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I Have a Boyfriend In Iraq

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    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

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    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 26-30 1 Response Aug 5, 2010

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    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

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    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 41-45, F 7 Responses Jul 24, 2009

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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 19-21, F 1 Response Oct 19, 2007

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    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

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    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 16-18, F 4 Responses Sep 8, 2007

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    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 16-17 Sep 10, 2010

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    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

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    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

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    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 26-30 2 Responses Jan 2, 2010

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    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 2 Responses May 8, 2008

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    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

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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 1 Response Apr 16, 2009

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    Love

    My boyfriend and I are new at this. But we're doing pretty well. We've always been good at communication, and even Iraq hasn't changed our communication much. I am always waiting for the day he comes home (next June). But after a month with me and the family, he'll have to go...
    SweetbriarPoet SweetbriarPoet 26-30, F 5 Responses Jun 16, 2008

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    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 18-21 Jul 23, 2009

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    Touching Video

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

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    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

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    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 26-30 2 Responses Jun 15, 2009

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    Update!

    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 16-17, F Nov 19, 2011

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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

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    ...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 18-21 1 Response Jun 17, 2009

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    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 18-21 Feb 12, 2012

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    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 26-30 Aug 14, 2009

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    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

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    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 16-17, F Oct 26, 2011

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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 26-30 2 Responses Dec 10, 2008

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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 26-30 2 Responses Apr 5, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    does anyone know of any dirty things i can say to my boyfriend over the phone im horrible at phone sex or w.e idk what to say lol what are some of the things you's say to your men...
    babydollveee babydollveee 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 26

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    my boyfriend always find his self doing stupid things to get his self in trouble & I don't feel like I'm strong enough to lose him to prison ????.
    gotallthequestions gotallthequestions 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 28

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    it seems like forever I've always wanted my boyfriend and wow I finally get the chance . it's been along 10 years but the first time I laid my eyes on him I knew I wanted to marry...
    babydollveee babydollveee 22-25, F Nov 30

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    I hope I get to hear his voice tomorrow haven't talked to him in 4 days I hope he don't get in anymore trouble I don't want to go threw this again not talking to him is the worst I...
    babydollveee babydollveee 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 30

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    i miss my baby so much ugh i cant wait till he calls me again i hate that hes in jailll this is horrible
    babydollveee babydollveee 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 26

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    so sad my baby hasnt called me today i know he ran out of minutes on the phone lastnight and was going to put them on it today does anyone know how long it usually takes for that...
    babydollveee babydollveee 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 27

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    Hello I'm 16 and I've never dated before. I had a crush on this guy I'm 7th grade and I'm not over him. Anyways I feel left out all of my friends say they have boyfriend and I just...
    NamzyZizi NamzyZizi 16-17, F