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

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    j37x j37x 18-21, F 1 Response 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 32 Responses Feb 5, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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 3 days ago

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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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    TommyGirl0615 TommyGirl0615 18-21, F Jun 24

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

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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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    CaitDamewood CaitDamewood 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 24

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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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    Is anyone else's SO in MCT?

    2 weeks down. 2 more to go...
    ggcxoxo ggcxoxo 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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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'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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    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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    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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    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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    Usmcgf524 Usmcgf524 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 25

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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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    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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    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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    JMaliuts JMaliuts 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 21

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

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

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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 5 days ago

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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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    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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