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

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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
    4 Responses Aug 20, 2015

    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, 2015
    kellner27 kellner27
    18-21, F
    Mar 22
    emmatee emmatee
    22-25, F
    3 Responses May 14, 2014

    I got quick question my bf

    and I getting married next April .The question is do the military pay five you extra money for housing or if you live off base pay for apartments? I heard different stories...
    kellner27 kellner27
    18-21, F
    Mar 28

    I am allow to feel what I feel .

    I will not allow other girls on here bash me about my opinion or put words in my mouth .I am going through a hard time .I understand that you girls do miss your love ones after couple months or even a year .I wish you girls could it in my eyes .I have not see my bf in 3 years and...
    kellner27 kellner27
    18-21, F
    Mar 18

    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
    22-25
    31 Responses Aug 27, 2013

    So my boyfriend and I started seeing each other

    two and a half months before boot camp. We made it official a few days before he left, he came back for 10 days and it was the most incredible 10 days I couldn't have asked for anything better. Well he left for MCT training and he kept telling me how much he LOVED me, and kept...
    cristalc cristalc
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 5

    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
    53 Responses Feb 5, 2013

    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

    I haven't seen my bf in 3 years

    and before that it was 2 years apart .I have been doing this for 6 years .I miss him so so much .You girls though you miss your boyfriend and thought you haven't seen your bf in long time .Try 3 years .....
    kellner27 kellner27
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Mar 18

    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

    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
    3 Responses Jan 11, 2014

    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, 2015

    ASAP April 21 4:00 pm this site is closing .

    I wish this site was not closing this is very upsetting......
    kellner27 kellner27
    18-21, F
    Mar 23

    We've been together for 2 years.

    Our anniversary was two days ago. March 22nd. On March 23rd had an accident that caused him to lose his memory. He doesn't remember me. At all. He forgot that he wants to marry me. He forgot my name. I'm a stranger to him now. He doesn't love me. He doesn't remember why he loved...
    AnonyB AnonyB
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Mar 25

    I can honestly say my bf

    and I have been more close than we ever been and we are more open because we are swinger .I don't care what people say but that is my lifestyle and it is not for a everyone .This does not mean he don't love me .
    kellner27 kellner27
    18-21, F
    Mar 22
    emmatee emmatee
    22-25, F
    3 Responses May 24, 2014

    My boyfriend is a marine,

    at one point before he became a marine we weren't dating anymore we took a long break (almost a year) because he didn't know what he wanted anymore. He dropped out of college. We kept in touch and he told me he joined the marines , I was and to this day I am so proud of him. We...
    DeyDeyHM DeyDeyHM
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 9

    This has been the hardest 6 years of my life .

    When I first started to date my bf we had 2 week together than 2 years that I could not see him because he was station in Japan because it was to expensive.He did get deployed to Afgan while he was over there . He was station state side only for 6 months than her went back to...
    kellner27 kellner27
    18-21, F
    Mar 20

    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, 2015

    I been doing this whole military gf thing

    for 6 years .Its really has been the hardest thing ever because he only been station state side for 5 months .I did go to NC to Visit him when he was there .Most of our relationship he has been in Japan over sea .Out of 6 years the most I had with him was 2 months .No holidays...
    kellner27 kellner27
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 21

    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

    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

    Anyone in open realtionship

    or swinger need advice no rude comments or I will not respond....
    kellner27 kellner27
    18-21, F
    Mar 23

    Does anyone keep pictures off of Facebook with

    your love ones ? I had this girl in a support group on Fb saying my Facebook is fake and that I'm not dating anyone in the military even though I send her pictures of my bf and I was still not good enough.Than she ask for his MOS .She threaten to report my Fb to Facebook saying...
    kellner27 kellner27
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 30

    Haven't posted on this in months!

    But just wanted to remind you ladies that time goes by fast. And the distance is all worth it at the end. I married my best friend this past November. He got deployed the next month and let me tell you this hasn't been easy but time sure flies by if you keep yourself busy busy...
    LoveCCin LoveCCin
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 14

    Anyone have love ones

    who been station over seas for a long time ?????
    kellner27 kellner27
    18-21, F
    Mar 21
    kellner27 kellner27
    18-21, F
    Apr 2

    I see a lot of girls calling their Marine,

    "Soldier".. Marines are not soldiers. They are simply Marines..
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Jan 13, 2014

    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

    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
    18-21, F
    1 Response Feb 2, 2015

    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

    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

    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
    44 Responses Jul 14, 2011
    Breezy1434 Breezy1434
    18-21, F
    Sep 3, 2015

    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
    22-25, F
    22 Responses Jun 4, 2007

    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

    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

    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

    He's getting out of Marines in the end of March.

    Then we're getting married and move to Minnesota. I'm so excited to spend the rest of my life with this guy but also be nervous a little bit about the life in new state!
    PaulineLe PaulineLe
    31-35, F
    1 Response Mar 12

    My fiancé just arrived last night to Paris

    island & this is so hard on me I hope time flys by fast & that his feelings don't change towards me that's my biggest fear ever I love him so much.
    Damarisyg Damarisyg
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 12

    I will be seeing my marine April 1-4.

    Im way excited it was nice knowing all of you. Take care.
    Queennovacane Queennovacane
    18-21, F
    Mar 24

    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
    13 Responses Dec 8, 2011

    This site is closing down just to let you girls

    know .. it's in the announcement section don't know when or why but it's true sorry girls :(
    kellner27 kellner27
    18-21, F
    Mar 23

    I am writing this to clear things up .

    When I wrote a post saying you girls think you miss your bf try 3 years or more .I did not mean it the way people think .I have no control how people took it and I am not responsible for how you girls feel . I do care for you all on here and do support you all .I know we all go...
    kellner27 kellner27
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 19

    What Exacly did I say to you girls

    that was rude ??? I am not trying to hurt anyone feelings like everyone think i but I am allow to have my own feelings and allow to have opinion.......
    kellner27 kellner27
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Mar 20

    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
    22-25, F
    6 Responses Apr 7, 2015

    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

    My bf been station over Japan almost the whole

    6 years that we been together and the 6 years than he been in the Marines .We are getting married next April finally he tells me he should of married me long time ago .He has 3 more years and he quitting.I don't want him to get out because jobs out there suck but I will stand by...
    kellner27 kellner27
    18-21, F
    Mar 30

    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, 2015

    I miss my bf so much last night was not a good

    night it's been 3 years because he don't have the money to come home from Japan .He been helping his family with money issues ...
    kellner27 kellner27
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 21

    Well let the count down begin.

    . only about 56 more days until my fiance ships off to marine boot camp :(
    marinefiance44 marinefiance44
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 22

    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

    Ladies, have anyone considered making a fb

    group with the same name as this experience?
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Mar 23

    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, 2015

    Since Ep is closing .

    . I think we should start a group me or Facebook group just to keep in contact .. If there isn't one already
    PoshSpiceeee PoshSpiceeee
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 1

    https://www.facebook.

    com/groups/978517905517602/ A link to the Facebook group for all of us Milsos :D And the name for the Instagram is "EPMILSOS"
    etrigo etrigo
    18-21, F
    Mar 23

    I met my Marine almost a year ago,

    and in the time I've known him, he hardly speaks about his Marine brothers and even less about visiting with them. As a member of the military myself, I know that the people you get close with seldom live close to you. December I got a brilliant idea, and have been working hard...
    Saubo Saubo
    26-30, F
    1 Response Mar 15

    My boyfriend is going to be home soon from

    basic training and after 10 days he is going to be leaving again for 2 months of more training. While he is gone for the 2 months is there anything I should buy him that he will need? Also what should I expect?
    annabelleeee annabelleeee
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Mar 26
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