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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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    Gonzales96 Gonzales96 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 17

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    I think protecting our country us enough, but when their super hot and gay •0• my jaw dropped to tha floor in admiration. (P.S. a jaw dropping to the floor is an expression...
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    Older men do it better. At least from my experiences.
    Celeste88 Celeste88 22-25, F 6 Responses 16 hrs 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.
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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 4 Responses Sep 1

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    Not even bad luck, it's more like no luck.
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    I'm actually in one now and I don't see myself getting out anytime soon
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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
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    I accidentally walked in and there it was..... I just stood there with my mouth open
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    Stay away from married people. Is it hard to understand that a wrong door leads to misery, you can foretell everything from the beggining. You commiting a major Sin.. You are...
    shinney shinney 66-70, F 2 days ago

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    amcgarity amcgarity 22-25 5 Responses Sep 14

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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 Sep 18

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    I have dated someone 22 I like them older idk why I don't date anyone older than 22
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    Ladies I am doing alittle better, things are straightening back out and I am slowly coming back to you. I am gonna say this now that at times things I will say may sound harsh but...
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