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I Am Married to a Soldier

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I am not married to but have been in a serious relationship for 2 years with a retired soldier who suffers with severe PTSD at 34 years old. He is the first soldier I have dated...
    AB81713 AB81713 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    Not everyone has to get married.
    Peridot22 Peridot22 22-25, F 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    In my senior year of high school our senior government project was to write a letter to the family of a fallen soldier, find the families address, and mail it to them. Being a...
    tbotset tbotset 18-21, M 3 Responses Apr 1

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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...
    mirandab3 mirandab3 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    I'm really missing my soldier today. :/ he's been gone for 7 weeks already. 13 more to go before graduation..
    niarafuller niarafuller 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    My ex was my first love. As first loves go, I envisioned marrying this guy and having his kid. It took me years to get over the relationship. It took me forever to get over it...
    LARINgitisEx LARINgitisEx 26-30, F Apr 3

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    When I first met my husband. He swept me off my feet. it was some seriously Disney movie fairy tale..He is from Brazil. charming , beautiful , life of the party personality. and...
    lostinBrazil lostinBrazil 26-30, F Apr 4

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    When I first met my husband. He swept me off my feet. it was some seriously Disney movie fairy tale..He is from Brazil. charming , beautiful , life of the party personality. and...
    lostinBrazil lostinBrazil 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 4

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    When I was younger I have never had thoughts about getting married, having kids and starting a family. I used to say that getting married was just a symbol I didn't need, just a...
    ListenerTalker ListenerTalker 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 13

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    I love and value my freedom. My freedom would be taken away from me if I ever got married. Hell, I don't even want to be in a relationship. To me, being in a relationship just...
    Peridot22 Peridot22 22-25, F 5 Responses Apr 15

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    My husband and I have been married for nine years and together for fourteen. We got married just after my 24th birthday. In that time we've moved all across north america and had...
    thelifeandtimes thelifeandtimes 31-35, F 9 Responses 6 days ago

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    I don't want to get married because it's not appealing to me. The thought of waking up to the same face every morning makes me uneasy, but those who do get married and then cheat...
    whatarocker5150 whatarocker5150 22-25, M 6 days ago

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    Many of them are online....as in I have never even met them in person. I have a pretty strong connection with a couple of them, but nothing I would consider inappropriate. One is...
    TornSoul13 TornSoul13 36-40, M Mar 28

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    I can honestly say that I think I am married to my best friend, soul mate and the best lover and father I could have ever dreamed of! We have been married for almost 33 years and...
    dreamerintexas dreamerintexas 51-55, F 5 Responses Apr 1

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    or married women that carry on with men or married men / women that carry on with other married men / women ya'll disgust me....
    AwesomeAlert AwesomeAlert 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 4

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    I have been married for almost 10 years and we have four young children. Last summer I fell in love with my good friend. She was/is in a committed heterosexual relationship and...
    Basorexia Basorexia 31-35, F 5 Responses Apr 5

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    My best friend and I went to Cuba for Christmas vacation. She had just completed her divorce and I was recently separated from my husband. My divorce will be final in the next few...
    CafeAuLeah CafeAuLeah 46-50, F 3 Responses Apr 11

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    I'm a 30 year old woman with three young children, ages 6, 4 and 1. I'm in my second marriage with a man I thought loved me. He was always there for me throughout my divorce with...
    anastasiablu20 anastasiablu20 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 13

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