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I Am Not In United States

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    Never Been

    Im from the UK, never been to the US although I have friends and family who have visited and lived there. It sounds good, I hope I get to go on holiday there one day. xx
    pine90apple pine90apple 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 20, 2009

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    Not Now

    Life is hard, I can't stay there because of my husband and daughter, and I can't stay away, because I miss the freedom of thought. I can't even think free anymore!
    LordVoldemort LordVoldemort 36-40, F 16 Responses Dec 13, 2009

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    An Expat In the Forming

    so it seems... that often i leave my dear US of A only to miss it, in addition to a select group of its inhabitants (all the people i know, and my adorable president/friend).  i miss it so much, as i do now, that i find myself at times to be a bit, dare i say, patriotic...
    meeeese meeeese 31-35 3 Responses Apr 21, 2009

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    Havent Even Been There :)

    Ive been born and raised in Australia my whole life the farthest ive been is New Zeland.Ive got cousins from America though but one is getting an Australian citizen ship soon so thats pretty cool,also I get to go there in 9 months even though I hate flying :/ To tell you the...
    Sarah1997 Sarah1997 13-15, F Feb 20, 2012

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    Nope........Not In the Good Ol' U S of a

    I am their northern neighbour..... CANADA! We RULE!!!!!!!! Mahahahahah! Although you are starting to catch up with us again....Now that you got rid of dickwad....... He looked just like a monkey.......Talked like one too. lol
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 1, 2009

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    I Am Half American

    Though most of my friends know that, I thought I should tell you that right now I am not in the United states. I'll be back in US around June if that's any consolation. I had a friend who thought I should be blocked or boycott because I am in a third world country. I was born...
    LordVoldemort LordVoldemort 36-40, F 65 Responses Apr 20, 2009

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    I just had one of the best nights of my life but on the way home tonight I couldn't help but wishing he was there with me. I'm terrified that he won't get a phone call tomorrow-it...
    careuhambur careuhambur 16-17, F 19 hrs ago

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    I just had one of the best nights of my life yet on my way home I couldn't help but wishing that he was there with me. My heart aches, it's his first weekend away at MCT and I'm...
    careuhambur careuhambur 16-17, F 19 hrs ago

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    Right now I'm currently dreading the fact that in exactly 3 weeks my bf will be leaving for boot camp... Anyone else have someone leaving for boot camp soon?
    SusanEst4 SusanEst4 18-21, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    Im going to feel so wimpy and fat next to him when he gets home...
    AmITheSun AmITheSun 16-17, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    They support wealthy crimes. Or hide such crimes. http://youtu.be/9ZnNVgr6xB8
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Mar 19

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    My boyfriend is leaving for Basic in a few weeks. We have been together for six years and I have known he wants to do this and I support him, but I also feel like I am losing my...
    sammyw242 sammyw242 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 19

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    http://www.gofundme.com/ovr1os Hello if anyone can help by either donating or spreading the word we will appreciate it. Thank you
    val8788 val8788 26-30, F Mar 20

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    Havent heard from him in almost 2 weeks no letters or calls :/ but i got 12 more days left to see him. Will he get his phone before family day ?
    Madelinex24 Madelinex24 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    It's kind of a good thing i been through this with my brother because i know what to expect for the most part & i know how to handle it .
    Madelinex24 Madelinex24 18-21, F Mar 21

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    Is Georgia hot around this time ? I have family day in 2 weeks i want to be dressed right
    Madelinex24 Madelinex24 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    I sent my last letter out and I get to see my boyfriend on April 2nd but I'm so nervous!
    Abilliongalaxies Abilliongalaxies 18-21, F Mar 22

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    Today his parents invites me for dinner with his family. OMG, I'm so nervous !!!
    PaulineLe PaulineLe 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    11 more days :O !!! Idk how to feel about this !
    Madelinex24 Madelinex24 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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    well... we broke up. I found out he has been cheating on me.. Thank you everyone that has helped me through everything. You're all lovely people!
    ProudPrincess ProudPrincess 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 22

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    Anyone else have clingy mother in laws?
    Abilliongalaxies Abilliongalaxies 18-21, F Mar 22

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    can I send food? my bf is at basic training, but before he left we would always eat twizzlers together. now were sending letters back at forth, but each letter so far he's...
    iamjbay iamjbay 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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    Well he left today, but luckily he gets a 96 for Easter so I'll be seeing him again in about two weeks, and I'll be on spring break! So glad he has a car now and can come visit me...
    infinitelovexo infinitelovexo 18-21, F Mar 22

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    This feels like the time he first left , no letters no calls for weeks .. I just can't :'( i need to hear from him it just drives me crazy. It's just really crazy how I'm living...
    Madelinex24 Madelinex24 18-21, F Mar 22

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    so what happens after basic training?
    iamjbay iamjbay 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    Hi, any on else the girlfriend of a drill instructor?
    onceupon001 onceupon001 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    So between starting a new job last week and taking care of my mom missing my man and all the other crazies in life. Last week was one of those that I didn't get a whole lot done...
    dannygirl656 dannygirl656 18-21, F Mar 24

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    Got to go to CA to watch my boyfriend graduate bootcamp and then had the most amazing 10 days of leave with him. He left today and it dawned on me that this is officially a long...
    vbjklk vbjklk 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    My boyfriend of 5 years left for basic training at the end of January and I just got back from his graduation. It was the most amazing thing seeing him!! I was shaking and my heart...
    meg622 meg622 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 24

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    Does anyone know the rules they have on cellphones once they're in SOI?
    vbjklk vbjklk 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    exactly one month until I fly down to North Carolina to see my Marine :D
    elliecrow elliecrow 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    8 DAYS until I finally get to see the love of my life... It has been the longest 13 weeks ever and I'm so ready for them to end, but not ready for what's to come... But I'm just...
    BrandiM96 BrandiM96 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 25

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    I got a job! Now is the time to save money to go to NC to visit him :))
    PaulineLe PaulineLe 26-30, F 4 Responses Mar 25

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    I got my first letter today!!!!! I am so excited!!!! I've written 17 letters since he left to boot camp. Should I send all of them now that I have his address? :)
    krystallklearr krystallklearr 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    Does anyone the time frame marines get when they are on liberty in SOI?
    vbjklk vbjklk 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    I'm 4 days away from seeing my bf after 3 long months , its hard to accept that i will see him in just few days . Im a bit anxious i dont know how to react .
    Madelinex24 Madelinex24 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 29

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    Today is one of my last days back home. I am planning on moving to the military base 1400 miles away. I was visiting, again, for a week. I am very anxious to be home. It just is...
    ts824 ts824 26-30, F Mar 29

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    Is there a dress code for us when visiting for family day in Georgia ?
    Madelinex24 Madelinex24 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 29

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    My boyfriend & I have been together for 10 months. Out of those 10 months I've seen him 5 times including the time we met when he was on leave. I didn't know he was in the military...
    wonlov3 wonlov3 18-21, F Mar 29

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    I'm having a hard time today. Get to see him again in 7 weeks. Then we will be facing our first deployment. Which he may miss the birth of our first child, and all of the wedding...
    mirandab3 mirandab3 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    this makes me so happy, he opened my care package on facetime last night and we talked for 3 hours. I miss him so much but he gets promoted to Lance Corporal today which makes me...
    elliecrow elliecrow 18-21, F Apr 1

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    Okay so I'm going to visit my fiance in 6 days for his Army graduation in Fort Jackson, SC and I have no idea what to wear. I was thinking about leggings, but I'm not sure if I can...
    love9996 love9996 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 1