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I Have Dated Ex-military Men

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    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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    I literally am reading all these stories and my heart aches. I have been in two mental hospitals and been batteling depression for six years. I have cutt every place there is skin...
    Gonzales96 Gonzales96 18-21, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I have fallen for an online Army man who is deployed. We chat all the time and I want him to be real and really love me and be in Army but I fear I'm being scammed and can't seem...
    petstrains petstrains 46-50, F 3 Responses Aug 28

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    I don't know how I did it but I somehow managed to not write any stories over the summer. It was hard to fight the urge because I'm a bit of writer and when ideas come I just want...
    Dreamer32 Dreamer32 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 2

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    Wasn't a true mental hospital. More like a cheap crisis center for suicidal/abused teens. I remember the day I went. Around December I think, few years back. Mom was alive too. I...
    CJCA CJCA 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 26

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    I just got discharged from a mental health facility Friday the 5th. I committed myself on Tuesday the 3rd. I felt like I just couldn't take the stress anymore. I was diagnosed with...
    NoMoreMissNiceBitch NoMoreMissNiceBitch 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 6

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    I have been seeing a psychiatrist and psychologist since I was 12. I had depression and Psychosis disorder nos. Around 15 my mental health started to decline even more. I was...
    mstenorsaxplayer mstenorsaxplayer 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I have a choice, to go for four months or to stay here. I wanna go back but I don't wanna leave my family. Over there (believe it or not) it was perfect. No one judged me.
    Dyylaanxx Dyylaanxx 16-17, F 3 Responses Sep 6

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    Terrible and scary experience. But the people were mostly nice.
    guardian96 guardian96 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 18

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    He came to visit me again..and he tried it on with me..I'm just so sick of it. I don't know what to do. Luckily before he could actually do anything one of the staff came in..I was...
    Betruetoyourselfxx Betruetoyourselfxx 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 28

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    Eight times ask me anything
    heathee heathee 46-50, F 10 Responses Aug 29

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    They suck profusely. I've never gotten therapy there. Just drugs. Many many drugs.
    BrokenBrain123 BrokenBrain123 22-25 1 Response Aug 29

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    They aren't as people make them out to be. If you take it seriously you can get help and recovery :)
    Muppo23 Muppo23 13-15, F 5 Responses Sep 1

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    Not even bad luck, it's more like no luck.
    Shygirl917 Shygirl917 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 2

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    I'm actually in one now and I don't see myself getting out anytime soon
    romanalanski romanalanski 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 3

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    Im going back. Im so sick of being sick.
    BrokenBrain123 BrokenBrain123 22-25 Sep 5

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    Plenty. When i am hurt. And planning to bury a jerk. I call. And learn i am good. Worth more than jerks. Then jerks kick me out. Until life brings another...
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Sep 6

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    I actually like it in hospital so after two weeks they chuck me out lol
    fluke19 fluke19 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 6

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    If you are in multiple groups with me and see this my bad but I was sent away from the hospital after telling them I needed help with my bipolar and that's appalling. They said...
    BrokenBrain123 BrokenBrain123 22-25 Sep 9

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    I accidentally walked in and there it was..... I just stood there with my mouth open
    ZEYCOYAH ZEYCOYAH 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 10

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    After several suicide attempts and self harm, I was voluntary admitted to a psychiatric hospital.. I was 20 years old. I was put in the Azure Unit, which was on ground floor, of...
    Sorrentina Sorrentina 41-45, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I have dated lots of guys who want to go into the military and I'm trying to find out if I want to do that myself. I really want to go to the Navy but I feel like my boyfriend...
    sempiternalFlood sempiternalFlood 13-15, F 1 hr ago

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    My boyfriend of lo these past 3 months and I are both 17. We broke up on September 3. What began as a happy mutually satisfying relationship faded in to a weekend relationship in...
    tarsslove tarsslove 18-21, F 1 Response 46 mins ago

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    Soooo idk if any of you know my story but I'm going to put it out there. This is my second military relationship. The first lasted about two years and he was a marine. He stopped...
    amcgarity amcgarity 22-25 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    I have dated all races but I must admit that my longest relationships have been with white men. I have always had a curious mind and would be the one listening to Jodeci one minute...
    minablaze minablaze 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    Does anyone else have problems with their military men's mom? Mine asked me to come over today and pretty much accused me of being the reason they weren't close anymore and they...
    amcgarity amcgarity 22-25 2 Responses Sep 9

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    I like people of most races. I like White men with dark eyes and light hair and a bit of rhythm. The few white guys I have dated, I met dancing .
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 28

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    I support white or any race dating black men. Living in So. California you tend to see it all. I myself have dated outside my race and find that all women are the same in some type...
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    I'm always horny and I love to have sex, especially with older men. There's just something about them that's so... addictive? haha probably not the word to describe it but I always...
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    I don't judge a person by gender. You will have men smarter than women and you will have women smarter than men. Same goes with strength. Really to say that woman are smartest of...
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    I never had a boyfriend but I have always admired white men and been attracted to them. I would at least try to attempt a relationship with one. But I am too different from society...
    inspirelove inspirelove 26-30, F 4 Responses Aug 18

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    I honestly hate it so much when people tell me I don't need my medication and I'm "dependant " on it. They tell me to just think about stuff and that I "know what's real" . They...
    alphadecay alphadecay 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 5

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    I use to value the truth and be proud I held up to telling the truth no matter how hurtful but I have slowly built a web of lies. I am so shameful. I am married to a man and have...
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    I knew the reason why I stopped writing in this category after that last entry, the one that talks about your death and gravestone and memorial and shrine. I stopped writing in...
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    So I dated him for 3 months I only dated him cause I had just gotten out of a long relationship and the guy I broke up with didn't want anything to do with me didn't even talk to...
    kaylaDem kaylaDem 18-21, F Aug 22

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    So it seems I am a military girlfriend for a second time.. I'm still good friends with the marine that I dated, but I've moved on. My friends keep asking me why I'm doing this...
    BurgosGirl BurgosGirl 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Within the first week of our relationship my ex-boyfriend said to me "if you're going to be with me you aren't going to have time for anyone but me." This was a red flag to me, but...
    amazingcuzitis amazingcuzitis 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 30

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