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I Am Married to the Army

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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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    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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    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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    Anyone deal with command sponsorship paper work?

    ? My husband is in Korea .. Help lol
    kalz17 kalz17 26-30, F Aug 28, 2014

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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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    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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    Related Experiences

    So I'm back. Sorry that I had go away for a bit, but I really didn't want to be in the office any longer than necessary. Just listening to my Commander's voice makes me cringe...
    jahat75 jahat75 36-40, M Jan 14

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    I want to wake up next to the woman i married. Look at her, smile, kiss, make love! I want to go to bed, look at the one i married. smile, Kiss, make love! I know life isn't all...
    speedrcr67 speedrcr67 46-50, M 4 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    Actually had another woman flirt with me and she knew I was married and my circumstances. Not sure how to feel now that it has happened.
    WantsToBeADad WantsToBeADad 41-45, M 4 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    We are an Asian male white female couple. We are happily married for over 10 years. Cultural, religious, and physical differences do not matter to us.
    AMWF1 AMWF1 36-40 3 hrs ago

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    I've been with my boyfriend for a little over 2 and a half years; 3 years in May of 2015. We plan to be engaged before he leaves for his duty station at the end of May and then i...
    AlexBlair AlexBlair 18-21, F Jan 1

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    I am a thirty year old woman, never married, and about six months ago I met my current boyfriend through a dating website. He is thirty two, been in the ARMY for 12 years, and is...
    jjtlally jjtlally 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 5

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    I just wanted to let the fellow ladies who happen to be in relationships with soldiers that if you ever need someone to talk to or need support feel free to send me a message. My...
    Cbryant25100 Cbryant25100 18-21, F Jan 13

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    This is such a catharsis, I never dreamed I would meet so many people that share my views of life in the US Army. It makes for an appealing work day while I sit chained to my desk...
    jahat75 jahat75 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 13

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    I'm new to the Experience Project. I really only joined because I finally found a place where army girlfriends can talk. It seems like there are a MILLION army wife groups, but...
    lizzie0714 lizzie0714 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    I'm new to the Experience Project. I really only joined because I finally found a place where army girlfriends can talk. It seems like there are a MILLION army wife groups, but...
    lizzie0714 lizzie0714 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 30, 2014

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    I married the most amazing man 2 days ago. I'm 18 and it was an amazing moment in our lives. He's joining the army and I can't wait for him to get through training and for us to...
    WynonnaMarye WynonnaMarye 18-21, F Jan 1

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    So January 1st my boyfriend proposed to me before leaving for basic training at Fort Benning, and of course I said yes, we have been together for 3 years going on 4 very soon, and...
    Uhneesha Uhneesha 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    legally able to kill and says its fighting for ur ppl. ppl do tht on their own its called gangs or killers. gangs should jion army. id join army so legal kills or so id be killed...
    matrixwolf matrixwolf 16-17, M Dec 26, 2014

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    I think suicidal ppl like me should be able to get jobs in army as suicide bombers the enemy cpuntrys have em so ours should be able to like if I was in our army n my ppl were...
    matrixwolf matrixwolf 16-17, M Dec 26, 2014

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    My boyfriend leaves for kapooka next week and I'm a bit of a nervous wreck, we've been together two years, lived together for the past year and we both only work a few days a week...
    aishahanley aishahanley 18-21, F Jan 14

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    I haven't been on here in a while. Army life is getting easier, with each passing day. It's been such a roller coaster ride for us. Gone for 7 months and then stationed all the way...
    Lo2011 Lo2011 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 30, 2014

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    I wish I had a mom or dad in the army. Because it would give me something to look forward too and be greatful. I just wish my parents cared for me and I see military families that...
    cutemonkey cutemonkey 13-15, F Jan 4

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    I told one of my friends today that I really miss my boyfriend. I told him that he's lucky he gets to see his girlfriend everyday. He said "that's not true, I don't see her on...
    countlesswonders countlesswonders 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 6

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    I'm new to this site. I have been with my army boyfriend for 6 months. I'm in college and so we are away from each other a lot and I get depressed sometimes when we aren't together...
    SimplyJhene910 SimplyJhene910 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Sometimes I want to write the phrase "cause it's the Army" on a piece of paper and shoot it with my bf's AR-15. I'm so sick of that reply! Ugh! I just feel so left out of his world...
    Iwearhistags Iwearhistags 22-25, F 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    Did anyone watch Obama in state of the union last night and his proposal on authorizing military force in the middle east ? How do you guys feel about this ? As a new army...
    Madelinex24 Madelinex24 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    6 months ago I started dating a guy I was matched with through mutual friends, 3 months into it; he told me he started to grow strong feelings for me and was so sorry he did...
    fleishman1 fleishman1 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Depression is something I've struggled with for pretty much my whole life. I was raised in a very catholic home, with very emotionally detached parents. They fought a lot, and my...
    lauralovesu lauralovesu 22-25, F Jan 18

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    Met my husband a year after my divorce prayed the whole time for a long list of things I wanted in a man, if I was allowed to ever marry again. After meeting 2 losers, I almost...
    Myslice2small Myslice2small 56-60, F 1 Response Jan 8

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    To shorten the story, I have an ex fiance from 2004. My father died and he walked away due to my father's death. You know why as good as I do. I ended up having an emotional...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 a week ago

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    I was already "married but lonely" for quite some time but this past year put a brand new spin on it for me. Due to a job loss and relocation, my wife and I ended up physically...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Dec 26, 2014

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    I know two wrongs Don't make a right. But since I am stuck in a loveless Marriage until I build my evidence and feel so undesired and unloved, I went on a date with a guy I met a...
    michellegh michellegh 36-40, F 10 Responses Dec 27, 2014

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    I met my special friend on the Internet. It began with a simple message he sent to me requesting to be friends and email pals. For privacy and discretion I will refer to my...
    BeautifulButterfly68 BeautifulButterfly68 46-50, F Jan 4

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    At 24 I married my first wife since she was the mother of my child. This was the beginning of 20 years of hell, which I'll post as another experience. It was during this marriage...
    Jonny1959 Jonny1959 51-55, M 1 Response Jan 4

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    I am married, but desire not to be; a man I married, but a woman I desire I am married but want to be free
    Literally3872 Literally3872 36-40 3 Responses Jan 5

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    I know there is no such thing as a perfect marriage but what if you can't get over thinking you married the wrong person? My Wife can never respond with anything genuine only...
    midlifeknot midlifeknot 41-45, M 10 Responses Jan 7

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    Need attention from married women. No singles please. Married on Married. Discrete lunches please St. Louis area narcman1@yahoo.com
    narcman narcman 56-60, M Jan 10

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    Moments to remember... I have asked my attorney to file. Although we have been married 26 years almost, he had me sign a prenup I did not understand. She has been researching...
    frspch frspch 51-55, F 10 Responses Jan 11

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    Short version I married my high school sweetheart(more like sweet-tart). We have been married for 10 years and the parents of two. In the beginning of our marriage he wasn't...
    HeartbrokenATL HeartbrokenATL 31-35, F Jan 13

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    i want to get married, because i want to have kids. both of my sister have children/are having children, and neither one of them is married. i want to have children, but i look at...
    anneloves anneloves 18-21, F 7 Responses 6 days ago

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    this police officer and me have known each other forever now. we weren't so close at the beginning when we first met, I was 7 years old and he was 40 years old. he was my dare...
    IrishGirl428 IrishGirl428 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    Hello.. The reason for this post is basically to vent since for obvious reasons I can't talk to anyone about it. I have been married for almost 16 years… To a man that I met...
    40sandfab 40sandfab 41-45, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Unlike a ton of people I know I haven't been married as of yet. Two of my closest friends are married. I feel like if I was in a much better financial situation than my life has...
    eartheyes82 eartheyes82 31-35, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    My husband decided two years ago to get back into law enforcement after being out of it for many years. He wasn't a cop when I married him. I fully supported his decision to go...
    tulippilut tulippilut 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 26, 2014

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