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

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    My boyfriend came home!

    I so happy he's here. I thought it was gonna be so awkward trying to get into our routine, but its like he never left! His kisses still give me butterflies ??! I'll never doubt our relationship again.
    iamjbay iamjbay 18-21, F 5 days ago

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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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    These days we have talking about our marriage.

    And today he says that he want to get married this year. OMG, can't wait until the day when I can be his wife !!!! :)))
    PaulineLe PaulineLe 26-30, F a week 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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    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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    heard from my love today

    after 2 and half weeks of no contact! I am soooo happy and only two months of deployment left :) yay!
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 days ago

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

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    emmatee emmatee 18-21, F 3 Responses May 14, 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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    Hello all, My husband is currently away,

    been maintaining pretty well. It does get lonely sometimes when there is no one to talk to. Always interested in finding some other people to chat with, that actually want to talk and have a conversation. I find most people disappear once their significant other comes back. Not...
    MisunderstoodGal30 MisunderstoodGal30 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Does anyone know how marines can get flight

    cheaper? Please let me know!
    VGASR VGASR 18-21, F 2 Responses May 7

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    https://www.facebook.

    com/sharer/sharer.php?u=http://elitedaily.com/dating/mature-immature-relationship/995278/ I found this pretty interesting and insightful. Stay strong significant others.
    careuhambur careuhambur 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    Tomorrow is my birthday

    and he's on the way to come home to celebrate it with me. We will have a our vacation to Natural Bridge. He said that he wants to make a best birthday ever for me. I'm so excited and look forward how about the plan he will do for my birthday! And I can't wait to see him again...
    PaulineLe PaulineLe 26-30, F 1 Response 16 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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    Hello MilSOs. So my boyfriend is an AAV Crewman

    and he talks a lot about MEUs and I know generally what they are. But if anyone had extra info they'd like to share, I'd love to know more about them! Or any experiences anyone wants to share to help me prepare for them, I would appreciate it! :) thank you!
    CaitDamewood CaitDamewood 18-21, F May 6

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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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    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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    Nmxx7 Nmxx7 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    Last day of school was yesterday.

    It was very bittersweet. I'm glad to get out of that place and not have to stress over school work anymore but now I'm stuck at home kind of bored and have no idea what I'm gonna do with my life now. Luckily the hubbs is coming home this weekend and I can finally go back with...
    infinitelovexo infinitelovexo 18-21, F May 13

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    MCRD SAN DIEGO HELP! when do I stop writing my

    marine?? he has a week until the crucible
    krystallklearr krystallklearr 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Literally just can't stop thinking about him

    and about the future, just one of those nights..
    JusstJusstinee JusstJusstinee 18-21, F 3 Responses May 5

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    Need someone to chat with.

    So much on my mind
    MisunderstoodGal30 MisunderstoodGal30 22-25, F 1 Response May 11

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    sorry about the rany

    but yesturday was our one year anniversary and i was hoping for a letter or some flowers or something to say hapoy anniversary. i got zip zero nada. barely even just the words happy anniversary. he has complete access to the conouter to order flowers, he has a post office to...
    wifeusmc27 wifeusmc27 18-21, F May 4

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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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    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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    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 31 Responses Feb 5, 2013

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    Does anyone know how long Amphibious Assault

    Training last at Camp Lejeune? Idk if my Marine is holding out or if he really doesn't know. Any information would be greatly appreciated! Thanks ladies!
    SemperFiJWII SemperFiJWII 22-25, F 2 Responses May 12

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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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    and I am sleeping alone

    for the 64th night in a row! 😖
    braem22 braem22 18-21 3 Responses May 5

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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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    How sweet he is !!!! And today

    when we talked about our vacation. He said that i will spend time with him on his birthday even he doesn't have to leave his base for the vacation. Then I asked that mean we could live together next year? He said yeah!!! Sound like he will propose me soon. I'm not sure but I...
    PaulineLe PaulineLe 26-30, F 1 Response May 4

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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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    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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    So, I'm married now..

    . My husband is currently serving a 6 month deployment and as we are halfway through it I have some reservations for when he comes home. Separation has been difficult mentally, emotionally and physically.. That's to be expected. My concern is that when he comes home we will be so...
    baileyconeal baileyconeal 18-21, F 3 Responses May 4

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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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    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'm being to doubt my relationship.

    .. My boyfriend comes home in about 20 days, but I have this really sad feeling in my gut that's telling me were gonna break up once he gets back. The love I feel/ felt is dwindling! If I can't make it through basic training how will I get through a deployment?
    iamjbay iamjbay 18-21, F 3 Responses May 3

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    Hello ladies, Hope everyone is having a great

    Saturday! I have two questions for you ladies. Ok so I've been dating my Marine for 3 years and 7 months. We've been together since high school Senior year. And we are both 21 and will be 22 this year. Do you ladies think it's bad that I feel we don't do anything? We've been...
    VGASR VGASR 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    only a few more days then we can talk again!

    after 3 weeks of no communication during deployment.... I'm ready to talk to my man!
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 12

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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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    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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    Missing you comes in waves.

    Sometimes it's bearable and I can deal with it, other times it's like I can't find my way out of this pit of despair. You've been gone 12 days and I feel as if a piece of my heart is missing. It's easy to go to work and put on a brave face. People ask me about you and I can feel...
    aashton aashton 18-21, F 2 Responses May 8

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    Amazing what a year difference makes!

    :) Pic on the left was us right before he left for basic and the pic on the right is us almost a year later, and a few days after we got married :) (he's not smiling cause he hates taking pictures and his mom kept bugging him about it lol)
    infinitelovexo infinitelovexo 18-21, F May 11

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    so today was my birthday

    and it was my first one without him and it was harder than I expected. apparently I have a bigger gift coming soon but his mom brought me this an I couldn't help but cry! miss him more than ever
    elliecrow elliecrow 18-21, F May 6

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    Soooo.. He's getting stationed in Cali.

    I hate this so much. I'm on the southern east coast and he will be on the west coast. I feel so insecure about this..
    VGASR VGASR 18-21, F 2 Responses May 14

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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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