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I Want to Hear Your Story, Military Girlfriends

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    Our Love Is Army Strong

    So here's my story.. When I met Kevin just a short time ago he told me that he was in the Army and would soon deploy. I knew this guy was amazing but didn't see how it would work because I never thought I could be strong enough to love someone in the military. We fell so hard...
    armylove2 armylove2 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 11, 2010

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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 Nov 3, 2011

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    What Is Christmas Exodus?

    Hi, everyone! It has officially been two weeks since my Mathew left for BCT. This week has definitely been better than last-although I still miss him so much. I wrote a four page letter this morning-and got some pictures printed off today. I also bought some envelopes and tons of...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 16, 2012

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    My Story :)

    First off, I just want to clarify that I'm a wife, no longer a girlfriend, but there really aren't as many support groups on here for wives as there are girlfriends so that's why I'm on here! Plus the experience, although different, has so many similarities. I met Mike in May of...
    RachelAndLoves RachelAndLoves 26-30, F 4 Responses Oct 13, 2012

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    Early Christmas Surprise!!!!

    Ok so I live in Florida and my boyfriend is in BT at Fort Benning Georgia and his Graduation is Dec. 14 and family day Dec. 13. Before he left on Oct. 3 we talked about how I wouldn't be able to afford a plain ticket to go, and he would be fine just coming home to me. Well...
    YaYa9216 YaYa9216 18-21, F Dec 8, 2011

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    Myyearbook, Mysoldier, My Love

    My fiance and i met on the website myyearbook (before it became meet me) we met as...umm shall we say "friends", the kind you send really sexy pictures too. We started out this way because in his past experience and mine, that's all people want. Come to find out he really liked...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 30, 2012

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    A Guy Talking On Two Cell Phones

     I was doing an internship in West Africa. I was living alone for the most part when I was in the capital city working alone. I decided I would go down to the Embassy for some good old fashioned American food. While I was there sitting watching the only TV available to me a...
    imissmygreendot imissmygreendot 22-25 2 Responses Mar 28, 2009

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    Please All Military Girlfriends, Fiances, Wives, And Significant Others Read This!!!!

    My name is Veronica. I might have talked with some of you, but I know that there is a lot that I don't know and haven’t had the privilege of meeting. Due to this, I will tell you my story. I had the most amazing perfect boyfriend I could ever ask for. He respected me, cared...
    Vero18 Vero18 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 14, 2013

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    Here's My Story

    so I met my boyfriend Alec when I was 17 and I was a senior in high school and so was he when we met I was in a relationship with somebody else but he was abusing drugs and Alec showed me what I could have. We've been through everything together I was heartbroken when I found out...
    christinaleeherrera christinaleeherrera 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 7, 2013

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    You Have The Right To Be Informed!

    While I fully understand that this may and WILL cause controversy, I FIRMLY believe that as Americans and Military spouses, YOU have the RIGHT to know what's going on. I am prepared for ignorant and stupid comments, so bring 'em on! Here are 138 examples of Barack Obama’s lying...
    bnsjms bnsjms 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 27, 2013

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    Being A Military Girlfriend....

    I am the girlfriend of an Army Military Police specialist. As of January 2014, we will have been dating for a year. We started talking right after he returned from his 6 month deployment, in late November 2013. He has seen and confided in me many things he is very wary to talk...
    elle327 elle327 18-21 Nov 26, 2013

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    My Hero

    So I met my soldier online. He was already deployed in afghanistan. We met on this site for preppers (people who prepare for natural disasters etc) not a dating site. We just started talking and we fell instantly in love. At the time I had a boyfriend who was treating me like...
    lovelysunny lovelysunny 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 27, 2011

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    Well...I met my marine,

    Garrett when we were both in middle school. We dated several times in high school, but couldn't make it work for some reason. I went off to college and he stayed home to join the marine corps. I went home to one of our high school football games, the first and only time I ever...
    mackenzie29 mackenzie29 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 27, 2013

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    Time

    I met the love of my life by chance. We spend all of our time together when we can & we are always talking. With him being a Marine, it gets hard. The letters don't substitute. The phone calls make you miss him more, & when you finally do get to see him it's worth it. Being a...
    Ksn95 Ksn95 18-21, F Oct 3, 2012

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    I'm New To The Site, And Trying To Get Through Our First Deployment

    Hi ladies! I literally just joined this site, Im looking for some girls who understand what I am going through. I am only 19, and I don't really know any other military girlfriends. It can be very difficult not having anyone to talk to who understands a deployment! In august I...
    heathergreer2003 heathergreer2003 18-21, F 6 Responses May 24, 2010

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    If I'm having a hard time with basic training,

    how will I handle deployment??
    Nobodysdaughter10 Nobodysdaughter10 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 15

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    How I Met The Love Of My Life And My Soldier <3

    Actually, its crazy how my boyfriend and I met. Our moms had a class together for Law and my boyfriends mom and my mom had become really close in the class and one day my boyfriends mom mentioned something about hooking her son up with me. My mom just kind of shrugged it off and...
    Kass617xoxo Kass617xoxo 18-21, F Oct 9, 2012

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    Luv My Military Man

    I am a hard working manager of a wonderful man who was recently deployed to Afghanistan.  This is my first deployment, so I am always learning something new about the military.  I had my doubts about sticking with my man when he first told me he was leaving, but after...
    luvmymilitaryman luvmymilitaryman 31-35 2 Responses May 14, 2009

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    Dating With Military Soldiers.

    It is well known that soldiers are rarely have the time to go to a girlfriend, and seldom have time to meet my friends and relatives. They are very hard, and exercise every day, in order to better to return the motherland. For the motherland contribute their youth, their love...
    uniformedate uniformedate 26-30, M Mar 11, 2013

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    Proud Army Girlfriend; Hooah.

    I'm Emily, and this is my story as an Army Girlfriend.It all happened so fast. He was a friend of a friend (of a friend?) and just so happened to join the group in our New Years Eve celebrations. We exchanged numbers, but I debated calling him for a few days. I eventually did and...
    eoakley eoakley 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 9, 2012

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    My Very Own Love Story............

    My dads a marine and I’ve known AJ my whole life we grew up together and that was only possible because our dads are best friends. AJ has been my best friend from the beginning we went through the stages of hating boys and girls except it never applied to us because he was AJ...
    Storm25 Storm25 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 11, 2012

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    My Prince Charming:)

    I was going to a friends' graduation a year and a half ago. A couple friends and I decided to grab some coffee at a nearby McDonalds. Since one of the girls I was with worked there we got a discount.We walked in, ordered our Mocha Frappes, and while we were waiting my friend...
    lilmisskayla lilmisskayla 18-21 Jan 27, 2013

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    If U Are A Military Girlfriends Or Boyfriends

    If U Are A Military Girlfriends If you are a military girlfriends, please forgive soldiers don't understand romantic, don't understand humor, don't know if your dress is beautiful, have no time to accompany you shopping for nice clothes, don't have time to...
    uniformedate uniformedate 26-30, M 2 Responses Mar 12, 2013

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    My Soldier.

    I met my soldier through my best friend my freshmen year of high school. He dated her for awhile then they broke up and well that's how the story goes. But no I went out with him for like a week sophomore year and didn't do anything else with him until my senior year. We became...
    civilgirl24 civilgirl24 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 16, 2010

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    It's so hard not having friends

    who understands being with a guy in the military. I feel like they don't get it. It would be nice to actually have friends who understand and know what it's like. Even my own family doesn't seem to understand or take it seriously. ????
    aslayton15 aslayton15 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 28

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    Memories

    Was walking out of work last night going to my car & i got a flashback of my babe standing there waiting to surprise me & pick me up like he has done multiple times before. Except i imagined him if he were somehow magically there now & in uniform. Made me grin & I was so happy...
    AirmansAngel107 AirmansAngel107 18-21, F Aug 28, 2012

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    My Soon To Be Marine

    My Fiance Jeremy and I met on May 6 2011... I was going through the hardest time of my life, I had to switch schools, I was severely depressed, had PTSD, and was dealing with the after math of molestation... Jeremy and I had started talking on FB about two weeks before he invited...
    kelseymaggi15 kelseymaggi15 16-17, F Sep 10, 2012

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    "army Strong".....us Girlfriends Made That Quote Happen!

    This summer my boyfriend decided to persue his dreams and join the military. He signed the papers and the deed is done so he goes to boot camp June 29th. I'm truly happy for him because he is happy and excited about joining and serving so support him and i will wait for him. I am...
    hannahwuvsdillon hannahwuvsdillon 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 3, 2010

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    The Not So Happy Times

    So you can read the blogs, look at the forums and read as many post from Google that you want to however, until you actually get into the relationship with a military man, you just don't realize just how much it can difficult. The long days, nights & years w/out the one that...
    Sassychef23 Sassychef23 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 24, 2012

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    Im The "not" Girlfriend Of A Marine.

    My name is Ashlee, and i met the most AMAZING guy almost 3 years ago. I was only 15 at the time so the likely hood of us being together seemed very unlikely but i still had my secret hopes. I just got out of a very bad and very emotionaly abusive relationship so i was very...
    ashbear101 ashbear101 18-21, F Oct 11, 2012

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    How I Met My Solider Zach =]

    It was a Friday night at the end of August, and me and my girlfriends decided we were going to go out and celebrate one of their birthdays at a bar. We were all hanging out and having a great time. A group of guys all from different branches of the military started to talk to us...
    Zachsgirl090712 Zachsgirl090712 22-25, F Oct 17, 2012

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    How Do You Plan To Marry Your Soldier???!!

    DLGMORRIS95!!! I was actually writing this on your board because you alwayss give out good advice lol...but I ran out of room lol && then I figured why not see how everyone else had/has their plans to loool... OK SO ANYWHO... I know there are alot of newly soon-to-be wives or...
    purplelily13 purplelily13 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 17, 2012

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    I Miss My Recruit And I'm Not Afraid To Say That This Sucks!

    Hello ladies, Well my boyfriend and I have been together for a year and a half. We met on Facebook...the modern day Match.com I guess! I accidentally sent him an invite to my graduation party, he asked me why I invited him and I honestly didn't know what to say because I don't...
    AutumnJ00 AutumnJ00 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 16, 2012

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    Question About Military Ball

    Do veterans who have been deployed twice but are now back home get to attend military ball?
    Vero18 Vero18 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 22, 2013

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    Fell In Love With a Soldier

    I guess I'll start at the beginning. I met my boyfriend through his younger brother, who I'd known for a few years. Back in November of 2008 G. was home on 2-week leave, which I've decided to rename '2-week tease'. J. his younger brother, and I work for the same bar owner. I...
    allynally allynally 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 19, 2009

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    I need to hear them!!

    & get through this He left Feb 18th to Fort Sill & I miss him more everyday. Never would I cheat. I haven't heard anything from him for 2 weeks.
    dnichholee7 dnichholee7 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 11

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    It Really Was A Fairytale Moment

    I moved to Savannah GA to be near my sister who was getting more and more pregnant and was being stationed with her husband here at HAAF. I wanted to be near her and my niece. I never thought I would date a soldier and certainly had no plans to date anyone at the time. I attended...
    mbrooksg mbrooksg 22-25, F 5 Responses Mar 21, 2012

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    Our Story

    My name is Sarah and i am an army girlfriend, my boyfriend is a soldier for the Canadian Army and I am college student. That on its own is hard enough, but our story is a little more complicated than that. My boyfriend and I live on opposite sides of the country. As many army...
    frenchie93 frenchie93 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 6, 2011

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    In the Winter of 2004,

    Arlene and I met during our first year of High School. We quickly became friends, and then best friends soon thereafter. In our Sophomore year we admitted to each other that we had feelings for one another, but we were each too scared to act on those feelings. During our Junior...
    SociologicallyMe SociologicallyMe 22-25, F Jan 16

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    Marines Girlfriend

    I'm 17 a Jr. in high school and me and my boyfriend of 10 months are unofficially engaged. (we don't have parent approval). He left for parris island and is officially a marine but he doesn't come home you'll saturday. Things are going to be hard to see him again because I don't...
    Love26MyMarine Love26MyMarine 16-17, F 3 Responses Sep 3, 2012

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    US Army

    So I've been thinking about joining the Army for a long time now. I guess I could say I've been wanting to become a soldier ever since I was in the 10th grade. I used to watch ROTC in my High School march, and I always wanted to join them. After graduating finally, I walked into...
    cadet2 cadet2 22-25, M Jul 13, 2013

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    I Feel Alone.

    My hero hasn't left yet...I still haven't seen him in three weeks though. Still, that's not really why I feel so alone today. Mostly it comes from past experiences. I have dated 3 marines. The first, happened as a result of prom. I needed a date and my friend was dating a...
    frankiewalkingdeadgirl frankiewalkingdeadgirl 16-17, F Apr 2, 2009

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    This Is My Story!

    My boyfriend will be leaving for basics soon. He wants to join the marines. We are a young couple. He is 18, and I am 17. We have been together for 2 months today. I know most people will think that our relationship will not amount to anything because we are young. I have been...
    Vero18 Vero18 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 7, 2012

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    Please Tell Me I Am Not Alone...

    I am 22 yrs old and my boyfriend is a 20yr old in the Army. We met through mutual friends and started out just talking on FB and skyping once a week while he was deployed. I did not think anything would come of our new found friendship and I would just be a friend for him to have...
    ArmyWife1115 ArmyWife1115 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 14, 2012

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    Soldiers Coming Home...

    I met Justin literally days before his deployment. We jumped into our relationship due to we were just crazy for one another. He deployed to Afghanistan after only being in the Army 4 months. He is an airborne infantry soldier. I knew the chances of him never returning home were...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 13, 2012

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    How To Meet Single Military Men

    Really there is something about at home security uniforms. Yes, military uniforms, that is. This is a real wonder to see pure, scraping the people wear uniforms seems to be more attractive to women than the average person in a suit or shirt and jeans a plan. And this is probably...
    uniformedate uniformedate 26-30, M 5 Responses Mar 14, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    I recently sent my first letter to my boyfriend. Is it normal to feel confused in feelings while he is away? I am nervously awaiting a response and thinking of sending another...
    dlewis19 dlewis19 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 8

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    "A glimpse into the life of an Army Wife" I was pleasantly surprised this year when I put my boys on the baseball team off post. It was a much better program than the previous...
    StunningPhoenix StunningPhoenix 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 22

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    You know you're a military sweetheart when... 1. You roll your eyes when girls complain about not seeing their bf's for 3 days. 2. You talk all in abbreviations and nobody knows...
    MarinesGirl94 MarinesGirl94 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 23

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    My military boyfriend is an army ranger. For those of you who don't know what that is, it basically means there are a lot of secrets due to their clearance level. I don't know when...
    lovemealways111 lovemealways111 22-25, F Dec 13

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