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I Want to Make It Through This Deployment Half Way Sane.

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 124 People

    Im Already About to Lose It

    so my boyfriend leaves in four hours it will be the last time i get to hear his voice for four months yes the lovely sailor mail comes in handy but not having the every morning and every night him be that last one i  talk to breaks my heart i got on the plane to...
    skysthelimit skysthelimit 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 19, 2009

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    Some Days Seem Longer Than Others

    I never thought I would ever be capable of being on my own without my other half by my side. But I have for a year now. I know we have had our ups and downs and a brief split but we have made it so far. I can see the light at the end of the tunnel on most days. Four years and no...
    AmericanAngel04 AmericanAngel04 26-30 5 Responses Nov 10, 2008

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    My First Deployment.. His Second.

    I've never know anyone in this situation nor do I have any family members in the military to take insightful advice from. I'm a week into this and I feel like I've been emotionally "unstable" (I guess you could say) for the past month. The weeks leading up to the day he left and...
    Lettucebehappy Lettucebehappy 26-30, F 2 Responses May 8, 2013

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    Just 5 Days Left

    my boyfriend and i met in a very strange way...some people think its cute...the only reason i ever said one word to him was because he was making fun of a band that i was in love with in 2006...he was in boot camp and says he had nothing better to do then to make fun of them...so...
    skysthelimit skysthelimit 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 15, 2009

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    I Already Miss Him

    Me and my boyfriend have been dating for 7 months. A good friend thought we would be perfect for each other and she was right. We laugh all the time. Sure we have our up and downs, but its worth it in the end... His deployment is for 6 months. He doesn't even know where he is...
    joychaos joychaos 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 11, 2011

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    Im A Young Mom And Just Found Out My Fiance.is Getting Deployed

    I can't believe it when I got the news today that my finance is getting deployed in May i felt like i couldn't breath like it was a nightmare and i couldn't wake up i cried as soon as i read the text from him and my mind went to my unborn child and thinking what he was going to...
    Butterflygirl0319 Butterflygirl0319 18-21, F Nov 3, 2012

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    As I'm Getting Ready To Drive Away From The Flight Line He Says "if You Can't Stop Crying, Please Pull Over".

    August 16th 2010: As I'm dropping my handsome airman off at the flight line he says "if you cant stop crying, please pull over". I didn't stop crying, nor did I pull over. I continued to drive home with endless tears streaming down my face knowing I wont be...
    nicoletodd3 nicoletodd3 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 16, 2010

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    So Glad To Have Found This Group...

    Wow! This is definitely the kind of group I've been looking for.  A little about me:  I'm 23 years old.  Met my sailor in early November and quickly fell for him.  He was very up front with me about his job and that he would be deploying soon, which I...
    LyndsJ LyndsJ 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 18, 2010

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    10/26 Now Its 10/29

    If the distance between us wasn't hard enough, I can't even begin the countdown until he comes home. He told me he was deploying Friday, now they have switched it to Monday. I haven't seen him in over 4 weeks, and I won't see him until he comes back. As awful as it sounds, I...
    MiPromesa MiPromesa 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 23, 2012

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    2nd Time Around

    It has been about a week now since I found out that my boyfriend will be deploying for a second time since we have been together, his 4th deployment.  The first time was difficult.  We hadn't been together to long but I knew right away that he was something special and...
    vlynnw vlynnw 36-40 1 Response Jul 8, 2010

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    Well he finally left.

    .. 9 months. It feels really weird. It doesn't feel real, plus we didn't leave on the best of terms
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 26

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    Today

    well my boyfriend hasnt even left on his deployment yet. but its hard already....with all the extra training he's going through. (he leaves january 4th)....n recently havent been able to talk....RARELY...its been days....but.... today before work i was wandering through the mall...
    sugarbean021 sugarbean021 22-25 2 Responses Dec 14, 2009

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    Navy Girlfriend Needing Advice

    i just started dating a guy in the navy a month ago and i know that he has a month long deployment in may but he hasnt talked to me or texted me back since tuesday people have told me that they do work ups before they go on deployments could that be what happened??
    jasonsgirl010 jasonsgirl010 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 19, 2010

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    I Actually Kind Of Like This....

    Ok, let me explain. lol My sailor is currently stationed in Naples, Italy and he will be there for about 2-3 years, he's been there for a little over 4 months so far. Most definitely its a hard experience but the distance and this experience so far has made us grow so very much...
    BAMlover89 BAMlover89 18-21, F May 4, 2010

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    I Pray I Will Make It Through This Deployment

    being a young mother, 21, and married to the most amazing man ever has been the best experience of my life. 5 years now. i have had my husband by my side. until now. he is currently deployed to iraq. I feel completely lost. I find myself crying all day long. depressed. I have...
    mpwifey09 mpwifey09 22-25 Aug 6, 2009

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    Deployment Next Month

    Well this is the first time since i've been with my boyfriend that he's being deployed. I'm not really sure what to expect besides not being able to talk to him as often and being lonely without seeing him for a whole 6 months. His last gf who he was engaged to broke up with him...
    mjessica mjessica 16-17, F 6 Responses Feb 10, 2010

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    January

     My fiance is being deployed January 2nd I've been preparing myself for this and we figured it was a 6 month deployment and he would be home in June wed get married in July and me move there in time to start school in late August. He found out today that they're talking...
    bsmith437 bsmith437 18-21 2 Responses Dec 5, 2009

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    I Know That I Can/will Make It Through

    It's not going to be easy, but I believe with all of my heart it'll be worth it in the end. My bf leaves for deployment in about 2 weeks and I'm nervous. As the time gets closer, emotionally I've begun to get more anxious. I've spoken with my big sister and she has been giving me...
    Sassychef23 Sassychef23 31-35, F Dec 20, 2012

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    I Just Wish This Wasn't Happening.

    I never thought I could miss someone so much. Jared got to call me today and all I could do was cry. I hate myself for not staying strong for him. He deserves someone who will keep him happy. All I can do is cry. I miss him so much, but I feel so guilty for being sad. He's the...
    alyssabraun alyssabraun 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 24, 2011

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    Cutest Video...

    My man is deployed right now, and even though we don't have any children (yet!) this little girl just tuggs at my heart strings. WARNING: It WILL make you cry and you WILL NOT be able to stop watching...
    Papillon86 Papillon86 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 6, 2010

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    Doing Better Than I Ever Thought

    Don't get me wrong, it's hard. Harder than I ever thought possible but Im making it through.. I's been 2 1/2 months since I had to drop him off at the airport and go about my day at work trying not to cry all over my patients. I try to remind myself that I was lucky to spend...
    CorpsCutie1204 CorpsCutie1204 18-21 1 Response Jan 27, 2012

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    It's been one month since she left me. I get to see the kids a lot but it's not the same. She has already moved on with her life and it's just a matter of time before she finds the...
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