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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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    Okay guys.... So i need some help!

    !! My marine is coming home this coming sunday from boot camp and i want to get him a gradation present/welcome home........but I'm not sure what to do. I was thinking about a basket with a bunch of little things but I don't know. any advice?
    martinsgirl martinsgirl 18-21 1 Response Jul 21

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    I have been with my marine

    for almost 2 years, I haven't seen him since Christmas! Since his been gone I graduated from high school and started college, he was told he was going to be home for my graduation in May but he couldn't also couldn't make it to my senior prom night like he wanted to. Then he...
    MarineGirlfriendMary MarineGirlfriendMary 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Hi my name is Jeanessa.

    My boyfriend just left for USMC boot camp and the last time i talked to him was on Tuesday because he was still at the airport. We talked every day, all day and I miss him. Some of my friends said that the world doesn't revolve around him but they just don't know how I'm feeling...
    CandJforever CandJforever 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 2

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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 42 Responses Jul 14, 2011

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    Hey guys! Okay. So, I'm not

    yet a girl friend of a United States marine but I will be in a few months. Can someone please help me out. I would just like to know about boot camp and graduation and everything. Also, is there anything I should be doing to help him be prepared for boot camp?
    Katiebug54 Katiebug54 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 29

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    So my Marine left for SOI Monday.

    It was hard saying see ya later for the second time. It wasn't as hard as boot camp but it's pretty up there. Right now I'm just a at a loss. Sigh I got laid off and I'm missing him more and more every second. We have been texting and he calls me when he can and I can't hide my...
    desiali719 desiali719 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 14

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    Hey! My Marine is in Schwab,

    Oki, Japan. I hope to visit him for the holidays in December but we;re trying to get everything sorted out. I already sent in my passport application but i want to know about: Flights--where to fly too, how much should I expect to pay, and going through customs Lodging--I...
    brpw brpw 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Hello ladies! How have you all been?

    Hope all is well! I know I am not a Marine girlfriend anymore, but I figured I would check in. After nearly a year and a half on here it was weird being away for a while. Anyway, my ex is currently stationed in Japan, and his mother still talks to me like before keeping me...
    Alleycat020913 Alleycat020913 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 24

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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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    My marine is deployed.

    I haven't talked to him in over a week. But I'm trying my best to stay positive. Anyone going through the same thing?
    maryjaneexo maryjaneexo 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 31

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    He sent me a Valentines Day gift!

    !! He double checked my tshirt size Sunday so I assumed I was getting a tshirt sometime. He 2-day shipped me a USMC girlfriend hoodie with a note saying "I love you! Happy Valentines Day!" Talk about excited when I got it! My first USMC clothing article! (:
    HisProudMarineGirlfriend HisProudMarineGirlfriend 16-17, F 4 Responses Feb 11

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    Ugh. Why are you gone.

    I feel like this is going to be one of the hardest things yet. #first day gone;/
    thunderberk thunderberk 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 10

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    I am a girlfriend of a Poolee

    who leaves in 28 days. It's really setting in now that he's leaving and I could use any advice! Thank you all
    SierraAmy SierraAmy 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    Nothing is as awesome

    as seeing your marine again =] met him at the airport fri (of course there was a confusion. I thought he flew us airway, he was on American air) Anyways went to get food, checked into our hotel then just hung out all day in the city yesterday. Did a little shopping for him...
    MochaChocolatte MochaChocolatte 18-21 3 days ago

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    Another day down and at the end of each day I

    get more scared of time finally running out. He leaves to Paris Island August 11th for 3 months. Threee months. We've never been apart for more than three days. Ughhhh my nerves are getting the best of meee;/
    thunderberk thunderberk 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 29

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    So my fiance is currently a recruit going

    through boot camp. We've been best friends since we were children, dated for four years and been engaged for six months now. He is my other half, my partner in crime and I'm proud and so lucky he chose me to spend his life with. But I'm struggling. He's been going for three...
    Crookedmusings27 Crookedmusings27 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 9

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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 21-25, F 23 Responses Jun 4, 2007

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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 7 Responses Aug 1, 2012

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    A Little Pick Me Up For You Ladies

    I am your girlfriend, your lover and your everything. I have and will always stand behind you no matter where you decide to go. The marines has made our relationship stronger and even thought they get most of your time I will be the one you always come home to in the end. Things...
    inlovewithapfc inlovewithapfc 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 16, 2011

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    Well it's under a month till he leaves now.

    And honestly I can say that I'm okay. We're strong and we're ready for this.
    Kendykay Kendykay 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 1

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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

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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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    Being Married to a Marine

    Being married to a military man is alot harder than I could have ever expected. I remember before me and my husband were wed he told me that it was going to be tuff. I said " I can handle it.". Which I can. I just never expected to miss him so much. I never expected...
    marinewife24 marinewife24 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 15, 2007

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    "what A Military Spouse Knows" By Melissa Seligman

    I saw this on FB and had to share it. It is absolutely amazing <3 As many of you know, my husband came home from our third deployment not too long ago. During the deployment, a reporter asked me to share “What I Knew” about deployments and military life. This was my...
    lindsobeano lindsobeano 22-25, F 13 Responses Nov 4, 2011

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    I got laid off two days ago.

    I got married two weeks ago. I turn 20 next week. And I think I'm pregnant. Sigh...
    desiali719 desiali719 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 14

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    My fiancé only has 3 more weeks of bootcamp

    left! I'm so excited, but I feel like the days are going by even slower. I just can't wait to be able to see him and hug him and kiss him again. Whenever I see pictures of people and their recruit at at graduation, they're always just standing there right beside them with they...
    infinitelovexo infinitelovexo 18-21, F Aug 9

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    emmatee emmatee 18-21, F 4 Responses May 14

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    I always thought of "Hey there Delilah"

    as a little cute song, but now that I can relate to it, It makes me wanna cry..
    infinitelovexo infinitelovexo 18-21, F Jul 30

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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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    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 18-21 2 Responses Jan 11

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    Heyyy peeeeps ! How's everyone's summer?

    ? Ready for school?? Haha So I got happy news the other day, the boy said he was getting leave soon ! Yay! So now we're just trying to decide what we'll be doing when he comes back and searching for tix!
    MochaChocolatte MochaChocolatte 18-21 Aug 7

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    AHHHH WHY CAN'T THEY JUST HAVE CELLPHONES!

    ?!? I mean. I know why but. Shiiiiiiitfuck -___-
    thunderberk thunderberk 18-21, F Aug 10

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    Facts Of Life...george Carlin Quote..

    Nick sent me this because he knows how much I love these types of things, and the last line is one of my fave quotes :) hope ya'll enjoy George Carlin's wife died early in 2008 and George followed her, dying in July 2008. It is ironic George Carlin - comedian of the 70's and 80...
    Lexie19 Lexie19 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 2, 2013

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    This is crazy, but a couple girlfriends

    and I pretty much started this group like 6 years ago!!! It's crazy to see how far the group has come. Too bad it wasn't a stock, because I definitely could've invested and got some money off this thing -_-. Anywho, soooooo well a little background on me. I made a lot of...
    NatATTACK NatATTACK 22-25 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Sooooo I haven't been on in a

    while really so if anyone cares here is an update: I GOT ENGAGED!!!! Thomas was home for Christmas leave and on New Year's eve he took me out to a nice restaurant and then drug me to down town Atlanta for the peach drop (word to the wise, NEVER go) well right as the peach hit...
    heatherbrin heatherbrin 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 20

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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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    Hey you guys so my husband is off to SOI/ ITB.

    He graduates 10/17/14. We want to live together after he graduates I read about this thing where marines that are married are given 10 days of house hunting. I can't really find much information online. So does anyone know how that works? Does he have to check into his PDS...
    desiali719 desiali719 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    My fiancé just left yesterday

    for bootcamp and I'm sad it's hard to talk to someone everyday for 3 and half years straight and then next day not even hear his voice I'm praying for him to be safe and to keep his head held high through his journey and I hope time will fly by for the both of us.
    Amalri Amalri 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 22

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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

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    emmatee emmatee 18-21, F 3 Responses May 24

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    Hey guys, My boyfriend left July 14th

    for boot camp in San Diego. I must say that I'm doing a really good job at staying strong and positive! I write him almost every single day and even though sometimes it takes a week or two for me to get a reply I'm still holding up pretty well. I was wondering if anyone of you...
    nlandsb nlandsb 16-17, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    Deployment Advice - For Everyone!!

    I noticed a lot of stories about deployments and boot camp and every time I give these people advice I always find I’ve missed something so I’m breaking it down I’m talking deployment but if he’s in boot camp keep reading either way I think it’s relevant for everyone of...
    Storm25 Storm25 26-30, F 6 Responses May 9, 2012

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    MeAndMyMarine MeAndMyMarine 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 16

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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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    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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    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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    So anyway...I'm engaged!

    The entire story is too much to write here, but to make it short, my fiancé knows me better than I know myself and I will be proud to call him my husband one day.
    dianashayne789 dianashayne789 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 29

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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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    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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    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 26-30 104 Responses Dec 8, 2008

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    Are there any Marine Corps wives,

    or fiancé's on here. I have a question about going to live with him after SOI. We're married and I want to live with him off base. Where ever his duty station is. Please respond if you have any experience or advice on this thanks!
    desiali719 desiali719 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    My soon to be marine will be entering the

    crucible at 2:00 am tomorrow morning 4/25/14. If anyone would be kind enough to say a little prayer for him. I wasn't able to get or make a candle to light, but I know prayers for him will work just as good. I'm so nervous yet excited for my fiancé!
    infinitelovexo infinitelovexo 18-21, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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