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I Am Going Into the Marines Oohrah

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 14 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 Nov 17

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    I'll spend one last day with my boyfriend well before going overseas with my family! Sweden, here we come! ^^
    TetraZL TetraZL 13-15, F 2 hrs ago

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    So, I belong to a family of 8, five sisters, me the oldest and my parents. My mother is a hardworking individual while my dad is a drunk who quit his job a few months back. His...
    jonlehawk jonlehawk 16-17, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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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 Nov 18

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    I don't know how it all happened, or at least I am pretending not to know. Lately I've been waking up in a mild panic just as I fall asleep. I flip on the lights and wait until I...
    Friability Friability 18-21 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Im going to make this quick but realistic.One night at the club I was with a bunch of friends and then I was bored so I decided to walk home by myself. while I was on my way home...
    Bdshoxh Bdshoxh 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    I told the guy I dated yesterday that I m not into him, I can't love him, he said we can be friends. When a guy I have no feeling for looking on my eyes for more than 3 seconds, I...
    Mangostrawberrybanana Mangostrawberrybanana 31-35, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Ok, just ran into my ex that couldn't commit. Haven't seen him in little over two weeks. Since the day he ended it. We've only talked twice via txt. Ok, the day he said couldn't...
    rhae963 rhae963 41-45, F 1 Response 16 hrs 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 Nov 19

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    I used to be a balanced 50% sane, and 50% insane. Now after my nervous breakdown last September, that got me put into a mental institution for the 2nd time. I am now 20% sane and 7...
    psychologicallydamaged psychologicallydamaged 41-45, F 3 days ago

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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...
    OTexperience OTexperience 22-25, F Oct 28

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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 3 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 Nov 15

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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 8 Responses 6 days ago

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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...
    PsychoBitch69 PsychoBitch69 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! ;)
    PsychoBitch69 PsychoBitch69 31-35, F Nov 8

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    Life is not bad at all you know its just the fact we gotta go through this stupid system they made up . We gotta pay for education and then pay for land and food and shelter . Wow...
    miz0217 miz0217 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 9