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I Am Surviving Deployment

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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

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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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I've been through many deployments with friends and family in the military... the hardest thing to experience because I constantly worry about them!
    DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt 16-17, F 8 hrs ago

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    Its my third deployment but this time..... I hold a great deal of fear. I don't understand. Its making me very very very aggressive. This is not me
    mm60907 mm60907 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 4

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    I'm just not ready for my bf to go to deployment every time I think about it. It gets me like really really sad! 😖 I just hope he goes once we've got our own things situated. I...
    Soldiergirl3 Soldiergirl3 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    hi . i believe in god and love. i believe that a single person can make the other happy. it all started when i was 9. i was scared of a man. he was bad. and of course everyone...
    krazykat786 krazykat786 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    message me if you want to help a guy out before dployment
    bobdillon150 bobdillon150 26-30, M Jul 1

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    I haven't experienced one yet but I know that I will hate them. You never know if that will be the last time you see them.
    jlhhlj123 jlhhlj123 22-25, F Jul 1

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    With deployment looming it was a pleasant surprise to get a text from my man telling me to go see him. I panicked cause I had my kids but pulled it off and was able to see him...
    Ldylvlylcks2002 Ldylvlylcks2002 26-30, F 14 hrs ago

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    I'm am beyond irritated today. I got written up for some bull crap at work that I had no control over. I really miss my baby and wish he was here. Ugh deployment suck! Then to top...
    wifey2be wifey2be 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    Today it finally hit me the hardest how much i miss my boyfriend and I can't wait to be his fiancé let alone his wife when he gets back from deployment :(
    caligurl1231 caligurl1231 22-25, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    On Thriving and Surviving Surviving is to continue to live or exist, especially in spite of danger or hardship. I have been surviving all of my life. To survive is to tap into a...
    jfrender jfrender 31-35, F 3 Responses Jun 29

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    well I want to start this by giving a little background about myself. My name is Courtney I'm 21 years old. I got married about 3 months ago and just over a month and a half ago my...
    Cbryant25100 Cbryant25100 18-21, F Jun 25

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    So I'm not sure if Kevin and I have really bad luck or if this is normal. Anyways, Kevin joined the army two years ago. He was shipped off to basic in GA and then AIT in VA right...
    MPo189 MPo189 16-17, F Jun 26

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    When I was younger I joined the US Army, thinking how great it would be to serve my country. Well after basic training we were given a mentality about when we get to our unit we...
    Titanmeatcat Titanmeatcat 22-25 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Broke down and cried yesterday while my boyfriend was at my house. He is talking about deployment and I have no idea what to expect. This would be his first deployment. It's not...
    ngutman22 ngutman22 18-21, F Jun 30

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    I just became a Navy girlfriend a month ago to a sailor who is on deployment. I try my best to be strong for him but when I'm by myself it's not so easy. I find myself getting...
    ldw5490 ldw5490 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    Everything started when I met him. I met the love of my life last year. We grew close and became best friends and lovers. Before I met him I volunteered for a military deployment...
    lesspain2 lesspain2 22-25 2 Responses Jul 8

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    In an effort to make a long story short, I will sum up by saying that I have been married to my husband for 11 yrs and we started dating in high school 15 yrs ago. We had our first...
    Jme0925 Jme0925 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    There they sat watching the screen The lady, the man; a mum, a dad On their, up to the minute, iPad. Thinking of the life that might yet been. Looking for souls dipping and diving...
    cloudymac cloudymac 46-50, F 1 Response Jun 24

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    And is it hard, but I'm surviving. Yet my friend says I shouldn't be in one because I worry too much. But I don't try to. Instead I just occupy myself.
    mangadrawer12321 mangadrawer12321 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 24

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    June 26. Surviving Slumps. A slump can go on for days. We feel sluggish, unfocused, and sometimes overwhelmed with feelings we can't sort out. We may not understand what is going...
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    June 26. Surviving Slumps. A slump can go on for days. We feel sluggish, unfocused, and sometimes overwhelmed with feelings we can't sort out. We may not understand what is going...
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    June 26. Surviving Slumps. A slump can go on for days. We feel sluggish, unfocused, and sometimes overwhelmed with feelings we can't sort out. We may not understand what is going...
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    June 26. Surviving Slumps. A slump can go on for days. We feel sluggish, unfocused, and sometimes overwhelmed with feelings we can't sort out. We may not understand what is going...
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    June 26. Surviving Slumps. A slump can go on for days. We feel sluggish, unfocused, and sometimes overwhelmed with feelings we can't sort out. We may not understand what is going...
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    June 26. Surviving Slumps. A slump can go on for days. We feel sluggish, unfocused, and sometimes overwhelmed with feelings we can't sort out. We may not understand what is going...
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    June 26. Surviving Slumps. A slump can go on for days. We feel sluggish, unfocused, and sometimes overwhelmed with feelings we can't sort out. We may not understand what is going...
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    June 26. Surviving Slumps. A slump can go on for days. We feel sluggish, unfocused, and sometimes overwhelmed with feelings we can't sort out. We may not understand what is going...
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    I've been wanting to run away for about a year now, as my family are homophobic and don't support the fact that mentally and emotionally I'm male, and the fact that I constantly...
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    As much as it is scary to admit, sobriety is becoming a very enjoyable experience for me. These last few weeks have been incredibly challenging but I have survived them and I have...
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