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

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    I seen a lotof girls post on here

    that their bummed for no phone call its alright ladies ! Just like I told my friend who I met on this site No News Is GOOD News :) just remember that happy late thanksgiving to y'all have an amazing weekend stay strong time flys ! Here for anyone who needs to talk about anything...
    ayramtorres ayramtorres 18-21, F Nov 28

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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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    Well it looks like my fiancé is most likely

    going to be getting out soon. While this was a very new experience for me, it has shown just how strong I am for our relationship and how much I really do love him. I am kind of sad that he is getting out but at the same time I'm happy to have him back and not worry about him...
    infinitelovexo infinitelovexo 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    It's been a week and a half

    since my boyfriend left for boot camp. I just got his address from the recruiter so I started sending letters yesterday. Sometimes it seems like forever until I see him. Will he be different when I see him again? What's it like seeing him for the first time? When do you usually...
    ciaralowe ciaralowe 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 10

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    arikaannbolin arikaannbolin 16-17, F Dec 1

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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

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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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    My love is 23 years older

    than me. We met a few years ago online via AgeMeet.com. It was totally platonic but I broke off contact due to doing other things in my life, I wasn't quite ready to explore my spirituality. At the beggining of the year we got back into contact and basically fell in love over...
    cassiecc11 cassiecc11 26-30, F Dec 4

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    My boyfriend of two years left yesterday

    and it doesn't seem like I'm adjusting at all to the change. I constantly miss him and feel like I wanna cry. Does it get any easier as time progresses ?
    Kayyreese Kayyreese 18-21 2 Responses Dec 2

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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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    So this is my rant for the night.

    .. I didnt move up here for me. I moved up here for him. I hate it here. Not only do i know like noone here but i cant even leave the house. We only have one car right now so i only get to leave on saturdays and Sundays. and the only places we ever go is to walmart or the mall to...
    violetviola violetviola 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    This is my first post on here,

    and first time ever talking about this at all. My boyfriend, who lives 4 states away to begin with, has been at bootcamp for almost exactly a month now. I am so beyond proud of him and so happy he is doing what he's been dreaming of doing since I met him, but this has been so...
    sarahanngianna sarahanngianna 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 29

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    Finally heard from my marine I love

    when we have our usual goofy conversations it makes him feel close. He told me that he's going to be deployed to Japan in June ...I think my heart dropped.
    mzvrgo21 mzvrgo21 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 4

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    moving to Norfolk in two weeks!

    cant wait to be with my husband for Christmas! are there any of yall stationed there? would love to meet some people considered he has deployment orders for march. only have a few months to make friends before he leaves.
    wifeusmc27 wifeusmc27 18-21, F Dec 2

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    So I am new to this! I just started dating my

    marine a few weeks ago and I'm not sure how feel. He left for training a week ago (only a week into our relationship) and we write letters a lot but since we aren't that close its kind of awkward. Any advice?
    sarahcayganst sarahcayganst 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 10

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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

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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 5 days ago

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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

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    4th week now :) 9 more to go !

    !! This is going by faster than Ithought and getting my ffirst letter from him finally made me feel even more happy can't wait to see my man soon looking forward to it so badly !!
    ayramtorres ayramtorres 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 7

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    Well he's officially on his way back

    now to Camp Lejeune. I was glad that I got to see him one last time before he left. If I'm lucky I'll only have 4 more weeks until I get to see him again for the Christmas holiday and he'll get to stay home a whole two weeks! Keeping my fingers crossed that his next leave gets...
    infinitelovexo infinitelovexo 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 30

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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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    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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    emmatee emmatee 18-21, F 4 Responses May 14

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

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    Talking to him on Christmas

    and hopefully seeing him on my birthday... Happy things to look forward trying to stay positive.. I love my marine wouldn't trade him for anything <3
    Kyah2 Kyah2 16-17 Dec 12

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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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    I am wondering if any of you guys

    who have dealt with bootcamp, when did you book your hotels and stuff for graduation, and did you stay on base or get a hotel off base. Like how does this all work! Need help asap! Please!?
    Shelbbbb1 Shelbbbb1 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 30

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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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    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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    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 need some advice. My boyfriend graduated boot

    camp and is home on his 10 days leave right now. Seeing him graduate was amazing and so was spending time with him. He even got me his graduation ring as a promise that even though he's a marine now and things are gonna be harder that he'll still always love me. But now because...
    Kendykay Kendykay 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 8

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    I miss my baby soooooo much omg waiting

    for him to pop the question in a few years .... I love him so much
    Kyah2 Kyah2 16-17 5 days ago

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    I was talking to my boyfriend the other night

    and he asked if I would be mad at him if he went into the Army in 2 years. I told him I would never be mad at him for doing what he loves to do. I'll be behind him the whole way no matter what he wants to do! I waited for him in the Marines I'll wait for him in the Army as well...
    MarineGirlfriendMary MarineGirlfriendMary 18-21, F Dec 1

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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

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    Kinda lonely night and day .

    .. Haven't spoken to him .. :( I want to hear his voice before I go to bed, but he needs his rest
    Kyah2 Kyah2 16-17 Dec 4

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    Kyah2 Kyah2 16-17 Dec 10

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    Going to be a bad day had the worst dream n he

    didn't respond... Idk maybe he's busy .. He is busy but that was the saddest dream ever 😞
    Kyah2 Kyah2 16-17 Dec 5

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    emmatee emmatee 18-21, F 3 Responses May 24

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    arikaannbolin arikaannbolin 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 10

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    just got into my first little argument with my

    marine. last night he said he has been holding a lot back and not telling me things but he had to wait until morning to talk. by the way he was talking to me and had been talking to me for the past few days...it did not look good. I immediately felt broken and scared and didn't...
    elliecrow elliecrow 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 4

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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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    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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