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I Am Not In United States

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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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    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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    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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    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 1 Response Feb 20, 2012

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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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    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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    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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    So I am sick and laying in bed with too much time on my hands to think. I cant get it out of my head that my Airman will fall for one of the women he works with while he is away...
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    Looking for friends that will understand what I'm going through. Any So Cal lady's?
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    my life starts today with Finishing pts Squaded up with my buddies that were ahead of me
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    1 month 3 weeks and 3 days till I get to watch the love of my life graduate!!!
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    It really bothers me when people think their spouse/significant other being away for a weekend or even a week is comparable to us marine wives/girlfriends significant others being...
    MisunderstoodGal30 MisunderstoodGal30 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    So my boyfriend left yesterday. I was a wreck last night. I'm starting to worry that this is too hard. Any advice? When did your get your first letter? Where did yours get deployed...
    chelsea1993 chelsea1993 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 24

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    Hi friends! This is my first time ever joining a site like this but I was so intrigued to do it because I was browsing through all the stories and this seems like such a great...
    Skyekenway Skyekenway 22-25, F Sep 24

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    Just a reminder please keep OPSEC in mind with all the escalating activity with ISIS our soldiers need more protection than ever so please dont go around saying when or where your...
    Armygirl2012 Armygirl2012 22-25, F Sep 24

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    He's in boot camp and our 4 year anniversary is Wednesday. I want to send him a card but I can't find any good ones... Maybe I'll hand make it. Quote ideas anyone?
    Kendykay Kendykay 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 26

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    Two weeks till he graduates!!! Oh my goodness!
    nlandsb nlandsb 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 26

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    The countdown begins :) he graduates next Friday! So excited!
    MarinesGirl94 MarinesGirl94 18-21, F Sep 27

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    This Friday is the day my husband finds out where we will be stationed. I'm super nervous/anxious. My whole life is about to change. I'm transferring schools to be wherever he will...
    wifeusmc27 wifeusmc27 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 28

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    Today my Airman told me he loved me, and I cried lol 😍 I'm so happy I had to share! 😁
    ieatboysz ieatboysz 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 28

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    Hi, I wanted to post on here, because my situation is slightly different. I am 23 and I will be graduating next June with my bachelors. My boyfriend is 24. We have known each other...
    arcana016 arcana016 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 29

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    I had the worst dream last night. I dreamed that when I wasn't able to visit my man he proposed to somebody else. He is in Turkey and I know it would be understandable if I couldn...
    kellykelly95 kellykelly95 18-21, F Sep 29

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    I've gotten through 3 weeks. Only 10 more to go. It's getting tough though, sometimes I just don't want to do anything but sit around and miss him. Hopefully another letter will...
    Kendykay Kendykay 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 29

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    Do you know that feeling, when your life is so hectic and everything is rushing and you go from happy to sad to stressed to angry to hopeless; and all of a sudden things begin to...
    HoneybeeUSMgf HoneybeeUSMgf 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 29

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    Do they hold letters in boot camp? Or how long does it usually take for them to get the letters. I started sending them out last Monday morning and I got a 3 page letter today...
    Kendykay Kendykay 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 29

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    My boyfriend just left today for 12 long weeks. I miss him so much. I already feel like I'm going to die. If there are any others out there that feel the same I'd love to talk
    amandans93 amandans93 18-21, F Sep 29

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    I finally heard from him and for two days in a row. It's nice to know that even though he is millions of miles away, he is still thinking of me. Don't worry baby, I will be here...
    AMarinesGirl0401 AMarinesGirl0401 18-21, F Sep 30

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    I have been with my Fiancé for 7 months now. He was deployed 2 months ago. I feel as being a military girlfriend has its good times and bad. Not all people who join the military...
    MilitaryLove1 MilitaryLove1 18-21, F Sep 30

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    So there are 17 more days left of ITB. I wanted to know if there are any other MILSOs on here with men in Bravo Company graduate 10/17. I've yet to connect with any :).
    lovedesi lovedesi 18-21, F Sep 30

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    So the last time I was on this site, I explained that my fiance at the time was scheduled for 17 days of leave instead of the regular 10. Everything went smoothly and we had a...
    lovedesi lovedesi 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 30

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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...
    PropertyOfASoldier PropertyOfASoldier 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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