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

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    Does anyone know the rules they have on

    cellphones once they're in SOI?
    vbjklk vbjklk 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days 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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    iamjbay iamjbay 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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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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    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

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    PaulineLe PaulineLe 26-30, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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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 6 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, 2014

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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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    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 4 days ago

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    Did any of you receive phone calls from your

    marines while they were at bootcamp? Or only letters?
    MorganLB14 MorganLB14 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 18

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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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    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 6 days 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    My boyfriend left for basic training Feb 16

    and his graduation isn't till May 15. I finally got a letter last Friday, and sent one out this Monday, but I want to send him more, but I don't want to send him anything that will get him in trouble. if you ladies have any suggestions I'd really appreciate it.
    iamjbay iamjbay 18-21, F 7 Responses Mar 15

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

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    emmatee emmatee 18-21, F 3 Responses May 14, 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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    he just left yesterday

    so do I have to wait 2 weeks to get a letter from him to send mine out?
    krystallklearr krystallklearr 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 10

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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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    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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    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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    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 2 days ago

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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 43 Responses Jul 14, 2011

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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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    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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    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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    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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    my husband just texted me,

    and he picked up today! I have never been so proud ??
    ambernoel ambernoel 18-21, F Mar 17

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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 4 days ago

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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 6 days ago

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    emmatee emmatee 18-21, F 3 Responses May 24, 2014

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    Does anyone the time frame marines get

    when they are on liberty in SOI?
    vbjklk vbjklk 18-21, F 13 hrs ago

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