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

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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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    So I'm going running with him tomorrow morning.

    .. A little nervous just cause last time I tried to do pt with him it wended bad cause I was so out of shape and couldn't keep up. I did start running in January to train myself as a way of supporting him, but I had to start really slow because I had to be careful because of a...
    Kendykay Kendykay 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 13

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    Ever wake up with a dream

    so real, it's like you can still smell him, still feel his touch lingering on you, only to look next you and find an empty bed, and you close your eyes, wishing you could go back to that dream, because it breaks your heart looking at the empty side of his bed, and now that you...
    themarineproject themarineproject 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Facts Of Life...george Carlin Quote..

    Nick sent me this because he knows how much I love these types of things, and the last line is one of my fave quotes :) hope ya'll enjoy George Carlin's wife died early in 2008 and George followed her, dying in July 2008. It is ironic George Carlin - comedian of the 70's and 80...
    Lexie19 Lexie19 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 2, 2013

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    Just went through another cry spell

    since my fiancé left for boot camp on Monday. I miss him so much :(
    infinitelovexo infinitelovexo 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 13

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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 7 Responses Aug 1, 2012

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    He needs to lose 10 pounds in the next 3 weeks

    or his recruiter is gonna kill him. Any tips on how I can help him with that?
    Kendykay Kendykay 18-21, F 5 Responses Jun 19

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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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    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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    lilmisssunshiiine lilmisssunshiiine 18-21, F Jun 14

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    My mom got me this today!

    Alex and Ani bracelets are like pandora but their recycled metal and I like the style better. You can add charms too :) made me feel so much better.
    lilmisssunshiiine lilmisssunshiiine 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 14

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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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    MeAndMyMarine MeAndMyMarine 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 16

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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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    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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    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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    A lot of people tell me how much my boyfriend

    will change once he comes back from boot camp. Obviously I know there will be some differences but are they drastic changes that I should be worried about? Will he still be somewhat the same?
    NicooleMaarie NicooleMaarie 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 13

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    My Marine changed a lot,

    and I don't know if I'll ever get used to this new him... I feel like I do SOOOO much for him and he doesn't seem grateful.
    adriare adriare 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    emmatee emmatee 18-21, F 3 Responses May 24

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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...
    inlovewithapfc inlovewithapfc 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 16, 2011

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    So I miss my boyfriend very much today.

    You know those days, when you haven't heard from him in a while, and you just can't shake the loneliness and sadness off? What pushes me through these times is hearing/reading about relationships in the marine corps that worked out, despite the difficulties, and how they made...
    themarineproject themarineproject 18-21, F Jul 15

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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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    Hello all! OK, so I got a very big surprise in

    a letter today from my fiance that he will have 7 extra days of leave after boot camp. My first reaction was tears of joy, then jumping up and down screaming high pitched lol. After about 10 minutes of thanking God, I calmed down. Now I'm just like how is this possible? I...
    desiali719 desiali719 18-21, F Jul 4

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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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    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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    does anyone now if there is anyway we can see

    the pictures from the bootcamp training. I've seen numerous of people post them in social media but none of them will tell me how they got them. please and thank you
    krl47 krl47 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 8

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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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    My fiancé just left yesterday

    for bootcamp and I'm sad it's hard to talk to someone everyday for 3 and half years straight and then next day not even hear his voice I'm praying for him to be safe and to keep his head held high through his journey and I hope time will fly by for the both of us.
    Amalri Amalri 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    So i hear that the Drill instructors read the

    letters we send to the Recruits is that true??
    siimplyyliiz siimplyyliiz 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    This is a question for all those ladies

    who went through their boyfriends being in bootcamp for 3 months, what kind of changes did you notice in your man after he graduated?
    themarineproject themarineproject 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 4

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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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    So he's totally fine

    when we're actually physically together... But then when we're not he's distant and doesn't talk to me much. He promised that he's not going to leave me before he leaves for boot at the end of summer of anything. I just feel like he's 2 different people some times. What to do...
    Kendykay Kendykay 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 17

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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 13 Responses Nov 4, 2011

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    My Marine is at MCT and I just miss him.

    It's been 15 days since we last talked, and I know he is okay. But I don't like not being able to talk to him. I know it's only a short while longer and he will be able to talk on a normal basis but that 10 days after boot made me realize just how much I missed him when he was...
    kbdial1s kbdial1s 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 25

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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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    First, let me start of by saying

    that I am not trying to offend anyone with this post. Technically, my boyfriend is not a Marine yet, but he’s in bootcamp! And that’s what this is about. I figured this was the best place to get advice. My wonderful boyfriend and I have been dating for almost 9 months, and I...
    alecsgirl18 alecsgirl18 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 4

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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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    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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    Well here i am again back

    where I started.. my fiancé only has 1 month and 16 days left of boot camp (September 5) and I'm excited for that, but here I am again where it all started. When he left I was a mess, he was all i thought about and that i cried too. I couldn't keep myself busy, there was...
    infinitelovexo infinitelovexo 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    i just joined this site i was looking over some

    of the other posts and the responses ive heard have been really helpful and have helped me get a deeper look into what things are really like. my bf left a few weeks ago and i just received the address today so im glad i can write to him now. question is can i write to him as...
    siimplyyliiz siimplyyliiz 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 4

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    emmatee emmatee 18-21, F 4 Responses May 14

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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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    I've been having a lot of nightmares lately,

    these nightmares have to do with my experience with the 10 day leave he got. I flew out to his graduation and spent all 10 days with him. We spent 5 days in CA with his family and then we drove back home/ Well the first couple of days he was VERY distant, extremely distant, and...
    adriare adriare 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 30

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    My fiancé is in the navy

    and is on his way to Spain!! I miss him so much!!
    USNAVYYOUNGFIANCE USNAVYYOUNGFIANCE 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 15

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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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    Is there a Facebook page

    for marines who are at MCRD?
    VballMarineGf VballMarineGf 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 16

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    Sooooo I haven't been on in a

    while really so if anyone cares here is an update: I GOT ENGAGED!!!! Thomas was home for Christmas leave and on New Year's eve he took me out to a nice restaurant and then drug me to down town Atlanta for the peach drop (word to the wise, NEVER go) well right as the peach hit...
    heatherbrin heatherbrin 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 20

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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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    My boyfriend just left

    for boot yesterday. Luckily he left me his Marine sweat pants sprayed with his cologne so I have a bit of comfort, but any words of advice on how to cope for the next 13 weeks? Also do the drill instructors read letters?
    elliecrow elliecrow 18-21, F 6 Responses Jul 14

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    My fiance started the Crucible early this

    morning, I pray that he finds strength to make it through. I'm so proud of my man. Only 7 more days until i see his face, and 3 more days until I hear his voice!!! I'm so anxious!
    desiali719 desiali719 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    lilmisssunshiiine lilmisssunshiiine 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 14

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    Summer is flying by which is scary

    because that means his date for bootcamp is coming that much faster too...but I think I'm finally ready. I have no doubts in our relationship and I know I'm tough enough to endure the distance. He's never been more excited for anything and he just wants to start his life. The...
    epatrick epatrick 18-21, F Jul 1

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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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