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I Am Married to the Army

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    Life As An Army Wife and Young Mom

    I am 21 years old and i got married a little over a year ago and had a baby a little over six months ago. Me and my husband planned on gettin married but not until next year. That is until i got pregnant and he was deploying to Iraq. Long story short, we got married and he...
    wifeysanders07 wifeysanders07 22-25 2 Responses Aug 19, 2008

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    Since 06

    Me and my husband met my freshman year and his senior year in high school and now im graduating 2010(may) he's in ft. bragg currently and will deploy summer 2010 to Iraq. we just got married my parents do not know bc they would kick me out and i wouldn't be able to stay in...
    October142006 October142006 18-21, F Sep 23, 2009

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    Army Strong

    I dated my husband all through his basic training or what I would call his world tour..lol Right before leaving to Iraq we got married.Right after I mean 2 days literally he was gone.Pretty much you have to have a strength and respect for the job your husband or wife does.For the...
    ladysmothers09 ladysmothers09 22-25, F May 19, 2009

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    You Know It's True

    This group is for those of us who know that when we decided to marry our soldier we also decided to marry the army.  We are the silent heroes that move around from place to place, spend time raising a family alone, and have someone else always running our life and where we...
    soldiersweetheart soldiersweetheart 21-25, F Nov 21, 2007

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    Army Wife Life

    I met my husband in 08 and knew he was different than most guys I knew. Quiet and strong he fascinated me in so many ways.. When he told me he was thinking of joining the military, a year after we started dating, and asked if I would wait for him, I told him not to joke like that...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 8, 2012

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    Ethan614c4ap9 Ethan614c4ap9 31-35, M 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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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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    Alright I need everyone's help. update: doesn't look like I'll be going to his graduation. My parents aren't comfortable with me going so far away, they haven't met his parents yet...
    armygirlfriend14 armygirlfriend14 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 1

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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 17 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 7 Responses 15 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 15 hrs ago

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    Thoughts on marrying my Soldier: Sometimes I can't help but feel like I want to just drop my life and marry my soldier and leave to where ever his duty station is. I am all for it...
    mrsgallegos mrsgallegos 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 1

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    I need advice !! So my boyfriend and I have Been together for almost 2 years. I'm Currently not going to school or employed. While my boyfriend was in basic training he got to...
    macrenatoa macrenatoa 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 4

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    Im sorry I haven't posted in a while. My boyfriend graduated from basic and is doing AIT in Texas. I went down to visit him in stage 5 so we could spend some time together. While I...
    Dobermeier Dobermeier 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 11

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    I want to give back to my Nation. I am going to serve and protect those who can't do it for themselves. I will go above and beyond my own capabilities to show that I am not just...
    ElMatador96 ElMatador96 16-17, M 2 Responses Jul 22

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    I often read and reread the letters he sent me while at Boot Camp just because it is something personal and intimate. I catch myself smiling and laughing once in a while because i...
    mrsgallegos mrsgallegos 18-21, F Jul 26

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    I'm totally new to this site.. But I too recently became an army girlfriend. My boyfriend dreams big, and I knew he had been wanting to go into the army national guard. I knew when...
    crysttall13 crysttall13 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 28

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    Ever since I was a little girl I always wanted to join the Army. The thought of those hard core training caught my attention, now that's just a minor reason. It's actually the...
    NicoBunny6 NicoBunny6 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 5

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    After arriving at the unit, I've became completely and utterly disgruntled. I don’t care anymore! I really don’t give a ****, and that’s bad, but it’s becoming increasingly...
    sithdeominca sithdeominca 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    My bf has 17 more years in the Army. We'll be moving to Florida for his new squad for bomb training. I'm scared to move away from family and friend's and I'm scared hell get...
    ArmyGf19 ArmyGf19 18-21, F Jul 23

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    I live in the UK and I have recently decided to finally join the army and now i'm just waiting to hear back. Although i'm doing this primarily to fight and serve for my country and...
    DRS3011 DRS3011 18-21, M Jul 26

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    If you are questioning waiting for your man 'til he comes back, you are obviously unfit to be an Army Girlfriend...
    mrsgallegos mrsgallegos 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 28

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    My boyfriend's family and I left him at the airport security area yesterday after watching him swear into the army and having lunch at the airport. He called me quickly after he...
    bayleejoelle bayleejoelle 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 30

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    I am a grown up Army Brat. I am an adult who feels stuck in adolescence when it comes to making friends. Once I get past the two or three year mark, I don't understand how...
    lizoutofwater lizoutofwater 26-30, F Jul 31

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    Hopefully I could join the army in my junior or senior year of high school to serve my country and to do something with my life
    NancyCS NancyCS 13-15, F Aug 3

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    I have been an Army girlfriend for almost 7 months. In 2 days my boyfriend will be leaving for a two week training out of state (he's Reserves). When he comes home it will only be...
    lougirl88 lougirl88 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 6

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    Army brat born and raised.
    OzarksTrucker OzarksTrucker 36-40, M Aug 10

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    Dear Ma and Pa: . Am well. Hope you are. Tell Brother Walt and Brother Elmer the Army beats working for old man Minch. Tell them to join up quick before all the places are filled...
    Digitaldork Digitaldork 31-35, M Aug 11

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    Does anyone know if army reserves get leave when deployed?
    lougirl88 lougirl88 26-30, F Aug 11

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    Does anyone know if Army Reserves get leave when deployed? I'm not sure if it works the same way as active duty.
    lougirl88 lougirl88 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    In one more week, my boyfriend, James, and I will be together for four years. We've known each other since we were 15 and have been best friends ever since. It sounds so silly and...
    riversongsingalong riversongsingalong 18-21, F Aug 13

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    After I graduate out of high school I wanna go into the army. But my family members (mostly my mom and sister) are scared for me to go. Idk why
    WesleyMcCool WesleyMcCool 16-17, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm new to the whole army balls, I think they are called battalion balls? But does anyone know when they are and does every state have one?
    lyssaraelou lyssaraelou 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    I'm 27, with no kids.....just a dog. I've been married for almost 2 years, but I've been unhappy the entire time. We were together for 2 years before we got married, and I was...
    wishihadatimemachine wishihadatimemachine 26-30, F Aug 12

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    I think it's really sad that I've seen alot of women get romantically involved with married men. As a single person like myself, I feel like it's not really worth it because you're...
    texaschic35 texaschic35 31-35, F 6 days ago

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    If you are married and try to flirt with me or whatever that is inappropriate keep it moving. I will not talk to a married man that made a sacred vowel before God, I feel like its...
    bootsie85 bootsie85 26-30, F Jul 30

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    i have been with my fiance for almost 3 years and we decided to get married this year. the wedding is 8/30. i am 20 and she is 22. we love each other and i want nothing more than...
    thatguyoverthere93 thatguyoverthere93 18-21, M Aug 13

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    About 18 years ago, I met an amazing guy. We really connected & had amazing chemistry. At the time he had a set 3 mo old twin boys & I discovered that I was pregnant by my ex. So...
    Angeeb Angeeb 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 26

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    This is a long story so please bear with me if you can. I met a man back in 2008 through his sister who was a good friend of mine at the time. I knew he was married from the start...
    plmagnet29 plmagnet29 36-40, F 4 Responses Jul 28

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    I met my wife through a Christian dating service called "Equally Yoked." I wanted to meet someone who had the same beliefs and values as I did. She and I hit it off from the first...
    ludix ludix 41-45, M 3 Responses Jul 31

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    Of course we have self doubt & yes, I share that self doubt about getting married again. I was married for 12 yrs & divorced now for 4. I would love to get married again one day...
    IntomeYousee IntomeYousee 36-40, F 4 Responses Aug 4

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    RockinPop60 RockinPop60 56-60, M 2 Responses Aug 9

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    I am not married. I can't really see it ever happening to be honest. If I did ever get married I would want a very low-key affair. I hate being the centre of attention so the idea...
    Shygirl89 Shygirl89 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I had an affair with a married man.. At first I didn't know that until he told me after we started to get serious! I'm a 18 yr old guy who is gay. He is very DL which his wife didn...
    avabooboo avabooboo 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 22

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    I've been with my husband for 8 years... and officially married for only 1yr. He joined the military 1 yr before we got married and he's been away in another state for the past 3...
    callme77 callme77 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 23

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    I'm 56 years old and married for 29 Years to a wife who is very controlling. We have a successful business but intimacy is zero. We both are attractive and friends look at us as a...
    Dan50something Dan50something 51-55, M Jul 25

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