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I Am the Girlfriend, Fiance, Or Wife of a United States Marine

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    emmatee emmatee 18-21, F 4 Responses May 14, 2014

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    Things I've Learned && An Update

    Being in a relationship with my Marine has taught me a few things: Friends: -who are not in the same situation often do not know what to say, and tend to say the wrong things unintentionally. let it go. -who know what you're going through are great for advice, and always...
    Lexie19 Lexie19 22-25, F 12 Responses Dec 8, 2011

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    My Marine Husband

    I am married to a Marine. Yeah at times it is a little rough. But when I married him I knew what I was taking on I wasn't just marring him I married the Marine Corps. also. And I am ok with that. I will tell you this you have to be stronger than your Marine. Cause they look at us...
    MARL MARL 21-25, F 23 Responses Jun 4, 2007

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    I love my husband, but I hate his job right now.

    Its his first and only enlistment (thankfully!). This lifestyle has been hard on both of us. Our marriage is awesome, we have great communication, it is just the fact we can't help but feel taken from. I am 9 months pregnant with our first baby. He is right now out in the field...
    morhar morhar 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Hey again guys....desperately need multiple

    opinions on something that literally took my breath away. So long story short you know how people get in "tifs" when they drink and so on and so forth. Well my boyfriend and all my friends went out...him and I didn't fight but one of my friends acted a fool. again long story...
    sarah143757 sarah143757 26-30, F Jan 17

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    Marine Girlfriend: definition The strongest

    girls that God paired with the toughest guys. They are loyal and faithful to their men no matter where they are. They are willing to wait an eternity to be with their men.
    HisProudMarineGirlfriend HisProudMarineGirlfriend 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 8, 2014

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    Younger women dating older men mainly

    because younger women are attracted older men. older men mature, confident, stable .Mature guys always know how to treat their women.These younger women are looking for their age gap love romance.For older men, Younger women older men relationships will surely make an older man...
    minnieccaa minnieccaa 26-30, F Jan 19

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    emmatee emmatee 18-21, F 3 Responses May 24, 2014

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    My boyfriend is a little over halfway done with

    bootcamp and im so excited!! Im unable to attend his graduation but do y'all have any ideas as to what I should get him for a graduation gift? I want to surprise him :)
    ProudPrincess ProudPrincess 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 19

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    What a sweet surprise!

    This morning as I was laying in bed trying to catch more zzz, someone was at my door. Finally, after the second door bell, I grumpily got up to see who was bothering me. By the time I got to my door however, whoever was there had already left. Instead, there was a box that had...
    MochaChocolatte MochaChocolatte 22-25 2 Responses Jan 11, 2014

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    My boyfriend is 27 and outta the marines

    but has to go back if a war starts. He has PTSD and some other medical illnesses. the point is he keeps thinking I'm gonna leave him is that normal?
    ThankYouSoldiers ThankYouSoldiers 18-21, F 7 Responses Jan 16

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    zombiebeauty48 zombiebeauty48 22-25, F 5 Responses Mar 16, 2014

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    Homecoming Reality

    I'm not sure why people don't talk about the realities of homecoming and adjusting to life, love and relationships, post-deployment, but it's something people need to hear. Homecoming is the most amazing moment you will ever experienced. There's something to be said about...
    Storm25 Storm25 26-30, F 8 Responses Nov 13, 2012

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    I see a lot of girls calling their Marine,

    "Soldier".. Marines are not soldiers. They are simply Marines..
    LovemyMarine1221 LovemyMarine1221 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 13, 2014

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    I feel like my Christmas wish came true tonight

    he asked me to marry him while we were on the phone
    mzvrgo21 mzvrgo21 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 15, 2014

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    So going on week three of him being at basic,

    I have never missed him so much, but I got the first letter a couple days ago, and that has helped a lot. But one thing thats really tough is He is my best friend and is the one I can always talk to, but I know better then to send my troubles to him, so I'm going to tell all of...
    dannygirl656 dannygirl656 18-21, F 21 hrs ago

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    8 Tips For Surviving Deployment

    I found this online today and it made me cry. I realized today how rough this is going to be, but also how sure I am that he is worth it. I love him with my entire heart and could not ask for a better marine. 1. Go with the flow and make use of technology (IM, email, pics...
    Shantastic2016 Shantastic2016 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 28, 2013

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    Ah!!!! I'm So Freaking Happy!!!!!!!

    The best thing ever just happened!!!!! So as everyone knows Alex has been at boot camp for about a month now. And just like 5 min ago I got a call from a weird number and it was him!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! His DI let him make a call. He sounded so hoarse but it was AMAZING to hear his...
    Af10645 Af10645 16-17, F 18 Responses Jul 19, 2011

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    I got my phone call today.

    <3 It was a whole 9 minutes and 38 seconds! I feel so lucky. He's officially a Marine now and I'll get to see him is 4 days!!! ^-^ So ready!
    FutureMrsCobos FutureMrsCobos 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 18

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    Missing Your Boyfriend Whose In the Military.

    Missing your boyfriend whose in the military. 1. You wear old sweatpants and sweatshirts to bed. 2. You can watch whatever you want on TV without arguing with him first 3. You get up in the middle of the night to check your e-mail. 4. You sleep with your cell phone...
    deleted deleted 26-30 105 Responses Dec 8, 2008

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    You are all beautiful.

    And even if you didn't hear from him today he loves you and he's thinking about you all the time.
    Kendykay Kendykay 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 12, 2014

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    Dating a marine is sometimes a roller coaster.

    ...and I have been in my feelings lately so that's just making things even more crazy, and I really don't know why I've been feeling like this lately! I mean maybe because he's stressed out right now and I can't physically be there to comfort him or make him feel better??? I...
    Nmxx7 Nmxx7 16-17, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    2 months down. 1 to go!

    I cant believe this. I am so excited for him to come home! I hope this month flies by!!
    ProudPrincess ProudPrincess 18-21, F 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    1 month 2 weeks and 0 days till I watch my baby

    graduate!!!! Ekkkkkkkkkkkkk so excitedddddd :)
    arikaannbolin arikaannbolin 16-17, F Nov 4, 2014

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    A Marine Girlfriend's Prayer

    Soo, I was just sitting here bumming around waiting for a call from my marine when I stumbled upon this super dooper cute/tear jerker of a prayer some how. "Dear Lord, before I close my eyes to sleep, I pray thee, Lord, his soul to keep. Keep him here, safe and sound. Keep...
    Paigerina Paigerina 18-21, F 109 Responses Jul 27, 2008

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    For The New Gals...how To Survive Your Boyfriend Leaving For Usmc Bootcamp.

    Hey girls. My name is Oakley. My boyfriend graduated from USMC bootcamp on January 11th, and is currently in his second phase of training. I thought I would write this blog and hopefully answer any questions you have. First off, even though 3 months seems like a long time, it...
    MarineGirlfriend3002 MarineGirlfriend3002 18-21, F 23 Responses Feb 5, 2013

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    Hey everyone I'm looking

    for girls that can relate obviously because no one I know can. I'd love to get to know more girls on here and it'd be cool to actually know some girls when I go down to visit my bf. anywho message me if you wanna chat I'm very outgoing and love meeting new people! :)
    Lexxxy30 Lexxxy30 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 15, 2014

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    I just got my boyfriends address to send him

    letters!! Within the same 20 minuets of me getting it i saw the mail man!! Yesterday was a good day!
    jennachristine jennachristine 18-21, F Jan 21

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    Still jobless and hating this town.

    I know no one and can go nowhere. oh and still car less....FML
    violetviola violetviola 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Just made some Valentines cupcake

    for him. He says that he will have something to surprise me tomorrow, so now I have some cupcake to surprise him also LOL
    PaulineLe PaulineLe 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 17

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    Most Importantly, Remember Opsec. (please Read.)

    I've seen a handful of girls since I joined here posting to specific details and violating OPSEC (operation security) of deployments. My point of this post is NOT to lecture any women that is trying to express their feelings, but to inform them of OPSEC. When OPSEC is violated...
    Jordan29Palms Jordan29Palms 22-25, F 9 Responses Mar 17, 2012

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    So going on week three of him being at basic,

    I have never missed him so much, but I got the first letter a couple days ago, and that has helped a lot. But one thing thats really tough is He is my best friend and is the one I can always talk to, but I know better then to send my troubles to him, so I'm going to tell all of...
    dannygirl656 dannygirl656 18-21, F 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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    Everytime when I miss him,

    I watch this video so I feel better. The distance mean little when he means a lot to me ! http://youtu.be/eSU2JDvFSrY
    PaulineLe PaulineLe 26-30, F a week ago

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    I got my flight booked

    and my hotel reserved! 5 more weeks and I'll finally see him at his graduation, I hope this time flies !!<3 words cant stress how much I miss him.
    kassiereyes kassiereyes 16-17 1 day ago

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    I uhhh... am no longer the girlfriend of a

    marine I broke up with him this morning...
    ThankYouSoldiers ThankYouSoldiers 18-21, F 1 Response 22 hrs ago

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    it's the little things I love.

    it's him walking around his squad bay at camp gieger while he facetimes me introducing me to all his friends. it's the guys in his platoon that see me on FaceTime and say things like "is that your girlfriend? tell her I said goodnight ma'am" it's him half asleep,but he still...
    elliecrow elliecrow 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 5, 2014

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    So, Ive been here for a little over a month

    and i feel completely alone. i go to school but havent made any friends yet. the friends i do have are in my husbands platoon so they are with him. which he isnt even here during the week, hes only here on the weekends. I just need someone to talk too.
    wifeusmc27 wifeusmc27 18-21, F 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    My day was so busy for working

    and studying. But when he sent me this msg, all of my weariness melted away. I love him so much and looking forward to seeing him at this weekend! :)
    PaulineLe PaulineLe 26-30, F 16 hrs ago

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    Boyfriend is off to bootcamp in March

    and i cannot stop researching everything i need to know. i read so many blogs and watch so many videos. i think its a coping mechanism...
    krystallklearr krystallklearr 16-17, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    It's one of those nights again.

    Where I just lay down and look through our pictures and try really hard not to cry. So far it isn't working. I think this is my favorite picture because usually we'll both look at the camera or kiss for pictures but every now and then I get to catch one of the most beautiful...
    hotstreak426 hotstreak426 18-21, F Nov 6, 2014

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    My fiancé is currently going to finish up Msg

    school next month. At that point he will be overseas for three years. We can not get married until he completes his tour or he makes rank. Whichever comes first. I am missing him terribly and I am getting scared that the distance and time will end our relationship. He has been...
    UsmcMm UsmcMm 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 21

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    It's 4am .. & I'm laying here,

    feeling wide awake..just thinking about everything and how different it's going to be once I am in North Carolina in just almost 4 months. Wow. it's just starting to hit me that I'm leaving pretty soon after graduation. I do not regret anything though. I am very much in love...
    Nmxx7 Nmxx7 16-17, F Jan 20

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    Girlfriend In Need Of Advice

    My boyfriend left for boot camp 2 days ago and I'm beginning to wonder if I'm cut out for this long distance relationship. No matter what I do I feel anxious and scared about my future with him, mostly because of all the stories I've heard. I am really concerned that he will...
    Marywpse Marywpse 18-21 32 Responses Aug 27, 2013

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    Its starting to hit me

    that he's gone. Ive been crying all day. :( Can I sleep until April?! haha
    jennachristine jennachristine 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 13

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    I Love My Marine

    Being married to a Marine isn't the easiest thing to do. It can be a pain that is for sure. You never know when he's coming home and then they get deployed and you don't know when they are coming home. But it's worth every moment. I wouldn't trade it for nothing in the world. I...
    Derekswife Derekswife 26-30, F 13 Responses Jun 10, 2007

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    Although he has just got 2 days off

    for this weekend but he tries to come home to see me. And today he played Cello to surprise me. How sweet he is !!! I love him to death.
    PaulineLe PaulineLe 26-30, F Jan 18

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    Some of My Favorite Marine Quotes

    "If you can read, thank a teacher. If you can read in English, thank a Marine." By Ronald Reagan: "Some people spend an entire lifetime wondering if they made a difference. The Marines don't have that problem." "If you can't stand behind the troops...
    Caligirl125 Caligirl125 26-30, F 22 Responses Apr 30, 2009

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    It's family day for my boyfriend

    and he just called me off of his moms phone. It's the first I've heard his voice since he left back in November. We stopped writing letters mid December and now we're back to texting as well. His voice has lowered an octave and his personality seems so different... I don't know...
    sarahanngianna sarahanngianna 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    You Think You Know Me

    You think you know me, but you haven't the slightest clue.I am the brunette standing behind you at the grocery store, eyeing the latest "support our troops" magnet, while flipping through the latest magazine of Cosmopolitan.My thoughts are complicated and my mind is on some...
    llriley0510 llriley0510 26-30, F 10 Responses Apr 11, 2012

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    To All Of You Girls<3

    "You don't know, but I'm the girl who cries every morning, and hopes every night for his safe return. I'm the girl who drags herself out of bed every morning so that he will be proud of her when he comes home. I'm the girl who lies in bed longing for him to be lying next to me...
    elzkeith27 elzkeith27 18-21, F 43 Responses Jul 14, 2011

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    SO its been quite awhile

    since I've been on here, but I just said good by to him yesterday at the airport, right now he's probably getting yelled at by some DIs, I miss him so much already, we've never been apart for very long since we've been in a relationship, and I just want to cry, yet at the same...
    dannygirl656 dannygirl656 18-21, F Jan 13

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