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

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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 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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    vyoungin vyoungin 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    You know your boyfriend is in the military

    when the National Anthem makes you want to cry.
    sidneyw24 sidneyw24 16-17 Aug 22

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    The brand new pen I have been writing my

    letters with ran out of ink...
    sidneyw24 sidneyw24 16-17 Aug 23

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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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    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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    I just heard on the news this morning

    that Sound Korea is ready to go to war with South Korea.. Nothing about the US getting involved but don't they always?? Anyways my boyfriend is still in bootcamp so what are the choices of him getting deployed after he graduates and goes to the school of infantry?? It's been...
    AnaValencia AnaValencia 16-17, F Aug 24

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    My boyfriend just called me from boot camp.

    Hearing he's voice made me feel so much better.
    andreaavalos14 andreaavalos14 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 19

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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 44 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

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    I see on youtube a guy marrying his wife on

    Skype.How is this legal and possible? How can you marry your love one online while he deployed or station overseas?
    kellner27 kellner27 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Had family day at MCRD San Diego ❤️ I was

    just loving every minute of it
    Usmcgf524 Usmcgf524 22-25, F Aug 27

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

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    My boyfriend is station in japan in 2017

    when he comes home on leave we are getting married at the courthouse so I can leave with him and stay on base at his new station in the united states. I know sometimes it take a while to request housing and to get one .Some people are telling me that I may never get to because...
    kellner27 kellner27 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days 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 18-21, 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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    When you get a phone call from a random number

    and you finally hear the voice of your Marine. Just hearing him say one little word like "Hey" stops time in its tracks and erases every single drop of doubt you ever had.
    rethaa rethaa 18-21, F Jul 26

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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'm having a really hard time.

    I have a full time job and my boyfriend is home on leave. I haven't had a day off since he got back and I had one today but he is busy. I'm really hurt because I haven't seen him in 3 months but I also know he needs to catch up with everyone. I just don't know if I'm over...
    Usmcgf524 Usmcgf524 22-25, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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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 boyfriend leaves for boot camp in a month

    and I feel like I'm breaking ever second. The pain is swallowing me inside. I know it's good that he is going into the Marine Corps, but I'm falling apart..
    sarahpatrick sarahpatrick 18-21, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    Found this page on Facebook :)

    for the Wife,Girlfriend and Fiance of a recruit that left on Monday. https://www.facebook.com/groups/deltasignificantothers/
    andreaavalos14 andreaavalos14 18-21, F Aug 22

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    The love of my life and best friend of 3 years

    is a Marine PFC and he recently completed his job training and is being sent to California to work. I haven't heard from him since the night he arrived back in his hometown 5 days ago. I'm really anxious about it, since we usually text all day everyday, and there's been a sudden...
    KaggyKat KaggyKat 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 26

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    Only 3 more days and then I get to see my

    recruit and then in 4 days he graduates bootcamp and becomes a Marine!! So proud of him! He got top shooter in his platoon and is a squad leader... He has accomplished so much!!
    Usmcgf524 Usmcgf524 22-25, F Aug 24

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

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    Totally made my day when I saw the Facebook

    page post a picture of David! (Far right in the back) He looks so grown already, almost been two weeks and it's already so crazy to see how much he's changed from one picture. I can't wait to get my first letter :)
    AnaValencia AnaValencia 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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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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    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 1 Response Aug 20

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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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    https://m.facebook.com/groups/503635006470155?

    refid=12&__tn__=H facebook page for the wives, fiancés, and girlfriends of recruits in India Company at MCRD San Diego that graduate bootcamp November 6 :)
    AnaValencia AnaValencia 16-17, F Aug 24

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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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    vyoungin vyoungin 18-21, F Aug 21

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    Going to San Diego today

    so I can see my babe!!!!!
    Usmcgf524 Usmcgf524 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 26

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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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    kimcc11 kimcc11 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    My bf in japan and he coming home next year .

    We are getting married at the court house so we move in on base base .After we get married at courthouse we are are plan on getting married with all our friends and family .How do I plan getting married when he away in Japan and set a date ? we want less than 200 people and we...
    kellner27 kellner27 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 20

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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

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    So I don't know about anyone else

    but when my boyfriend gets back I want to be in perfect condition. I mixed bown sugar, sugar, salt, and any type of oil(I used coconut) and used it as a leg scrub before and after I shaved. I have NEVER had softer legs before in my life!!
    sidneyw24 sidneyw24 16-17 Aug 19

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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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    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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    I am curious on other girls experiences on the

    way their SO'S acted a short time before they deployed. What did they act like? How did they feel. I can see it all happening now more than ever. Not really sure what I can say to help so I just stay quiet towards him b/c things are tense.
    KJSMIT4496 KJSMIT4496 18-21, F Aug 25

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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...
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