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

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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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    Okay so I need some advice on inlaws here -

    when I got my first letter from my boyfriend (he's at boot camp) about 2 weeks ago I texted both of his parents to let them know that I had heard from him and also because at the end of it he said to have his parents check their mailbox. So I texted them and his step mom seemed...
    Kendykay Kendykay 18-21, F 5 Responses Oct 4

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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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    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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    Today he started phase 2 of boot camp.

    I wouldn't trade the pride that I get to feel for anything. 1/3 of the way there already!!
    Kendykay Kendykay 18-21, F 6 days ago

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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

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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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    I have some questions

    for you ladies, I hope you don't mind. My name is Shyanne, I'm 19. My boyfriend, Alan is 20. We have been together almost 3 years and he is leaving for Marine boot camp in 13 days. I know boot camps is 13 weeks and since he is leaving in late October he should graduate in...
    FutureMrsCobos FutureMrsCobos 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Deployment Advice - For Everyone!!

    I noticed a lot of stories about deployments and boot camp and every time I give these people advice I always find I’ve missed something so I’m breaking it down I’m talking deployment but if he’s in boot camp keep reading either way I think it’s relevant for everyone of...
    Storm25 Storm25 26-30, F 6 Responses May 9, 2012

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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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    I Got Letters!!! I've never been

    so excited. Today was the first day i'll be sending him out a letter after receiving his address this weekend. He sent me 2 letters, and he was so romantic. He's usually the type to not express his feelings but I'm guessing now he's surely making sure I know everything. I like...
    HisRightBoobie HisRightBoobie 18-21, F Oct 6

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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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    So I've been really stressed in my life between

    school, work, and my home issues I'm almost at the point of having an anxiety attack. I don't want to cry because I'm trying so hard to be strong for the both of us (my bf and I) even though he's not here. He's my best friend so not being able to tell him my problems, and just...
    HisRightBoobie HisRightBoobie 18-21, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    So this morning I was very worried about my

    boyfriend due to the fact that in his last letter he talked about how much his knees hurt him. I got very worried because I know he had tendinitis before he left, and stretched a lot for it. But now that he's been under a lot of pressure he hasn't had time. But then a friend...
    HisRightBoobie HisRightBoobie 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    HoneybeeUSMgf HoneybeeUSMgf 31-35, F Oct 9

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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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    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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    I need some advice on how to handle my mom.

    My husband just got his orders to be stationed in Virginia. My plan is to transfer schools so we can live together for the first time in pretty much a year. My mom is fighting me hard on this decision. I have always listened to her on every major life decision. This is the first...
    wifeusmc27 wifeusmc27 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 7

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    What if I'm not okay?

    I love him so much, more than life itself but what if loves not enough? Is it normal to have doubts? to be scared? I'm afraid love won't be enough. He's in MCT, haven't heard from him in 3.5 weeks. I'll see him for graduation, and then he's moving to the west coast for school...
    themarineproject themarineproject 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 8

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    zombiebeauty48 zombiebeauty48 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 16

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    I want to make new friends on here.

    I really enjoy meeting new people who can understand what I'm going through. If you feel the same message me ;)
    lovedesi lovedesi 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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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 42 Responses Jul 14, 2011

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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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    Being Married to a Marine

    Being married to a military man is alot harder than I could have ever expected. I remember before me and my husband were wed he told me that it was going to be tuff. I said " I can handle it.". Which I can. I just never expected to miss him so much. I never expected...
    marinewife24 marinewife24 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 15, 2007

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    So, after receiving his letters,

    I've been happy and relieved that he's okay. I send one everyday so he's never lonely. His sister mentioned that he said we can send him protein bars. Is that true? I wanted to send just one in each letter but i also don't want to get him in trouble.
    HisRightBoobie HisRightBoobie 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 8

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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

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    He sent me a Valentines Day gift!

    !! He double checked my tshirt size Sunday so I assumed I was getting a tshirt sometime. He 2-day shipped me a USMC girlfriend hoodie with a note saying "I love you! Happy Valentines Day!" Talk about excited when I got it! My first USMC clothing article! (:
    HisProudMarineGirlfriend HisProudMarineGirlfriend 16-17, F 4 Responses Feb 11

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    One thing I actually do hate.

    The constant frustration. How many of you miss the warmth of his arms? The comfort, the sweet kisses and the little moments that make this whole thing worth it...? Just me?
    lovedesi lovedesi 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 10

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    I talked to my marine today

    and he mentioned some of the guys in his unit (stationed overseas) don't ever receive any mail or care packages. With the holidays coming up (Halloween, Thanksgiving and all) I got the idea to get some packages together to mail to them so they won't feel forgotten. I'm in the...
    hotstreak426 hotstreak426 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    Got the third approval

    for my thesis...one step closer to see him!
    HoneybeeUSMgf HoneybeeUSMgf 31-35, F Oct 3

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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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    I don't think I have ever felt

    as lonely as I do right now. Yes, I'm sitting in a lecture hall full of people yet I feel like I'm all alone in the world. And it's all because my other half, my twin flame, my soul mate is halfway around the world and I won't get to see him until December. I've been without him...
    hotstreak426 hotstreak426 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 2

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    4 days for me to see him

    and guess what? there is an attempt of getting sick! EVERY single time, every single time I'm about to see him or even worst, when I'm with him I get sick! I told him he lowers my defences lol. So, I put on my pjs and took my medicine, I've been in bed since yesterday...
    HoneybeeUSMgf HoneybeeUSMgf 31-35, F 4 Responses Oct 11

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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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    A Little Pick Me Up For You Ladies

    I am your girlfriend, your lover and your everything. I have and will always stand behind you no matter where you decide to go. The marines has made our relationship stronger and even thought they get most of your time I will be the one you always come home to in the end. Things...
    Marriedmyheart Marriedmyheart 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 16, 2011

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    Facts Of Life...george Carlin Quote..

    Nick sent me this because he knows how much I love these types of things, and the last line is one of my fave quotes :) hope ya'll enjoy George Carlin's wife died early in 2008 and George followed her, dying in July 2008. It is ironic George Carlin - comedian of the 70's and 80...
    Lexie19 Lexie19 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 2, 2013

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    While it’s been like FOREVER

    since I last wrote on here – it’s insane actually!! I’m assuming there’s a ton of people I haven’t met and come to think of it I’m probably the newbie lol how the wheels have turned. Let me start with a quick re-introduction: My name is Storm I’m 30 and I’m from...
    Storm25 Storm25 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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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

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    His letter was really short

    but he ended with "just remember I love you and I'll see you in about 10 weeks" ...he knew I'd need to hear that even before I had the breakdown. He's perfect.
    Kendykay Kendykay 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 12

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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 26-30 104 Responses Dec 8, 2008

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    I'm in a way not so new to this experience.

    I have had friends/exes who were in the process before, and the process after bootcamp so this is sorta new to me. I actually have a boyfriend who is in bootcamp right now, and it is mind blowing. I found this website online, and I'm hoping to find others who could help me...
    HisRightBoobie HisRightBoobie 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 1

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    Today is our 4 year anniversary.

    It's hard that I can't see him or even hear his voice today but anniversaries are about the time that we have spent together, not just today. 65 days. We can do this.
    Kendykay Kendykay 18-21, F Oct 1

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    emmatee emmatee 18-21, F 4 Responses May 14

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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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    HoneybeeUSMgf HoneybeeUSMgf 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 9

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    Just got off the phone with my Marine.

    Bad news, he went to medical, got an X-ray and was told he has a hairline fracture in his hip. He's so far away and yet I feel his pain. I just want to hug him and love him. To make matters worst, his Cpl is convinced he's faking an injury and refuses to let him be on light duty...
    hotstreak426 hotstreak426 18-21, F 1 Response 22 hrs ago

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    emmatee emmatee 18-21, F 3 Responses May 24

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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 18-21 2 Responses Jan 11

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    I'm stressing too much.

    Today I've had these horrible headaches. I feel so tired and mentally drained all the time. I just wish all of his training was finally over so we can move to the next part in our lives. But these headaches are killing me!
    lovedesi lovedesi 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    "what A Military Spouse Knows" By Melissa Seligman

    I saw this on FB and had to share it. It is absolutely amazing <3 As many of you know, my husband came home from our third deployment not too long ago. During the deployment, a reporter asked me to share “What I Knew” about deployments and military life. This was my...
    lindsobeano lindsobeano 22-25, F 12 Responses Nov 4, 2011

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    15 days for me to see him.

    So many things on my mind that I'm not even counting.
    HoneybeeUSMgf HoneybeeUSMgf 31-35, F Oct 1

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    Starting to plan a trip to california

    for my man's graduation in late December! Hoping these last 2 months go fast!:)
    vbjklk vbjklk 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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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