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I Am a Young Military Girlfriend Or Wife

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    I just had one of the best nights of my life

    yet on my way home I couldn't help but wishing that he was there with me. My heart aches, it's his first weekend away at MCT and I'm terrified he won't get a phone call tomorrow.
    careuhambur careuhambur 16-17, F 17 hrs 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, 2014

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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'm going on a family holiday tomorrow (out of

    the country) and I am not excited at all lol... All I want to do is be with him... I am losing my mind
    ashv44 ashv44 18-21, F 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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    My boyfriend has been gone

    for some time and all he keeps mentioning in all our calls is that he wants me to move in, get married, and start a family. Im all for it, I love him but I'm scared. I want to move in with him but I know once I move out I'm not allowed to come back home. I have very strict...
    piscil piscil 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 22

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    So today were supposed to be getting our

    marriage license and apparently just getting a marriage license doesn't mean your married. my fiancé doesn't know that but I guess well both be finding that out today :P just kinda wanna get everything done and over with because it's so stressful and I'm soo nervous to the...
    infinitelovexo infinitelovexo 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 7

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    I am in a LGBT relationship with my soon to be

    MP. She just left for basic training a few days ago. Also being in a long distance relationship before she left, communication was our basis of our relationship. Now with no communication and being alone in a new area is making everything so much harder. I don't know what to do...
    makaelaf3 makaelaf3 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 21

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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 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 2 Responses Mar 5

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    mustloveariel mustloveariel 18-21, F Feb 26

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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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    I miss him so much! He has been playing jokes

    on my lately in his letters. I guess he thinks April 1st goes on all April :/ oh well... Some of his jokes are funny once I figure out they are jokes!:D At least I know he's having fun!
    Carliza0425 Carliza0425 16-17 Apr 7

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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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    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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    I fell in love with a marine in two days.

    We are now dating and we've only known each other for a month. He said he loved me. Everything happened so fast and my friends think I'm crazy.
    embastian embastian 18-21, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Is there anyone that's going to be up tonight

    that wants to talk? I just need someone to talk to.
    Carliza0425 Carliza0425 16-17 2 Responses 5 days ago

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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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    sashakimi4 sashakimi4 16-17, F Jul 30, 2014

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    http://www.gofundme.com/ovr1os If someone can

    help us by either donating or spreading the word we will appreciated it thank you.
    val8788 val8788 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 20

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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 boyfriend is coming home in August,

    but his BCT graduation is soon, so I get to fly down to see him. 22 days. I can't wait!
    elisabeth1328 elisabeth1328 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    They posted on Facebook

    that we get calls tonight!!!!:D I'm so excited!!!!!! ????
    Carliza0425 Carliza0425 16-17 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Can anyone give me some advice!

    ! Me and my sailor are getting married during his leave after A-school and he already got his orders but I'm not on them. i know we will have to move our own things to wherewe will be stationed at. can any one tell me how things works when it comes to moving in ? what moving...
    Zkrystal13 Zkrystal13 18-21, F 3 Responses 7 hrs ago

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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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    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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    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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    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 2 days ago

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