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I Will Get Through This Deployment

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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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    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 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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    My Son...Missing U...

    Here it goes same heartbreak except now hes Deploying to Afganistan...O how it hurts jus thinking back frm the day he started kindegarten to playin tball & now leaving to Afganistan ..My Son my heart My Bestfriend i will always love & miss U son til next time baby were waiting...
    monica75 monica75 36-40, F Aug 24, 2012

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    How Long?

    ok, i havn't posted in a while. last time i posted in this forum i was 3 weeks into his deployment... now i am 12! i have made it through just under 3 months, with another 4 to go so a few weeks under half way. it has been so hard but i am nearly on the other side of the hill...
    bestrong2011 bestrong2011 18-21 9 Responses Mar 31, 2011

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    Depressed

    I dont know what happed but my ex bf broke up with me about a month ago .He told me he really depressed and stressed .I understand why and know its the deployment .Since I got in this reationship I deal with his mood going back in forth .One min he tell me he hope this work the...
    kellner27 kellner27 18-21, F Apr 16, 2012

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    Depressed Deployed Boyfriend

    My boyfriend and I have been dating for almost a year now and he has been deployed for six months. He is very introverted and doesn't like to socialize. Unfortunately, on top of that, he doesn't like anyone in his unit. He does a job that has him sitting in a jeep for the whole...
    DKstrong DKstrong 22-25, F Nov 17, 2013

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    Will I Get Through This Deployment

    2 weeks, and no contact. Is he ok, is he thinking about me, does he want to talk to me as much as I want to talk to him?  This weekend has been horrible, not wanting to do anything, just re-reading all our conversations online and all his emails. I never thought I could hurt...
    Divagrl08 Divagrl08 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 22, 2008

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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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    FINALLY Some Thing to Look Forward To!

    I GOT WORD TODAY MY HUSBAND GETS TO COME HOME FOR 4 DAYS. HE WILL BE HOME IN MAY, JUST IN TIME FOR OUR ANNIVERSY. BUT THEN HE WILL LEAVE BACK TO FORT SILL AND LEAVE TO KUWAIT SO IT IS VERY BITTER SWEET. WE ARE JUST SO HAPPY WE GET TO SEE HIM IN ONE MONTHS  ITS BEEN 9 WEEKS.
    Utahngwife Utahngwife 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 2, 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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    My Husband Is Deployed For His 2nd Time

    I know how ruff deployments are this is my 2nd my husband is a marine.... each time he got deployed has been since we got married he left for an 8 month deployment just 3 days after we got married... if you need someone to talk to im here. i have a myspace as well its www.myspace...
    MrsADBozeman MrsADBozeman 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 7, 2007

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    The First Deployment.

    Today marks 394 more days to go in my boyfriends 400 days deployment to Afghanistan. It is truly the most difficult thing I have ever put myself through, but I keep telling myself I will get through this not for me but for him. He needs me to stay strong on the home front, but...
    avoncannon01 avoncannon01 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 7, 2012

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    My Days Away From The Beach.

    Today, I have 217 days left of my boyfriends 400 day deployment. They didn't start counting until like a month and a half after he actually left. :/ It seems like he gets so sad when he talks to me, it says it's because he misses me. But, it breaks my heart that he gets sad...
    alyssabraun alyssabraun 18-21, F Apr 15, 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 1 Response Jul 10, 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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    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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    We Just Started Dating . .. But I Already Dont Wanna Let Him Go

    My boyfriend and I met online & started dating within a few days! some people may say weve taken things too fast but love has its own opinion! I haven't seen him face to face yet but he comes home from his Georgia base May 28th! He told me that I am living with him for the two...
    soldiersangel94 soldiersangel94 18-21, F Apr 23, 2012

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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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    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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    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