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

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

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    And he's gone ): ufffff.

    ...I swear this doesn't get easier....
    MyMarinesBabyGirl MyMarinesBabyGirl 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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

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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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    CaitDamewood CaitDamewood 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 24

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    JMaliuts JMaliuts 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 21

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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 a week ago

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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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    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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    There are numerous older men in the world

    who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to find women for dating and companionship. The spokesperson reports that many older men have started finding perfect companions through their...
    bellecc11 bellecc11 26-30, F 1 hr ago

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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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    Usmcgf524 Usmcgf524 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 25

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    49 days till I fly out to San Diego to see my

    boyfriends final stage of becoming a Marine 50 days left till I see my baby on family day! 51 Till I see him graduate!!! :D :D
    JMaliuts JMaliuts 16-17, F 1 Response 23 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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    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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    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'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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    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 Jun 29

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

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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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    He leaves for basic in March.

    I know it's good for him.. but it's going to suck for me.
    Chloejoyyy Chloejoyyy 16-17, F 23 hrs ago

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    Less than 50 days and I get to go see my boy in

    San Diego ! This has been a tough 3 months but now I just can't wait to see him ☺️😊
    LyneReil LyneReil 16-17, F 5 hrs 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 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 8, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    Is anyone else's SO in MCT?

    2 weeks down. 2 more to go...
    ggcxoxo ggcxoxo 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 29

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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 3 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 13 Responses Dec 8, 2011

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 Jun 29

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    j37x j37x 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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