I Miss My Soldier In Afghanistan

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 352 People

    Prepping For Afghanistan

    Hi ladies, This will be short. I was wondering if anyone would mid sharing with me how they communicate with their soldier who is deployed? What's the best way y'all have discovered? And what should I e prepared for? Any tips and advice woul be great. I'm scared. Much love...
    MMAfighter1313 MMAfighter1313
    22-25, F
    7 Responses Dec 29, 2012

    Depressing Day

    Just another day of missing my soldier..except something was different. Today has been the hardest day since he left for afghan 21 days ago. It is almost 8pm and im still crying from this morning. We had gotten in a little arguement this morning because he told me he was giving...
    savorthekiss22 savorthekiss22
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Nov 25, 2012

    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

    He's Been Gone For Far Too Long.

    People call me insane for loving someone so much when they're thousands of miles away, and not to mention, I haven't seen my soldier in such a long time. He's been overseas for almost a year, and it's one of the hardest things I've ever dealt with. I've been in love with this man...
    Vengeancex Vengeancex
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Oct 25, 2011

    Am Missin' My Soldier... Jack, Please Come Home Soon.

    I just felt the need to write this out for those of you who may enjoy hearing my story, and for those who may have answers to the questions I will ask throughout it. Nearly 2 years ago, after a few failed marriages/relationships, but still hanging on to the hopes of finding my...
    barefootartisan barefootartisan
    36-40, F
    4 Responses Nov 18, 2011

    One Of Those Nights

    Its one of those nights I just wish he was here. Everynight before I go to sleep I play songs that reminds me of him and look at our pictures. I don't wanna make myself depress but I always end up doing it. I just can't help not to think of him. And the fact that I might not be...
    Barbsf Barbsf
    18-21, F
    1 Response Nov 26, 2012

    I Do Miss Mine

    I miss him so much , he gets R&R in 3 weeks so I am very excited . This last few weeks before he comes home drives me crazy , I get very impatient , and try to get so much done so I don't have much to do when hes here except be together.
    Feb 4, 2013

    Sorry 4 My English Im A Filipina.. I Nid Help Or Details In Afghanistan Soldiers

    hello im erika i found dis site becoz i have a bf his a soldier en his in afghanistan.. just want to know the latest about that war so i found dis site.. who have a bf hir en his a soldier in afgha? i want to know if the soldiers in afghanistan can bring mobile.. .? my bf said...
    erikalou erikalou
    41-45, F
    1 Response Sep 21, 2013

    Need Advice...please...

    My boyfriend is deploying to Afghanistan for 8 months. He is a forward observer, which means he calls in artillery and airstrikes. He has assured me thousands of times that I have nothing to be worried about, he will come home to me safely. I believed him, and haven't been...
    paigedanielle11 paigedanielle11
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Nov 27, 2010

    My First Deployment, How Do I Do This?!?!

    My bf is currently in Afghanistan and we get to talk over skype almost everyday. Sometimes for 1 or 2 min. and on a good day almost a half hour. He will be leaving for a mission very soon and i wont be able to talk to him for a while. I dont know how im going to handle not...
    USarmyGF801 USarmyGF801
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jul 22, 2012

    Miss My Soldier

    I met the love of my life this summer... Spent amazing time with him in October 2012, now he is deployed for 9 months to Afghanistan. I hate that he's gone serving our country because he would have been home January. I miss him dearly and I still have not heard from him yet...
    ctodd ctodd
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Nov 16, 2012

    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

    Miss My Bf In Afgan!

    Miss my bf he is in afgan and its hard it would be good to just talk to people that are in the same boat as me!
    Kate15L Kate15L
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Oct 21, 2012

    Getting Through My First Deployment...

    I just found this site last night...and I'm hoping I find the understanding and empathy that I'm looking for. My boyfriend Jason is a Master Sgt. in the United States Army...he's an MP and he's the first soldier I've ever dated. We met in May of '09, and he went to Afghanistan in...
    julieNjason julieNjason
    36-40, T
    2 Responses Sep 4, 2010

    Never Came Home

    It's been a few years and I have only ever talked about this once but Billy deployed January 10th 2005 and I am still waiting for him to come home. I got the news from his mother March 21st at 7:22am, the weeks after that seem like a blur. I remember answering the phone...
    scarrlettfever scarrlettfever
    26-30, F
    1 Response Oct 12, 2012

    My Soldier

    My Hero, My Husband, My Life "I pledge allegiance to my country, and my heart to my soldier who defends it." LOVING A SOLDIER Loving a soldier is a high price to pay,loving him truly is hard when he's away. It's being alone with nothing to hold;it's being young, but feeling...
    Burris001 Burris001
    31-35, F
    Oct 16, 2012

    Hey Ladies !

    As Army Girlfriends, I kind of had an idea! But, to do this I'd need help from some other military families! I was thinking of starting a charity type thing, sending care packages, letters, and such to our deployed soldiers! I haven't really thought much about how to get it...
    ilmsx3 ilmsx3
    18-21, F
    Feb 6, 2013

    My Bf Is Comin Back From Afghanistan In 10 Days :)))

    so im an army girlfriend like many other girls here. being an army girlfriend truly is the best and also the hardest thing thats ever happend to me and that i ever had to go through. although its been extremely hard, i wouldnt trade this time for nothin cuz i know its just a...
    olivia91324 olivia91324
    2 Responses Apr 14, 2011

    Missing My Soldier In Afghanistan

    Well it has been just over 6 months that my boyfriend has been in Afghanistan. I love and miss him so much. There are times where I find myself just starting to cry and I don't know why, later I realise it is because I am missing him.  At the moment I feel at a loss of words...
    bittersweett1 bittersweett1
    5 Responses Dec 17, 2010

    Deployment Thoughts

    My soldier has been in Afghanistan for some time now. It's been the hardest thing I've ever had to do. The missing him, of course, is hard. The countless days without any contact, is hard. Not getting to know what exactly he has to do, is hard. But the hardest part is knowing...
    weatherskm weatherskm
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Sep 8, 2013

    7 Days With Him...7 Months Without Him

    Last November, I met the man of my dreams only to find out he was being deployed to Afghanistan. We spent seven days together and communicated everyday during his training at Ft. Bliss. I told him that I would wait for him as we all know, good guys don't come around too...
    2 Responses Jul 20, 2013

    He's Going Away

    I'm not sure what to do- I think I'm going a bit mad. My boyfriend of 9 months is just about to deploy for 8 months and he's being really up and down. Today we started the day laughing, but ended up breaking up and getting back together. He says he doesn't want things to implode...
    Maddiamy Maddiamy
    26-30, F
    1 Response Aug 21, 2013

    Being A, Army Girlfriend

    Okay so i am fairly new to this, and so far loving every minute of it. Ive been dating a guy for a short amount of time and he is deployed in afghanistan. I never realized how hard it would be, all these holidays are hitting me one by one, Christmas will be the hardest, but i...
    alyciafalcon alyciafalcon
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Nov 16, 2010

    Help Me Please

    oki really need some advice. so me and my boyfriend went out during high school about two and a half years ago point is i broke up with him that time because he was leaving for basic and i didnt think i could do the whole army gf thing however i always loved him so we ended up...
    sarai03 sarai03
    Jul 30, 2012

    He Wont Talk To Me

    I really do need someone to talk to .I don't know if anyone going throw the same thing or if you will understand but I hope someone can talk to me and maybe I am missing the big picture or something .I did meet my bf in high school he left for the military did all his training...
    kellner27 kellner27
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Jan 29, 2012

    I Really Need to Know..

    OK. I need to know whats really going on in Afghanistan. I can't watch the news,my entire life I've never been able to I have really bad attacks and I'm sure they would be worse now that babycakes is over there.   I've heard a few different things and I need...
    loving1my1soldier13 loving1my1soldier13
    18-21, F
    9 Responses Feb 27, 2009

    I <3 Skype~

    Today, was the start of a new day, woke up got ready turned my computer on and my man was on!! AHHHHHH. Excitment from ear to ear, talking about what were doing today and saying how much we miss each other. Seeing his face is amazing but also makes me very sad at the same time...
    takenbyasoldier08 takenbyasoldier08
    22-25, F
    2 Responses May 11, 2012

    A Letter To My Husband After R&r

    Hey handsome! you're more than likely sleeping. well, maybe... it's like 06:30 there right now. i miss you so much... i don't know if should tell you this but i've been having a hard time dealing with the last week. it's not your fault so please don't feel bad... and i will be...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Aug 6, 2010

    I Miss Him Like Crazy

    My sweetie left for Afghanistan almost 2 weeks ago but it feels like an eternity.  I miss him so much.  I am trying to keep myself busy so I do not get so lonely but it is not working.  I spoke with him a about 3 days ago.  I know that he misses me.  I am...
    Nictastic Nictastic
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Jan 24, 2009

    Loving A Soldier....

    Me and Tyler have known each other since high school. after that we lost contact until a year ago, we started talking on skype all the time. each time he called i got so excited and started feeling a light in me starting to come alive again. I started liking him allot and it...
    USarmyGF801 USarmyGF801
    18-21, F
    1 Response Sep 17, 2012

    So Far

    Hey guys Im fairly new to this site and joined looking for people who understand what its like to be a military girlfriend! My boyfriend is currently deployed in Afganistan and I miss him a bunch! We've been dating officially for 6 months but have been together for over three...
    missingmyman2 missingmyman2
    1 Response Sep 18, 2011

    What Do You Guys Do While Your Solider Is Deployed?

    I am at a loss...I live in a new country (my bf's home country) and I dont know anyone here but my host family and a couple of acquaintances. I went to an international group meetup last night from 6-10 as I had just worked a 76 hr week with children I was desperate for some...
    SamBAM15 SamBAM15
    26-30, F
    1 Response Nov 9, 2013

    I Miss My Soldier In Afghanistan

    He was just on R&R and now he is gone. We totally fell in love with one another over the past 18 days and now I must deal with the void of him being gone another 4 months. This is my first time ever having to deal with this and I knew it would be hard but I am already feeling...
    amandaonfire25 amandaonfire25
    6 Responses Dec 21, 2008

    Missing Him

    Like every other person on this page I also have a significant other in Afghanistan right now. I wish it was a short deployment but unfortunately it's one of those long ones. Well it's not easy , at all. I thought I was going be able to handle it because I'm also in the service...
    Barbsf Barbsf
    18-21, F
    1 Response Nov 25, 2012

    I Miss Him So Much, It Hurts.

    I'm a talker..and I love telling my story and what's going on in my life. I'm an even better listener though. :)He's 6 months into his deployment. I can't believe we've come this far. Time is going by steadily...but when I talk to him, I say "time's flying by babe!". Optomism...
    alliej05 alliej05
    22-25, F
    5 Responses Feb 6, 2011

    Miss You

    I had met that Love of my life on 6-1-2012 On yahoo. We hit it off I was so happy I had found a real Hero. That man, my Hero swept me off my feet. It was Love at fight sight for both of us. We spend hours together Every moment we had we were always together. Then News came last...
    Burris001 Burris001
    31-35, F
    Oct 4, 2012

    First Deployment

    My boyfriend that I met like a month ago left for Afghanistan last night. I was standing in the rain for hours while he got his weapon & everyone put their bags in the truck. We were joking around and I talked to his friends. My friend decided then to get her car so we can sit in...
    ubldh ubldh
    22-25, F
    Aug 26, 2013

    Do You Believe?

    OK, you'll think I'm nuts...but twice in the last week...Larry's spirit...in full uniform has come to be with me...usually when he's supposed to be out on patrol or sleeping.  Was sitting on the couch hoping to get an email from him the other nite, when I caught movement out of...
    nanab18 nanab18
    46-50, F
    Jun 3, 2012

    Missing Him

    I miss the sound of his voice. The feel of his touch The way he smiles at me. I miss him so much One look from him Is all I need, To melt away my problems, To remove all my pain but he's a world away now Working so hard and all I have are dreams and the memory of what it's like...
    Burris001 Burris001
    31-35, F
    1 Response Oct 16, 2012

    Boyfriends 21st Birthday In Afghanistan

    Hi, My boyfriend is going to be celebrating his 21st birthday next month while he is in Afghanistan. I am not sure what to send him for his birthday. I was thinking put a few clues in his card and just take him on a city break when he returns in late October but am not sure...
    sashlondon sashlondon
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 9, 2009

    Can't Stop Crying

    Today is a really bad day...the most alone I have felt. No one seems to understand what I am going through because none of my friends or family have ever been in this situation. All I wanna do is talk to him and hear his voice and see his face...but he wont. What happened...
    NYgirl511 NYgirl511
    2 Responses Mar 13, 2011

    Seeing Other Soldiers...

    It breaks my heart. I was out today and I turned around quickly at one point and there right in front of me was a soldier, facing the opposite direction. ACUs and everything. My heart stopped as he slowly turned around showing the patches on his arm...matched my soldiers. I...
    DCL3 DCL3
    26-30, F
    1 Response May 7, 2013

    How To Lie?

    Everyone keeps telling me to keep him positive and tell him i'm doing fine and keep his mind off of all the worry, but it's just a lie. I know i shouldnt talk to him about how i cry every night and i havent been able to eat latley because i dont want him to worry about me because...
    savorthekiss22 savorthekiss22
    18-21, F
    Nov 26, 2012

    I'm So Confused And Scared...

    Hey girls! I'm very happy I found this site. Here are so many girls that are in the same situation I am in. So i'll just tell my story. I'm with my boyfriend since summer last year and we were very happy and had a great time together. I live in Germany and he was stationed here...
    HisGirlForever HisGirlForever
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jul 1, 2010

    Relationships Are Like Rollarcoasters, Right?

    I haven't wrote a story in awhile, but here I go. So Me and my boyfriend, which is oversea's broke up. Yes, I broke up with him. I couldn't do it. I couldn't spend all this time waiting on him, though I really did love him. I felt like I was the one being tied down, waiting for...
    spicer10 spicer10
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Aug 25, 2010

    A Letter From My Soldier

    My Lady, You truely touch my heart and soul with your words of love. I was sewlling up with love and was starting to tear reading you sweet words. My whole body feel as if i have energy flowing through me. Your love is alive in me baby. Know that i will always do what...
    Burris001 Burris001
    31-35, F
    Oct 19, 2012

    Miss My Man In Afhan - Ist Timer

    Hi All, this is my first time as a Girlfriend missing her man deployed in Afghan. Its killin me. Is it really this bad the whole time he's away? Can anyone tell me it will get easier....I've got things planned to keep me busy, but right now all I feel like doing is hiding away...
    Marks1Girl Marks1Girl
    26-30, F
    9 Responses Apr 4, 2009

    Missing Him And Worry So Much...

    Hi everyone - I am new to this board and posting etc., but I feel like I have to find people that understand what I am going through because it is really hard. My soldier is someone that I dated for almost a year and a half, but our relationship was complicated because we are...
    jewelssunshine jewelssunshine
    3 Responses Aug 16, 2011

    My Soul Mate

    I had met that Love of my life on 6-1-2012 On yahoo. We hit it off I was so happy I had found a real Hero. That man, my Hero swept me off my feet. It was Love at fight sight for both of us. We spend hours together Every moment we had we were always together. Then News came last...
    Burris001 Burris001
    31-35, F
    Oct 4, 2012

    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

    My First Deployment

    My soldier has only been in Afghanistan for three weeks and I am going crazy. He bought a cellphone when he got there but never has time to call. He checks his e-mail daily but I never get one in return. Am I being crazy to think bad things? I don't know what to do. Does anyone...
    karen118119 karen118119
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Jul 7, 2009


    My name is Jessica! I'm 30, and my fiance is in Afghanistan! I have been completely supportive. In everything he does I'm always giving 110..everything was going good until recently he seems to attack me every time we talk for no reason he just lashes out at me he is so distant...
    Jessica50930 Jessica50930
    2 Responses Jul 18, 2013

    What's Normal???

    Like many of you on here, this is my first time dating an Army man. My man & I dated several years ago,before he was signed up in the Army, and just started talking again in January. Things got more serious a few months ago and I promised to stay faithful while he...
    jlj8101 jlj8101
    31-35, F
    1 Response May 10, 2009

    Help :(

    Today I got a phone call from my boyfriend. Like usual he only had around 3 minutes to talk. Everything started out fine telling eachother we love and miss eachother and then all the sudden he accused me of falling for my best guy friend. He sounded really sad and was like "I can...
    savorthekiss22 savorthekiss22
    18-21, F
    Dec 4, 2012

    I Miss Him..

    I miss my boyfriend so much. I'm sick of all of this. I hate always worrying and fearing for his safety. I Love my handsome man like crazy! It's been 4 months, 4-5 more left. I'm just so ready for this to be over. It's so hard without him here. I love you baby and miss you so...
    ArmyGirl6911 ArmyGirl6911
    1 Response Mar 13, 2013

    Distance Is Not Measured By The Miles But By The Heart!

    Hello, My name is Crystal and my soldier is in Afghanistan. I miss him so very much. This is my first time experiencing a deployment but not the first time he has been away for a while, however this will be the longest I have gone without being around him. I love it when I hear...
    takenbyasoldier08 takenbyasoldier08
    22-25, F
    3 Responses May 11, 2012

    Deployment Sucks!!!

    well just about 2 months down.... 7 more to go.. :*( falling in love is always a little scary but when your falling and that person isnt with you let alone insnt in the same country...ahhh.... i just wish i had him here with me i cant wait for his deployment to be up. im...
    USarmyGF801 USarmyGF801
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 30, 2012
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