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I Have a Boyfriend In Bootcamp

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    I Can't Stop Crying...

    I have only a month left! only a month and i cant do this! i know im strong enough and i hate saying i cant do it, because i know i will. But i just can't, i need a fast forward button or something. I feel like im stuck and nothings happening. I finally got a letter today and i...
    embrock36 embrock36 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 1, 2012

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    I Am A Terrified Girlfriend

    I fell in love with my boyfriend knowing he was enlisted into the Marines but it never really dawned on me the hardships this would put on us. Now, he is officially leaving for Boot Camp in September and it's all hitting me hard. I never imagined myself being a military...
    inspireme27 inspireme27 16-17, F 4 Responses May 16, 2011

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    Omg I Need To Vent! :/

    So I have been fine all week. Yesterday was an amazing day, I got an amazing letter from my man. Today my friend's boyfriend was graduating and my boyfriend and him were suppose to leave to boot together but it didn't happen. So anyway I saw my friend posting pictures on Facebook...
    mrsmontano425 mrsmontano425 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 19, 2012

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    My Boyfriend Called.....his Mom...

    My boyfriends mom called me right now and told her my bf called her and it was only about 3 minutes...it kind of hurts my feelings...but he told me he would probably call her first before he even went into boot camp....She said he is doing okay but his feet hurt from the boots...
    MlovesJ MlovesJ 18-21, F 10 Responses May 4, 2012

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    My Bf Left The18th

    well my boyfriend that ive been dating for only a month & 2 weeks, just left on the 17th to start boot camp on the 18th for 13 weeks. im just sitting in florida waiting for a letter in the mail so i can know how he's doing. i love him alot...
    italianbellax italianbellax 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 19, 2008

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    Ahhhh tell me why im the happiest person alive

    right now ! I love you so much baby<3
    rejinuuh rejinuuh 18-21, F Oct 23

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    Oh my freaking gosh!!

    !! I got his address today!!!
    Cbradley02 Cbradley02 16-17, F Mar 17

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    My Boyfriend Made It To The Yellow Foot Prints

    My boyfriend Trey left for Parris Island South Carolina for Marine Boot camp.  He made it there yesterday around 18:00 (6:00 p.m.) I know that I am headed down a long and lonely road from now on. It is a lot harder than I thought it was going to be. I am 24 years old, and...
    cowgirl11528 cowgirl11528 26-30, F 2 Responses May 18, 2010

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    My man lives right across the street from me,

    and it was nice because we got to hang out a lot before he left for basic. And now I am moving! he knows I'm moving but it's gonna be hard not seeing him the second he gets home 😫 I know I sound crazy but I get to see him in 10 weeks and 6 days. And that might sound like...
    PrincessMonica PrincessMonica 16-17, F Jun 12

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    He called me this morning!

    !! He said he only got a 20min phone call but it was like the best 20 mins ever.. He said it's not as bad as he thought it was going to be, ism glad it's not that bad.. He said his I um commanders? I'm not sure what he called them.. But he said they are really cool. He gave me...
    tropicherry tropicherry 18-21, F Feb 8

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    My boyfriend, whom I have been with

    for a year, recently left to boot camp to become a Marine. It's only been a week, but it's so difficult for me to be without him. I went from seeing him and talking to him everyday to not having any contact with him at all. I've written a letter everyday since he has been gone...
    Maritigger Maritigger 16-17, F 3 Responses Nov 28, 2013

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    We'll he hasn't left

    for bootcamp yet but he is scheduled to wave January 5th with sucks cuz my 21st birthday is January 28 I'll be honest I'm very upset about this he is joking the marines I want to be supportive but I'm not sure how when I'm so sad
    kaylabugg94 kaylabugg94 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 16

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    Okay so my man comes home in 12 days.

    And we aren't really together, but I waited for him this summer. I understand he is going to be different. I know that. I'm completely aware. But will his feelings be any different towards me. I mean, I've had 3 months to prepare so I'm ready if he does change. And I know...
    PrincessMonica PrincessMonica 16-17, F Aug 11

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    It's Like He's Disappeared.

    My boyfriend left for boot camp on June 5th. It has been really rough for me. I just got his address two days ago. I sent 8 letters that night and then sent another 2 plus a cute card today. I'm dying to get a letter from him. Right now I just feel so unconfident and insecure. I...
    BArotert BArotert 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 17, 2012

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    I Got My First Phone Call!

    Nothing can bring me down right now! Even though the past week has been very hard, but it has been helping to talk about him as much as possible so it is like he is still here in thought! I wore an ARMY STRONG tee shirt and my Spanish Professor (who was in the Army for 22 years...
    Angie0618 Angie0618 18-21, F Sep 25, 2012

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    Military Prayer

    Give me the greatness of heart to see, The difference between duty & his love for me, Give me understanding so that I may know when duty calls he must go, Give me a task to do each day, To feel the time while he's away, When is in a foreign land, Keep him safe in your loving...
    ILoveMyMarine12 ILoveMyMarine12 18-21, F Jan 26, 2012

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    Just recently, I fell in love with my best

    friend. We're together, but the only thing that is truly holding us back right now is the fact that he will be going to boot camp on January 7, 2014. He didn't say exactly how long he'd be there, but it would be a little over nine months. I have never felt this way about anyone...
    surfingviolentwaves surfingviolentwaves 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 6, 2013

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    He left July 12 and won't be able

    until December... I miss him already :(
    KatIsCrazy KatIsCrazy 18-21, F Jul 21

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    Today is our 2 year anniversary

    and I knew that it wasn't going to be and easy day. But I didn't expect it to be this hard. I haven't heard from him in over two weeks. I feel so alone and I feel like every time it starts to get easier everything just falls apart. I've been stressed about college and everything...
    armygirlfriend2007 armygirlfriend2007 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 18

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    Missing Him :/

    My boyfriend left about two weeks ago for basic training and I can honestly say that the adjustment has not been easy. He is my best friend and that one person I can tell anything to, so having him gone has been all I can think about lately. The only thing keeping me going is...
    kmccabe4 kmccabe4 18-21, F 5 Responses Jun 19, 2011

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    Family Day!!! :) <3333

    OOOMMMMGGGGG!!! Today was the best day of my life. It all started with my having a super nervous stomach and me being soo nervous. As soon as I stepped foot on MCRD SD I was so calm. I have no voice right now from screaming at the DI's and for Josh. The Moto Run was amazing and...
    mrsmontano425 mrsmontano425 18-21, F 9 Responses Aug 9, 2012

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    29 more days til I fly off to see my man !

    ! I cant wait ! I just wanna shower him with hugs and kisses. Eat so much food and just be lazy watch our hulu/netflix shows ! Lol
    rejinuuh rejinuuh 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Missing Him

    So my boyfriend Koby shipped out Dec 5th and it was so hard to let him go. He landed in Chicago last night and it feels like its been forever since i last saw him:( i hate the feeling of not talking to him, its simply too hard. He was only able to call for about 30 seconds to let...
    honeysgurl honeysgurl 18-21, F 5 Responses Dec 8, 2011

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    First Phone Call!

    After a month of my boyfriend being gone at Bootcamp, he finally called last night. I think the only reason was cause I may have been sending to many letters lol but he called! He asked that I send two or three at a time cause he has to do 10 push ups for every letter. I had been...
    hisgirlalwaysandforever hisgirlalwaysandforever 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 7, 2011

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    So I Got A Replacement Boyfriend

    lmao its not what you think i swear. I seen him at work and I had to. I just thought i should share, i am thinking about getting him a marine outfit=)I Β 
    skittles93 skittles93 16-17, F 5 Responses Jun 6, 2011

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    I just got the best treat ever

    for Halloween! Letters from him :D lol it beats any chocolate or candy X) He wrote on notebook paper so they're pretty long. Longer than the ones he writes on those small stationary ones. But he was being soo cute. & He kept saying how much he can't wait for me to marry him and...
    aiahlove aiahlove 18-21, F 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    Homestretch

    I can't believe my boyfriend graduates in ten days!!!! I am so excited. I'll see him at family day in 9 days. I've never looked forward to something so much in my life :) I'm so proud of him. Semper fidelis:)
    sarahk03 sarahk03 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 12, 2013

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    Hasn't been a crazy long time,

    but I would like to point out that today is our 4 month ❀️ Miss my bean so much πŸ’•πŸ’β˜ΊοΈ But it does kinda suck that he will be at basic for our 4, 5, and 6 month. But it's okay because he's more than worth it. 😌
    PrincessMonica PrincessMonica 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 13

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    A Week Later...

    It's been a week since I departed from my love. The first few days crept by at a snails pace. The last few have sped up a tiny bit. Have some projects to distract my self. I just can't believe his is every single thought that I have. I was very naive to think that I would be more...
    BJReguero BJReguero 18-21, F Oct 14, 2013

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    It has been like twenty days

    since I've got to hold him in my arms. I hope that he's doing okay, and from his letters, it seems like he is. I am so proud if him and everyone who goes through all of this for our country. God bless America.
    NavyGirlfriend2016 NavyGirlfriend2016 16-17, F Aug 26

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    Navy lodge or navy gateway inn

    and suites? I already booked it at navy lodge, but I can always cancel. Its cheaper and im staying there for 6 bights but i heard something about needing a deviation chit. Grrr
    rejinuuh rejinuuh 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I know it's early but I'm going to look

    for a dress to wear to my boyfriends boot camp graduation.. I have no idea what I should wear or what kind of dress.. Help please?
    tropicherry tropicherry 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 31

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    Do you still love me?

    Do you still think about me? Do you still want to be with me? Should I just move on and forget like you probably have? Has the last two years meant nothing? You can't call me to tell me.. You say you wont write me anymore until you get my letters? I've wrote you...
    tropicherry tropicherry 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 26

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    My boyfriend left on the 8th of January!

    Any clue how long graduation day is and how long i get to stay? Also he is going to San Antonino (texas) for a medic any idea how that is so i know how long i can visit on Graduation please help if you have any information please?? That is where his A school is he is in the...
    Stephhlynnn Stephhlynnn 18-21, F Jan 12

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    My boyfriend left october 1st,

    2014 we've been together for almost 2 and half years now. I miss him so much.
    rejinuuh rejinuuh 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 5

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    I have so much clothes

    and I still dont know what to wear :/ what are you guys wearing for PIR?
    rejinuuh rejinuuh 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    What to Wear to Navy Graduation

    So I have one week until I see my boyfriend at his graduation.  I can't believe how fast these two months have gone by and I cannot wait to see him! But I have a question, what do you wear to the Navy graduation?! I am at a complete loss because I haven't seen him so I'm...
    shobee24 shobee24 18-21 7 Responses May 13, 2009

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    My boyfriend left for bootcamp exactly a week

    ago today. This week has felt like FOREVER. I honestly don't know how to keep myself busy enough. I got a new job up in my college town and stuff, but I am constantly thinking about him.. He's my bestest friend in the entire world and I don't know what to do without him here...
    melmal95 melmal95 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I have been with my boyfriend going on two years

    and I love him with all my heart. When I was younger I always said I would never get into a relationship with a military girl/guy. I've seen friends and how much they go through with their husbands being away and how much they hurt, I didn't want to go through that. I even didn...
    tropicherry tropicherry 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 29

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    I've got to be one of the happiest people

    because I got to talk to my recruit on the phone for the first time in forty something days yesterday! :D Only twelve days! :)
    NavyGirlfriend2016 NavyGirlfriend2016 16-17, F Sep 21

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    What Do I Wear To Graduation?!?!?!

    He wants me to wear heels.... He is 6'6... He was like "babe my feet have been hurting since I got here, you can last a couple hours" haha anyways I'm thinking about carrying a purse and putting some flats in it haha. But I need help. For the Airmans run I was thinking I could...
    Briana03 Briana03 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 13, 2013

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    my boyfriend left for basic 3 weeks ago.

    He is going to be a marine. Saying goodbye was definitely the hardest thing I've ever done. we are both only 18 but we have been dating since my freshman year of high school and we are still together and I'm now a freshman in college. He is my high school sweetheart and best...
    vbjklk vbjklk 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 12

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    diegosgirl55 diegosgirl55 16-17, F Sep 15

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    If You Have Boot Camp Family Day/graduation Questions..

    If you have any boot camp family day or graduaton questions, ill be happy to answer them girls! Have a quick countdown, the last month goes SO fast and before you know it youll be standing right before your marine! :) its such an amazing experience :) My boyfriend graduated boot...
    jmrpixe jmrpixe 18-21, F 6 Responses Jan 31, 2011

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    What Really Grinds My Gears

    Ladies, Just because your man is away doesnt mean that you exactly have to be super girl, Do not lie to him about your feelings. Don't supress things that bother you until he comes home. And dont be overly worried about stressing him out. BREATHE! It is ok to show some emotion...
    dlgmorris95 dlgmorris95 18-21 5 Responses Oct 10, 2012

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    Saying Goodbye

    My boyfriend left for BMT yesterday. Saying goodbye to him was one of the hardest things I've ever done. I took him to the airport which happened to be in Connecticut. The 3 hour drive back home alone was horrible. He's finished with BMT in September and will be coming home after...
    chlobear chlobear 18-21, F 7 Responses Jul 18, 2012

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    I received two letters today.

    It made the wait so earth while. I talked to my boyfriends best friend today also. He acts so much like my boyfriend does it isn't even funny. It's good to be able to still hang out with the people that my boyfriend and I hung out with before he left. Makes it feel like he isn't...
    armygirlfriend2007 armygirlfriend2007 18-21, F Sep 20

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    10 Letters+christmas Call = Best Christmas Ever

    So my sailor called me today at around 3:30pm today and it was so amazing even though we only got to talk for like 3 minutes:) i loved hearing his voice and hearing all about how much he loves me and wants to gain my trust again:) it really makes me happy to hear that he is...
    honeysgurl honeysgurl 18-21, F Dec 26, 2011

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    First Letters!! :D

    Hey All!! I finally recieved my first letters from my boyfriend Frankie! i actually recieved 2 letters in 1 envelope so i was really excited to see that.Β  i was so happy to finally hear from him. He is doing well and misses me alot. I know it sounds silly but i was afraid he...
    inuyasha3339 inuyasha3339 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 8, 2012

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    Okay, seriously I miss my boyfriend

    so much. I really can't wait for him to come home. I have 11 weeks to go and I really just can't wait. Everyone says the first few weeks are the hardest and dang are they right. I don't wanna hang out with anyone because honestly it makes me feel guilty. That I get to go out and...
    PrincessMonica PrincessMonica 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 10

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