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I Am Going to Make It Through the Next 12 Months

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 84 People

    I Miss Him Terribly!

    My boyfriend/bestfriend/hero/everything...got on the plane today!  And it is a lot harder then I expected! I am going running the last couple days through my head and kicking myself for stpid things I said or you know what I didn't do! I just wish I could go back and redo...
    bhertz88 bhertz88 18-21 Jan 16, 2009

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    LOVE Him!

    I get so excited when I talk to my bf on  the computer, its nice to see him on the webcam. I love to see him smile he makes me melt! Just seeing him makes all my worries go away! :) Even if it is just for a few minutes. at least I can see how hes doing. Sometimes I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 21, 2009

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    You All Make Me Proud!

    I "googled" this site, and was unbelieveably humbled by the stories I saw here...you are all amazing people! I was a "ded-wife" 30 years ago...and my real-mean-marine was stationed in Iwakuni for 6 months. I was miserable and lonely. The ladies who deal with these...
    Makinswood1218 Makinswood1218 51-55 Oct 26, 2012

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    Being Without My Baby

    so its been almost a year since we said our first goodbyes since then we have dealt with so many things a miscarriage due to stress his mother getting cancer my best friend being killed him seeing his friends die numerous fights and Way more things.When i first met Nicholas many...
    princesskassie92 princesskassie92 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 22, 2010

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    1st Deployment

    My Ugh-Maze-ing bf. of 3 yrs. is going to be leaving for his first deployment on may 20th for 12 months to afganistan.. This is going to be the biggest n hardest trial of my life. I am so worried about him.  I just hope and pray that he stays safe and that he will come home...
    ashleysvr ashleysvr 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 17, 2009

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    Beginning of Our Deployment

    My boyfriend has been deployed for abt two months now... He too will be gone for a year in Iraq/Kuwait, and he gets leave to come home in April which is abt six months from now!!! I cant wait for April and these next six months to go by, but it seems and feels like forever!!! I...
    danbriars08 danbriars08 18-21 4 Responses Oct 6, 2009

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    Give Me Strength.

    I am taking him to the Airport today so he can fly back home and say goodbye to his family. I am so happy he will get this chance, but I know that I am going to be a wreck leaving the airport, it is forshawoing what I know is coming very very very soon. His deployment. God...
    mashleysue mashleysue 18-21, F Apr 5, 2012

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    No Phone Calls...

    My hunni has been in aghanistan for 2 weeks now. N he's been calling me everyday. But i havnt gotten a call for the last 2 day's. I know i better get used to it. I know's it not going to be able to call everynight. It just sucks really really bad. When you love and...
    ashleysvr ashleysvr 18-21, F 2 Responses May 19, 2009

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    My First Calls From Afghanistan

    My fiance left for Afghanistan last week... i haven't heard from him since. Today i got EIGHT phone calls from what i thought was a lady calling me about Fred's correspondance classes (I've been avoiding her). I received a voicemail after the thrid call, and...
    bbygurl bbygurl 18-21, F 3 Responses May 28, 2009

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    Beginning of Our Deployment

    My boyfriend has been deployed for abt two months now... He too will be gone for a year in Iraq/Kuwait, and he gets leave to come home in April which is abt six months from now!!! I cant wait for April and these next six months to go by, but it seems and feels like forever!!! I...
    danbriars08 danbriars08 18-21 3 Responses Oct 6, 2009

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    Tough Times

    sometimes i feel like im never gonna get outta this slump, hes been gone for a month now, and i still feel like im not functioning right, i miss him so much, I never thought i could love someone else like this, and I (we) never really thought wed fall in love, sometimes...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jan 19, 2009

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    So In Love With My Soldier

    You know the saying is true you have his heart but the army has his butt lol, the depoyments are so hard but one thing i can be thankful for is it has brought us closer together! We are suuch a strong couple! The thing that gets me the most while he is gone is watching a movie...
    armywifeward armywifeward 26-30 May 26, 2009

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    Missing the One I Love!

    My bf is in iraq for the next 12 months..its hard being away from him but i know it will be worth it in the end. I love him more than anything and never want to lose him!! He is my everything and plan on staying by his side during the 12 months and for forever!!
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Dec 30, 2008

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    Please Wake Me Up!!

    Hi. So my husbands is gone to Iraq and will later be deployed to Afghan. from how things are going. Im really sad, because I miss him dearly. I know I have to stay strong for him, because Im his support system. I always remain positive and be there anytime he needs me. I try not...
    yungmilitarywifey yungmilitarywifey 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 2, 2009

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    New!

    My boyfriend has been in the army for about 2 and a half years, he's been in the entire time we've been together except for 2 mos, so him being in the army is pretty normal for me.  the thing is, it's going to be his first deployment in about a week and i'm freaking out....i...
    Kansas03 Kansas03 18-21 4 Responses Jul 28, 2009

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    Going to Harvard next year to study biochemistry in pursuit of my MD in emergency medicine. :)
    thefuturedoctor1 thefuturedoctor1 16-17, M 2 Responses Jan 5

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    i think i can make it though anything after what i have been though the 11 years. it started with me going to Iraq back in 04. when i sign up i knew that I would be going to war...
    jsmith19941978 jsmith19941978 36-40, M 4 hrs ago

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    So I just kinda need to vent about this. I was dating this girl for a while, and I fell in love with her. After about 5 months she announced on facebook that she was in a...
    cws122 cws122 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 9

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    Been best friends 20 years, together 16, married 11. We have a 5 and 8 year old. On NYE we talked through divorce arrangements. I initiated but am devastated and don't want this...
    differentdrummer78 differentdrummer78 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 12

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    This is how hard men act: 1)They walk past people and tell them they smell 2)They make up lots of threats that they never follow through on even when their bluff is called...
    UltimateDemiGoddessSam UltimateDemiGoddessSam 31-35, F 18 hrs ago

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    I saw the extended version of basic training in the United States Air Force. And it began with blackmail, betrayal, and lies. I joined the United States Air Force in April of...
    Erealia Erealia 18-21, F Jan 8

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    Everything started when I was in eighth grade, in gym class. There were three girls who thought that every guy in the class was supposed to crawl to them, only to get their hearts...
    gay4ever gay4ever 16-17, M Dec 31, 2014

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    Mum was over at a friends place and my sister and I decided to stay at home. The whole day was full of blue sky's until 5:56 PM when there was a big patch of dark grey clouds...
    Delphi111 Delphi111 13-15, M Jan 2

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    Why do you hurt me?I loved you.Why do you make me cry?I loved you.You used to make me laugh.I loved you.I must leave now, it’s the only way.But please know there was a time...
    Cherbelle Cherbelle 41-45, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I feel like my mind has been shattered. All these years of struggling to survive, barely making it. all the beatings, emotionally and physically. All the blows to my body, my mind...
    TheWickedJester TheWickedJester 26-30, M 4 hrs ago

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    Well, I go to a community college, so for those of you that go to one how do you deal with the social situation. What I've realized at my college is that majority of the students...
    DarkGoddesss DarkGoddesss 18-21, F 6 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    Im done with letting negativity and depression rule with my life, im proud of myself for making the proper changes and deleted all my negative depressing post on EP. The past...
    TheWorldVsJ TheWorldVsJ 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 30, 2014

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    I just went through a surgery and I was a bit expectant of my boyfriend to support me emotionally and to be present. I guess I was asking too much. He went out partying and when I...
    dreamsofdoom dreamsofdoom 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 7

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    my lifelong best friend died on may 28 2011 when he was struck by a car in oc maryland. he was 21. Groing up he was always smiling. Thus I started calling him smiles. He was a...
    MarkymarkCSA1861 MarkymarkCSA1861 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    I am again on EP . I always use to come when i am depressed. Now i think its a part of my life. Right now i am in my office.Trying to hide my tears. I met him in 2012 . We use to...
    kathhyv kathhyv 26-30, F 6 Responses Jan 8

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    Very short poem: 'Note to self' There's something so ****** up about the 'ever creeping, but never confident enough in a million years to ever rear its head' presence of suicide...
    LegitimateRabbit LegitimateRabbit 18-21, M Jan 18

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    This Is Where I Leave You My days have been pretty hectic over the last few weeks but I did recently get a chance to squeeze in a movie called This Is Where I Leave You on a...
    LivefortheWeekend LivefortheWeekend 46-50, M Jan 19

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    Melbourne airport Victorians can be so polite! Melbourne Tower : "Saudi Air 511 -- You are cleared to land on runway 9R." east approach Saudi Air : "Thank you Melbourne...
    kajun1950 kajun1950 61-65, M 14 hrs ago

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    Indeed. I am being captured by a moment that can not return. I have been wondering around the empty streets , like some short of ghost that can't let go of past. My life is a joke...
    sparkydream sparkydream 18-21, F Jan 1

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    I am an introvert. I am going to be dragged to a party Saturday. Then I'm going to be accused of refusing to have fun and refusing to live a life. Then I'm going to think that they...
    goagainsttheflow goagainsttheflow 18-21, F 7 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I used to think I couldn’t go a day without your smile. Without telling you things and hearing your voice back. Then, that day arrived and it was so damn hard but the next was...
    WeLiveAndDieInTheseTowns WeLiveAndDieInTheseTowns 31-35, M Dec 30, 2014

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    We BROKE UP because of religion, we still deeply love each other and believe me at that time we did a lot. Because of her religion we had to break up and we had many talks about...
    ShaneTom1 ShaneTom1 16-17, M 4 Responses Jan 4

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    Cold air blows across the desert, it is quiet and lonely. Wind whistles through the window pane and I think of you. The house is cold and I need your warm arms to hold me. You are...
    Mendmyheart Mendmyheart 46-50, F 4 Responses Jan 11

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    okay i have had this fear since a child. it doesnt get any easier. Anything medical freaks me the F out. Found out I need to go so my insurance will go through for therapy and I...
    LadySarah09 LadySarah09 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 12

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    Was driving in to work today and got a call asking where the hell I was as the meeting was about to commence in 5 mins. To my utter shock, I realised that I hadn't checked my work...
    AthenaJones AthenaJones 36-40, F 4 Responses Jan 19

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    I am looking down that tunnel to a wedding date. A venue has been contracted for and a dress has been purchased. A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to attend a large gay wedding...
    jaxson2014 jaxson2014 31-35, F Jan 20

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    Everything, I'm going to miss it when I once could make you laugh, last year, could make you smile, when u wanted to hug me just because, when you'd want to hold my hand without...
    BlueSkysAreCold BlueSkysAreCold 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    All this BS made me stronger.Believe me when I say I'm gonna be...Big, explosions crack through thunderous mountains.Hearts exploding, minds, volcanoes pop and blow.I'm not alone...
    YouCouldBeHappy YouCouldBeHappy 70+, F 3 hrs ago

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    And I tend to break them very swiftly. Hence, I've given up on giving up chocolate! This year I want to make some steady long needed & meaningful positive changes. Little by...
    AsteriasAura AsteriasAura 36-40, F Dec 30, 2014

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    I was the first one who filed the divorce after too many years together. I am surprised at his audacity to want to fix things now. In fact, he wants to drag the divorce out....in...
    heartache123 heartache123 36-40, F 3 Responses Jan 3

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    I used to be reallh close to my aunt, I wished she was my mom, she was so nice and cool! And then my parents stopped visiting her... I didn't see her for 5 years and she NEVER ask...
    coco3700 coco3700 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 5

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