I Have a Boyfriend In Iraq

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    What Am I Doing With My Life?

    Today is Easter!!! Happy easter to everyone that reads this.   Well today has been one of those days.  I just moved from Fresno Ca to San Jose for a job that I am not really caring for.   I have been at this job since Nov and I am having a hard time. ...
    gologrl2 gologrl2
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Apr 12, 2009

    First Deployment Nd Having A Tough Time

    its only been two months since Ive seen him last but I feel empty inside.. we dont get to communicate much.. he says the internet in Balad is horrible and  his tablet, laptop or iphone doesnt pick up the signal so he can only get on at the MWR but yet I see alot of his friends...
    Unlimitedlove4mysoldier Unlimitedlove4mysoldier
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jun 27, 2011

    18 Days In Counting

    hes coming home for leave and I cant wait :) I'm so excited I know hes going to propose to me then lol hes taking me away to a lake house and said he cant wait to take me to this one spot the view is amazing and we can watch the sunset lol god I'm so excited its all I think...
    Tbunny Tbunny
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Apr 22, 2009

    I Hate Deployments

    Seriously...deployments are the worst EVER! I mean...really...does it get any worse? I love my soldier and im SOOO proud of him...but this just stinks!!  I miss him like insanely a lot. I have no idea what hes doing or where he is.  hes my best friend. He doesnt get...
    kellim07 kellim07
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Oct 5, 2008

    6 Months

    okay so i was feeling really down in the dumps, my whole mood was bleh. I hated everyone and the only one i wanted to talk to was my bf but we we're having an argument. Thankfully it was solved and i found this site bringing my mood up greatly. My bf also helped bring my mood up...
    reginalayton reginalayton
    Sep 10, 2010

    We Met Online...

    Ok here's my story. My man and I met online while he's in Iraq. We still haven't met in person. I love this man more than anything and stand behind him 100%. The problem im having is people telling me that he's just using me. I trust him. People tell me he's married and just...
    SoldiersCowgirl4 SoldiersCowgirl4
    26-30, F
    7 Responses Jun 30, 2010

    It's Almost Over

    We're getting down to the 3-month mark...he's almost home!! Needless to say, the road to get to this point has not been easy...we actually took a 'break' about a month ago...as much as I love my soldier, I will be the first to admit I was the one that started to get...
    allynally allynally
    31-35, F
    1 Response May 16, 2009

    Feeling lonely without my pilot boyfriend

    My American Boyfriend is a pilot and he has choosen voluntary to join the army for twice 4 months to go on mission to Iraq. Monday february 9th he will depart from USA to there. It is horrible for me. I am dutch, life in the Netherlands and we already are together for 9...
    Evelien Evelien
    22-25, F
    11 Responses Feb 7, 2009

    He Is Worth It :)

    My boyfriend Jacob and I were in the same class all through school and we both liked each other, but the timing was never right-one of us was always with someone else. his plan was always to join the Army and the summer after graduation, I wrote him a letter telling him how I...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Aug 5, 2010

    I Miss Him All The Time....

    I 'met' my boyfriend online through a mutual friend last summer. We have currently dated for six months and have talked at length about our future together.  He came home for one whole month over the Thanksgiving holidays and we were able to take a great vacation on a cruise...
    kag482 kag482
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jan 8, 2010

    I Dont Know What To Think

    So if any of you guys have read my stories, you know me and my boyfriend were having some problems before he deployed as well as the first few months of his deployment.  Since then, things have slowly started to get better.  He calls a little more often. But he wont say...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Jan 2, 2010

    I Am Happy...cause Baby He's Coming Home

    Many of you have talked to me about one of my best friends, Military Man.  Well, my friend is coming home soon (like in 2 weeks).  I am so excited because I miss the little things like being able to text him or call him when I need to laugh, sharing picture messages...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    46-50, F
    7 Responses Jul 24, 2009

    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
    1 Response Apr 16, 2009

    Its Getting Harder

    its getting harder and i need to stop overreacting... i have no more words for it, just that i need help. telling me to "keep my mind off it" isn't working, finding a hobby isn't working.signing on his stupid myspace and seeing he was online the other day, and i didn't...
    shellebelle414 shellebelle414
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Oct 9, 2008

    Touching Video

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WZq4gvouRig   Grab the tissues! 
    dmbdream28 dmbdream28
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Jan 17, 2009

    So Ready For R&r!!!!

    My bf is coming home realllly soon for R&R and i am soooo EXCITED..but the past couple of days I've cried and idk y i just miss him so much and i just keep feeling like a big piece is missing which i have felt that way since I told him bye in December! but...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Apr 5, 2009

    Delayed R&r

    Hey -- we are on our first deployment and my guy was supposed to be on R&R 14th (today)-28th, but he is still in iraq.  I talked to him this morning and he says that his paperwork is screwed up and that he might end up in Kuwait for 5 days layover because of this. ...
    sonewtothis sonewtothis
    Aug 14, 2009

    It Gets Harder and Easier Every Day!

      My boyfriend and I have been off and on for 6 amazing years.  On August 22nd, the day before his 22nd b-day, he came home from Camp Aberdeen in Maryland to tell me he's being deployed to Iraq instead of going to Korea.  I was used to the role of the Amry...
    bringemhome bringemhome
    18-21, F
    1 Response Oct 19, 2007

    6 22 09

    My boyfriend and I had only been together for about two months when he left for Iraq.  Two days before he left he told me that he loved me.  The first two weeks was honestly not as bad as I thought.  I heard from him a lot more than I ever expected...
    spammy122 spammy122
    Jul 23, 2009

    Feeling Insecure

    My boyfriend deployed two weeks ago to Iraq.  I got to see him a week before he left.  And since then I have been feeling really insecure about our relationship surviving this deployment.  His tour officially began in September.  Since he was...
    zil620 zil620
    26-30, F
    6 Responses Jan 25, 2009

    Not Sure I Can Handle It!!!

    Ok so my bf is deployed to Iraq. I feel like I am being too needy missing him like crazy, and I dont want to push him away by needing him so much. I am not sure I can handle it but I want to so bad! I feel like I am going to spend this entire deployment depressed. He is missing...
    ktblueyz ktblueyz
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Nov 8, 2010

    First Deployment

    Ok, so me and Brian have been dating for only like 2 months. My best friend who is in his same platoon introduced us. They leave for Iraq on Monday. I went to see him on base on Sunday and came back yesterday. Im going back this weekend and seeing them off but I thought I...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Dec 10, 2008

    What a Day

    what a day it has been.  I thought that i was going to be able to talk to david more this week but i have not been able to talk to him besides a few textes here and there.  He is not even gone yet and I feel like he is sometimes.  They just call him out when ever...
    gologrl2 gologrl2
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 10, 2009

    Story of My Life

    W ell i don't even know where to start.... and I don't even know if this is going to make me feel better but I am going to try.   here is the story.   Met this wonderful solider on the Internet.   Thought he was hot and just going to make his day...
    gologrl2 gologrl2
    22-25, F
    Apr 7, 2009

    He Knows How To Make Me Smile

    So earlier today when my man and I were talking online he was playing music. He takes his laptop into the shop and plays music for me to hear almost everyday. Music has kind of been our way to express ourselves. Anyways, the other day he played a song for me and said this is the...
    SoldiersCowgirl4 SoldiersCowgirl4
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jul 5, 2010

    Wanting to Hear His Vioce.

    Well last night did not get to talk to my boyfriend he did not even call me.  I was kind of sad/mad because I dont know he has been really really quite lately and even when I do call him he does not say much at all.   I have maybe found a place to live that is with...
    gologrl2 gologrl2
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 14, 2009

    Feeling a Little Schizophrenic!

    This is so hard!  If someone had tried to explain it to me before I had a boyfriend deployed to a combat zone I never would have understood, and I'm a pretty empathetic person! lol So here's the thing:  Lately his communication has fallen off a lot, both in quality and...
    eleven11 eleven11
    26-30, F
    8 Responses Jan 12, 2009

    New Beginning

    not really a story..like a blog of my new life..I met this very sweet loving man  nearly 4 months ago. We had our first time gitters..but over come those as the months went by..We get to have our first meeting in mid-Jan when he gets back to the states..So i guess...
    LisaChristian LisaChristian
    36-40, F
    11 Responses Aug 14, 2007

    It's Getting Hard..

    Hey! So the whole having my boyfriend in Iraq is pretty new to me. My boyfriend of 2 yrs has been there for about 5 months now. At first i really didnt know what to expect when he left but now that things are different im having a hard time. When i do get the chance to talk to...
    lexiiboo lexiiboo
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Oct 1, 2009

    What a Day

    Today was a great day but then I came home and laided in bed and started thinking about david and I started crying.   I found out today that he will be leaving Aug 25th to Anbar province For one year.  I am just really having a hard time.  Is that a really bad...
    gologrl2 gologrl2
    22-25, F
    Apr 12, 2009

    Missing Him

    My boyfriend left for Iraq last October, and I miss him so much. We have been dating for about a year and a half. He gets home late October. I really, truly, love him with all my heart and have been faithful since he left. When he is gone I miss the little things like waking up...
    Candy566 Candy566
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Sep 8, 2007

    Love Is Worth Temporary Distance

    I have been dating my boyfriend for almost a year now and he has been deployed for four and a half months and this is our first deployment. We started dating in January and we found out that he had to change his MOS ,before deploying in August, in March he was gone...
    lilyleaves lilyleaves
    18-21, F
    8 Responses Dec 17, 2008

    Me And Mine

    Hi Ladies,  I am also a member of a few other "experiences" on this website but they all center around me and my boyfriend, Paul.  He is a U.S. Marine and is currently serving in Iraq.  He is on his 3rd tour and it is, THANK GOD, his last.  He will be home...
    sittingwaitinwishin sittingwaitinwishin
    22-25, F
    Mar 9, 2010


    me and my soldier have been fighting a lot so he really hastnt talked to me. he finally talked to me today and i got the best news ever. hes gonna be home sooner then expected! one more month thats all! ima so happy i cant stop the tears...
    autumnskyyy autumnskyyy
    18-21, F
    Nov 19, 2011

    A Bad Week

    I'm having a really hard time this week. It is the first week since he left 2 months ago that I haven't had ANY communication with him!  I'm trying really hard not to overreact, but I'm having a tough time.  I know it wasn't that he didn't have any time this week to...
    zil620 zil620
    26-30, F
    5 Responses Mar 8, 2009

    Missing Him More and More..

    So..June 12th was 6 months in this deployment..were half way there and im trying my best 2 stay as positive as i can..he was sent 2 a mt. and now their internet is down which has been down for almost a week..he did call me friday night just long enough 2 say congrats on finishing...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Jun 15, 2009

    Missing My Man

    I miss my boyfriend who is in Iraq with the military. We've been together over 5 years and seem to get along best when he is away on mission. When he comes back, I'll be ready for him to go away because we argue and have problems, isnt that KRAZY. 
    beyonce beyonce
    26-30, F
    1 Response May 8, 2008

    I Cannot Believe This...

      A couple of days ago i got a text from my boyfriend saying "you got a txt from james boy apparantly u were out sat night. im glad one of us has time to go out and meet guys. awesome" and from the tone obviously he was angry about this text but i only know two...
    jenreifu jenreifu
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Sep 10, 2009

    My Fiancée Is Overseas And Its Not Easy!

    Hi....its so hard to find people who understand what I'm going through on a daily basis. I miss him so much ever day! I cry, I worry I freak out and this is our second deployment...but it doesn't get any easier it hurts as if it were our first. He was gone a year and he came home...
    ncqtie17 ncqtie17
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jan 18, 2012

    ...well I Will Soon

    I've been with my boyfriend on and off for two years now, but solid for the past nine months...i plan to marry him eventually. He's been through bootcamp and AIT and deploys next month for a year in Iraq, as a lightweight vehicle mechanic. I love him with all my heart and am...
    ilovemde ilovemde
    1 Response Jun 17, 2009

    It's Getting Hard..

    Hey! So the whole having my boyfriend in Iraq is pretty new to me. My boyfriend of 2 yrs has been there for about 5 months now. At first i really didnt know what to expect when he left but now that things are different im having a hard time. When i do get the chance to talk to...
    lexiiboo lexiiboo
    18-21, F
    Oct 1, 2009

    I Am Totally Stress And Depressed

    Well I have a boyfriend from Iraq, but now live in Malaysia. I am totally stress right now, because he will go back to Iraq in this month, and its impossible I will meet with him again later. I met with him 2 years ago, I am from indonesia and study in Malaysia, he also come from...
    KissRain KissRain
    Feb 12, 2012

    Cant Wait!

    i have been going through my first deployment and this is my boyfriends first one too we have had our ups and downs and its been really hard on the both of us...my boyfriend has been in iraq since may and just last week on friday(october 21st) i got a phone call from my boyfriend...
    autumnskyyy autumnskyyy
    18-21, F
    Oct 26, 2011
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