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I Have Dated Ex-military Men

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    And Married Him, Too!

    My husband is awesome. We were meant for each other. We met in 2003, which seems so long ago- he lived across the street from me. I was taking care of my father, because he was dying (2002) Every once in a while, I'd look out the front window and see him in his wheelchair. My...
    hjing hjing 46-50, F Apr 12, 2011

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    Ha ha ha! Like I didn't see this coming.

    ..you tell me she is knocked up the other day...today is her birthday & SURPRISE, they are engaged. She had NO idea what she is getting herself into, but she has to learn on her own her soon to be hubby is a douchebag! & by the way, my ring is WAY bigger than yours! I would say...
    SuzanneTS SuzanneTS 31-35, F Oct 26

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    Where have all the good men gone, and where are the gods?  A hero...Not this:Or that:I mean... grow up, men!
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 20 Responses 1 day ago

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    I find them very attractive!!! unfortunately the once I have got to know a little better have not been too good to me but I won't let them stereo type all our brave men (:
    MermaidUnderneath MermaidUnderneath 18-21, F a week ago

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    Through their helmet cams and what not. You men and women that serve, I can't say I appreciate what you do enough. Takes a real courageous person to go through what I'm seeing a...
    HeyIThappens HeyIThappens 18-21 1 Response Dec 8

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    Just to be fair i have trust issues with everyone.
    lehcar1977 lehcar1977 36-40, F 3 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    Again, excuse the awkward wordings to get around the censors, but it won't let me post this story without them. I was in one for six days in February, and then they forced me to...
    Boulier Boulier 18-21, F 5 Responses Dec 7

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    This will be short and sweet, I spent time at a mental facility because I had a complete nervous break down. I blacked out for days and had no Idea what was going on around, I was...
    Jessbenoit Jessbenoit 18-21, F 6 Responses Nov 22

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    after 2 suicide attempt, 5 years of self harm and 2 of eating disorder, i went to a mental hospital... And it kind of helped me but at the same time, my depression went up...
    jardougall jardougall 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 7

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    My mom sent me to a mental hospital so she didn't have to deal with me or the sexual abuse investigation between my step dad and I.
    CaliArs CaliArs 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 8

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    I went to the ER by ambulance and was in the ER for 24 hours while they were trying to figure out what to do with me. While in the ER I was considered a SI reason (suicide ideation...
    sadly203 sadly203 18-21 3 Responses Nov 23

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    No joke. I'm not kidding. It was pretty fun though, kind of like a big sleepover. I got to talk with other people my age, get put on heavy doses of medicine, play cards, and eat...
    xXResidentFurryXx xXResidentFurryXx 13-15, M 2 Responses Nov 26

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    I'm proud to say that I have been out of the hospital for a month now. Ya I've thought about going back just because it was a safe place that I needed again but I've made it...
    sadly203 sadly203 18-21 1 Response Dec 11

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    I always wanted to move to the UK, not just visit, but live there. I've loved their accents for forever! I use to dream of meeting a man from the UK, but I've had very bad...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    The Blue Chair I remember it vividly, recreate the setting constantly in my head, whether i like it or not. It's stuck in there like a tape..playing, pausing, and rewinding. I sat...
    smellsliketeenspiritl05 smellsliketeenspiritl05 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    God I can't believe that tomorrow will be a month since I went to the ER for all my craziness. I've just got to make to the 11th and then I can say that its been a month since I...
    sadly203 sadly203 18-21 1 Response Dec 5

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    I was in one when I was six and I had my first kiss there
    basedteenager basedteenager 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 6

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    suicide attempt and drugs led me there was in a very dark place.
    BootyHadMeLikeDamn BootyHadMeLikeDamn 13-15, F Dec 7

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    I've only been twice. Once because my therapist thought that my cutting was getting out of hand. The other time for actually trying.
    Holmesdown Holmesdown 16-17, F Dec 7

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    Yeah Cus my granny was a nurse there and we used to pick her up from work.
    lexinwonderland lexinwonderland 13-15, F Dec 7

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    I'll be honest. I've been 3 times, all in 2012. Neither me or any of the other girls there were actually "crazy", we were all just in really bad situations and had reached our...
    classAteam classAteam 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 9

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    I was formed on Tuesday. Picked up by paramedics from my therapist's office. Not fun at all. The ER nurse took blood to run some tests, she shoved the needle into a cut I had made...
    missmalky missmalky 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 11

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    I'm from the UK. But I love American guys! Lol the American accents are soooooo dam hot!!
    pips88 pips88 26-30, M a week ago

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    I have dated a younger guy and my age but those only remind me why I generally date older men. More mature, then younger guys. At 30 I want a grown *** man not a lil boy.
    ImJustJen ImJustJen 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 6

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    i dated few older men but they acted like kids
    tiffany13fun tiffany13fun 13-15, F 9 Responses 2 days ago

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    It seems like everyone has an opinion on my relationship; what it is, what it isn't, what's wrong with it and what I should be doing differently. The thing is, most people don't...
    MintedLeaves MintedLeaves 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I must have horrible taste in men. or just attract losers Lol
    RememberingSunday22 RememberingSunday22 36-40, F 28 Responses 2 days ago

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    Everyone of my friends get pregnant before me. They aren't even trying and don't want kids and they end up getting pregnant before me. Tired of trying & waiting around. Sorry for...
    AFWifeK AFWifeK 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 5

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    The best friendships i have are between people who have clear boundaries. Now if you don't find me attractive.Thats a huge bonus. I get to talk to you freely! You are inner circle...
    warriormama warriormama 41-45, F 26 Responses Dec 4

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    Yes it is time for men and boys dresses and skirts. At the least have them in the men's clothing section. That won't happen until more and more men appear in public wearing them...
    Adam59 Adam59 56-60, M 1 Response Nov 26

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    I'm a married, young woman with a 6 yr old son. I've been married close to 7 years. My husband and I have had really rough patches,but we are doing pretty good now with healthy...
    lovelyvidel lovelyvidel 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 29

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    I have an array of mental illnesses, such as schizophrenia, dissociative identity disorder, OCD, anxiety, autism, etc. Sometimes it's hard to live, but I've learned to cope with...
    CaliginousHeart CaliginousHeart 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 3

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    I have schizoaffective disorder. I'm sitting at home on a friday night by myself. First of all I didn't have the energy to go out, secondly, I just never seem to have plans...
    krome13 krome13 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 12

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    Ever since I was young I have always liked older men. There's something about being with someone much older than you that makes it so much hotter
    lifeisnottoobad lifeisnottoobad 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I have been reading a lot of your guys comments and I don't come here that often being the one needing to discuss this particular topic. Right now I'm having issues that I might...
    mlcockrell mlcockrell 36-40, M 2 Responses Dec 5

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    How well would you say you are able to pay attention in every day life? To anything, school, work, social interaction, etc. No offense, but if you have any sort of mental...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 9

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    So I'm hanging out with that marine I used to date. We were best friends before we dated and now we're just friends. He keeps giving me this hurt look. And he keeps telling me to...
    Liv0309 Liv0309 18-21, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    Im a Male whos Girlfriend recently joined the Military just seeing if anyone has been through this situation before have not really seen to many guys with gilfriends in the...
    ApolloLOS55 ApolloLOS55 18-21, M 4 hrs ago

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    ~20 Years Later~ . So, that guy I dated when I was 16-17 yrs old and again when I was about 20-23 yrs old (cause I thought he might had changed during that time but didn’t...
    OlivePhire OlivePhire 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 20

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    So if you have been following my story at all you know that I am kinda odd and keep getting myself into some strange circumstances. My ex husband is one of 5 children. He has 3...
    daughterofapreacherman daughterofapreacherman 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 23

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    If you have a loved one in the Military.... or just want a better military environment for those who serve, here is how you can help. ============= I just stood up for victims of...
    DreamWizard DreamWizard 41-45, F Dec 1

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    Okay, everyone. I've been in a writing frenzy and have posted what I have written of my story on Wattpad. I'm enclosing the link here. I will be updating weekly as I write new...
    selenaknichel selenaknichel 18-21, F 11 hrs ago

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    I don't know about any of you ladies that do not get to see their man for the holidays, but this just sucks! What a blah weekend so far. I was finishing up xmas shopping last night...
    AFgfTT03 AFgfTT03 31-35, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I miss him tons but today is my birthday so I'm fixin to have fun
    mizzdimples mizzdimples 26-30, F 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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    You know you're a military sweetheart when... 1. You roll your eyes when girls complain about not seeing their bf's for 3 days. 2. You talk all in abbreviations and nobody knows...
    MarinesGirl94 MarinesGirl94 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 23

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