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

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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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    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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    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 Mar 24

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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 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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    Hi, I was wondering if anyone women could take

    just five minutes out of their day to complete this survey. There are only 10 questions. It is about feminism, strong and brave women, heroines and role models. It is for an important assignment so it would be so much help if you could do this for me. Thank you so much! http...
    gracielynn1 gracielynn1 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    is it selfish i was hoping id get a call today

    for my birthday? I wish I could hear his voice they must be strict at SOI :(
    vbjklk vbjklk 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 3

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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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    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 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 Mar 24

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    iamjbay iamjbay 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    I need advice please.

    I'm a new marine girlfriend and my boyfriend who has been a good friend of mine for 3 years left for MCT at camp Lejune today. When he went we were under the impression that he would be allowed to have his phone. I got a frantic text from him saying they were taking it and then...
    careuhambur careuhambur 16-17, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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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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    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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    PaulineLe PaulineLe 26-30, F 4 Responses Mar 25

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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 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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    I had to share this. my boyfriend was drunk

    last night, couldn't help but laugh and find this adorable!
    elliecrow elliecrow 18-21, F a week ago

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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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    These days we have been talking about our

    future. He said that our special day will come soon. He knows exactly which the day will come but he isn't telling me. I wants me surprised. I can't wait until the day we can live together !!! :)
    PaulineLe PaulineLe 26-30, F 6 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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    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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    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 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    Feeling lost. Hearing other girls make it work

    gives me hope I'm not making a mistake.
    embastian embastian 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    he's been gone at MCRD San Diego

    for exactly 30 days. I received my second letter from him saying he still hasn't gotten my letters. I sent all of them a week and 4 days ago. Is this normal? Does it take this long?
    krystallklearr krystallklearr 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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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 Mar 28

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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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    onceupon001 onceupon001 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    Today is our anniversary.

    I hope he remembers. I'm afraid that he will forget if I don't remind him. How do I keep my spirit high if he forgets? How do I just say 'oh well, he has a lot on his mind and he still loves me'? Maybe I wont have to say that, maybe he'll prove me wrong. I hope he does prove me...
    AnonyB AnonyB 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I just had one of the best nights of my life

    but on the way home tonight I couldn't help but wishing he was there with me. I'm terrified that he won't get a phone call tomorrow-it's his first weekend at MCT and I'm hoping and praying they'll give him a phone call
    careuhambur careuhambur 16-17, F 2 hrs 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 Mar 25

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    Hi I was wondering how you all coped

    while your s/o's were away at MCT. It's been two days and not hearing his voice or talking to him is killing me. I feel empty and will do anything to make the time pass faster.
    careuhambur careuhambur 16-17, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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

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    VGASR VGASR 18-21, F a week ago

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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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    So I was wondering how all of this stuff works

    being a girlfriend to a marine. My boyfriend leave in about 5 months and I'm getting worried because I don't know how any of this stuff works when I get to talk to him when he comes home and for how long and stuff like this...Plz help!!!!
    cholrach cholrach 18-21, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    There are numerous older men in the world

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    kayccaa kayccaa 26-30, F 3 days ago

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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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    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 will not say anything about our marriage

    anymore until he asks me !! I know he loves me but today he said that " we just need to make sure that it's the right time" " when he take care of these days, that day will come". I don't want him to think that I force him to marry me. I just hope that I can live with him as...
    PaulineLe PaulineLe 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    i can't do this. it breaks my heart not seeing

    him. i cry myself to sleep almost every night.
    mustloveariel mustloveariel 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 3

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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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    has anyone else argued a lot with their SO over

    deployment? it seems like we argue all the time and we are almost half way done with our 6month deployment! its exhausting but we never had any of this before deployment! words of encouragement needed!
    futuremrslaker1 futuremrslaker1 22-25, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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

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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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