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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 boyfriend left for basic last week and i want some to be honest how long does it take to get a letter or call???? ibe crying every night missing him.!!!! iwant to go every thing...
    1stLady2yu 1stLady2yu 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 27

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    My boyfriend is in basic at Ft Benning GA. He has been there for about a month. I have gotten 4 letters and a call. He said he hasn't gotten any of my letters. Or any letters for...
    florida98 florida98 16-17, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    This is the first time I'm telling this story. I don't want sympathy and I'm sure a lot of you will think I'm stupid. I have a boyfriend. His name is, let's call him, Stephen. I've...
    thatgirl0926 thatgirl0926 18-21, F Oct 11

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    What color t-shirts should I send my boyfriend to basic training in his care package
    1stLady2yu 1stLady2yu 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    jackwacky12322 jackwacky12322 13-15, M 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I am sitting outside of the Armed Forces Career Center waiting for my boyfriend to get out of PT and crying my eyes out. We have been dating for over a year and a half and he...
    countingthedays0422 countingthedays0422 18-21, F 5 Responses Sep 23

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    Okay so today at my highschool football game some ******* in my grade slapped my butt and grabbed it. I turned around and slapped him right back on the face. My boyfriend is in...
    emuck emuck 16-17, F 3 Responses Sep 26

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    Is it wrong of me to think that my boyfriend won't have the same feelings he did before he left? He's been gone a week and i did get a letter from him but it's still in the back of...
    neoncupcakes neoncupcakes 16-17, F Oct 1

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    Is it wrong of me to think that my boyfriend won't have the same feelings he did before he left? He's been gone a week and i did get a letter from him but it's still in the back of...
    neoncupcakes neoncupcakes 16-17, F Oct 1

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    Is it wrong of me to think that my boyfriend won't have the same feelings he did before he left? He's been gone a week and i did get a letter from him but it's still in the back of...
    neoncupcakes neoncupcakes 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 1

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    Is it wrong of me to think that my boyfriend won't have the same feelings he did before he left? He's been gone a week and i did get a letter from him but it's still in the back of...
    neoncupcakes neoncupcakes 16-17, F Oct 1

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    Is it wrong of me to think that my boyfriend won't have the same feelings he did before he left? He's been gone a week and i did get a letter from him but it's still in the back of...
    neoncupcakes neoncupcakes 16-17, F Oct 1

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    I am an army girlfriend and in a couple of months I was planning in moving to the fort riley area in kansas to be with my boyfriend of over two years whom is in the infantry. His...
    madi917 madi917 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 8

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    Honestly, thank God for staying busy and having such a demanding job of child care. I honestly think it's the only thing keeping me sane from not having my boyfriend. My job and...
    henryashley henryashley 18-21, F Oct 10

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    Is it true that they will read my boyfriends letters in basic tranning?
    henryashley henryashley 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 11

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    blanca1170 blanca1170 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    My boyfriend has been gone for seven months. Prior to his departure we were on and off but it seems like we have been getting closer and closer everyday. Some days it's the hardest...
    sassysidney sassysidney 18-21, F Sep 28

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    My boyfriend wrote this for me, because last week, he went somewhere on his motorcycle, and he was gone for 5 hours when he said he would be back in an hour. I started to panic and...
    sugarcakes143 sugarcakes143 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 28

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    I'm 19 years old and I'm a Christian. I've never told anyone about these feelings, this is the first time I actually let people read it.. So I'm kind of scared!!! I have two...
    MendyNL MendyNL 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 14

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    ...but there are so many things that bother me about them. I'm currently 18, my boyfriend is 21. I moved in with my boyfriend and his family (his mom, two brothers, and two sisters...
    lostinparadisee lostinparadisee 18-21, F Sep 27

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    This is not the way it was supposed to go. I'm Rosalind (21 years old) and I have been with my boyfriend Benvolio (22 years old) for 6 months. Not incredibly long of a...
    ReservedRosalind ReservedRosalind 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 1

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    I was never one for cheating but as the saying goes: "never say never". Boyfriend left for school in NYC and left me in Miami and we were together for 4 years already so what's 2-3...
    saraandherfoxes saraandherfoxes 22-25, F Oct 13

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    He isn't even my boyfriend,but he used to be. I honestly don't even know why we broke up in the first place, but we did. It never mattered to him who I was with after that, he...
    Lexie1516 Lexie1516 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 1

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    sjyul sjyul 26-30, F 4 Responses Sep 23

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