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

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    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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    Got my first letter today!

    He actually sent a couple of them :) so damn exciting! I can't wait for family day / graduation ❤️❤️
    knmercier knmercier 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 22

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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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    Forever waiting for my first letter 😭 73

    long days until I can see him on family day
    knmercier knmercier 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 21

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    I finally got my first letter today.

    . I was so happy that I almost cried!
    kelsiex920 kelsiex920 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 22

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    I just feel like crying tonight.

    .. Today has been one of those days where I deeply miss my boyfriend :,(
    Usmcgf524 Usmcgf524 22-25, F a week ago

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    Usmcgf524 Usmcgf524 22-25, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Honestly missing the bootcamp days.

    ... At least there were letters then. Now it's random & rare when I hear from him. Most of the time I'm at work :( I just miss him so much!
    braem22 braem22 18-21 1 Response Jun 22

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    So technically I'm not his girlfriend,

    but I think that's what will end up happening. We actually met shortly before he left for boot camp a little over a week ago. We hung out a few times and the day before he left, he gave me an address to send letters to and I gave him mine. His last text to me said "I hope to...
    kelsiex920 kelsiex920 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 16

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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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    JMaliuts JMaliuts 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 21

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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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    hello I am new to all this.

    ..and I just really need help learning how to deal with all of it....I really need someone to talk to cause my friends don't understand?????? #missingMcGriff #devildogs #lonely
    TommyGirl0615 TommyGirl0615 18-21, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    I'm Skyping my fiancé right now.

    He finally got approved to take a nine day leave and will be able to leave Hawaii to visit home for about a week. I thought it would be a year before I saw him again so I'm very excited. :] In ten days I will be able to see the love of my life in person. I'll be able to actually...
    AnonyB AnonyB 18-21, F Jun 19

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    My boyfriend just left

    for bootcamp on June 1st and honestly the first week of him being gone was hell. But I've been getting to know his family and getting close with his mom. We have only dated for about two months now but we have spent so much time together I really believe he is the guy I want to...
    Usmcgf524 Usmcgf524 22-25, F 4 Responses Jun 19

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    We will get married in court in August

    and have a formal wedding in May next year! :)) I'm so happy but also stressed out a lot to prepare everything for our wedding next year! Too much things to do......
    PaulineLe PaulineLe 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 15

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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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    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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    TommyGirl0615 TommyGirl0615 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I've been talking to my Marine friend

    for 7 months before we became official he wanted to wait till he was on leave. We met in high school, beginning of senior year, he waited almost 3 years for me, he asked me out senior year but was laughing the entire time, I thought he was joking and never gave him a response...
    dwdlove dwdlove 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    CaitDamewood CaitDamewood 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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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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    made this care package

    for our anniversary on the Fourth of July!! I'm sending it early just because I'm so excited!!
    elliecrow elliecrow 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 22

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    Please check out this link

    and share it with your friends to help me raise money to go see my marine it would mean so much :) gofundme.com/x9s9sms
    samtaylor3 samtaylor3 18-21 Jun 17

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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 32 Responses Feb 5, 2013

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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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    when you miss you're Marines phone call.

    ..omg I'm like so upset right now!
    SemperFiJWII SemperFiJWII 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 15

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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 26-30 106 Responses Dec 8, 2008

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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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    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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    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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    Sorry in advance for the long post

    but anything you can give me will help Hello, I'm looking for some guidance but also trying to give a heads up of sorts to us ladies who give our hearts to the men who join the Marines. I had been with my boyfriend for officially about 8 months before he left for marine basic...
    lmoore12 lmoore12 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    My boyfriend will be going to boot camp soon

    and I just need help knowing what will happen after that? We plan on getting married when he gets back so I have many questions about the benefits and everything else. If someone could help me a little I would very mic appreciate it :)!
    ValeHern ValeHern 18-21 5 days ago

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    I'm a mess tonight. I've been very ungrateful

    and needy lately. like my boyfriend is reallllllly good at making time for me, sneaking his phone around so I have like all access to him, even in bootcamp I got over 30 letters which is unusual for a recruit so he's just amazing at squeezing in time for me. but this week he was...
    elliecrow elliecrow 18-21, F Jun 13

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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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    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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    Is anyone else's SO in MCT?

    2 weeks down. 2 more to go...
    ggcxoxo ggcxoxo 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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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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    it's the little things I love.

    it's him walking around his squad bay at camp gieger while he facetimes me introducing me to all his friends. it's the guys in his platoon that see me on FaceTime and say things like "is that your girlfriend? tell her I said goodnight ma'am" it's him half asleep,but he still...
    elliecrow elliecrow 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 5, 2014

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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 left

    for bootcamp not very long ago. It's such a big adjustment going from being together non stop to not even being able to talk. I'm 16 and we've been together just about a year. I'd love to chat with girls in similar situation. It would be nice to have someone to talk to who knows...
    kait325 kait325 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 13

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    Ahh!! My Boyfriends mom said the family is

    pretty sure I'm the one! Made my night 💕 can't wait to see my babe at graduation!
    Usmcgf524 Usmcgf524 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 22

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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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    My boyfriend left for boot camp today

    and even though it hasn't been one day yet I miss him terribly. Granite we are very young but we've know each other for some time now. He's my best friend, we did everything together with him gone now I'm just broken. Does it get any easier?
    Sierratimms29 Sierratimms29 16-17 2 Responses Jun 14

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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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