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I Am In a Relationship With a Soldier

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    me and my boyfriend have been together

    for almost 2 years now and this is the first day with out him.. I feel horrible since I'm so used to him already I cried so much because I miss him so much.. last night I sent him a message telling him how much I miss him and it just made me cry a lot more knowing he will not...
    etrigo etrigo 16-17, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    You Know You're A Military Gf When...(found This Online)

    You know you are a Military Girlfriend/Wife when..1. You don't mind a phone call waking you up at 4 a.m.2. You tell people that ask that he's 'only' been gone a month.3. The smallest contact (short email or 2 minute phone call) from your man makes your entire week!4. You cry over...
    rowergurl rowergurl 18-21, F 7 Responses Apr 1, 2011

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    I had my first experience with a friend saying

    "I'm not going to see my boyfriend for a week" today, girl I haven't seen my boyfriend in 5 months!!
    londonbridg londonbridg 22-25, F 2 Responses May 2

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    Pip246 Pip246 22-25, F Sep 14, 2014

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    My boyfriend and I have been together

    for about a Month and a half. Yesterday he told me he wants to follow his dream and become a Marine and I fully support him because this is something that he really wants. We just started dating and yes I can see my life with him since I met him, I am not sure how much I can...
    Nicolelavigne Nicolelavigne 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 29

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    In a new relationship with a solider

    who has been deployed for 6months, this will be our first deployment together And currently a week into the deployment. Don't have much of a support network back here at home. Most people I speak to don't understand and some people are really negitive. wondering if there is...
    rosierosa rosierosa 22-25, F 5 Responses Jun 28

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    My bf graduates next month at Fort Leonard Wood.

    Nobody in his family can go to the graduation. I can go, but I'd have to go alone. I don't know what to do or how to go about it... Any suggestions?
    Lavenderrrr Lavenderrrr 18-21, F 10 Responses Oct 17, 2014

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    Ugh . I Miss Him So Much ,

    Hurry Back Baby ! #76 Days & Counting . . . ♥
    VictoriaSlaughter VictoriaSlaughter 18-21, F Sep 30, 2014

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    I finally got to talk to my boyfriend today!

    It was only for 5 minutes but it made me feel so much better. We are both counting the days until he comes home and we get engaged. Stay positive ladies! He won't be gone forever!
    mufasamilan mufasamilan 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 9, 2014

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    I found this article to be really informative.

    http://thoughtcatalog.com/jamie-perry/2013/11/5-warnings-for-dating-a-generation-y-military-man/
    SonyaHazel SonyaHazel 18-21, F Apr 16

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    People don't realise how hard it can be

    sometimes having no contact with your solider. 7 days to go!!
    Pip246 Pip246 22-25, F 5 Responses Sep 13, 2014

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    I have been with my boyfriend

    for four years. He's 25 and I'm 29. He decided to join the marines last year. I support him in everything he does, but I miss him so much. I keep busy with my job and playing on my local roller derby team, but sometimes I just need support from people who know what I'm going...
    Kaziopiah Kaziopiah 26-30, F Oct 9, 2014

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    I need some support. Since everyone I know is

    telling me, me and my boyfriend aren't going to last since he just left... And because we are young (16&18)..He'll be back in 4months from training but I feel like my life is going downhill already.. I love this guy to the moon and back.. I don't want rude comments.
    neoncupcakes neoncupcakes 16-17, F 6 Responses Sep 23, 2014

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    mrsmenard2015 mrsmenard2015 26-30, F Feb 21

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    Is there a website where I can find out all the

    information i need to know now that I will be a military wife? I have dated my boyfriend for 7 months and we are planning on getting married since we just found out we are pregnant. I want to be well informed about everything.. any advice? /websites? ....
    cyh23 cyh23 22-25, F Mar 26

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    my future solider leaves in 3 weeks

    for basic. I am not ready..
    portiafay portiafay 18-21, F 6 Responses Jul 23, 2014

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    my boyfriend has just started his phase one

    training to become a para in the army im so proud of him but i miss him its only been a week since hes been gone and already i miss him like mad i wait everyday for his 10 minute call he has only called me 3 times since hes has been there as hes not allowed to call everyday i...
    jordan1234eva jordan1234eva 18-21, F 2 Responses May 16

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    I am really needing some extra support

    and friends that get what I'm going through so if any ladies here wanna share experiences feel free to comment!!
    Sierra35761 Sierra35761 18-21, F 4 Responses May 27

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    I got a phone call!!!

    ! I'm so happy I could cry! His voice is the best thing I have ever heard :)
    Lavenderrrr Lavenderrrr 18-21, F Oct 13, 2014

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    CassidyEldridge CassidyEldridge 16-17, F Jul 4

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    I am relatively new to being an army girlfriend

    and it's the hardest thing I've had to do. I can barely cope with 3 weeks of him being away for some training. I fully respect the wives/girlfriends who don't get to see there loved ones for months and not having any communication with them at all. But I will stick by him!
    Mhairix Mhairix 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 12, 2014

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    PopeyesOlive PopeyesOlive 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 7, 2014

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    My fiancé will be leaving

    for Korea for 9 months. He is only getting to come see me for a week. I work 40 hours and go to school but all I wanna do is be with him. Here at home I feel so alone and secluded. I feel as if I mourn his death every time he has to leave and when he's not around.
    Sierra35761 Sierra35761 18-21, F 1 Response May 22

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    My boyfriend is going into field training

    for 6 weeks and at first he was told he can take his phone. But now he can't. How do you cope with not being able to speak to the one you love for 6 weeks?
    ninad1210 ninad1210 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 20

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    My boyfriend and I have been together

    for almost 9 months now. He's my everything.. and he is leaving for basic in about a month, meanwhile I'm going into my Sophomore year of highschool. We aren't the average couple, as I imagine you aren't either if you're on this page, so it's not that I'm worried we won't make...
    BreyerKinzer BreyerKinzer 13-15, F 1 Response May 19

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    Lettes! :)

    I got two letters the other day! Two on the same day! What makes it even better is that it was our anniversary, and that was the best present that I could have gotten! He even remembered that it was our anniversary and said that he was sorry we couldn't be together for Valentine...
    ILoveMyGuardsman ILoveMyGuardsman 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 9, 2013

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    There are numerous older men in the world

    who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to find women for dating and companionship. The spokesperson reports that many older men have started finding perfect companions through their...
    kayccaa kayccaa 26-30, F Apr 16

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    My boyfriend of two years is a disabled veteran

    so he's done his time however all the blessings out to the families still serving!
    No1likeNickii No1likeNickii 18-21, F Mar 5

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    SkyeFoster SkyeFoster 26-30, F Aug 16

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    Being an Army Wife, is nothing

    but COMMITMENT, to be committed 100% to your spouse whether he is deployed or not, and also stay 100% faithful is the number one key in a whole life time relationship.
    pesimk pesimk 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    Hi I'm a marine girlfriend

    and I was wondering what was your experience when your significant other went to MCT & MOS? Also which base were they?
    careuhambur careuhambur 16-17, F Apr 14

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    Been basically 6 months

    since I haven't been or seen my bf. it's the hardest thing ever. Never imagined how hard this would be. Feels like I'm falling apart without him.
    Soldiergirl3 Soldiergirl3 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 7, 2014

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    my sit left for basic july 7th

    and is stationed at fort leonard wood, mo. recently found out he in echo co 701st. military police battalion. anyone else have a soldier there?
    lexielehman lexielehman 18-21, F Jul 20

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    If Someone Ever Says Its Easy.. Just Say This To Them

    You think that you can make it as a Military girlfriend/fiance/spouse well maybe you should take a day in our shoes. Trust me its not a walk in the park defiantly not, I always thought it would be the easiest thing to do.. but man I have been proven wrong. It has taken me to...
    ILoveMyMarine12 ILoveMyMarine12 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 25, 2012

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    Hi I was wondering how you all coped

    while your s/o's were away at MCT. It's been two days and not hearing his voice or talking to him is killing me. I feel empty and will do anything to make the time pass faster.
    careuhambur careuhambur 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 15

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    I am having a tough time today.

    Although I get to talk to him, and FaceTime him constantly. I'm still missing him like crazy. I get to see him again in 7 weeks. and then we will be facing our first deployment. During which he may miss our first child's birth, and all of the wedding planning. Since we are...
    mirandab3 mirandab3 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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    I don't know where my relationship with my

    airman stands. It's driving me crazy. Has anyone else been in a similar situation? I guess I should explain more. I've known him for almost a year and known he was joining for just as long. We weren't interested in one another until about 6 months ago when something clicked...
    Notquitelovers Notquitelovers 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 5

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    Hello all! I'm new to this site

    and to the Army lifestyle. My boyfriend and I have been together for almost 3 years now. He just left a week ago for basic training in Fort Benning for 14 weeks. He has an SF contract so he'll be doing a lot of training but I get to go down for his graduation in the beginning of...
    armylove11 armylove11 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 29, 2014

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    There are numerous older men in the world

    who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to find women for dating and companionship. The spokesperson reports that many older men have started finding perfect companions through their...
    chriscc11 chriscc11 26-30, F Jul 21

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    So my boyfriend is in basic training right now.

    I got a call today yay!! He told me how he misses me & how much he appreciates me. I miss him so much I write to him every night. He says it's the worst experience ever. I wish i could be with him every step of the way. I worry myself daily. I wish he could just come home now...
    Amber1027 Amber1027 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 2, 2014

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    Sometimes I feel like my boyfriend is the only

    person who has ever truly made me feel appreciated and loved. This is the main reason I miss him so much, everyone else is always too involved with their own lives to pay attention to me and my problems (even thought I'm there for them, when they're in need) just wish someone...
    uribegre uribegre 18-21, F Sep 25, 2014

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    I have been so annoyed with girls today

    who say stuff like 'I'm sad I won't be kissing my boyfriend under the fireworks tonight'. Like really? I'm sad that my boyfriend is on the other side of the country learning how to fight for our country's freedom. But ya know, we all gotta make sacrifices. Here's to all the men...
    brennx33 brennx33 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 4

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    I don't mean to brag.

    .but I've my man back and I could not be happier ❤️
    Pip246 Pip246 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 19, 2014

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    Found out my other half is being sent away

    for training.....don't know where, don't know how long for...all I want to do is cry. Must.stay.strong
    Pip246 Pip246 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 26, 2014

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    val8788 val8788 26-30, F Mar 20

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    My boyfriend is in the air force

    and hes leaving for an entire year for basic and tech school. I love him and im going to miss him so much. Its going to be hard with out him.
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