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I Miss My Deployed Soldier

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    2 Very Important Things...

    The first thing I am going to speak of is that I currently have a Marine friend who is deployed since December, and I really want to send him a care package, but I have no idea what to send him. Please help me with this...He is an amazing friend to me, and I am so lucky to have...
    MissyouLikecrazy MissyouLikecrazy 22-25, F Feb 26, 2012

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    It's So Hard!

    Being with a soldier is hard. When he's deployed it's the hardest things I've ever been through. I never thought being in love could be so difficult. Kody has been in Iraq for about a month now. He comes home in September and we are planning to get hitched (lol) sometime right...
    armywife3306 armywife3306 16-18, F 9 Responses Feb 27, 2008

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    In Love And Worried...

    My man deployed very shortly after I met him, a week actually. It was love at first sight, and in the beginning i thought nothing of it. Then as we spoke on Skype and emailed, i decided he was worth looking into lol. So i flew to Texas to meet his family on his 2 weeks R&R...
    annewarren annewarren 22-25, F 5 Responses Jan 13, 2010

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    Deployed Boyfriend!?

    Nothin is easy.....right? My boyfriend was deployed to Afghanistan 8 months ago.....two weeks ago he was back on two week leave. It was great to see him. But I wasnt as happy as before he was deployed....maybe its because I need to adjust to having him back? Also I have mixed...
    broncstomper broncstomper 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 30, 2010

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    Waiting On Forever❤

    My beloved BF has been in Afghanistan for 3 1/2 months and has about 158 days left in his 9 month tour. I worry for him every second of everyday and every time I hear news about terrible things happening where he is I just cry for days... When I get an email or a call my heart...
    Karmakitty8220 Karmakitty8220 31-35, F May 21, 2013

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    First Deployment With My New Bf

    My boyfriend and I have been seeing each other since August, became officially serious in November. I've known him since I was 4years old. I knew he had a deployment comming up from the moment we started seeing each other. Well yesterday was the day we went to base and said our...
    mizzT mizzT 26-30, F Mar 9, 2012

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    Miss Him

    We have only been married since March 25, 2008 and he is already deploying. He leaves for Iraq on June 5. We have an 8 month old daughter who has only gotten to see her daddy for 3 weeks of her entire life. That is hardly enough time for her to get to know him. My husband and I...
    tamraoverton tamraoverton 18-21, F 3 Responses May 13, 2008

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    Missing My Husband

    My husband has been deployed since Nov. of 06. At the time we had only been married for about 9 months on the dot. The deployment was up in the air a lot, and they finally dropped the bomb on us about 2 or 3 months before they were supposed to be leaving. Now it has been seven...
    LovinMySoldier LovinMySoldier 19-21, F 3 Responses Jun 4, 2007

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    To All Military Gf's, Fiances, And Wives!!

    Check out the website i made. I just made it so I'm working on it but I'd appreciate it if you guys checked it out and registered on there. Just check it out and tell other military gfs, etc. http://www.the-silent-ranks.webs.com
    ProudSoldiersSweetheart ProudSoldiersSweetheart 16-17, F Jul 16, 2010

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    Loving a Soldier

      well, my story is kind of crazy! it all started when my step brother joined the army. and i didn't think that this would be getting anything out of it. well he got sent to Alaska. and that's on the complete other side of the country. well i saw a picture of one of his...
    dsmiles10 dsmiles10 18-21 2 Responses Mar 25, 2009

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    5 More Months

    well my story goes back some years.... and me and my boyfriend have been on and off since we first we able to date ppl... and that was about 7 years ago... since then it  has been a rollercoaster ride with us... and we just recently got back together in july... he has been...
    KAMSWIFE KAMSWIFE 16-18, F 1 Response Oct 26, 2007

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    My True Love Is Gone For Nine Months

    I met my husband in February. I met him in my hometown one night out with my girlfriends. There are four military bases within 70 miles of my hometown so the chances of me meeting a military guy were very high. I had already been through the military wife thing and married young...
    Shaugh1981 Shaugh1981 31-35, F Oct 14, 2012

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    I Just Want Him Back So Badly

    i got back with my boyfriend just after christmas an ever thing was fine, an i knew he was going afghanistan in april, but as so as he went back to train for afgan our realationship, he as just gone so cold as distant towards me, an ever time i ask him wats wrong he just say, he...
    lostwithoutyoubabe lostwithoutyoubabe 26-30 2 Responses Apr 3, 2009

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    It's So Hard

    I met my boyfriend almost 4 years ago. This is his 3rd deployment, the 2nd one since we've met. He left at the end of May to go to Afghanistan and he will be back Aug next year. He just got back for R&R and it is so hard to start all over again, thinking i have a all here...
    valeriab valeriab 26-30, F 3 Responses Oct 13, 2007

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    Depressed Deployed Boyfriend

    My boyfriend and I have been dating for almost a year now and he has been deployed for six months. He is very introverted and doesn't like to socialize. Unfortunately, on top of that, he doesn't like anyone in his unit. He does a job that has him sitting in a jeep for the whole...
    DKstrong DKstrong 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 17, 2013

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    Different

    I am not the wife of a solider, or even a girlfriend. I am the little sister of the best guy ever! He was deployed right before Christmas-making it our first without him- and he doesn't know when he'll get back. He is currently over in Afghanistan, and this is his first...
    Rachaelcheer Rachaelcheer 16-17 1 Response Jul 9, 2012

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    Two Months In On A Twelve Month Tour.

    Two months and it should be easier everything seems to say you will fall in to a rhythm but I haven't found one yet. He just says it will get better. I kind of feel ungrateful because I know some of you girls have it bad and do not get to talk to your man daily or even weekly. I...
    natashamosley natashamosley 18-21, F May 22, 2011

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    Why Bf Looking At Wedding Rings

    My bf just come home from the deployment and being station over sea for 2 years .He has 20 days left.It been going alright just having a hard time that he be leaving again to go back for 7 months .All he been talking about since he been gone is how he cant wait to get married to...
    kellner27 kellner27 18-21, F Sep 10, 2012

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    For All You Strong Wives, Fiancee's, Girlfriends And Family.....

    My name is lyndsie and i wanted to share a quote with you for the deployed soldier, a great song and video provided by youtube.. and a short story of my experience with this.. Quote- For every strong Soldier, There is an even stronger women, who stands behind him, supports...
    HisDedicatedArmyGirl HisDedicatedArmyGirl 22-25, F 5 Responses Feb 22, 2010

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    Deployment (If There Is Anything I Forget, Please Let Me Know! So Many Mixed Emotions Involved! Insane? I Don't Know!)

    At the beginning of deployment, I told myself that this was going to be easy. I have never been really dependent on anyone and I have never really cared  for much of anyone. I always stay busy, and I have never really had him around anyways since we are have...
    littlemissindecisive littlemissindecisive 22 7 Responses Mar 25, 2010

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    Really Depressed

    I dont know what happed but my ex bf broke up with me about a month ago .He told me he really depressed and stressed .I understand why and know its the deployment .Since I got in this reationship I deal with his mood going back in forth .One min he tell me he hope this work the...
    kellner27 kellner27 18-21, F Apr 16, 2012

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    My dad is deploying soon.

    .. I am not allowed to say when. But I can say were. He is going to Japan. For 2 years. This is the longest my dad will ever be gone. He is going to miss me driving my first car. He had always been there for me. I don't want to see him go away again. It ruins the whole family. My...
    TAMBlitz TAMBlitz 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 2

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    Is It Selfish Or Wrong?

    So I was finally able to talk to my DS for a fairly significant amount of time!!!! I wasn't able to see his face, or hear his voice, but he did send me two pictures of him and it made my heart melt <3 <3 <3 It's so crazy how such little things can mean so much. I...
    GonnaProve2Him GonnaProve2Him 22-25, F Nov 14, 2012

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    I Could Use Some Advice....

    So a decent amount of people read these stories, but don't respond most of the time.... If you're reading this and can relate in any way, please respond with advice or a little help if you have any. I'm new to this dating a deployed soldier thing and not sure if what I'm...
    GonnaProve2Him GonnaProve2Him 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 19, 2012

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    Gone Since March

    My husband has been gone on an 8 month deployment since March. I miss him so much and as each day gets closer to him coming home I'm more and more excited! Our youngest is now 9 months old and has grown so much so I can't wait for them to bond and establish a relationship and our...
    RachelAndLoves RachelAndLoves 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 13, 2012

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    Is This Normal?

        So my husband has been deployed for about 6 weeks now. N lately i seem to be questioning everything. Reading into things and feelings like i wanna give up. im extremely emotional this past week and i dont know how to handle it. Ive convinced myself that he is...
    chipmunk328 chipmunk328 22-25, F 5 Responses Oct 31, 2009

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    I Feel So Alone

    So my boyfriend and I are both in our early 30s and have been together about 15 months. Things were going so well up until the few months before his deployment (the first in our relationship) and then we just started arguing a lot over all sorts of silly things. I guess, looking...
    donna1981 donna1981 31-35 1 Response Nov 2, 2012

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    Im Gonna Miss My Soldier And My Best Friend

    He gets deployed in two days and we already live states apart. i hate not being able to hear his voice or even get any texts. we promised we will write every single day but im scared it wont be enough. i fully support anyone in the military and i pray every night that everyone...
    Babagirl91 Babagirl91 22-25, F Mar 2, 2013

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    Thanksgiving...

    So tomorrow is Thanksgiving... and it will be the first holiday that he's gone. I'm already setting myself up to be prepared to be a crying mess haha. But hopefully it won't be too bad. It's not even necessarily that he won't be there with me (although that part will kill...
    GonnaProve2Him GonnaProve2Him 22-25, F Nov 21, 2012

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    Mary Me

    MY bf in the marines while home in leave in sep for month We went to the jewlery store to look at rings and told me for the future.When he got back to his station I talk to his brother and told me he has the ring or was going to buy it soon.I talk to my bf and told me it was the...
    kellner27 kellner27 18-21, F Apr 26, 2013

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    Baby's First Birthday

    My husband has been deployed now for over 6 months, he left when our daughter was 6 months old. We celebrated her 1st birthday this weekend. I'm feeling a real emotional low these days because these family moments aren't supposed to be missing such an important family member...
    jwood0920 jwood0920 22-25 Apr 3, 2011

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    It's Going to Feel Like Forever!

    My husband left to go to Aghan last Wednesday for 6months, I'm okay right now but I know that I have a few tough months ahead of me!!! I'm lucky that I have some real good friends who will make sure I'm okay but it's horrible going to an empty bed at night. I'm fine during the...
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F 11 Responses Sep 17, 2007

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    Missing My Marine

    My boyfriend deployed to Afganistan 2 1/2 months ago. I'm missing him like crazy. I find myself sitting in front of the computer logged in, in hopes he will log on. Or i'm busy writting him letters telling him how much I love and miss him over and over, meanwhile waiting for the...
    Leona460 Leona460 22-25, F May 14, 2008

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    1/2 My Heart Is In Afghanistan

    Hi everyone, my name is Kayla. I am currently going through my first deployment with my boyfriend. We have been together since January and I miss him more than anything. He is the love of my life. I have never felt happier than I am with him. Thankfully he will be home in just a...
    kjh08 kjh08 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 24, 2012

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    My Man Put This On His Fb! It Is Really Good!

    "My friends go to college, I go to war. At the same hour they wake up and decide not to go to school or work that day, I've been at work for hours. Their alarms wake them up, my alarms send me to cover. They make plans based on how they feel, I do as the schedule that was put out...
    rowergurl rowergurl 18-21, F Aug 22, 2011

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    Missing Him

    My boyfriend is in Afghanistan and he has called, emailed or sent an instant message everyday and all of the sudden I haven't heard from him in almost a week. I'm beginning to get worried and scared, not a day or moment goes by the my thoughts aren't on him even if I'm doing...
    Divagrl08 Divagrl08 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 13, 2008

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    Had To Vent

    I am so happy this deployment is almost over but this is going to be the longest 3 months of my life.  It is really hard since this Bin Laden crap has gone down and I don't even believe it because they said he was killed years ago.  Thanks to this crap going on I haven't heard...
    southerngurl985 southerngurl985 31-35, F 3 Responses May 16, 2011

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    Post Deployment! Bringing Hope!

    I know a lot of us who survive deployment don't end up coming back on here because we end up taking all our time and energy dealing with our men and talking to them. So you rarely get to hear the positive news! :) But IT DOES exist! I promise. My boyfriend has been home for about...
    littlemissindecisive littlemissindecisive 22 1 Response Oct 12, 2010

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    I Just Want to Be With Him Again

    My husband has been in Iraq since June 2007. Less then 5 months to go! I miss him more then words can express. This is our first deployment. We are stationed in Germany but I came home to Texas to help keep me busy during this hard time. I have 3 boys to help with that but still...
    melinda4900 melinda4900 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 17, 2008

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    New Army Girlfriend On The Block

    Me and my boyfriend have only been dating for about a week. We had gone to high school together and knew each other well back then. Last month i reconnected with him on Facebook and it was a whirlwind romance for me. I fell in love and i hadnt even seen him yet. He was in New...
    MPLover MPLover 18-21, F 5 Responses Jun 13, 2010

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    Army Fiancé

    I met my Infantry soldier on line. We clicked right away. We talked almost every day when he wasn't on missions. I've talked to his sister and we have shared so much about our families. He got really busy when he came back from R&R (emergency-family stuff). I heard from him...
    JaniceJan JaniceJan 36-40, F Feb 27, 2013

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    I Hate Not Hearing From Him...

    Me and my Bf/soon to be fiance want to get married when he comes home from deployment. I really miss him. I cry myself to sleep at nights cuz it hurts when his not here. I knew what I was getting myself into to begin with. But I miss him like crazy. It's his first tour and when...
    DavidsKyank DavidsKyank 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 6, 2011

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    I Need Something Positive...

    alright ladies.. I haven't been on for a long time.. Been really caught up with my soldier and him deploying.. Spending as much time with him as i can before he left. He has been deployed now for a couple of weeks. Not going to lie its the hardest thing i have EVER done in my...
    KChristensen KChristensen 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 20, 2010

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    Why I Miss My Hero

    I have a hard time sleeping at night. It's funny how I can say that when I married my Hero almost 10 years ago. You'd think I would be used to the separation by now. It never gets easier. Unless you have been in my shoes, then  you have no idea. Each day that I miss him it...
    ilovemysoldierbobbyjoe ilovemysoldierbobbyjoe 31-35 4 Responses Aug 7, 2010

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    Are We On Break Or Broken Up

    My boyfriend broke up with me once again .He did this once while station in japan for a year.His mood and depression is something that drive me crazy .He would always say things like why you with me and try to hock me up with his friends .One night he went out drinking and was to...
    kellner27 kellner27 18-21, F Mar 17, 2012

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    What Do I Do

    OK so i met this guy Colton om Meetme.com we instantly hit it off and with in a few weeks we started dating. When we started dating he was at Fort benning GA and was getting ready to come home. I was supposed to go see him but i got stuck in summer school so he came to see me...
    soldiersangel94 soldiersangel94 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 31, 2012

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    Little Soldier<3

    After i heard the news that my boyfriend was deploying july 24,2012 i cried! My heart felt like it was stuck in my stomach and that's when i became a army girlfriend! That next week i wore my army girlfriend shirt and every one stared and asked why in the world was i wearing it...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Oct 19, 2011

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    My Angel Is Overseas

    I call him my Angel because he is just that. He came into my life after a painful divorce and showed me joy again. He opened his arms to me and my two daughters and then gave me a beautiful son after I thought my life was over. Then, when our son was only 3 weeks old he deployed...
    airmanswife4life airmanswife4life 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 8, 2007

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    Love At First Site

    I miss him soo much, the love of my life. 1st deployment  overseas that's army life i guess. But he's been gone since june 2007! He was always gone on missions, talked to him rarely, and then almost every other day,. then now that it's getting close to him coming back home...
    Cima Cima 26-30, F 1 Response May 2, 2008

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    The Hardest Thing Ever

    Dealing with my soldier being deployed is one of the hardest things I've had to do. He's in Afghanistan right now, and it is very difficult. I told myself that it was going to be easy, not hearing from him, daily. As long as I kept busy with school, work, my friends and family...
    tkelliott820 tkelliott820 18-21, F 4 Responses May 3, 2010

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    X-mas Is Coming But He's Not Here With Me

    It seems yesterday I was with him but it's almost 7 months is gone. Now X-mas is coming and everybody around me are getting ready to celebrate. I really don't feel like cause I don't see a reason to celebrate. I still remember last year when we spent our X-mas together. We...
    valeriab valeriab 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 16, 2007

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    My Best Friend.

    Missing my soldier, and my best friend. He's currently in Afghan. Missing him like crazy.Just wanted to post a song for him!http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aDm2AIw7Myo
    rowergurl rowergurl 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 9, 2011

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    No Sleep These Days

    So the days are getting closer to when my Marine gets back from his deployment. I have little under a month until he is back to his station in Japan. But even as the days are getting closer my frustration from not seeing him for so long are getting worse. Last night was the...
    Snmelton369 Snmelton369 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 29, 2011

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