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

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    He came home for Christmas

    and New Year. We had great time together and our families. He's coming back to his base right now. And he will not come home for his birthday next weekend. So I packed a birthday present box for him. But he will come home in the next following weekend, so we will celebrate his...
    PaulineLe PaulineLe 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 3

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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 44 Responses Jul 14, 2011

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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 been with my boyfriend on

    and off for 6 years .The reason is because he mostly in Japan and I don't get to see him for 2 years at time .This is his second time in Japan for 2 years .The other reason is his father try breaking us up his father has lot issues. What's hard is I'm trying to figure out if...
    kellner27 kellner27 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I don't understand why it's

    so much harder to have said goodbye this this... I've been crying none stop and I can't seem to get any better....
    etrigo etrigo 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 3

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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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    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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    Anyone deal with the military tearing your

    relationship apart .Me and my bf been together on and off for 5 years .I only see him for 2 weeks or a month than I won't see him for 2 years .He get station over sea a lot .Please help !!!!!!!
    kellner27 kellner27 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 26

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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...
    natalieccaa natalieccaa 26-30, F Jan 2

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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, 2015

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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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    My ex and I broke up like in November.

    My ex father was diagnosed with liver cancer 2 to 3 years ago .My ex told me his father was dying of liver cancer when we were together.my ex say when he comes home next year his father may not be alive.My ex say his father going to dye .Can someone tell me like how long his...
    kellner27 kellner27 18-21, F Jan 27

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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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    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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    I get really jealous of everyone husbands

    or boyfriend.The reason is I haven't seen my boyfriend in 2 years .This is the second time he been over sea straight for 2 years .We never had holidays or birthdays together.When he comes home we haven't had much time together because family issues .Its been 6 years and it...
    kellner27 kellner27 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Does anyone else get the urge to just buy every

    cute marine shirt/sweatshirt/jewelry basically everything because I know I do 😂
    Mclark5 Mclark5 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 4, 2015

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    For The New Gals...how To Survive Your Boyfriend Leaving For Usmc Bootcamp.

    Hey girls. My name is Oakley. My boyfriend graduated from USMC bootcamp on January 11th, and is currently in his second phase of training. I thought I would write this blog and hopefully answer any questions you have. First off, even though 3 months seems like a long time, it...
    MarineGirlfriend3002 MarineGirlfriend3002 18-21, F 50 Responses Feb 5, 2013

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    Okay so I know I'm still young,

    & I have my whole life ahead of me but I really wish my marine and I were married already. I don't want to rush into anything because I want a fairytale wedding. But I would honestly be perfectly happy marrying him in a courthouse. and I know it's a good thing that we aren't...
    MyMarinesBabyGirl MyMarinesBabyGirl 18-21, F 7 Responses Jun 8, 2015

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    I see a lot of girls calling their Marine,

    "Soldier".. Marines are not soldiers. They are simply Marines..
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jan 13, 2014

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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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    As a Marine wife, I love to give advice to

    anyone that would like advice. I enjoy helping people get through deployments, boot camp and distance because I've been there! However, I understand that it may be hard to deal with things initially but I like to keep it real and not sugar coat what one may be up against with...
    MisunderstoodGal30 MisunderstoodGal30 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 20, 2015

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    emmatee emmatee 22-25, F 3 Responses May 24, 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, 2015

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    Ugh It seems like forever !

    Well just 9 months until my fiancee comes home !
    BaybeehToess16 BaybeehToess16 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    Does it feel like your always waiting?

    Military life. My BF is 43 days in bootcamp usmc. I feel sad. I feel like I'm just waiting. For 4 years.
    marinegfsigh marinegfsigh 41-45, F 3 Responses Jan 19

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    I'm so excited, and I just can't hide it.

    <3 it's been the longest 2 months ever, let me tell y'all ! And I get him for a whole 5 days before I have to come back home !
    BaybeehToess16 BaybeehToess16 18-21, F Jan 6

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    So glad my baby has friends

    that take care of him, they keep him happy when I can't even though I do at all times
    BaybeehToess16 BaybeehToess16 18-21, F Jan 6

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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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    ......I hate crying in front of him.

    ...I'm really not trying to leave. But I have too!
    BaybeehToess16 BaybeehToess16 18-21, F Jan 13

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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, 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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    Even though this trip started out hella

    stressful just to get here, I made it safely Saturday night early Sunday morning. He's so used to time zone in Japan that he's having so much trouble sleeping, he's up between 3-6am and sleeps all day because that's what he's used too.....but we've had so much fun w/ his mom and...
    BaybeehToess16 BaybeehToess16 18-21, F Jan 12

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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...
    brigetter brigetter 26-30, F Jan 6

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    I met my boyfriend in high school we did not

    start dating until he left for the military.we had 2 week together than 2 years apart .He was station in Japan and he was deployed in Afghanistan. First leave was great but than after that everything went down hill and I blame it because I don't ever see him and I blame his...
    kellner27 kellner27 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    SO! My fiancee's ex messaged him on snapchat

    tonight just to see how he was doing, AND! She got all butt hurt because he told her that we were engaged. Because he told her he didn't want to marry her? So now she's like asking him for all her things back. And thought that he was lying !
    BaybeehToess16 BaybeehToess16 18-21, F Jan 26

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    Question : my boyfriend left

    for Parris Island on the 19th. Will the graduation day be in EXACTLY three months or is it a little over three or under three ... I'm just trying to estimate the day of travel
    PoshSpiceeee PoshSpiceeee 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 23

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

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    FaceTime w/ my fiancee <3 I love this man

    soy much. I couldn't imagine walking out of 2015 into 2016 w/o him! One more week till I get to see him
    BaybeehToess16 BaybeehToess16 18-21, F Jan 2

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    BaybeehToess16 BaybeehToess16 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 10

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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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    My ex is out in feild it's been

    since Sunday since I heard from him .How long is feild training usually???
    kellner27 kellner27 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 28

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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...
    kimcc11aa kimcc11aa 26-30, F Jan 20

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    Wow. 15 days until I see him again.

    19 days until I'm his wife. Wow wow wow time when did you start flying by??
    bryanpants bryanpants 26-30 Jan 13

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    I met my first love in high school we didn't

    start to date until after high school when he join the military.We only had 2 week together or a month every year or 2 because being over seas all the time .I would go 2 years without him and our whole relationship been base around the military.I feel like the military is...
    kellner27 kellner27 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 23

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    When you have a spouse in the military

    and they deploy, people tend to think talking with other spouses/significant others will help. In my experience, it has never benefited me in any way. Most spouses are not friendly and just because you have something in common doesnt mean, you'll even mAke it to become...
    MisunderstoodGal30 MisunderstoodGal30 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 7

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