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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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