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I Am Going to Make It Through the Next 12 Months

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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