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I Am Going Into the Marines Oohrah

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 14 People

    January

    Thats when I leave for basic. I am excited and nervous. I wish I was around more women in the Marines. I like having role models, you know?
    YouRaiseMeUp YouRaiseMeUp 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 21, 2012

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    Joining The Marines But I Don't Think My Girlfriend Knows What She's Getting Into.

    I'm 26 and my girlfriend is 21 (been together almost 2 years) live together. I went to Meps over the weekend. I was gone for two days while my girlfriend was at her parents house. When I talked to her at the hotel that night she told me she was crying because she missed me. I...
    Alh86 Alh86 26-30, M Jun 11, 2012

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    Ugh... Decisions Decisions...

    I just took the asvab today, before i went to the federal building, me and my recruiter were going over possible jobs i could get depending on the score i got, so i was hoping the test score would weed out some jobs so i would be able to decide a little easier, but i scored a 91...
    swimmerguy swimmerguy 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 12, 2009

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    Under Two Months Left

    i leave in less than two months for boot camp and mct, been working out and running a lot, and my MOS is avionic electronics technician, havent gotten my specific assignment yet, but i'm excited because i want to be a pilot, so i need to apply for officer training programs and...
    swimmerguy swimmerguy 18-21, M 5 Responses Jun 7, 2009

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    T-minus 4 Months

    I passed my physical for the marines, and i swear in april first, i cant any earlier because my recruiters already swore in as many as they were allowed to, and then i have to wait until july to go to san diego for boot camp because i have to wait for my friend to graduate who is...
    swimmerguy swimmerguy 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 18, 2009

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    Semper Fidelis..parris Island

    My name is Jenna I leave for PI in 15 wks.  (Boyfriend who is a marine) and I broke up...I suppose its for the best.  Looking to meet new people.
    MarineGirl89 MarineGirl89 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 18, 2009

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    Like the title says, i don't know why but its just so frustrating, everything just ****** me off i feel so disappointed all the time worst of all is the fact that there is no one...
    maddawgkilla maddawgkilla 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 28

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    Okay... this a category where you can mention one movie a day for 100 days. It doesn't have to be consecutive days. Just a category to share your favorite films. Up to the...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M Oct 23

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    I've been wanting to go into the marines since I was 17. I'm glad however my parents had me grab a bachelors before even going in. but now IDK what field to go into especially...
    Mystique91 Mystique91 22-25, F Nov 13

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    I am in love with a man in the Marines. It gets hard sometimes. But the distance is worth it in the end.
    Usmcsweetheart07 Usmcsweetheart07 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 22

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    Day 24: Since You Went Away, 1944 starring Claudette Colbert, Joseph Cotten, Jennifer Jones, Shirley Temple, Robert Walker, Monty Woolley and a dog named soda. An essential in the...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 4 days ago

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    Well ladies, it was one of those days. The day where you just break down. It wasn't even all because of my marine. It was mostly because my brother flipped the hell out on me and...
    MarinesGirl94 MarinesGirl94 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 26

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    I'm sorry to whoever may read this that I made it so long, but its late and I'm tired of writing in my journal, at least here there's a possibility of a response and I need to let...
    littlebitoflucky littlebitoflucky 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 22

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    I don't know how I'm going to react if that were to ever happen- you know running into my ex. I'm relieved in a way that that's not going to happen anytime soon because he lives in...
    ira01 ira01 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I am definitely going to gain weight This thanksgiving I'm going turn into a turkey :)
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 9

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    I just feel really awkward when it happens. I've ran into a few people & it's been an alright experience I've said hi or hey, throw a smile...if it's an old high school friend...
    Isayis23 Isayis23 26-30, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Scared about tomorrow. Going to the neurologist to talk about the next step for my situation. I'm terrified. I mean, I'm assuming if something was/really wrong, they would have...
    lizygurl lizygurl 18-21, F Oct 22

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    I am so damn tired of being alone. Going to bed alone. Getting up alone. Spending the day at my desk working in my office alone. I wish I could say **** it all and walk out...
    abrokenlittlegirl abrokenlittlegirl 46-50, F 7 Responses Oct 23

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    Three days ago my mummy took me shopping for a new one piece it had to pink and a at least a size 5 little girls the one she brought me has frills around the legs and I will be...
    sissy1972 sissy1972 22-25, T Oct 24

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    So what will it take? I know you don’t want to hear it, but it’s going to take one day at a time. You need to start making deliberate choices and stop sleepwalking through life...
    gonzalez1996e gonzalez1996e 18-21, M Oct 27

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    I have a abusive mother that I still live with. Recently I've been trying to stay away from people that I feel will hold me back in life. My mom told me that I am crazy because...
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    She hunts by night, her prey unaware. She smells their fear of the unknown. Each movement is seen by her brightened night vision. Their blood pumping through their veins growing...
    LadyLouisiana LadyLouisiana 56-60, F 3 Responses Oct 29

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    "Into the Wild" is a movie based on a book by the same name.The spirit of adventure.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m7vSBlgf0eQA real story. A 24 year old man drops everything...
    miazeus miazeus 56-60, F 1 Response Oct 29

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    Today, I wanted to climb up on top of the hills that tower above me and jump off. I wanted to jump and feel the wind making my hair rise up behind me. I wanted to spread my arms...
    TheBellaBubbles TheBellaBubbles 16-17, F Oct 30

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    Right now is really bad. I haven't had a good amount of sleep in the past few days. Lake of sleep = intolerant Intolerant = irritated Irritated = angry Angry = upset Upset...
    AngelWithASecret2 AngelWithASecret2 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 31

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    I feel really awful. I usually NEVER fight with my brother. We're actually really close, even though I'm 14 and he's 16. We've been even closer as siblings since our parents...
    ThisIsJustForFun ThisIsJustForFun 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 3

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    I might lose my house as my ex has done the dirty and is trying to take all I have,he has robbed me blind and left me in debt,I found the love of my life that made things a bit...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 4

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    It's amazing how much your group of 'friends' changes from middle school to the time you're 21. I thought I had a lot of friends in high school, but when we graduated, I stopped...
    ranchlife14 ranchlife14 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 8

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    Maybe not "coming into style" per se, but I keep finding out that more and more of my friends give little to no ***** about nudity or being naked around others. It's not even a...
    WierdSteve WierdSteve 22-25, M Nov 9

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    Today was a great day for me :3 I am a survivor of mental, physical, and sexual abuse. And today I managed to take part 1 of my CPR class!! This is huge for me. I even had to...
    luna1912 luna1912 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 9

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    We completely ended it about 3 weeks ago, or more. I am so numb that I even ignored the date and everything related, so I can't give an exact measure of time. Truly, it feels like...
    ofthisgirl90 ofthisgirl90 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 11

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    My wife's parents live in one of our apartments in the house next to us. They went on vacation and we were left house sitting. We hadn't been in there for about five days. My wife...
    Dartanian Dartanian 36-40, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    An interesting person you have met.So a week back, I went to watch the movie Interstellar with one of my friend. As we went to purchase our tickets I felt a tap on my shoulder. I...
    Girlwithbrains Girlwithbrains 18-21, F 6 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    I broke down yesterday. Between school, work, and him, I've been under too much stress. I was managing it to an extent, but the break up really pushed me over the edge. In a day I...
    danii92 danii92 22-25, F Oct 24

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    Our life isn't an easy one and has had plenty of ups and downs (as you described it a rollacoaster) but whatever happens we are always there for one another even if you want to...
    Sirwithherkey Sirwithherkey 31-35, M 1 Response Oct 28

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    Nov 6th, 2014, I will walk into a room full of people and introduce myself as Jessica, for the first time. I don't know what to wear. My senses say glamorous, my sensibilities say...
    JessicaDale JessicaDale 51-55 5 Responses Oct 28

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    Day 7, in honor of Halloween, the 1956 movie Invasion Of The Bodysnatchers with Dana Wynter and Kevin McCarthy. The ultimate thriller! Oh those pods, seems like most people today...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M Oct 31

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    I'm in one thing currently. It's not a bad thing, but it is not giving me any benefits. I wish to change to another thing, but their results are in waiting. I'm not sure that I get...
    Solutionist Solutionist 18-21, M 3 Responses Oct 31

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    I was training out of town for my job. The training was intense and challenging both physically and mentally. The accommodations were awful and making me physically ill, but the...
    tkioblu tkioblu 46-50, F Nov 1

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    I really am. I can't handle everything. By everything I mean time. I know time is running out. I'm freaking out inside. I'm counting down, for what? You might ask. Well, I'm not...
    walkinwonder walkinwonder 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 2

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    So he texted me again after ignored me for 3 days.. Telling bout his internship and stuffs innocently.. And I was nicely responding to him and wish him a very good luck with his...
    paupaw paupaw 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 3

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    Crap 7:36 am. I have work at 9:30am?? Fvck sleep it would not get into my nerves. And then I will be sleepy at work if I'm not busy. Nah at least I'm feeling something.. I'm not...
    noxicillin noxicillin 26-30, F Nov 5

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    It's amazing how one day someone walks into your life and the next day you wonder how you lived without them...
    LoveHadassah LoveHadassah 18-21, F Nov 6

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    Its time I finish degree and get off ***. I think ill go into psychology. I think id do pretty well at it. Im extremely fascinated by the human mind. And everyone always seems to...
    SadisticPsychopathicBitch69 SadisticPsychopathicBitch69 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 6

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    I'm so broken... I can't stop crying... It hurts so much... We've broken up and I have to work with her everyday, have to see her pretty face, and know that I'll never get to hold...
    MrCutBleedSmile MrCutBleedSmile 18-21, M 5 Responses Nov 8

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    I wish! I could use it! lol i am gonna curl up here and go drift away into my dreams. maybe I'll have a grand adventure! ;)
    SadisticPsychopathicBitch69 SadisticPsychopathicBitch69 31-35, F Nov 8