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I Am Not In United States

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    Not Now

    Life is hard, I can't stay there because of my husband and daughter, and I can't stay away, because I miss the freedom of thought. I can't even think free anymore!
    LordVoldemort LordVoldemort 36-40, F 16 Responses Dec 13, 2009

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    Havent Even Been There :)

    Ive been born and raised in Australia my whole life the farthest ive been is New Zeland.Ive got cousins from America though but one is getting an Australian citizen ship soon so thats pretty cool,also I get to go there in 9 months even though I hate flying :/ To tell you the...
    Sarah1997 Sarah1997 13-15, F Feb 20, 2012

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    Never Been

    Im from the UK, never been to the US although I have friends and family who have visited and lived there. It sounds good, I hope I get to go on holiday there one day. xx
    pine90apple pine90apple 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 20, 2009

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    Nope........Not In the Good Ol' U S of a

    I am their northern neighbour..... CANADA! We RULE!!!!!!!! Mahahahahah! Although you are starting to catch up with us again....Now that you got rid of dickwad....... He looked just like a monkey.......Talked like one too. lol
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 1, 2009

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    An Expat In the Forming

    so it seems... that often i leave my dear US of A only to miss it, in addition to a select group of its inhabitants (all the people i know, and my adorable president/friend).  i miss it so much, as i do now, that i find myself at times to be a bit, dare i say, patriotic...
    meeeese meeeese 31-35 3 Responses Apr 21, 2009

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    I Am Half American

    Though most of my friends know that, I thought I should tell you that right now I am not in the United states. I'll be back in US around June if that's any consolation. I had a friend who thought I should be blocked or boycott because I am in a third world country. I was born...
    LordVoldemort LordVoldemort 36-40, F 65 Responses Apr 20, 2009

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    Hello, my name is Kelsey and my boyfriend is in the United States Army. He is stationed at Ft. Bliss in Texas, while I am going to college in Ohio. I am only a freshman. Though my...
    KelseyVianna KelseyVianna 18-21, F Oct 8

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    My husband just reminded me about the Marine Corp ball. This year is my first year to go to the Marine Corp ball. I'm super excited and super nervous.I can't wait to go get me a...
    wifeusmc27 wifeusmc27 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 1

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    15 days for me to see him. So many things on my mind that I'm not even counting.
    HoneybeeUSMgf HoneybeeUSMgf 31-35, F Oct 1

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    Today is our 4 year anniversary. It's hard that I can't see him or even hear his voice today but anniversaries are about the time that we have spent together, not just today. 65...
    Kendykay Kendykay 18-21, F Oct 1

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    I'm in a way not so new to this experience. I have had friends/exes who were in the process before, and the process after bootcamp so this is sorta new to me. I actually have a...
    HisRightBoobie HisRightBoobie 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 1

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    I can't believe my man has been in the Air Force a year already. 365 days and I've only seen my man 31 days. Amazing how the distance has brought us closer. I love that man so much...
    USAFGf25 USAFGf25 26-30, F Oct 1

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    So, I've been told by a few of my coworkers who have boyfriends/fiancées'/ husbands in the service, that their relationship with their bf changed after the first deployment. They...
    ieatboysz ieatboysz 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 1

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    I don't think I have ever felt as lonely as I do right now. Yes, I'm sitting in a lecture hall full of people yet I feel like I'm all alone in the world. And it's all because my...
    hotstreak426 hotstreak426 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 2

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    This morning I got an unexpected phone call from him telling me his orders went through and he is definitely coming home for 10 days! When he told me that, I was on cloud 9. That...
    MarinesGirl94 MarinesGirl94 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 2

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    Our mail lady came today as I was in the car with one of my friends driving away from my house. I made my friend stop the car and I got out, turning and sprinting to my house to...
    selenaknichel selenaknichel 18-21, F Oct 2

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    Got the third approval for my thesis...one step closer to see him!
    HoneybeeUSMgf HoneybeeUSMgf 31-35, F Oct 3

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    Today I'm feel really emotional. My Airman hadn't left for his deployment yet, but he is away doing military business. I feel like him being away is giving me my first taste of...
    ieatboysz ieatboysz 22-25, F 4 Responses Oct 3

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    How soon is too soon to talk about a future together?
    ieatboysz ieatboysz 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 4

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    Okay so I need some advice on inlaws here - when I got my first letter from my boyfriend (he's at boot camp) about 2 weeks ago I texted both of his parents to let them know that I...
    Kendykay Kendykay 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 4

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    I came down to have a weekend with my airman, and my car gets towed. Now I have to pay to get my car out and miss my classes at college tomorrow. And to make it all the better...
    taylorjmusic taylorjmusic 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 5

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    My Fiancé Left in June of 2014. I had 48 hours notice that he would be leaving for the Air force. The final day we got to spend together, he insisted we go to the beach. Really...
    Heatherah Heatherah 18-21, F Oct 5

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    I Got Letters!!! I've never been so excited. Today was the first day i'll be sending him out a letter after receiving his address this weekend. He sent me 2 letters, and he was so...
    HisRightBoobie HisRightBoobie 18-21, F Oct 6

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    OMG!!!! maybe this week or next week i'll be seeing him for his leave.. ((:
    ber9904 ber9904 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 6

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    Hey people. I started dating an airman a month before he had to go to BMT. I have known him for almost four years but never thought about going out with him. This year, we started...
    MAELLEA MAELLEA 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 7

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    I need some advice on how to handle my mom. My husband just got his orders to be stationed in Virginia. My plan is to transfer schools so we can live together for the first time in...
    wifeusmc27 wifeusmc27 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 7

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    My GIJoe (it's what I call him) is stationed at Fort Sill. We just started dating and he is wonderful! It's hard sometimes when I don't get to see him or talk with him much but I...
    Iwearhistags Iwearhistags 22-25, F Oct 8

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    for now,idk how many days im waiting for before i going to see him...i just can't help it but im getting excited!! i wanna hug and kiss him!!
    ber9904 ber9904 31-35, F 4 Responses Oct 8

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    After subscribing to this website (which was yesterday), I felt so much better. I spent my night reading the stories. Haha. Now I see that I'm really not the only one going through...
    MAELLEA MAELLEA 18-21, F Oct 8

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    So, after receiving his letters, I've been happy and relieved that he's okay. I send one everyday so he's never lonely. His sister mentioned that he said we can send him protein...
    HisRightBoobie HisRightBoobie 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 8

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    What if I'm not okay? I love him so much, more than life itself but what if loves not enough? Is it normal to have doubts? to be scared? I'm afraid love won't be enough. He's in...
    themarineproject themarineproject 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 8

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    It's so hard!!! I'm not handling it very well.
    Bela21 Bela21 41-45, F 2 Responses Oct 9

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    It's so hard sometimes being away from him and him being so busy it's like you are on the back burner. All I have to do is take a deep breath and remember that on Saturday he's all...
    Iwearhistags Iwearhistags 22-25, F Oct 9

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    Any of you ladies is going to the Ball this year?
    HoneybeeUSMgf HoneybeeUSMgf 31-35, F Oct 9

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    ...and I just missed a freaking call :s
    HoneybeeUSMgf HoneybeeUSMgf 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 9

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    Well ladies I'm sooo excited! Tomorrow I finally get to be back in my fiancés arms. Yes, it's only for tomorrow night and saturday but hey I will take whatever I can get! Then he...
    MarinesGirl94 MarinesGirl94 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 9

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    Tomorrow will be a week since I've gotten a letter... He's been at bootcamp for almost 5 weeks now and I have 4 letters, but usually they've just been 4 days apart or so (except...
    Kendykay Kendykay 18-21, F 7 Responses Oct 9

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    and I am surprise to see a lot of people in an immigrant country that are not welcoming of immigrants. They are full of insecurities and failed to see opportunities in this...
    tlc0329 tlc0329 41-45, F Oct 9

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    saw my marine for the first time in 3 months yesterday. I'm soooo unbelievably proud of him, he matured so much through bootcamp, yet is the same goofball that left 13 weeks ago!
    elliecrow elliecrow 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 10

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    girls idk what to feel right now...i got a missed call this afternoon and i know its international number starts with 0971.... i had this strong feeling that it was HIM!! remember...
    ber9904 ber9904 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 10

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    One thing I actually do hate. The constant frustration. How many of you miss the warmth of his arms? The comfort, the sweet kisses and the little moments that make this whole thing...
    lovedesi lovedesi 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 10

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    I need help in U.S. History can anyone please help me?
    traebramlett traebramlett 18-21, M 3 Responses Oct 11

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    4 days for me to see him and guess what? there is an attempt of getting sick! EVERY single time, every single time I'm about to see him or even worst, when I'm with him I get sick...
    HoneybeeUSMgf HoneybeeUSMgf 31-35, F 3 Responses Oct 11

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    still nothing ): does he really have to go to US before leave?..i mean his next duty is in the US so he went there frst before coming home..
    ber9904 ber9904 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 11

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    His letter was really short but he ended with "just remember I love you and I'll see you in about 10 weeks" ...he knew I'd need to hear that even before I had the breakdown. He's...
    Kendykay Kendykay 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 12

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    You are all beautiful. And even if you didn't hear from him today he loves you and he's thinking about you all the time.
    Kendykay Kendykay 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 12

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    Just celebrated being together for a year....we are half way through his deployment...it's been tough..but he has been amazing really! Almost there! :-))
    Irishgirl456 Irishgirl456 41-45, F 1 Response Oct 13

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