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

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    It's getting tough waiting

    for my first letter. Missing being able to talk to him.
    Kendykay Kendykay 18-21, F 1 Response 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 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 8

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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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    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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    It's been a week since the 30 second voicemail

    I got from him in the airport. Haven't gotten a letter yet and not talking to him stinks. Missing him like crazy.
    Kendykay Kendykay 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    MeAndMyMarine MeAndMyMarine 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 16

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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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    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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    emmatee emmatee 18-21, F 3 Responses May 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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    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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    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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    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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    Nights are the hardest.

    I'm just thinking about what it was like for him to actually get there today and get his gear and everything. How long does it take for my first letter? I just can't wait to hear from him. I keep replaying his voicemail over and over. Those 30 seconds make me cry. Happy tears...
    Kendykay Kendykay 18-21, F Sep 8

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    Wearing his flannels to bed

    and his shirt from basic when I'm missing him. "Pain is just fear leaving the body." ❤️❤️❤️ I just wanna be in his arms!
    Ashleyrose69 Ashleyrose69 18-21, 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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    Something I find quite annoying is this.

    Fake marine wives lol. My cousin who got out of the marines like 2 years ago got married about a year after he was out. His wife dated him like his last 3 months he was in. Nothing serious she wrote him twice while he was deployed and told him she would never move to camp...
    NatATTACK NatATTACK 22-25 2 Responses Sep 4

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    Missing him already tonight.

    I started a journal with letters to him for when I get his address. I keep thinking about him and what he's doing right now. Probably sleeping haha.
    Kendykay Kendykay 18-21, F Sep 7

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    My college just made us go to a talk

    where this woman stood up there and told us that our nations servicemen and women don't deserve any respect because she against war. I want to send a letter to my school about how insulted I am from this... I don't know where to even start though. I'm honestly so sick to my...
    Kendykay Kendykay 18-21, F 5 Responses 6 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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    Vacations! The day has come

    and I'm almost ready for my trip to England (even if i super plan there is always something that I have to do the same day). Since I've been in my relationship with my Marine we always travel together, this will not the first but certainly the last trip I do without him :) I'm...
    HoneybeeUSMgf HoneybeeUSMgf 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 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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    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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    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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    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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    He had a layover and was able to call from the

    USO station and I missed it. He did leave a voicemail though.
    Kendykay Kendykay 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 8

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    emmatee emmatee 18-21, F 4 Responses May 14

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    Kendykay Kendykay 18-21, F 5 Responses Sep 5

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    So we find out tomorrow

    where he's getting deployed to, which would also tell us how often we'll be able to talk. Kind if scared, but praying :)
    Kittykat1120 Kittykat1120 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Graduation day today!

    Only a few more hours and I get to be with him once again! :)
    infinitelovexo infinitelovexo 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 5

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    So I made a friend at college

    who is a military girlfriend too! So great to have someone to relate to who i see a lot! And I get to go on a date with him tonight before he leaves tomorrow!
    Kendykay Kendykay 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 6

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    I think it finally hit me

    that he's really gone until December... Sometimes we just gotta wipe off the tears and go do what life demands though. Trying to stay strong.
    Kendykay Kendykay 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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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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    I keep wondering what he's doing right now.

    .. I wonder if he thinks about what I'm doing. Can't wait for that first letter.
    Kendykay Kendykay 18-21, F Sep 8

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    I said goodbye to my best friend today.

    It's only 13 weeks. I can do this. I love you.
    Kendykay Kendykay 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 7

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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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    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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    I made a ringtone with clips from some saved

    voicemails and a song we both love. It's gonna make me smile every morning.
    Kendykay Kendykay 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 9

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    So I wanted to start a countdown

    and I realized that I don't actually know his graduation date. I counted out 13 weeks I a calendar, but how long does it take to find out the date for sure? Will his parents get a postcard?
    Kendykay Kendykay 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 7

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    It doesn't get easier,

    you just learn to cope with it better. It's been only 4 days since my boyfriend left to bootcamp and I'm not going to lie, it's tough and harder than I thought. I have a whole new found respect for military love ones, whether it's family, friends or girlfriends. So to all you...
    vytran499 vytran499 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    My bf left overseas for 3 years!

    And I had just got him back! And he's gone again! It's been two weeks so far and I feel like I'm dying! I cry just about everyday even when he's not on my mind, just randomly at times! This experience is going to be a tough one! And I don't know how to handle this
    Vonnalovely Vonnalovely 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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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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    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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    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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    Is it all worth it?! Don't hate me

    for asking this question haha. I'm 20 and my boyfriend left for bootcamp a few days ago so I am very new to this whole process. My main question to all of you is whether or not you ever regretted being in a relationship with a marine? I haven't had too much initial support from...
    klynch19 klynch19 18-21, F 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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    That's not at all how I expected the night to go

    but I still got to see him and we had a really great conversation... Saying goodbye tomorrow. :/
    Kendykay Kendykay 18-21, F Sep 6

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    Got this name tape bracket from etsy

    for under $20 with shipping and it took less than a week to get to me! Comes in any colors and any print. Such a great way to show my support!
    Kendykay Kendykay 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 4

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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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    Well ****. I guess I don't have to worry about

    what saying goodbye will be like because I already did without knowing it. His parents telling him that he can't see me this weekend before he leaves and we don't even understand why... Last weekend they let him come see me at school. This makes no sense and I feel like **** and...
    Kendykay Kendykay 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 5

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    Marine Prayer

    "Dear Lord, before I close my eyes to sleep, I pray thee, Lord, his soul to keep. Keep him here, safe and sound. Keep his boots on American grounds. Allow him trips to go back home. Give us time for our love to grow. But when the day comes, and we're oceans a part, give him peace...
    Lizhernandez Lizhernandez 22-25 1 Response Dec 21, 2012

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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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    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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    It's such a wonderful feeling to have him back

    home again, it may only be for a few days but that's way better than nothing. It's so unreal I still can't believe it when I get texts from him! And god it killed me when I had to go home last night, but I'll see him again today :) this was one of the best experiences of my life...
    infinitelovexo infinitelovexo 18-21, F Sep 6

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