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I Survived My First Deployment

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    WOW Would I Do It Again and I Said Hell Yeah Whenever N Where Ever U R I Am There By Yr Side!!!!!

    DO U KNOW WHAT IS SO FUNNY I THOUGHT I WOULD NEVER MARRY MY BEST FRIEND HE WILL PUT ME THROUGH HELL AND THEN JOING THE NAVY FOR A 6 YEAR TOUR OR MORE LOL BUT IT HAPPEN TO ME THE BROOKLYN CHIC LOL I DID ALL THOSE THINGS IF ANY ASK ME WOULD U GO THROUGH ALL THE EMOTIONS AGAIN I...
    michellemtjpjt michellemtjpjt 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 18, 2008

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    Not So Great Deployment

    our first deployment was awful! within the first 3 months he was in iraq we were getting a divorce.. by the time R&R came we didnt see each other at all. it wasnt till about 3 months before he was coming back (gone for a year) that we started talking again about the divorce and...
    ItsAnArmyWifeThang ItsAnArmyWifeThang 18-21, F 2 Responses May 5, 2011

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    I Survived

    Yes i survived - but my marriage didn't. He never trusted me in the first place and never allowed me to have a life, I think when he came back he couldn't handle his jealousy and I think he thinks I did stuff when he was away - I didn't. When he came back he was sooo aggressive...
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F 4 Responses Aug 10, 2008

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    Over And Over Again

    My husband has a job in the army that causes him to be gone a lot, sometimes for long periods of time. During our first thee years of marriage, he was deployed for two of them! It's hard but you get stronger I promise. You learn and are better prepared each and every time so hang...
    RachelAndLoves RachelAndLoves 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 13, 2012

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    This Is a Big Goal.

    I really hope I can make it through this. I guess I don't have it as bad as most girls here being I talk to and sometimes see my man daily (only because he is on the Carl Vinson and this ship's not going anywhere anytime soon). But not surviving this deployment had become a big...
    Mandy5367 Mandy5367 22-25, F Aug 11, 2008

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    Our First Deployment.... And I Can Use Your Help Ladies!!

    So my Marine left a month ago to Afghanistan and he will be deployed for 7 to 12 months... he asked me to wait and of course I agreed because I love him!! But what do you ladies do to survive?? I feel so alone and lost... :-( my girls want to take me out for a good time. And I...
    marinegf88 marinegf88 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 17, 2012

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    Our First Deployment

     my husband and i are on our second deployment now..the first one was last summer. we had just went on our first date then he went back to san diego. about ten days later he left on his first deployment. we had just became a couple and neither of us really knew what we were...
    WednesdayKalei WednesdayKalei 18-21, F Aug 10, 2009

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    We Survived

    We survived the 1st deployment, I won't lie it was tough, we definitely had ups & downs. We were even "on a break" when he came home in December, but now we are past all of that, he pcsed to Ft Bragg (from Vicenza, Italy) so I moved to NC with him. It has been hard adjusting to...
    gonnabemrsG gonnabemrsG 22-25, F May 25, 2011

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    I So Have

    It was only fo six months. I made itthrew the six months. Just by being busy. Jack was over in the Pacific Ocean. By Japan and some of those countrys. He came home last year, It was just nice that I was able to entertain him. With miss spelled words. In some of the e-mails that...
    acjf acjf 22-25, F Feb 6, 2011

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    MY Husband Will Be Home In 4 Days

      MY DH WILL BE HOME IN 4 DAYS AND IT IS SO EXCITING N SCARY AND ALL THOSE FEELINS IN BETWEEN I CAN NOT WAIT TO SEE HIM SOON HE MEANS EVRYTHING TO ME AND i AM MISSING HIM SO MUCH AND I CAN NOT TO KISS HIM AFTER 5 LONG MONTHS MISSING MY HUSBAND DEEPLY GO NAVY!!!!
    michellemtjpjt michellemtjpjt 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 7, 2008

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    Its Been 6 Months

    as many of you already know i joined this group almost 5 months ago and now its been 6 months since ive seen or been with my husband and its been hard and it came to the point where we didnt know wat to do anymore stay together or just end it but honest to god he was the one who...
    nenewifey nenewifey 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 21, 2008

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    Survived Ours

    We survived my first deployment, Iraq in 2004 and my second to Afghanistan in 2008. I am retired now but my daughter who is in the Guard has just left for her first deployment, it is so different being on this side of it. It give me even more appreciation for what my wife and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 3, 2012

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    Random Incidents

    Ever since I came home around 3 months ago every time I hear a loud thumping noise I react unnaturally. When I first got home my dog was scratching herself and subconsciously started thumping the bed, I woke up screaming because it sounded like a helicopter was coming straight...
    L1ghtz L1ghtz 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 25, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    Feel free to read guys.. However a little long winded, Haha this title is a bit over the top however fits the bill I guess... My first love is on the left next to me, excuse me for...
    lewismoore7 lewismoore7 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 1

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    Back in November my friends and I survived a near fatal rollover accident. I have no recognition of what happened. One of my friends was ejected about 50ft from the car and was...
    1mxv11 1mxv11 18-21, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I was in my first year of high school. He was a senior in the same homeroom of a boy that I was close friends with. I had gone to my friend's homeroom at the end of the day because...
    justnicky justnicky 36-40, F 1 hr ago

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    People think I'm a total snob because I don't talk to them first. I'm the quiet type that don't do talking to people first cause I think if I do approach first they'll think that I...
    RedThatDescribesMe RedThatDescribesMe 18-21, F Feb 16

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    This story is a long one so hang in there. This story is about my first love, kiss, hug, and happiness. This story is about my first love although I won't say her name. I will...
    Mynumberone12215 Mynumberone12215 13-15, M Feb 4

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    You're 14, or 15, or 16, maybe even a little younger. You have this obsession about dressing as a girl. One of the things that gets you excited is wearing high heels. I can tell...
    MiriamK MiriamK 56-60, T 5 Responses Feb 13

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    I learned to hold onto them while you have the chance. Don't be afraid to lose them, because if you are it could ruin everything. Something I also learned, is that first loves...
    Ladybugprincess Ladybugprincess 13-15, F Feb 15

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    After my first breakup, I distinctly remember sitting in the church at my brother's christening (in between my grandparents) sobbing my heart out and trying to be as discreet as...
    CeeBreeze CeeBreeze 22-25, F Jan 27

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    My first very painful break up was with my first love. He became everything to me, he was everything I had wanted in a guy since I was a little girl, the person I described when I...
    emmyloo29 emmyloo29 18-21, F Jan 31

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    I consider myself a bisexual guy. I had a few boyfriends in middle school. My first kiss was at 14 years old and my boyfriend and I ended up French kissing. Can't remember how it...
    html92 html92 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 2

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    I loved it ^_^ It was really scary, foreign in a way, and EMBARRASSING. I cried a little because of how scared and embarrassed I was in front of him. I mean we'd seen each other...
    ChildOfHarmony ChildOfHarmony 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 3

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    The thrill of that first love….that first step. Some things I don’t remember at all, like for how long I had a crush on her until that day. I know that we weren’t really...
    Synapse81 Synapse81 31-35, M 3 Responses Feb 6

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    I walked in my first day of kindergarten. I didn't know anyone, and I wasn't ready to meet anyone either. If anyone came near me I would flick them. I had strong fingers to, I had...
    purpainting7 purpainting7 16-17, F Feb 12

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    I want to share my first period story so it was raining outside and my cousins my brother and my crush and brothers friend deicited to go swimming in my cousins in ground pool so...
    Bubbles3333 Bubbles3333 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    This is not what i expected my first kiss would be :"( On winter vacationmy friends and I went to a bar, I was feeling a little dizzy and tired at that time so my friends went to...
    Joawe Joawe 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Well i guess everyone all had different experience,but my first crossdressing experience was when i was about 7 and i used to try on my mum cloths and shoes and bags and walk...
    princess221 princess221 22-25, T 3 days ago

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    I feel in order to fall in love, you need to know the person first. Although, I believe in attraction at first sight. For example, there is this junior I see everyday. I see him on...
    Ladybugprincess Ladybugprincess 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 28

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    The sad part is although my heart is broken I don't care because i'd suffer endlessly to see you happy. If that means you're happy with another woman than so be it. You mean more...
    cydneyxx cydneyxx 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 29

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    I remember my first time it was in my friend's house However this day I was bored and I was curious about smoking so I decided to smoke with them at first I felt nothing i got a...
    nmaghy nmaghy 18-21, F Jan 30

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    I am a college student, and was the vice principal's daughter in middle school and high school I was left alone but that didn't stop me from being an outcast because of my...
    CRizma7 CRizma7 18-21, F Jan 31

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    I used to believe in love at first sight but I don't anymore because no one can fall in love with someone's personality at first sight. It's not love, it's lust..
    MariexOkay MariexOkay 13-15, F Jan 31

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    First kiss? I haven't had mine yet. Now... When people hear this for the first time, they often make assumptions. They often think that I don't have a social life, but I do. I've...
    SayMinty SayMinty 13-15, M 2 Responses Feb 2

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    I started running as a young kid and been running ever since.. I have run 5k's all the time in support of this or that.. but this time I ran my first Nude 5K Something I wanted...
    sargem1911 sargem1911 36-40, M 1 Response Feb 5

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    I believe everyone should be treated as such first. We all are people WHO happened to be: Gay Straight Bi Trans Black White American International Religious Atheist Etc We all...
    NaomiSunJourney NaomiSunJourney 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 6

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    I have a Pretty rare first name, it's sounds to me like a real Nerdy or Dorky name, in my opinion that is. Anyway my first name is "Randal" also only with one "L"
    MilitaryHistoryNerd94 MilitaryHistoryNerd94 18-21, M 4 Responses Feb 7

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    My first French kiss/make out was last December. I was with a bunch of my friends at my house and we were watching Orange is the new black. It was late. We finished the whole...
    nathanlieblein nathanlieblein 13-15, M Feb 8

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    is love at first sight real? i met this man and i almost kissed him afer talking to him for five minutes. wtf? i dont know why. it was weird. is that love at first sight?
    Angel021389vancouver Angel021389vancouver 22-25, F Feb 9

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    Technically it isn't my first kiss cuz I kissed a girl when I was like 7, but this is my first kiss with a guy after realizing I'm gay. I was at a party and I we did this weird...
    carlo0907 carlo0907 13-15, M Feb 14

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    I have started my First Job, and I am enjoying it, haha I don't quite know what else to post, but I figured I would post it here because it's about My Experiences :) when your...
    Jshangle64 Jshangle64 18-21, M Feb 18

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    I posted my first entry, on my first blog just now.
    stayinspacin stayinspacin 36-40, F Feb 18

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    Wow this brings me way back...I was young, 14 or so. I had this beautiful blonde hair, blue eyed boyfriend, who was completely head over heals for me. Being the Bratty teen i was...
    SecretAngel6 SecretAngel6 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    When I was young mid 20's, I went to singapore, Malaysia and thai border. It was my first time to travel outside of my country. I was amazed how beautiful it is to see other...
    artistloft artistloft 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    Because you care is looks, No one falls in love with our Personality at first sight!
    iiEdieCupcakeii iiEdieCupcakeii 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 28

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    This is my first post my real name is Alison and I'm bi and am crazy so just message me , pretty bored
    craycray55 craycray55 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 29