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I Think Everyone Will Appreciate This!

I got this from a friend who got it from another friend.. so I'm not sure of the author but I thought you girls might enjoy this as much as I did (: I'm the girl..... You don't know, but I'm the girl who cries every morning, and hopes every night for his safe return. I'm the girl who drags herself out of bed every morning so that he will be proud of her when he comes home. I'm the girl who lies in bed longing for him to be lying next to me. I'm the girl who sits quietly during class because all I can think about is that next moment when he will safely be in my arms again. You don't know, but I'm the girl with a million things to say, but not one will come out without the thought of him. I'm the girl who checks my cell phone every five seconds just to make sure I haven't missed his call. I'm the girl who stops and stares and wishes for him to return soon each and every time another man in uniform walks by. What you don't know is that I know love on an entirely different level from most. I know the love that spans time and space; that love that most people are constantly searching for. I'm one of the girls who waits months for a single kiss; a kiss that will make the months apart worth every second. A kiss where everything in the world stops and for what seems like eternity, you can see into that person's soul and know that without them, life is not worth living. You tell me, I'm too young to be "so in love"; I know that love has no age limit. You tell me I don't even understand what love is, I tell you, I know more love in one homecoming, than most know in a life time. You don't know that every time he leaves part of me goes with him and part of him stays with me. You tell me that people change and I tell you, true love with always remain constant and steady. You tell me, I'm too young to be married, I tell you, and I'm too in love to not be. You tell me you know how I feel and that you understand what I'm going through; you have no idea. What you don't realize is that I understand the true meaning of not only love, but of longing and anticipation. You don't see, but I'm one of the few who gets goose bumps as my heart fills with pride every time the National Anthem is played. I'm one of the girls who will stand tall and stay strong on the outside, but be dying on the inside. I am one of the girls who will make friends with complete strangers for only they can even begin to understand what I am going through. You don't understand that I picture his face everywhere I go and that he is with me in everything I do. You think I don't cry anymore, that I have gotten over it, but what you don't know is that I just hide it better. You don't know the feeling the first time you hear the word deployment or the feeling of his hands as it slides out of yours for what could be the last time. You don't know what that last hug or kiss means and how important that goodbye truly is. I'm the girl you see standing alone in the corner of the airport watching quietly out the window with tears rolling down my cheeks. I'm the girl you see walking by with a disheartened face staring silently at the ground. What you don't know, is that I know true love and that no matter what obstacles we have to face, our love will live forever, that only we know. You tell me that you support the troops; I tell you, I'm in love with one. I'm one of the silent, but outgoing; weak, but strong; scared, but grateful. What you don't see is that without me, he is nothing and without him, I am nothing. I'm one of those girls; the girl who stands tall behind her Soldier, stands proud behind her Hero, stands strong behind her man, watching silently as he serves and defends our country. (If you love a Soldier, I know this made you cry...or you got that feeling in your belly) As much as people tell us they understand and they know it's hard...we all know that they don't...
abbey8780 abbey8780 18-21 14 Responses Oct 1, 2009

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I don't understand just yet but in two weeks I will be joining you in this journey. My boyfriend will be leaving for basic and that will be hard enough. I look up to you all who have been there and through deployment too. I am encouraged to be strong and be someone he can be proud of when he gets through.

Perfect... thank you for sharing. Feeling strange at the moment, my soldier was deployed 2 days 16 hours ago and I haven't cried or broken down as much as I usually do (by usually I mean constantly...literally!) perhaps I'm finally somewhat adjusting to this life... I love this website though!

my boyfriends in the army and thank god comes home in 28 days! no one truely understand what we go through on a daily basis and that definently brought so many tears to my eyes! everything was sooo true and soemthign i defienntly go through every single day. im so proud of all you ladies who have an army boyfriend and i know im not alone when i say im in love with my soldier <3

so my boyfriend is in the army and is coming home in 28 dayss! and that just brought so many tears to my eyes! no one truely understand what we go through and im so proud of all you ladies and glad im not the only one who feels/does all these things everyday.

wow...i held back tears while reading this. thanks for sharing :)

damn every sentance was 100% true!<br />
ugh... i didnt wanna cry today lol.

It's too early in the day to be crying...LOL!! Thank you girlie!!

Your welcome everyone I'm so happy to be able to share it with people that I know will love it as much as I did! Yes it definitely made me cry too.. it was hard for me to read a lot of it through blurry eyes lol, it is SO accurate.

Ok that honestly made me cry!! Its soooooo true!! thanks so much for sharing!

Wow, That made me cry. It's so ture !!

okay so i absolutely love this! i just cried my eyes out lol!! this is exactly how i feel!! thanks for sharing!

I love that girly.

thatt was sooo adorrable it deffinently brought me to tearss..

This is one of my favorite quotes of all time. <br />
it says everything. <br />
thanks girly! (: