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I Miss My Boyfriend In The Military

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    Ranting Time!!!

    ok ladies excuse me while i rant!! so i have these two friends, both girls and they can be sooooo stupid sometime and i cant believe what they both said to me recently. Firstly, my friend KB was complaing that she hadnt seen her bc since that mornin when he dropped her off at...
    gamblesgirl21 gamblesgirl21 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 29, 2011

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    AbbieBaby AbbieBaby 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 28

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    Heyy everyone I'm wanting to join the army

    reserves,I'm just wondering if you or anyone you know are in the army reserves and if you know how often you have to work and be deployed etc. any information you may have I would be very grateful. Thanks
    ellie91 ellie91 22-25 1 Response Jan 30

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    4th Day Without Him

    My boyfriend is in the army, and he just left to bootcamp last monday. I never thought it would be this miserable when he leaves. Few days before he left, i was kind of indenial, it was like i couldnt believe he's leaving. We've been preparing ourselves for this but i guess you...
    LaikaG6 LaikaG6 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 17, 2013

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    Ranger School

    My boyfriend has been away in ranger training for the past 40 days with 21 days to go. Two months may not seem like a long time but we cannot have any communication outside of letters. I've only received 3 letters. The guys barely have time to eat MREs so I wasn't expecting many...
    MissRN2012 MissRN2012 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 15, 2013

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    Two weeks until he's home now

    but all I can think is that he's got to go back to afghan until July. I'm not coping well at the moment at all. The fact I can't tell him I'm not coping because I don't want him to worry is making it even worse. I have a boyfriend who I can't talk to because of the situation and...
    milliecookie milliecookie 31-35, F 3 Responses Feb 20

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    It's been 3 months, and I have 9 more.

    I hate being without him. I can say, completely confidently, he is the only person who makes me feel worth anything. I go through everyday being told what I'm awful at. He made everything better, and still just hearing from them makes it all worth while. But days like today, it...
    katiee613 katiee613 18-21 1 Response Dec 4, 2013

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    Sex is not everything.

    But while my army man is away I do miss that special bond you get from sex. I just miss him like crazy and miss that feeling of being intimately connected. Is that normal? He was my first too
    heydotwhat heydotwhat 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 6

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    Today I bought myself a corsage with three

    carnations on it. Each carnation was a different color, one was red, one was blue and yes the last was white. I asked for the ribbon to match my the color of my flowers and asked the florist to pin the corsage on me. She did and I wore proudly to church, while practicing my...
    ruledbyvenus ruledbyvenus 51-55, F May 10

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    The Prayer Of An Army Girlfriend

    As I lay me down to sleep. I pray the Lord my soul to keep. To help me clear my cluttered mind. To help me through these desperate times. To bring my love to me all night. In dreams where everything feels so right. That even if he can’t be here, Make it feel as though he’s...
    iFellinLoveWithASoldier iFellinLoveWithASoldier 18-21, F 5 Responses Oct 21, 2012

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    8/12/2012 4:30 His Time 6:30 For 13:20

    He called and the first thing he said was baby with excitement then cryed it didn't even sound like him hes getting sick I told him I love him about a million times I wanted to make sure he knew it we talked we cryed we laughed and said I miss you and love you as if we just...
    Heartgrowingfonder Heartgrowingfonder 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 13, 2012

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    Military Prayer

    Give me the greatness of heart to see, The difference between duty & his love for me, Give me understanding so that I may know when duty calls he must go, Give me a task to do each day, To feel the time while he's away, When is in a foreign land, Keep him safe in your loving...
    ILoveMyMarine12 ILoveMyMarine12 18-21, F Jan 26, 2012

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    Anyone else ever wake up in the middle of the

    night, roll over, look for him in your bed and then go "Oh, wait.. " Or is that just me?
    FortysGirl FortysGirl 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 9

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    Military Girlfriends Don't Matter?

    Sometimes people look down on us because were only girlfriends. Wait what?...I'm only a girlfriend? Oh, okay that's right cause all girlfriends do is flirt with other guys, complaint about how much they miss him, but still go to parties drink and maybe sleep around? Or maybe I...
    JessesGirl16 JessesGirl16 18-21, F 11 Responses Aug 3, 2012

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    It's Always Complicated Isn't It?.

    My man and I have been together for almost 8 months now. We have never officially been boyfriend and girlfriend because while he is in the Navy I am in school so it makes things difficult. Before he left for bootcamp we talked everyday on the phone and while he was in bootcamp we...
    vballgirl5 vballgirl5 18-21 2 Responses Jun 17, 2011

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    Truth Is...

    I can say a lot of different things right now that make me sad. But the truth is. I just miss my boyfriend. Any of you girls who are on the same page as me, don't you just dream with maybe just five minutes with him. That's all I would need to be ok. But I know it can't be that...
    armygirlfriendmeza armygirlfriendmeza 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 19, 2012

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    Tags And Titles

    He calls me his precious, his love, his darling, his most valued treasure and all his. He's humble, sincere, understanding, goofy and completely devoted to us. He's also a Sailor in the World's Finest Navy. I call him my dearest love, my wonderful man, my best friend, and all...
    Navylove19 Navylove19 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 8, 2011

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    Please tell me if im been too sensitive

    but my grandma died 6 days ago and iv been in pieces. Luckily for me my boyfriend was allowed home this weekend and was able to comfort me. He told me he told his mum a few days ago that my grandma died and she hasn't even sent me a message or anything about it and i'm very...
    ellie91 ellie91 22-25 Feb 16

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    This Feelings Sucks.

    The feelings of wanting to tear up because you miss your soldier sucks. You tell yourself to be strong for him and your relationship, still, you just want to tear up. You close our eyes, imagining him right in front of you, smiling, laughing together, holding one another in each...
    stephanienee stephanienee 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 16, 2013

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    Spoke to Trevor for 4 hours yesterday!

    ! He gets liberty Saturday also and Sunday this weekend! I'm sending his package today ! <3
    alexlavina alexlavina 16-17, F Jan 13

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    I Just Want Him To Try.

    I've missed my boyfriend who is 2000 miles away all damn day long and he and I have barely talked. It makes me really sad. I am always the one trying to make contact with him. I feel like he doesnt care. I know that he is busy and all but he can text me right back when I text him...
    TooManyMilesApart TooManyMilesApart 16-17, F 4 Responses Mar 1, 2012

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    TiffLC TiffLC 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 22

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    I Gotta Vent :-/

    So I know my bf loves me and I know he writes as much as he can but the dumb mailman always takes forever to bring it to me!! I get so anxious when I know the mail is about to arrive and then...nothing. I googled it and they say processing takes forever at the bases. In my...
    armygirlfriendmeza armygirlfriendmeza 18-21, F 7 Responses Jul 5, 2012

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    I miss him so much. I’m trying to study

    for finals but all I can think about is not being with him anymore. I just want to read everyone’s story and cuddle up in bed and cry. It helps to know that there are other people who feel the same way. It’s like you don’t want your man to think you are needy or that you...
    DistantSailor DistantSailor 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 18

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    Just found out last night my grandma is dying,

    she has been poorly for over a year. She had cancer then had the treatment then it went. Few weeks later she went in the hospital the treatment made her so weak she wasn't able to walk or do anything so she had the choice to go home. So now doctors are at her house and told us...
    ellie91 ellie91 22-25 Feb 8

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    I really just don't know what to do.

    My family (parents, two sisters) doesn't want me dating my boyfriend. Don't get me wrong, they like my boyfriend a lot, but when it comes to me dating I find it almost impossible to get them to be supportive. What makes this even worse is that he's at basic for the air force and...
    taylorgwatkins taylorgwatkins 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 19

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    All I Want To Do Is Cry

    It's been 4 months since Ben left for training. He only has 6 weeks left but there is one problem. He told me that they won't start him until February, maybe April. I just want him to come home but every day it just get further and further away. He hasn't even found a moment to...
    canoyci4 canoyci4 18-21 2 Responses Nov 24, 2013

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    Im Not Ready For This

    My boyfriend and I have been goin out for about 2 years but have known nd loved each other way before that. About a year and a half ago he started mentioning plans to go to the millitary, but I never took him seriously, I brushed it off I guess. I didnt think he woud actually go...
    Dec19 Dec19 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 7, 2013

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    Trying Not To Give Up!

    My boyfriend and I have been dating for awhile. We initially met online and started talking he was deployed in Africa at the time and I had recently got dumped my my ex.. Anyways he messages me and said he was sorry... I usually don't respond to people especially guys on there...
    sarahmoseley sarahmoseley 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 5, 2013

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    It'S Been 1 Month Since He Left

    It's been a month and I miss him more then ever. Sometimes I look a couples on tv or at the store I wish that was us. I cry sometimes without reason. I sometimes wonder if he misses me as much as I miss him. I feel in my heart that he is the one for me. I mean my heart tells me...
    jbkoen jbkoen 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 6, 2013

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    Unknown615178 Unknown615178 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 25

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    Missing Him!

    AHHHH! I talked to my boyfriend for an hour on the phone earlier and we are texting right now and...I just miss him SOOO much. I love being able to talk to him and our relationship is going great, but it seems like I miss him MORE when everything is good. It's times like these...
    gundy gundy 16-17 2 Responses Apr 23, 2011

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    I'm The Worst Girlfriend In The World!!

    so my boyfriend Coby is suppose to go on underway for a month and I know yu guys might say that is not along time but he just got back from a 10 month deployment 3 weeks ago.. He comes back next month for just one month and leaves on another 8 month deployment.. It's killing me...
    HisAngel90 HisAngel90 18-21, F Sep 7, 2011

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    I know lots of us are missing our partners

    who are in the armed forces and on tour over seas right now. I thought we could share tips on things that have helped us stay happy and in love while they are away. For me planning our future together (when we can talk) and throwing myself into my hobbies has really helped. I...
    milliecookie milliecookie 31-35, F Feb 12

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    Phone Call I Almost Didn't Get

    i got a phone call from him today. only three minutes but the best three minutes to me. it was actually crazy because i was in church for vacational bible school as a helper and i showed my phone to the other adults I am with and they were like run outside and take it. i was like...
    bbwshorty94 bbwshorty94 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 28, 2011

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    Missing Him..

    Some days are worse then others with my boyfriend in Afghanistan but today is definitely one of the harder days.. I miss him so much. I'd give anything just to be in his arms again and to feel his skin on mine. I'm so ready for all of this to be over, for him to be home. Wish...
    ArmyGirl6911 ArmyGirl6911 18-21 4 Responses Feb 19, 2013

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    Miss Your Man? Join Us Girls On Facebook

    There is this great facebook page that has so many other girls going through the same things as you!! Feel like you want to connect to those kind of people? Then come on over to Those Who Wait on facebook. Its a great site just like this one!! The girls are fantastic! More than...
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    He Called Me

    Today and yesterday my boyfriend called me.
    jakeismyhero jakeismyhero 16-17, F Nov 12, 2013

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    katiee613 katiee613 18-21 Feb 2

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    I know this sounds a little bit mental with my

    boyfriend already been in the navy and i miss him every day, but i want to join the army. The thing is i have had wanted to for a while but never struck up the courage to do it. At the same time though its an awful thought of having to go through boot camp without Danny again...
    ellie91 ellie91 22-25 1 Response Jan 21

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    My Boyfriend Left For Basic Training

    My boyfriend of almost twenty one months just left for basic training today. I am so sad and wish he was with me. He is the love of my life and I have never been away from him for as long as I will be. He is going to be gone for a little over five months and that scares me. I don...
    shelby28 shelby28 16-17, F Sep 10, 2013

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    For A Military Girlfriend / Author Unknown

    Everyone hears of the military wife, Her trials, sacrifices, and devoted life. She is strong, she is brave, and she is loving indeed, Standing by her man in his time of need. But what of others in a similar situation, Who have made being an military girlfriend their main...
    SupportMilitary SupportMilitary 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 3, 2011

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    I'm having a hard time.

    Not hearing his voice is killing me & not knowing what's going through his head everyday.. That's where faith comes in right?
    dnichholee7 dnichholee7 18-21, F Mar 16

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    miracle98 miracle98 13-15, F Feb 26

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    Hi, I'm new here so not sure how this all works.

    My bf has been in afghan for 4 months now. He's on a 9 month tour. He's home for RnR in 4 weeks but it's starting to become really hard. I miss him so much that I just don't know what to do. I have been really strong until now but it is starting to get to me.
    milliecookie milliecookie 31-35, F Feb 3

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    Not only is he away in his schools right now

    but we have also been long distance since our first date. I miss him all the time. We still see each other once or twice a month right now. Before, it was every weekend. I just can't wait until we can actually be in the same city. Unfortunately, that will be at least a year. We...
    jlhhlj123 jlhhlj123 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 4

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    He is leaving. He is really leaving,

    I don't know what I'm going and I'm proud so proud but I'm also so sad. My boyfriend is joining the Navy Seals he ships out in 7 days. I have cried for hours for days, but 7 days. I have 7 days left with him, 7 days until he is gone for months on end. I love him so much, he is...
    carsonlyle carsonlyle 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Related Experiences

    My boyfriend is officially in basic training as of today, I am starting to accept it more but it still is really hard to wrap my mind around that my other half is gone for so long...
    camusser camusser 18-21, F 6 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    It's weird how it's been exactly a month since he's been gone and instead of being happy it is going by so fast I'm really missing him today. I'm just stressed out because I'm...
    NicooleMaarie NicooleMaarie 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 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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    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 left for Afghanistan at the end of June and to be honest... The past month has been really tough for me. I know that I have no choice but to deal... But I still wish...
    texaswildfliwer texaswildfliwer 18-21, F 17 hrs ago

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    I miss my boyfriend. These months moving slow as ever.! October come fast please. Fml