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I Am Married to a Soldier

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    Not For Much Longer

    This armywife is no more! My husband and I have split - so I'm guessing we'll be divorced by the end of the year. I'm not sad - it was on the cards for a while and I think it's what both of us want, there is some bitterness and at the moment we don't speak at all. Still it's for...
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F 8 Responses Aug 7, 2008

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    Crazy Excited!! :)

    hey everyone!! so im getting so excited my husband comes home from AIT in just 16 days! yes yes yes!! its been a long five months with him being gone and our son is so ready to have his daddy home even tho hes just shy 3 months lol. im currently planning a huge welcome home...
    landonsmom3 landonsmom3 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 30, 2009

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    Was Once A Soldier Myself

    I am married to a soldier in the US Army. We have two kids together. We have been married for 6 going on 7 years now! If anyone has questions on married life to a soldier please feel free to ask me. We have been through a lot together. I was on the soldier end myself till 2007...
    armyvetwolf armyvetwolf 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 15, 2011

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    What to Do

    my husband is currently deployed in Iraq and its killing me Im trying so hard to be strong but its hard I didnt talk to him for 5 days which is to be expected but when we finally talked it wasnt a good conversation and I think he hung up on me its not fair cause its not like I...
    armywife26 armywife26 22-25, F 4 Responses Feb 26, 2009

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    My Internet Romance Became My American Hero... My Soon To Be Husband!

    MyCAA offers Military Spouses a grant for $4,000 to attend schooling online. That's right; FREE on-line; All from the Comfort zone of your home at your own pace. E5 and below W1 to W2 or O1 to O2- if you Spouse is in this rank zone than this GRANT is FOR YOU. We have tons of...
    azgal2011 azgal2011 18-21, F Mar 30, 2012

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    Crazy Excited!! :)

    hey everyone!! so im getting so excited my husband comes home from AIT in just 16 days! yes yes yes!! its been a long five months with him being gone and our son is so ready to have his daddy home even tho hes just shy 3 months lol. im currently planning a huge welcome home...
    landonsmom3 landonsmom3 18-21, F Nov 30, 2009

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    I Love My Soldier!

    He is going to Afghanistan this summer and I will miss him terribly. I'm so sad that he will miss his son's 1st birthday.
    micahmae micahmae 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 1, 2009

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    Crazy Excited!! :)

    hey everyone!! so im getting so excited my husband comes home from AIT in just 16 days! yes yes yes!! its been a long five months with him being gone and our son is so ready to have his daddy home even tho hes just shy 3 months lol. im currently planning a huge welcome home...
    landonsmom3 landonsmom3 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 30, 2009

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    Life As An Army Wife

    I've been married to my soldier for almost a year, although we've been together for over 4yrs. I have been through 2 deployments, and I am praying I won't have to do that anymore. Right now we are stationed at Ft.Lewis. He is working with the wounded soldiers and I am very proud...
    FtLewispuppyowner FtLewispuppyowner 26-30 4 Responses Jul 27, 2008

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    First Deployment

    hello we have just started our first deployment.  he just left a week ago. the only word i have heard so far is an email.  i cherish it.  i moved away from his duty station 2 months before deployment so i am kinda out of the FRG loop.  I feel so alone...
    jtcochran07 jtcochran07 18-21 3 Responses Sep 9, 2008

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    No Stronger Love

    My husband is a soldier and so is my little sister. They both will be deploying to Iraq in January. My sister is a combat medic and my husband is in transportation. When the war first started, I would hear of soldiers dying all the time. I would feel sorry for their families, but...
    keke6285 keke6285 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 10, 2008

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    Miss My Baby!

    So my husband and I got married to days before he left for Afganistan actually...and I am about 2 months pregnant! I am devastated that he can't be here! Our first child and he can't experience any of it with me! I am so so sad about this and I know that it is affecting him more...
    bhertz88 bhertz88 18-21 1 Response Feb 20, 2009

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    6 Yrs and 3 Deployments

    hi my name is stefanie, call me stef if you like, i'm married to a us army soldier (crewchief, uh60's). we're currently stationed in katterbach/ansbach, germany and have been married for almost 6 years now and are in our third deployment right now :-( of course this time we were...
    trisandkksmom trisandkksmom 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 4, 2008

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    IAM New to the Army

    IM A NEW WIFE TO THE ARMY AND HAS BEEN ALMOST A YEAR NOW AND IT HAS BEEN THE TOUGHEST JOB IN THE WORLD AND MY HUSBAND LEAVES FOR DEPLOYMENT FOR HIS 4TIME AND I AM SCARED TO DEATH THAT I AM NOT GOING TO MAKE IT THROUGH OR ANYTHING
    ArmyWifeNow ArmyWifeNow 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 4, 2009

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    Yes Im Married to a Soldier...

    My story is simple: My husband was in the Marines Corps got out tried the civilian world for a while and it just wasn't cutting it. He decided to try to go back into the Marine Corps but they were dragging on taking prior enlisted so he went to the Army Recruiting office and...
    armywives101 armywives101 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 30, 2009

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    Hubby Left For Fort Benning Bct July 10th...

    Hello my name is tiffanie & I've been married to my husband for 3 years(together for 4)...he just left for basic training this past Tuesday...I miss him so much & I'm still fairly new to this lifestyle...if there is anyone who has had experience with Fort Benning please share:)
    Prdarmywife12 Prdarmywife12 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 13, 2012

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    Missing My American Hero!!!

    ok so veteran's day was a blower...no mail and no call from my hubby...i miss him so much and look forward to his letters and calls and didnt get either. im starting to not like the holidays haha jk...he comes home in 36 more days and i freaking cant wait...i know we all cant...
    cpurvey cpurvey 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 12, 2009

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    I Love My Soldier

    I remember the day my husband told me he wanted to join the Army. I had just gotten home from work, when i walked into our apartment he had cleaned the house, and was making dinner and on our coffee table i could see this packet ... and i knew the second i saw that packet our...
    ProudArmyWife2007 ProudArmyWife2007 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 2, 2009

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    New Wife...and Also Mother Of 2 Soldiers

    I recently got married and my new husband is deploying in next couple months. I already have a son currently deployed and another one in basic training....I feel very alone....worried....and over whelmed! This is alot to try and handle all at once.
    adahmen04 adahmen04 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 19, 2012

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    ARNG Wife

      Happily married on April 17, 2005.. He is my best friend.. My heart and soul.. He makes me laugh and sometimes cry. In the end I couldn't imagine my life without him.. Being with him has made me the happiest girl in the world.. It sucks being away from him for 12- 15...
    DogTagKindaGirl DogTagKindaGirl 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 23, 2009

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    My Crazy Military Life...

    Ok, so it has been forever since I have wrote on here or even logged in. In the past 9 months I have had some crazy twists and super lows. My husband is currently deployed and we almost divored over him having a affiar with my best friend. Wierdly after months of fighting and...
    landonsmom3 landonsmom3 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 27, 2011

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    New To This Whole Experience...

    Hello everyone, i am married to an army soldier that is at BCT in Fort Sill,Ok. He left 10/14/2009 and is starting on his 3rd week in Phase I. I am so proud of him and cant wait til i see him again. I dont know any other military wives and would like to get to know some. I am in...
    cpurvey cpurvey 26-30, F 7 Responses Nov 9, 2009

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    Wedding Planning

    my husband just got his first duty station in south korea at camp casey for an unaccompanied year. i am still in college working on getting my degree. he proposed to me right before he left for south korea, and we decided to get married before he left, just incase of a deployment...
    armywifelucas armywifelucas 18-21, F Jul 19, 2009

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    New

    Hey HOW IS EVERYONE DOING? WELL I JUST WANT TO TELL A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF. MY NAME IS NICOLE ROTOLO ME AND MY HUSBAND HAS BEEN MARRIED FOR 60 DAYS. HE JUST GOT DONE WITH IRAQ WE GOT MARRIED WHEN WE WAS HOME ON LEAVE. I LIVE IN FL MY HUSBAND IS IN GERMANY AND WE WILL BE MOVING TO...
    coleebabyxo coleebabyxo 18-21 2 Responses Jun 23, 2009

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    Hello :)

    I thought I'd introduce myself to the group. My name is Rachel and I am currently living in Colorado where my husband is stationed at Fort Carson. Our 1st anniversary is coming up on the 12th but he is at NTC and will likely not be home until a few days after. I'm currently...
    Emparatrice Emparatrice 18-21, F Oct 30, 2012

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    New to This

    hello all! the names amber mccartney and my husband just graduated basic trainning from fort jackson and now he is starting AIT at fort jackson as well. we just had a son on sept.11 2009 and his daddy just got to meet him for the first time this last weekend. it was vary...
    landonsmom3 landonsmom3 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 5, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    I need advice. Here is some background knowledge: my boyfriend and I have been together for two years we have know from the start that we were meant to spend the rest of our lives...
    Paigebrianne0 Paigebrianne0 16-17, F 7 Responses Aug 3

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    I am married and I have one son... Well.. In this life they are such a blessing for me...
    YRIN YRIN 26-30, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    If you're told you only have six months to live. Immediately get married. It will make those six months seems like eternity.
    jojo0915 jojo0915 31-35, M 6 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    Where do I start, how do I not blame myself, how did I let things get like this. We've been together for 8 years (not legally married) and have a six and seven year old. Things...
    1forever 1forever 26-30, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    Hello! This is my first post and I've decided to talk about my boyfriend. We are both from Georgia. I'm in New Jersey for college and because of my dad's job has transferred us...
    MilsoChristine MilsoChristine 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 24

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    I guess I should state I was married to a soldier with PTS. I will never call it a disorder, he was a strong man and a great husband, so i will never say he had a disorder. Five...
    KatieInSoCal KatieInSoCal 26-30, F 5 Responses Aug 1

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    First off please excuse the grammar and puncuation. Im writing this from an outdated and slow tablet. This is my first post and I'm not sure if im telling you all this for advice...
    Whatstruggle Whatstruggle 26-30, M Aug 3

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    At least not necessarily. Some soldiers are indeed heroes, but this country (the U.S.) has the definition of a hero backwards. A true hero is someone who does anything to prevent...
    heapograss heapograss 22-25, M Aug 8

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    I just want to say thank you to all of our Canadian soldiers for serving all over the world, and especially in Afghanistan..I would also like to thank the American soldiers as well...
    CanadianVanstone123 CanadianVanstone123 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    My husband is ready to join the army. I'm ok with it now. A couple of months ago I was not. We just got married May 4, 2014 so it will be really hard for us. We are just starting...
    AshleyStiles AshleyStiles 18-21 1 Response Jul 31

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    I know many people out there are probably going through what im going through...being pregnant, having to go through a birth all by yourself , dealing with so many emotions is by...
    aiddet aiddet 31-35, F Jul 22

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    My boyfriend left for Afghanistan at the end of June and to be honest... The past month has been really tough for me. I know that I have no choice but to deal... But I still wish...
    texaswildfliwer texaswildfliwer 18-21, F Jul 23

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    My soldier has been gone for almost 2 months now and sometimes I feel like no one understands how it feels. Even though he hasn't been gone long, it still feels like forever.
    amberaate amberaate 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 24

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    Only 5 months into our relationship, I can honestly say that I have fallen in Love with my Soldier. I know that 3 months into the relationship I had already fallen for him, he knew...
    mrsgallegos mrsgallegos 18-21, F Jul 25

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    I hope my soldier knows how much I miss him. I went and had a bunch of pictures developed today to send to him.
    tianahull tianahull 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 27

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    My soldier left last Monday and ive already written him 4 letters. I was talking to one of his friends who also happens to be my best friends boyfriend. And i told him about me...
    tianahull tianahull 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 30

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    It's crazy knowing people that are going into the army or marines or navy, you tend to understand and appreciate all other soldiers more, because you know what they and their...
    tsg96 tsg96 18-21, F Jul 30

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    They give they're lives for us everyday, I especially thank my brother for his service to our country he saw a lot suffered PTSD but is a wonderful man and was a great soldier...
    ChandlerTitus1 ChandlerTitus1 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 2

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    Tomorrow will be the second week my soldier is off at basics. I still haven't gotten a letter or adress. I feel like it's never going to come. I miss him so much and none of my...
    tianahull tianahull 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 3

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    When you just lay in bed wishing your soldier was next to you........
    macrenatoa macrenatoa 18-21, F Aug 4

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    All I want is to just have my soldier in presence😔 23 more days☺️
    macrenatoa macrenatoa 18-21, F Aug 5

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    I feel like I am about to completely break down. It's the beginning of week three that my soldiers been off at basics. I text his mom this morning to check on her and she told me...
    tianahull tianahull 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 5

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    2 weeks ago today I drove 40 hours to see my soldier... Time flew by so quick😔 23 more days!
    macrenatoa macrenatoa 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 5

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    My soldier says he loves me, and he's coming home to me in two weeks from deployment. We talk every single day.. usually video calls.. but he won't accept relationship status on...
    misslady88 misslady88 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 5

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