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I Am Afraid to Let My Boyfriend Go Off to the Army

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    Nick <3

     i can't remember a time when nick wasn't in my life, and i really i don't want to remember, hes in the army and soon to go to training, it kills me everytime he goes, so how am i going to deal when he leaves. I am so proud of him for what he is doing hes an amazing lad for...
    elliebug elliebug 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 21, 2010

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    Counting the Days!

    Parish and I have been together for a year and a half... he is going into the army basic training in the next few months (we're not sure of the date yet). And i am SO nervous! I cant be away from him for 2 days, i dont know how well im going to take it. But i love him! and with...
    hehasmyheart23 hehasmyheart23 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 3, 2008

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    Military Worries

    My boyfriend of nearly a year has decided he wants to go into the army. He has been accepted into a military defence college of which I will not see him for months on end. I'm scared of the day he starts(which will be soon) as he is a massive support to me and I usually see him...
    musicmilitary musicmilitary 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 23, 2013

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    Damned If I Do And Damned If I Dont

    I started liking someone I "met" online. He told me he's joining the navy and i freaked out. My mother told me to cut contact, and i was so low i listened to her for a week thinking maybe she is right. Well a week later i felt better, stronger, thought id be able to either handle...
    Girlintrouble1194 Girlintrouble1194 18-21, F May 9, 2013

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    I Don't Want Him Too.

    I'm scared my boyfriend will go to the armed forces. He says he wants too and he just turned 18. We have been together for 1 year and a little over 3 months. We have talked about it but.. He doesn't understand..
    Rock9762 Rock9762 13-15, F Dec 28, 2012

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    Elizabeth's Story

    Hi I am Elizabeth I am 16 years old me and my boyfriend Gunnar have been together for 12 months now he is thinking about going into the army i just don't really know how to deal with not seeing him for a long amount of time and also worrying about him all of the time i support...
    ElizabethMichelle ElizabethMichelle 16-17 Jan 28, 2012

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    My Story

    My name is Amanda and i love my boyfriend and me and him have been dating for 7 months now. he has told me he wants to join the army and i am supportive of whatever he wants to do but i am just afraid of how i am going to deal with him being gone when he does join and goes to...
    aaa18256 aaa18256 18-21, F 2 Responses May 23, 2008

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    Im Afraid

    im elizabeth and ive been with my boyfriend jesse for 3 weeks now.he told me that he was joining the army one we started going out. Im afraid that when he leaves we wont be able to contact eachother. And if somehing happened to me he would have no way of finding out.
    lizz16 lizz16 16-17, F May 12, 2012

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    Army Boyfriend

     me and my boyfriend have been together 3 years now, a few months ago he got the sack from his job and his dad is forcing him into the army which he as always wanted to do secretly since he was younger and he thinks it will be an amazing experince for him and i dont wanna...
    teddy4pudding teddy4pudding 16-17 1 Response Nov 3, 2008

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    Related Experiences

    My story is long but worth it. Enjoy :)I've been in a relationship with my man for a little over 2 years. A little over a year ago he told me he joined the Army, he also began to...
    Psmurfff Psmurfff 18-21, F Apr 20

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    My situation is similar to many posted here, same players, similar situation and same result - we as parents, are suffering our children's poor choices. The loser boyfriend is the...
    applebrat applebrat 51-55, F Apr 14

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    My best friend for 5 years who just happens to now be my boyfriend of 9 months leaves for basic training in Oklahoma in June & I'm already stressing about missing him. Maybe it's...
    alyssa44 alyssa44 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 6

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    I am very afraid. I live in turmoil every single day. I depend upon a theory that I substituted my own definition for and this theory is “Mind Over Matter”. The substitution...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    My boyfriend is stationed in Germany. Right now he's out in the field, or preparing to be out there. As if being in a different country isn't distance enough. This whole month has...
    CestLaVegan CestLaVegan 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 19

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    Ok hate is a bit strong but I need to know if I'm being unreasonable. My boyfriend's sister has caused tension to the point where we are on the verge of breaking up over it. I...
    Alp32 Alp32 26-30 Apr 26

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    So y'all I'm happy to announce that I'm now officially a army FIANCÉ! I'm super excited as y'all can tell! He asked me a few weeks ago! I got to see him for a whole month! He's...
    lizzie0714 lizzie0714 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 19

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    I had been with my boyfriend for 3 years. He's a head coach for a traveling softball team & one of his assistant coaches (who has a daughter on the team) is female. Apparently they...
    jahill1721 jahill1721 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 20

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    My boyfriend is in basic training and he graduates in 3 days and I am beyond excited to see him!!! But I don't know if it's because I think to much.... But I'm so scared that he...
    armygirlfriend40 armygirlfriend40 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 6

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    Starting to do my open when letters for my boyfriend <333
    hks92 hks92 22-25, F Apr 12

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    My boyfriend just got to fort sill for basic and he got to call and told me he would be out of contact for seven to ten days. No calls or letters. Is anyone else's bf at fort sill...
    sammyw242 sammyw242 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 16

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    So I got what will probably be my last letter from my guy, the good news is that he past his last PT test, the bad news is, he nearly cracked his sternum, he is sore, but he is...
    AshAshyAshley AshAshyAshley 22-25, F Apr 16

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    Its been 114 days since I've seen my man, I had one call from him about a month or so after he left, but other then that its been nothing but letters. I've got 8 more days to go...
    dannygirl656 dannygirl656 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    5 years ago when i was younger I wondered what my boyfriend would be like. i still don't have a boyfriend, simply because i don't project myself out to be looking for a...
    vinnyvinyal vinnyvinyal 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 7

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    So my boyfriend who I have been with since 21.02.2014 got sent to jail on Wednesday 8th April 2015 and it was totally unexpected. We thought he would receive a secure surveillance...
    zoe1995 zoe1995 18-21, F Apr 26

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    I baby shop for my cousins shower and always say to myself I will never be at the point where I will have a family. I want a family and am afraid it will never happen to me. I am...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 5 days ago

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    So recently I finally got to visit my love for the first time I was so happy to see him just imagine me all cheesy smiling wide and everything. Looked extra Chinese haha but...
    Nessie14 Nessie14 18-21, F Apr 7

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    I think the distress I'm enduring here in Middlesbrough with the health professional or the staff at Webb house supported housing is because I'm receiving benefits and I'm...
    restlessuk restlessuk 31-35, F Apr 7

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    My bf is stationed at fort Gordon my bf and I just made it official a few weeks ago after dating for a year. A few weeks ago he came to me and had a talk about how he feels like he...
    ALnJEAN ALnJEAN 22-25, F Apr 11

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    I can't remember exactly how old I was during this time, but I was in my second year of kindergarten. My mom met this man. I don't know how old he was at the time, he was black...
    moose73630 moose73630 16-17, M 2 Responses Apr 12

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    Getting blown off by my boyfriend hurts more than anything. I wish it wouldn't. I'm sensitive and I hate myself for it
    easedmysoul easedmysoul 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 12

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    Good morning my fellow army wife's and girlfriends. Today let's do something small to show him we care!!!
    jewelsjohnson jewelsjohnson 22-25 Apr 21

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    so I'm seeing my boyfriend after 3 long months again ! when he came back on leave we only sent 1 month together and he asked me out his last week. I'm so excited yet so nervous to...
    karlathol karlathol 18-21, F Apr 6

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    Me and my boyfriend will be together a year in July. He's stationed 6 hours away from me. The distance is hard but I no it's all worth it in the end. He told me a few weeks ago he...
    hks92 hks92 22-25, F Apr 11

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    time has come only 2 hours away from seeing my boyfriend! sooo excited!
    karlathol karlathol 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 17

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    I just miss my boyfriend so much
    hks92 hks92 22-25, F Apr 18

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    We'll have been together for a year in May. Our relationship is built on being there for each other when we're weak, as well as when we're strong. When he's weak, he really is. He...
    ioti ioti 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 20

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    my boyfriend is soon to be leaving for basic. what do should I expect? I'm so worried.
    hannahfarmer hannahfarmer 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 20

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    beginning to understand why so many military spouses can't stand the military girlfriends/boyfriends. too much whining about the separation, why haven't they called, there acting...
    Unknown012 Unknown012 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 23

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    I was in love with this woman who fell in love with me we work together at the library she was a janitor and I was the security guard it's a bad town that needs a security guard...
    dfries63 dfries63 46-50, M Apr 23

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    My boyfriend is serving time at cook county jail in Illinois. Can anybody let me know how good time off works? Like if there on good behavior there sentence get reduced.?
    Katrina8113 Katrina8113 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    Ok I don't know if I'm over thinking this. Last week this guy I'll call him Will, ended our affair just as it started. We were really good friends but he's married. We've been...
    OneStonedGirl OneStonedGirl 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    So lately I guess I've been really "kept to myself" about stuff and he told me that from now on he just wants to know about everything that is on my mind. I didn't think that it...
    ArmyGF2014 ArmyGF2014 18-21, F Apr 8

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