I Am a Young Military Wife

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 376 People

    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
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jul 14, 2014

    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

    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

    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

    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
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Dec 2, 2013

    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

    My husband and I just got married

    and he leaves for boot camp in three weeks I need some kind of advice really bad! Someone I can talk to :(
    tylor555 tylor555
    18-21, F
    Oct 26, 2015

    It's my first PCS move.

    My husband is in South Korea. I am not sure what needs to be done and/or where to start.
    kalz17 kalz17
    26-30, F
    2 Responses May 13, 2015

    Does anyone know if checking out of the

    barracks has anything to do with receiving BAH?
    Vianna1217 Vianna1217
    18-21, F
    Mar 13, 2015

    I have recently turned 19,

    and I am married to an amazing Marine. We have two girls, and I wouldn't want it to be any other way. But, sometimes I feel really alone. I feel like no one that I know really understands, considering I'm the first military wife in my family. He is in Japan right now, and we are...
    BrookeOrlando BrookeOrlando
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jun 2, 2015

    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
    2 Responses Jul 3, 2013

    I am not military wife,

    but I want to thank those of you who are. You and your family sacrifice every day for my safety and freedom. It is a hard life to live and no one seems to recognize all that you do. Thank you! Thanks for raising your kids for months at a time without dad. Thanks for going...
    dovie6 dovie6
    36-40, F
    1 Response May 7, 2015

    Me and my boyfriend been together

    for 6 months his still in ait school. I miss him so much I can't wait to see his face in 4 month. 😆😍😍
    marieliza1994 marieliza1994
    22-25, F
    1 Response Feb 5, 2015

    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
    22-25, F
    Jul 18, 2013

    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, 2014

    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

    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

    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

    Ever since we've gotten married last month I've

    realllly been having that baby fever... :O is this normal??
    infinitelovexo infinitelovexo
    22-25, F
    May 7, 2015

    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

    "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

    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

    Finally home. And my husband amazed me this

    time he came to the airport with flowers. And we went shopping and I got home and had new uggs waiting for me. I'm falling in love all over again. He's so sweet :)
    AmberNykkol AmberNykkol
    18-21, F
    Oct 17, 2015

    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, 2014

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    amelcc11 amelcc11
    26-30, F
    Aug 3, 2015

    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

    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

    So me and my husband just got married

    and now he is going to be gone for the next 9 months. What is the main pieces of advice you would give me to get through those 9 months?
    droze524 droze524
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 7

    I been with my boyfriend

    for 6 years. Next April is when he comes home and we get married. We had on and off relationship only because he been station over japan for 2 years at the time or deployment .He has not been station state side much for the past 6 years. We really love each other and everyone...
    kellner27 kellner27
    18-21, F
    Mar 1

    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

    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

    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

    bmpcasting bmpcasting
    36-40, M
    Sep 26, 2014

    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
    22-25, F
    1 Response Aug 21, 2013

    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
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Oct 2, 2013

    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

    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

    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
    18-21, F
    1 Response May 18, 2013

    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
    22-25, F
    Aug 3, 2013

    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
    15 Responses Feb 22, 2009

    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

    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

    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
    2 Responses Feb 20, 2014

    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
    22-25
    2 Responses Jun 1, 2013

    I'm 23 going on 24 this Sunday,

    and I feel so lonely without my husband here. With him gone on deployment really hurts my soul-heart. My cure of treatment for all this, I use my perfectionist to model my feelings away.... I am a proud Military wife, and will always stay truthful to my man in uniform.
    pesimk pesimk
    22-25, F
    Aug 2, 2015

    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

    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

    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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