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I Am Surviving This Deployment

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 21 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Armywifsahm Armywifsahm 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 28

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    He leaves for our first deployment this weekend . I want to do something special for him before he leaves . Any suggestions ?
    Laurxo417 Laurxo417 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 27

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    My boyfriend just left for out first deployment together (his second) today, and I'm kind of reeling from the fact that the person I always talk to isn't here to text anymore...
    Kellbell1995 Kellbell1995 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 28

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    My boyfriend and I are both deploying. We have been dating for 8 months and are engaged. I don't know how to handle him being gone. I don't leave for another week for my deployment...
    woodslynn0 woodslynn0 18-21, F a week ago

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    Well he finally left... 9 months. It feels really weird. It doesn't feel real, plus we didn't leave on the best of terms
    yesnyea yesnyea 26-30, F 4 hrs ago

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    I've been on idle for awhile because it just becomes a way of life. You find a way to get comfortable knowing one day you'll run out of time.. That's when I hope I come across a...
    DrexelFloriene DrexelFloriene 36-40, F Apr 28

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    "Divorce is probably as painful as death"William ShatnerI know how you feel in the beginning. The emotional pain is debilitating. It can become physical which it did with me. It...
    Kathiey Kathiey 56-60, F May 3

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    Diagnosed with terminal brain cancer two days after my wife left me and my 7 year old daughter and took everything we owned and all ourvmoney
    RedNeck7806 RedNeck7806 36-40, M 5 days ago

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    We're about halfway now!! Hopefully it won't be extended longer, Still seems like it's taking forever to end !
    brittany710 brittany710 22-25, F 3 Responses May 13

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    ah almost done! my husband and I lost our baby and a few family members passed but I am determined to keep moving forward for him!
    zoeyB zoeyB 22-25, F May 13

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    I had to be the one to tell my boyfriend that his uncle passed away last night. It's really sad, and I feel guilty because it means he might be flying home for a few days for the...
    brittany710 brittany710 22-25, F May 18

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    i feel horrible that i didnt realize how stressed my husband is about stuff thats going on with his family. his family decided to tell him his sister got diagnosed with chrons...
    wifeusmc27 wifeusmc27 18-21, F 1 Response May 18

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    After a 7 month deployment he finally came on the 18th! He left on the 30th and we spent every day together ❤️ I'm looking forward to seeing him Memorial Day or flying to his...
    VGASR VGASR 18-21, F May 1

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    I wrote this on someone's page earlier because of how mad I got from what they posted. A victim is not just the one who died. Many victims live. Their fight to survive is a daily...
    neverendingfairytale2 neverendingfairytale2 36-40, F May 3

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    Everytime I go on a good hike it makes me realize everything the world has to offer. It's not just about surviving it's about living the life you were given. To find the true...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 11

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    My boyfriend and I started talking online while he was deployed. We hadn't actually met each other yet but we had talked since December. Well I wasn't able to say hey we are...
    06cumminsgirl 06cumminsgirl 22-25, F 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    I think about this and not sire but it is a passion for creative and evolving. I want thus specie to evolve beyond greef and power Imagine just waling up and we all evolve to a...
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    Surviving would be bare minimum, if I didn't have kids and was faced with these stressors I would run away and start over I don't want to die I want live but am in trouble
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    Ifeel so choked, so trapped, my own deeds, I regret them.Ionce had dreams, the dreams iwas surviving on , they suddenly no longer exist.idk anything anymore, iam not the same...
    hbadger606 hbadger606 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    I was married to a marine and he was a great guy from beginning until all hell broke loose . I was married for 3 years . I was abused, mentally and physically, more twards the end...
    backw00dsbarbie88 backw00dsbarbie88 26-30, F 3 Responses May 3

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    My bf just left on deployment (meu) yesterday. This is my first time going through this but he has been through 2 before me. I miss him so much already. He's literally my only...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 13

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    At least I think so.. I learned that others were actually out to get me if I let them be in second grade.. I learned that people lie just for the hell of it in second grade.. In...
    DementedKarkat DementedKarkat 13-15, T 1 Response Apr 26

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    Feeling sad at the catastrophic which struck Nepal and Northern parts of India where more than a Thousand (as per Reuters ) of Innocent People lost their lives. Humble Prayers who...
    BenJimmy BenJimmy 31-35, M 1 Response Apr 26

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    And First Place for surviving the longest in the ring with Gravity goes to Arnold J Rimmer!!
    Tannasheart Tannasheart 51-55, F 2 Responses Apr 26

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    Drum Roll Please...and this year's winner for surviving the longest in the arena with a stampede of rutting wild boars in the annual "Running Of the Masochists" goes to......Arnold...
    Tannasheart Tannasheart 51-55, F Apr 26

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    Trying to keep surviving. Maybe one day, I'll do more then just survive
    Mela22 Mela22 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 27

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    "to cook my head" it was hot makes you feel spent just breathin' but she was comfortable as judas in hades just like ice cool in the shade you shout and dance about with all this...
    mudmen mudmen 51-55 Apr 28

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    April 29, 2015   Unborn Children Baby saved from abortion after giving parents a thumbs-up in ultrasound By Nancy Flanders Fay Murrish was 20 weeks pregnant with her third...
    jopava jopava 56-60, M 1 Response Apr 30

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    Survivial is easy it is thriving that is difficult because surviving is motivated by fear which is a negative emotion and thriving motivated by positive emotion and you know how...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 1

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    I'm a girl, doing a "mans job" I'm a girl, with determination. I'm a girl, who's tired of surviving. Finding contentment in all things I do. Finding comfort with faces around me...
    Yourbaaaby Yourbaaaby 18-21, F May 1

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    Just A Rambling Thought In all the past lives I can remember, I was just a cog in the works. I was never a major player, famous, mentioned in lore, or written about in history. I...
    PastPilot PastPilot 51-55, M 1 Response May 3

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    I posted several days ago that a friend of mine had a sever stroke. That was on Thursday 4/30/15. Well, unbeknownst to me, on Friday 5/1/15 she passed away. I didn't find out until...
    BreastLoverInNM BreastLoverInNM 56-60, M 5 Responses May 4

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    Hey peeps! Surviving on my own is time consuming...haven't been around much. Hope all is well my EP friends! X
    MFeisty MFeisty 41-45, F 5 Responses May 4

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