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I Am Being Army Strong For My Army Soldier

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    Hey girls, My SO is leaving very soon to go overseas for his deployment and we've been talking about how we're going to stay in touch. The first month is going to be rough as it might take about a month before he can get internet in his room and we can skype. Other than FB...
    DKstrong DKstrong 22-25, F 1 Response May 13, 2013

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    Will can't wait to have my soldier home I am

    proud of him and the man he because he make me so happy we have our ups and down but we get through it together I am proud army girlfriends stand right next to her soldier
    Jamila112 Jamila112 22-25, F Apr 30

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    There's No Love Like The Love For A Soldier

    When someone falls in love, they always say they just KNOW when they've fallen. There's something about the way he touches her that sends sparks through her veins. There's something about how she looks in his eyes that gives him a hard time catching a breath. It's that knowing...
    SoldiersBabygirl0315 SoldiersBabygirl0315 16-17, F 3 Responses Nov 27, 2011

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    Army Girlfriend

    I think that as army girlfriends we don't get the recognition that we should be getting. In army eyes we are just a friend to the soldier but truth is we have to suffer everything that a wife would suffer and on top of that not get any recognition at all. We have to deal with the...
    armygirlfriendmeza armygirlfriendmeza 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 20, 2012

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    Pride...

    I never had pride for someone, something, or somewhere until I met him. He is an United States Army Airborne Infantry Soldier. From the moment we met I clung to him. I wanted to give him every ounce of love I had to offer. Never before in my life had I thought about moving away...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 13, 2012

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    <33

    I haven't been on here in awhile, but to get ya'll caught up.. My boyfriend graduated from OSUT training on Novemeber 19th. He left for Fort Benning, Georgia on December 1st. Now we wait to see if he's home for christmas! Anyone's boyfriend already know if they will be?
    illalwaysbehere illalwaysbehere 16-17, F 4 Responses Dec 11, 2010

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    How Is It?

    I wish people would stop asking me how it is to be away from my fiance. I don't understand what they want to hear. Do they really want to hear that some days, it's all I can do to get out of bed and get dressed? Do they really want to hear that I don't sleep anymore? Do they want...
    GraceMurphy GraceMurphy 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 15, 2013

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    Here I Am...

    I never thought I would be in this position but here I am, waiting patiently for the next 2 weeks to pass so I can finally see my husband (of 10 months) again who has been in BCT for the last month and a half. I have a brother who joined the Army years ago and I hate how he is...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 21, 2011

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    8 Month

    Today was me and My Soldier's 8 month aversary. I got 3 letters from him today as well which made me very happy. In one of the letters he wished me a happy 8 month. I get to go see him in September as well and looking forward to it. His letters were sweet and they made me cry. I...
    ArmyGFPride ArmyGFPride 16-17, F Jul 20, 2013

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    Love Is Unstoppable.

    Stephen and I have known each other since we were in diapers. He lived two houses down from me, his mother and my mother were best friends and still are too this day, even though he is two years older than me we've always had a connection that never left. As we got older, of...
    steviesgirl steviesgirl 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 13, 2010

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    A Year's Wait...

    But as of last month, I finally made it from WA to MS to be with my man. The day I made it here he was so excited to see me, he had a huge, sweat covered smile:) We drove around, an just basked in each other's company before we went to his place. then the next day we went to his...
    ryansqueen ryansqueen 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 4, 2011

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    Dear....

    today i saw dear john it made me cry....and im more sure he is going to be back for me...he came back to her even though he knew she got married to help her friend cuz he was dying....ladies they will be back for us lets continue being army strong for them because at the end...
    nanita18 nanita18 22-25, F Nov 17, 2011

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    Stop It!!!!!!

    Okay, I'm on several pages on Facebook for military spouses where we can all go and have a laugh together, and to support and encourage each other while our hubby's are deployed, etc. and also on several military spouse groups on here, & I NEED to get this out. Say what you will...
    bnsjms bnsjms 18-21, F Jan 25, 2013

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    This morning hasn't been easy

    for me, it's like I've been strong for so long now that my bridge finally collapsed. I'm a mess without him. I miss him so much & I've been crying my eyes out this entire morning. Yeah I know it gets better, but I haven't cried since he left in September. I just wish he was home...
    Tayelor Tayelor 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 10

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    Does anybody have any hobbies they picked up

    or things they did to keep their mind busy while their man was away! Need to start gathering ideas!! :)
    Dobermeier Dobermeier 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 11

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    Ideas?

    What are some sweet and meaning things I can do for my soldier every once in a while to show him how important he is!?!?!
    Bug728 Bug728 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 26, 2013

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    Send One To Your Soldier!!!

    CAKE IN A JAR!!!! Get wide-mouth canning jars. You can find them at Walmart, other stores, or online. Boil the jars to sterilize. 1 package of cake mix or any cake recipe 1. Make the cake batter according to the instructions or recipe 2. Grease the jar by liberally spraying...
    JADnDJS2012 JADnDJS2012 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 26, 2012

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    An Army Girlfriend's Work Is Never Done

    So been with this dude 2 years n always wonder why. I'm really so in love with him it's pathetic; I've never been so completely immersed into love with someone like I am with him. It's just really hard though cuz he always has to "take care of some things," always sayin, "you...
    singingjaaz24 singingjaaz24 26-30, F May 10, 2013

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    Waiting For Our Moment

    The bear he gave me gives me comfort… The dog tags around his neck that I fall asleep holding every night makes me feel close… And when I close my eyes, the t-shirt I keep on my pillow with the scent of his cologne makes me think that he’s right here...
    PfcOrtizWifey PfcOrtizWifey 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 11, 2010

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    I love him so much the anticipation is killing

    me. Like 2 days he'll be with me again I just can't wait all I wanna do is go home and sleep the days away to see him.
    Soldiergirl3 Soldiergirl3 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    Staying Strong

    so i made this group for army girlfriends to go to get supportive help while trying to be strong for their army guys while they're away or deployed. i have tried to be so strong since my boyfriend left, but i honestly have trouble sometimes and just need reassurance on my own...
    Anxious13 Anxious13 16-17 7 Responses Aug 24, 2009

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    MrsPVTMoore MrsPVTMoore 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 11

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    Hey Everyone!

    My name is Veronica and I'm 20 years old. I'm a college student studying Early Childhood Development and I can't wait to further my career! As most of you can see, I'm also a proud United States Army Girlfriend and I can't imagine my life without him. We've been best friends...
    VCA1993 VCA1993 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 12, 2013

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    Strong Women For Strong Men

    our men are some of the strongest indivduals out there! putting their lives on the line for a purpose they may or may not truly agree upon helping others in a time of need and generaly having to spend a lot of time away from the people they care aout most. I have a lot of...
    SoldiersGirl08 SoldiersGirl08 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 25, 2009

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    Acts Of Kindness?!

    Well, I love my soldier so very much and while he's away I'm always worried he will forget how much he means to me or will get tired of the same thing! What are some things I can do to keep our love going and maybe spark up our relationship even though he's away on base?!
    Bug728 Bug728 18-21, F Mar 18, 2013

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    The Army Wife Prayer

    Dear Lord, Give me the greatness of heart to see the difference between duty and his love for me. Give me understanding that I may know, when duty calls him he must go. Give me a task to do each day, to fill the time when he is away. And Lord, when he is in a foreign land, keep...
    loveebuggy loveebuggy 18-21, F Apr 15, 2013

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    First Letter

    How should I start my letters? "Dear soldier"? "Hey honey"? Help!!!
    Bug728 Bug728 18-21, F Mar 18, 2013

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    Growth-my Most Constant Constant

    1st Corinthians 13:4-5 "Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, i keeps no record of wrongs." My life is changed. to say the least. I still dream of...
    Chaylani Chaylani 18-21 3 Responses Aug 2, 2011

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    Longer The Wait...

    The longer my soldier is gone the worse the worrying gets. I think he might leave, or think I'm a bad girlfriend or if he's cheating...mwhat do I do to control this accusations!?!?
    Bug728 Bug728 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 4, 2013

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    I'm going to try and be strong

    after the news yesterday :/ but tell me .. Does it get any easier??? :( I know I'm gonna miss him like Crazzyyy :(((
    Mac2109 Mac2109 22-25, F Jan 23

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    My boyfriend keeps telling me he wants to get

    married and start a family. He's really giving me baby fever ! I miss him so much :(
    TiffLC TiffLC 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 21

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    I am a junior in high school

    and everyday I hear constantly... He dose not give me space and he's too clingy I don't like holding hands it's for baby's He always want to hang out or go out It upsets me I am with an army soilder he is the love of my life and its hard I am often playing the role to be...
    cowgirlstiles cowgirlstiles 18-21, F Feb 25

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    I Said Something I Shouldnt Of Said....

    ok so tonight while me & john were texting, i told him that i think his deployment could either break us or make us & he asked why would it break us... so i told him because this will be the 1st time that i am going to be so far away from someone that im with & he told me that...
    ArmyGirlfriend12 ArmyGirlfriend12 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 3, 2012

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    Fourteen Things I've Learned

    My Fiance left on June 1st for two weeks of Annual Training in Ft. Drum (about 6 hours away). I know for some people who have already experienced a deployment, 2 weeks sounds like nothing. We've known each other for over 9 years, and have been madly in love with each other for...
    SociologicallyMe SociologicallyMe 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 13, 2013

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    Seems like when I talk to him on the phone

    or face time it may actually make me miss him more :( I just can't wait until I know if he can come home or not :/
    Mac2109 Mac2109 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 22

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    Tiredd I Ad Enoughhhh

    I wait and wait im getting tired already im just tired of this relationship already i gave all i could and all i get is more hurtswe had our fights and his lies he confess which i forgave but i cant trust him anymore the say when there one person with no more trust in the...
    Luvtennis89 Luvtennis89 22-25, F Jan 20, 2013

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    This Might Be A Little Silly...

    But I like to watch movies that we would normally watch together and pretend he's laying beside me. I actually pretend a lot. lol It kinda helps, I don't if anyone else does it but if you haven't maybe you should. Or maybe its just me haha, But if I'm doing something we'd...
    RiaNandez12 RiaNandez12 18-21 3 Responses Aug 12, 2012

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    I Finally Calmed Down.

    It's taken me a while to write this for the simple fact that every time I think about it I tear up. I got word the other day that my boyfriend will be one of the many who will be sent over seas after he is done with his AIT training. It's been killing me to know that he still...
    VCA1993 VCA1993 18-21, F Feb 23, 2013

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    It Gets Easier.

    I'm Emily, and this is my life as an Army Girlfriend.It all happened so fast. He was a friend of a friend (of a friend?) and just so happened to join the group in our New Years Eve celebrations. We exchanged numbers, but I debated calling him for a few days. I eventually did and...
    eoakley eoakley 22-25, F 6 Responses Feb 9, 2012

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    South Korea Day 1

    Yesterday my soldier left for South Korea and the first day is always the hardest for me. This morning I woke up and looked at my phone for the usual good morning text message I get from him. There wasn't one. I texted him "Good Morning<3" and an hour later remembered that he...
    gheinzeee gheinzeee 16-17, F Jun 9, 2013

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    Worth The Wait.

    My freshmen year of High school is when I met this wonderful boy named Scott. So quiet and shy sitting in front of me in history class I always tried to find a reason to talk to him even if it was asking for paper. We became really great friends but nothing more ever came of our...
    Dawnnyroo Dawnnyroo 18-21, F 5 Responses Feb 3, 2011

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    Stressed!

    Lately I'm feeling so stressed out! My fiancé graduates from basic training and ait in a few weeks so I'm going to see him. But when we come back home he has no place to stay at all, he was livingwith his grandparents until he went to basic and they refuse to let him stay with...
    alibear03 alibear03 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 18, 2013

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    Never Imagined My Relationship To Be Like This...

    I'm Devan! 19years old. Went to high school and was friends with J for a while. We finally started dating and have been 19 months strong. I love this boy with all of my heart. The first boy to ever fully understand me and make me feel beautiful. He joined the army in April and is...
    ArmyGf143xo ArmyGf143xo 18-21, F Nov 30, 2012

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    Long distance relationship are hard really hard

    and no one else quite understand. There are more reason to fight cry, to break up. But distance also give us a reason to love harder than any other couple should. Gain. We have miles to fight through. And closeness to fight for we put our entire beings into these relationship...
    Jamila112 Jamila112 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 28

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    **a Repeating Dream** A Poem I Wrote For My Army Man :)

    My life is never planned or set a certain way I just simply live day by day Not once has a day been repeated But that has now been defeated now one thing is set in place everyday I yearn to see your face I think of all the times we had And each moment together was never bad It...
    USarmyGF801 USarmyGF801 18-21, F Jul 22, 2012

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    Just a late night epiphany of an army

    girlfriend.. Dear soldier, It's funny how I can go from sad to happy. Sometimes I can even go from sad to angry, but that never lasts long because it turns straight to rage. My whole body fills with all the things I hate about this. All the things we could have and...
    MrsPVTMoore MrsPVTMoore 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 22

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    Mac2109 Mac2109 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 27

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    So Relieved!

    So it ended up being true. I got my wish! My boyfriend will be staying "close" to home (4 hours away) and won't be traveling half way around the world. I honestly thank God for this because it could have been bad. He's only going to be in New York at Fort Drum and I couldn't be a...
    VCA1993 VCA1993 18-21, F Mar 19, 2013

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    First Phone Call

    Just got my first phone call and there are no words describe how good/reassuring it felt. Gave me enough strength to get through till the next week.
    meghaines meghaines 22-25, F Feb 17, 2013

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