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I Have Family In the Navy

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    My Big Brother.

    Well its been years now and my brother christian joined the navy when i was about 6...its been so long and i miss and worry about him a lot..But then, my worries grew more like if someone grabbed a bag of worries and dumped them all over me....well u see my brother went to...
    XxxHanxxX XxxHanxxX 13-15, F Sep 5, 2012

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    Yeah

    My cousin is. Pretty much everyone on my dad's side was in the navy at some point. That's where my parents met, actually. 
    kleisse kleisse 22-25, F Oct 22, 2008

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    My Brother!!! I Am So Proud!

    My Brother is currently in the Navy.. I am so proud of him he was headed for trouble. But, now he is doing a great thing being in the Navy.. He doesn't get to see his son very often but, I am glad that he got himself together to do this. He is so brave.. I couldn't be more proud...
    MistressDawn MistressDawn 22-25, F Oct 21, 2008

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    I am a United States NAVY cousin I first posted

    this as a question as there is no such category, but now I'm adding it. How do I get an orange Me Too🍊?
    MissAnthony MissAnthony 41-45, F Mar 10

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    A Brother and Two Cousins

    My younger brother is a seabee and I am so proud of him,he is a jerk,but I love him.He is gonna go overseas again in a few months.I worry about him all the time.My cousins have been overseas too and my family could not be more proud.
    blackcat blackcat 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 21, 2007

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    Wish I Had Joined As Well.

    My younger brother joined the Navy 3 years ago with some of his friends from high school. He has always been active and living in Daytona Beach he always was a swimmer and when he was old enough he became a certified diver. Now we works in Damage Control, and is always busy...
    GreenEyedGrl GreenEyedGrl 22-25, F Feb 15, 2010

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    My Story

    My dad is in the Navy. He has been in for 35 yrs. He was in the Gulf War and has been stationed at 8 different bases and been on 5 different carriers. He is now at the Pentagon. I am very proud of him but being raised in the military is very different then being raised in the...
    ArmySrgntWife ArmySrgntWife 22-25, F May 8, 2008

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    My brother just swore into the navy!

    I'm so proud :') he ships out in February.
    silverthewulf silverthewulf 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 11

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    New And Need Some Advice

    Everyone on my dad's side has been in the navy as well as my mom's cousins. My cousin is just coming home from overseas; I'm so proud of him. He's gone from not knowing what he wanted in life to being chief in the Navy. My other cousin who is my age, is married to a Navy sailor...
    lovinghim5 lovinghim5 18-21, F Mar 8, 2011

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    Navy Girls

    I am a Navy brat. My ex was in the Navy. My 20 yr old niece is in the Navy and in Iraq.  And I retired from the Air Force for a reason !!!!! Go Navy!
    1Babe 1Babe 46-50, F 1 Response Oct 21, 2008

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    Bro

    My big brother is in the Navy. He is supposed to be a feul specialist, fueling the planes on the ships and putting out fires and such. Right now, he is stationed in Japan, but on his way to Australia. I haven't seen him since before Halloween, 2006. He had been home for two weeks...
    PoeticRejection PoeticRejection 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 20, 2007

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    Quite a few. My cousin Vida. She talks about boys 24/7. Did you see how he was staring at me? The neighbour's step daughter's cousin's boyfriend gave me his number. My friend's...
    Mahsa99 Mahsa99 13-15, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    Yesterday I was talking to my friend Sara about 9/11 because it was yesterday 13 years ago. We talked about remembering the day which I didn't because I was only 3 at the time, but...
    KenzieluvsRupert KenzieluvsRupert 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 12

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    I feel like every time I think my family is just about to hit a golden era, it just gets worse. I feel like the glue that keeps them together but no one really sees the glue do...
    LoverOfAllSouls LoverOfAllSouls 13-15, F Aug 20

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    The issues my family and I have are huge. Too big for me to feel comfortable talking about specifics. My real question is this: If you have come to the realization that this...
    JaidIsAWildflower JaidIsAWildflower 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 21

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    Just curious what was the weirdest experience you had with a family member that involved nudity?
    COD101 COD101 18-21, M Sep 12

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    I could right a book about how screwed my family is. I'm so reluctant to post anything in detail on here. I just know that for the first time in my life I'm alone and have no one I...
    GoneWithTheWind1936 GoneWithTheWind1936 16-17, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I love my family. But its gotten to where I feel like my sister and I are more of adults than they are (I am 16 and my sister is 24) my sister and her husband have been my main...
    GoneWithTheWind1936 GoneWithTheWind1936 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    I have a strong feeling my dad is cheating on my mom. I have no idea what to do. But it really seems like it. She thinks it also, but she doesn't say anything to him.
    OutOfTheOrdinary OutOfTheOrdinary 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    Okay so when I make food for people in the house I don't get thank yous. I made food last time for everybody, and I didn't get one thank you. So I made me breakfast this morning...
    OutOfTheOrdinary OutOfTheOrdinary 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    OMG! I just found out that my mom is a lesbian, I dont want to talk with her about this cuz I'm scare that I'm gonna hurt her feeling. What should I do?
    sashiaJ sashiaJ 13-15, F 4 Responses Aug 25

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    Really my mom, love her to death but gaw she needs to learn how to control herself! One day I came home from work and lay down, all I hear is her yelling at my dad, calling him...
    msmendiola122 msmendiola122 22-25, F Sep 2

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    Just when you think to yourself."wow I love these people! They are soo great!" They turn around and do something to pies you off!
    alisity alisity 46-50, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Mom: "You were a mistake. I wish i had a normal daughter." Me: "You're just a joy today huh." It doesn't even get to me any more.
    Lexi3is0dreaming Lexi3is0dreaming 16-17, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    So much for getting better.... The teachers don't even notice anything. So I'm all good
    bluegirlie98 bluegirlie98 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    Anytime we have family get togethers, I feel more like a friend than just family. I hate family get togethers because I am always being bullied by my siblings. They tend to go to...
    Inherownwords Inherownwords 31-35, F Sep 9

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    I have a friend, who I will call Melissa (not her real name) who has more than her share of challenges in life. I have known her most of my life as we attended the same grade...
    ginger1979 ginger1979 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 11

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    Well, I do have family -- up until 1993 I had 7 siblings. When they all were told my dad was dying and to come see him. I was not told until after he died that he was sick. All of...
    iamtheworst iamtheworst 56-60, F 5 days ago

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    Honestly need help, mature experienced parents needed. Here's the issue: My family lives with my in-laws for the time being, we are unable to leave at the moment so it is not a...
    Emojinoid Emojinoid 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    My family members are horrible people. They are completely selfish, and only think of themselves. I am stuck living with them because my house is currently unlivable, and I have...
    redshoesrock redshoesrock 26-30, F Aug 20

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    I have family friends who my family is really close with, I think I may have a thing for their daughter. The problem is she is 13 and I am 22. Not to sure what to do about it, got...
    ziroks ziroks 22-25, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I just think I made the hugest mistake of my life. I met this new man about 4 months ago and moved in with him 3 weeks back as my ex told me to get out of his apartment. Problem is...
    cradleaway cradleaway 22-25 Aug 30

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    Ok this a long text to my husband I felt like I needed to let this out. Excuse my language also, I only do it when I'm mad. I ******* spend 42 hours in the hospital 42 trying...
    Melissa0326 Melissa0326 18-21 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    Discovered by a family member, client, co-worker, or close friend on EP. I wonder how many people would be embarrassed by any of their posting on EP if they were...
    Jones47 Jones47 61-65, M 4 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    Even though I know what it's like, been there, done that. I still cry every single time he walks out of the house to leave for awhile. If only he was just going to work or the...
    ananchor ananchor 22-25, F 2 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    So he was being kind of short with me last night and I'm a little on edge so I told him he didn't have to talk to me and he said it's been a busy day and apologized twice. Now it's...
    xohannahxox xohannahxox 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    Ladies, I've had some rough days lately. Both of us have, we've been missing each other a lot lately. Any tips on how to make those days easier? I've sent him a care package, and I...
    rrobinson7437 rrobinson7437 22-25, F 2 hrs ago

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    I am a very busy person with school and helping out with my family..... Stress for me is normal. My mom is a one year breast cancer survior , My dad's mom (my grandmother) has...
    Fanteyzhuh Fanteyzhuh 22-25, F 11 hrs ago

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    I joined the Navy 2 years ago and within those 2 years I've experienced stupidity, hypocrisy, and bullying. The Navy may have taken steps to end hazing but there's still a lot of...
    CowgirlBebop CowgirlBebop 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I remember asking myself how would I prove to my sailor I can do this? That I can handle a military relationship. I was fully aware when I said yes to him that he was going into...
    xohannahxox xohannahxox 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    Is there anyone who is a navy wife or girlfriend and their sailor is a AD (Aviation machinist mate), how is the lifestyle. How is trying to start a family like? Did you have...
    AmandaFB AmandaFB 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 31

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    Well one of my worst fears were realized. He talked to some girl in England on a webcam while he was gone. He says he doesn't know why he did it. But doing so made him feel so bad...
    ananchor ananchor 22-25, F Sep 5

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    I started dating my guy back in June and we were just having fun with getting to know each other. I knew he was enlisting in the Navy and I was so proud of him for it. I saw him...
    Linzm27 Linzm27 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 11

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    As for me, my family comes first and everything else second. Life is so short so enjoy your family as I enjoy mine.
    marylou69 marylou69 41-45, F 3 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    I guess I'm more of a Navy "fiancee" if there is such a thing. My fiancee and I met earlier this year. Neither of us had planned on a relationship, as he has been planning on going...
    dragonsbear92 dragonsbear92 22-25, F Aug 22

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    I go to MEPS In a day to pick out my job and get sworn in. My issue with the navy is the way they do their jobs. It sucks that I won't know my options until I get there. The Army...
    nottheaveragegirl nottheaveragegirl 16-17, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    If there's one thing I'm always jealous about other people is them having a happy family.
    gwenllian gwenllian 22-25, F 4 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    So today my husband left for his first deployment in the Navy. He'll be gone for 10 months and I am terrified. I hate the feeling of being alone. He's new to the Navy, he left...
    MrsDiebold MrsDiebold 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 22

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