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

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    samtaylor3 samtaylor3 18-21 Jun 17

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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 14 hrs ago

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    CaitDamewood CaitDamewood 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 24

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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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    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 4 days ago

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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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    We will get married in court in August

    and have a formal wedding in May next year! :)) I'm so happy but also stressed out a lot to prepare everything for our wedding next year! Too much things to do......
    PaulineLe PaulineLe 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 15

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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 a week ago

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

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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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    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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    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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    Usmcgf524 Usmcgf524 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 25

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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 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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    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 2 days ago

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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 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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    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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    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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    j37x j37x 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    so happy I got to spend this weekend with my

    marine. he has to go back to his base, 772 miles away tomorrow but that's okay because our time together was wonderful. he makes me so happy, he spoils me and treats me like a princess, and is open. I miss him already but the countdown for him coming home on labor day weekend...
    careuhambur careuhambur 16-17, F 1 hr ago

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    We finally got married today,

    a lot simpler than I thought it would be. But now I'm officially a marine wife! :D
    infinitelovexo infinitelovexo 18-21, F 6 Responses Apr 7

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

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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 2 Responses 5 days ago

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

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    Went to pick up my mom from her business

    conference only to see my marine coming down the escalator with my mom. Best Surprise Ever!!!!❤️❤️
    jackie997 jackie997 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 2

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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 26-30 106 Responses Dec 8, 2008

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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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    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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    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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    Is anyone else's SO in MCT?

    2 weeks down. 2 more to go...
    ggcxoxo ggcxoxo 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    So technically I'm not his girlfriend,

    but I think that's what will end up happening. We actually met shortly before he left for boot camp a little over a week ago. We hung out a few times and the day before he left, he gave me an address to send letters to and I gave him mine. His last text to me said "I hope to...
    kelsiex920 kelsiex920 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 16

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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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    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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    TommyGirl0615 TommyGirl0615 18-21, F Jun 24

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    JMaliuts JMaliuts 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 21

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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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    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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