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

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    I got my first letter today!

    !!!! I am so excited!!!! I've written 17 letters since he left to boot camp. Should I send all of them now that I have his address? :)
    krystallklearr krystallklearr 16-17, F 3 days ago

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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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    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 26-30 105 Responses Dec 8, 2008

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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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    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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    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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    I miss him sooo much,

    I feel like running all the way to san diego just to give him a hug, what has helped some of you to get through the really hard times?
    dannygirl656 dannygirl656 18-21, F Mar 15

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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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    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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    Today his parents invites me

    for dinner with his family. OMG, I'm so nervous !!!
    PaulineLe PaulineLe 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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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...
    kelly11aa kelly11aa 26-30, F Mar 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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    I survived week one of my boyfriend being away

    at MCRD San Diego! hopefully a letter next week? how can the time go faster??
    krystallklearr krystallklearr 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 16

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    Well he left today, but luckily he gets a 96

    for Easter so I'll be seeing him again in about two weeks, and I'll be on spring break! So glad he has a car now and can come visit me whenever he can. It sucks it's a 7 hour drive going back and forth but it could be worse, and our love is stronger than any distance between us...
    infinitelovexo infinitelovexo 18-21, F a week ago

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    arikaannbolin arikaannbolin 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 10, 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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    ladies, i need advice.

    if anyone would msg me it would be really appreciated. i can't get passed something my marine did a couple of months ago and i feel like i have all the right to bring it up and let if go but he feels I'm exaggerating.
    mustloveariel mustloveariel 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 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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    we just started our first deployment

    and ive heard from him once on facebook for a little while and i feel like i should be happy about it but then i talked to the other wives and theve heard from their marines every day and have gotten a couple phone calls. its really hard not to get upset about it. i feel like...
    wifeusmc27 wifeusmc27 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 14

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    My marine just left yesterday

    for boot camp in San Diego. Our two year anniversary is April 1st and I'm not exactly sure how to celebrate. Do I just live life like normal and pretend it's not our anniversary? Or do I celebrate somehow?
    MorganLB14 MorganLB14 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 17

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    iamjbay iamjbay 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Abilliongalaxies Abilliongalaxies 18-21, F a week ago

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    exactly one month until I fly down to North

    Carolina to see my Marine :D
    elliecrow elliecrow 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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

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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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    So between starting a new job last week

    and taking care of my mom missing my man and all the other crazies in life. Last week was one of those that I didn't get a whole lot done, and was kinda depressed, it was a tough week. But not this week! nope I got my week off from life now its time to dive back into it, spirits...
    dannygirl656 dannygirl656 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    Anybody feel worried

    when your men are in training until you can talk to them or know that they are safe ?!?!?!
    PaulineLe PaulineLe 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 15

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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...
    kelly11aa kelly11aa 26-30, F Mar 17

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    well... we broke up. I found out he has been

    cheating on me.. Thank you everyone that has helped me through everything. You're all lovely people!
    ProudPrincess ProudPrincess 18-21, F 2 Responses 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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    Got to go to CA to watch my boyfriend graduate

    bootcamp and then had the most amazing 10 days of leave with him. He left today and it dawned on me that this is officially a long distance relationship and the goodbyes are never going to get easy but I feel so lucky to have someone that when I have to say goodbye to them it...
    vbjklk vbjklk 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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    My grandmom just passed away in this morning.

    I'm so sad and I wish my bf could be here with me and hold me tight right now, so I would probably cry like a baby in his arms :(
    PaulineLe PaulineLe 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 18

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    emmatee emmatee 18-21, F 3 Responses May 14, 2014

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    my marine has been at msg training in quantico

    for about 3 weeks now and i hardly ever receive texts. he says he cant call or facetime because of the poor service. i've literally cried everyday since he's been gone, because i miss him and because i'm scared he doesn't miss me. after his 6-8 week training, he leaves for 3...
    halothere halothere 22-25, F Mar 15

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    onceupon001 onceupon001 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    PaulineLe PaulineLe 26-30, F 2 Responses 4 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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    can I send food? my bf is at basic training,

    but before he left we would always eat twizzlers together. now were sending letters back at forth, but each letter so far he's mentioned how much he misses eating twizzlers with me. I just want to make him day by sending him a little something for civilization
    iamjbay iamjbay 18-21, F 2 Responses a week 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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    Finally got then new count down numbers on the

    calendar, had to write over both sets of the old ones with a different color so I could read them lol. it still sucks that I was just beginning the 30s a couple weeks ago, and now were back to the 50s. At least we are counting down again, and are no longer in limbo
    dannygirl656 dannygirl656 18-21, F Mar 11

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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 27 Responses Feb 5, 2013

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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'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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    Does anyone the time frame marines get

    when they are on liberty in SOI?
    vbjklk vbjklk 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    My mom has this rare diseases,

    that she almost died of when I was little, she was very sick. But God decided to heal her, she was free from it for many years, but this last year a very nasty flue went around, it triggered this disease, every day she gets worse, my mom who was training for a marathon just last...
    dannygirl656 dannygirl656 18-21, F Mar 18

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