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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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    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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    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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    In A Struggle

    Hi, me and my boyfriend have been together for 4 years and he decided that he wanted to join the service(army) and i listened to his reasoning and his decision sounded kinda final. And i am 100% supportive but how do i deal with him being gone. And the one question i continue to...
    Jan 30, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 boyfriend is 21. We have been dating for a while now. He's my first 'real' boyfriend. I moved in with him about 3 months ago.. I'm finished school and thinking about joining the...
    LovelyJay5232 LovelyJay5232 16-17, F Jul 17

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    My boyfriend and I met online. We started talking and for his birthday I paid for him to visit me. He took a 32 hour bus ride to see me in person for the first time before he left...
    armygirlfriend14 armygirlfriend14 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 15

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    My boyfriend left for boot camp the 16th. The not talking every day is killing me. But Saturday I leave for vacation with his family at their cabin, but there are other family's in...
    armystronggirlfriend54 armystronggirlfriend54 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 22

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    Omg. My boyfriends stepmom just posted on fb that he called her today. His phone is deactivated so he must've used someone else's. I'm freaking out though. Why didn't he call me...
    armygirlfriend14 armygirlfriend14 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    My boyfriend's family and I left him at the airport security area yesterday after watching him swear into the army and having lunch at the airport. He called me quickly after he...
    bayleejoelle bayleejoelle 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    My boyfriend just left yesterday back to his base. We had 18 days of leave to spend together. He is currently Stationed inNew York while I'm here in california. Let me tell you...
    Ajgtv Ajgtv 22-25, F Jul 16

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    Well, where do I start. middle school. I have my best friend who I met back then. We've been friends since then, all through high school and even now till college. During high...
    almostblue almostblue 18-21, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    This really is my favorite show on TV, and I am sure that my friends are sick of me talking about it. I can't believe this group has so few members. I am really hoping to find...
    kathyrice kathyrice 41-45, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I crave the deepest connections with others, yet I'm too afraid to let anyone in. I love to socialize, I love to make friends, and I have a boyfriend. But that true connection has...
    laurennhem laurennhem 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    My boyfriend left for Korea yesterday and I am so sad! I had him for just 10 days! And those 10 days were amazing but it felt like he was home for good until the day finally came...
    heydotwhat heydotwhat 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    My boyfriend has been in the army for a year and the distance is so hard, as all So's already know. Recently I had seriously considered moving to where my boyfriend is, 6 states...
    AmaneU AmaneU 18-21, F Jul 5

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    My boyfriend in the army like I'm starting to under stand that my boyfriend is there like not making me any happy that I live with his parents I'm 19 he 20 I'm going to be 20 in...
    katlyncody katlyncody 18-21, F Jul 6

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    15 and never had a boyfriend but what ever πŸ˜πŸ‘Œ
    PrincessShanti PrincessShanti 13-15, F 12 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    In august of 2012 I started dating my boyfriend, and in October of the same year (just 3 months into our relationship) he was arrested and served 3 months in jail, it was one of...
    ambv ambv 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    Hello I don't know or talk to many army girlfriends. But I definitely would like to id would be nice to have people who know how I feel and understand what were going through or...
    lyssaraelou lyssaraelou 26-30, F Jul 3

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    My boyfriends brother is almost 40 living with us, has no social life and is always trying to get attention. He constantly interrupts us while we are talking as if he has...
    lightbulbjane lightbulbjane 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    I'm totally new to this site.. But I too recently became an army girlfriend. My boyfriend dreams big, and I knew he had been wanting to go into the army national guard. I knew when...
    crysttall13 crysttall13 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Ugh idk what's wrong with me. Suddenly like a wave of emotions just came over me. I've been ok all day. Quiet, but ok. Today was my day off which I haven't had in over two weeks...
    armygirlfriend14 armygirlfriend14 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Let my start off by saying that I'm a Christian and I am gay. I live with both my parents and my younger brother and I have a dog. I've been dating a guy for the past 2 months. We...
    jowaymedina jowaymedina 13-15, M 3 Responses Jul 3

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    I have met my boyfriend's god parents when we first started dating and they are so welcoming and warm. However, my boyfriend is in the army and his parents are military as well. I...
    jlhhlj123 jlhhlj123 22-25, F Jul 12

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    I've gotten two letters this week!!! 😁😁😁 I'm so so happy, everything in this relationship is more than I could have dreamed of. I want to hear his voice and let him know...
    armygirlfriend14 armygirlfriend14 18-21, F Jul 19

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    I've gotten two letters this week!!! 😁😁😁 I'm so so happy, everything in this relationship is more than I could have dreamed of. I want to hear his voice and let him know...
    armygirlfriend14 armygirlfriend14 18-21, F Jul 19

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    I often read and reread the letters he sent me while at Boot Camp just because it is something personal and intimate. I catch myself smiling and laughing once in a while because i...
    mrsgallegos mrsgallegos 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I live in the UK and I have recently decided to finally join the army and now i'm just waiting to hear back. Although i'm doing this primarily to fight and serve for my country and...
    DRS3011 DRS3011 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    I genuinely fear that I am destined to never find love. Yeah I'm still young, I know that, but to have never even had a boyfriend and to have been let down by males on multiple...
    RebeccaLouise9541 RebeccaLouise9541 16-17, F 7 Responses 3 days ago

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    I have to admit sometimes my boyfriend gets on my last nerve, but then everytime I get mad at him I remember how much I love you and how much I want to be with him. These army...
    AmaneU AmaneU 18-21, F Jul 5

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    I'm afraid it won't work. I'm in love with this one girl. I truly love her. She's everything. But, she wants to be a vet. I'd be okay with it except how she wants to become one. I...
    white701 white701 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 10

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    I love my bf. He doesn't control me or take advantage of me , unlike other men. He let me do whatever I want whenever I want and he never complain any of them.. He has given me...
    Sharlita Sharlita 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    My boyfriend and I have been dating for about two years now and the past few months we have been preparing ourselves for the day he leaves for basic. I'm not sure I'm ready for...
    destinyr24 destinyr24 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 21

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    I am 19 years old. Two years ago, when I was 17, I met someone who would end up completely altering who I thought I was. I was a happy girl. I enjoyed being single and flirting...
    sheonlysighs sheonlysighs 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Sometimes I miss my boyfriend being at basic training. Lol I miss writing letters to him.
    AmaneU AmaneU 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 5

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    Just wondering if anyone had any advice on how to improve my boyfriend's self-esteem. Half of his battle is he doesn't think too highly of himself. He is a very intelligent guy...
    nicolem84 nicolem84 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 6

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    Hello, my boyfriend leaves to go to basic on September 1st, I'm having a very hard time coping with it😰.. Could anyone give me tips, or anything to expect?? Also, when letters...
    courtneyandnoah courtneyandnoah 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 7

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    We hadnt been together even a yea yet and my boyfriend left for training. We had a lot of problems before he left (things like: he has a bff that is in love with him that he wont...
    armygf3714 armygf3714 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 8

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    I hope the mailman is kind to me today. I really need another letter. I'm missing him so much and I can't handle it anymore πŸ˜” the days are just dragging
    armygirlfriend14 armygirlfriend14 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Finally finally FINALLY another letter!!! He mailed one to my little sis as well and told her a huge surprise he has for me but I'm not allowed to know. I'm sooo curious and dying...
    armygirlfriend14 armygirlfriend14 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    My boyfriend is 17 and is bipolar ( and has hypopituitarism we both have just found out ) but didn't tell me at the time what type of bipolar he is etc he kept saying how it's his...
    lela201465 lela201465 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 7

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    This was the closest "experience" I could find that I could relate to in a way. Now, I'm not pointing any fingers or accusing him of cheating...I just feel like something has...
    supernovaChic supernovaChic 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 9