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I Have a Boyfriend In Bootcamp

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    He Left.. I Don't Know What To Do.

    Before my boyfriend left to go to bootcamp... 2 days a go... He told me that if we can make it through this, we can make it through anything. When we could talk, he would be so sad, and I would have to be the one reassuring him that everything would be okay. Now that he's gone, I...
    ATaylor222 ATaylor222 16-17, F 5 Responses Feb 29, 2012

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    Missing Him A Lot Today. Just Knowing I Cant Hear His Voice Kills Me.

    My boyfriend left on Monday to fort Jackson. He texted me here and there and i received very short and quick love you phone calls all the way up to Saturday Morning. It was awful every conversation we had it was as if it was our last goodbyes because he didn't know when exactly...
    JULES410 JULES410 22-25, F 1 Response May 15, 2011

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    Tomorrow He Graduates!

    I feel like I'm waiting for Christmas morning. Even though I can't see him graduate, or any at all this weekend. Being able to talk to him again is the best thing ever. Ive been 9 weeks with no phone calls. The only one I got I missed. It's going to be amazing to hear his voice...
    anch0rs anch0rs 18-21, F Sep 12, 2013

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    I Miss You

    I miss your hugs and your kisses, and the way you wink and smirk at me simultaneously. I miss the scent of your skin, and the taste of that stupid gum you always chew. I miss you taking forever in the bathroom fixing your hair, while I listened to you from your bedroom. I...
    thomasb3 thomasb3 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 4, 2013

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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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    He Left A Week Ago For 4 Months

    The guy that I am dating left a week ago for boot camp, where he will be for 4 months. It is so much harder than I thought it was going to be. We weren't dating for very long before he left and we never made it official, but we both decided to give it a shot and see what happens...
    KelFas KelFas 22-25 2 Responses Oct 9, 2013

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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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    Super Cute! <3

    You know you are missing a sailor WHEN... You sleep with your cell phone, in case he calls in the middle of the night The mailman knows you because you are always out waiting for him to come You make friends with strangers online just because they are in the same situation as...
    kenzie1115 kenzie1115 18-21, F 11 Responses May 28, 2011

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    First And Last.

    The first week went by extremely slow, each individual day felt like a week. I swear I'd look at a clock and two hours later it'd say the same thing. Once I started getting letters once a week and school started it went by faster. Then I realized there were 20 days left, it...
    anch0rs anch0rs 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 4, 2013

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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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    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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    Miss My Boyfriend

    My boyfriend left for bootcamp parris island on August 19th 2013. It's September 16th & I received 4 letters already & I get happy everytime the best feeling ever! But I miss him so much we been together for only 4 months but it was love at first sight... And I hope he's in my...
    Shawnee85 Shawnee85 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 16, 2013

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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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    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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    Heard From Him

    After 2 weeks, last Saturday i heard from my boyfriend who is in Navy boot camp. We got to talk for about four minutes. It was good to hear his voice. Of course after getting off the phone i just started crying because i miss him and all and he asked about me going to his...
    marisac13 marisac13 18-21 2 Responses Aug 20, 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 2 days ago

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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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    Bootcamp Summer

    My boyfriend left June 15th for boot camp. I miss him so much!! I just got the first letter from him yesterday :D I text his mom as soon as I had it in my hands to celebrate with her. I look forward to writing him as much as I possibly can. I miss hearing his...
    poundcake555 poundcake555 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 24, 2010

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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 1 Response Feb 8

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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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    Sad

    My Boyfriend left for boot camp 2 weeks ago. He has been on my mind non-stop. I don't know if there is anything that could make it better. I haven't received a letter yet but am praying it comes soon. It's the worst for me at night. Had my 2nd break down tonight and the pain just...
    EmilyHuffines EmilyHuffines 18-21, F 6 Responses Dec 21, 2011

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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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    1 Week

    Today it's been one week since my boyfriend left for Parris Island South Carolina. I keep track of what he is supposedly up to with the training matrix. It makes me feel better knowing what he's doing. We haven't got his address yet and I really cannot wait until I can send him...
    lucky0152 lucky0152 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 7, 2011

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    One More Week!!

    In exactly one week I will be on a plane to see my sailor!! Couldn't be more excited about this! I missed him so much! <3
    brennaaa8 brennaaa8 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 25, 2013

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    2 Weeks Seems So Far!!

    So my boyfriend's graduation is on May 17. I am super excited about it! It's about 2 weeks away but I swear these days are going by slower and slower. I feel like I'm SOOO close but each day is getting harder. Like I'm at the point where I don't wanna be around anyone. I just...
    joy51912 joy51912 18-21, F Apr 30, 2013

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    How Do You Pass Time While He Is Gone?!

    My boyfriend just left yesterday for basic training for the Army at Ft. Leonard in Missouri and it's only been one day and it has been so hard. I'm not used to having no communication or not seeing him at all! On top of it all our 6th month is tomorrow :). I miss him like crazy...
    pshjustbecca pshjustbecca 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 25, 2013

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    National Guard

    My boyfriend just left for boot camp today and it has been so much harder than I thought it was going to be to let him go and then return to our now empty apartment. I keep telling my self he will be home soon and cherish very text or quick call I get but it really really hurts.
    BJReguero BJReguero 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 7, 2013

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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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    57 More Days Till I See His Face

    So I receive a letter from my boyfriend today & it made me feel good to know that my letters make him smile :) He have his friend that's in bootcamp as well so I reach out to my boyfriend friend girlfriend... Now me & her is meeting up tomorrow for lunch... I'm very excited to...
    Shawnee85 Shawnee85 26-30, F Sep 17, 2013

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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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    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 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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    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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    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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    Adjusting To Milso Life

    I feel like everything is changing all at once and it is a bit overwhelming. I am about to move into my dorn in 5 days to start my first year of college at a state univ. My boyfriend of almost one year left August 1 for boot camp. I was really upset at first but i had alot of...
    marisac13 marisac13 18-21 Aug 13, 2013

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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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    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 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 12, 2013

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    Losing Faith

    I have almost made it one week and I felt like I was doing so well till today. My dad who was in the Army was telling me not to believe anything about seeing my bf or knowing when we can get married. It's not like I have a date in mind but we figured with time off around...
    heimgirl heimgirl 22-25, F 5 Responses Jun 12, 2012

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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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    Missing Him Like Crazy

    It's my fifth day without him. I'm going back to work today for the first time in a week. I had taken days off to spend time with him before he left and he left Tuesday August 27th. I'm getting really sad again. I don't know how to stop it ya know? He use to take me to work...
    Briana03 Briana03 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 30, 2013

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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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    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  
    skittles93 skittles93 16-17, F 5 Responses Jun 6, 2011

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    Missing Cole

    My boyfriend of 9 months left June 17th and I just received a letter from him 3 days ago. This has been the longest month of my life it seems like. He graduates September 13th, 2013 and I just feel so lost and alone. I don't know what to do anymore :( I try my best to stay strong...
    kaylarhaine kaylarhaine 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 23, 2013

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    I Miss My Sailor

    4 more weeks for my sailor, before his bootcamp graduation. I cannot wait to see him and give the biggest hug in the world. :)
    Naira24 Naira24 18-21 2 Responses May 18, 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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    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.  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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    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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    The Hardest Thing I Have Endured

    I guess the title says it all. I met the love of my life 4 months ago on christmas. We call that our anniversary. We decided not to stay official because of the high rates of divorce with military couples. We still tell each other how much we love one another and are completely...
    amysmith1234 amysmith1234 18-21, F Apr 25, 2013

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    40 Days Left.

    Can I just say that this is so hard? Every time I leave his family from spending the day with them I get so freaking sad. We all miss him so much. when im not with his family or not at work, I literally never know what to do with myself. We spent so much time together that I'm...
    Briana03 Briana03 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 14, 2013

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    Cute Idea For Basic Training! (:

    hey girls! so my boyfriend has been in basic training for a little over six weeks and he graduates in 6 days! can't wait! (: i was trying to think of something cute to do for him besides just sending letters every day. soo i found some pink paper and cut 62 hearts (one heart for...
    Heygirl23 Heygirl23 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 7, 2012

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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 Gotta Be Strong

    As of yesterday my boyfriens is in boot camp. When he was on his flight i could b patient enough to hear from him again. it was around 5pm and he said he made it to o'hare. I was so stoked wgen i got the message. i remember scrambling to reply so i didn't miss him. i feel so...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 12, 2013

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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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    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 2 Responses Feb 26

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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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    Marine Relationships.. Help!

    So my boyfriend leaves for bootcamp in October. I know this is a month away but I can't stand to think about no having him here to help me finish out my senior year. I have a friend who has a boyfriend that is stationed in CA but she didn't go through the whole bootcamp thing. I...
    rayyychool rayyychool 16-17, F 3 Responses Sep 3, 2013

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    Oh my freaking gosh!!

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

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