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I Am Surviving This Deployment

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 20 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    My Quote is, "Any day I can wake up this side of the dirt is a GREAT Day." I've been injured twice on my deployments, but my proudest accomplishment during my deployments is that...
    mortaritaville07 mortaritaville07 41-45, M 1 Response Nov 29

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    I have never been so happily in love as I am with her. She's currently deployed and we'll be moving in together when she returns. She (tentatively) is expected to have a year at...
    rwright1 rwright1 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 1

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    Ladies!! I def recommend this book it's a good read!! My cousin got it for me and told me it should help me with my mans deployment and I have to say it's actually helping me a lot...
    Ldylvlylcks2002 Ldylvlylcks2002 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 3

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    I dated ex years ago not serious I broke it off because we were young .We reconnected and he join the military .He did write emailing telling me he not sure how he feels but I...
    kellner27 kellner27 18-21, F Dec 6

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    I been getting mix signals from my ex .I am unsure if he still loves me or I am in denial what are some signs ? My ex join the military we talk all the time but he talks about how...
    kellner27 kellner27 18-21, F Dec 12

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    Well, it's been a while since I've been on if I'm being honest. Anyway, my sailor comes home in 5 days (so excited!!) but for Christmas we talked about it and he decided that he...
    brianne2015 brianne2015 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 14

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    I am in love with my ex years later.In high school we were friends before we dated but ended it because I did not feel anything for him.Years later with no contact we connected by...
    kellner27 kellner27 18-21, F Dec 15

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    In a little less than 24 hours, I get to meet my sailor on the same pier we left each other for a little six and a half month deployment! I just wanted to recollect and share my...
    kxcrooks kxcrooks 18-21, F Dec 18

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    Ok - I'm going to get this out ..... I just have to. Alright - so as some of you know, for me it's been going on 11 years with this man. I've been there through surgeries...
    kitty1958 kitty1958 56-60, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    OddlyScintilating OddlyScintilating 46-50, M Nov 28

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    I am in pain..emotional pain..I feel lost and alone.. Yet I have a good hard working husband, and four beautiful healthy children, a house, cars, big back yard, a pool...etc.. Not...
    Sorrentina Sorrentina 41-45, F 9 Responses Nov 28

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    Feeling down today. Been through the ringer, fighting with myself and pushing through. Growing up is tough. Being alone is tough. Feeling like I'll never find someone is tough...
    transienthope transienthope 22-25, F Nov 28

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    I would go back to November 2013 when my brother was still here. We just had thanksgiving at my house and played Xbox 360. It was the best day ever. I miss him terribly. I wish I...
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    I would go back to November 2013 when my brother was still here. We just had thanksgiving at my house and played Xbox 360. It was the best day ever. I miss him terribly. I wish I...
    blackjack1808 blackjack1808 31-35, M 6 Responses Nov 30

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    I want to do better but I m only surviving. My focus start to go away at work, I start to forget paying my bills, I started to feel negative. I find less things to look forward to...
    Mangostrawberrybanana Mangostrawberrybanana 31-35, F Nov 30

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    I feel very bad about it. I know its normal this days but somehow i regret spending almost 10 years online every day. Before i started using many websites i wasnt at computer much...
    angel8i angel8i 31-35 1 Response Dec 2

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    I believe that if you truly love someone then there is no real reason you shouldn't be with them unless they turn out to be someone you thought they weren't. But even then you can...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 2

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    I just think it would be awesome to just be like it was long ago surviving off of what's around you. No credit cards nothing just you and your will to survive.
    eagleeye825 eagleeye825 22-25, M 2 Responses Dec 2

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    So, this year has been full of disappointments, to the point I was seriously thinking about suicide, because most of my life has been the same. I always end up back to this point...
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    NatashaRose NatashaRose 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 4

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    The seconds, minutes, hours, and days passing on each one of us merely surviving. I watch, feel, think of too much, wonder where the people in my life have gone? Each holding a...
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