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

Introduce yourself in the forum, share your story 6,360 People

    I want to make new friends on here.

    I really enjoy meeting new people who can understand what I'm going through. If you feel the same message me ;)
    lovedesi lovedesi 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 16

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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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    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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    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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    zombiebeauty48 zombiebeauty48 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 16

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    One thing I actually do hate.

    The constant frustration. How many of you miss the warmth of his arms? The comfort, the sweet kisses and the little moments that make this whole thing worth it...? Just me?
    lovedesi lovedesi 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 10

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    HoneybeeUSMgf HoneybeeUSMgf 31-35, F Oct 9

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    when writing to someone in the san diego

    bootcamp address the platoon number should be on there twice right?
    vbjklk vbjklk 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    His letter was really short

    but he ended with "just remember I love you and I'll see you in about 10 weeks" ...he knew I'd need to hear that even before I had the breakdown. He's perfect.
    Kendykay Kendykay 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 12

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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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    Today he started phase 2 of boot camp.

    I wouldn't trade the pride that I get to feel for anything. 1/3 of the way there already!!
    Kendykay Kendykay 18-21, F Oct 13

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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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    Starting to plan a trip to california

    for my man's graduation in late December! Hoping these last 2 months go fast!:)
    vbjklk vbjklk 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 15

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    can some one tell me about being married to a

    marine? my marine and i are getting married after boot camp, what should i expect when we do? will he be around or will he be a way from me.
    hisbutterfly32 hisbutterfly32 22-25, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I talked to my marine today

    and he mentioned some of the guys in his unit (stationed overseas) don't ever receive any mail or care packages. With the holidays coming up (Halloween, Thanksgiving and all) I got the idea to get some packages together to mail to them so they won't feel forgotten. I'm in the...
    hotstreak426 hotstreak426 18-21, F Oct 14

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    Do you guys think it's too early to pay

    for airplane tickets for graduation? Yesterday my boyfriends sister called me that his parents already bought their tickets because it was extremely low. They even booked a hotel too. So being that I had the money yesterday I bought my ticket this morning. I know that if I was...
    HisRightBoobie HisRightBoobie 18-21, F Oct 17

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    1 month 3 weeks and 3 days till I get to watch

    the love of my life graduate!!!
    arikaannbolin arikaannbolin 16-17, F 1 day 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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    I have some questions

    for you ladies, I hope you don't mind. My name is Shyanne, I'm 19. My boyfriend, Alan is 20. We have been together almost 3 years and he is leaving for Marine boot camp in 13 days. I know boot camps is 13 weeks and since he is leaving in late October he should graduate in...
    FutureMrsCobos FutureMrsCobos 18-21, F Oct 14

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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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    Things I've Learned && An Update

    Being in a relationship with my Marine has taught me a few things: Friends: -who are not in the same situation often do not know what to say, and tend to say the wrong things unintentionally. let it go. -who know what you're going through are great for advice, and always...
    Lexie19 Lexie19 22-25, F 12 Responses Dec 8, 2011

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    emmatee emmatee 18-21, F 4 Responses May 14

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    I had to say my physical goodbyes last night

    because today he is having a family party and tomorrow he leaves bright and early. Literally the hardest thing I've ever had to do. I cried so much. Still crying.
    FutureMrsCobos FutureMrsCobos 18-21, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    vbjklk vbjklk 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    So this morning I was very worried about my

    boyfriend due to the fact that in his last letter he talked about how much his knees hurt him. I got very worried because I know he had tendinitis before he left, and stretched a lot for it. But now that he's been under a lot of pressure he hasn't had time. But then a friend...
    HisRightBoobie HisRightBoobie 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 15

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    HoneybeeUSMgf HoneybeeUSMgf 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 9

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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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    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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    So I've been really stressed in my life between

    school, work, and my home issues I'm almost at the point of having an anxiety attack. I don't want to cry because I'm trying so hard to be strong for the both of us (my bf and I) even though he's not here. He's my best friend so not being able to tell him my problems, and just...
    HisRightBoobie HisRightBoobie 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 14

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    While it’s been like FOREVER

    since I last wrote on here – it’s insane actually!! I’m assuming there’s a ton of people I haven’t met and come to think of it I’m probably the newbie lol how the wheels have turned. Let me start with a quick re-introduction: My name is Storm I’m 30 and I’m from...
    Storm25 Storm25 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 16

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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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    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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    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 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 8

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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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    Tomorrow will be my 6 months anniversary with

    my boyfriend. And today he has been in boot camp for a month. I have good and bad days. But lately idk. It's hard to explain. I just need people that know exactly how I'm feeling. I need to know how to get through this. I don't have many friends since I settled down so I'm...
    arikaannbolin arikaannbolin 16-17, F 3 Responses 3 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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    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

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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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    does anyone know when the next graduation is

    after December 19th for San Diego boot camp?
    vbjklk vbjklk 18-21, F 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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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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    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...
    Marriedmyheart Marriedmyheart 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 16, 2011

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    4 days for me to see him

    and guess what? there is an attempt of getting sick! EVERY single time, every single time I'm about to see him or even worst, when I'm with him I get sick! I told him he lowers my defences lol. So, I put on my pjs and took my medicine, I've been in bed since yesterday...
    HoneybeeUSMgf HoneybeeUSMgf 31-35, F 3 Responses Oct 11

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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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    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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    I heard a rumor from a friend

    that he might be able to make a phone call at the halfway point, which will be this week. I'm not getting my hopes up, but that's not true is it? He's at USMC bootcamp.
    Kendykay Kendykay 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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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 12 Responses Nov 4, 2011

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    Just got off the phone with my Marine.

    Bad news, he went to medical, got an X-ray and was told he has a hairline fracture in his hip. He's so far away and yet I feel his pain. I just want to hug him and love him. To make matters worst, his Cpl is convinced he's faking an injury and refuses to let him be on light duty...
    hotstreak426 hotstreak426 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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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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    Is it normal to be nervous to move away from

    home? Hopefully sometime next year I'll be able to go live with my fiancé after we get married but every time I think about it I get nervous. I know I want to go because I do wanna be with him and I love him more than anything, plus my family literally drives me nuts, but at...
    infinitelovexo infinitelovexo 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    what happens when someone gets injured?

    how far do they push back their graduation?
    vbjklk vbjklk 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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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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    emmatee emmatee 18-21, F 3 Responses May 24

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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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