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I Have a Boyfriend In Iraq

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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...
    sittingwaitinwishin sittingwaitinwishin 22-25, F Mar 9, 2010

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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...
    sonewtothis sonewtothis 26-30 Aug 14, 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...
    jenreifu jenreifu 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 10, 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...
    zil620 zil620 26-30, F 5 Responses Mar 8, 2009

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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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 5, 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...
    ilovemde ilovemde 18-21 1 Response Jun 17, 2009

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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...
    zil620 zil620 26-30, F 6 Responses Jan 25, 2009

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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...
    LisaChristian LisaChristian 36-40, F 11 Responses Aug 14, 2007

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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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jun 15, 2009

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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...
    spammy122 spammy122 18-21 Jul 23, 2009

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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...
    gologrl2 gologrl2 22-25, F Apr 12, 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...
    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...
    lexiiboo lexiiboo 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 1, 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...
    gologrl2 gologrl2 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 14, 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...
    ncqtie17 ncqtie17 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 18, 2012

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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...
    shellebelle414 shellebelle414 26-30, F 4 Responses Oct 9, 2008

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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...
    autumnskyyy autumnskyyy 16-17, F Nov 19, 2011

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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...
    Candy566 Candy566 16-18, F 4 Responses Sep 8, 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...
    lexiiboo lexiiboo 18-21, F Oct 1, 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...
    SoldiersCowgirl4 SoldiersCowgirl4 26-30, F 7 Responses Jun 30, 2010

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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...
    lilyleaves lilyleaves 18-21, F 8 Responses Dec 17, 2008

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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...
    beyonce beyonce 26-30, F 2 Responses May 8, 2008

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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...
    Evelien Evelien 22-25, F 11 Responses Feb 7, 2009

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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...
    ktblueyz ktblueyz 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 8, 2010

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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...
    Unlimitedlove4mysoldier Unlimitedlove4mysoldier 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 27, 2011

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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...
    gologrl2 gologrl2 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 16, 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...
    autumnskyyy autumnskyyy 16-17, F Oct 26, 2011

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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...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 7 Responses Jul 24, 2009

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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...
    gologrl2 gologrl2 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 10, 2009

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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...
    eleven11 eleven11 26-30, F 8 Responses Jan 12, 2009

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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...
    gologrl2 gologrl2 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 12, 2009

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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...
    reginalayton reginalayton 16-17 Sep 10, 2010

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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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Dec 10, 2008

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    I Miss Him! - Once again I cant sleep its almost 5 in the morning and i just cannot get to sleep..i miss him so much! All i can think about is i hope he is ok and is safe..I just...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jan 18, 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...
    SoldiersCowgirl4 SoldiersCowgirl4 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 5, 2010

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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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    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...
    allynally allynally 31-35, F 1 Response May 16, 2009

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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...
    gologrl2 gologrl2 22-25, F Apr 7, 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...
    Tbunny Tbunny 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 22, 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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jan 2, 2010

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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!! ...
    kellim07 kellim07 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 5, 2008

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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...
    KissRain KissRain 18-21 Feb 12, 2012

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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...
    kag482 kag482 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 8, 2010

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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...
    SweetbriarPoet SweetbriarPoet 22-25, F 5 Responses Jun 16, 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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 5, 2010

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