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Old 06-11-2012, 04:11 PM
 
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so ive lived with another boyfriend before for a while but we didn't work out but it was only about 10 mins away from home. NOW i'm moving with my more serious boyfriend who is in the airforce who lives 22 hours away and idk what to do ! I'm worried i wont have friends or anything .. and i want to go to a good christian church .. I'm moving to washington. Would like some girlfriends to chat to so i know someon else there besides my man !
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Old 06-11-2012, 04:49 PM
 
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so ive lived with another boyfriend before for a while but we didn't work out but it was only about 10 mins away from home. NOW i'm moving with my more serious boyfriend who is in the airforce who lives 22 hours away and idk what to do ! I'm worried i wont have friends or anything .. and i want to go to a good christian church .. I'm moving to washington. Would like some girlfriends to chat to so i know someon else there besides my man !
You will find people like that in your network with the Airforce. Find a place on base that caters to wives and family of soldiers. I know you aren't married yet, but you can still use those resources. Just...beware, sometimes there's drama. So, know that upfront.

Join a MeetUp in your new city. When you say, "Washington", I assume you mean the state, not DC. Having lived in WA, I can tell you, it can be difficult to meet new people as some of the long time residents don't always open up to people who came from other places. So join a church, as you said, join some MeetUp outings, go volunteer some places to start meeting people.

It can be hard, at first, especially if you've never really moved before. I've moved so much it's second nature now and it's not hard for me to find people to hang out with. But, if you haven't had the practice, it's not always easy. Just keep putting yourself out there. Eventually you will have that social circle you are looking for.
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Old 06-13-2012, 10:08 PM
 
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Here's a few resources geared specifically to military spouses and families.

MilitaryHOMEFRONT - U.S. Department of Defense
Air Force Registration Page
Army Wife Network and Army Wife Network - News/Media - Lawton, OK | Facebook
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Old 06-13-2012, 10:24 PM
 
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Do military resources refer to live-in girlfriends/boyfriends or only to legal spouses?
Anyway, if OP is interested in a good church, she should be able to find friends and like-minded people there. Best wishes.
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Old 06-14-2012, 06:10 AM
 
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To get move to the another place is really very stressful. I do agree as Cathy have explained that it is necessary to have all the information about the place where we are moving.
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Old 06-14-2012, 07:50 AM
 
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Some bases/family support groups support girlfriends as well, but most have no interest in girlfriends - especially when they do not live with the servicemember or have any children with him. They support FAMILY members, and girlfriends are not family, no matter how serious the relationship, a lot of wives will alienate you - knowing that if it was REALLY serious, he'd marry you and receive BAH for the both of you and medical care for you. If he doesn't do something to help ensure you're taken care of (especially when he's deploying), they're not going to do it for him.
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Old 06-19-2012, 05:43 PM
 
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You will find people like that in your network with the Airforce. Find a place on base that caters to wives and family of soldiers. I know you aren't married yet, but you can still use those resources. Just...beware, sometimes there's drama. So, know that upfront.

Join a MeetUp in your new city. When you say, "Washington", I assume you mean the state, not DC. Having lived in WA, I can tell you, it can be difficult to meet new people as some of the long time residents don't always open up to people who came from other places. So join a church, as you said, join some MeetUp outings, go volunteer some places to start meeting people.

It can be hard, at first, especially if you've never really moved before. I've moved so much it's second nature now and it's not hard for me to find people to hang out with. But, if you haven't had the practice, it's not always easy. Just keep putting yourself out there. Eventually you will have that social circle you are looking for.

Dude you are right, you can find Soldier's families and their wives.
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