going four weeks without hearing fro him? His mother said that she hasn't heard from him either.
    gabbylynn95 gabbylynn95 18-21, F 5 Responses 5 hrs ago

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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

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    Hi everyone, So I'm really struggling here

    and I am hoping this site can help. I met my soulmate about 4 months ago. I knew he was in the army and had served in Afghanistan twice, but really didn't have that much ptsd. Anyway, we fell in love. He has had several girlfriends, but I was his first for a lot of things. He...
    skwoods skwoods 22-25, F Aug 17

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    Hello everyone, I was wondering

    if anyone here is an airforce wife? Please message me. I just have some few questions that I would want know. Thank you.
    kmlvsrb kmlvsrb 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    This experience has taught me

    that love is far from selfish, patience will answer all the questions you whispered and believed to have not been heard, and that when things get hard it’s much easier to walk away and avoid any possible chance of coming into contact with pain but true love will fight even...
    adriare adriare 18-21, F Jul 24

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    I need y'all's help ladies.

    My boyfriend just called and told me if we get married once he comes back from basic I can go live with him. That's what I really want but, One, I don't want to disappoint my mom, Two I really wanted to go to my dream university, but I really don't want to spend 8 months from...
    Noemiandrade96 Noemiandrade96 18-21, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    ~2013 January 18th, I start talking to this guy.

    February 18th, after a month of talking, this guy gives me my first kiss. February 22nd, this "guy" asks me to be his girlfriend at a Sadies dance. Sometime in April, he's my first.... February 22nd - August 1st, my boyfriend gives me the best 5 months of my entire life...
    Mynameisolivia Mynameisolivia 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 1

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    My engagement ring from my Marine :) can't wait

    to embark on this new journey with him <3 any military wives have some advice for a soon to be marine wife? I've been a military girlfriend for 3 years but I've obviously never lived on base or anything like that, I would love some pointers :)
    lifeisabeautifulstruggle19 lifeisabeautifulstruggle19 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    Just had a 30 minute phone call not

    even 5 minutes ago and I miss him already! 😍😢
    gwendolyn45 gwendolyn45 70+, F 3 days ago

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    Me & Mike (my husband) are legit falling asleep

    on the phone right now. We use to do this all the time before he joined the corps. Crazy thing is he's in SOI right now lol. He told me he wanted to fall asleep on the phone tonight. Even thou their phones are def suppose to be away he still finds ways to talk to me as much as...
    Camrynn19 Camrynn19 18-21, F Dec 15, 2013

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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

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    Can I send him two birthday cards

    or is that too much? I found two cards that are awesome
    Noemiandrade96 Noemiandrade96 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 12

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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

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    I got my first letter from him

    since I have moved into my dorm! It made me so happy to see that letter in my mailbox. I bet our letters crossed ways in the mail! I can't wait to hear back from him again soon. ❤️
    bayleejoelle bayleejoelle 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 26

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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

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    Noemiandrade96 Noemiandrade96 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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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

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    My boyfriend is at BCT

    and called me last week but I missed his call. So I am just assuming he will call me around the same time again on the same day. If that is so is he limited calls?
    j10413b j10413b 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 17

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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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    gwendolyn45 gwendolyn45 70+, F 6 days ago

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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

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    My soldier called me last night!

    !!!! I was so happy I almost cried. We got to talk for almost 6 minutes and it was the best thing ever. He also sent me a video of him talking to me because he knew how badly I wanted to see him. And he said he talked to the guys about marrying me. Oh my lord I love my soldier so...
    bayleejoelle bayleejoelle 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 31

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    My boyfriend just left like 4 days ago

    and I feel so depressed I don't know what to do its just so hard we go from talking everyday to talking once a day and that only because his in reception wait till he really starts I don't know what I'm going to do with my self
    keyairaaaa keyairaaaa 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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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

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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

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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

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    Is it bad that I can't be strong enough

    for him? I don't even know if I can let him go in a couple months.
    HannahStone HannahStone 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 11

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    Well I need some advice on some preparations I

    can do to make it easier when my baby leaves. We still have a month and a week in a half left til he goes to bt for 5 months. Im dreading the day he has to leave. We've been only dating for 2 months but he's my best friend. I tell him everything, I go to him when im stressed or...
    mykalexa mykalexa 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 31

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    gwendolyn45 gwendolyn45 70+, F Sep 14

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    I've been so stressed out.

    There is so much going on in my life and the one person I can tell everything can't be here right now. Missing him more than ever. 😔😔😔😢
    ArmyGirlfriend1019 ArmyGirlfriend1019 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 6

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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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    I'm engaged!! I'm engaged!

    ! I'm the happiest girl in the world!
    Georgiagirl86 Georgiagirl86 26-30, F 5 Responses Aug 1

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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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