This Ones For Us (:

For all of you who wake up in the morning, lay there for a few moments, trying to swallow the sick feeling in the pit of your stomach as you wonder where your sailor is, or how he's doing...this is for you.

For all of you who start a countdown the minute he leaves, and continue to until he is back in your arms again...this is for you.

For all of you who tear up everytime "Far Away" comes on the radio, or who press repeat when "Come Home Soon" plays in their car...this one's for you.

For all of you who see Navy billboards, ads in the paper, or commercials on TV and next notice the tears rolling down your cheeks, this is for you.

This is for you.

I am one of you too. This is for us.

For all the times we sleep with our phones on the loudest possible volume, just as to not miss the call that just MIGHT come...

For all the times we roll our eyes when another girl is depressed because she hasen't seen her guy in a week...

For all the times we hear our sailor's name mentioned out loud, and are momentarily a love.

For all the late nights that we spend alone, cuddling with our stuffed animals, wearing our sailors Navy sweatshirts and sweatpants, and clutching the precious dog tags around our necks...

This one's for us.

We may feel weak on the inside, but on the outside we're strong.
We may be drowning in tears on the inside, but on the outside, we are a rock.

We may want to crawl in bed and sleep until our man comes home, but instead, we get up and go on with our daily lives with our men in our hearts.

We may feel like we're slowly dying with each day we spend apart from our men, but instead, we put one foot infront of the other, and take each day as it comes.

We are strong, and we are proud.

We have more love in our hearts than we ever thought possible, and for this, we are thankful. We are thankful for our men and also for each other. We are Navy gals, and we lean on each other.

Alone we are weak, but together, we are strong. We help each other, and we survive.

To all you Navy gals out there, hold your head up and be proud.
We are connected, ALWAYS
lyssalovesit lyssalovesit
22-25, F
65 Responses Jan 25, 2011

This is beautiful . It kills me when a female complains about they haven't seen their bf in a couple of hours try 8 months! You get a 15 minute call, and maybe a face time if they are around wifi ! But I don't complain grateful to get what I receive , I miss him like crazy and counting down the days !

This is amazing! Thank you for sharing this. This helped me so much:)

I cannot thank you enough for this.. I want to print it out and hang it on my wall to look at everyday. And I want to show my sailor so he can see how I feel... I may cry and seem weak, but I will never give up on loving him.My dedication to him is never ending. Thank you so much. Thank you.

Loved this a lot!!!!

Amen sister<3

I love this <3 thank you

This made me cry a little reading. It helps a lot, even though my sailor hasn't left yet, I know when he does, reading things like this will help me make it through.

This is so beautiful. My boyfriend leaves next July and I was already getting nervous; I was even beginning to doubt whether he and I could ever make it through, whether or not I'd go insane from missing him. But you've given me strength and hope. This community has given me strength and hope. Knowing that so many other people feel like I do, worry like I do, love like I do, and of course, want to be strong like I do, God, it means the world to me. I can't thank you, all of you, enough.


I absolutely LOVE this. (:

I couldn't have said it better myself. Well done.

Yup I tried holding back the tears but failed, I miss my sailor more than I ever could, I'm already running low on his cologne, wear his clothes constantly and just wish I could have had one more day. Thank you, I'm bookmarking this.

I love this! Definitely teared up relating to EVERY bit of it!

this is absolutely amazing. all i could do was cry while reading this because every line reminded me of myself. i can't wait for him to come back home. he's only going to be gone for a couple weeks this time but in june he will be gone for a year. it is going to be so hard but i gotta stay strong for him. he is the love of my life and i hate having to go a single day without him. only 8 more years and he can retire so we won't have to keep going through this.

Reading this made me tear up. My boyfriend of 6 years just left for navy bootcamp 4 days ago. This is very new to me and its been the hardest days of my life, but I am somehow still continuing each day as it gets closer to seeing him again. I'm motivating myself and doing huge changes to better myself while hes gone.

I love this. Brought me to some little tears but so true. Thank you <3

this is amazing!! thank you soo much for writing this!!

This will help me get through with his first deployment that will happen in a couple of weeks. I just can imagine how noble their job could be and I'm so proud of my sailor. Thanks for inspiring us, keep posting something like this.:)

This is awesome, thank you! :)

it shows so much love.:) I'm inspired:)

Perfection! Makes me a little bit stronger hearing that I'm not alone!

This is amazing. Thank you for posting this.

I love this!!

Thank you.

:') This made me tear up.. Love that you posted this! We are connected.. Always!

This is amazing:) its great to know your never alone.

Thanks for this! Its amazing how the support of strangers can help us out. I miss him terribly but hes worth it.

you know i was having a really hard day today. you know how some are harder the most. i was looking around for something to help me and cheer me up and cam across this. thank you very much.

Wow I really loved this! This is all so true! Every word of it. Thank you I got 2 weeks left till I see my Sailor! This is going to help me push through these last days! Thanks again!

Thanks for sharing! I really needed to see this!

Amazing! Getting ready for a six month deployment and he just came back from a three week!

best thing i've ever read!!! <br />
made me feel alot better bc it is the truth its reality!

I really appreciate this post, thank you.

Thank You SOOOOOOOOOOOOO MUCH! you don't know how bad i needed to hear that right now ...

this is wonderful!

this is wonderful!

Thanks for posting this I so needed to read this it explains how I feel n the things I do while he's away!!!

Yep. This is definitely for us. We all go through the same and this sure shows it. The post actually made me cry. Haha I agree and it made me think of my sailor! Thank you for this! It going to help in more ways than you think. :)

This is fro US<3 I love this :D

It was good for me to read this as I am a mom seeing my daughter and her sailor starting to go through this. <br />
Strength and blessings to all you lovely ladies as you stand by your sailor.

love it..

I <3 this!!

i absolutely LOVE this!!! thanks for posting it!!!

This is so helpful and comforting to know I'm not alone. Thanks for posting this!

This is absolutely wonderful. Thank you for posting this. It has made my day. Thank you so much!

This made me cry! this is exactly what I needed to hear! I am having such a hard time but it is so nice knowing that were not alone! It may be hard but I will never leave him! I miss my sailor more than anything but he keeps me going and keeps me strong! I can't wait until he comes home! Thank you all of you for all the love and support you have given me!

i kno u posted this a while back. but it really hits home. my sailor is just my best friend but i love and worry for him like a girlfriend would to their sailor boyfriend. some say we should just be together but theres things i have to prioritize in my life first. but i really love this and it really bettered my day.

this made me cry cause its so true. <3 and this is why websites like this are created, to help us stay strong for our men.

I LOVE. I havent seen my boyfriend in over a month and we've gone even longer than that but I am missing him bad. This helped.<3

I LOVE THIS! It's just what I needed to hear tonight. Thank you :)

This is so encouraging. This will keep me going through boot camp!

Thank you for this. I love it!

Like all the above....I love it!! Ha...a week?!? Cute...try 7mos with only emails and 5 calls!

This is absolutely amazing!! It's exactly what I'm feeling. Thank you so much for this :) The support of all you girls is making this a lot easier to get through.

I completely agree with the girl who misses her boyfriend after a week! Facebook is especially popular for this. I have even debated on deleting it because I was so tired of seeing it! If anyone knows what it's like to miss someone, try meeting a military spouse!!

Thats so beautiful! and so true :) We miss our Sailors but it only makes our LOVE stronger for each other...

Im glad everyone liked it as much as i did!! (:

I love this.

I love this.

I love this!!!

Loved this. Thank you for posting it!

I love.

rolling our eyes when a girl complains about missing her bf after a week, so true! a friend of mine had a 'break' with his gf because they weren't going to see each other for a week, hah, try 7 months or more

No problem!! (:

Awww :) I love thissss:))) Thanks for posting!