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I Am An Army Girlfriend

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    I Got the First Letter Today!

    today marks the 12th day matt has been away in basic. he left june 10th for reception at fort sill and stayed there for basic. he actually didn't start basic until the 18th. but for a week while he was gone we got to talk and text each night until 9:30 which was nice then it...
    sarahface2 sarahface2 18-21, F 8 Responses Jun 22, 2009

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    Just one of those lonely nights

    where I'm missing my soldier like crazy ๐Ÿ˜ช 8 and a half weeks till he graduates ๐ŸŽ‰ all I can do is think about him
    LovedByASoldier LovedByASoldier 18-21, F 5 days 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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    38 freaking days and my baby comes home!

    !! I am so excited!!!!!!๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ’•
    heydotwhat heydotwhat 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 4

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    Seems like it's getting easier.

    A few days til he leaves and I think I'll be okay.
    Dobermeier Dobermeier 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 13

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    Had such a good weekend with my man surprising

    my bestfriend for her birthday...now im laying in bed realising that in a couple of weeks my man leaves for idk how long. Makes me sad all over again :'(
    Drea15 Drea15 18-21, F Jun 15

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    What's the best international app

    that I can get and use to talk to my boyfriend while he is away at Korea?
    heydotwhat heydotwhat 18-21, F 5 Responses Jun 16

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    So my boyfriend left about a week ago

    for basic training. Any idea how long it takes for the first letter to come usually? I just want to hear from him :(
    armylove11 armylove11 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 29

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    Living without your loved ones being deployed

    is one of the most complex, frustrating, and difficult to explain times of your life. We need to pulled it together and be strong I miss my soldier sometime I cry and wear his sweater just to smell his cologne I can't wait the day I see him and hold him I know he be great...
    Jamila112 Jamila112 22-25, F Jan 26

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    My boyfriend is in bootcamp

    and after bootcamp he is leaving to another part of the country.I miss him soo much
    evelinnevarez evelinnevarez 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 23

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    I should get my soldiers mailing address in a

    couple of days and I am so excited <33(:
    LovedByASoldier LovedByASoldier 18-21, F Jul 13

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    Ft.Hood

    My soldier is leaving in two day. He will be in Ft.hood and will be waiting to be deployed! He's my everything and I don't know how I will make it through! I'm scared, worried, and not ready to face the hard facts but I'm going to! How do I tell him my worries and how I feel?
    Bug728 Bug728 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 4, 2013

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    finally started the page !

    please share it ,like it ,follow it, post on it ! "We Love Our Soldiers " on facebook ! we can help each other out
    ailynnn ailynnn 18-21, F Jul 8

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    Struggle

    Hi, my Boyfriend is stationed in Fort Drum,NY and I still have hard times with him being away. When he first went to Basics I had a really tough time with him being away and now I struggle with not being with him 24/7 I talk and skype him a lot, but I would like some tips on how...
    SoldiersGF SoldiersGF 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 27, 2013

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    Got to hang out with my guy all day

    for family day. He had to go back for the night then graduation is tomorrow!! Cried when I had to leave him today! It never gets easier!
    kalz17 kalz17 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 12

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    Any advice for girlfriends

    that have boyfriends in the military? That will help so much
    evelinnevarez evelinnevarez 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 23

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    My boyfriend is in the national guard reserve

    and we've been together for almost a year now. However, he is leaving for 4 weeks to go to annual training. I don't really know how to keep myself busy because I'm so used to talking to him every single day and just hearing his voice and skyping with him. Last time when he went...
    sierrahall82 sierrahall82 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    Waiting

    We have been together 6 months and 12 days today.  Tomorrow he is leaving for Basic.  9 to 10 weeks I will be without him.  Communication will consist of letters and one 10 minute call a week. If I'm lucky.  He is a guitar player, I am a piano player.  He...
    StevesHeart01 StevesHeart01 16-17 5 Responses Jun 22, 2009

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    I'm just at my breaking point.

    I feel like I've been holding it together for six months and now he comes home next week and I really want to cry out and let all the emotions I've been feeling out at once. I've been so lonely, miserable without him. I want to be selfish already. I want him to be in my arms all...
    Soldiergirl3 Soldiergirl3 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    My soldier is in Germany

    and has been for 4 months. We have skyped, texted and sent each other gifts all throughout the months. My biggest surprise, gift and treasure was him proposing to me. I am no longer an Army Girlfriend, I am an Army Fiancรฉ ^_^ The next time I see him in person will be the day...
    ElvishArmyWife ElvishArmyWife 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 25

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    I read this and said I needed the reminder.

    .So I am posting it here for my reminder. Young Military Love - Opsec and Persec This information is a must know for not only military wives/girlfriends, but also for friends and family as well. Keep in mind that while our soldiers are away, we should refrain from posting on...
    ruledbyvenus ruledbyvenus 51-55, F 1 Response Mar 13

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    I am totally new to the thought of having a

    boyfriend in the army. I'm really having difficulties with it because I feel selfish being a negative Nancy. I am so proud, I am so happy and I am beyond excited to have an adventure along side him. But it's the whole fact that we've always been each other's comfort blanket. I'm...
    livvbug livvbug 18-21, F 3 Responses May 18

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    Boyfriend is gone to the field

    for 45 days. Sucks big time. I keep thinking about all the things he's missing out on while he's in Korea. Our one year anniversary is coming up and he's gonna miss that, he missed valentines day and he's going to miss both of our birthdays. Sucks that he can't be here for all...
    newbs02 newbs02 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 15

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    My boyfriend and I will be moving in with each

    other I'm about 2-3 weeks in his town. He already put a bid on the house and we'll be going to settlement once he gets home. I'm so excited. Wish us luck. โค๏ธ๐Ÿ˜˜โ˜บ๏ธ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ˜˜โค๏ธ
    lockedsweetheart lockedsweetheart 26-30, F Jul 5

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    Not ready for marriage?

    What does that mean? First we're making plans and now he tells me he's not ready for marriage? There's a possibility that he'll be going to Germany just a few months after he's back from Korea and the plan was to get married before he leaves and then when he settles I'll come...
    newbs02 newbs02 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 24

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    this army life is crazy ,

    i miss my baby so much ,not a day goes by that i don't think of him! I miss his hugs , his kisses , i just need him by my side :( this is so difficult! i know the longer the wait the sweeter the kiss ,but december is not even close
    ailynnn ailynnn 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    He got a weekend pass in between basic

    and AIT so we got to get married!! Had to drop him off Monday and say bye to him again. It doesn't get easier!!
    kalz17 kalz17 26-30, F Feb 19

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    Being An Army Girlfriend Is Tough, But...

    Being an Army girlfriend is tough. When I see my friends with their boyfriends, I always find myself staring at them like a creep, wondering if they know how lucky they are to be able to be with their man everyday. At work during the holidays, women come in with their soldier in...
    July2015 July2015 18-21, F 7 Responses Jan 8, 2013

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    Is anyone else's man stationed in Washington,

    D.C. Working at the old guard? :)
    lyssaraelou lyssaraelou 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    hi,,anyone who has an SO on Poland?

    i need your help badly ):
    ber9904 ber9904 31-35, F Jun 24

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    Happy To Hear From My Soldier!

    This weekend couldnt have been better.I got two calls from my boyfriend, which is unheard of! We were able to talk for a few hours each time! He also told me now that since hes in the white part of basic he gets him phone more! which is a giant plus. But also he said next sunday...
    crossfitbaby11 crossfitbaby11 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 2, 2012

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    ...So it reached 7:15 pm

    and that's normally the time He calls.. 15 minutes went by then 20... Then 30.... I thought he wasn't going to call so I started panicking๐Ÿ˜ฉ Right when I was about to give up... 8 o'clock hit and my phone rang๐Ÿ˜ ๐ŸŽ‰ I literally jumped off my bed and thanked God! Lol. He...
    KGraciee KGraciee 18-21, F Apr 6

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    My man is in Afghanistan now

    and won't be back until October. Some call it crazy, but I call it love. There are good days and bad days. Even good minutes and bad minutes. I think it's shameful when girls pretend they love a military man when all they do is complain and cheat. Be supportive and faithful! He...
    HunterLeigh9 HunterLeigh9 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 26

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    It's funny. My solider has been away at army

    boot camp for the past 3 weeks and in those 3 weeks I've received nothing but love, support and well wishes from both our friends and even acquaintances talking about how in love we are and that they see marriage as a definite in our future. My soldier's friends check up on me...
    BelleBun93 BelleBun93 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 28

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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 what I'm talking about :) so feel free to message me and my boyfriend is stationed in Washington, D.C. He's only been in the army for 6...
    lyssaraelou lyssaraelou 26-30, F Jul 3

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    I'm new to being an army girlfriend ,

    i love my soldier and im proud to say it! He just left like 2 weeks ago , i misss him sooooo much , i was wondering if any other girls feel the same way and could help me out , give me advice . Please i'm going crazy :(
    ailynnn ailynnn 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    Check This Out, Ladies!

    ADOPT A SOLDIER! So this morning when I checked my facebook, something caught my eye. A lady posted a link to a website and said that you can adopt a US soldier! Instantly, I was excited. All you do is go to this website, read about it, and if you would like, click adopt a...
    jordancromer jordancromer 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 24, 2012

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    So my boyfriend comes home in 6 days

    and I am so ecstatic! I'm going to the airport by myself to pick him up. He has 10 days home before he leaves to cough Korea. So I was wondering, since this is his first time back home since he started how do you do all of this coming home. Like do you make a big deal, do you...
    heydotwhat heydotwhat 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 5

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    And I just dropped off my boyfriend to the

    recruiters today for boot camp... I wont see him until sometime in October. I'm able to talk to him now until they take his phone & I'm really nervous for that... Any advice?!
    britmsmith3 britmsmith3 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 23

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    Hello, my boyfriend leaves to go to basic on

    September 1st, I'm having a very hard time coping with it๐Ÿ˜ฐ.. Could anyone give me tips, or anything to expect?? Also, when letters and gifts and everything can be sent? :/ -thanks.
    courtneyandnoah courtneyandnoah 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 7

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    Update: Received My First 3 Letters!

    Tonight, I had received a phone call from Ryan's mother. She wanted to know if I had gotten anything from him in the mail yet. I said no, but to my surprise she had said she had gotten her first one today. I was extremely overjoyed to hear that. So of course, I was excited to get...
    ArmyGf103112 ArmyGf103112 18-21, F Jan 17, 2013

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    Staying Strong

    Its so weird! i thought I would be a mess for at least a week after my man left but the weird thing is is that he left Tuesday and its Thursday and I am super strong. last night my bf called me and he sounded so down(he is at reception) he just kept telling me how much he missed...
    heathermisheal18 heathermisheal18 18-21 Oct 25, 2013

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    I woke up this morning in a blah mood.

    Don't really want to do anything today. Just want to cry. Sometimes I feel like I'm missing out on some of the things other couples get to do. I get on Facebook and see pictures of things my friends get to do with their boyfriends and it makes me so jealous. But I chose to be in...
    newbs02 newbs02 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 10

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    I have known my solider boyfriend a long time,

    we been close friends for over 7 yrs, I always worried about him so he didn't want to make our friendship more, and we tried to just stay friends for a long time, but the heart wants what the heart wants, I am glad we have been able to make a good foundation for our relationship...
    SyAngel SyAngel 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 8

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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 this big commitment, we have tried long distance before and it was definitely a struggle. I love him more than anything and I really do...
    destinyr24 destinyr24 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Honestly I'm here at my job just

    so bored I can't wait to have him in my arms. Just three days but it's taking a lot longer than expected. Hope this goes by faster ๐Ÿ™
    Soldiergirl3 Soldiergirl3 18-21, F 16 hrs ago

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    I am a proud army girlfriend.

    My soldier is currently in training.
    Lovepvtscott Lovepvtscott 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 1

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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 relationships are really crazy sometimes lol
    AmaneU AmaneU 18-21, F Jul 5

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    I am a young military girlfriend.

    We have been dating for 15 months.. When we started dating I knew he was going into the army and it wasn't an issue for me. I love and support him every step of the way. I am very new to all of this as he just went into Army boot camp on Tuesday June 10th. So its only been a few...
    elizabethmwest elizabethmwest 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 13

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    My Final Paper For One Of My Classes Bout Us The Army Gf/fiances And Wives. Tell Me What You Think If I Should Add Anything.

    We have no rank... Most of the time we go unnoticed. Our phones and email become a permenent 5th and 6th limb. We're scared but well never admit it to the outside world. You probably walk pass us and dont even realize it. You have probably seen us with our bloodshot eyes.. from...
    sam1024 sam1024 18-21, F 22 Responses Dec 8, 2009

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    Sometimes the military sucks.

    But you get out of it what you put into it. If your going to be one of those people who just complains that your soldier is gone or cant be with and just hate on the military your going to have a horrible time and it will reflect not only on you but you your boyfriend. Be...
    Armygirl2012 Armygirl2012 22-25, F Apr 10

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    My experience of been the fiancรฉ to a army

    bloke well it sucks I love my partner and recently we got engaged just before Christmas he surprised me by coming home a week early from his exercise in Kenya he was gone for 7 weeks... It's bloody hard been with someone who's in the army he is a British paratrooper it's...
    MeganLouise1990 MeganLouise1990 22-25, F Jun 17

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    I Cant Believe He Did That!

    I can't believe my boyfriend had his friend at basic sneak and get his phone, just so he can text me. Its sweet and i love that he's daring. But i know they both probably got in trouble. I love having a man that loves to bend the rules. I just can't believe he did it for me. But...
    KelseyFarmer1129 KelseyFarmer1129 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 18, 2012

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