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I Am Surviving This Deployment

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 21 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Feeling very discouraged right now, I have not talked him in 26 days. I know that he is very busy with deployment, but I just want to here his voice and know that everything will...
    15Meghan 15Meghan 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    I have been pretty lucky with this deployment, I have been able to talk to him everyday at least texting. Sometimes we get to FaceTime. I don't know how some girls handle not being...
    brittany710 brittany710 22-25, F Apr 5

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    marblerun marblerun 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    5 days til he leaves. :( he's so excited but I'm so sad.
    brittany710 brittany710 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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    Day 1, he left this morning. We just watched the plane take off.
    brittany710 brittany710 22-25, F Mar 27

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    He has only been gone a week and tonight is the hardest night so far, crying so much I'm getting sick. Thinking about how I wont see him for months. Then when he gets back he's...
    brittany710 brittany710 22-25, F Apr 2

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    I absolutely love the song "Never Alone" by Lady Antebellum!
    Kellbell1995 Kellbell1995 18-21, F Apr 11

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    has anyone had to deal with arguing while deployed? we never argued before but now seems like all we do! we are halfway done! words of encouragement welcome
    futuremrslaker1 futuremrslaker1 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    The truth about surviving is you're never really the same. You suddenly become subhuman, A species to be studied through a microscopic lens by a doctor, Both of you detached and...
    oh00236 oh00236 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    I am a friendly person. I am social. I trust people easily. I don't know how to not trust people right away. I am very caring. I also am very forgiving and give people chances. I...
    blankcheck4urhart blankcheck4urhart 36-40, F Mar 27

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    Name four favorite books you would recommend to others and tell why: - Love Inc. by Sandy Rideout and Yvonne Collins ... about three different girls who attend the same school but...
    blankcheck4urhart blankcheck4urhart 36-40, F Apr 4

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    has anyone else argued a lot with their SO over deployment? it seems like we argue all the time and we are almost half way done with our 6month deployment! its exhausting but we...
    futuremrslaker1 futuremrslaker1 22-25, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    My man is pulling away we've been living together for about nine months and together before that. We are unofficially engaged, both our families know of our plans, he asked my...
    slippersatin slippersatin 26-30, F Mar 24

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    My man is pulling away we've been living together for about nine months and together before that. We are unofficially engaged, both our families know of our plans, he asked my...
    slippersatin slippersatin 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    My man is pulling away we've been living together for about nine months and together before that. We are unofficially engaged, both our families know of our plans, he asked my...
    slippersatin slippersatin 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 24

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    My man is pulling away we've been living together for about nine months and together before that. We are unofficially engaged, both our families know of our plans, he asked my...
    slippersatin slippersatin 26-30, F Mar 24

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    Well this is awesome! I'm sick for the third time during his deployment! And this month hasn't been much better. My poor daughter has had croup, a head cold, a yeast infection and...
    Ldylvlylcks2002 Ldylvlylcks2002 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 25

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    Couldn't sleep so decided to start writing my first deployment letter for this 9 month deployment my boyfriends on. I love writing and receiving letters for him, it makes me so...
    NavyGirlfriend94 NavyGirlfriend94 18-21, F Mar 29

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    Hey everyone. So lately a lot of people have been negative on this page about how they are ready to give up or cannot cope with their situation. Well I am just going to say it...
    Kails13 Kails13 22-25 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I don't know if yall can relate... But here it goes Before my guy deployed I had a lot going on, I lost my grandmother, my little sister was leaving for boot camp, my other sister...
    Bambieye Bambieye 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I don't know if yall can relate... But here it goes Before my guy deployed I had a lot going on, I lost my grandmother, my little sister was leaving for boot camp, my other sister...
    Bambieye Bambieye 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    i dont what i am writing here.. actually to be honest i am a little not little but a lot drunk...but does it matter...to start with i am currently living in bangalore wow...great i...
    nitinwahie nitinwahie 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 19

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    I feel so empty. It seems that there is a hole in my stomach. I fill it with stories and distraction, but the reality is, I'm alone. I have no one and no purpose. A sense of...
    kaylaes52 kaylaes52 18-21, F Mar 20

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    Republicans helping the wealthy own us leads to bdsm slaves who miss real caring and actually living instead of just surviving slavery.
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Mar 21

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    I just don't think if this is normal or what, but a great part of my self is saying that it ain't anymore. I don't think if it is me just being pessimistic or negative about things...
    nbsbgal nbsbgal 22-25, F Mar 23

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    Lavender's Blue. Since my first post about this song, I still havn't got it out of my head. I was interested to see that bijouxbroussard wrote dilly dilly, not diddle diddle, as...
    AlmostAristotle AlmostAristotle 61-65, M 2 Responses Mar 24

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    This is another story to write About the journey that is my life I was born with challenges and a sensitive heart I carry on though whether I get roses or darts I go the extra step...
    blankcheck4urhart blankcheck4urhart 36-40, F Mar 24

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    I was married to him for 12 years, divorced. in 2004. it was 12 years of psychological abuse. I tried to leave him 3 times, finally successful on the 4th try. I can't seem to...
    MLang MLang 51-55, F Mar 25

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    I'm still thinking about how to do this. Nothing seems right, I stopped all work today as everything made me cry and want to die, there is not one moment going past without asking...
    BlueSkysAreCold BlueSkysAreCold 22-25, F Mar 27

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    My mom told when when I was pretty young, around 3 or 4, I think. Apparently my mom didn't even find out until she had a miscarriage. Thinking she was miscarrying her only baby...
    baileywhale baileywhale 26-30, F Mar 27

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    hi! :D randomgirl42 here. i LOVE Vocaloid and spongebob so much! <3 i also love all my EP brothers and EP sisters here with all my heart :) please read the 20 things about me...
    randomgirl42 randomgirl42 18-21, F 8 Responses Mar 29

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    Random Harvest - A 1942 romantic drama starring Ronald Colman and Greer Garson. **note: The app. version of EP does not show this story in its entirety. I guess I surpassed a...
    Loverofpeace Loverofpeace 41-45, F 5 Responses Mar 29

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    I wish for Beauty and the Beast 2! How about Geston returns for revenge? After surviving the fall in one he now pretends to be good/ well behaved to exact revenge on the then Beast...
    Sazzio Sazzio 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 31

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