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I Have A Boyfriend Going To Afghanistan

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 457 People

    Mary Me

    MY bf in the marines while home in leave in sep for month We went to the jewlery store to look at rings and told me for the future.When he got back to his station I talk to his brother and told me he has the ring or was going to buy it soon.I talk to my bf and told me it was the...
    kellner27 kellner27 18-21, F Apr 26, 2013

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    Countdown

    73 That's the number that I'm looking at... It seems so large a number BUT when talking about the number of days that I have until my boyfriend is gone to Afghanistan it isn't much time at all... A year and 5 months is a long time to be away from the one that you love however, I...
    Sassychef23 Sassychef23 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 22, 2012

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    22 Days Untile Home

    My boyfriend deployment is done today .He going back to his station then he be home on leave for a month .I have not seen him for 2 years .I made it throw the ups and down the mood swings breaking up getting back togeather.I cant wait to see what comes next for me and him .
    kellner27 kellner27 18-21, F Aug 15, 2012

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    On Break Or No When He Say He Need Time

    my boyfriend in the military .I have not seen him for a year and couple months .He deployed and he comes home in 6 months .He broke up with me before but one min he say I want to be with you the next tell me he dont .I know he stressed really easy .We did get back togeather we...
    kellner27 kellner27 18-21, F Mar 17, 2012

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    Missing Him Like Mad !

    Here's the first story ive wrote, im 18 and have been with my boyfriend now for 9 months. Hes away on exercise at the moment, missing him so much as i talk to him everyday over the phone. I went out at the weekend, and guess i felt guilty because i really should be mopping around...
    Danni3id Danni3id 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 1, 2010

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    Why Bf Looking At Wedding Rings

    My bf just come home from the deployment and being station over sea for 2 years .He has 20 days left.It been going alright just having a hard time that he be leaving again to go back for 7 months .All he been talking about since he been gone is how he cant wait to get married to...
    kellner27 kellner27 18-21, F Sep 10, 2012

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    Facebook?

    I just made a new group on facebook!   http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=112416655454309&ref=nf
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 12, 2010

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    My Marine Is Deploying March 2010

    hello, I'm Shannon. and I wanted to make a group just for people who have boyfriends or husbands going to/or is in Afghanistan now.. Chris has been to Iraq 3 times.. and now he is about to go to Afghanistan! I have been with him through one deployment and now this one...
    deleted deleted 26-30 18 Responses Nov 8, 2009

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    Sep 10th

    My boyfriend goes to Afganistan on the 10th of Sep for 7 months and im dredding it, its our first tour together and im finding it really hard. like most army wives and girlfriends. The army has really annoyed me as this weekend we were ment to be spending the weekend together...
    InfantryPrincess17 InfantryPrincess17 16-17, F 9 Responses Sep 3, 2010

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    Phone Calls From Afghanistan. Please Read And Explain?

    Hey... My soldier leaves for Afghanistan in the next couple of months. I am confused about something. He said that as an army special forces officer that he won't always have access to a phone. What is up with so many of you saying you talk to your guys regularly? Are you...
    BreasArt BreasArt 41-45, F 3 Responses Sep 15, 2012

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    I Have A Boyfriend Going To Afganistan!! Care Package Ideas???

    Hello, Ladies I want to tell you a little bit about myself. I am 24 years old and my boyfriend is experiencing his first deployment as well as myself. I am currently attending college and will be graduating in august with my bachelors!!yay.. I miss my soldier so much and cant...
    takenbyasoldier08 takenbyasoldier08 22-25, F 1 Response May 7, 2012

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    D Day :(

    He leaves today. :'( What am I going to do?! I told mysel I'd be positive, supportive, and not go crazy but all I can do is sit here and pray! I've been crying all day and I go from being hysterical to calming myself down and accepting it back to hysterical again. Girls what...
    lovethewhale lovethewhale 22-25, F May 12, 2012

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    Im Scared To Death

    my boyfriend is leaving in just over a week. I knew he was leaving in november but we kinda have this thing were we keeep the details til i need to know because he doesnt want me to worry until its nessessary. Well he told me today the date and i just started bawling. like it was...
    sam1024 sam1024 18-21, F 5 Responses Nov 8, 2009

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    It Doesn't Get Any Easier?...

    My boyfriend and I have been together for about 18 months. I have been by his side throughout everything. The day we have been dreading the last 18 months is actually here. The day i have to watch him get on a bus and wont see him for a year. He tells me to be strong but it is so...
    proudarmygf11 proudarmygf11 18-21, F 14 Responses Oct 13, 2010

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    I'm Dreading Deployment

    My boyfriend is leaving for Afghanistan may of this year. I know that seems like a while away compared to some who leaving within a few weeks, but it really doesn't make it any easier. he just found out last week that his deployment got extended three months, so as of right now...
    InfantrySoldiersGF InfantrySoldiersGF 18-21, F 7 Responses Jan 24, 2011

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    I Am A Military Girlfriend Poem

    My friend sent this to me -- It was cute so I thought I'd share :) Enjoy. I am a military girlfriend. I hold no formal recognition with the powers that be. I am at the bottom of the chain. I hold no Military ID card, I am not a “dependent” or a parent. The man I love may...
    andreagene andreagene 18-21, F Dec 1, 2011

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    Care Packages

    Hi guys! It's been a while since I posted on here. The deployment is going well so far - we talk as often as he can, but right now he's out on a week long mission, so I haven't spoken to him since last Thursday! :( One more day (hopefully!) Anyway - I've gotten into this habit...
    andreagene andreagene 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 28, 2012

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    My Boyfriend Has Just Left For Afghanistan

    My lovely boyfriend of just over a year has just left for Afghanistan. He is in the UK Royal Marines and will be deployed for 7 months. I said goodbye to him on Saturday (8th Sept) and it was the worst experience of my whole entire life. After saying goodbye, I had this immense...
    arielleswan arielleswan 18-21 2 Responses Sep 11, 2012

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    He's Leaving Next Weekend

    I don't really know what to write here but as you've guessed from the title, I have a boyfriend who's going to afghanistan next weekend. It's just come around so quick and I'm so scared for him, our relationship and carrying on life without him. I'm not too sure how the...
    laura42l laura42l 18-21, F 6 Responses Mar 7, 2010

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    Im Scared

    Hi my names Alishia and my fiance is deploying to afghan in september,he is in 29 palms till the 6th and i just miss him.Thia is our first deployment and im scared because my dad came back from his second tour shot in the head.My dad died in iraq and someone else came back.I am...
    sargentan sargentan 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 18, 2010

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    New To The Group!

    My boyfriend is about to deploy VERY soon. Last night was the last time I'll see him for almost a year. I'm not sure how I'm going to handle this. I've been trying to find people who know what I'm going through and can help me through these LONG 9 months. Also, I don't really...
    Mamarella1215 Mamarella1215 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 25, 2012

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    I Miss Him!

    So my boyfriend finished his “camping” part of his TDY today… He will be leaving either Friday or Saturday for Afghanistan…..  I am so sad I have not seen him since Jan 19th and it will be October before I see him again…. I was hoping to go and see him before he...
    Cgarner86 Cgarner86 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 19, 2013

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    My Babe

    So, I read earlier today that it is all about how you look at a deployment. My lovebug is leaving next Thursday for Afghanistan. And that means that starting October 3rd I will have 7 months to make myself the best person I can be. Having the motivation to have him FLIP OUT when...
    Shantastic2016 Shantastic2016 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 24, 2013

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    The Talks....deployment Planning

    I moved in with my soldier, not just across town, I moved 230 miles so we can be as close as possible before he leaves. Been adjusting to living in an entire new area and completely different schedules. We went to our FRG meeting earlier this week so last night we sat down and...
    SSGArmyWife1 SSGArmyWife1 22-25, F Aug 24, 2012

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    My Boyfriend Is In Afghanistan....

    I actually met my boyfriend online while he is doing a tour over there.We hit it  off instantly,I would like to connect with other women who have boyfriends,or fiance's or spouses over there as well.We usually talk every day,and I know they are busy over there,but haven't heard...
    fatladysings45 fatladysings45 46-50, F Apr 21, 2012

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    Private Beach <3

    My Soldier, Jared, has been gone for almost a month now. I miss him more and more everyday. We get to talk a lot for him being gone. Almost every day he texts or calls me. Sometimes to just let me know that he's thinking about me and loves me, other times, We just talk. I am...
    alyssabraun alyssabraun 18-21, F 5 Responses Oct 21, 2011

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    Help!!!!!

    Hey ladies! I am so happy to have finally found somewhere that I can talk to other wonderful, strong women who are going through the same type of thing as I am! Deployment, deployment, deployment....... Where do I even start?!?!?! This April my marine and I are up for our first...
    greeneyedcowgirl greeneyedcowgirl 18-21, F 11 Responses Jan 10, 2011

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    What Do You Say When....

    So As I posted before, my boyfriend is being sent to Afghanistan before the end of next month. This is the hardest time for me because I think once he is gone I will be able to focus on just getting through the days and knowing that each night when I go to bed I will be one step...
    bertdvm bertdvm 36-40, F 4 Responses Jan 13, 2011

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    Depressed

    I dont know what happed but my ex bf broke up with me about a month ago .He told me he really depressed and stressed .I understand why and know its the deployment .Since I got in this reationship I deal with his mood going back in forth .One min he tell me he hope this work the...
    kellner27 kellner27 18-21, F Apr 16, 2012

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    I'll Lend You My Support.

    My soldier just came home but I joined this group to lend my moral support to anyone who may need it. When Justin was gone we had our up and downs. More downs than ups. Even now he is not the same man I kissed good bye before he got on that plane. I love him to death and I will...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jan 13, 2012

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    Best Way For BF To Send Me Money?

    Hi ladies! Do any of you have experience sending money back and forth from Afghanistan? My boyfriend, SG, and I are almost two months into a nine-month deployment, and I'm preparing his second care package to send next month. He knows about the package, and I asked him to give me...
    eryenne eryenne 26-30, F 6 Responses Aug 20, 2011

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    Searching For A Little Strength...

    My boyfriend and I have been best friends for a long time. Finally, our lives were in a place where we both had the courage to act on our feelings and be together. Unfortunately, three days ago he got a call that he'll be leaving for Afghanistan as an Army medic in about a month...
    hannah1851 hannah1851 18-21, F May 18, 2012

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    I Hate Time.

    Its going way too fast. My boyfriend Will leaves in 20 days for training before he goes to Afghanistan and we just found out that instead of having 2 weeks here for thanksgiving he now has 3 days. I cant beleive were going to be apart for 13 months...I just want to go there...
    ricashea17 ricashea17 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 11, 2010

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    Army Girlfriend

    I found this poem and fell in love with it   There's an American Girl Doing the best that she can Taking her Rank Along side her man She wears no dog tag Don't carry a military ID She gets no recognition upon the T.V She carries A badge that no other possess its...
    gonnabemrsG gonnabemrsG 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 13, 2010

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    2 Weeks More To Hold Him...

    Till he leaves for Afghanistan. It is weird, but I already feel lonely. A good friend of mine gave me some advice today, "Let yourself cry at the end of the day, even a soldier has their moments. Eventually you will stop crying at night, and begin smiling and looking forward to...
    mashleysue mashleysue 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 4, 2012

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    My Boyfriend Deployed

    Hi im Ashley my boyfriend is currently in Afghanistan hes been there for almost a month and a half for a 7 month deployment "hopefully" we all know the Marine Corps it can always change. We have been together for almost 8 months but we've known eachother for 3 years he...
    PrincessAce1206 PrincessAce1206 22-25, F 8 Responses Nov 9, 2009

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    Advice For People Going Through Deployments (early Stages)

    Hello everyone. My boyfriend who is a Marine and I have been together for 6 years. He's been in Afghanistan for 5 months and he'll be back soon. It's definitely a hard experience, especially if you don't have anyone around you that understands the military or deployment. For...
    icedlemon icedlemon 22-25, F 6 Responses Aug 20, 2010

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    2/5 Camp Pendleton

    I was just wondering if anyone else had a marine deployed with the 2/5 to Afghanistan this past March?
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 12, 2012

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    New Bf To Be Deployed: How To Bring Up Staying Together? How To Show Support? How To Cope? What To Expect?

    (Sorry this is kinda long -- I just really need to share my story and get some advice from people who know what it feels like.)Hi everyone,     I am pretty much freaking out. My boyfriend and I have only been together for three months, and he deploys to Afghanistan in June...
    eryenne eryenne 26-30, F 11 Responses Apr 2, 2011

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    Missing My Soldier.. <3

    I'm 18 years old, getting ready to graduate high school. I met my boyfriend two months ago while he was on leave, I had no idea I'd fall in love with him, but I did. He's the best thing that's ever happened to me. He deploys to Afghanistan for 9 months in less than a week, and I...
    cheyenneemariee cheyenneemariee 18-21, F 3 Responses May 12, 2012

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    Tips From My Boyfriend

    So in one month my boyfriends leaves for deployment :-/... We've spoken quite extensively about what he wants while he's there and at the top of the list: PICTURES & LETTERS above anything else. WHAT TO SEND: Beef jerky Hot chocolate Candy Tea Baby wipes** Ziploc bags (the...
    Sassychef23 Sassychef23 31-35, F Nov 26, 2012

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    Afghanistan In 2 Weeks:(

    my baby is going to afghanistan in 2 weeks for 7 months! its gonna be the hardest thing ever
    ilovemybravemarine ilovemybravemarine 18-21, F 5 Responses Oct 17, 2011

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    Going Away

    Hey, I have been with my boyfriend for 8 month now, he's in the army and has been away for half of the relationship training for afghanistan, he's due to be deployed but not till May next year, i'm worrying already and thinking whether were strong enough to get through it, i...
    hollieuk hollieuk 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 12, 2009

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    Need Some Advice/help With This

    Ok so this might sound odd to some of you but I met my boyfriend on sunday...over the internet. We started chatting in an IM sort of thing and then decided to do a video call. There was an instant connection between us and we talked for at least four hours. The next day I luckily...
    prettypanda117 prettypanda117 18-21 1 Response Mar 25, 2012

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    Keeping The Faith For 1 1/2 Years!!!

    My boyfriend an army infantry man is leaving for Afghanistan in January for 1 year and 5 months... The day that he told me that he was leaving I burst into tears and he just held me and then told me that he loved me. He explained to me that this is what they train for and that...
    Sassychef23 Sassychef23 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 2, 2012

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    Cute Military Jewelry!

    So I found this really cute website that creates custom jewelry for your loved ones serving in the military! I attached an image of what mine will kind of look like that I just ordered, and they're pretty reasonably priced! It's called myheroskeepsakes.com. Her business is closed...
    andreagene andreagene 18-21, F Apr 29, 2012

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    New Relationship

    Hi Everyone! I just joined the group and I guess I'm gonna share my story.I have known J for going on 5 years now. He is one of my best friend's brother and we have always kind of danced around each other but both had other things going on and never crossed any boundaries, just...
    Feydid Feydid 22-25, F 10 Responses Feb 6, 2011

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    Deployment :(

    My boyfriend just got word from his unit today. He's deploying in January. Which means they wont give him leave during Christmas to come over here so he will be coming in two weeks. This sucks so bad!!! I'm devistated. I need someone to hug me right now. I don't want him to go
    armygirlfriendmeza armygirlfriendmeza 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 27, 2012

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    My Other Half Is In Afghanistan.

    three days ago my Soldier left for afghanistan,im so scared and worried. watching armywives doesn't help!its his first time going there so we both been on edge, but i have to keep reminding myselfto keep him strong and as well as myself..any advice that can help is neededxo...
    pebbles788 pebbles788 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 18, 2011

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    Thanksgiving...

    So tomorrow is Thanksgiving... and it will be the first holiday that he's gone. I'm already setting myself up to be prepared to be a crying mess haha. But hopefully it won't be too bad. It's not even necessarily that he won't be there with me (although that part will kill...
    GonnaProve2Him GonnaProve2Him 22-25, F Nov 21, 2012

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    My Boyfriend Just Found Out He's Getting Deployed....

    My boyfriend just texted me last night and said he was getting deployed...I was in shock that it would happen so soon into our relationship. It'll be a month on the 8th of this month , and even tho its only been a month I love him so much. I asked him where he was getting...
    T090810L T090810L 16-17, F 5 Responses Oct 3, 2010

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    Frustrated By "thank A Veteran" Days...

    This might sound super trivial, but since its only about an hour and a half into 9/11 and its happening already I want to see if this bothers anyone else with close ties to the military. I hate it how 3 days out of the year (memorial day, veterans day, and 9/11) everyone decides...
    tjschira tjschira 22-25 Sep 11, 2012

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    The Closer It Gets The More I Worry...

    My boyfriend will be deploying December 26th... The closer it gets the more I worry and become nervous. I have been through a deployment before, my brother, but this feels so much different. It might just be the fact that I am older than I was when my brother went, but I'm not...
    slyyx99 slyyx99 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 19, 2012

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