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I Am Surviving This Deployment

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    Sometimes I Feel Like..

    sometimes i feel like i just cant do this anymore. i guess it gets easier with time but, i dont understand how some women can go through deployments year after year. i love my husband, but damn this is a lot harder than i thought. he has been gone two weeks tomorrow and it feels...
    MissThang420 MissThang420 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 13, 2008

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    I Am Making It

      HELLO EVERY ONE MY HUSBAND HAQVE BEEN GONE FOR 4 MONTHS AND 2 MORE TO GO YES YES YES BUT AS WOMEN AND ME4N OF MILITARY SPOUSES YOU ALWAYS HAVE TO BE STRONG STAY SAFE AND TAKE CARE!!!!
    michellemtjpjt michellemtjpjt 31-35, F 2 Responses May 17, 2008

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    Frustrated :(

    i have been getting so frustrated lately. everytime my husband calls he sounds so depressed, or monotone or something. i cant exactly put my finger on it. but it is bothering me. i always ask him whats wrong but he will never tell me. sometimes i feel like its  me, but at...
    MissThang420 MissThang420 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 21, 2008

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    Good News

    My husband just called and he told me that a new bill was passed: now soldiers have two years off between deployments. i thought that was great news. i am hoping now he wont deploy next year like he is supposed to but who knows. do any of you ladies know any more details on this...
    MissThang420 MissThang420 18-21, F Jan 26, 2009

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    One Month Down..

    only 7-8 to go, depends on the great USMC!
    yellowmermaid yellowmermaid 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 12, 2009

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    Don't Understand.

    I don't understand why my husband won't believe me that his sergents are telling the FRG, etc. to tell us they are coming home soon. and he keeps saying not for awhile and he knows and i am not with the right frg. I am really pissed off because i know i am. why cant he have faith...
    MissThang420 MissThang420 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 8, 2009

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    Devastated

    so my husband told me something today i wish he wouldnt have. actually, i am glad he told me but now i am worried about him more then ever. its hard to not cry when he is telling me these things. but i have to be strong so he can be strong too. i have so many mixed emotions...
    MissThang420 MissThang420 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 23, 2008

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    Sometimes I Feel Like..

    sometimes i feel like i just cant do this anymore. i guess it gets easier with time but, i dont understand how some women can go through deployments year after year. i love my husband, but damn this is a lot harder than i thought. he has been gone two weeks tomorrow and it feels...
    MissThang420 MissThang420 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 13, 2008

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    Really Sad

    i am so sad right now i dont think i can stand it for another mintue
    MissThang420 MissThang420 18-21, F 5 Responses Dec 5, 2008

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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 6 days ago

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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 3 days ago

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    Pooh1993 Pooh1993 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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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 1 day ago

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    can i give up?? just stop?? im not living im surviving. and its forced i live only to please people cant i please myself for once?? throw it all away never come back.... what in...
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