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I Am a Young Military Girlfriend Or Wife

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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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    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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    Is there anyone from Fort Polk

    that can talk to me about housing? I have lots of questions and would really love someone who has lived there to help! Thank you to anyone who replies :)
    FHart3 FHart3 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    To all the MILSOS who are feeling lonely

    without their SO.... It gets better. My boyfriend just got done with basic on Friday so we got to talk for the whole weekend and it was the best weekend I've had since he left. It's also unfortunate for us because he's injured so he has to go through another 9 weeks with another...
    sandrew42 sandrew42 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    Anyone ever have parents

    who don't approve of your other half because of the military or just because some mistakes in the past ??????
    kellner27 kellner27 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    earthlingcc11 earthlingcc11 26-30, F 22 hrs ago

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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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    Got to talk to my marine all day yesterday

    and it helped big time glad he gets his phone on the weekend. 8 more weeks to go, just making us stronger as we go ❤️
    eicheremily eicheremily 18-21, F 20 hrs ago

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    Well my BF was supposed to be leaving

    for the marines bootcamp in January, but just last night he told me he was interested in doing Air Force now.. He's already signed the contract for the marines and his MOS. does anyone know if he can do this?
    killlarose killlarose 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 16

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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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    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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    Anyone have a relationship

    that goes on and off for years ? I feel like no one understand because dating in the military is hard .I feel like his family and friends look at us like how long this going to last .I feel like his family don't understand dating him is different than being a family member that...
    kellner27 kellner27 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    My boyfriend is leaving a day earlier

    for boot camp.. 😕 I wanna crawl in a hole
    HisPrincessRach HisPrincessRach 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    This guy messaged me today on Facebook saying

    how all men in the Navy are the same and that my husband is probably cheating on me and I wouldn't find out about it until his pay got cut. I'm not sure if I'm more upset about him degrading the Navy men as a whole or saying my husband is cheating. I know my husband, I know he's...
    SunnyRaye SunnyRaye 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I am realizing that Saturdays are the worst!

    since I have no one to be with >:( but I do think I am getting better little by little.
    etrigo etrigo 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jun 25

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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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    well pretty sure my boyfriend

    and I just broke up... not sure what to even do with myself right now.. he won't take any of my calls or texts and just said he decided he still has feelings for me but doesn't love me because love is too strong of a word... he says bc I told him I love him he felt obligated to...
    Alli4772 Alli4772 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 21

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    UPDATE: my "boyfriend"

    and I talked things out... we have decided that we will be going back to square one... we are no longer officially a couple bc the whole thing is apparently stressing him out... I guess the military really does change people... I continue to hope that we will eventually get back...
    Alli4772 Alli4772 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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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 7 Responses Apr 25

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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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    sashakimi4 sashakimi4 16-17, F Jul 30, 2014

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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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    soooo living in North Carolina is way different

    than Chicago, but I'm glad I'm finally here with my hubs ?
    j37x j37x 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 21

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    My fb getting married at court house

    when he comes back from over seas .He wants to buy me a wedding ring but told me to send him picture of the kind of ring .How do I shop for a wedding ring there things I want on there like color and design that I can't find together.How can he buy the ring when he in Japan and I...
    kellner27 kellner27 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    My boyfriend of almost 2 years left

    for Parris Island this morning. He should be in Georgia by now. As soon as I got home I cranked up the volume on my phone so that I could hear my phone when he calls. I had a cryfest for an hour and then took a nap. Being at MEPS and watching him stand with the other recruits...
    Emlohsl Emlohsl 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 10

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    so we're yet again back to no emotion

    and him being so cold towards me... I'm starting to think there might be another girl involved... every time I try to talk to him about why things are the way they are between us, he says "i don't know" and that's all he will say... this is not the same person I fell for... not...
    Alli4772 Alli4772 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 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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    Had a pretty rough week.

    Everyone I work with on my shift gets to go home to their spouse and kids while I come home to an empty apartment every night. I try not to burden them with how I feel, but today I just lost it. I've kept my feelings in for months and today my LPO pulled me aside then I broke...
    SunnyRaye SunnyRaye 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    I have known my boyfriend

    for 6 years, we have been close for about 4 of those years, we have been dating on and off again for almost 9 months because I was afraid to commit and have a long distance relationship.. but now I am ready to commit and be his "official" girlfriend and I know he is the man I...
    Alli4772 Alli4772 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 21

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    Me and another Army wife went out on a all day

    date! Probably the best time I've had since he left!:)
    Carliza0425 Carliza0425 16-17 2 Responses Apr 28

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    My boyfriend wrote in one of his letters

    while at basic training , "the girls in my platoon tell me that all the girls in my company refer to me as the hot soldier and talk about me" like what is the purpose of telling me this? He is a past cheater and I don't understand how that could make me feel good. I know I am...
    kat115nk kat115nk 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 14

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    just went to my boyfriends twitter

    and read his last tweet..I feel like crawling into a little hole make myself into a ball and cry all night
    etrigo etrigo 16-17, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    For some reason I thought it would be a good

    idea to look up information on deployments when i knew it would probably just hurt. Can anyone reassure me on anything? 12 months? Im gonna struggle with just basic..Is it really as bad as everyone says? Help :/
    CaspieK CaspieK 13-15, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Hello everyone! I'm back

    after a looong summer. I am engaged (just got my ring back resized today! it was a 7 but I turned out to be a 4.5!), my fiancé is still in a neck brace and his condition is pretty bad and the military is not giving any cares. It seems as if they only remember about him when...
    sailorsgf0314 sailorsgf0314 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 19

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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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    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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    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 shipped out

    for basic day and its been extremely difficult lately. :(
    CaspieK CaspieK 13-15, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Homesick.. But for my man.

    . Hmm "bae-sick" ?!
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 26

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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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    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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    so I finally worked up the courage to tell my

    mom about my boyfriend and I... her reaction couldn't have been better. she told me she trusts my instincts and knows I will do what's best for me... I was so thrilled with her reaction, I called my boyfriend to tell him... he got extremely upset with me for telling her and told...
    Alli4772 Alli4772 18-21, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I keep wondering what he's doing right now,

    how he's doing, when I'll get his address... No knowing anything is killing me.
    TaylorT1216 TaylorT1216 18-21, F 6 Responses Aug 12

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    I have gone weeks on end without talking to him,

    but I always knew he would be talking to me if he could be... now its been only 24 hours and I feel so confused and lost...
    Alli4772 Alli4772 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 22

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