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

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    Dating a marine is sometimes a roller coaster.

    ...and I have been in my feelings lately so that's just making things even more crazy, and I really don't know why I've been feeling like this lately! I mean maybe because he's stressed out right now and I can't physically be there to comfort him or make him feel better??? I...
    Nmxx7 Nmxx7 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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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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    I'm 17 and engaged. In just 5 months I'll be 18,

    getting married and moving out to North Carolina with my soon to be hubby, but wow, I honestly don't know what to do on our wedding day..I know we'll get married in a court house and just something small, but I honestly don't know what to do for the day? I need some help, or any...
    Nmxx7 Nmxx7 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 12

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    SO its been quite awhile

    since I've been on here, but I just said good by to him yesterday at the airport, right now he's probably getting yelled at by some DIs, I miss him so much already, we've never been apart for very long since we've been in a relationship, and I just want to cry, yet at the same...
    dannygirl656 dannygirl656 18-21, F Jan 13

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    It's 4am .. & I'm laying here,

    feeling wide awake..just thinking about everything and how different it's going to be once I am in North Carolina in just almost 4 months. Wow. it's just starting to hit me that I'm leaving pretty soon after graduation. I do not regret anything though. I am very much in love...
    Nmxx7 Nmxx7 16-17, F Jan 20

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    My boyfriend is a little over halfway done with

    bootcamp and im so excited!! Im unable to attend his graduation but do y'all have any ideas as to what I should get him for a graduation gift? I want to surprise him :)
    ProudPrincess ProudPrincess 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 19

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    Today my boyfriend of almost two years is

    leaving for boot camp. He is my best friend and we have never been seperated. Just looking for ways to help me get through this without having a mental breakdown.
    lilwheelz89 lilwheelz89 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 12

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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 32 Responses Aug 27, 2013

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    Just made some Valentines cupcake

    for him. He says that he will have something to surprise me tomorrow, so now I have some cupcake to surprise him also LOL
    PaulineLe PaulineLe 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 17

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    arikaannbolin arikaannbolin 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 10, 2014

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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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    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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    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 12 Responses Dec 8, 2011

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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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    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 love my husband, but I hate his job right now.

    Its his first and only enlistment (thankfully!). This lifestyle has been hard on both of us. Our marriage is awesome, we have great communication, it is just the fact we can't help but feel taken from. I am 9 months pregnant with our first baby. He is right now out in the field...
    morhar morhar 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Everytime when I miss him,

    I watch this video so I feel better. The distance mean little when he means a lot to me ! http://youtu.be/eSU2JDvFSrY
    PaulineLe PaulineLe 26-30, F a week ago

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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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    QUESTION for all you bootcamp ladies!

    !! My bf is in SD for bootcamp (week 3) and I just got my first letter from him. Do you know if he has gotten my letters yet? And when he will start writing regularly?
    jennachristine jennachristine 18-21, F 3 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    1 month 2 weeks and 0 days till I watch my baby

    graduate!!!! Ekkkkkkkkkkkkk so excitedddddd :)
    arikaannbolin arikaannbolin 16-17, F Nov 4, 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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    I got my flight booked

    and my hotel reserved! 5 more weeks and I'll finally see him at his graduation, I hope this time flies !!<3 words cant stress how much I miss him.
    kassiereyes kassiereyes 16-17 21 hrs ago

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    So my ******* of a boyfriend is not talking to

    me and I don't know why I've tried to talk to him to see what was wrong or what I did and he still won't answer me he is because he told he is. Why did I fall for this ******* he used to be sweet and caring and funny and nice... now he isn't.
    ThankYouSoldiers ThankYouSoldiers 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    Younger women dating older men mainly

    because younger women are attracted older men. older men mature, confident, stable .Mature guys always know how to treat their women.These younger women are looking for their age gap love romance.For older men, Younger women older men relationships will surely make an older man...
    minnieccaa minnieccaa 26-30, F Jan 19

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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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    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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    Hey again guys....desperately need multiple

    opinions on something that literally took my breath away. So long story short you know how people get in "tifs" when they drink and so on and so forth. Well my boyfriend and all my friends went out...him and I didn't fight but one of my friends acted a fool. again long story...
    sarah143757 sarah143757 26-30, F Jan 17

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    My boyfriend just left

    for bootcamp a few hours ago....doesnt feel real! & the countdown begins...
    jennachristine jennachristine 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 11

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    Boyfriend is off to bootcamp in March

    and i cannot stop researching everything i need to know. i read so many blogs and watch so many videos. i think its a coping mechanism...
    krystallklearr krystallklearr 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Still jobless and hating this town.

    I know no one and can go nowhere. oh and still car less....FML
    violetviola violetviola 22-25, F 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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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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    Its starting to hit me

    that he's gone. Ive been crying all day. :( Can I sleep until April?! haha
    jennachristine jennachristine 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 13

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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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    My fiancé is currently going to finish up Msg

    school next month. At that point he will be overseas for three years. We can not get married until he completes his tour or he makes rank. Whichever comes first. I am missing him terribly and I am getting scared that the distance and time will end our relationship. He has been...
    UsmcMm UsmcMm 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    So going on week three of him being at basic,

    I have never missed him so much, but I got the first letter a couple days ago, and that has helped a lot. But one thing thats really tough is He is my best friend and is the one I can always talk to, but I know better then to send my troubles to him, so I'm going to tell all of...
    dannygirl656 dannygirl656 18-21, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    Some of My Favorite Marine Quotes

    "If you can read, thank a teacher. If you can read in English, thank a Marine." By Ronald Reagan: "Some people spend an entire lifetime wondering if they made a difference. The Marines don't have that problem." "If you can't stand behind the troops...
    Caligirl125 Caligirl125 26-30, F 22 Responses Apr 30, 2009

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    I just came home from a very special day.

    My boyfriend has sworn in to the marine corps yesterday in the Lv, Henderson place. I am so proud of him. :)
    Kay2015 Kay2015 18-21 1 Response Jan 16

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    I feel like my Christmas wish came true tonight

    he asked me to marry him while we were on the phone
    mzvrgo21 mzvrgo21 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 15, 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 Nov 6, 2014

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    I uhhh... am no longer the girlfriend of a

    marine I broke up with him this morning...
    ThankYouSoldiers ThankYouSoldiers 18-21, F 1 Response 2 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 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 8, 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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    Yesterday after we talked,

    he sent me a sticker about the proposal. Then he said that he didn't know why he sent it to me. It made me surprised and funny. I teased him and asked " Do you get any gift for me?" He said that " Not yet but I will"... Hahaha. I know it's too early to talk about marriage at the...
    PaulineLe PaulineLe 26-30, F Jan 13

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    Feeling a little lost today.

    I have not posted anything on here in a long time. I have dated a marine before it ended with him being moved and my job and I not being able to follow. That was a few years ago. Recently I have started seeing another marine. At first I was not sure if I liked him but the...
    cleeb19 cleeb19 26-30, F a week ago

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    emmatee emmatee 18-21, F 3 Responses May 24, 2014

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

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    I don't understand...

    he won't stop drinking he got alcohol poisoning and he won't stop drinking he is gonna get his self killed I'm so scared... I don't know what to do... he says he loves me but won't stop drinking. Please anyone with advise idk what to do how do I fix this???? :(
    ThankYouSoldiers ThankYouSoldiers 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 18

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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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    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 23 Responses Feb 5, 2013

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    So going on week three of him being at basic,

    I have never missed him so much, but I got the first letter a couple days ago, and that has helped a lot. But one thing thats really tough is He is my best friend and is the one I can always talk to, but I know better then to send my troubles to him, so I'm going to tell all of...
    dannygirl656 dannygirl656 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    My boyfriend is 27 and outta the marines

    but has to go back if a war starts. He has PTSD and some other medical illnesses. the point is he keeps thinking I'm gonna leave him is that normal?
    ThankYouSoldiers ThankYouSoldiers 18-21, F 7 Responses Jan 16

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