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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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    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 was put in a mental hospital when I was 14 because I was cutting and suicidal. It was horrible and now I won't tell my parents anything because I am not going back there. My dad...
    14CorCav 14CorCav 18-21, F Jun 28

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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 5 days ago

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    So since I tried to kill myself last week, I've been in here..apart from 2 nights in a regular hospital at first...it's alright I guess, I mean my room is really plain as there can...
    Betruetoyourselfxx Betruetoyourselfxx 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 24

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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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    Ya iv gone to two and it wasn't fun but it was interesting. I never met anyone like the people i met in there. But it wasn't all that bad. The first time i went in i was suicidal...
    KIRa53 KIRa53 13-15, M Jun 27

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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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    Honesty girls and boys... Stay away from the British guys!!! Lol. I'm joking, they aren't that bad ;) lol.
    BoundlessThoughts BoundlessThoughts 18-21, F 5 Responses 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 5 days ago

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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 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 a week ago

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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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    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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    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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    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 3 days ago

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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 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 2 Responses a week ago

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    I'm not sure or not.... I am 17 and I have only had one menstrual period this year, and that was in January. I know I have a very irregular period, as the one I had in January was...
    kelly1333 kelly1333 16-17 1 Response Jun 28

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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 3 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've shared her photos and the video she made for me before. I get so turned on when men and especially women tell me what they would do to her. I had one girl tell me how she...
    Navyson Navyson 22-25, M 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    All these last five days I have been so worried because of my grandma being in the hospital. Well yesterday my so called best friend wrote to me, and instead of asking how my...
    JosDor1510 JosDor1510 22-25, F 2 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 2 days ago

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    I know how my ex mentioned "it's all in the past." Our memories, our fights, our story. This had inspired me to those moments when i wished i could tapped him on the shoulder and...
    butterfliesndut butterfliesndut 18-21, F 14 hrs ago

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    Question for all the military girlfriends out there: So this is something that have been thinking about. So I'm going down the end of August for his family weekend with his mom...
    armylove11 armylove11 22-25, F 2 Responses 8 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 36-40, M 2 days ago

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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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    I am 28 years old divorced with two children and now remarried to my current husband almost 2 yrs now. He has a son that resides with us and had a daughter together so makes 4...
    nmstrunks nmstrunks 26-30, F Jun 26

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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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    I'm sick of hot straight men who are cocky enough to think they can tease masses— women and men alike. When I say tease, I mean show off their supper hot bodies and faces and...
    RealitysDesire RealitysDesire 16-17, M 18 hrs ago

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    I'm sick of hot straight men who are cocky enough to think they can tease masses— women and men alike. When I say tease, I mean show off their supper hot bodies and faces and...
    RealitysDesire RealitysDesire 16-17, M 18 hrs ago

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    I'm sick of hot straight men who are cocky enough to think they can tease masses— women and men alike. When I say tease, I mean show off their supper hot bodies and faces and...
    RealitysDesire RealitysDesire 16-17, M 18 hrs ago

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    I'm sick of hot straight men who are cocky enough to think they can tease masses— women and men alike. When I say tease, I mean show off their supper hot bodies and faces and...
    RealitysDesire RealitysDesire 16-17, M 18 hrs ago

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    So the title pretty much says it all. Someone who I dated right before my current boyfriend a few years back decided to text me again trying to "get some" from me. It happened...
    dyingalittleinside97 dyingalittleinside97 16-17, F Jun 25

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    Hey guys could use some advice.. Been dating an older guy who I met through my best friend.( never been married no children. The connection was instant he is in the US Air Force...
    claire1979 claire1979 31-35, F 1 Response 14 hrs 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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    If all goes as planned and his leave gets accepted its 35 days until I get to have him back for a little while. I'm over-joyed to be able to send this time with him. I can't wait...
    AirforceGirl9 AirforceGirl9 16-17, F 8 hrs ago

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    I'm 14 from California but am in Florida for the next year because my dad is military.
    mattanme mattanme 13-15, M 2 Responses 4 hrs ago