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Army wifes- whats the longest you have been without seeing your husband?

Just wondering and how did it go?

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AshJoe05

Asked by AshJoe05 at 10:54 AM on Jun. 19, 2010 in Just for Fun

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  • A year and a half.
    GinNTonic

    Answer by GinNTonic at 11:01 AM on Jun. 19, 2010

  • Oh. It was really hard, but luckily I was near family so that made it a bit easier, except for the fact that my dad was being a douche bag to me cause I was living with my parents for the first half of his deployment. He fucking nearly beat me one time because of some altercation we had. That's when I decided to move out immediately. That made it rough, but the rest of the time I had my own place it was a bit easier.
    GinNTonic

    Answer by GinNTonic at 11:02 AM on Jun. 19, 2010

  • wow thats a long time!
    AshJoe05

    Answer by AshJoe05 at 11:20 AM on Jun. 19, 2010

  • My husband and I met in the Navy and he got out 6 years before I did. The longest we went without seeing each other was 8.5 months while I was on deployment. It sucked, but we emailed a lot and when we pulled into ports, I called him. He kept busy with going to college and sending me awesome packages.
    Christina807

    Answer by Christina807 at 11:25 AM on Jun. 19, 2010

  • my hubby has been in 3 years now, and out of those three years we have only been together for 6 months (not including leaves) hes gone from basic and ait to korea, the virginia for a little bit, and now iraq. i personally dont think its that hard, it sucks yes, but when you have kids and everyday life to keep you busy its a little easier. and i get to talk to my hubby everyday so that makes it ten time easier.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:37 AM on Jun. 19, 2010

  • Army WIVES.....and AIr Force WIVES have to manage without their husbands for at least a year at a time,too and the TDY's for a month or two ...and those guys on flight status who risk their lives up in the air in combat ....it is not an easy life but you do it.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:22 PM on Jun. 19, 2010

  • as an Army wife I have been without my hubby for longer than I have been with him. we have been married for 22 months, he has been gone for 13 months of that. the longest we have spent together is slightly less than 6 months. It is very hard. I have done half a pregnancy and childbirth without him, I have dealt with every household issue you can think of and I am nowhere near any family. But you know what? I wouldn't trade my life for anything. I love my husband and am proud to be his wife.
    rhianna1708

    Answer by rhianna1708 at 2:19 PM on Jun. 19, 2010

  • My hubby has been in the army since Jan 2009, so a year and a half about. He hasn't been deployed yet but during the beginning while he was in basic training and everything we didn't get to see each other for 6 months, then he had a month of leave and then he left for Germany and it took 4 months until me and our 3 month old son could finally come live with him in Germany. He couldn't be there for our sons birth even, and didn't get to meet him until he was 3 months old.
    jessran1218

    Answer by jessran1218 at 3:23 PM on Jun. 19, 2010

  • So yes it was/ is hard being an army wife. But If that's what my husband wants to do to support our family then ill stay strong and support him 100%

    but other then being apart from each other and the long hours he has to work, I actually really like being an army wife.
    jessran1218

    Answer by jessran1218 at 3:26 PM on Jun. 19, 2010

  • 8 months and then he came home on leave and went back again for 5 months. he should be coming home from this deployment soon (YAY!) We have been married 6 years. The times he is gone honestly suck some ass, but we get through it.
    Melissa_anne

    Answer by Melissa_anne at 8:02 AM on Jun. 20, 2010

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