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    Hey everyone so i need some advice on how this

    works. My boyfriend will be done with BMT in september. and then after that he'll be going to tech school for only two months. he'll be done in november basically. and i'm only 17th. So legally i can't get married but he will be permanently stationed where ever in December i...
    christinabazan christinabazan 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I have gotten so many letters in the mail these

    past 2 weeks. I love being able to respond to his letters and actually hear about his days. He offered to buy my plane ticket to see him graduate, and that honestly felt so good. Just to know that he wants to see me as much as I want to see him. He always draws these quirky...
    brennx33 brennx33 16-17, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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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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    ashv44 ashv44 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 25

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    Ugh only 3 more weeks

    and two days left of school and they could not go by any slower! I'm just so ready to go and pack up my things and move in with my husband already! ( it's so weird to call him my husband now) but I'm happy and I miss him and bursting with emotions! I'm anxious, nervous, excited...
    infinitelovexo infinitelovexo 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 14

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    He called today and told me

    that they said he probably won't get 14 days of leave in September the most he will get is 9. Take out 4 days of travel (2here and 2back) That means I only get to see him for 5 days if I'm lucky
    smarchy17 smarchy17 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    There are numerous older men in the world

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    tessaccaa tessaccaa 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    I am completely new to being a military

    so I have so many questions and need some advice and I feel I have no support at all. If anyone could comment/message me I don't know exactly who to turn to
    megandb1092 megandb1092 22-25, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    My boyfriend's got 5months left in gagetown And

    I already miss him so much. I just wish school would start up again so that I could distract myself like last semester when he was gone. Instead I'm on vacation trying to relax but doing nothing puts him on my mind 24/7 imagining what we could be doing together and it makes me...
    Juli4 Juli4 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    my Future airman has been gone

    since June 29th... next week july 29th will make it a month that i haven't spoken to him since he left for BMT. So to all u girls getting letters. Cherish them... cause quite frankly , I haven't received one and i doubt i will be getting one. I'm just tired of checking the mail...
    shakursqueen shakursqueen 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I'm freaking out a little bit.

    I reached out to my airman's bestfriend as someone to talk to about him. I expressed my fear that while he's gone, I'm worried he'll change the way he feels about me. All he said was that we can't expect for him to be the same. I know there will be a change in HIM but that didn...
    Stutterdoll Stutterdoll 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Hi Ladies, My name is Nia.

    I've pretty much been in the same boat as you guys. My husband is a Navy Veteran. A little about me. Well I'm 19 and my husband is 21, I'm a full time flight attendant for American Airlines, I graduated high school in June 2013. I'm finishing up my junior year of college(online...
    VaniaAbel VaniaAbel 18-21, F Jun 12

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    ...and there goes my Marine

    for almost a month ! I hope this month goes by faasst..
    j37x j37x 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    lolawolf lolawolf 16-17, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    15 more days. I'm having dreams again,

    some good some bad but I always stay positive so I'm okay. Does anyone else dream about their soldier? I also haven't been sleeping much or well
    BritnyeAE BritnyeAE 18-21, F Jul 20

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    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

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    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

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    Less than a week for our first move to his

    first duty station...15 hours away from my home state but I am more excited than anything! I'll miss my friends of course but we are all moving and starting lives so we all have means to be able to visit one another. Of course I dislike the packing and getting ready for this...
    brenarmywf brenarmywf 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    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

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    So with my boyfriend

    and I being back together, people are starting to express their negative opinions, and we are both having to address the issue(more of which coming from people I know simply because I was the one hurt) but we are doing it well together. We have 20 more days until we are together...
    Semperfi1025 Semperfi1025 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    Sometimes when the pain is unbearable I would

    always look back and wish I had not entered to relationship as hard to maintain as this.
    xazygreece xazygreece 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    I've been in a relationship with my sailor

    for 7 months now, so I'm still new to this type of relationship. With me going to college in a few weeks it's hard trying to stay positive because so many people are not supportive of my decision of having a boyfriend in the military while I'm just entering college. Have any y...
    alyssalew alyssalew 18-21, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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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 4 Responses Feb 13

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    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

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    There are numerous older men in the world

    who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to find women for dating and companionship. The spokesperson reports that many older men have started finding perfect companions through their...
    chriscc11 chriscc11 26-30, F Jul 21

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    My boyfriend just shipped out

    for basic this morning and I don't really know what to do. I'm new to all of this and honestly I just miss him a lot. I'm scared for him and I'm just scared in general. I'm 17, and I really just want him here.
    megem4054 megem4054 18-21, F 10 Responses Jun 29

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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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    How long will it take

    for my boyfriend to receive his letters in basic? He's been there since Tuesday and I've written him everyday so far
    Stutterdoll Stutterdoll 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    There are numerous older men in the world

    who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to find women for dating and companionship. The spokesperson reports that many older men have started finding perfect companions through their...
    chriscc11 chriscc11 26-30, F Jul 21

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    My boyfriend is currently at Westpoint

    where his phone is taken up for three weeks, and I can't see him until November and only for a few days. It has been over a week now since I have seen him or talked to him. We have been dating for a year and a half. The longest we had gone without talking before was probably 12...
    Justsomegirl1519 Justsomegirl1519 16-17, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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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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    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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    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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    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 9 Responses Apr 25

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    Homesick.. But for my man.

    . Hmm "bae-sick" ?!
    ashv44 ashv44 18-21, F Apr 26

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    I've been posting so much.

    I feel so alone so i guess that's the reason behind it. It doesn't help when everyone in your house is in a ****** mood. Feel like i have no one to talk to about things and what puts a downer on it is people being in bad moods when you just need to be around someone to forget...
    christinabazan christinabazan 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 20

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    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

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    These 8 weeks need to go by faster.

    i have no words for how much this all sucks. does anyone else find any comfort in talking to your boyfriend/husbands family while he's away? I don't want to be weird but i just wish i had someone to talk to
    christinabazan christinabazan 16-17, F 6 Responses Jul 20

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    I dont get it. I really dont.

    He told me to give him space and that we should take a break but he is still contacting me every sunday givig me a one hour call asking how am i doing and that he loves me.. Why is he doing all of these?
    xazygreece xazygreece 22-25, F 1 Response 5 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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    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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    😔 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

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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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    What are the chances of my boyfriend cheating

    on me or leaving me while in the army ?
    xoalc xoalc 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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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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