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I Know That Being An Army Girlfriend Has Made Me Stronger

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    Birthday

    Daniels birthday is right around the corner and im luckily going to be in colorado to spend it with him, but he isnt an easy one to shop for, and he wont give me any ideas either, i was originally going to buy him a new skateboard but he bought 3 while he was in arkansas visiting...
    armympgirlfriend armympgirlfriend 18-21, F Aug 19, 2010

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    My Hero Wear Combat Boots!

    Hello everyone! I'm from Puerto Rico My boyfriend is in the National Guard. We have 2years and in October 2012 we have 3 years in a relationship. Today he is in his training in Foort Leonard Wood Missourri and graduates as MP in December 18 2012. I miss him a lot . At first was...
    OdalisMarie OdalisMarie 18-21, F Sep 2, 2012

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    Definately A Changed Person

    Me and my boyfriend havent even been together as long as alot of people here, I'm already going insane and miss him so much so I seriously commend every woman here because this is really hard, it's still new to me, so this site is so amazing.  But this whole thing has...
    jordynperry jordynperry 18-21, F 6 Responses Feb 25, 2010

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    Not Sure What To Do!

     I have been talking to an army soldier that is deployed over seas. We aren't dating or official but we both have feeling for each other. I never thought of myself being able to be with a military soldier, but he has my heart. I'm used to talking to him everyday on line. I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Mar 8, 2010

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    New Here And Need Help!

    My bf has only been gone 5 months for training and he is almost home.  It has been hard having him gone but I do feel stronger than when he first left and I know I could get through him being deployed at least better than before this.  But my bf cheated on me...
    foreverandalwayshis foreverandalwayshis 16-17, F 8 Responses Jan 21, 2010

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    My Site

    My soldier, my fiance, my hero, my heart is deployed. I wasn't getting the kind of support i wanted and needed on here, so i created my own site. if you're looking for a little something extra, a friend to talk to or rant at day or night, please check it out. it's open to anyone...
    robsnr318 robsnr318 18-21 Jan 11, 2011

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    Missing You..

    I'm 17 years old, I've been dating my boyfriend for the last year and two months. He's just left for basic and I'm already going crazy! I have no clue what it's like to be in this situation. He's going to be gone for about 4 months. I don't know when I'll be able to talk to him...
    Nenners23 Nenners23 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 27, 2012

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    This Life

    I am fairly new to this... 8 months in and counting and already we've spent much more time apart than together but I've been learning to live my life and keep him in prayer and focus on the things that I want/need to get done to make sure that when he returns I have something to...
    Sassychef23 Sassychef23 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 11, 2013

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    He Is Worth It :)

    My boyfriend Jacob and I were in the same class all through school and we both liked each other, but the timing was never right-one of us was always with someone else. his plan was always to join the Army and the summer after graduation, I wrote him a letter telling him how I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 5, 2010

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    Destiny

    Love Me <3 This is a song that I wrote. Hope you like it :D <3 : Somehow I know I will find a way to a brighter day in the sun somewhere I know that he waits for someday soon will see im the one I wont give up on this feeling and nothing could keep me away Cause I...
    kseniyasamsonik kseniyasamsonik 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 27, 2011

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    April? May? June? Just Bring Him Home

    Daniels been over in afghanistan since november 23rd, 2 months, and he says he loves being over there and knowing hes making a difference which is incredible, id rather have him love being there then hate it, hopefully coming home will be easier for him with being in this...
    armympgirlfriend armympgirlfriend 18-21, F Feb 2, 2010

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    Can'T Help But Cry

    I thought I had seen all the kindness anyone would ever show as far as miracle acts. I am so glad I was wrong because I received the biggest shock of my life this morning at the bank. All I wanted to do was deposit $40 and wasn't in any hurry so I let this elderly man go before...
    soldiersgirl1 soldiersgirl1 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 9, 2013

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    Valentines Day

     Hey girls i know alot of you were looking for ideas, daniels currently deployed but i thought id throw a few ideas your way: Cookies with chocolate hearts in the center (turned out super cute)Scrapbook of picturesBinder of conversations, from when we first started...
    armympgirlfriend armympgirlfriend 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 2, 2010

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    Here To Support Every Military Girlfriend/wife :)

    I've decided to add a Facebook page of my own for all military girlfriends/wives. BUT this isn't like every other one out there, whoever wants to help keep up with it can also be an Admin with me after I've seen them participating!! Take a look and help spread the word so we can...
    itsamby itsamby 18-21, F Feb 17, 2012

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    I Know It Will..........

    Everyone tells me it will make me as an individual stronger and us as a couple stronger, and I believe it... I've seen two of my best friends go through it, I am currently trying to still get through the first week, this website is helping me stay positive and stay focused!!! My...
    soldiersgirl11 soldiersgirl11 18-21, F Aug 18, 2010

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    Our Love Is Army Strong

    Being an army girlfriend not only has made me strong but it has made our relationship strong.  cole called me the first day of reception and was like things are so different outside of our relationship, and i asked him why and he went on about how some of these guys were...
    ILoveMyArmySoldier09 ILoveMyArmySoldier09 18-21, F 6 Responses Nov 6, 2009

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    This Love Is Army Strong!

    i know that this has been the toughest thing for both of us... i didnt realize how tough it has been for him tho until 2 day when i got his letter.  most of them have been full of i love u's and i miss u's, but this one had a different feel 2 it.   he was sad n i...
    patriciapowell79 patriciapowell79 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 13, 2009

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    No One Can Change The Way I Feel

    So many people around me constantly tell me that I shouldn't be with my bf just because he is in the army and active duty. They say he'll cheat on me and do all these crazy things. Not gonna lie, it gets to me sometimes. But I trust him and I really never believed all those lies...
    armygirlfriendmeza armygirlfriendmeza 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 6, 2012

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    The Silent Ranks

    I wear no uniforms, no blues or army greens But I am in the Army in the ranks rarely seen I have no rank upon my shoulders - salutes I do not give But the military world is the place where I live I'm not in the chain of command, orders I do not get But my husband is the one...
    loveebuggy loveebuggy 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 10, 2013

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    So Relieved!

    So it ended up being true. I got my wish! My boyfriend will be staying "close" to home (4 hours away) and won't be traveling half way around the world. I honestly thank God for this because it could have been bad. He's only going to be in New York at Fort Drum and I couldn't be a...
    VCA1993 VCA1993 18-21, F Mar 19, 2013

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    "deployments Make Or Break A Relationship"

    My sweetie told me this before he deployed...its been 10 months and i am a stronger person having to deal with day to day issues without him. I can't wait for the day he comes home! not to much longer now :) having dealt with being a army girlfriend, it has made me grow up and...
    photochick705 photochick705 22-25, F 4 Responses Jan 11, 2010

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    When He Signed Up So Did I

       Justin and i have been together for a lil over 5 years now which means we have been through everything the highs of a relationship and the lows the very lows in our case.Him and I have become best friends and we know everything about each other. When he joined i...
    cheezer34 cheezer34 22-25, F 4 Responses Jan 18, 2010

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    The Start Of A Family

    hey girls.this site has helped alot.something i noticed was its isnt just for us ladies of a soldier.so i figured i would go out an make a site that was just for us we are a family together supporting and giving advice to each other.my site is pretty easy to navigate you can join...
    princesskassie92 princesskassie92 18-21, F Sep 28, 2010

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    Two Years Ago My Angle Walked Into My Life, And A Year Ago He Left With God

    hey girlies, well its been 2 years since that awesome day when i met my soldier. and it was the day my life changed forever. sadly i cant tell him that because heaven needed a hero and they called on him. and although its been a year and a half its still hard and i still miss him...
    inluvwitasoldier0212 inluvwitasoldier0212 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 27, 2012

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    Deployed

      http://www.experienceproject.com/groups/Am-The-Significant-Other-Of-A-Deployed-Usa-Soldier/292216     For those of you in a relationship with a deployed soldier, I encourage you to join this group where we can specifiically discuss deployments, and ways...
    BrayLyn BrayLyn 22-25, F Dec 27, 2009

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    Encouragement?

    I'm totally new to this, my boyfriend, who has almost been my long time friend has always planned to join the military and I knew he was going to too. We finally started dating a while back and I wouldn't of told him yes, if I didn't think I could handle it. Well the times...
    GutsLoveGlory GutsLoveGlory 16-17, F Feb 3, 2012

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    New

    I am brand new to this site and also the army girlfriend "world". I kind of promised myself that I wasn't going to date anyone in the military. Well, I met Dave online, found out that he loved music like me. I started to talk to him and later found out that he just joined the...
    lizzlefizzle57 lizzlefizzle57 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 28, 2011

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    Being A Military Girlfriend

    My boyfriend has been gone almost a month and a half due to basic training and AIT. He has 4 and a half months left, and honestly I can't wait to be in his arms again, let alone in the same state/city :). I've been trying to stay busy so that I don't focus on missing him all the...
    alibear03 alibear03 18-21, F 2 Responses May 17, 2013

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    A Surprise That Made Me Cry(:

    Yesterday I went shopping with a few of my friends for prom shoes(: My mother called and told me I had a surprise waiting for me at home. I was on my way home when my boyfriend ( who is at AIT in Missouri) called. I walked in the door and my mom told me to get off the phone...
    blondiie325 blondiie325 16-17, F 6 Responses May 11, 2010

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    He Has Made Me Stronger

    My man and I have been friends for over 9 years... We both had feeling for each other and we never said anything to each other about them.  I was getting married and he was married at the time.  He were just happy that we had someone that we could tell everyone to. ...
    luckyajkh2009 luckyajkh2009 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 28, 2009

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    Losing Faith...

    Since I have been dating my boyfriend I really do believe I have become more independent and courageous. I really feel like I can do a lot more now because I have gone through the worst of times but I still have many days where I just lose all faith in this. I barely get to...
    Olivia113 Olivia113 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 30, 2010

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    Could It Get Any Harder Than This!?

    My man and I met in a very interesting way... and a week later he was gone... back to Camp Kasey........ Korea!  WTH!  Go figure!  I told myself I would NEVER date a military man because I am not good at being away from my man and here I am...  He is perfect...
    Trinsamazinmommy Trinsamazinmommy 18-21, F 6 Responses Jun 14, 2010

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    Issues

    Why is it that after your boyfriend deploys everyone thinks it all of a sudden makes you "single" or you can do things and they wont find out what happened while their gone? ever since daniel left my ex has been trying to weasel his way back into my life, he was the controlling...
    armympgirlfriend armympgirlfriend 18-21, F Feb 2, 2010

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    My After Story(:

    My name is Taylor and I am seventeen years old. I am a senior in High School and can't to get out of there(: My soldier came home June 11th and I have never been happier. If you have been a follower of my stories alot of them sounded unsure of what I wanted with him or even If...
    blondiie325 blondiie325 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 19, 2010

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    I Traded My Pearls In For His Dog Tags<3

    Me and my boyfriend have been together for 1 1/2 years [: For some thats not long...but for me its everything. He is still in bootcamp and will be there until june 4th. He left febuary 16th. Some say oh its just bootcamp its not a big deal...but for us army girlfriends/wives...
    brittanyloveshersoldier brittanyloveshersoldier 18-21 4 Responses May 10, 2010

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    Strength Comes From With In

    army life made me grow up a whole hell of alot. i remember complaing when i couldnt talk to matt for a day and now i can go a week with out even second guessing it. it made me learn how to trust and made me more self suffecient than i evert thought that i could be. back in the...
    SuttonsGirl SuttonsGirl 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 31, 2010

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    Our Love Is Army Strong

    this has def made our relationship so much stronger. we know if we can mkae it thru these 4years we can handle anything. jus makes me know how amazing our life is gona be when we can actually be together everyday cuz we're already had to spend so much time apart. people think im...
    missjean07 missjean07 18-21, F Nov 25, 2009

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    Strength!!!

    Being an Army girlfriend hasn't made me stronger it has made me realize my strength and you guys should feel the same. I've have tried to avoid the military significant other thing my whole life because I didn't think I was strong enough but boy did God show me otherwise!! I've...
    MyBunnie MyBunnie 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 28, 2012

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    Support

    Hello all, I really love this site, but it isn't giving me exactly what I'm looking for in a support site specifically for military significant others...so I've created another site. It's for literally anyone (men, women, gay, straight, even children). If you've ever loved a...
    robsnr318 robsnr318 18-21 Nov 4, 2010

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    Never Thought About It!!

    Even after reading up on military relationships and how they can affect your life while you're supporting your soldier; until you are personally in the situation, the blogs, forums, articles etc don't do it justice. What I mean when I say this is that the only thing that can...
    Sassychef23 Sassychef23 31-35, F May 21, 2013

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    Being With Him

    So Dave had a little surgery that postponed his date to leave for basics...and it makes me wonder what this is going to do to the "relationship" that we have. We aren't "together", but we may as well be. When we aren't busy we are together..unfortunately it isn't everyday but at...
    lizzlefizzle57 lizzlefizzle57 18-21, F Sep 28, 2011

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    I Made A Group. Woohooo !!

    I really enjoying this whole blogging thing. So I decided to make my own group :D " I am Faithfully Standing By My Soldier". Its for the Wives, Fiancees and the Girlfriends of course :). ANYTHING and EVERYTHING can and will be dicussed on this blog. Since I'm new to the whole MGF...
    Leeyah59 Leeyah59 18-21, F Apr 17, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    My soldier is in Germany and has been for 4 months. We have skyped, texted and sent each other gifts all throughout the months. My biggest surprise, gift and treasure was him...
    DancingElf DancingElf 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 25

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    "What's going on in that beautiful mind, I'm on your magical mystery ride and I'm so dizzy; don't know what hit me but I'll be alright. My heads under water but I'm breathing fine...
    KGraciee KGraciee 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    So he's been in basic training for about two months now! I'm half way there but I been feeling more down because he's constantly on my mind and I keep on rereading his letters. I...
    Kriziajayne Kriziajayne 18-21, F Apr 1

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    Everyone makes mistakes.They may differ in magnitude and consequence but everyone has made them.Mine however are huge.Some big , some small but a big quantity of them.Should we let...
    DoctorWat DoctorWat 13-15, M Apr 12

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    My boyfriend suggested we break up when he goes into the army. It's really hurting and I am considering talking to him and if he that's what he definitely wants, should I stay with...
    dmarie1995 dmarie1995 18-21, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    Happy Easter my fellow MILSOs🐰🐣💐! I hope you're all doing well and staying strong😊 If your army man isn't home, today's a day to spend with family or friends! This is...
    KGraciee KGraciee 18-21, F 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    My boyfriend of 4 years and 9 months just left to basic training in Fort Jackson, SC, 3 days ago. :( We've pretty much lived together and spend each day together until he left. I...
    zombiegerms zombiegerms 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 20

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    I don't know what to do. I am going to miss him so much when he leaves. We have 3 months and 3 days left and we have to spent about four weeks of that apart. I can't quit thinking...
    claudiatalley16 claudiatalley16 16-17, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Wow I still can't believe it. I've met my man 2 months ago and we're dating for a week now. When my ex treated me like **** I've never thought that somebody could fix this wound in...
    Tscho Tscho 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    ITS BEEENNN A LONGGGGG TIME!!!Just about a year.. I'm hoping to see some familiar faces on here if not HI, to the new ladies!! Well!! an update on me and my soldier? We are doing...
    purplelily13 purplelily13 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 11

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    My boyfriend is going on a resolute in Darwin for 6 months. He is in the army but will be out on the boats helping the navy like sea patrol. I am so scared and emotional, he leaves...
    deeshbish113 deeshbish113 18-21, F Mar 30

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    My boyfriend of 3 1/2 years left for basic last Monday, I miss him so much already, he is my best friend and I am so proud of him. I haven't received a phone call or letter but his...
    elliehill33 elliehill33 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 7

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    So I got told today that I looked like absolute **** today and need to carry myself better. I am furious. Do you know how hard it is to go from talking to someone literally from...
    MckaylaGrace MckaylaGrace 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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