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

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    CaitDamewood CaitDamewood 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 24

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    My boyfriend will be going to boot camp soon

    and I just need help knowing what will happen after that? We plan on getting married when he gets back so I have many questions about the benefits and everything else. If someone could help me a little I would very mic appreciate it :)!
    ValeHern ValeHern 18-21 Jun 25

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    I just feel like crying tonight.

    .. Today has been one of those days where I deeply miss my boyfriend :,(
    Usmcgf524 Usmcgf524 22-25, F Jun 23

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    Got my first letter today!

    He actually sent a couple of them :) so damn exciting! I can't wait for family day / graduation ❤️❤️
    knmercier knmercier 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 22

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    I've Got Something To Say

    Look ladies, Im not trying to offend anyone at all. You are all great, I read about your lives almost daily, and I feel like I know a lot of you. You are a different breed of girls..strong, faithful, and supportive to your Marine or Recruit..and I love and respect that about all...
    Seizetheday1026 Seizetheday1026 18-21, F 9 Responses Oct 9, 2011

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    Forever waiting for my first letter 😭 73

    long days until I can see him on family day
    knmercier knmercier 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 21

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    Does anyone have a Glide Account

    and knows the ins and outs of how the app works and what certain things mean? Question: When logging in to glide and clicking on a friend , once in the conversation it says at the very top under their name (example) Lisa 5 hours ago. Does that mean Lisa was on Glide 5 hours ago...
    SemperFiJWII SemperFiJWII 22-25, F 4 days ago

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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 26-30 107 Responses Dec 8, 2008

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    I'm Skyping my fiancé right now.

    He finally got approved to take a nine day leave and will be able to leave Hawaii to visit home for about a week. I thought it would be a year before I saw him again so I'm very excited. :] In ten days I will be able to see the love of my life in person. I'll be able to actually...
    AnonyB AnonyB 18-21, F Jun 19

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    I'm so extremely happy

    and grateful to be with my marine. Yesterday he came home and surprised his entire family & me. I was in tears I honestly had no idea he was coming home and I was so excited. I am ecstatic to say we will be spending the 4th of July weekend together & will finally have our...
    MyMarinesBabyGirl MyMarinesBabyGirl 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    My boyfriend just left

    for bootcamp on June 1st and honestly the first week of him being gone was hell. But I've been getting to know his family and getting close with his mom. We have only dated for about two months now but we have spent so much time together I really believe he is the guy I want to...
    Usmcgf524 Usmcgf524 22-25, F 4 Responses Jun 19

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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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    So I've been married to my husband

    for almost four years now. We met when I was 18, still in high school, and I fell so hard for him so so fast. He was 21, and was spending one last week whooping it up at the beach with his friends when he came into the restaurant I was waitressing at. He said it was love at...
    marinesprincess93 marinesprincess93 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 27

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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 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 8, 2014

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    emmatee emmatee 22-25, F 3 Responses May 14, 2014

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    28 Things You Should Know About Us :)

    1.)If she wasn't emotional before, that is all about to change.   2.) You getting a higher rank could just mean an automatic free lay.   3.) Get her a pair of your dog tags, ASAP, This is crucial, she will never take them off.   4.) Most of the time, you losing...
    ilovemymarinejmn ilovemymarinejmn 18-21, F 32 Responses Jun 27, 2011

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    I finally got my first letter today.

    . I was so happy that I almost cried!
    kelsiex920 kelsiex920 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 22

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

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    Ahh!! My Boyfriends mom said the family is

    pretty sure I'm the one! Made my night 💕 can't wait to see my babe at graduation!
    Usmcgf524 Usmcgf524 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 22

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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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    Usmc Love Handbook :)

    I got this from another group and i absolutely loved it!!the person that posted this said they found it on google :)its sooo perfect <3USMC Girlfriend Handbook1.Don’t count on anything.2.Don’t listen to anyone on the outside. All you will get is negative remarks, which...
    HanGayle14 HanGayle14 18-21, F 6 Responses Aug 1, 2012

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    Usmcgf524 Usmcgf524 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 25

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    And he's gone ): ufffff.

    ...I swear this doesn't get easier....
    MyMarinesBabyGirl MyMarinesBabyGirl 18-21, F 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    Sorry in advance for the long post

    but anything you can give me will help Hello, I'm looking for some guidance but also trying to give a heads up of sorts to us ladies who give our hearts to the men who join the Marines. I had been with my boyfriend for officially about 8 months before he left for marine basic...
    lmoore12 lmoore12 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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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 18-21, F 23 Responses Jun 4, 2007

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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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    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 1 Response Nov 6, 2014

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    Honestly missing the bootcamp days.

    ... At least there were letters then. Now it's random & rare when I hear from him. Most of the time I'm at work :( I just miss him so much!
    braem22 braem22 18-21 1 Response Jun 22

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    So I'm an emotional wreck I don't know why.

    I feel like I'm probably pmsing and overreacting. I just miss my marine so much. I am so grateful I get to talk to him once everyday for maybe 20mins. But I'm just a ball of emotion. Last night I cried all night. Don't even ask me why? Because I don't even know. He was out until...
    MyMarinesBabyGirl MyMarinesBabyGirl 18-21, F 5 Responses Jun 21

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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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    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 32 Responses Feb 5, 2013

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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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    emmatee emmatee 22-25, F 3 Responses May 24, 2014

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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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    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 soooo proud of him and myself for making it this far already. 23 more days!!!
    elliecrow elliecrow 18-21, F Apr 1

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    I just wanted to say thank you to all the people

    that have commented on my experiences and even messaged me with your motivating and kind words :) it truly means a lot and has helped me overcome many obstacles!
    CaitDamewood CaitDamewood 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    JMaliuts JMaliuts 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 21

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    Hi! So I'm new to this site

    and I'm also a new marine girlfriend. Two weeks in and I am quite sure this is the hardest emotional struggle I've ever experienced. Not only the long distance but the whole communication thing throws the whole relationship off balance. I'm a very needy person in terms of...
    Bananaruhma Bananaruhma 22-25, F 4 Responses Jun 27

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    made this care package

    for our anniversary on the Fourth of July!! I'm sending it early just because I'm so excited!!
    elliecrow elliecrow 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 22

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    My boyfriend left today

    for bootcamp. I know he will be back in 3 months but my heart ached every time I think last night was the last hug he gave me, the last kiss for all of summer. I had so many plans with him but his shipment date got pushed closer and closer until we only had one week after we...
    andrearuedas97 andrearuedas97 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 22

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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 found out my husband might be coming

    home from his deployment early and will be here in one week!!!!! i thought we still had 3 weeks to go! so freaking excited!
    wifeusmc27 wifeusmc27 18-21, F 6 days ago

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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 31 Responses Aug 27, 2013

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    hello I am new to all this.

    ..and I just really need help learning how to deal with all of it....I really need someone to talk to cause my friends don't understand?????? #missingMcGriff #devildogs #lonely
    TommyGirl0615 TommyGirl0615 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 24

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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've been talking to my Marine friend

    for 7 months before we became official he wanted to wait till he was on leave. We met in high school, beginning of senior year, he waited almost 3 years for me, he asked me out senior year but was laughing the entire time, I thought he was joking and never gave him a response...
    dwdlove dwdlove 18-21, F 3 Responses a week ago