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

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

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    TommyGirl0615 TommyGirl0615 18-21, F a week ago

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    jamiacc11 jamiacc11 26-30, F Jun 15

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

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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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    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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    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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    CaitDamewood CaitDamewood 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Is anyone else's SO in MCT?

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

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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 a week 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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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, 2014

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    Please check out this link

    and share it with your friends to help me raise money to go see my marine it would mean so much :) gofundme.com/x9s9sms
    samtaylor3 samtaylor3 18-21 Jun 17

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    Usmcgf524 Usmcgf524 22-25, F 2 Responses 6 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 43 Responses Jul 14, 2011

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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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    My boyfriend left for boot camp today

    and even though it hasn't been one day yet I miss him terribly. Granite we are very young but we've know each other for some time now. He's my best friend, we did everything together with him gone now I'm just broken. Does it get any easier?
    Sierratimms29 Sierratimms29 16-17 2 Responses Jun 14

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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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    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 a mess tonight. I've been very ungrateful

    and needy lately. like my boyfriend is reallllllly good at making time for me, sneaking his phone around so I have like all access to him, even in bootcamp I got over 30 letters which is unusual for a recruit so he's just amazing at squeezing in time for me. but this week he was...
    elliecrow elliecrow 18-21, F Jun 13

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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'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 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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    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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    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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    zombiebeauty48 zombiebeauty48 22-25, F 5 Responses Mar 16, 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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    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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    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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    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 a week ago

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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 2 days ago

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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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