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I Am Going to Be a Military Girlfriend

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 33 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    So I'm talking to a soldier.

    We met online. Haven't met in person yet because he's deployed right now and has 3 more months until he gets to come home. We message on Facebook and we've Skyped. We've completely fallen for each other. He's asked me to be his girlfriend but I said not yet because it was too...
    Pris1014 Pris1014 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 25

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Is anyone else going to Family Day at Ft. Benning in August?
    meghan1635 meghan1635 18-21, F 15 mins ago

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    48 more days until I'm in his arms againđź’• I've been going through some rough stuff lately but seeing the number get smaller has made it better
    katelynR katelynR 16-17, F 26 mins ago

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    It takes a real woman to be with a man in the military.
    Ashleymaria07 Ashleymaria07 18-21, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    Do you ever feel lonely? Not the kind of lonely where you miss your SO, but this strange disconnect from other people who don't understand military life. All I want is to be with...
    raquelita88 raquelita88 26-30, F 3 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    Is it bad that I'm worried he's going to or already has met someone else? I don't know why I'm so worried about that, it's totally irrational, he's at BASIC for the love of God...
    zeekays zeekays 16-17, F 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I haven't posted on here in awhile but I need all the support I can get right now. My boyfriend and I have been together for 3 years. We met at college and have been literally...
    mw318 mw318 22-25, F 5 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    My fiancé' is coming home in less than a week now. And his best friend is also one of my friends.. He's been all upset with me lately because I'm going to get a little more time...
    cmehler14 cmehler14 18-21, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    I'm still really frustrated and angry with my friend. I felt like she totally disrespected me. Ever since she found out what's going on she has been asking me if she can message my...
    Ldylvlylcks2002 Ldylvlylcks2002 26-30, F 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    So we found out he's going to be stationed for the next few years at the base we hoped for!!! The best thing about it, he's going to be exactly 1 hour from the college I'm going to...
    Semperfi1025 Semperfi1025 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I met this guys freshman year of high school (we've dated before ), I am currently in the summer going into my sophomore year and my soon to be again boyfriend is a coming senior...
    drinkingc0ke drinkingc0ke 13-15, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    The past week has been awful for my and my boyfriend and I. He's being so distant and pushing me away. I talked to him about it and all he had to say is he's not trying to push me...
    missyyy18 missyyy18 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Well looks like my husband plans on going back into the military again. Hopefully soon. He may not be going back into the navy but we will see what the next few weeks/next month or...
    VaniaAbel VaniaAbel 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    My marine boyfriend just asked me to marry him a week ago and I said yes. He leaves back for his base tomorrow. The original plan was to visit him at base so I could get a ring but...
    heyitsfelisha heyitsfelisha 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Hey.. So my boyfriend leaves for UCSG Basic Training in September. I don't know how I'm going to live without him. I know that he is supposed to support the country, and I am...
    AllyZamitalo AllyZamitalo 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    if u will be given a chance military girlfriends here to change the past, wud u still choose to love a military guy?
    xazygreece xazygreece 22-25, F 9 Responses 5 days ago

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    My boyfriend of over a year just left for bootcamp today. I am a ball of emotions and after I dropped him off at the airport I haven't left my bed. I don't know what to do, or what...
    brennx33 brennx33 16-17, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    So I am going to be visiting m boyfriend for family day in about a month at Fort Benning and I was wondering if anyone had any experience or advice on things we could do? It's just...
    meghan1635 meghan1635 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Hey guys. So I wanted to hear some of your stories about going to school while I guess following your Military man. Becoming a nurse is my dream and it's really important I achieve...
    selenaalyse selenaalyse 18-21, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    Two nights ago he definitely opened my eyes. I knew he was going out with friends from class, but I didn't think he'd be out late. I got upset when I found out he had other plans...
    ashleywarren96 ashleywarren96 18-21, F 6 Responses a week ago

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    Kind of feeling bad. I'm now starting to get to the point where I'm excited for him to leave. He can't wait until he gets to go to bootcamp and his excitement about it makes me...
    danceislyfe16 danceislyfe16 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 27

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    I've gone through it all. I've been with him through basic training, tech school, and now he's stationed 2,000 miles away from me. My problem is now I have insecurities. Is anyone...
    ddg96 ddg96 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 25

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    Update: As you may know I ended things with my solider about two months ago now. After I visited him in Germany, things just weren't the same, I don't know what happened it was...
    DollyR12 DollyR12 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 25

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    I just found out my soldier is getting stationed in Alaska.. I knew he was going to be far alway from me.. I just didn't think he would be going this far away.. This is a lot for...
    villasenorsarmygirl villasenorsarmygirl 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 24

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    Being a military SO is not for the weak of heart... I'm so heart broken right now. A soldier that I got to know while participating in band recently took his own life after finding...
    niarafuller niarafuller 16-17, F 5 Responses Jun 24

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    Saw my Marine Recruit off to Boot yesterday (going to MCRD Paris Island, SC.) There was a "Family and Friends Briefing" and i couldn't help but get upset when this Marine wife who...
    eetalex eetalex 18-21 2 Responses Jun 23