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I Am a Young Military Wife

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    I'm Shannon, I'm 18 and married to the love of my life. He's Security Forces in the Air Force. He just got back from a 7 month deployment to Afghanistan in December and is already getting ready to be out the door again on his next deployment to Kuwait for another 6 months. This...
    airforcewife08 airforcewife08 18-21, F Feb 16, 2013

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    Military Wife At 16

    It takes hope, faith, and courage to be a miitary wife! Its a very challenging job especially if your only 16 years young and pregnant! Yeah, thats me!!     My name is cristal light 16, from albuquerque, new mexico! I got married excactly 6 months ago, may 17th, 2...
    cristal58288 cristal58288 16-17, F 5 Responses Nov 17, 2008

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    Unexpected Life Turns

    So my fiance is in the navy and i met him a week after he got back from a deployment. We fell in love right away and we both are happier than ever. I told my parents I was dating a guy in the military and was completely honest about him and who he was and his job. They told me...
    sailorlovecqm sailorlovecqm 18-21, F Jul 9, 2013

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    Very Tough But I Am Getting Used To It

    my boyfriend is in the army and we met when he and i were stationed at edinburgh castle. he used to tell me stories about when he was touring in iraq and affganistan. we started dating and recently he has been deployed to affganistan. i have recently been honorably discharged...
    june1616 june1616 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 17, 2013

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    Young Military Wife

    hi i am a young military wife, i just turned 18 and my husband is 25. we are going through our first deployment and have survived it. we got married in july and he got deployed in august so we havent had much time together but we will when he gets home he is suppose to be cominh...
    felgaboo felgaboo 18-21, F 14 Responses Apr 21, 2008

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    bmpcasting bmpcasting 31-35, M 5 days ago

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    Inferiority...

    Maybe one day I will feel truely good nough for you, as of today I do not. Maybe someday I will feel like I deserve you, as of now I feel like dead weight that you have been forced to carry around with you.I hate the way people look at us, as if to say why her? Because i will...
    younglovers94 younglovers94 18-21, F Oct 30, 2012

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    Juggling Marriage and Education

      It's great to hear the stories of fellow military wives. Here's mine: my husband and I just got married this past December and he's scheduled to leave for Iraq in May. I'm in college and not currently living with my husband due to his quickly approaching deployment. I...
    Anam2Cara Anam2Cara 18-21, F 8 Responses Jan 26, 2009

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    New To This! Scared And Excited

    Hey my boyfriend and I is getting married in Sept. Right now he is in basic training. He been there for two months,he have one month left. I been so lonely without him, so sad and always waiting for his calls. I don't know how imma make it as an army wife, if i just can't take...
    OAllen OAllen 18-21, F Aug 3, 2013

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    Mrs. Sgt. Perry

    I am a soon-to-be military wife. My fiance, Trey, is getting ready for his first deployment while I am planning our wedding. We plan to be married in late Spring, early Summer of 2014 in the small town where I love, Warrenton NC. We live three hours apart right now, as he is in...
    EmilyRuth85 EmilyRuth85 26-30 1 Response Feb 7, 2013

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    Married My Marine @18

    Im amber i have been with my marine for 5 almost 6 years now and we got married just 9short days after i turned 18 he is 21 and i couldnt be happier to be a young marine wife. I can do with out this deployment but i think everyone could do without those lol. I have been through...
    USMCwife32709 USMCwife32709 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 22, 2009

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    Great Couple Of Days

    So yesterday I was working on a paper for my Political Science class, which was just killing me with boredom. I heard my phone buzz and I didn't think anything of it at first cause I knew no one was texting me and my husband was at work already. I checked it a couple minutes...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Feb 27, 2012

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    The Silent Ranks

    Well I got married to my husband who is in the Air Force when I was 18. Now I am 22 and  yes we are stilll happily married. I must say though it is not easy at all being married, and being married to the military is even harder. I have grown soo much in the past 4 years. I...
    marimalaret marimalaret 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 24, 2008

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    High School Sweethearts

    me and my husband have been married for 9 months now. We have known each other since freshmen year,  for him it was love at first sight for me i was more congregated on the first day of high school lol. He became my friend right away, and then we fell in love. There more to...
    Saiaino Saiaino 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 13, 2009

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    Support

    Me and my fiancee have been together for about two years now and he is currently in tech school for the Air Force, we dated in High School and broke up right before I left for college because he wasn't sure the military would work out and he was afraid he would hold me back from...
    KDNicolePeh KDNicolePeh 18-21, F Jul 18, 2013

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    Heyyy Ladies!:)

    I'm Breauna from Dallas, Texas! My Husband and I have been together for 5 long and beautiful years. He's a Marine with an MOS of security forces. We are both in our very early 20's (Im 21 & he's 20) We have a beautiful baby princess named Dahlia<3 I would love to get to know...
    SmileysPrincess SmileysPrincess 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 17, 2013

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    My Sailor.my Hero

    Hey all you Navy girlfriends, fiances, wives, boyfriends, husbands, etc!!!!!! Come on over to My Sailor.My Hero on Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/MySailor.MyHero We are a group for any and all Navy s/os and family members! We love sharing stories and pictures, answering...
    caitc91 caitc91 18-21, F Dec 9, 2012

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    Shortly after graduating high school,

    I moved in with the love of my life. We were engaged and perfectly okay with taking it slow and not rushing to get married. A few months later my husband got orders to Hawaii, so of course we didn't hesitate to get married. This man is my soul mate, I love him more than anything...
    storyemily storyemily 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 6

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    Mysailor.my Hero

    Come check out my facebook support page, My Sailor.My Hero!!! We do giveaways, play games and answer questions/advice! help us reach 2,500 followers for our next GIVEAWAY! (the last prize was a pandora style Navy bracelet, so stay tuned for our next one!) COME JOIN US! www...
    caitc91 caitc91 18-21, F Oct 24, 2012

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    Im So Young

    Im only in highschool, Im only 14. But yet before i get negative comments ive been through SO much pain and suffering that i feel like I am his age,18. I sit here and I wait for him to come home and I focus on school to make him proud. He's the best thing that has happened to me...
    navygfxo navygfxo 13-15, F 3 Responses Sep 14, 2012

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    Married Within 2 Weeks Of Knowing Each Other, And Soon A Deployment, At The Age Of 19

    So i went online looking for a military man due to the fact that the relationships I had with civilian men always went wrong and my prior military relationship went pretty good! Well i was on this website in the chat room. i had my webcam on as well as many other ppl. I did not...
    Breezie2 Breezie2 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 29, 2010

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    Seabee Wife. ....

    Hi everyone, I'm probably younger than most of you, I'm 17 and will be 18 in February. I got married in May of 2010 to my Navy Seabee who is 20 years old. We have a beautiful little baby boy together and its been very rough this past year since hes been gone. We were engaged...
    aujhrisky aujhrisky 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 29, 2010

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    Needing Advice :/

    I have been with my boyfriend for about 7 months now. I just graduated high school and I turn 18 in a few weeks. He is 19 and has already graduated. He is hoping to leave for Seal boot camp middle of this fall, as long as everything he wants to happen military-wise happens...
    Navybaby13 Navybaby13 18-21 2 Responses Jun 1, 2013

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    Military Wife

    I got married at 18 (40 now) and my husband was in the military for almost 20 years so I have lived through the hard times many of you are experiencing. If you need someone to just talk to feel free to message me anytime.
    Beth40mwf Beth40mwf 36-40, F 5 Responses Feb 7, 2013

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    I'm 18 and my fiancé is about to turn 20.

    We've been together for so long. He's coming home in July to get married, then he'll be going back to his duty station for all the paperwork like deers, housing, etc. I don't get a long with my parents (I still live with them as I am a senior in high school) I plan on going to a...
    Hanguyen101012 Hanguyen101012 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 20

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    Casting Military Girls!

    Are you in love with a man in the military? We’re currently looking for girls of all ages NATIONWIDE that want to share their unique love stories for an exciting new television project. DId you just recently become a military girlfriend/fiancé/wife or have you been strong...
    tinaeisnernews tinaeisnernews 22-25, F Jan 23, 2013

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    Soon To Be Army Wife <3

    So Im 18 and my boyfriend is 18 and we have been talking alot about us getting married before he leaves for basics and after I graduate high school. He hasnt really enlisted yet, but plans to within the next 2 weeks. Its just a really big commitment that I am willing to take. I...
    HesMyArmyHero2013 HesMyArmyHero2013 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 4, 2012

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    I've Been Married To My Soldier For Two Years, And I Think It's Time To Take The Next Step....

    My husband and I have been dating since I was 15 (and he was 16) he joined the army about 6 months after he turned 18. We planned on getting married after I had finished college, but our feelings changed and we just couldn't wait any longer to live with each other, so we got...
    ashrb924 ashrb924 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 2, 2013

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    Young Military Wife

      IDK if everyone else would consider me young to be married but I know a lot do. I'm 23 my husband is 24 and is a Marine and we are stuck in Hawaii. We got married a year and 30 days ago and we lived together over 2 years. Since I have been here I've made one friend who I ended...
    Nonamelids Nonamelids 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 21, 2011

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    I married my husband November 6th 2013.

    He is an army veteran. (Infantry and ranger). We married each other after 3 month of chatting back and forth. Then meeting a few weeks later we were married. Sometimes, aftermath is worse then the actual deployment. My husband is 24, and me 20. He has PTSD and TBI deaf in right...
    RebeccaReynolds RebeccaReynolds 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    It Never Gets Easier...

    YOU JUST GET BETTER! I know how frustrating this lifestyle can be. My fiancé has been in the Navy for two years now and when he first joined I had no clue where to turn to. Our first three years together he golfed professionally and needless to say, this lifestyle was a huge...
    hheidilee hheidilee 22-25, F May 8, 2013

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    Our Love Story! To Be Continued In England...

    Summer of 2010 is when it all started, all because of a Facebook post. I had done a "tbh" status and this cute guy, Jaron, happened to like it. So I wrote on his wall and then he private messaged me and we got to talking... We hung out alll summer but it ended too fast. And he...
    afwife525 afwife525 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 20, 2012

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    Young Military Wife and Lonely =(

     Hey...I'm new to here...needed some support and found this site... My husbands in the Navy he's a corpsman and works with the marines. Currently at Camp pendelton in Cali. I moved from IL to here and I love the weather but it gets lonely alot while he's gone. I...
    xoxloveletter xoxloveletter 18-21, F 5 Responses Jan 25, 2009

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    How To Stay Together But Not Hurt Him?

    My boyfriend is a marine, he is 20 years old and I'm 21 and we've been together for just about a year now. He often talks about many of his friends getting engaged as this is often the norm for many military couples. Though we have yet to have a serious conversation about...
    carra2044 carra2044 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 3, 2013

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    Navy Nuke Wife And Loving It (:

    hi, name is chelsea and i am a new navy wife. my husband is an ET and will work on a sub when we get to our next duty station in less than 2 months (fingers crossed for california). i am so proud and excited to be a wife but i am nervous about a new move and him being on a...
    mrschelseabailey mrschelseabailey 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 6, 2012

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    Can Anyone Help Me?

     So I'm not quite a military wife YET. I'm 19 and he's 20, he wants to get married this June when he gets home from AIT in the 2 weeks that he is home before he gets stationed. But right now, I am living up to my family's expectations and going to Washington State University...
    HesMyArmyHero HesMyArmyHero 22-25, F 16 Responses Feb 22, 2009

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    Ugh, I Need To Fix This Fast!

    My sleeping pattern is all wrong, i goes to sleep at 4 or 5AM and won't wake up till 11 or 12PM. My fiancee will be home in nine days and he complains about me going to sleep late and waking up late. He says he wakes up at 4 am and goes to sleep at 10 pm at boot camp. I don't...
    OAllen OAllen 18-21, F Aug 21, 2013

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    Married a Soldier At 18

    I am 18 and married.  My husband is in the amry!  I am a very proud army wife!  He left 14 days after we got married.  Since then I have only got to spend 4 days!!!  I get lonely but it is worth it!!  I would not trade my life for anything in the...
    mrssweat mrssweat 18-21, F 5 Responses Oct 27, 2008

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    I Am So F*cking Sick Of People Acting Like This!!!

    All of my "friends" are being really ******* annoying. Tonight I really missed my fiancé so I did the 30 minute drive from my college to the academy and hung out with him for 30 minutes. When I got back my friend was like "umm you know that since you guys are going to be...
    lindseyrae lindseyrae 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 3, 2012

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    A Day Longer, A Day Stronger!

    Hello everyone! I am a Navy fiancé, soon to be Navy wife in October! I’ve been dealing with military life for the past two years now and I’ve found that it’s easier to deal with when you make friends with people going through the same things as you. I’ve created two...
    hheidilee hheidilee 22-25, F May 30, 2013

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    Almost Wed

    Hey my name is sashiana n like some of the storys i read im a young wife Me & my fiance has been together for two years and he chose this army thing which is ok for us we dont mind traveling or any of that but he had a crazy past which lead to him having 3 kids in his teenage...
    sashiana sashiana 16-17, F 1 Response May 18, 2013

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    Gonna Miss!

    I was on the phone with my love and he started telling me all the things that he loves about me!! Like the way I laugh and my eyes...I started crying not just because it was sweet but because I couldn't help but think that when he leaves things are going to change! I'm scared...
    Sophlady1 Sophlady1 16-17, F Jan 9, 2011

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    "hurry Up And Wait."

    I guess that's our new motto, haha. It's always a waiting game with the military. Hurry up to do what they say, then wait for them for more information. I've known my husband for about 8 years and we dated for four years. We have recently gotten married (August 17, 2012). He...
    imhisdove imhisdove 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 27, 2012

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    Time Difference

    Every day I know exactly when I need to be on my computer with skype pulled up and ready to go. I know exactly when my phone should be buzzing with a message from my husband. With him in Japan I have a 15 hour difference I have to deal with. I know his schedule and how it...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 9, 2012

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    Im 18 And An Army Wife

    Hii im ashley im 18 and I just recently got married to my husband who joined to be in the army. I am a bit nervous at whats to come with his deployments and the first place we'll move. I am currently 33 weeks pregnant with our son so im also going to be a new mom. My husband...
    aqua18 aqua18 18-21, F Oct 24, 2012

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    Newlywed Navy Wife Who Could Use Some Advide...

    Hi my name is Jen and I am a 31 year old newly married Navy wife. I am having such a hard time with this transition and the distance and worst the not knowing or ever being able to plan. My husband and I dated 3.5 years when he decided to join the Navy. He left for bootcamp Feb...
    jenys34 jenys34 31-35 Mar 17, 2013

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    Marrying my fiancé in a month,

    so I'm moving near Fort Bragg, NC. I want to make new friends so I won't feel alone.
    cortezclarii cortezclarii 18-21, F Mar 19

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    Young Military Wife.

    How many ladies grew up and pictured themselves as military wives? Watching movies that made a fantasy of attractive men leaving their beautiful wives at home to fight a never ending battle. Forming groups and making friends with other military wives, to make time pass by until...
    Ssr2007 Ssr2007 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 2, 2013

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    Sailor's Wife-a Whole New World

    Hi :) My name is Jade, I am 19, and I recently got married. I threw all my friends and family for a loop when I sprung that news on them. My husband Chris is in the Navy and when he was in boot camp, through letters, we decided we would get married while he was in A school, so I...
    JadeChristina JadeChristina 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 20, 2012

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