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I Don't Know How to Deal With the Upcoming Deployment

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 47 People

    Jus Left Sunday

    My Boyfriend and i have only been together for 7 1/2 months...for me that is a long relationship. I can honestly say I love him he is so much different than anyother guy i have been with. When his deployment date got moved from feb. 2010 to this month it was super hard to deal...
    Bksnnfam Bksnnfam 18-21 2 Responses Jul 16, 2009

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    My Heart Breaks A Little More Every Day

    He leaves in less than two weeks. Exact day I'm not sure of yet. I've heard july 4th but he hasn't told me for sure. We are long distance. A year of corresponding via text messages and emails. I've been with him 3 times. Last year for post deployment, during xmas holidays and...
    lunatuna9 lunatuna9 22-25, F Jun 23, 2012

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    He Leaves In Two Days

    wow its that time again i leave to go home tomorrow but he leaves in two day to go out to sea i hate tis time even more cause he wont have a cell phone we found out that it would be $1.99 per minute and he just told me today that they dont know if the email is gonna...
    skysthelimit skysthelimit 18-21, F 6 Responses Jan 18, 2009

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    He's Leaving Dec. 3rd...

    My boyfriend/fiance is leaving next week for 1 year to Korea. We have only been together since January of this year. When we found out that he was being sent there we were both shocked considering he had a less than 1% chance to get deployed there. So finding out this news we...
    SoonToBeMrsB SoonToBeMrsB 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 25, 2009

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    Will Deploy This Summer

    My husband will deploy this summer. This our first,we have been married 10 yrs and we dont spend alot of time apart so I know as it gets closer it is going to be hard. Any advice on how to get through 15months without the other half of you?
    Mominindy4 Mominindy4 36-40 1 Response Apr 14, 2009

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    This is the first deployment my boyfriend is

    going on and I don't know how I am going to be able to handle limited communication and not seeing him for 9 months. Any advice or insight?
    scarlettavery scarlettavery 18-21, F Jan 11

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    Iraq

    My boyfriend is going to Iraq in February. It's his second deployment so I know he already knows what it is going to be like, but I don't. This is the first time I've been dating a military guy during deployment. Anyone have suggestions for me?
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Sep 21, 2008

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    It's Only Been A Week...

    a week ago today the love of my life was deployed, and in 12 days we will be celebrating our 6 month anniversary apart :(.... now i thought i knew what i was getting into but boy was i wrong. i knew it would be tough but i had no idea it would be this hard. the first day i was...
    nicmor nicmor 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 21, 2011

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    domino00 domino00 13-15, F 4 Responses Jan 18

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    I'm a sarcastic wonderful evil ***** but I can't raise an eyebrow :D
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    I like a guy alot. like he's constantly on my mind and he doesn't like me back. it sucks man. I feel so useless.
    lorinnicole lorinnicole 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 15

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    Like how do people do it? What do I say without making a fool of myself?
    Madscheers512 Madscheers512 13-15 4 Responses Jan 17

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    Some one told me I looked really nice once and all I didn't say thank you. I stood there blushed an said happy birthday. Yeah not used to compliments. :/
    KaylaBVB KaylaBVB 16-17, F Jan 18

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    How's the best way to flirt?
    ZachCrip ZachCrip 16-17, M 4 hrs ago

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    Nod or shallow bow with a hesitant soft "thank you."
    CrossCresentCreed CrossCresentCreed 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 30, 2014

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    although many guys flirt with me im really hard to date. I always look for my kindof guy which I havent met yet. guess I watch too many romantic movies lol
    95sarahz 95sarahz 18-21, F Jan 6

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    My boyfriend and I are very religious and we are not suppose to have sex, until we are married. But suddenly he demanded it and I refused. He is very angry with me and is fighting...
    ihavemypains ihavemypains 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 6

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    Any females want to hold their pee with me via skype?
    mybladderisfull mybladderisfull 22-25, M Jan 17

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    I always come up with witty flirty things to say 3 moments too late. v.v On the spot, all I can do is clam up and ignore people.
    skykanin skykanin 13-15, F Jan 18

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    Just say Thank you with your sincerest smile. :)
    codeyellow codeyellow 26-30, F Jan 18

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    i feel like this literally
    Jin777 Jin777 18-21, M Dec 30, 2014

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    I'll say 'thank you,' but I'll be too shy to compliment you back.
    dilbert467 dilbert467 13-15, M 1 Response Jan 3

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    It's getting better. :D Now I can compliment back but sometimes it's still difficult...especially when so many people are complimenting me. I get suspicious lol
    ShakenButNotBroken ShakenButNotBroken 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 3

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    its really hard to talk to boys cuz i dont understand them and some of my besties can but i cant and i feel like a moron
    darcy10 darcy10 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 4

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    lol I'm not really the romantic type
    SkateColorado SkateColorado 13-15, M 1 Response Jan 6

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    I proclaim myself as not being relationship material, I'm a very complicated person.
    LilahWolf LilahWolf 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 6

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    Is it Ok to have identity crisis at 23 ?
    monatonie monatonie 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 9

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    hey everyone,from the strange emotions i was walking through i reached my dream i wanted to have from the day i felt for her.......i got her love,i got my love back.......its all...
    vegeta420 vegeta420 22-25, M Jan 19

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    I arrive at a dinner thing.. The host: "oh you look really beautiful" Me (feeling surprised) : "uhhhhh Is it me , or is cold here?" .. True
    Kardia Kardia 36-40 1 Response a week ago

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