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I Will Get Through This Deployment

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    Care Package Ideas

    My boyfriend is finally headed to the base he will be staying at in Korea for a year. I want to send him a care package as soon as he gets an address. I was wondering what ideas any of you girls have out there for cute/sweet/nice ideas. I know I'll prob send him some of his...
    EmilyJames22 EmilyJames22 18-21 Apr 20, 2011

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    Royal Air Force Wife

    I was just thinking how nice it is to be able to communicate with our loved ones while they were away. We all miss our boyfriends girlfriends and husbands and wivess but you know just think how lucky we are with the technology that there is today. It used to be it could take...
    AmericanAngel04 AmericanAngel04 26-30 May 8, 2008

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    Its Hard But I Love Him

    I don't get to see my boyfriend everyday, and the other girls in school drive me crazy. Happy couples make me so jealous its stupid. My boyfriend is not deployed yet but he will be in a few months, i feel like we never have a weekend to ourselves because he always has to go away...
    11Bgirlfriend 11Bgirlfriend 16-17 5 Responses Oct 6, 2010

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    I Don't Know How To Cheer Him Up, And I Feel Helpless :(

    Hi all —My boyfriend and I are on day 34 of his nine-month deployment to Afghanistan. We've had some ups and downs so far, particularly on my end, but we've supported each other and we're ok. Luckily, we've been able to Skype pretty much every day, and we haven't gone more than...
    eryenne eryenne 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 5, 2011

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    And So It Begins

    And so begins my fiance's first deployment. We have been together for 3 and a half years. He was not in the military when we started dating, and by the time he joined I as already head over heals in love with him. I knew since I was a teenager that I never wanted to live this...
    psox16 psox16 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 19, 2011

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    Lets Chit Chat!

    Hey ya'll! I just wanted to share a Facebook page with you ladies. It pretty new and up in coming. So go and like our page I promise you wont regret it.Any suggestion of what you would like to see is more then welcome! I cant wait to hear from you there!!http://www.facebook.com...
    kbiard kbiard 18-21, F Apr 30, 2012

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    Thank You To All The Faithful Spouses, Girl Friends, Etc...

    I am a single female Soldier, and it inspires me to see so many civilian women on here being supportive while their Soldiers are deployed! I have plenty of friends and comrades that go home to a cheating spouse or to find out that their spouse has taken all their belongings and...
    ladykagome06 ladykagome06 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 11, 2013

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    Just Said, "See You Later"

    It's been a whirlwind, this whole deployment thing. Reality has just set in, that I can't p/u my phone and call him. We said, "see you later," on saturday and I think through all of our 6 year relationship, this was the hardest. But I will get through this deployment...
    armyhasmyheart armyhasmyheart 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 27, 2008

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    He is already falling apart

    but I'll be strong for the both of us. It's his Second we can all of a sudden he wants to pick a fight over everything. And when I break it down to him that this is going to happen from time to time he just gets mad. He feels as if it will be easy for me to just leave him while...
    angelbaby187 angelbaby187 22-25, F Aug 6

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    Anyone Out There With A Soldier In Afghan?

    My boyfriend is being deployed to Afghan in September I believe. And he was told he will not be able to have his phone. How much will we be able to communicate? And how long do letters usually get from the US to Afghanistan? He's National Guard Military Police, if that makes...
    armylove2012 armylove2012 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 31, 2012

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    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

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    Ups And Downs

    My boyfriend and I are currently going through our first deployment. I don't know much about what he's doing, just that are communication is very very minimal. I go through long periods of time where I really feel ok, and then I have 3 or 4 days in a row where I feel very...
    olivia88 olivia88 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 25, 2012

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    Last Month of Deployment.

    So my Husband has been deployed since Feb.10th 2008. We have one more month left on this deployment. I have been feeling more anxious than ever. We got married Aug. 13th of 07' and this week I will have to spend our first Anniversary alone =(. I am so ready for him to be home so...
    miranda81307 miranda81307 19-21, F 1 Response Aug 10, 2008

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    Another Letter From My Solider

    Lady, This is a beautiful card and I love You Debbie, I have given myself to you baby, I am trusting that you are true to me and that our love will last our life time. I am letting go the pains and lies from the past and trusting that you will love me as you say you do. I...
    Burris001 Burris001 31-35, F Oct 31, 2012

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    My Sailor.my Hero

    Come check out my facebook support page, My Sailor.My Hero!!! We do giveaways, play games and answer questions/advice! help us reach 2,500 followers for our next GIVEAWAY! (the last prize was a pandora style Navy bracelet, so stay tuned for our next one!) COME JOIN US! www...
    caitc91 caitc91 18-21, F Oct 24, 2012

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    Confused About His First Deployment

    So the guy i've been with for the past two years just left the other day on his first deployment. The past few weeks have been beyond rough and now I'm not even exactly sure what to think or feel or even where we stand. Two weeks ago, completely out of the blue my boyfriend and I...
    zaz0001 zaz0001 22-25 3 Responses May 24, 2011

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    Knots In My Stomach!!!! So Can't Sleep :(

    Ugh Monday is rounding the corner!!! So scared and nervous, never been thru a deployment before, never felt these feelings, I am so scared for him.... I know he is great at his job, and I have so much trust in him that he will come home safe.... Not sure how to deal with these...
    Ampantlin Ampantlin 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 18, 2012

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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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    Hello Everyone!!!

    Hello everyone my husband have been gone now for 3 months and 3 more to go all I can say is to keep the faith and pray that they are going to come home safe and just  pray for yr husbands and his other friends and all of the troops out their who is fighting a good...
    michellemtjpjt michellemtjpjt 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 27, 2008

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    Totally Lost!

    Hi ladies, Well my man isn't deployed yet, he is actually still in bootcamp. I just wanted to get to know some people and hear about your experiences so I am more prepared. What is the longest your man has been deployed? Where did he go? Do you ever worry about him being...
    AutumnJ00 AutumnJ00 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 17, 2012

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    On My Own

    I've told my soldier, that I will wait for him while he is deployed to Afghan. But the thought scares me. Being alone without my loved one, certain woman needs, and the complete panic I get from worrying. None of my family or friends think I can do it. That I can wait. But I want...
    armylove2012 armylove2012 18-21, F Jul 28, 2012

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    My Sanity !!

    I AM GOING TO MAKE IT THROUGH THIS. THAT LINE GETS HARDER AND HARDER TO SAY WITH A POSITIVE ATTITUDE. I KNEW THIS WAS GOING TO BE HARD BUT IT KEEPS GETTING HARDER. I LOVE MY HUSBAND AND HE LOVES BEING IN THE NATIONAL GUARD SO I'M TRYING TO BE POSITIVE FOR HIM. TODAY WAS A LONG...
    Utahngwife Utahngwife 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 28, 2008

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    Almost There

    At the beginning of his deployment I thought that it was going to go by so slow, but now it seems like the months have just flown by. Now its only a few months till i get to see my baby and have him home for good!! Im so excited i cant contain it!! If your at the start of a...
    USarmyGF801 USarmyGF801 18-21, F Oct 23, 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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    My Marine Is Getting Deployed.

    We are from a small country town and he leaves in November right after his schooling/training. This is going to be the hardest thing I've ever had to go..anyone going through a deployment and would be willing to talk?. I'm a wreck...he's my best friend.
    marinegirlfriendUSMC marinegirlfriendUSMC 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 12, 2012

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    Roughly 75 Days To Go

    I am currently on day 200 of his 275 day deployment and i am beginning to feel like im on the home stretch. We have dropped below a hundred days which being a semi needy g/f i never thought id make it this long lol but they say love conquers all. This has been the hardest thing i...
    southernbell34 southernbell34 22-25, F Oct 16, 2012

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    Love Can Survive Any Test.

    This is our 2nd deployment. He will be home August 2010. I have 13 months to go.. He is my best friend. My heart and soul.. Being without him hurts like hell, but this is just a test of our love for each other. Every deployment is hard, but when you love someone as much as I love...
    DogTagKindaGirl DogTagKindaGirl 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 21, 2009

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    Today I had a convo with a lovely young lady in

    the same boat as me and my Marine in more ways then one and it turned my "Rough day" back in to a great day. Today is day 20 of our Kuwait deployment. Leaving 183days to go. Long story short. My hectic day of prepping my son for school wasn't a task that I saw me doing alone...
    angelbaby187 angelbaby187 22-25, F Aug 16

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    Deployment #1

    Well me and my fiancee have only been together for almost 4 months. This deployment **** is so hard. When I found this website, it was completely on accident. I'm glad I did though because now I really know I'm not the only girl going through this. I never thought I could be so...
    armywife3306 armywife3306 16-18, F 2 Responses Feb 26, 2008

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    Am I Losing Him?

    IT HAS BEEN 3 MONTHS AND 2 DAYS SINCE I LAST SEEN MY SOILDER, THIS IS MY 1ST DEPLOYMENT WITH HIM, THIS IS HIS 3RD DEPLOYMENT. HE HAS BEEN IN AFGHANISTAN SINCE MARCH 5TH AND AT 1ST HE TOLD ME THAT WE WOULD TALK EVERYDAY IF THATS THE LAST THING HE COULD DO. WE WOULD TALK OR SKYPE...
    sockiron sockiron 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 24, 2013

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    He Stopped Talking To Me...I Am So Confussed!!

    I am new here and found this site while googling. Because I am so confussed and lost. My boyfriend is deployed, and everything has been for the most part good and managable up until this point. We communicate fairly regulary, we are on the last month and two days ago he just...
    cb2345 cb2345 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 20, 2013

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    All I Can Do Is Keep My Head Up

      Well me and my boyfriend have been together for 2 and 1/2 years and he just left for his first deployment in February to go to Fort Hood in Texas and at the end of march he got to come home for 4 days before he went over to Iraq, As of right now he is in Kuwait doing a...
    ilovemysolider ilovemysolider 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 8, 2008

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    1 Month Down, 8 More To Go...need Ideas For Books To Read!

    My boyfriend and I live together and now he has been deployed for almost a month. Like they say its getting easier with every week that goes by. One thing that I found that helps the time go by more quickly is reading. Do any of you know any books that have to do with military...
    Kwoods15 Kwoods15 22-25 Jul 10, 2012

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    Hello ALL!!Ive been having a rough time lately

    so I though I would get back on here to keep me busy. It seemed to help a lot when my husband was in basic and when he deployed the 1st time. I have been an Army wife for3 yrs now and we are at our 2nd duty station in Germany and I love it! We am currently 6 months into our 2nd...
    acola420 acola420 22-25, F Jan 29

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    Operational Tour

     m y son left in march for his 7month tour of afghanistan, leaving behind a loving family, a beautiful fiance and a gorgeous 3day old baby boy..we have 80 days left now and cant wait to get him home..his fiance and i have become so close these last few months, supporting...
    3scots 3scots 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 20, 2009

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    Deployment

         This is so hard.      I am going to do this.       I will be strong.       If not for me, then I will be strong for him.       Even though I am letting this...
    jlove jlove 31-35, F 6 Responses Oct 20, 2007

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    Today marks the 47th day of his deployment.

    ... For some reason it feels like just yesterday that I was in his arms. Babe please come back home soon.
    AMarinesGirl0401 AMarinesGirl0401 22-25, F Nov 4

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    My Sailor.my Hero

    Hey all you Navy girlfriends, fiances, wives, boyfriends, husbands, etc!!!!!! Come on over to My Sailor.My Hero on Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/MySailor.MyHero We are a group for any and all Navy s/os and family members! We love sharing stories and pictures, answering...
    caitc91 caitc91 18-21, F Dec 9, 2012

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    Half Of My Heart Is Deployed... <3

    He left in July. We weren't a couple then. A coupla what? Sorry there's my sense of humor. I've known my boyfriend since I was 15 years old. He actually dated my best friend for a few months in high school. Gotta love HS relationships. Now 11 years later, here we go. I love him...
    HisArmyWife2Be13 HisArmyWife2Be13 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 8, 2011

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    I am staying deployment strong.

    I love you baby forever and always 😘
    AMarinesGirl0401 AMarinesGirl0401 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 6

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    The Waiting Never Stops

    My brother deployed for the first time in August of 2009 to Iraq. The first deployment was really hard for me. I was a senior in high school and my brother had always been someone I had aspired to impress. It was like I had always needed his approval in everything I did. So his...
    meljo992 meljo992 18-21, F Sep 16, 2012

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    A Poem For My Man, My Hero :)

    A repeating dream** My life is never planned or set a certain way I just simply live day by day Not once has a day been repeated But that has now been defeated now one thing is set in place everyday I yearn to see your face I think of all the times we had And each moment...
    USarmyGF801 USarmyGF801 18-21, F Jul 22, 2012

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    My First Deployment

    starts tommorrow my husnband is getting deployed tommorrow and im looking to meet other marine wives that know what im going through
    Missy8698 Missy8698 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 5, 2008

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    Deployments Suck!

    My husband, a SSgt in the Air Force, left last Monday (May 19th, 08) for Qatar. Tomorrow will be 1 week. I finally heard from him yesterday (Sat.). I'm very glad he's only going to be gone for 4 months. He was next in line to deploy and it was either this one (he volunteered for...
    OregonsMisfit OregonsMisfit 31-35, F 3 Responses May 25, 2008

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    1st Deployment

    My boyfriend and I had been close friends for a while before getting together. After not seeing each other for about a year, we decided to hang out while he was home on R&R this summer. Well, things happened and we decided we'd be dumb not to be together. We're crazy about one...
    eebrown2010 eebrown2010 18-21 1 Response Aug 9, 2012

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    From One Marine Wife to Another...

    Ladies... a marine wife once told me what it meant to be a military wife, and it has helped me so much, as well as inspire me to be a stronger person inside and out. My husband left only 4 weeks ago for our first deployment; and each day I hang on to the only words...
    gruntwife03 gruntwife03 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 27, 2008

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    I Will Not Let The Army Beat Me

    i will get through this deployment. i will be there for my soldier. the army cannot take away my love for him. i will not let this beat our relationship into nothing. i will get through this deployment.
    soldiersgirl20 soldiersgirl20 18-21 1 Response Aug 11, 2010

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    Hey girls. I have not posted here in a while.

    Me and my boyfriend are doing great. The only problem is that he is deployed. He got deployed a while ago like a year and a half ago and he has been coming home here and there. we have been through the worst and the best times together. We had a low point where we took a break...
    kseniyasamsonik kseniyasamsonik 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 6

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    22 Days Untile Home

    My boyfriend deployment is done today .He going back to his station then he be home on leave for a month .I have not seen him for 2 years .I made it throw the ups and down the mood swings breaking up getting back togeather.I cant wait to see what comes next for me and him .
    kellner27 kellner27 18-21, F Aug 15, 2012

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    Is It the Deployments That Really Suck?

    It seems to me that  one cant go on any army site or icon site without finding a shirt or icon that reads "Deployments Suck" I mean here I go looking for shirts, pins, bumper stickers, and whatever else that has a saying that supports our army and wah lahh "...
    survivingdeployment survivingdeployment 16-18, F 4 Responses Jan 18, 2008

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    Marine Girls

    Being a Marine girlfriend, fiancee or wife is a tough job. There are times when we don't always agree with the pain and suffering that we have to go through, but it is so worth it. It is worth it when we think about how tough his job really is, especially during deployments when...
    SgtsWife1 SgtsWife1 19-21, F 5 Responses Feb 7, 2008

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