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I Am Surviving This Deployment

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 step dad is gonna e deploying and it is a very depressing moment you have to go through .. I cryed when he left on his last deployment and he gonna have to deploy again it's not...
    alicia2much alicia2much 13-15, F 2 hrs ago

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    Its my third deployment but this time..... I hold a great deal of fear. I don't understand. Its making me very very very aggressive. This is not me
    mm60907 mm60907 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 4

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    I'm just not ready for my bf to go to deployment every time I think about it. It gets me like really really sad! 😖 I just hope he goes once we've got our own things situated. I...
    Soldiergirl3 Soldiergirl3 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I've been through many deployments with friends and family in the military... the hardest thing to experience because I constantly worry about them!
    DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    hi . i believe in god and love. i believe that a single person can make the other happy. it all started when i was 9. i was scared of a man. he was bad. and of course everyone...
    krazykat786 krazykat786 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    message me if you want to help a guy out before dployment
    bobdillon150 bobdillon150 26-30, M Jul 1

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    I haven't experienced one yet but I know that I will hate them. You never know if that will be the last time you see them.
    jlhhlj123 jlhhlj123 22-25, F Jul 1

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    My entire life I have spent wandering the world of forms: the inner, timeless realm from which abstract constructs arise and the mind's eye may gaze at the Universe not unlike what...
    smilingahab smilingahab 26-30, M 3 hrs ago

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    I felt like I should post this since I've read a few stories where girls are saying they haven't talked to their deployed man or soon to be deployed man is getting distant. In most...
    Ldylvlylcks2002 Ldylvlylcks2002 26-30, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    When I was younger I joined the US Army, thinking how great it would be to serve my country. Well after basic training we were given a mentality about when we get to our unit we...
    Titanmeatcat Titanmeatcat 22-25 2 Responses Jul 19

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    With deployment looming it was a pleasant surprise to get a text from my man telling me to go see him. I panicked cause I had my kids but pulled it off and was able to see him...
    Ldylvlylcks2002 Ldylvlylcks2002 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    Broke down and cried yesterday while my boyfriend was at my house. He is talking about deployment and I have no idea what to expect. This would be his first deployment. It's not...
    ngutman22 ngutman22 18-21, F Jun 30

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    I just became a Navy girlfriend a month ago to a sailor who is on deployment. I try my best to be strong for him but when I'm by myself it's not so easy. I find myself getting...
    ldw5490 ldw5490 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    Everything started when I met him. I met the love of my life last year. We grew close and became best friends and lovers. Before I met him I volunteered for a military deployment...
    lesspain2 lesspain2 22-25 2 Responses Jul 8

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    In an effort to make a long story short, I will sum up by saying that I have been married to my husband for 11 yrs and we started dating in high school 15 yrs ago. We had our first...
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    I'm still on cloud 9 from seeing my man. I miss him terribly but that's normal. Just kinda sucks that same day I saw him I ended up catching whatever cold my daughter got. Very...
    Ldylvlylcks2002 Ldylvlylcks2002 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    You don't develop courage by being happy in your relationships everyday. You develop it by surviving difficult times and challenging adversity. Epicurus
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    Sometimes I get really upset about the mental "illnesses" that I have because I am not a soldier yet I have PTSD, I have not had the worst life ever, yet I have depression, anxiety...
    Lifebugzme Lifebugzme 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    i know i can survive on my own but since i met this certain someone(you know who you are!) i don't want to and i now know why they call it surviving because without the person you...
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