I Have a Husband Who Is Deployed

For spouses of deployed military, give advice, share experiences. 71 People

    Gone For A Year.

    My husband and I got married July 25th, 2009.  He left September 7th, 2009.  He's in South Korea, and he will be there for one year.  I will get to see him, but I'm not exactly sure when.  I'm pretty sure he'll be able to come home at 6 months, but if...
    newwifey newwifey
    26-30, F
    1 Response Oct 19, 2009

    Married 14 Years. First Deployment.

    I have an army husband that I have been with for 20 yrs! Married for 14 of those years. We have two amazing and beautiful sons. He deployed 12 days ago, and I am an absolute WRECK! He has been to basic, no problem there because I knew he was safe and he would be home in a few...
    bamafam bamafam
    36-40, F
    Jul 5, 2012

    Well It's Pretty Much Here...

    The day i've been dreading so much. This is going to be my very first deployment and I don't feel like i'm ready for it just yet. It's my first time living on my own in a different state than my family and I'm worried that i'll end up screwing something up. I don't know how...
    CoreysWifey CoreysWifey
    18-21, F
    Jan 11, 2009

    Military Spouses

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    meditec2012 meditec2012
    18-21, F
    Aug 2, 2012

    My Husband Deployed

    So my husband just deployed last thursday to iraq for a year. i cant sleep, i cant eat, i dont even want to get out of bed because he wont be there. i dont know anyone where we're stationed and its so lonely. i hate this so much. i miss him more than anything and this is actually...
    mrsmata21 mrsmata21
    18-21, F
    Oct 12, 2009

    My Husband Has Been Deployed Also....

    My husband is going to be gone for 7 more months, he already has been gone for 2. I miss him terribly especially now that he has left Mississippi and is on his way to Kuwait and then to Iraq. At least when he was in states we could talk quite a bit.
    Navywive7273 Navywive7273
    31-35, F
    Sep 10, 2007

    I Had My Baby and He Got to See Her!

    I went into labor at 4:30 am on saturday and finally delivered at 10:44 am on sunday morning!  it was a long hard labor and my husband was supposed to get t o leave the base for 48 hours after i got admitted...which didn't happen....go figure.  he did however get to...
    luvableredhead2003 luvableredhead2003
    18-21, F
    Sep 11, 2008


    Im so ready for the holidays to be over. this is the loneliest time of all. Its been four months now, on the way to five. I cant believe its been this long! we're almost on the downhill side of things!  I cant wait until he comes home! our daughter is getting so big now and...
    luvableredhead2003 luvableredhead2003
    18-21, F
    Dec 19, 2008

    One Month Down, 6 To Go

    My husband and I were married 6 months before he deployed to Afghanistan. Not only are we missing all our "firsts" (like holidays) together, but I am stationed in Hawaii, thousands of miles away from family and friends.  Its getting more routine, I had a roommate...
    usmcwifey6609 usmcwifey6609
    18-21, F
    1 Response Dec 31, 2009

    First Days Are the Hardest....

    My Hubby just left yesterday for his first deployment. We have been married for almost 3 Years and its the first time being apart for more than 2 Weeks. But I think ill be fine..keep myself busy with work and friends and hope he will be back for Christmas....  
    McPinky24 McPinky24
    Jul 19, 2009

    Day Two and Going Crazy

     my hus deployed to iraq yesterday and i'm already going crazy knowing he will be gone for a year, I have two kids from a previous marriage and im 5 months pg.. we have been inseparable since we moved in together and now that he's gone i feel like crying all day long...
    pregchic pregchic
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Jun 17, 2009


    I miss Michael so much we have been friends since childhod and we have found each other again. But this time we only had a few days before he was gone to Iraq again.  Now we must wait 8 months to see each other again.
    hammy5597 hammy5597
    26-30, F
    Feb 3, 2008

    One Day Closer...

    My husband is now on his second deployment, but it's our third time apart. Before he was active duty, he was in the Reserves, and he was called up for 18 months to back-fill in another state. Totaling up all the time he has been away on orders or been gone for training, in...
    AzaleaElise AzaleaElise
    26-30, F
    Jan 8, 2011

    Newlyweds - Husband Deployed

    I moved to DC to be with my soon-to-be husband last January and we married in August. This is the second time he has deployed since I arrived last year. I am not a fan. I am unsure how to deal with all of these emotions, sadness, anger, loneliness. I want to be supportive, but...
    dxwatki dxwatki
    1 Response Mar 22, 2011

    My husband just deployed recently.

    I'm worried sick and miss him so much. I have so many fears like what if he doesn't want me when he comes back? What if something happens to him? What if he does something wrong? I love my husband more than anything in the world and I trust him, I'm just scared that the distance...
    SGibsonx SGibsonx
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Mar 28, 2014

    Deployed Navy Husband

    Hi Everyone, I thought I would join this group to gain support from other men and women that understand what I am going through. I miss my husband dearly. This is our first deployment (deployed last week). We're usually apart, I go to college and will join in May while he...
    fave0820 fave0820
    18-21, F
    Jul 16, 2012

    First Deployment As A Marine Wife

    My husband who is a Marine  just got deployed last saturday for his second deployment. We just got married last month on St Patrick's Day and even though we were together every day for a month I miss him a ton... This is my first deployment with him and its really tough on me...
    NekoWai NekoWai
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 15, 2011

    I Miss Him and He's Not Even Gone Yet!?!

    Jeff and I have been married for over 3 years now.  We were married when he joined the Army. I knew him being deployed was always a possibility, but I guess I never wanted to think of the reality.  We now have a 5 month old son and things seem to be harder than ever...
    whitswife whitswife
    26-30, F
    1 Response Mar 9, 2008

    He's Been Gone Since March

    My husband has been gone since march of this year. We got married in January moved here and now I'm still trying to get use to this military life it is hard too when he's not here to help out any, lol. It was hard because we got married two months before he left but he was in...
    Derekswife Derekswife
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Jun 26, 2007

    Worth Checking Out

    There is a free military spouse mobile app called MSnetwork on the iphone and android markets. I know its a no no to advertise in chat rooms but this app is free soooo.....
    teamcaz teamcaz
    36-40, M
    Aug 3, 2012

    Marine Wife and Mommy of 3

    Deployments sometimes get to me and there are times when nothing seems to go right when he is gone.I think about how wonderful it would be to have him home all the time.Then there are times whe he is home and I feel like Im pushing him away so it dosent hurt so bad when he leaves...
    3xcrazy 3xcrazy
    26-30, F
    May 4, 2009

    3rd Deployment...

    My husband just deployed a few hours ago. He will be gone for seven months. This is our third deployment in seven years and it is also the hardest. I am three and a half months pregnant and I will be having this child alone. I am really emotional and I don't know how to keep my...
    navywife83 navywife83
    2 Responses May 13, 2009


    Im so ready for the holidays to be over. this is the loneliest time of all. Its been four months now, on the way to five. I cant believe its been this long! we're almost on the downhill side of things!  I cant wait until he comes home! our daughter is getting so big now and...
    luvableredhead2003 luvableredhead2003
    18-21, F
    Dec 19, 2008

    First Deployment

    We met in late December, started seeing each other in January, he proposed in February while he was in NTC, and then we got married March 27,2009. Everyone said we were crazy and didn't know each other that well but we did it anyway because we couldn't pass up the chance. We didn...
    MrsChrisJacobs MrsChrisJacobs
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Jul 8, 2009

    Half My Heart Is Gone, For a Short Time.

    I was thinking about how I used to feel when my husband was away. I used to sit crying for days in my P.J's thinking to myself how could I go on without my husband. Life is ever so changing and the loss of the other half of my heart was gone but not forever but for a short...
    AmericanAngel04 AmericanAngel04
    Mar 2, 2009

    My Husband Was Deployed And Cheated On Me With Internet Girls....

    He was call email them and when he got to land he would have Internet sex and video chat them and ..... Well y'all grt the picture. Then he The audacity to call me and say he misses me and the kids....
    finegem4u finegem4u
    41-45, F
    Sep 28, 2013

    First Deployment

    This is my husbands first deployment since joining the army. I find it rather difficult to go through. I am lonley and I have no family near or anywhere around this area. I feel lost like I am just living a empty day by day life. I know it will get better though I have 8 more...
    88mikearmywife 88mikearmywife
    1 Response Mar 14, 2009

    He Is Gone

    i miss him so much. i dont know what to do. i get so scared of leaving the house because i am afraid that he will get online or he will call me. i cant sleep and i cant eat. if i go anywhere i am still alone i dont know what to do. i want to get a job, but i am afraid that if i...
    bccj bccj
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 29, 2008
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