I A Marine's Girlfriend

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 485 People

    High School Sweethearts :)

    I have been with my boyfriend Derek since 8th grade. He just recently graduated from bootcamp on December 21st. I am in school which helps distract me a lot. He leaves tonight for his mct training and then his mos training. I have been with him for roughly 5 years now and Im just...
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    1 Response Jan 16, 2012

    My boyfriend recruited into the USMC today.

    Although he still has another year of high school, I have two, and he got the date when he leaves. I am so proud of him but it is heartbreaking. I don't know how I can be away from him that long, he is honestly my best friend and really the closest person I have. I am really...
    ashmha ashmha
    18-21, F
    May 14, 2015

    Love My Marine :)

    Hey Ladies! So me and my Marine are going on 6 months together! He is perfect in every way and i couldnt be happier with where things are going! We have already been through boot camp. He graduated Semptember 2 from MCRD San Diego. He had a 17 day leave and is now working on his...
    sld16 sld16
    18-21, F
    6 Responses Oct 12, 2011

    Boyfriend Wants To Join The Marines

    My boyfriend and I have been together for awhile now, and he has always wanted to join the marines. Ever since he was little, it has been something he has always wanted too do. When I first started dating him, I realized it would be wrong of me to try and convince him not to join...
    Jamiemariea3 Jamiemariea3
    1 Response Aug 1, 2012

    I Started Dating My Marine While He Was Deployed.

    hi everyone I'm new to this site and I wanted to share my experience with you all for a little advice. I met my boyfriend 2 days before he deployed. I didn't get to experience holding his hand our first kiss or any of that with him. Once he was deployed we began skyping and...
    Mannyusmc Mannyusmc
    3 Responses Aug 14, 2011

    New To The Marine Gf Life

    Hello all, just a brief introduction. My Name is Jessica. About 4 months ago i met a great guy, it was instant connection! He is a Cpl. in the United States Marine Crop. Me met on an online site. He is stationed in 29Palms California. I live in Texas, so from day one we knew...
    clpherrerasgirl clpherrerasgirl
    26-30, F
    5 Responses Jan 2, 2010

    I recently started dating the love of my life,

    who is also a U.S. Marine. I am currently attending college in Maine and he is stations out of Virginia so there's a distance between us. We met when he was up here on some protective unit thing, I'm not quite sure what it was but we started hanging out on the days he had off...
    babblingbrook647 babblingbrook647
    22-25, F
    Oct 28, 2014

    If You Have Any Boot Camp/graduation Questions...

    If you have any boot camp family day or graduaton questions, ill be happy to answer them girls! Its a quick countdown, the last month goes SO fast and before you know it youll be standing right before your marine! :) its such an amazing experience :). Or even if you have general...
    jmrpixe jmrpixe
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Feb 21, 2011

    I Need Help.

    Okay. I was dating this guy and he is going into the marines after graduation. He broke up with me and then wanted to take it back and I told him I had to think about it. After I thought about it I started second guessing being a military girlfriend. Not because I didn't think I...
    marinesgirl2014 marinesgirl2014
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 28, 2013

    So I have finally made a decision about my bf.

    We haven't spoken in almost 6 months because he was switched into doing other work. Yes he is deployed in Afghan but idk what is going on I sent him, his commanding officer and his friends email asking him what is going on. AND I GET NOTHING!!!!! I am pretty sure most of you can...
    jlbrown19 jlbrown19
    1 Response Dec 8, 2013

    I Miss Him With A Passion

    I miss him... I think that I've said or thought that a thousand times. I've gotten three letters from him so far and they put a cheesy smile on my face every time I read them. I've read them so many times that I could probably recite a few of the things he said. I can't wait till...
    Hisgirlfriend2013 Hisgirlfriend2013
    18-21, F
    Sep 30, 2013

    Tomorrow is gonna be another hard day

    and then the count down of 9 weeks till I see him again but a possibly he will have his phone if not time to start writing letters:)
    eicheremily eicheremily
    22-25, F
    1 Response Aug 18, 2015

    Staying Strong

    I have known my boyfriend since I was like 7 or 8 years old. His mom used to babysit me. I am good friends with his sister. He has always liked me but I never gave him the time of day until this year :) We have started dating in May! He is now stationed at Camp Lejeune for the...
    SilentSoldier510 SilentSoldier510
    26-30, F
    Sep 11, 2013

    Surprised my marine with telling him I'm coming

    to visit him! 18 days and we will be together:)
    eicheremily eicheremily
    22-25, F
    Sep 12, 2015

    A Wife And A Mother..

    Well I've been married almost 20 years & we are going to renew our vows in August!!!! I have raised 3 wonderful sons. The oldest 19, our middle son a 17 yo senior, & our baby whose 15 and a freshman. My 19 yo is in the Army Reserves Band with 2 mo's & he loves both the band...
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    Feb 23, 2011

    online dating wasn't my idea of meeting people.

    In all honesty I just wanted to see why it was so poplar. I ended up going on a site that my friend was talking about. I got message upon message of men wanting to date me but, non of them seemed worth it to me.... I came across a profile a man who seemed to be a bit serious. I...
    bricbird bricbird
    22-25, F
    Nov 30, 2014

    Well ... Me and my boyfriend are

    both getting prepared mentally as he's getting ready to leave me in a few months to go into the Marines. I've had a guy friend in the army before but this is way different because this is my boyfriend and honestly , it's probably selfish of me but ... I don't want him to go...
    lovexMICKEY lovexMICKEY
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jan 20, 2014
    eicheremily eicheremily
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Aug 11, 2015

    My Story

    My name is Amy. My boyfriend is a Marine. He got orders that he would be deployed to Afghanistan. He left for training four days ago. He is now at the Marine Corps Base Quantico. He was suppose to go to Virgina and then come home for two weeks, but his orders got changed. So...
    ProudUSMCgirlfriend101 ProudUSMCgirlfriend101
    18-21, F
    1 Response May 5, 2010

    Marine Corps Ball New River Nc???

    Does anyone know when/the location exactly the marine corps ball is in New River North Carolina this november?? I really really want to go with my man!! We're going to start researching for tickets soon.
    jmrpixe jmrpixe
    18-21, F
    Sep 7, 2011


    My boyfriend and I have been off and on for the past 5 years but we love each other very much... We have just had a lot of things go wrong that we couldn't control. Anyways he is leaving in March for boot camp and I am not sure I can handle it. As proud as I am of him to be doing...
    chellie440 chellie440
    22-25, F
    1 Response Oct 15, 2013

    Today Is The Day

    My boyfriend is now enlisted into the marines! Bitter sweet day but I am very proud of him. And so it begins....
    uhhnissuhh uhhnissuhh
    18-21, F
    Oct 1, 2013

    Missing My Marine Recruit...

    we fell inlove in jan 2010...we been together ever since... we went through some problems 3 weeks before he left to bootcamp. we tried to work it out and when he left i cried alot the first 2 weeks, but now i barely cry..i guess its cause im getting stronger. when he left i got...
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    6 Responses Nov 1, 2010

    USMC Ball 2014! Are you ready?

    ! Ladies as you may all know by now the Marine's Ball is almost here, and for all of you that are attending I gather some information that could be useful :) 1. You need to buy your ticket as soon as they are available. I'm guessing you significant other is doing this for you...
    HoneybeeUSMgf HoneybeeUSMgf
    36-40, F
    1 Response Sep 4, 2014


    Can a Sargent move you to a different thing? like if you signed up for drill instructor can they move you to infantry? I need to know..
    marinesgirl2014 marinesgirl2014
    18-21, F
    1 Response May 1, 2013


    So my marine leaves for bootcamp in a few weeks. I'm soo new to this it's causing me to have so many headaches. I'm excited we are starting on a new path. But as every girlfriend knows there are also many concerns that one has. My bf and I have been dating for three months but I...
    shantoymiller20 shantoymiller20
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jul 29, 2013

    He Finally Got My Letters :)

    so i was starting to get frustrated because my marine hadn't gotten any of my letters and he has been in boot camp for a month now and he started to sound very stressed and doubtful about joining and he even thought i was mad at him. but then today i got a letter from him saying...
    Copper2790 Copper2790
    22-25, F
    Nov 30, 2012

    Story Of Us

    My boyfriend is a Lance Corporal  in the United States Marine Corps. He is stationed at the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center in 29 Palms, California. And this is the story of us..September 13, 2011 changed my life forever. It was the day that for the first time I had heard...
    loveamarine22x loveamarine22x
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 3, 2011

    With my marine at his checkin

    for more training. Hopefully he gets his phone if not start writing letters. Always hard to say goodbye but knowing it's not forever
    eicheremily eicheremily
    22-25, F
    Aug 18, 2015
    eicheremily eicheremily
    22-25, F
    1 Response Aug 29, 2015

    Marine Recruit's Girlfriend

    My boyfriend of 3 years recently joined the Marines. We have 19 days from today until he leaves for boot camp in Cali. I am very nervous and freaking out. I have been talking to a close friend of mine who has a husband on a 400 day deployment in Afghanistan but he isn't a Marine...
    LoveMyRecruit LoveMyRecruit
    2 Responses Apr 21, 2011

    Mary Me

    MY bf in the marines while home in leave in sep for month We went to the jewlery store to look at rings and told me for the future.When he got back to his station I talk to his brother and told me he has the ring or was going to buy it soon.I talk to my bf and told me it was the...
    kellner27 kellner27
    18-21, F
    Apr 26, 2013

    California Bootcamp?

    Hey everyone I was wondering if anyone has someone in Bootcamp in Cali? My man leaves in October on our two years, I want to know how it is. Is it easier to be in contact then I think or what. I'm new to this whole thing and I'm worried.. Thanks :)
    LoveMyMarine24 LoveMyMarine24
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Mar 10, 2011

    Havent Seen Him Over A Year !!

    I try to keep busy with work and school it helps to a point but it like all the time he all I think about like what he doing is he alright and when the next time I will hear from him or will it be the last .I do need to stay possitive .He on base and stuff that make me feel more...
    kellner27 kellner27
    18-21, F
    Apr 5, 2012
    jasadance18 jasadance18
    18-21, F
    Jan 9, 2016

    A Tangled Love Story

    My Marine and I kind of went through a rough patch there for about six months. We broke up because we were fighting and things were overwhelming so I panicked and ended it. I was never really the same after that. We still talked and now we are back together again. I'm leaving for...
    Lizrace Lizrace
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 16, 2013

    Over Thanksgiving break I went to see my Marine

    in Okinawa, Japan. It was the most exciting, beautiful, but heartbreaking experiences of my life. Somehow I managed to make it through two international airports and the Okinawa airport by myself, on time too! During the twenty-thee hour traveling time I was so happy and excited...
    FindingMyself94 FindingMyself94
    22-25, F
    Apr 6, 2014

    I Want To Visit My Marine....flight Tickets Are Sooo Expensive... :(

    I still need to talk to my parents, but im trying to plan and get everything together responsiblity to present to them this week. I need to get tickets asap...IF they let me go... But i was looking for flights this week and tickets from my state to visit my man are very expensive...
    jmrpixe jmrpixe
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Feb 15, 2011

    My man leaves Tuesday

    for more training again feels like he just got back.but I know he's doing something he loves!
    eicheremily eicheremily
    22-25, F
    Aug 16, 2015

    212 days Joseph. That's it.

    ... We can do it right? We can talk every few days for an hour or so. We are writing letters. You love me. I love you. 212 days isn't that bad... But I miss you so much my love. Please be safe.
    heeyitslinds heeyitslinds
    22-25, F
    1 Response Oct 14, 2015

    Marine Girlfriend Help Please! I Know It's A Lot Of Reading, But I Really Need Someones Advice. :(

    Hey guys. I am 20 years old and going to college. & this is my story: I had a first and only boyfriend for 6 years, I tried my hardest to make the relationship work, but I was the only one. I left him for good before I found out by myself that he actually had another gf and was...
    Memyselfni06 Memyselfni06
    2 Responses Aug 1, 2011

    22nd Meu 2011

    So, I know all of us girls have to deal with this at one time or another! But I figure, why not try to find girls to do it together? My boyfriend is in deploying with the 22nd Meu that leaves April. I am trying to start a support group so if any other ladies want to help grow...
    JennyMay09 JennyMay09
    18-21, F
    Mar 7, 2011

    I Want To Marry Him

    Im a sr. In high school and im dating my best friend. We haven't been dating for long but we have known each other for three years. When i graduate im going to move in with him but we have to be married if i want to live on base. I told him i was fine with getting an apartment...
    anicathegfofamarine anicathegfofamarine
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Oct 17, 2013

    Hey all! My boyfriend is an AAV Crewman

    and I was just wondering if anyone had and information or experiences with MEUs that they would like to share. Was just hoping to prepare myself a little more for when that time comes... Thank you! :)
    CaitDamewood CaitDamewood
    18-21, F
    1 Response May 6, 2015
    eicheremily eicheremily
    22-25, F
    May 31, 2015

    Anybody's Boyfriend Currently At Parris Island South Carolina For Bootcamp??

    So heyy i was wonderin if any girls on here had a bf, fiance or husband at parris island right now. thats where my bf is.  if ya wanna chat abotu how things have been just inbox me. we all gotta stay together. Semper Fi -Sarah
    gamblesgirl21 gamblesgirl21
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Nov 16, 2010

    Less than two months

    and I get to see my other half. I am beyond excited!! Time is going by so fast I can't wait for the single digits. I remember when he left in March and knowing that I wouldn't see him till September seemed and eternity but time does by fly by and I love him so much more! We can...
    LoveCCin LoveCCin
    18-21, F
    Jul 28, 2015

    Looking For Female Solider Pen Pal

    Hello im just looking to chat and email or write letters to any solider out there that need a friend to talk to and write while there in the us or over seas
    makingmoneyfast3131 makingmoneyfast3131
    26-30, M
    Jul 29, 2013


    My relationship with my marine began in October when him and his dad would come into my work to pick up his step mom and to help us close up the restaurant. When I first met him I thought he was the cutest guy ever and I just had this feeling we would be together someday. We...
    October27 October27
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jul 18, 2013

    Our Story

    I’m ne to the site, I’ve actually been prolonging this moment for weeks now. I somehow came across this site and when I did I thought “Wow this is great! A place where other Marine GFs, Fiances, and wifes can relate!” I told my boyfriend, Stephen and right away he thought...
    sonicgirl061610 sonicgirl061610
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 28, 2011
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