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I Am An Army Wife

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    I Love My Soldier

    I just got married 4 short months ago after being in love with my husband for 6 years. We are high school sweethearts, and I love him more than anything. He deployed not quite 2 weeks ago.  He was in the air force reserves, and he felt like he wasn't making that big of a...
    ebsweet ebsweet 22-25, F 6 Responses Sep 17, 2007

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    Today marks two weeks I've been in Germany!

    Back with the love of my life. This life truly is difficult, but at the same time rewarding. I've had hard days and easy days since leaving everything I've ever known back home, but I get to experience Europe and have my husband by my side. I'm slowly learning this life style is...
    Lo2011 Lo2011 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 9, 2014

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    I haven't been on here in a while.

    Army life is getting easier, with each passing day. It's been such a roller coaster ride for us. Gone for 7 months and then stationed all the way in Germany! Not only am I having to get use to the new life I live, I have to get use to a whole new world. Living in a different...
    Lo2011 Lo2011 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 30, 2014

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    i recently got engage to my bf

    who enlisted and i scared and happy and excite. but i need friends who get it please text me 6149610827 please name maggie
    maggietyler maggietyler 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 2

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    So my loved one who is recently retired decided

    to Re-enlist tonight... While I am so proud of him and support him fully I'm mostly numb as I don't know what to expect or what will happen. He was in the Canadian Navy, we don't know where he will be placed until he talks to a recruiter. I have no idea what to think or feel...
    KikiCDN86 KikiCDN86 26-30, F Jan 31

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    My Husband Is Recently Deployed

    My husband and I have almost been married for a year now. (I know, not very long, but a battle) We knew each other for 5 months and then were engaged. Then a few weeks after we got engaged, I became pregnant. Discovered so in February. Decided to get married on May 27th. It...
    Eskimobabydoll23 Eskimobabydoll23 22-25, F 18 Responses May 26, 2007

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    Hes acting very distant today

    and Im having a hard time not taking it personally. My mind goes in a thousand directions and I just wish I could sleep until this is over.
    mrsolson21 mrsolson21 22-25, F Oct 21, 2014

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    Bought this for my husband

    for his fathers day gift.
    CamoCountryGirl CamoCountryGirl 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 5, 2014

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    So lately, we've been back

    and forth to the recruiter as we get passed a lot of medical stuff. So we're finally towards the home stretch. We'll be submitting a med read at the end of this week and that'll take a couple weeks to come back. By that time we'll be married and he should have everything all...
    WynonnaMarye WynonnaMarye 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 17, 2014

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    Veteran's Day Program

    Today, I went to a Veteran's Day Program and it touched my heart. It was so amazing. They had great speakers, poems, songs played by the band and sung by the choir. They had the color guard present the flags and they did a 21 gun salute. They also had a video presentation of what...
    ebsweet ebsweet 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 9, 2007

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    I'm proud that my husband

    and the father of my children has the bravery to serve this nation! Yes, it's hard when he leaves to such dangerous places but I know it's for the protection of all Americans and that God is on our side.
    leighannmason leighannmason 26-30, F Jun 23

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    MrsMarvinWilson MrsMarvinWilson 18-21, F 3 Responses May 24

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    I am missing my husband,

    I can't wait til he returns home. I have 3 weeks left til he returns home.
    pesimk pesimk 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 4

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    So my husband just got medically cleared.

    I am so excited! We're scheduling the asvab this week he's wanted this for so long and his dream is finally coming true.
    WynonnaMarye WynonnaMarye 18-21, F Jan 12

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    So it's been a crazy 6 months!

    !! My hubby is finally home, but only for 3 weeks then he heads to Germany! Where I will follow shortly behind. I really don't want to say goodbye again for any amount of time and I'm so overwhelmed with an over seas move. Now I'm just trying to roll with the punches!!
    Lo2011 Lo2011 22-25, F Jul 20, 2014

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    My husband has been away at ALC

    for just over 6 weeks now and is coming home Thursday :)
    CamoCountryGirl CamoCountryGirl 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 16, 2014

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    So my husband and I got a call yesterday from a

    group for Army wives. I was just wondering if anyone else got an email and phone call for a Spouses handbook, Tricare handbook, and a website filled with forums for wives. I'm sure all of these resources will really help when he's gone
    WynonnaMarye WynonnaMarye 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 6

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    My Husband Has Ptsd

    My husband was admitted into the hospital today. Behavior Health. He's been having a hard time lately. His PTSD is "acting up". He's  in WTU already but it's not helping any. He is supposed to be getting better instead, he seems to be getting worse. I'm usually not...
    Queen82 Queen82 26-30, F 32 Responses Mar 4, 2009

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    My husband was away at ALC

    and just got back to work this week. He comes home for lunch yesterday telling me he was asked if he was going to his ball tomorrow (which would be today). He goes no, I didnt know anything about it. Ive been away at ALC. So his Master Sgt said I want you there Im going to see...
    CamoCountryGirl CamoCountryGirl 22-25, F 4 Responses Jun 27, 2014

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    I Need Him Here With Me...

    I feel so confused since he left. I keep looking at the clock still waiting for him to get off work. Then I realize he's not coming home for awhile. I love being a Army Wife, but as everyone knows already you  have to take the good with the bad. Somebody has to do it. I...
    MelissanMike MelissanMike 22-25, F Dec 7, 2008

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    I will be the wife to a soldier at the end of

    this month and he will be in basic training in just a couple of months. At first I was very nervous but I realize how much my good man wants to do this and that my worries will only hold us back. I love how much better our communication has gotten in the last several months. I...
    WynonnaMarye WynonnaMarye 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 13, 2014

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    i have been asked by family,

    friends, and strangers "how do you do it?" and every time i say "i just do" because i really have no answer how i do it there isn't any trick, there isn't any magic, there is no secret as to how i do it. I literally just do it and i don't really know what else to say.
    Unknown012 Unknown012 18-21, F Apr 24

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    I just wanted to let the fellow ladies

    who happen to be in relationships with soldiers that if you ever need someone to talk to or need support feel free to send me a message. My name is Courtney I'm 21 and am happily married to a former soldier (he was medically discharged last year). I am also a former soldier...
    Cbryant25100 Cbryant25100 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 13

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    Proud

    I am so proud of my husband. Right now he is in Afghanistan for 6months, not easy. It's so difficult for them out there and with him being quite young I am really proud he's making something of his life. A lot of his friends are out on the drink every night and doing drugs...
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F 12 Responses Oct 25, 2007

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    My SO just went to basic.

    Does he get to come home before AIT?
    andreabeta andreabeta 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 5

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    That first deployment is looming ever nearer.

    ..just wish it could get started or be over with. Still so new to everything, husband is almost 2 years in and don't really have a support system locally I can count on.
    steampunkygal steampunkygal 26-30, F Feb 26

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    Hi ladies, my name is Nia

    and its a possibility that I may be a soon to be army wife. My husband is 21 and I'm 20. He was a Navy Sailor who was honorably discharged and came back home from Pearl Harbor, Hawaii back in 2013. He's now in his sophomore year in college majoring in psychology. We sat with an...
    VaniaAbel VaniaAbel 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    I'M In Love With A Soldier

    Loving a soldier is a high price to pay, loving him truly is hard when he's away. It's being alone with nothing to hold; lt's being young, but feeling old; it's having him whisper his love for you; it's whispering back that you love him too. There comes a kiss and a promise for...
    loveebuggy loveebuggy 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 17, 2013

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    💗

    I may not get to see you as often as I like, I may not get to hold you all through the night, but deep in my heart I know, you are the one I love and will never let go
    CamoCountryGirl CamoCountryGirl 22-25, F Sep 26, 2013

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    I am an army wife who misses her husband dearly.

    I am excited to say I do get to see him in 11 days, for graduation. So I am new to this whole army thing. I look forward to meeting many new people who are going through the same experiences I am. This by far is not the easiest decision I've ever made to become an army wife. I...
    Lo2011 Lo2011 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 17, 2014

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    I've recently started a relationship with a

    Canadian soldier that decided to retire when we got together. So I'm very new to this. We are very decisive people so our relationship has accelerated at an extremely fast pace. Even though my partner has retired and I do not have as many situations to face as some amazing...
    KikiCDN86 KikiCDN86 26-30, F Dec 28, 2014

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    There are numerous older men in the world

    who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to find women for dating and companionship. The spokesperson reports that many older men have started finding perfect companions through their...
    norahcc11 norahcc11 26-30, F May 25

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    A Nice Read For Military Wife And Girl Friends.

    What Every Military Guy Should Know About His Girl 1.) If she wasn't emotional before, that is all about to change. 2.) You getting a higher rank could just mean an automatic free lay. ... 3.) Get her a pair of dog tags, ASAP, This is crucial, she will never take them off. 4...
    armywife7982 armywife7982 31-35 13 Responses Jan 6, 2011

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    beginning to understand why

    so many military spouses can't stand the military girlfriends/boyfriends. too much whining about the separation, why haven't they called, there acting weird, they don't care as much anymore, they don't text back immediately, the military is now his priority not me. i mean i get...
    Unknown012 Unknown012 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 23

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    Lucky Me.

    What. A. Bummer. Don't get me wrong, the Army is a respectable career and lifestyle. It pays well and has amazing benefits. Sadly, the saying, "It's too good to be true," likes to prove itself to be a factual statement. My husband has been away for a year already. In that time...
    InSydious InSydious 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 30, 2013

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    Having one of those days.

    Today is the day that we have reached 3 months since this deployment began. I don't think it would bother me so much if i at least knew it was the half way mark or the one third mark. Good news is he is doing amazing over there and is up for another promotion. I am so proud of...
    Unknown012 Unknown012 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 4

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    Hello. I am new to this whole Army life style,

    n life just a few days ago my husband was sent off for boot camp. n its hard for me all I do is cry, and cry, I need a solid foundation and to pull myself together. I just hope I get some encourgeing words and support. threw this all.
    adrienne2014 adrienne2014 22-25, F 4 Responses Jan 22, 2014

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    My husband left four days ago to basic

    for ten weeks. I missed his first official phone call or phone calls this morning and it's only the fourth day. I didn't know they were allowed to call twice in a row to reach you if you don't answer and also were able to call that soon. The one time I didn't take my phone with...
    LindseyKelley92 LindseyKelley92 22-25, F 5 Responses Feb 5

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    so my soon be husbend

    and i found out pregant he told his recture and said stay with me but i told him he doesnt because i want make him happy now kinda wish i didnt but cant tell him that now he soooo happy now.
    maggietyler maggietyler 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 2

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    Are there any ladys on here whos soldier is

    doing (or has done) 160th Aviation.?
    Armygf14 Armygf14 22-25, F Mar 14

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    My husband skyped me

    while I was still asleep this morning, what an amazing way to wake up. I cant stop smiling.
    mrsolson21 mrsolson21 22-25, F Oct 11, 2014

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    I'm so excited for him to graduate this week

    and make his journey to AIT??
    Carliza0425 Carliza0425 16-17 2 Responses May 18

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    Not An Army Wife Yet But..

    im not an army wife yet but i still try .. i also dont know much about the army or wat army wives can do to back up their soldier such as meetings .. but i love and adore my bf and i try my best everyday to learn a little more about this life ive become apart .. and i promise to...
    ForeverAndEver ForeverAndEver 18-21, F 9 Responses Aug 30, 2007

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    Hey ladies! I have a question.

    I recently married my soldier and I was wondering what does it mean to do "career"? We were talking about our future and the topic of her doing career came up. I was just wondering what this mean. Any info would be helpful. Thank you!!
    Armygf14 Armygf14 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 2

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    My husband and I got married 6 months ago on

    his block leave. I just left him after spending a week with him.... 6 more months and I get to see him again! And finally, one more stretch of 6 months and we get to start a home together :) and merge out lives and pets. It drives me bonkers, all this waiting. every time I spend...
    ElvishArmyWife ElvishArmyWife 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 12, 2014

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    There are numerous older men in the world

    who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to find women for dating and companionship. The spokesperson reports that many older men have started finding perfect companions through their...
    sadaccaa sadaccaa 26-30, F Jun 5