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I Am Surviving Deployment

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 50 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    This is the first deployment my boyfriend is going on and I don't know how I am going to be able to handle limited communication and not seeing him for 9 months. Any advice or...
    scarlettavery scarlettavery 18-21, F Jan 11

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    I'm feeling a little guilty. My Marine keeps talking about moving me out to him in NC and starting a life there with him. At first just moving outside of base as a girlfriend, but...
    KaleJay KaleJay 26-30, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    So me and my boyfriend have been together since February 2014 I am almost 19 and he is 20 and we are coming up on our 1 year anniversary now. We met at a difficult time considering...
    dunnivana96 dunnivana96 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 6

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    sogdianrock sogdianrock 51-55, M Jan 5

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    Hi, I would like some responses to my post because I'm so confused and j tend to overthink/over analyze things. About a month ago my boyfriend decided he wanted to put our 7...
    syllysyl syllysyl 36-40, F 3 Responses Jan 3

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    Congressional Medal of Honor Citations for Actions Taken This Day January 11 MAUS, MARION P. Rank and organization: First Lieutenant, 1st U.S. Infantry. Place and date: At Sierra...
    timothyc31 timothyc31 41-45, M Jan 11

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    four weeks.. 28 days and this deployment will be over, I never imagined it would be so hard but you go through ups and downs and realise what's important, things still arnt 100...
    0105APa 0105APa 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 19

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    Talked to my man today about his deployment to Japan in Nov. Before finding out yesterday that he would be deployed, we were saving up money to move me out to NC into an apt close...
    KaleJay KaleJay 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 22

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    This is my first time on this site so i kinda don't know what to say or do lol I created an account cuz I saw this page and I was inspired by all of the strong women on here. I...
    Pooh1993 Pooh1993 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 23

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    I joined this site because I was hoping to connect with girls who have Navy girlfriends coz it's just so hard for my friends to understand how I feel every time he leaves. He's...
    alohagirl23 alohagirl23 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I am terrified of his deployment. Hes getting his orders this coming week on where he'll be stationed and what class Sub he'll be on. Any of you going thru deployment have any...
    ForloveofCurtis ForloveofCurtis 41-45, F 5 days ago

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    So I've been reading a lot of posts lately and it baffles me how mean people are. First off, yes we are all different and our stories are different but we are all going through the...
    MarinesGirl94 MarinesGirl94 18-21, F 1 Response 23 hrs ago

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    I had a psychological assessment on 15 December. She has not received it yet, though that would be a fast turn around, anyway. But, while we were talking, she said I've moved...
    SlushGray SlushGray 56-60, F Dec 31, 2014

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    Your attitude determines your altitude about as much as that platitude inspires my gratitude. If you think it's lonely at the top, just wait 'til you try the bottom. Sometimes...
    ManOfYourDreams ManOfYourDreams 26-30, M 3 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    Most people wouldn't really understand what it's like to actually be surviving, like for example, my family has to survive on 50 dollars for the next week because my dad doesn't...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 8 Responses Jan 1

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    PEARLS OF GREAT PRICE: Theme: We, and our loved ones, are most precious in the eyes of the Lord. In the rising of the sun and its going down, we remember them. In the blowing of...
    McCannT12 McCannT12 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 2

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    Sitting in the hostel, at 11.30 pm, I contemplated cutting my wrist. I didn't. I survived. I've been surviving till today. That was a bad day, things have improved. And I don't...
    LoganManish LoganManish 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 3

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    Today is the aniversery of one of the worst days of my life. And I can't stop thinking about her. This morning I was lying in bed and I saw her lying beside me and she said "I like...
    LandonS LandonS 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 3

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    I'm a loner. It started when I was bullied for four years in high school and had no friends. Since then I've kept to myself. I enjoy socializing with the right people and dependent...
    lamalbelle lamalbelle 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 3

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    I confess to loving Lobster as a Culinary Delicacy. Although my passion for lobster (like other sentient foods, that I was raised on before becoming educated on the many facts that...
    Tannasheart Tannasheart 51-55, F 3 Responses Jan 3

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    From what has been said on this page... What is it that everyone wants with this goal in the first place? You want to be apart of our community so badly then stop asking random...
    BrokenArrow126 BrokenArrow126 16-17, F 4 Responses Jan 4

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    This moment I feel like I am stranded on a boat in the somewhere very far silent sea...where from I couldn't see anything but water all around except for only 2 more boats . ..Nd...
    dreamchaser23 dreamchaser23 26-30, M Jan 4

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    At the time of healing from a major break up, I decided to again, search myself and do a massive self reflection. Yesterday, I started reading a pocket book about some teachings...
    guhint guhint 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 5

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    I lost myself. All my hopes and dreams went down the toilet long ago. I was once thin and beautiful but didn't think so. Therefor I gave up on everything. Now I am ugly and fat I...
    dragthewaters4 dragthewaters4 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 6

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    Here is to surviving another
    PronoidAndroid PronoidAndroid 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 6

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    I am a single parent who moved house with my 2 daughters, aged 8 and 11 months, to a new area, where we do not know anyone. In order for me to attend university and complete a...
    Alexandra88xXx Alexandra88xXx 26-30, F 5 Responses Jan 7

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    I fukking hate my dad so much, it's hard to put into words. And i cant even share this with anyone. My mother is already tired of his sh#t...But first, let me tell you something...
    blasphemy666 blasphemy666 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 7

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