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I Am Surviving Deployment

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    I didn't make it. My marine just left me

    because he had a change of heart. 😩
    angelbaby187 angelbaby187 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 9, 2014

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    His Mood

    I don't know if anyone going throw what I am going throw but here it is .My boyfriend been station out of the united states for a year .The time he was he was having a hard time adjusting and being away from me telling me how there someone better for me and stuff .I keep pushing...
    kellner27 kellner27 18-21, F Feb 25, 2012

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    On Break Or No When He Say He Need Time

    my boyfriend in the military .I have not seen him for a year and couple months .He deployed and he comes home in 6 months .He broke up with me before but one min he say I want to be with you the next tell me he dont .I know he stressed really easy .We did get back togeather we...
    kellner27 kellner27 18-21, F Mar 17, 2012

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    1 Month Left Of Deployment !!!!!

    My bf has 1 month left of deployment .I cant wait for it to be over with so all the weight over my shoulder just disaprear.It will take him 2 weeks for him to get back to his station then I have to wait a month for him to come home for a month which I only had 2 last time .I...
    kellner27 kellner27 18-21, F Jun 29, 2012

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    5 Months Untile I Can See Him Again

    Latly it been so hard .I been doing this for so long .I havent seen him for almost 2 year which is sometimes hard on me other times its not .I know we all have our breaking point but everyday I feel like I am couting down the days untile he comes home.Im trying to stay busy with...
    kellner27 kellner27 18-21, F May 21, 2012

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    Deployment....

    My boyfriend just left for aghan today and i am really depressed. This is my first time having a soldier as a boyfriend. soDoes that feeling ever go away?
    crazichic1388 crazichic1388 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 18, 2010

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    Mary Me

    MY bf in the marines while home in leave in sep for month We went to the jewlery store to look at rings and told me for the future.When he got back to his station I talk to his brother and told me he has the ring or was going to buy it soon.I talk to my bf and told me it was the...
    kellner27 kellner27 18-21, F Apr 26, 2013

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    Why Bf Looking At Wedding Rings

    My bf just come home from the deployment and being station over sea for 2 years .He has 20 days left.It been going alright just having a hard time that he be leaving again to go back for 7 months .All he been talking about since he been gone is how he cant wait to get married to...
    kellner27 kellner27 18-21, F Sep 10, 2012

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    Suport Group For Deployments

    Hey USMC ladies my page is a suport group for girlfriends who are going through thier first deployment! Please join & share your experience! :)http://www.facebook.com/pages/Semper-Fi-Ladies/174758205903833
    ppkub ppkub 18-21, F Feb 26, 2011

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    How To Keep Strong

    How am I supposed to stay strong when I'm not sure whats going to happen? I just get so lonely. and I have no one to talk to about it. Whenever I bring it up with my friends, they dont understand. I just hope he appreciates all the hurt and loneliness I'm feeling, all for him...
    alyssabraun alyssabraun 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 24, 2012

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    My Story

    This is my first time dating someone in the service and we are surviving our first deployment together. It is alot harder than i ever imagined. Id say the hardest part about it is when he gets real deppressed and and stressed out with everything going on there its hard to stay...
    TankersPrincess TankersPrincess 16-17, F Jul 22, 2008

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    Coming Home Soon !!!

    Even though he be home in a few months sometimes things are hard for me .When I need him the most its not like I can call him or tell him to come over.I never had a normal reationship before he went into the military where he be home all the time or had a first date or anything...
    kellner27 kellner27 18-21, F 2 Responses May 6, 2012

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    Deployment

    I have been dating my marine for 5 months now, we have had our problems but I love him like crazy! Now that things are going good and we are back on track... I just found out that hes being deployed next week....idk what to do:(
    marinelove14 marinelove14 18-21 1 Response Nov 20, 2012

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    Really Depressed About Everything

    I dont know what happed but my ex bf broke up with me about a month ago .He told me he really depressed and stressed .I understand why and know its the deployment .Since I got in this reationship I deal with his mood going back in forth .One min he tell me he hope this work the...
    kellner27 kellner27 18-21, F Apr 16, 2012

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    My boyfriend and I have been together

    for 4 years. Even though we have dealt with long distance before we have never experienced deployment until now. I'm trying so hard to stay strong but we have only been separated for 4 days and knowing I won't see him until next year makes my stomach hurt.
    Birdy0922 Birdy0922 22-25, F Jun 11, 2014

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    Hey

    im on my first long 7 month deployment ive done the 1-3 month deployments but this one is so much longer and so much tougher than the others! idk what i would do if i was alone! i have many thoughts going through my head and im still hoping he will be the same and love me just as...
    chel0820 chel0820 18-21, F Sep 20, 2009

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    Hurry Up Feb!

     Hey, So this is me and my fiances first deployment together. He's currently in Iraq been there 2 months now so we have 132 days to go til he leaves. It's quite hard, but you have the good and bad days which i'm sure you all know about. We plan to get married when he...
    MaryBeth0521 MaryBeth0521 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 21, 2009

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    Depressed Deployed Boyfriend

    My boyfriend and I have been dating for almost a year now and he has been deployed for six months. He is very introverted and doesn't like to socialize. Unfortunately, on top of that, he doesn't like anyone in his unit. He does a job that has him sitting in a jeep for the whole...
    DKstrong DKstrong 22-25, F Nov 17, 2013

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    Our 1st Deployment

    My baby is on deployment in Iraq for a year. The 1st 6 months have passed and we've had the 2 weeks R&R which were amazing. I had worries about whether he would still love me the same but when I met him at the airport we just fitted back together like we always had. One...
    Fredsgirl Fredsgirl 36-40, F Dec 4, 2009

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    Almost Half Way Through

    I am on month six, during this, me and my soldiers first deployment of thirteen or fourteen months. By the time he gets home he will have missed both my twentieth and twenty first birthdays. Also, if they keep him the full fourteen months he will also miss both our first and...
    alyssabraun alyssabraun 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 11, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    I've made a real effort to handle my husbands deployment 'gracefully'. I try to not complain and whine on social media said. I don't try to one up anyone's tough situation with the...
    Armywifsahm Armywifsahm 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 28

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    He leaves for our first deployment this weekend . I want to do something special for him before he leaves . Any suggestions ?
    Laurxo417 Laurxo417 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 27

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    My boyfriend just left for out first deployment together (his second) today, and I'm kind of reeling from the fact that the person I always talk to isn't here to text anymore...
    Kellbell1995 Kellbell1995 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 28

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    My boyfriend and I are both deploying. We have been dating for 8 months and are engaged. I don't know how to handle him being gone. I don't leave for another week for my deployment...
    woodslynn0 woodslynn0 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I've been on idle for awhile because it just becomes a way of life. You find a way to get comfortable knowing one day you'll run out of time.. That's when I hope I come across a...
    DrexelFloriene DrexelFloriene 36-40, F Apr 28

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    "Divorce is probably as painful as death"William ShatnerI know how you feel in the beginning. The emotional pain is debilitating. It can become physical which it did with me. It...
    Kathiey Kathiey 56-60, F May 3

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    Diagnosed with terminal brain cancer two days after my wife left me and my 7 year old daughter and took everything we owned and all ourvmoney
    RedNeck7806 RedNeck7806 36-40, M 4 days ago

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    We're about halfway now!! Hopefully it won't be extended longer, Still seems like it's taking forever to end !
    brittany710 brittany710 22-25, F 3 Responses May 13

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    ah almost done! my husband and I lost our baby and a few family members passed but I am determined to keep moving forward for him!
    zoeyB zoeyB 22-25, F May 13

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    I had to be the one to tell my boyfriend that his uncle passed away last night. It's really sad, and I feel guilty because it means he might be flying home for a few days for the...
    brittany710 brittany710 22-25, F May 18

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    i feel horrible that i didnt realize how stressed my husband is about stuff thats going on with his family. his family decided to tell him his sister got diagnosed with chrons...
    wifeusmc27 wifeusmc27 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    After a 7 month deployment he finally came on the 18th! He left on the 30th and we spent every day together ❤️ I'm looking forward to seeing him Memorial Day or flying to his...
    VGASR VGASR 18-21, F May 1

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    I wrote this on someone's page earlier because of how mad I got from what they posted. A victim is not just the one who died. Many victims live. Their fight to survive is a daily...
    neverendingfairytale2 neverendingfairytale2 36-40, F May 3

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    Everytime I go on a good hike it makes me realize everything the world has to offer. It's not just about surviving it's about living the life you were given. To find the true...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 11

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    I was married to a marine and he was a great guy from beginning until all hell broke loose . I was married for 3 years . I was abused, mentally and physically, more twards the end...
    backw00dsbarbie88 backw00dsbarbie88 26-30, F 3 Responses May 3

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    My bf just left on deployment (meu) yesterday. This is my first time going through this but he has been through 2 before me. I miss him so much already. He's literally my only...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 13

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    At least I think so.. I learned that others were actually out to get me if I let them be in second grade.. I learned that people lie just for the hell of it in second grade.. In...
    DementedKarkat DementedKarkat 13-15, T 1 Response Apr 26

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    Feeling sad at the catastrophic which struck Nepal and Northern parts of India where more than a Thousand (as per Reuters ) of Innocent People lost their lives. Humble Prayers who...
    BenJimmy BenJimmy 31-35, M 1 Response Apr 26

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    And First Place for surviving the longest in the ring with Gravity goes to Arnold J Rimmer!!
    Tannasheart Tannasheart 51-55, F 2 Responses Apr 26

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    Drum Roll Please...and this year's winner for surviving the longest in the arena with a stampede of rutting wild boars in the annual "Running Of the Masochists" goes to......Arnold...
    Tannasheart Tannasheart 51-55, F Apr 26

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    Trying to keep surviving. Maybe one day, I'll do more then just survive
    Mela22 Mela22 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 27

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    "to cook my head" it was hot makes you feel spent just breathin' but she was comfortable as judas in hades just like ice cool in the shade you shout and dance about with all this...
    mudmen mudmen 51-55 Apr 28

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    April 29, 2015   Unborn Children Baby saved from abortion after giving parents a thumbs-up in ultrasound By Nancy Flanders Fay Murrish was 20 weeks pregnant with her third...
    jopava jopava 56-60, M 1 Response Apr 30

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