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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    My boyfriend is going to basic training for the army in a month and also officer school. He is in the reserves, but idk lately for the past few months I've had a feeling that he's...
    blooop123 blooop123 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    So I'm relatively new to being an army girlfriend I've been dating my boyfriend for well over a year now and he just joined the army last month officially (he's going into the...
    tayalynn tayalynn 18-21, F 2 Responses May 8

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    I was friends with this girl…let’s call her N…for about a year, not a long time I know, but I thought we were really good friends and got along well. Obviously, I was wrong...
    chibikari chibikari 26-30, F a week ago

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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 May 1

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    Does anyone know how hard it is for a private to move off base if he's not in a recognised relationship. I want to move up to Townsville with my boyfriend but we aren't recognised...
    airlied airlied 18-21, F 1 Response May 18

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    I met this guy (for the sake of less confusion, I'll call him guy A), I'd even go so far as to say my soul mate (I never even thought I'd be using that term). The problem was, I...
    Aaron1390 Aaron1390 22-25, M 4 Responses May 18

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    My boyfriend is in week 6 of OSUT which is basic and AIT combined into 19 weeks. I got one two minute long call while he was at reception. Then two weeks later I got my first...
    Kenzie1123 Kenzie1123 16-17, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Hi. I'm new here and posting because I honestly am at a loss for what to do. This post is to ask for advice on how to handle his likely having cheated on me before he left, now...
    Lzbee09 Lzbee09 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    So My boyfriend is my best friend and we met a year ago I am so crazy in love with him and he is crazy in love with me I really like him I found out I am moving to Toronto and I...
    bella2004444 bella2004444 13-15, F 1 hr ago

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    Well she's not in the Army yet but she's a senior at my highschool she's a very sweet girl with a great personality but for some reason changes at a very odd rate only when I talk...
    steeleo steeleo 16-17, M 1 Response May 10

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    Hi. I'm new to this and I'm just looking for a group who understands. My boyfriend is completing his BCT at Fort Jackson and boy has it shown how much we care for one another. We...
    selenaalyse selenaalyse 18-21, F 1 Response May 5

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    I would love to be able to relate to anyone that has dealt with being an Army girlfriend. I have been dating my boyfriend for 2 years in September. He is stationed in Germany and...
    Markus1201 Markus1201 26-30 May 7

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    My boyfriend and I have known each other for over 7 years. He joined the army 3 years ago, and we have been dating for 4 months now. He lives over 2,000 miles away from me. I miss...
    Christiana04 Christiana04 18-21, F May 17

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    My boyfriend recently went to Townsville from singleton and is in 3RAR and wants me to move up as soon as I can but I'm worried I won't make any friends up there. Does anyone know...
    airlied airlied 18-21, F 1 Response May 18

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    So my boyfriend and I have been dating for almost 8 months (I know not that long) and in June he's going off to AIT. Were younger. I'm a junior in college, he's a sophomore. How do...
    Corderica Corderica 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I finally realize that fear was what was holding me back from living my life. It's preventing me from doing everything I want to do. I think it would be advantageous for me to just...
    honestlyanonymouslyme honestlyanonymouslyme 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    My boyfriend is my best friend, I could not find a better partner even if I tried... But this Army lifestyle is a lot to get used to.. And now this distance (California to Germany...
    fleishman1 fleishman1 18-21, F May 10

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    Tomorrow I am flying with 10 members of my boyfriends family and our two best friends to go watch him graduate from basic training! To say I am excited is an understatement...
    londonbridg londonbridg 22-25, F May 11

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    My boyfriend and I been together for almost 5 months but we've known each other since we were 15 years old but we only got to spend our first month together because in February he...
    jennay14 jennay14 18-21, F May 16

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    It takes a lot to gain my trust to let you fully in my life. Friend or boyfriend! When I do I usually get hurt so I put my defenses up.
    NathanJMontes NathanJMontes 16-17, M May 20

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    I know I’m still young and have an entire life ahead of me, but I’m sick and tired of being reminded every day that I’ve always been single. It wouldn’t be so bad if it was...
    windyhairlover windyhairlover 18-21, M 13 hrs ago

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    I don't think I can do this anymore... I don't think I can talk to you, see you, view your photos or others photos of you... I can't do this to myself anymore. You're a drug to me...
    MissAutumn MissAutumn 18-21, F May 21

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    I'll give annoying users a brake unless they start spamming But offensive and rude i'll block i consider offensive, a combination of rude and rude and offensive in my eyes is...
    DriftingLeaf DriftingLeaf 18-21 6 hrs ago

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    Everything these done is online and it's so frustrating because it's not the same. I feel like hand written letters are more personal and meaningful. There is more to them. Whilst...
    internationalkoala internationalkoala 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    All I seem to do lately is cry. I've cried for 16 days straight cause I missed my boyfriend who was in America and then the day he came back I found out he's been on here messaging...
    PrettyPrincess23 PrettyPrincess23 18-21, F May 8

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    So me and my boyfriend have been dating for four months now, but ive known him for eight to nine months. We started talking last year 2014 September second, and we began dating in...
    lostregretfulperson lostregretfulperson 18-21, F 2 Responses May 15

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    so I met and married a guy in the Army back in 2012.....well we have since divorced and I guess I didn't have enough of the Army bc now I met someone else and he also is in the...
    06cumminsgirl 06cumminsgirl 22-25, F 2 Responses May 18

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    I experienced a divorce with children in the middle and a move 2 hours away about 3 years ago. I just wanted to have a fresh start with a new relationship. In the meantime my...
    smiles212 smiles212 31-35, F 2 Responses May 18

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    So he left reception Monday morning so of course I haven't talked to him and based off what I've been reading I'm probably not gonna hear from him for about 2-3 weeks. You would...
    TRandolph20 TRandolph20 18-21, F 1 Response May 19

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