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I Have a Marine In Japan

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    Husband Gone

    I just join this site tonight.. I am a Marine Wife he is stationed in Oki Japan right now he has been there since March and might get to come home in christmas... My name is Lindsay. We have only been married since march to.. we got married the 11 and he left the 19 if anyone...
    lebrown0311 lebrown0311 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 21, 2010

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    Japan....here I Come!

    Im going to visit my marine in japan and im so excited. Im leaving the last week in march. I cant wait to see him im so excited he will have just gotten back from thailand his leave has already been approved. I cant wait to spend just a few days with him all to myself. Im really...
    amlvbny amlvbny 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 28, 2011

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    Leave Denied....

    Anyone's significant other scheduled for leave and now can't go because of the minor earthquake.......??? That is what my boyfriend is telling me and I just don't know what to believe....... Any advice??
    barrettsgirl757 barrettsgirl757 22-25, F May 21, 2012

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    Me, Being Bored.

    there are so many girls with men in japan, but yet not all of us are joining this group -_- lol annnnnyways, we all know my story. thomas is deployed to japan, at iwakuni. annnnd i miss him very much. it will be somewhere around two weeks until i can have ANY contact with him at...
    LuckyBohne LuckyBohne 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 14, 2009

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    Don't Know What To Do

    So, my husband called me this morning on skype and confirmed that he was for sure going to Korea. He is leaving in 14 days and we are not sure when he will return. He also found out there is no wifi, but they have some computers that they can use at certain times. Which means...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 17, 2012

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    A Twist On How I Met My Marine.

    Well, let's just say it hasn't been the easiest road for us. We lived in two different towns that were only about 35 minutes apart. I graduated school and moved to the city, while he graduated school and joined the Marines. At this point, our lives had never crossed paths...
    ashhhhalexander ashhhhalexander 22-25, F Jun 2, 2013

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    Be Careful For Those Drunken Japan Nights

    Exactly what my title states is exactly what I'm here to say. Be careful. Trust your Marine. I trust mine but it burned back in my face. Don't get me wrong, he was a great guy and is a great Marine but be careful. He basically got drunk and e-mailed me it was over for no reason...
    CasieUSMC CasieUSMC 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 21, 2011

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    Shane Went To Okinawa

    hi girls!!! so i had the most amazing week ever with shane when he came home on the tenth :) i couldnt have changed one thing to make it any better!!! but he left for okinawa on thursday and should have arrived there on Friday morning, but i havent heard from him since his...
    kitkat16 kitkat16 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 21, 2010

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    Across The World

    Its crazy wen I think tht my love is so far away... Since we txt n fb I feel he's so close bt then wen I really waNt to be next to him,his touch And kiss it really hits me. He's over there until jun 27 2012 still gOt awhile till I'll getta be I his arms again... R realationship...
    arlxcast14 arlxcast14 18-21 Mar 2, 2011

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    My Marine

    I am the Fiance of a United States Marine. My Marine is a LCPL and he is amazing! We met our Junior year of High School and we dated for 6 months then broke up and got back together 6 months later and again it didnt work out(unfortunately) we were to young to be gettin as...
    theloveofhislife theloveofhislife 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 19, 2009

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    Hi Everyone!!!!!

    hey guys my name is katie i am 19 years old and my marines name is shane, he is 18.  right now he is at ft. leonard wood missourri but in the end of march he is leaving for Okinawa Japan and will be stationed there for two years!! im sooo happy i found this group :D...
    kitkat16 kitkat16 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 21, 2010

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    I Feel Horrible!

    Okk so my fiance is in Japan... But before he left he took me toget a tattoo an I told him before he left that I was gonna get it finished while he was gone.... Well I got it finished last night an he called right after an I told him an he was mad! "you couldn't even consult me...
    USMCgirl25 USMCgirl25 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 18, 2009

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    What Could Be The Best Place He Was Sent, But Sometimes The Worst....

    My Marine has been in Japan for almost two months now, and we've also been dating for almost two months...I'm not going to write our love story, because I already wrote it on the other Marine girlfriends section if you want to see it, its there....Friends, family and random...
    TrueLoveLasts TrueLoveLasts 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 31, 2011

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    Idk What We Are And What We Will Be But He'll Come Home To Me In July!!! <3

    My Marine I guess I can call him that. We have known each other for 7 years and the last time I saw him was in 2005. We started talking 2yrs ago and we have our first date planned for July when he finally comes back to the states. by the way we are both 27 and he is an USMC...
    pgrander pgrander 26-30, F Feb 2, 2012

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    Update On The Relationship

    Eddie and i decided that it was best if we broke up. That 2 years was too long to wait and that if we didnt break up now that we would end up breaking up later over the phone or email and we didnt want that. So i got up this moring and packed as much as i could into my car and...
    WaitingByThePhone WaitingByThePhone 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 16, 2010

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    Hi Everyone

    I just joined this group and thought i would tell a little of my story. Ive been dating a US Marine and he's recently been sent to Oki Japan and will be there for 2 yrs. Hopefully he'll come home for Christmas. Its pretty tough though. Were tring to stay close and...
    MyMarinesHunny MyMarinesHunny 18-21, F 6 Responses Jun 20, 2010

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    New And Nervous

    Hey girls-- Soo-my boyfriend left a little over a month ago for Okinawa, Japan. It has been so hard for me, just like all of you I'm sure. Well, its safe to say I'm completely new at this and a complete mess over it! Although somedays are better then others, like when he sends...
    csamb0929 csamb0929 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 15, 2010

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    Im Going To Japan!!!

    I'm so beyond excited to visit my Marine. We got married in October and I should be moving there soon. But before I move there permanently I'm going for a 2 week visit. He is taking leave so we can enjoy the island of Oki together before married life really kicks in. I'm so...
    MariaSofia0215 MariaSofia0215 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 25, 2012

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    It's Been 19 Days, 2 Years To Go...oh And A Deployment!

    I dropped my marine off at the airport 19 days ago and each day is supposed to get easier but for me it only seems to get harder! I have two more years of this and he has a deployment to Afghanistan in January...ugh!!!! What can I do to make this easier???
    ladisemperfi ladisemperfi 18-21, F Jul 16, 2011

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    My Marine Is Leaving For Japan W/o Me

    Hey girls i have been reading all your stories about the men you love in japan and i will soon be joining your group. My fiance just got orders to japan in may for 2 years. We live together and when he leaves ill be on my own, physically and financially. Even tho he was a cpl...
    WaitingByThePhone WaitingByThePhone 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 11, 2010

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    Worst Breakdown Since He Left.

    Today, I had a HORRIBLE day at work.... I had a parent yell at me and tell me that I am a horrible teacher because I won't stay afterschool and tutor her daughter for free twice a week. She told me that I wasn't doing all I could do to help her daughter so she is going to sue me...
    barrettsgirl757 barrettsgirl757 22-25, F Aug 18, 2011

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    Calling & Txtn To Japan..

    My boyfriend just got to Japan & he called me off his friends phone for 5 min to let me know that he was going to get a phone today. He plans to get the iphone because I have one and we could facetime. Does anybody know if the iphone over there has facetime? Also calling wise we...
    LovemyPB LovemyPB 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 29, 2011

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    Distance Makes The Heart Grow Fonder

    The strength you need to be in a long distance relationship with a marine is immense. I have never been so independent and emotionally strong before. My fiance lives on the other side of the planet but we somehow manage. Skype is my most used program and leaving my skype video on...
    mexicanabeibi mexicanabeibi 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 8, 2011

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    He Is A Sweet Little Genius.

    I love my man. He is Such a tough, fierce Marine. But he has a HUGE HUGE HUGE heart. He is in Japan, of course. Yet still managed to send me a package (which i haven't got yet) for valentines day! I haven't got it but just the thought of him taking time and effort to find things...
    CasieUSMC CasieUSMC 18-21, F Feb 14, 2011

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    So my bf left a couple days ago to see to

    Thailand and how bad I miss him. Been trying to keep busy, but it's so hard.
    MarineQueenB MarineQueenB 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 5

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    Help!!!!! :)

    my name is katie :) i havent been on here for forever lol but im still with my marine LCP Kirk, we broke up for a while but all is well again and we are back together, he was just home visiting for the entire month of november!!! it was so wonderful to have him home for so long...
    kitkat16 kitkat16 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 5, 2010

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    Surviving Our First Year!

    The end of this month will be his first year in Japan!! It's been hard but we are making it. We got engaged and are planning on getting married in December when he omes home for leave. I can't wait! If all goes as plans I'll get to be with him permanently over in Okinawa!!!
    ladisemperfi ladisemperfi 18-21, F Jun 7, 2012

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    5 More Days Until He Leaves To Japan...

    First time writing something on here so I don't even know where to start. My boyfriend has been home for a week now and we have 55 days left before he leaves to Japan. Ive had the best time with him and ive been breaking down recently whenever I have to work and be away from him...
    LovemyPB LovemyPB 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 21, 2011

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    Update: 3 Months Since, 4 Months Till

    Now that we have the time difference down things aren't that bad. He texts me when he wakes up, and whenever he can throughout the day. And his roommate has this landline phone that he allows my Marine to use to call me when our times match up. And we have skype which is god's...
    MariaSofia0215 MariaSofia0215 22-25, F Apr 2, 2011

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    First Timer......

    Hello ladies my name is Cecilia, its my first time ever posting something Im new to this page but i can tell Im going to love it!! Well my Marine is also in Japan he will be gone till 2015 we talk every day even to two times a day so as you may know i dont get much sleep now but...
    CEZiELHERNANDEZGiRL CEZiELHERNANDEZGiRL 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 23, 2013

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    Change Of Plans....

    I miss him so much. I'm almost getting tired of saying it so I know you must be tired of reading it. We were supposed to be married yesterday but he was ordered to go out on a ship for 2 1/2 months. So our wedding plans have been pushed back to October. But I'm staying strong. He...
    MariaSofia0215 MariaSofia0215 22-25, F Jul 10, 2011

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    Thanks For Making This Group!!

    This group was such a good idea! you girls definatly could understand what ive been going threw the past couple of months! Ill start by saying my names nicole and my boyfriends name is chris! we have been dating for 9 months now and hes been in japan since march. i miss him...
    hisprincess923 hisprincess923 18-21 1 Response Oct 1, 2009

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    I Just Got a Phone Call From Japan

    YAYYYYY, it was 6 minutes and 11 seconds and i am still SO HAPPPPPPY! haha, well lets see what he saidddd: he said it's been raining there all week and it sucks, he's not having a fun time etc, etc... but i told him to get happy because i don't like it when he's sad, and that...
    LuckyBohne LuckyBohne 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 1, 2009

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    Question!

    I'm not new to this whole Japan thing. My baby has been there since July 19th....I've seen him for one weekend since then and he's been deployed to different places a few times. He texts me, calls me, sends me gifts--he's amazing!! There's just one thing I want soo soo badly----I...
    csamb0929 csamb0929 16-17, F 7 Responses Apr 12, 2011

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    Japannnnnnnnn

    Hello Ladies:)! Im new to this group, but I just thought I'd introduce myself, My name is Tania and my bfs name is Ramon. We have been together for 1yr&4 months. We recently found out that he will be stationed in Japan for 18 months :/. Sooo i was just wondering how its...
    usmclove1108 usmclove1108 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 29, 2010

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    I Have A Marine In Japan

    hey yall names Lula my hubby is in okinawa japan all ama say is hate IT!..............
    LulaKomora LulaKomora 22-25, F 8 Responses Sep 3, 2010

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    One Week Into The Next Two To Four Year

    he will be there for 2 to four years counting on two by that time his daughters will be 5 and 3 its crazy to think about im doing alright with it for now its starting to hit me harder and harder each day but i know i have to be strong because he has this on his sholders and its...
    jojo790 jojo790 18-21, F Mar 9, 2011

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    Day 1

    Day 1So today started out a little rough… I walked downstairs and made it all the way to mom's bed and just burst out in tears. This is a lot harder than I thought it would be. I got a phone call around 1:30 AM and that gave me a little piece of mind to hear him say "I love you...
    lcstroud lcstroud 18-21 1 Response Mar 9, 2011

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    I'm In Australia, He Is In Okinawa. :(

    So i met my Marine when he had just started his deployment in Okinawa and a whole battalion got sent to Oz and i met and befriended one of his mates earlier on. Then we met, well briefly at first. My cousin and i had been together through out. So being 18 we were excited that we...
    AussieBub23 AussieBub23 18-21, F Sep 30, 2013

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    I Love My Marine!

    Hello ladies! Im new to this site and well My fiance just got deployed sat morning, I've been crying ever since he left. It's my first time we have been away from eachother, its been really hard on me. He is stationed in Iwakuni, Japan. Im Betty im 20 soon to be 21 in July...
    slvsprs slvsprs 18-21, F Feb 22, 2011

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    It Has Only Been 4 Days :( I Dont Know How I'm Going To Survive 2 Years

    I dropped my Marine off at the airport the day after Christmas this year. And all I could think about was how I'm not prepared for this. I wanted to throw a fit like a two year old child because I'm not getting my way. But I know he needs me more than ever right now. Because it...
    MariaSofia0215 MariaSofia0215 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 30, 2010

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    Related Experiences

    Over Thanksgiving break I went to see my Marine in Okinawa, Japan. It was the most exciting, beautiful, but heartbreaking experiences of my life. Somehow I managed to make it...
    FindingMyself94 FindingMyself94 18-21, F Apr 6

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    Over Thanksgiving break I went to see my Marine in Okinawa, Japan. It was the most exciting, beautiful, but heartbreaking experiences of my life. Somehow I managed to make it...
    FindingMyself94 FindingMyself94 18-21, F Apr 6

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    Over Thanksgiving break I went to see my Marine in Okinawa, Japan. It was the most exciting, beautiful, but heartbreaking experiences of my life. Somehow I managed to make it...
    FindingMyself94 FindingMyself94 18-21, F Apr 6

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    And manga. And Kawaii culture. And otaku culture and cosplay. And nekos. And weird fietishes. And Tokyo and Harajuku fashion. And samurai and ninjas and martial arts. And J-pop...
    ladypirate108 ladypirate108 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    My Japanese learning stemmed from my love for anime and wanting to watch it without subtitles. The more I learned Japanese and the culture behind the language the more interested...
    Kingme1234 Kingme1234 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 21

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     The trees have a few differences and many similarities due to their close relation. Some Japanese Peonies actually are exactly the same as Chinese peonies but with Japanese...
    peonyladygaga peonyladygaga 22-25, F Mar 25

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    This peony was brought to Japan from China in the early sixteen hundreds. The Japanese in an aesthetic decision decided to grow the flowers in stem counts of one or two. The plant...
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    This peony was brought to Japan from China in the early sixteen hundreds. The Japanese in an aesthetic decision decided to grow the flowers in stem counts of one or two. The plant...
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    I am currently a first year university student in Texas in my second semester of learning beginner Japanese. It's very fun, and very difficult lol Still, I am happy and open to...
    iCaii iCaii 18-21, F Mar 28

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    Japanese is a beautiful language. I visited the country almost four years ago and fell in love with the traditions and culture. Unfortunately, i believe my experience was shorted...
    seraphinamisbhavn seraphinamisbhavn 22-25, F 5 Responses Apr 6

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    If 18 and 16 year old boys went to Japan where should they go to find people who would speak Japanese with them? The older went there last year and said it was difficult to get a...
    experimed experimed 51-55, M Apr 6

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    I use to be a Marine gf, and have not been for almost a year maybe more. Anyway I have recently met a new Marine. We are nothing serious yet, but I can already tell I have feelings...
    EWALL1819 EWALL1819 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    You Are a Henna Gaijin!, You're not Japanese, but you wish you were! You can use chopsticks with your eyes closed, and you've memorized hundreds of Kanji. You even answer your...
    ib14fun ib14fun 41-45 Apr 7

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    My boyfriend is sworn into the marines and is going into boot camp soon. I haven't been dating him very long but I think I love him and I will always support him going in the...
    musicismysalvation musicismysalvation 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 30

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