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I Am the Girlfriend of a Us Army Soldier

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    Anyone Agree?

    It's nice to read posts by other girls who know what I mean when I say I'm so tired of hearing statements/questions like: Is it hard? Aren't you worried he'll cheat on you? You're crazy for making a commitment like this, and so on.. It's like everybody else around me knows...
    PROPERTYOFUSSOLDIER PROPERTYOFUSSOLDIER 16-17, F Apr 27, 2012

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    In Over My Head?

    One night last summer i met a young soldier name tommy at the fair in my city. Immediately we hit it off we dance for half the night, and talk nonstop, i didnt even know the guy for five seconds and we are kissing each other like we known each other for ever. My friend louis says...
    roachnad1991 roachnad1991 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 14, 2013

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    What a Night

    ok last night was one of those night I did not get to talk to David because he did not call. His birthday is today I am feeling like I cant do this any more I love him and I just want to tell him that and then maybe call it off I dont know if it is really want I want I dont think...
    gologrl2 gologrl2 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 16, 2009

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    A Little "pick-me Up" For You Gals.

    Remember: You CAN do this! This was NEVER meant to be easy. But what is the fun of life being easy? You have to have a little mishaps. Like Bob Ross said. There are no mistakes, only happy accidents. Remember He needs you there, even if he doesn't act like it. Everything...
    CulinaryChick CulinaryChick 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 30, 2012

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    Crazy In Love

    So its crazy how two ppl meet.....i met my soldier 5 months ago i had just barely started my job and i was on the night shift and he came in every night/midnight about the same time got his favorite a mountain dew....i wont forget these words i was the best part of his night mind...
    MrsYoung2008 MrsYoung2008 22-25 1 Response Oct 13, 2013

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    Okay so how I've read

    that soldiers in basic get their phone every Sunday.. How long would they be able to call? And would they be able to text on Sundays too or just call? And how many weeks until they get their phone on Sundays?
    LovedByASoldier LovedByASoldier 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 5

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    Worth The Wait.

    I'm 17 and i am in love with a soldier. I never understood why it was always said the strongest of women are the ones who stand behind a soldier. I now know. People always ask me how do i do it? I simply say because I love him. They ask is it hard? Well of course. That question...
    Littlered23 Littlered23 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 1, 2012

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    New To EP

    Hey. My soldier is in Korea and has been there for 11months now. It's so crazy how fast time flies.. He is coming back soon and I am so excited. Being in a long distance relationship for the past year has been hard but I've adjusted. Last year he left for basic training and then...
    AT5T AT5T 22-25 Aug 13, 2013

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    Not Sure What To Do!

     I have been talking to an army soldier that is deployed over seas. We aren't dating or official but we both have feeling for each other. I never thought of myself being able to be with a military soldier, but he has my heart. I'm used to talking to him everyday on line. I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 8, 2010

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    Please Help

    hi,i recently met the man of my dreams on a online dating website,we fell in love straight away. he has asked me to send funds for a cell phone out there. my friend has been looking into it and says he should be able to ring without one of them. how do all you contact your...
    tracycoupe tracycoupe 36-40, F 13 Responses Aug 15, 2013

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    He Just Left And I Am Overwhelmed

    I am new to the army girlfriend thing. My guy and I have been together for 4 and 1/2 years now. High school sweet hearts. Even when I left for college and he was still in high school, we are exactly a year and a week apart in age him being younger, we were still a strong couple...
    sage91 sage91 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 25, 2012

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      I need the advice of someone

    and I don't know where to turn to except here. I haven't heard of my boyfriend deployed in Afghanistan since a week now. That's not the bad thing. A couple days ago, I started having nightmares about him. I guess you know what kind of nightmares. I am only his girlfriend, not...
    aela2412 aela2412 26-30, F Feb 9

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    In exactly 5 hours I'll be picking up my

    fiancé from the airport and it'll be the first time I see him in 7 months . The 7 months have been so bittersweet, I've had to learn how to go from talking and being with my bestfriend to waiting for letters and random phone calls that rarely happen to getting to talk to him...
    odalisr odalisr 18-21, F Jul 3

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    Counting The Days

    So i have been holding my baby down since he went off to Basic Training at Fort Leonard Wood Missouri. We came from the same city (Syracuse New York) that's where we met. & we just met each other 2 months prior to when he was supposed to be off to training. But something in my...
    AmbitiousWoman AmbitiousWoman 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 14, 2011

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    He's My Soldier, I'm His Cheerleader

    When duty calls, and he must go. I know he needs my support and hope. When deployment comes, and he must leave, and we never know what goodbyes will mean. When his heart is heavy, and he misses home, when he has to go places no other man would go. And when he slowly looses faith...
    MissAuthentic90 MissAuthentic90 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 2, 2012

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    I miss him so much, everyday seems

    so long. This is going to be the longest 6 months of my life I'm so depressed without him 😢
    brynnyalexandra brynnyalexandra 18-21, F Jun 10

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    My boyfriend and I have been dating

    for 8 months this last month has been horrible and we are trying to work things out. He is going away or basic training for the army reserves in a few short weeks.. and I'm so nervous and have so many questions. Are there other women at the reserves basic training? is it coed...
    brynnyalexandra brynnyalexandra 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 29

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    This us soldier added me

    as a friend on Facebook and started msging me ASAP however I ignored him & paid no attention to him.....slowly I started talking to him that was last October 2013 he always compliments me on my photos of me & my daughters he's very nice.....recently he pledged his love for me...
    Crystal2002 Crystal2002 36-40, F 3 Responses Jan 24

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    I Need Help And Advice

    hello everybody, i am an italian girl that works in the vicenza army base. i met my boyfriend a year ago and we fell in love, but he left (pcs) the 27th of june, from vicenza, italy to fort hood, texas. he asked me to follow him, but there are a lot of issues, i'm italian and i...
    italiangirlfriend italiangirlfriend 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 4, 2013

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    Emotional Journey

    hello. i haven't shared my story in this group yet, so i figured i would.. i met george last september at one of his high school soccer games. we started talking on the computer and on the phone once or twice a week. i really started to like him as more than a friend and we...
    Anxious13 Anxious13 16-17 3 Responses Jul 16, 2009

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    He Is Everywhere.

    Every where I've been the past couple of days, are places that I have been with him. My mother and I went to town, and I could see us sitting on a bench in October. I can see him sitting in the chair behind where I am now, legs crossed, and even at the computer. I can see us...
    DesiraeWaldrop DesiraeWaldrop 18-21, F Nov 20, 2011

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    To Be, Or.. Not To Be?

    To start off, the way we met was not a typical meeting. We still have never seen each other in person. Over a year ago I was going through a rough patch and my job wasn't cutting it. I decided to give web modeling a go. While I was involved in that, I happened to come across a...
    kzombie kzombie 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 13, 2013

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    He Messages Me!!

    So it's been about a month since my guy, out of the blue, ended it between us. He told me to move on so I stopped messaging and talking to him. Three weeks later (about 2 weeks ago) I get a long msg from him saying how he is sorry for everything and he hopes I know why he is...
    Internationallove Internationallove 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 25, 2013

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    Dear Mr. President

    please do not take action in Syria. I do not wish to have my family members or boyfriend put in harms way. I understand their job is to serve this country. I understand that they must do what is told to them. I know that my one voice of objection will not change the way you feel...
    Armygirl2012 Armygirl2012 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 4, 2013

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    Help?

    My fiancée leaves for basic training in February. It has just recently hit him and he can hardly sleep at night. He is constantly having nightmares of him not coming back like his best friend. It is killing me to see him like this and I want to know how I can help him.
    nikkiwtt nikkiwtt 18-21, F Nov 27, 2013

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    You Aren't Above Us

    So.. I've seen a few ladies post about this and I think it's a touchy topic for some.. But I'm not afraid to say this.. I don't care what your husbands/fiancés/boyfriends rank is. That rank has nothing to do with you, therefore YOU are no better nor worse than me. It's his rank...
    krisXshep krisXshep 18-21, F 6 Responses Jul 10, 2013

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      I need the advice of someone

    and I don't know where to turn to except here. I haven't heard of my boyfriend deployed in Afghanistan since a week now. That's not the bad thing. A couple days ago, I started having nightmares about him. I guess you know what kind of nightmares. I am only his girlfriend, not...
    aela2412 aela2412 26-30, F Feb 9

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    Hi my name is Autumn.

    I am 17 years old and just a few weeks ago started dating a guy named Kenny who is 20. We were together 2 and a half years ago but we broke up bc of a certain issue. This guy was my first everything so I never stopped loving him. I knew in my heart we were meant to be together...
    autumn977 autumn977 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 4

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    He's Been So Distant

    My boyfriend is currently stationed in Ft. Benning, GA & in RASP (Ranger Assessment Selection Program) training. This is my first military relationship so I'm not exactly sure what to expect, especially while he's in this tough training. Lately he's been pretty distant & upset...
    SincerelySara SincerelySara 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 16, 2013

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    His First Love (the Millitary Army)

    Hey girls just writing you guys to let you know rather you just meeting your Millitary guy or been with him for years always keep in mind that your soldier is yes indeed married to the millitary thats his first love now those of you thats been with your man before he joined...
    MrsYoung2008 MrsYoung2008 22-25 Oct 16, 2013

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    Us Soldier

    Heres my story. My boyfriend is currently in the United States Army. Finished basic in April, currently at AIT at Fort Gordon, GA. Hardest thing about our situation. We've always been apart, and we're still apart. We were friends before dating. We're extremely close even though...
    SotosGirl SotosGirl 18-21, F 6 Responses Jul 2, 2012

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    I moved to be near him.

    I uprooted my life over 1300 miles away trying to see if it would work. I didn't want to rush anything. I believe in taking your time especially if it has to do with marriage. It's been 8 months since I moved and almost 12 months since we've been together. It's hard...
    beeheinz beeheinz 22-25, F Feb 5

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    Night times are the worst

    when your man is away. Mine is a country boy so I find myself wearing his mossy oak hat everyday, listening to country music and hugging the bear he got me for valentines day which has a heartbeat in it. We've been dating for 3 months and he left for boot camp in our 3rd month...
    xoxohayley xoxohayley 18-21, F May 1

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    Sixth Letter!! Woot Woot!

    I'm super stoked it's my sixth letter and it happens to be the longest. But He told me he will have less free time because his unit is moving to the white phase. So i think he's warning me that his letters will be less and less I think I don't know but still he wants me to...
    CulinaryChick CulinaryChick 18-21, F Jun 18, 2012

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    Boyfriend finished basic a week ago he leaves

    tomorrow for Washington, D.C. For a year maybe two. So far it's still a bunch of sadness not having him home and him being 3 states away does this get easier? :(
    lyssaraelou lyssaraelou 26-30, F 1 Response May 12

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    After 6 months of not seeing my fiancé,

    he got a week of leave. This week has been life changing and bittersweet. Me and my fiancé got married on Monday and since then time flew by . He's week of leave ended today and I dropped him off at the airport this morning . While dropping him off I felt myself getting teary...
    odalisr odalisr 18-21, F Jul 12

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    Help Me Please! What Do I Do?

    I don't really know how to explain this. Me and my boyfriend who is stationed in afghanistan have been together for a little over two months during those two months we have become head over heals for each other! Well about a week ago I got into a big fight with my family and...
    orangedragon orangedragon 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 19, 2011

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    So my boyfriend and I have been together

    for almost 3 years (this September). I knew from the very beginning of being with him that he wanted to go in the Military, and even though I knew it was gonna be hard I still supported him. He just left this past week for basic training in Fort Benning for 14 weeks. (He has a...
    armylove11 armylove11 22-25, F Jun 28

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    Well..

    my boyfriend, brandon, is a specialist. he's currently deployed to Iraq. we met on myspace (haha) about a year ago. it was the beginning of his 15 month deployment. we met when he came home to nc for 18 day leave and were inseperable throughout the 18 days. he now has 3 months...
    dixiesmama dixiesmama 18-21, F 7 Responses Jul 16, 2009

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    You Know You Are A Military Girlfriend/fiance/wife When...

    I loved these answers because they are from real Military Girlfriend/Fiance/WifeYou know you are a Military Girlfriend/Fiance/Wife when...     ...you don't mind a phone call waking you up at 4 a.m.   ...you tell people that ask that he's 'only' been gone a month...
    southerngurl985 southerngurl985 31-35, F 4 Responses Apr 8, 2011

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    Military Support: ALL BRANCHES Hey Ladies!

    If you are looking for support I highly suggest you follow this site on Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/pages/Military-Love-Over-Distance/556982827688658 They are a great group of ladies who love helping, talking, and just listening. They've helped me out a lot, and I've...
    kholb112 kholb112 22-25 Dec 26, 2013

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    So Happy.

    He graduates basic in 13 days. I have never been more excited to see him. Sadly I can't go to his graduation.
    happyasaclam18 happyasaclam18 18-21, F Sep 27, 2013

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    Dear John?

    I notice a lot of girls refer to their military relationship or this life style as a Dear John life. Everytime I see this I can't help but think they don't really truly understand what a Dear John is. It's not something you should refer yourself to, it's not a title to proudly...
    JestersAngel JestersAngel 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 21, 2011

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    Ninth And Tenth Letters!

    Well this morning was freaking insane! Work was so busy we're completely booked and there were at times 100+ people in our tiny little restaurant for breakfast we even had to open up 106 for over flow. We never have to open up 106 in the mornings! So work went by so slow because...
    CulinaryChick CulinaryChick 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 30, 2012

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    Two Weeks/vent

    So it has been two whole weeks since I have heard from my soldier! No calls, no letters, nothing, and no one in his family has heard from him either! I am so worried that he got in a lot of trouble! He just transistioned into the white phase of training at the beginning of the...
    ILoveMyGuardsman ILoveMyGuardsman 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 21, 2013

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    Learning To Be Alone

    I'm pretty sure I'm not the only one who's gone through this... I'm 18, my boyfriend and I met his Junior year, my sophomore. He was dating my friend and I was dating his friend...kinda weird lol. Anyways, my second semester of Junior year, we start talking. We had both ended it...
    BabyErisie BabyErisie 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 31, 2013

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    Dating A Solder

    First time I ever dated a soldier. we have been dating for about six month, we've been and seen each other about 2 to 3 times a month because he is in the base. I don't know what to think about our relationship. I have tried to ended 4 times already but he keeps on calling and...
    abc760123 abc760123 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 14, 2013

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    Loving Him Is Easy

    I've heard it said that loving a military man is one of those always frustrating, not as romantic as it sounds, don't get it unless you've lived it kinds of loves... I've also heard that the distance & time apart from your soldier is hard, the worry is hard, & the sacrifices are...
    SincerelySara SincerelySara 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 5, 2013

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    He Said Goodbye

    I guess im not an army gf anymore. he broke up with me, saying that I wasn't strong enough to handle this. not sure what to say...
    collegegirl1515 collegegirl1515 18-21 4 Responses Oct 15, 2013

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    Love Him

    Me and My boyfriend are currently across the world from eachother. He is on his final days of deployment and I cant wait to go see him in May. He is stationed in Germany so I cant wait!!!!! The other day he asked me my ring size, Im wondering what hes up too :)
    ChelseaJean93 ChelseaJean93 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 20, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    My boyfriend has been in the army for a year and the distance is so hard, as all So's already know. Recently I had seriously considered moving to where my boyfriend is, 6 states...
    AmaneU AmaneU 18-21, F Jul 5

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    He wants to move in together I'm nervous and scared though. Any thoughts?
    Soldiergirl3 Soldiergirl3 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 9

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