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I Am a Marine Corps Girlfriend

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    So I miss my boyfriend very much today.

    You know those days, when you haven't heard from him in a while, and you just can't shake the loneliness and sadness off? What pushes me through these times is hearing/reading about relationships in the marine corps that worked out, despite the difficulties, and how they made...
    themarineproject themarineproject 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    2 Months To Go!

    One month down 2 more to go! November 22 hurry up please 😔 feels like I haven't seen my boyfriend in forever.
    Camrynn19 Camrynn19 18-21, F 6 Responses Sep 21, 2013

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    ≪3

    I got to Skype my bf twice last night AND he woke me up this morning.. Right when I think I can't do this anymore, he always calls and knows exactly what to say to make it all worth it. One month until I go to see my Marine! :) <3 I just wanted to write this and tell y'all to...
    FindingMyself94 FindingMyself94 18-21, F 6 Responses Oct 21, 2013

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    I met my marine online (dating site) to my

    surprise he was one of the first guys who caught my eye. We starting emailing back and forth the whole day and by the end of the night we exchanged phone numbers. Everyday since we would text all day, talk on the phone as much as possible, shared pictures through out the day. It...
    AlissaMarie10 AlissaMarie10 22-25, F 4 Responses Jan 27

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    Military Prayer

    Give me the greatness of heart to see, The difference between duty & his love for me, Give me understanding so that I may know when duty calls he must go, Give me a task to do each day, To feel the time while he's away, When is in a foreign land, Keep him safe in your loving...
    ILoveMyMarine12 ILoveMyMarine12 18-21, F Jan 26, 2012

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    Hey girls! my names kaite

    and my boyfriend left in March for Marine Corps basic training and I was looking to see if any of you guys were in the same boat as me?? well message me if you need anything and if you wanna make a new friend ☺️☺️🇺🇸
    KaitlynRenae KaitlynRenae 16-17, F 6 Responses May 22

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    My Marine and I met over a year ago

    when I was visiting a friend down in San Diego. It wasn't until just a couple months ago that we decided to get serious. While he is stationed at Camp Pendleton, I live in another state. We were able to spend the Fourth of July weekend together and I finally met his whole family...
    lrose3 lrose3 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 7

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    I Fell In Love With A Marine

    On Sept 2nd, 2010 a girl I went to school with gave me her bf's number and told me to text him, he's a Marine. So i did. Jake and I started getting to know each other and realized we have so much in common. He asked me if I would consider dating him, and what do I look for in a...
    mybaby1 mybaby1 18-21, F 9 Responses Jan 11, 2011

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    Well I haven't got as many letters

    as I thought I would. But I'm totally okay with that. I'm just glad I hear from him every once in a while, and I understand that they barely have time and have other things to do. But it's been over a month and a half and I am beyond excited to finally be close to seeing him...
    Carbajal Carbajal 18-21, F Jun 25

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    I'M New Here!

    Hey, ladies I love hearing all of your stories. My boyfriend of almost 2 years just recently got stationed in Japan. It was so hard to see him go..before he left, we spent almost every second together. He should be there for about 2 years. He's been gone for about a week now. It...
    Georgiamarie106 Georgiamarie106 18-21, F 4 Responses May 4, 2013

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    Okay, so time has actually been flying by!

    My boyfriend only has a month left at bootcamp and let me tell you, I couldn't be happier!! We've already booked the hotel and getting everything planned out. I am super excited, but at the same time I'm actually scared and nervous. What if things aren't the same anymore when we...
    Carbajal Carbajal 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    Okayyyy so know one else understands my

    excitement but I'm sure you guys will. My marine called me off of his moms phone today... A complete surprise and I didn't know who it was but as soon as I heard his voice I knew it was him! First time I've talked to him in three months(besides letters)! He graduates Tomorrow...
    martinsgirl martinsgirl 18-21 1 Response 5 days ago

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    So many of you girls out there who's loved one

    is going through bootcamp I'm assuming would want to know if they change. Before my boyfriend left for bootcamp and was the most immature and goofiest person ever but I loved that<3 he was never serious about anything and he just loved to have fun. He even had this obnoxious...
    LifeOfaMarineGirlfriend20 LifeOfaMarineGirlfriend20 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 10

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    I really hate the D word.

    .. deployment. I'm new to this military relationship world, and I already know my Marine is leaving in November. Ever since he told me he was being deployed for six months, it's always in the back of my head. For those of you ladies who've had their Marine deployed, how do you...
    lrose3 lrose3 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 16

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    hey y'all well i'v been with my marine

    for just over 7 months now, and i have probably spent a total of 8 days with him since the day i met him till i had to watch him board a plane for japan for the next 2 years. we have know each other for years and we both finally realized that we were truly in love with each...
    fhchick23 fhchick23 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 14, 2013

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    If Someone Ever Tells You Its Easy, Just Say This....

    You think that you can make it as a Military girlfriend/fiance/spouse well maybe you should take a day in our shoes. Trust me its not a walk in the park defiantly not, I always thought it would be the easiest thing to do.. but man I have been proven wrong. It has taken me to...
    ILoveMyMarine12 ILoveMyMarine12 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 26, 2012

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    martinsgirl martinsgirl 18-21 Jun 19

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    Hello, my name is Julia

    and today my boyfriend left for Parris Island. I'm not as strong as I thought I was and that is the reason for joining. . It is going to be a very tough 13 weeks. But I would do anything for this man. I would like to get support and advice from other women who are currently...
    Julialongoria9 Julialongoria9 22-25, F 5 Responses Mar 10

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    He Called!

    So I was having a shower, just turned off the water and my grandma tells me, "Amber. Phone's for you!" I ask who it is and she asks, then tells me, "It's Andrew." Barely wrapped myself in the towel and snatched the phone from her lol. I was almost in tears it was so good to hear...
    LookItsKinz LookItsKinz 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 12, 2013

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    So good news!!!! I'm going to camp Pendleton

    with my boyfriends mom to hangout with my baby for his 4 day weekend of libo for Fourth of July ❤️ pretty excited to see him and just get to hug him and kiss him💋 what is everyone else doing for Fourth of July ?
    LifeOfaMarineGirlfriend20 LifeOfaMarineGirlfriend20 18-21, F Jul 1

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    Distance makes the heart grow fonder <3 I

    miss my marine sooo much it hurts!!! We talk everyday but I just wish I could see him with my own eyes... Touch him! Kiss him! But I need to stay strong for the both I us <3 We are planning on getting engaged in the next few months. I am so excited!
    ElectricMayhem5280 ElectricMayhem5280 22-25, F Jan 3

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    So any of you ladies have a kid

    or are having a kid with a marine? I'm wondering when would be the best time or what to expect. I want a kid and I know he does too
    martinsgirl martinsgirl 18-21 1 day ago

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    So honestly I'm not in a perfect relationship

    and I'm assuming no one is. And if there is then I give props to you. My boyfriend and I have been together for 7 months. I love him so much with all my heart. There's no doubt about it. I've had past relationship where my exes have said they loved me and it didn't feel right...
    LifeOfaMarineGirlfriend20 LifeOfaMarineGirlfriend20 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 15

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    Guys, my boyfriend is getting deployed to korea

    next month. What should I expect?
    ngutman22 ngutman22 18-21, F Jul 3

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    I don't know how you ladies do it,

    how you stay so strong and positive. My boyfriend finishes MCT this week and feel I can barely keep my head above water. The pressure and stress of school along with the pressure and stress to stay strong without my boyfriend here is weighing me down. I am feeling so overwhelmed...
    kate228 kate228 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 10

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    Ever wake up with a dream

    so real, it's like you can still smell him, still feel his touch lingering on you, only to look next you and find an empty bed, and you close your eyes, wishing you could go back to that dream, because it breaks your heart looking at the empty side of his bed, and now that you...
    themarineproject themarineproject 18-21, F Jul 21

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    T-minus 10 days till I see my marine!

    I'm so excited but I'm also kinda scared of how much boot camp has changed him. He also keeps talking about getting married and having kids. I love him but I don't think I'm ready to get married I need to go to college first. Any advice?
    martinsgirl martinsgirl 18-21 3 Responses Jul 16

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    I just found out my marine will be going to

    Korea for 6 months at least.... :( he has been gone for two months... And now he is going to Korea. This is really hard for me to grasp right now... We decided to wait to meet face to face because it would be harder to say bye... And it was only two months, we said, "we can do...
    AlissaMarie10 AlissaMarie10 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 3

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    It's been 49 days since I last saw my marine

    and 1 month since he deployed. This has been extremely tough but I can't even begin to describe how strong our relationship is because of it. "One day closer"
    JesAMarineGirlfriend JesAMarineGirlfriend 18-21, F Jul 7

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    Well I'm finally back from San Diego.

    It's was the best Fourth of July weekend ever! I missed my boyfriend so much and I absolutely love meeting all of my boyfriends friends "brothers". We went to the beach on base which is del mar and it was a huge beach party! Spent two nights on base and loved every minute of it...
    LifeOfaMarineGirlfriend20 LifeOfaMarineGirlfriend20 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    My Marine And I

    Hi! My name is Emily. My Marine's name is Marcus. He is stationed in Okinawa. And I am a college student in Georgia. I'm pretty good about not letting my emotions of him being gone effect me and the people around me. But I have been thinking about going to see him in Okinawa for...
    FindingMyself94 FindingMyself94 18-21, F 5 Responses Oct 1, 2013

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    My boyfriend leaves tomorrow

    for boot camp, and I am loosing it. I wake up crying and cry throughout the day until I fall asleep. Today is his family day and I'm not able to be there. To make matters worse, the phone bill wasn't paid in time so he can't talk to me. So it almost feels like he's already gone...
    moer196 moer196 18-21, F 7 Responses Jul 20

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    Less then 30 days and my man will be graduating

    from bootcamp! I can not wait to see him. I already have butterflies
    martinsgirl martinsgirl 18-21 1 Response Jun 25

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    So I just got back from my weekend visit at

    Camp Pendleton from seeing my marine❤️❤️ so originally I was suppose to leave Saturday early in the morning to see him but I guess he couldn't wait that long enough. So Friday after I got off work he begged me to come see him and bring my little sister too so he could...
    LifeOfaMarineGirlfriend20 LifeOfaMarineGirlfriend20 18-21, F Jul 20

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    I wish I could come home from work

    and go to sleep in my marines arms:(
    martinsgirl martinsgirl 18-21 Jun 21

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    I finally got to see my marine today

    after 3 long *** months. It was totally worth it though. Anyone who's boyfriends just left for basic and you think how the hell am I going to do this? Or is this even worth it.... We'll I'm telling you it is. It's worth the lonely nights you stay up crying and the days you wish...
    martinsgirl martinsgirl 18-21 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Does anyone know about combat engineers?

    That's my boyfriends MOS. Any idea what will happen after his job school? Likely places he could be stationed? Chances of getting deployed?
    Militarygirl1189 Militarygirl1189 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 24

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    Soooo I got a call from brandon last

    night❤️ he's already at his recon barracks and he loves it! It was so nice talking to him and just laughing and joking around with each other💕 and he wants me to come visit this weekend and **** yes I'm going! And even better he gets to get off base so we can go hangout...
    LifeOfaMarineGirlfriend20 LifeOfaMarineGirlfriend20 18-21, F Jul 17

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    He got into the band yesterday!

    So proud of him!!!
    Kendykay Kendykay 18-21, F Jan 17

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    tonight is one of those nights

    when I just really miss his hugs and kisses. October please come faster :(
    elliecrow elliecrow 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Sighhhh

    Insecurities suck, even the most confident person can dabble with insecurities here and there. Self esteem and trust is at the top of the list. But with circumstances, like us, military girlfriends with our loved ones shipped out on deployments have more of a difficult time with...
    Jassy1211 Jassy1211 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 25, 2013

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    I mean.. I'm 16 and I'm gettin myself

    if to a mess. I don't know how I'm going to go thirteen weeks without him. You do not understand how much he means to me. I have never felt like this about anyone in my entire life. And in a little more than a month he will just be gone. And I'll have to deal with that. I can't...
    Savvanahhhh Savvanahhhh 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    Hi! :) Who doesn't love talking about their

    Marine!? Here to listen! :)
    amandaterbush amandaterbush 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    I Am A Military Gf

      Military Girlfriend I am a military girlfriend. I hold no formal recognition with the powers that be. I am at the bottom of the chain. I hold no military ID card, I am not a “dependent” or a parent. The man I love may face unspeakable dangers, and I am at the...
    jtplove06 jtplove06 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 18, 2009

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    I miss him. So much. So much

    that it physically hurts. It's only been a month with him in bootcamp, I thought I would be used to it by now you know? Used to missing him, used to loving him without nothing to hold, used to him not being here, and it scares me that I'm not. It overwhelms me everytime I...
    themarineproject themarineproject 18-21, F Jun 29

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    Cute Idea

    I found this really cute idea online. :) if your the kind to count the days until you see your marine, this is perfect. You have two clear containers one labeled days down...and the second marked days to go! You can use whatever. someone used clear glass pebbles i am using...
    khfuller52792 khfuller52792 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 4, 2012

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    Kay ladies I need your help!

    My marine is posting Facebook status like "if you want to talk hit me up". He just graduated yesterday from boot camp and will be home tomorrow but I'm starting to get pissed and annoyed that he wants to talk to so many people. Like I know I need to be understanding but it's so...
    martinsgirl martinsgirl 18-21 1 Response 4 days ago

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    How I Met My Marine

    I am not a writer and I don't have a way with words, but I am a Marine girlfriend who misses her man more than anything.  Writing this is my form of distraction and the way to get our story told.  Little did I know at the time, but I met the love of my life in high school at...
    barrettsgirl757 barrettsgirl757 22-25, F 8 Responses Jul 17, 2011

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    "The Strong One"

    Unfortunately these are not my own words, however, this is exactly how I feel and I could not have worded it any better myself. March 25, 2012 The Strong One…. "People keep telling me how brave I am to date a Marine, how they couldn’t imagine being in a relationship with a...
    meemhuston meemhuston 18-21, F 1 Response May 28, 2013

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    I finally received a letter from my baby!

    ! i am soo happy! 😁😁😁
    siimplyyliiz siimplyyliiz 18-21, F Jul 5

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    Semper Fi.. Always Faithful.

    . That's how we USMC girlfriends are.. We wait patiently and understand our man at all times.. :) we are tough women and unselfish ones whose heart belongs to a USMC..
    melleleeee melleleeee 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    My Marine will leave here in 25 days

    for boot camp... I have no idea what to do or say or how to feel. He's dreamt about becoming a Marine since he was 8 years old and he's so close. We've been together now for 2 years and 4 months, and in that time I've only learned to love him more. Though some days he is easily...
    moer196 moer196 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    Kendykay Kendykay 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 17

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