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I Am Going Through My First Deployment

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    Life And Living It - Now I am starting to think that this next year will go by rather quickly. I have graduation, internship, my recital, a wedding, all within the year. im excited...
    musicalsoul10 musicalsoul10 22-25, F Nov 29, 2013

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    This is all to my Milso/Military ladies who went through a deployment or two, (what did u guys do as soon as they got back?) My marine comes home in April, is it too much to...
    MarineQueenB MarineQueenB 22-25, F Feb 17

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    Should I Still Hold On To The Promise He Once Made To Me? - Hey everyone, i'm shasha and i would like to share a story about me and the army guy. I met him in philippines...
    sunshine1990 sunshine1990 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 22, 2010

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    Happy - it is a gorgeous day outside. the game went well last night. I miss my guy like crazy but I know what he is doing is worth the distance. I Love him so much. I've been...
    musicalsoul10 musicalsoul10 22-25, F Sep 29, 2013

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    Keep The Faith - "Love is not love which alters when it altercation finds" - Shakespeare It is important to remember in these days of deployment that as Shakespeare says, love...
    lightninglee lightninglee 22-25, F 1 Response May 4, 2013

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    Emotional Cycle of Deployment - I found this and it is helping me understand what I am going threw maybe it will help you This should be very useful intro to the new members, and...
    sunflowern4u2 sunflowern4u2 22-25, F 8 Responses Sep 28, 2008

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    5 Years - today marks the 5th year i've been with my guy. Sure, we have had our ups and downs but it is all worth it. He is my best friend, my love, my world. Here's to many more...
    musicalsoul10 musicalsoul10 22-25, F Oct 3, 2013

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    Strange Feeling - has anyone ever missed their SO so much but at the same time felt like it was a positive strength kinda pain? sounds weird i know. i look at my ring and know it...
    musicalsoul10 musicalsoul10 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 29, 2013

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    Lonely - just a little lonely tonight. but the morning brings light.
    musicalsoul10 musicalsoul10 22-25, F Sep 19, 2013

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    I Need Help, His Unit Just Had A Kia, What Am I Supposed To Think? - Ok I havent been on in a while now, but here we are at 4 months gone. Weve gotten more of a schedule, I kinda...
    BlackBetty13 BlackBetty13 22-25, F Oct 4, 2011

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    Deployment Fears - My boyfriend, Andrew, will be deployed sometime early next year. They haven't told him the exact month as of yet. He is in the guards so he has to leave every...
    bluemoon23 bluemoon23 22-25, F 2 Responses May 17, 2010

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    Confusion And Hurt - You try so hard to make everything fall into place. Things are fine. Things are great. I just wish that the arguments and then tension would stop. I know I...
    musicalsoul10 musicalsoul10 22-25, F Oct 12, 2013

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    Monday - Monday morning. 1 class and a bunch of studying today. it's going to be a great day. I got a text from my fiancee earlier and it just made me smile. I miss him so much but...
    musicalsoul10 musicalsoul10 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 11, 2013

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    That One Phone Call - I haven't heard my soldiers voice is almost 6 months until yesterday when I got my first phone call from him. It almost bought me to tears when I heard his...
    xoxofabiann xoxofabiann 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 1, 2013

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    Frustration? - have you ever been mad or frustrated that he isnt home yet? im not upset, just wanting to throw something.. i havent felt like this the whole time he's been away...
    musicalsoul10 musicalsoul10 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 29, 2013

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    Meetings - i dont mean to vent. i really dont. it just hurts that i got to talk to my fiance for maybe 2 minutes before he said he needs to sleep then he has a meeting to go to...
    musicalsoul10 musicalsoul10 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 31, 2013

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    Reflection - I was exstatic about seeing my fiance for the week that we were able to spend together. We had a great time. We hung out, I met some of his friends that he works with...
    musicalsoul10 musicalsoul10 22-25, F May 29, 2013

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    First Deployment - so my boyfriend is going to Afghanistan on the 3rd of November, he's been before and had a few different tours but its my first one with him. I really don't know...
    ajbhusband65 ajbhusband65 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 9, 2013

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    Hmm - really needing a friend right now. its been a busy day and now that classes and hw are done my mind is starting to unwind.
    musicalsoul10 musicalsoul10 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 3, 2013

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    I Have Been There - I am not going through my first deployment, but I have been there and just wanted to let everyone know here if you ever need to talk I am a very good listener...
    rondat rondat 41-45, F 8 Responses Jan 8, 2008

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    Rude Awakening - he said he was tired, doesnt know why he's ticked off and me trying to help isnt helping. what happened?
    musicalsoul10 musicalsoul10 22-25, F Sep 8, 2013

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    Worst night ever so far... Not talking to him is hurting me worse than it is him.
    Minnesotalove Minnesotalove 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 10

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    Well..... - This weekend I went to Texas City to visit some of my family from my moms side. I thought if I went away from Trinity I could get a break and sort my life out a little...
    armywife3306 armywife3306 16-18, F 1 Response Mar 8, 2008

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    Questions - ladies and gentlemen, what was it like when your SO first came home from overseas after a year or so? im asking because my fiance is coming back from teaching in SK in...
    musicalsoul10 musicalsoul10 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 31, 2013

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    What To Expect? - I am just wondering what to expect those last few days together? I don't know what to think of the send of cermony? I don't know that I will be able to let go of...
    CarleeMarie CarleeMarie 22-25, F 4 Responses Jun 30, 2010

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    Hey - im realizing that i am one of his cornerstones. God, his family, me and his friends keep him grounded. I know being away from home is hard for him. He says that being away...
    musicalsoul10 musicalsoul10 22-25, F Nov 24, 2013

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    Lost Sight of Happy... - So Im feeling like I lost sight of how to be happy on my own.  My then boyfriend went to mob for two months, six hours away.  We could talk for...
    Daydreamer827 Daydreamer827 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 2, 2009

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    Being Strong - we put on a smiling face when they're away. we have to. Being strong for myself as well as for him is what makes it work. I may burst in tears behind closed doors...
    musicalsoul10 musicalsoul10 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 7, 2013

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    IN Kuwait - HE IS REALLY THERE. IT IS REALLY HARD TO CONCENTRATE I MISS HIM SO MUCH HE HAD BEEN IN KUWAIT FOR ONLY A WEEK.  9 MORE MO. TO GO. I'M SO SCARED.
    Utahngwife Utahngwife 22-25, F 1 Response May 16, 2008

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    Night That Needs A Smile - i'm sitting here working on my homework and i cant help but miss him. I wish that I could just make the sadness disappear. I'm focusing on my schoolwork...
    musicalsoul10 musicalsoul10 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 22, 2013

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    Dealing With Deployment - I never realized just how hard it may be at times. Knowing that my husband is deployed, and worrying about his safety when I don't hear from him is nerve...
    HisQueen HisQueen 31-35, F 32 Responses Sep 16, 2007

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    Redeployment & Ptsd What To Expect - My Fiance is currently deployed for his 3rd time all 3 deployments being in Combat.. (My first time going through a deployment and dating a...
    Unlimitedlove4mysoldier Unlimitedlove4mysoldier 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 23, 2011

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    Military Spouse - Hello everyone, I am a military spouse and I make unique military support bracelets and clothing that you can customize. Everything in my shop is on sale right...
    marie1284 marie1284 22-25, F Nov 1, 2013

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    My First Deployment - I really had no idea how hard it would be with my husband away this is my first deployment and hopefully my last i dont have any one close that share what i...
    Honeybee07 Honeybee07 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 2, 2008

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    Finding Temporary Peace - Dont forget you are beautiful. dont forget that you do have a voice, a purpose. days may be hard and some may be easy. just remember the words of " ill be...
    musicalsoul10 musicalsoul10 22-25, F Sep 10, 2013

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    Waiting - I sit and I wait patiently for you. I'm sitting here, missing you, trying not to be clingy. trying to give you the space I thought you were needing. My apologies that the...
    musicalsoul10 musicalsoul10 22-25, F Oct 27, 2013

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    Chocolate and Cherry Twizzlers - Well, this is it. He is finally leaving for his 2nd tour in Iraq, my first.  There are so many emotions running through my head right now that...
    SgtsWife1 SgtsWife1 19-21, F 3 Responses Feb 10, 2008

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    Only 7 Weeks Past!! -  I MISS MY HUSBAND SO MUCH. ITS STILL GETTING HARDER AND HARDER NOT BEING ABLE TO SEE HIM.  I AM TRYING TO STAY BUSY BUT THE ONE MOMENT IT SIT DOWN...
    Utahngwife Utahngwife 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 17, 2008

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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...
    PfcOrtizWifey PfcOrtizWifey 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 11, 2010

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    Bad News - I have recieved that dreaded phone call that makes your heart drop through your stomach twice this week. One soldier died and 2 were injured in an IED explosion on...
    ebsweet ebsweet 22-25, F 4 Responses Feb 11, 2008

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    Baby - My friend just had her baby yesterday. Her husband is in Iraq with my husband. She had the baby all by herself. There was also complications and she had to have an emergency...
    ebsweet ebsweet 22-25, F 7 Responses Dec 4, 2007

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    Having to Say Good-bye - Times are so rough now preparing for war. Getting ready to say goodbye for what seems like an eternity. A year, that seems like forever. After finding a...
    GesCka GesCka 21-25, F 2 Responses Nov 25, 2007

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    Life - my dad had said there was a bridal fair coming to town in a couple weeks and said that i need to start thinking about what we actually want for our wedding and stuff. Aside...
    musicalsoul10 musicalsoul10 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 15, 2013

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    Days Like Today - I am so proud of my guy. He is teaching and things are good. I have had a few days that I havent been able to talk to him. He felt so bad because we couldnt talk...
    musicalsoul10 musicalsoul10 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 16, 2013

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    He Just Left :( - Does anyone know of a military wives like support group for deployed marines ...soldiers and sailors?    i cant find anything and its going to be a...
    LovinMyMarine25 LovinMyMarine25 22-25 7 Responses Mar 21, 2009

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    The Little Things - to be honest, I would love it to be your face I see when I get off the plane. I love him so much. made my day :)
    musicalsoul10 musicalsoul10 22-25, F Aug 7, 2013

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    Depressed Deployed Boyfriend - My boyfriend and I have been dating for almost a year now and he has been deployed for six months. He is very introverted and doesn't like to...
    DKstrong DKstrong 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 17, 2013

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    The Mornings - I woke up in cold sweats three times last night, I hopped out of bed this morning to throw-up from the nightmares.  I am so scared.  He's going to war, an...
    GesCka GesCka 21-25, F 16 Responses Nov 27, 2007

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    My Fiance Just Left For His First Deployment - Hi ladies, My fiance just left to overseas for his first deployment. He has been gone 23 days & unfortunately it hasn't flown by like...
    Allie2011 Allie2011 22-25, F 11 Responses Jan 23, 2011

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    My Thought - "Ladies: present yourselves to the world as individuals whom deserve respect in all aspects of life. Gentlemen: love furiously, live life in a way that is nothing less...
    musicalsoul10 musicalsoul10 22-25, F Sep 21, 2013

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    Current Reminder - keep your head up, your faith strong and smile often
    musicalsoul10 musicalsoul10 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 23, 2013

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    2-508th PIR - I recieved a very sad e-mail today.  The 82nd Airborne lost a soldier yesterday.  They were patroling and were hit by an IED, one soldier was killed and...
    clc1998 clc1998 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 9, 2008