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I Am Going to Be a Military Girlfriend

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 33 People

    Let The Countdown Begin...

    We're down to a little over a month until my boyfriend leaves for basics. I know deep in my heart that this isn't just "some fling." This is the man I want to spend the rest of my life with, and you can say I'm too young to know that, but I know, in the deepest parts of me. I...
    carealot96 carealot96 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 5, 2012

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    Couting Down the Days Until I See Him Again

    Well first of all, I am already an army girlfriend.  We met while i was at school, and he was here visiting some friends.  We talked the entire night, thats when i found out that he was in the army and was only visiting for a month, then he would return to Korea for a...
    jmsk208 jmsk208 18-21, F 1 Response May 3, 2008

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    Questions About Basic

    I'm trying to prepare as much as I can...can anyone give me any idea on how much we will communicate during basic, and in what forms? I always read different things, someone who knows and has experienced it would be great. He will be in the military.
    Hemi2012 Hemi2012 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 26, 2013

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    So I've been talking to this guy

    for some months now and I've noticed some sexual tension. He comes home in 5 months and we've known each other for a few years. Should I have sex with him when he comes home since I may not have the chance to make love to him in many months? You're opinions?
    DaniD19 DaniD19 18-21, F Jun 10, 2014

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    Separation

    I will soon be a military girlfriend. This summer in fact is when he will be leaving. Right now I am on spring break, and 750 miles away from him. It is really the first time we have been apart. So for good practice we said that we wouldn't text or call, for practice of the...
    Hemi2012 Hemi2012 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 10, 2013

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    Day One - 6 Months to Go

    even though we decided to "break up" while he was gone, we still both love each other and miss each other.  i saw him today for the last time that i will see him in six months.  we have been together almost three years and have hung out nearly every day since...
    jjane jjane 26-30, F Feb 28, 2008

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    I Am Going To Be A Sailor'S Girlfriend

    As of December of 2012, My boyfriend decided he was going to enlist in the US Navy. He's going into Meps Febuary 4th and 5th and hopfully he passes his tests.... I know it's going to be hard, but I'm sure I can handle this. We're already a long distance couple, but now he's going...
    ASailorsGirl18 ASailorsGirl18 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 29, 2013

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    June 24th Cannot Get Here Soon Enough.

    Yesterday was the last day that I get to see him until his graduation in May. And then he will leave for AIT and come back in June.We have only been dating since November but it seems like it has been much longer we've have known each other and been friends for three years now. I...
    NikkiWilson NikkiWilson 16-17 1 Response Mar 1, 2011

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    National Guard

    My boyfriend has officially joined the National Guard. He leaves for basic training in January of 2008. His MOS: EOD...Explosive Ordnance Disposal Specialist. AKA: dealing with bomb stuff. Scary stuff...I know. Anyways, he set his whole deal up to where he won't be coming back...
    timmysgirl timmysgirl 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 1, 2007

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    I'M New To This Military Stuff

    My boyfriend is going through the process of getting into the national guard. I care about him so much and I want to support him more but I can't because I'm worrying about him. Also I need people that can talk to me. Also share their advice. When he leaves I don't want to be one...
    Goalie1993 Goalie1993 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 13, 2013

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    New And Confused

    I am completely new at this! I have no idea what I am doing. Me and my guy are not actually officially dating. I think he is waiting until he comes home to make it official. We have been good friends for the longest time. I know a lot of you don't hardly get to talk to your man...
    somecountrygirl somecountrygirl 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 12, 2013

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    I Don't Know What To Expect

    My boyfriend will be going into basic training soon, he's got his fitness test in a few days which he will pass. We're in a long distance relationship at the moment but I still have regular contact with him everyday and I get to see him every couple of weeks or so and so I just...
    charlottesometimes21 charlottesometimes21 18-21, F Mar 12, 2012

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    My Boyfriend Is Moving To Israel

    I've been dating Jake for just over 5 months now, and it has been one hell of a ride. I'm 17 and he's 18, so basically I have one more year of high school and he just graduated. As of about a year ago Jake decided he wanted to move to Israel when he graduated and join the IDF...
    ashmichelle777 ashmichelle777 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 7, 2013

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    Worth It.

    I am a junior in High School and I have been Best Friends with a wonderful guy named Josiah for almost 2 years. Most of the time we were friends he had a girlfriend, and even though I had strong feelings for him I never told him. Just a few months ago, him and his girlfriend...
    carealot96 carealot96 16-17, F Sep 10, 2012

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    He's Leaving In Two Months!!

    My boyfriend and I have been dating for 8 months so far, and I love him so much. He has just signed up with the ARMY, and will be leaving for basic training in two months. I have no idea how to handle this, and I don't know what to expect.
    dudlegirl9 dudlegirl9 18-21 3 Responses Feb 6, 2008

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    I Am Going To Be A Military Girlfriend

    My boyfriend is literally the most wonderful man I have ever met. You hear people say that a lot. But he is, he would do anything for anyone and the love I feel for him overwhelms me. He has wanted to join the armed forces for a long time and this January he decided he was going...
    charlottesometimes21 charlottesometimes21 18-21, F Mar 11, 2012

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    Anyone?

    Does anyone have a boyfriend/husband that has just left for basic training in San Antonio, Texas?
    carealot96 carealot96 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 6, 2013

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    Feeling a little bit of hatred... I don't understand how he went to I'm never going to leave to be a marine to "guess what I'm going to boot camp soon" really quick... He didn't...
    etrigo etrigo 16-17, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    It's hard not getting to talk to him as we use to I know that it's going to be like that because he's working but It's tough not being able to not call him like 24/7 😂 because...
    Trinityhester318 Trinityhester318 16-17, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Hello all! I just wanted to say first and foremost I am not a military girlfriend however, I am a substance abuse and clinical counseling student who would love to know what your...
    tozourj15 tozourj15 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I'm legit sick and tired of everyone who hasn't been in a military relationship say " oh I understand what you're going through I've done the long distance before!" WHEN REALLY it...
    BaybeehToess16 BaybeehToess16 18-21, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I get to see my sailor either tomorrow or early Saturday morning(!!) and then he is leaving early Sunday morning. I am so excited to see him because I haven't seen him in a month...
    Meckert14 Meckert14 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    Hello, it's Chad again. I've been M.I.A. but I am back now. Need your advice, my girlfriend of 3 years has been very upset and angry with me these past 2 weeks. I've been super...
    Chad854 Chad854 22-25, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Hello, it's Chad again. I've been M.I.A. but I am back now. Need your advice, my girlfriend of 3 years has been very upset and angry with me these past 2 weeks. I've been super...
    Chad854 Chad854 22-25, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    My mom and I got into a pretty bad fight... I have paid for a ticket to go to his graduation and his family is going out of their way to make graduation a possibility for my busy...
    CoastieGF0918 CoastieGF0918 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 1

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    More than anything I don't want him to leave. I ask myself everyday why him? He's leaving March 28th to go to Japan for 2 years. I haven't cried since the day he told about it last...
    rethaa rethaa 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 28

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    My heart is currently in my stomach. I am a firm believer in God, I know he always has a plan and will take care of us. Not even an hour ago my soldier said he needed to call me...
    maryashlyn maryashlyn 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 26

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    Etsy have the CUTEST military girlfriend things! I'm gonna have no money 😂😍
    cadenn cadenn 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 24

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    I can't ever sleep...I stay up almost all night and I have no friends where I'm going to college.
    deshhh14 deshhh14 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 24

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    I been on and off with my first love .We met high school but started to date after high school when he join the military we had 2 years apart .This is second time in Japan and he...
    kellner27 kellner27 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 23

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    Just got word his return date from deployment has been delayed a few days, which is fine. But he told me he's going to go up and visit his family when he comes back, then he has to...
    mallorylauren mallorylauren 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 23

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    I was hoping my tax return was going to be enough to plan a visit to see my boyfriend. It's not. :( It broke me down a little bit. I'm usually positive about the distance and try...
    RikkiDF RikkiDF 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 23

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    Anyone deal with on and off realtionship because the military or family ??
    kellner27 kellner27 18-21, F Jan 23

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    Anyone deal with a realtionship on and off because the military or family ???
    kellner27 kellner27 18-21, F Jan 23

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    Waking up to my military turkey for the past few days has been wonderful, I don't even want to begin to think of him leaving me! Boooooooooooo I've gotten so used to coming home to...
    BaybeehToess16 BaybeehToess16 18-21, F Jan 23

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    Hi, my boyfriend is currently away and we have been having some minor relationship issues and I am having trouble expressing myself. I was wondering if anyone would be willing to...
    Oriac8 Oriac8 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 23

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    I FINALLY heard from my soldier. I was so overwhelmed with joy when I heard his voice, I was crying. My love has grown stronger and stronger each and everyday for him. I'm proud to...
    jessielynn1719 jessielynn1719 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 22

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    Everyone is awesome on here (: the support and ability to talk to you all about our men being in military is amazing. BUT you are all amazing too! We're all super strong like our...
    Kiayamj Kiayamj 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 22

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    I met my boyfriend, who is in the Army, online and we dated for a year and it was an amazing year! He would talk about having kids and us getting married and then we went to Aruba...
    Kat95 Kat95 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 22

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    Today's the day I say goodbye to my best friend, my soul mate, my better half. I have to say see ya in 365 days give or take a few and I am not ready. Where did this week go? He is...
    karrilynn karrilynn 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 22

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    What I love about being a military girlfriend is that there's no judgement. And it doesn't matter what age you are because you can talk to anyone for hours about your SO. I've...
    sandrew42 sandrew42 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 21