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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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    MissBmused MissBmused 41-45, F 1 day ago

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    Most of the guys I have had relationships with have been marines and they are amazing !
    madri448 madri448 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    I spent the last month in a mental hospital. I wont go into any details as to why, but it was a horrible experience. Yes I was in a safe place, and even tho I had loads of family...
    sarahk85 sarahk85 26-30, F 4 Responses Jul 2

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    On September 23,2013 I was put in a mental hospital for 2 weeks for trying to cut my throat with a knife . I also was cutting my wrists and stomach. I'm not crazy but I hear voices...
    meellanie meellanie 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 17

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    It was kinda weird we had to use soap on the wall if your parents didn't bring you shampoo or conditioner or body wash. I usually just borrowed other peoples soap for my shower...
    lonelinessneverfades lonelinessneverfades 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    I feel like the reason I don't have a boyfriend is because I have such high expectations of how my man should be. Only one man has ever come close..( my crush from 7-10th grade...
    Ascbl Ascbl 18-21, F Jul 2

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    I have been to many hospitals since the age of twelve. I have been diagnosed with bipolar since the age of six. I was first put into restraints when I was twelve. This means I was...
    number1stella number1stella 26-30 Jul 8

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    I have been to many hospitals since the age of twelve. I have been diagnosed with bipolar since the age of six. I was first put into restraints when I was twelve. This means I was...
    number1stella number1stella 26-30 1 Response Jul 8

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    I have been to many hospitals since the age of twelve. I have been diagnosed with bipolar since the age of six. I was first put into restraints when I was twelve. This means I was...
    number1stella number1stella 26-30 3 Responses Jul 8

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    I really miss all my friends I made there I wonder if I will ever see them again I got so close to them the 8 days I was there then I might not ever see them again and I only know...
    lonelinessneverfades lonelinessneverfades 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 1

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    Any American girls wanna chat to a uk guy?
    ankigo ankigo 22-25, M Jul 6

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    3 times in about a year. It was torture. I'm not insane, I'm not crazy, they need to quit saying I am. I'd rather die then be in those stupid rooms. But I'd rather die then live in...
    Lastrit Lastrit 13-15, M 2 Responses Jul 17

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    my boyfriend and I have been dating for almost ten months. He is in the national guard and once a month he goes to drill just for the weekend. Yesterday he left for annual training...
    cryst9876 cryst9876 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    White men were pretty much non existent for most of my life. They were just okay to me. I was so wrapped up in black men and interacial dating was unimaginable to me until about...
    friedplantains friedplantains 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 15

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    Strange sounds, tables being thrown around. The police officers; two grown ex-military, ran out of the house screaming. I need not mention my house kept stinking of fish and weird...
    Jamieblinn Jamieblinn 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 3

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    I almost went Sunday. I had been stuck behind this semi on 331 in lower Alabama for quite a while. Every time the road added a passing lane, he would stay in the left lane, not...
    System113 System113 18-21, M Jul 24

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    I have dated white men the majority if my adult life and I have come to the conclusion that I want to settle down with a white man. I'm understood more by them and they treat me...
    illustriousbeauty illustriousbeauty 22-25, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Ever since this year, i have been very impulsive, obsessive and irritable. In the past i have self-harmed and undergone dissociative disorder and depersonalization at a small scale...
    butterfliesndut butterfliesndut 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 12

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    Since I was in grade school, my friends have been 90% male. There were only 5-7 girls since I have been in grade school that I got along with. My best friend is a male and we...
    Navia55 Navia55 26-30, F 6 Responses Jul 23

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    I've met some interesting guys. Nothing like the weirdos I hear about on the Internet and see here every day (being creepers and such. Not all guys certainly! But many). Or the...
    Saudabell Saudabell 13-15, F Jul 4

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    This message is to all the radical man hating feminists who go on the Internet to trash and mock the male gender. It is obvious from what you're writing to your 100% blind to what...
    Ajushi Ajushi 31-35, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    It seems whenever I tried to open myself up to a man and tell him my life story they leave...Why do men leave me is it, because they are turned off by me. I have come to realize...
    Sara600 Sara600 56-60, F Jul 19

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    I have feelings for my neighborhood who's a text driver and I have always liked older men. He has a daughter only 3 years younger than me,I know people thinks it's gross. But I...
    TinaLewis TinaLewis 22-25, F 6 Responses Jul 4

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    I admit I have a fetish for men's thongs, especially thong swimwear and wearing them in public. I prefer to go to secluded areas where I can fondle my thong bulge in the sun. Any...
    thongjock thongjock 41-45, M 4 Responses Jul 23

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    I feel I have not resolved my mental conflicts for too long because of which I am not who I really wanted to be. Feeling excited what I would turn out to be once I go through this...
    LuverBoy13 LuverBoy13 22-25, M Jul 10

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    It's nice to have a bit of mental back-and-forth, even if the end they're both you. It gives the conflicting parts of my personality a chance to represent themselves. Or something...
    consistentshift consistentshift 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    After 21 years of marriage, my wife wanted me to take another woman out to dinner and a movie. She said, “I love you, but I know this other woman loves you and would love to...
    sapphire601 sapphire601 31-35, F Jul 24

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    "Some may dig down with a shovel and a spade, I dig deep down with the pen; I can persuade" I made only two lines, stole most of the words, didn't even steal properly, and don...
    somedudechillin somedudechillin 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 9

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    I have a history of mental illness and I'm starting a new job and I don't know if I can do it. I just got home from my first day of training and I guess it's normal to feel the...
    NoraDysphoria NoraDysphoria 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 10

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    I am here because I like to chat with people and remain private as well. For the most part, most of the women I come across are normal. They can chat about sex but other things...
    Peaches1976 Peaches1976 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 12

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    I have no physical or mental health problems and feel thankful and blessed that I don't. I also plan to keep it that way. I don't have to worry about going to see the doctor...
    texaschic35 texaschic35 31-35, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    So again through grapevine, I am told my ex says to people in our home town that I am a violent guy. I don't yell, demean or say anything to hurt my children and have never slapped...
    jaml jaml 41-45, M 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    I am curious if anyone has had a similar experience. Even the short version may get a bit long so be ready to read. When I was 23yrs old, a virgin who had never had a girlfriend...
    Drewzer Drewzer 31-35, M 6 hrs ago

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    I live in Tulsa, OK. I have a boyfriend that is very good to me - and we are very much in love. In January, my ex-husband called me asking if he could stay at my house for a...
    readytosnap readytosnap 46-50, F Jul 20

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    My wife has told me about her past experiences with other men. She started doing this when we were dating. She has told me about being with two men at once and also being watched...
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    fifteenyearslost fifteenyearslost 36-40, M 9 hrs ago

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    It's been over four years since we broke up. Every time I see her I realize that I still love her. People may say move on, I have. I want the best for her and want her to be happy...
    Barefootonthebeac Barefootonthebeac 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 20

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    My first boyfriend, first love of my life, first relationship with anyone turned into me becoming a military girlfriend. But it wasn't always like this, before my boyfriend told me...
    aliyacharles aliyacharles 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 9

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    My boyfriend's now a marine and I'm just more than proud of him for that. He just graduated to become a marine mid late june, he was home for 10 days and he just left back to san...
    jannette7 jannette7 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 3

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    Does anyone else get so frustrated when girls say "I just don't know how you do it" Or how about when everyone seems to knock you down while your barely getting through the day...
    MissKay6 MissKay6 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I appreciate everyone's support and positivity. I really do. And my heart goes out to the girls who are sorta in the same predicament as me. You haven't heard from him, you're...
    xohannahxox xohannahxox 18-21, F 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    In a military relationship, getting married or engaged at a young age is normal. Because to us we probably don't have forever, but we have right now. So we take it, and appreciate...
    LovingASoldier320 LovingASoldier320 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I am home while my Marine is away. And this is his first deployment. We FaceTime on a regular basis but sometimes with the time difference being off. We sometimes go hours and...
    angelbaby187 angelbaby187 22-25, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    Well, he's much younger than me and moved to my place since he lives in the countryside and dropped school really early. He works, but for sure I pay all the bills and etc. We've...
    melmuara melmuara 31-35, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    This is so accurate 😔 Missing Your Boyfriend Whose In the Military. 1. You wear old sweatpants and sweatshirts to bed. 2. You can watch whatever you want on TV without...
    mescudiells mescudiells 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 2

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    I am an only child and I grew up with my Mom although I live with my Grandparents now. My Mom dated a lot when I was younger and some of the guys were not that great. She had a...
    kanadiankitty kanadiankitty 16-17, F 3 Responses 5 days ago