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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Is it just me or are the nights harder

    than the day? Counting down the days like it's going to be Christmas.
    sidneyw24 sidneyw24 16-17 Aug 20

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    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 21

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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 5 days ago

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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 26-30 107 Responses Dec 8, 2008

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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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    Anyone have a love one tell you they want to

    quit the military?My fb loves the military but say I am worth quitting for .He been in for 5 years now .Its hard on us because we not married and we been on and off a lot .Some of it is because he was station over seas and did not see him for almost 2 years .I don't want him to...
    kellner27 kellner27 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 18

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    There are numerous older men in the world

    who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to find women for dating and companionship. The spokesperson reports that many older men have started finding perfect companions through their...
    alicacc11 alicacc11 26-30, F Aug 19

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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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    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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    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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    My boyfriends in boot camp

    and I don't know how I'm going to do this for 4 years
    emilyjoycemcl emilyjoycemcl 16-17, F 4 Responses Aug 18

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    sidneyw24 sidneyw24 16-17 6 days ago

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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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    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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    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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    The brand new pen I have been writing my

    letters with ran out of ink...
    sidneyw24 sidneyw24 16-17 6 days 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    These pass two days have been the hardest!

    I seriously can't keep stop thinking of my boyfriend, he left on Monday to boot camp :(
    andreaavalos14 andreaavalos14 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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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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    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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    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 3 days ago

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

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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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    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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    Going to San Diego today

    so I can see my babe!!!!!
    Usmcgf524 Usmcgf524 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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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 5 days ago

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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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    The only reason I got through this week was

    because we were supposed to get his address for boot camp on Monday but I still have gotten it, now I notice I'm struggling more. I keep getting distracted easily, it's definitely harder than I thought it would be with out him :(
    liverpoollass93 liverpoollass93 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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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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    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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    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 a week ago

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

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    So it's been a long 3 months

    and in Tuesday I fly out to San Diego to see my marine 💙🇺🇸💙
    LyneReil LyneReil 16-17, F Aug 21

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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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    Had family day at MCRD San Diego ❤️ I was

    just loving every minute of it
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