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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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Today marks the 47th day of his deployment.... For some reason it feels like just yesterday that I was in his arms. Babe please come back home soon.
    AMarinesGirl0401 AMarinesGirl0401 22-25, F Nov 4

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    I am going through my first deployment its been almost a month since my bf left, but I haven't heard from him in 2 weeks, on our last email he told me he was a few days away from...
    kimberlyndelgado16 kimberlyndelgado16 18-21, F Nov 16

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    I am going through my first deployment its been almost a month since my bf left, but I haven't heard from him in 2 weeks, on our last email he told me he was a few days away from...
    kimberlyndelgado16 kimberlyndelgado16 18-21, F Nov 16

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    I am going through my first deployment its been almost a month since my bf left, but I haven't heard from him in 2 weeks, on our last email he told me he was a few days away from...
    kimberlyndelgado16 kimberlyndelgado16 18-21, F Nov 16

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    I am going through my first deployment its been almost a month since my bf left, but I haven't heard from him in 2 weeks, on our last email he told me he was a few days away from...
    kimberlyndelgado16 kimberlyndelgado16 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 16

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    being apart from him sucks and especially since I'm pregnant with our first child but him being able to text me almost every night helps me deal with him not being here physically...
    odalisr odalisr 18-21, F Nov 4

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    I sent her three care packages last week; two for her birthday, and one for silliness to make her smile. I am curious as to when they will arrive, but I am already mailing out two...
    rwright1 rwright1 22-25, F Nov 11

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    I know I'm gonna ruffle a few feathers with this but I need to vent and say it. I'm not trying to come off as a ***** but this Is what my opinion and really don't care who likes it...
    Ldylvlylcks2002 Ldylvlylcks2002 26-30, F 6 Responses Oct 29

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    Yeah I do. I think Global Warming is a good thing. This world is so cold & being outside at night, it is so cold here it can & has for many caused hypothermia. And as our gas and...
    OKPunk OKPunk 18-21, M Nov 13

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    Why? Why must I be this way? Why must I feel so much pain 24/7? Why must I have this excruciating pain in my heart? Why must i still be surviving? Why must I care? Why can't I just...
    whyusteens whyusteens 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 16

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    I used to be really good at living my life and not just letting it pass me by. I've been a lot of places, met a lot of people, seen a lot of things, and experienced my life the...
    Triscuitan Triscuitan 26-30, M 2 Responses Nov 18

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    Me and my wife are both active duty enlisted members in the Navy. Separated by several states, yet due to our orders, neither one of us will be going on deployment unless we re...
    Erildhel Erildhel 22-25, M Oct 30

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    My boyfriend and I have only been dating since mid August and he will be deploying in or around February. I don't get to see him or talk to him often as of lately (currently it's...
    aneat aneat 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 1

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    Airforce girlfriend here... We met after he'd been thru basic and all that jazz and was stationed in my home town. And while Ive obviously know he was in the military all this...
    fairyprincess514 fairyprincess514 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 4

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    36 more days till he's home for Christmas. I'm beyond excited. I can't wait to just be in his arms. I'm excited even though his deployment starts in January. I'm ready to get the...
    armygirlfriend2007 armygirlfriend2007 18-21, F Nov 12

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    Well my guy and I got back together a little while ago. Our breakup was over something that we've been able to work past and talk out. Now, that we're back together I'm realizing...
    ieatboysz ieatboysz 22-25, F Nov 12

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    So we talked for 3 hours last night which makes that the longest we have talked since he left on deployment. I made him guess his Christmas gift cause he wanted to know what it was...
    Ldylvlylcks2002 Ldylvlylcks2002 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 16

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    "A glimpse into the life of an Army Wife" I was pleasantly surprised this year when I put my boys on the baseball team off post. It was a much better program than the previous...
    StunningPhoenix StunningPhoenix 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    I heard a story years ago about a young girl who lost her family in a plane crash in North America somewhere. I'm sure this story is from the '70's. After the funerals were over...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Oct 28

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    Rap is a style of musical poetry. With stanzas created from our experiences in life I like to think up rhymes in solidarity with the poets. Telling the story of how you deal with...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Oct 28

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    I understand “feeling lonely” and recently I have found strength in the realization that feeling lonely is just that…a feeling. Feeling lonely is an ephemeral feeling that...
    KemiKill KemiKill 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 29

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    I understand “feeling lonely” and recently I have found strength in the realization that feeling lonely is just that…a feeling. Feeling lonely is an ephemeral feeling that...
    KemiKill KemiKill 36-40, F 3 Responses Oct 29

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    Unknown facts about Buddha that will blow your mind-From The Speaking Tree-The details of the Buddha's life are not known for certain, but most scholars are in agreement that he...
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 1 Response Oct 30

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    I am so disappointed. If you click on the drop down menu on the right side of your profile you will see Support Center. Click on that and you get group of menus which includes...
    ClaudNine ClaudNine 18-21, F 7 Responses Oct 30

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    Sorry guys, another rant today. Though if you know my character, you'd probably expect it. Many questions in mind at the present moment. I wish we had more choice in destination...
    NatashaRose NatashaRose 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 2

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    scriptURE FULFILLED IN MY LIFE Oct.1947: “My substance was not hidden from Thee, when I was made in secret, and intricately wrought in the lowest parts of the earth. Thine eyes...
    jburns1947 jburns1947 61-65, F Nov 3

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    Yesterday I received my first VL count after one month of treatment and I am happy to say it has decreased from 12,306 copies to an astounding 48 copies or less (virtually...
    z0mKi z0mKi 36-40, M 4 Responses Nov 6

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    I don't think this is just a bad funk. I don't think I can come back from this. I'm convinced I've already hit the peak of my life and it's all just gone to ****. The depression...
    megmegmeggers megmegmeggers 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 7

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    So in 2010 I was diagnosed with a extremely rare disease named Dercums' Disease aka Adiposis Dolorosa. For many years after surviving cancer (Acute Lymphotic Leukemia), I had what...
    johnnystar4u johnnystar4u 41-45, M Nov 8

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    I love apocalyptic and dark stories. I like to think about how I would survive the Hunger Games and what district would I live in. I would probably live in district 3 and I would...
    WhatTheFrenchToast WhatTheFrenchToast 18-21, M Nov 9

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    Marginalized....thats the word that defines me. I fought for so long just to survive after I lost my real parents. But then 7 1/2 years later after surviving Foster homes, an alot...
    AquilaAqua AquilaAqua 13-15, M 3 Responses Nov 9

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    My boyfriend broke up with me about 3-4 weeks ago now. He said that he didn't know how to make me happy and he didn't want to keep trying. I was devastated. I stopped eating and...
    rorimori rorimori 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 9

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    And saw as the people around her drove her off the edge. I never felt so useless ever. I had never been very close to anyone in the class, but everyone was my friend. I had seen...
    AbyssalSilence AbyssalSilence 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 10

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    You don't truly know darkness until your mind finally breaks. Everything around you that matters dissolves. You are an alien in your own skin. Suddenly everything around you...
    papergirl15 papergirl15 26-30, F Nov 10

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    Sure I could do a lot with my life, but I felt like I wanted to let it all go. I have not gotten over surviving my depression.
    FunnyLookingCorpse FunnyLookingCorpse 18-21 Nov 11

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