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I Am Surviving Deployment

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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...
    kellner27 kellner27 18-21, F Jun 29, 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...
    TankersPrincess TankersPrincess 16-17, F Jul 22, 2008

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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...
    alyssabraun alyssabraun 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 11, 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...
    marinelove14 marinelove14 18-21 1 Response Nov 20, 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...
    ppkub ppkub 18-21, F Feb 26, 2011

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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...
    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...
    kellner27 kellner27 18-21, F Sep 10, 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...
    kellner27 kellner27 18-21, F Mar 17, 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...
    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...
    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...
    kellner27 kellner27 18-21, F Apr 26, 2013

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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...
    alyssabraun alyssabraun 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 24, 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...
    kellner27 kellner27 18-21, F May 21, 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...
    kellner27 kellner27 18-21, F Feb 25, 2012

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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...
    kellner27 kellner27 18-21, F 2 Responses May 6, 2012

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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...
    MaryBeth0521 MaryBeth0521 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 21, 2009

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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...
    chel0820 chel0820 18-21, F Sep 20, 2009

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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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    My marine is in Afghanistan, and comes home in a few months. Does anyone know how "leave" works? After their homecoming, are they able to go home for a short time, or are they sent...
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    Hi my name is lissa, and this is my story. I lost both my parents when I was just two years old. I was born in a third world country which forced me to start working at age 8...
    Someonepls Someonepls 31-35, F 3 hrs ago

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    I was an intelligence analyst. I deployed twice to Iraq and once to Afghanistan. I "saw" combat all the time, through the reports and the pictures coming across my desk. I was...
    cw2pieper cw2pieper 31-35, M 3 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    I'm a former/medically seperated Marine I was injured before I was to deploy to Iraq I had to have surgery for my injury but while I was on leave my best friend who it was suppose...
    Devildad99 Devildad99 26-30, M 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    We met when i was 16 and he was 17. Dated for 3 yrs and got married right after i graduated high school. During my last year in HS he joined the military. we stayed together and...
    PerdidaPorEl PerdidaPorEl 26-30, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    We met when i was 16 and he was 17. Dated for 3 yrs and got married right after i graduated high school. During my last year in HS he joined the military. we stayed together and...
    PerdidaPorEl PerdidaPorEl 26-30, F 4 hrs ago

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    ITS BEEENNN A LONGGGGG TIME!!!Just about a year.. I'm hoping to see some familiar faces on here if not HI, to the new ladies!! Well!! an update on me and my soldier? We are doing...
    purplelily13 purplelily13 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I feel lost. I feel lost and alone. I don’t know why I’m here. I have so many almost-talents, but the things that I was naturally good at as a kid got squashed or taken away or...
    dragonflEYEfly dragonflEYEfly 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 19

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    My experience is a little different. My boyfriend works for the government and will be deployed to Afghanistan once a year for 4 months, for the next 3 years. We live on opposite...
    kstr kstr 36-40, F Mar 16

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    My guy and I have been together for three years but he’s been away for two years and three months. We live across the country from each other--Washington and Florida. He joined...
    DistantSailor DistantSailor 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 17

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    I only started dating my army boyfriend about a month before he deployed. It is so hard because I feel like we don't have the foundation of so many other couples. I've always been...
    Lferretti89 Lferretti89 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 29

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    We were talking about marriage and our future today. Talked about whether he will reenlist or not, talked about what he wants to do, what I want to do. He wants to go for Chief E7...
    ncon08 ncon08 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 4

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    I'm not sure what I want to title this blog, but I do know it's going to include a little bit about my life and my story. Especially with Zack, my boyfriend, soon to be leaving for...
    babyypaige babyypaige 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I need someone who will pick me up, so it would help if you're in New England. Or close. Someone who won't back out. We need to set a destination. Then gather supplies. We would...
    ItIsAllTheExecutionNotThePlan ItIsAllTheExecutionNotThePlan 18-21, M Mar 16

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    Cinderella walked on broken glass Aurora let a lifetime pass Ariel walked on land for love.... And I.....am surviving with half my heart in the west, to prove to everyone distance...
    Misskfrey Misskfrey 18-21, F Mar 16

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    I rescued a lone surviving female kitten who turned out to be an Egyptian Mau, who is now called Nixie. I love her so much. She is astute, very intelligent and loyal. We've barely...
    agathashelly agathashelly 26-30, F Mar 17

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    1. Name? ____ 2. Male or Female? male.. 3. Were you named after anyone? Yes. 4. Does your name mean anything? It does but I don't much care for its meaning. 5. Nicknames? no...
    Waywardsilence Waywardsilence 41-45, M Mar 17

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    Seriously people, none of us are surviving that ****. And me tripping you, I got a good feeling one of you bastards will trip me before I do you. The best situation would be having...
    everydayisagoodone everydayisagoodone 31-35 2 Responses Mar 18

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    Just last night, I had one of the most frightening dreams I've had in awhile. I dreamt that I was being chased by Michael Meyers, and he was killing off everyone I loved or knew...
    PseudoNymph PseudoNymph 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 18

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    Hello brothers and sisters of the EP Sangha, this group now has 60 members and 60 stories; I love symmetry! 60 plus 60 is 120 which is one third of 360, 180 is half of 360 and 18...
    gsparky22 gsparky22 41-45, M 2 Responses Mar 18

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    There's an episode in Supernatural where Sam is hallucinating every bad memory he had and he would squeeze his scar on his hand to differentiate what was actually reality. Last...
    FarrahRelates FarrahRelates 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 20

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    I remember my mom picking me up early one day from school in 8th grade because I told her I wasn't feeling well. She asked what was wrong; I told her I felt sad. She proceeded to...
    BeaB24 BeaB24 16-17, F 10 Responses Mar 20

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    My name is Dakota. I'm 14. I'm a victim of sexual abuse. I'm overcoming this trauma one day at a time. I'm learning to trust again. If you want to know my back story, please read...
    mouthdakota mouthdakota 18-21, M 4 Responses Mar 22

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    My name is Dakota. I'm 14. I'm a victim of sexual abuse. I'm overcoming this trauma one day at a time. I'm learning to trust again. If you want to know my back story, please read...
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    My name is Dakota. I'm 14. I'm a victim of sexual abuse. I'm overcoming this trauma one day at a time. I'm learning to trust again. If you want to know my back story, please read...
    mouthdakota mouthdakota 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 22

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    My name is Dakota. I'm 14. I'm a victim of sexual abuse. I'm overcoming this trauma one day at a time. I'm learning to trust again. If you want to know my back story, please read...
    mouthdakota mouthdakota 18-21, M 5 Responses Mar 22

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    Sekia Sekia 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 23

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    Have you ever felt different? Like your current so called "friends" don't really understand you? Like the fact that you had Cancer? And you don't want their pity? My name is Chad...
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