"My boyfriend has had his doubts since he's deployed. I told him that he has to stop thinking that way because if I didn't love him enough, if he didn't love me enough, we would have already broken up. We wouldn't have gone through this much if we didn't really care about each other. I'm straight up with him. haha"
I love it! I think you just have to be straight up in a conversation like that
i don’t know if this is true in other branches of the military or if it just pertains to us lucky ones with significant others in the navy, but what in the hell is up with ”military open marriages”? my boyfriend web chatted me last night telling me that some of soldiers there have ‘open marriages’ as in they can be unfaithful during the ENTIRE deployment on both sides? And apparently, my boyfriend got hit on by one a solider (female) that had one of these ‘open’ marriages. Is it just me or is this just wrong on all levels? He knows if I was there I’d beat the living crap out of that woman. But someone explain this to me..
nooo!!! omg, I’ve heard of that, i personally think it is COMPLETELY unacceptable, but I guess some people don’t see it as bad.
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"For the SO who cried - for Marines, it's usually a 7 month deployment. The first month, is horrible. You cry, you're moody, you don't know what's going on, it blows. By month 2, you start to get a rhythm going, and stop bursting into unexpected tears. Months 3-5 it's almost a "routine" by now. Month 6 will go by so fast you're just grinning all day every day because it's almost over. Month 7, time goes backwards and you scream in rage at time being slow, instead of crying."
"I promise that you're not alone in randomly crying after your boyfriends deployment. I did the same thing - the crying eventually got better, but the worrying never goes away. My best advice to you is to cry when you feel like it, as long as you don't let your boyfriend know. It's important to be strong for them, even if you feel like you're falling apart. Let me know if you need/want someone to talk to about first time deployment - I'm currently going through the same thing. Good luck!"
"Spc-Barretts-love: Yes! I cry all the time, I cry every day. Sometimes happy and sometimes sad. I just cant wait til he Is with me where he belongs.Your other half is half way around the world in a war zone, you worry about them constantly, you don't get to talk every day. Don't feel dumb. You love him and you miss him. It's ok. I have noticed that night time really sucks, when you're winding down for the day and you just want him there next to you so bad. All of us SOs know exactly how you feel"
"Has anyone's S/O ever doubted the distance, and felt as if he couldn't do it anymore.. how did you handle the situation ?"
I would just reassure him that you are willing to do anything you possibly can to make it work. That and ask him if he can actually picture his life without you, maybe it’ll give him second thought.
"To spc-barretts-love, when my husband deployed, I cried all that night and randomly through the first week. It is hard the first few weeks. You just have to adjust and get used to it. It's ok to be upset and cry. Just be strong! :)"
"i really want to break up with my bf..I only see him like once or twice a month if i'm lucky, we barely get to talk during the day and i'm unhappy all the time. idk what to do. help please"
If you want to, then by all means go ahead and break it off. You can’t force something that isnt there!
"Did you cry a lot after the first time your SO deployed? My boyfriend just recently deployed and I just randomly cried throughout the day, I kind of feel dumb for crying so much, but I'm hoping I am not alone!"
My fiance hasnt gone through deployment, but do not feel dumb, believe me, you are NOT alone!