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I Know Being A Marine's Girlfriend Has Made Me Stronger

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    Spending thanksgiving without my marine.

    .he can't even be with his family today. Words can't describe his thankful I am for him...but 8 months is too long
    mackenzie29 mackenzie29 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 28, 2013

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    I Feel Like I Messed Up

    Long story short meet bf in high school and started to date while he was home on leave .He finally came home after 2 years after being station over sea and the deployment .Anyways for the past 2 years all he talk about how he cant wait to marry me and ask me to marry him .The...
    kellner27 kellner27 18-21, F Sep 12, 2012

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    How My Marine Changed Me.

    My marine left for boot camp when I was a junior in high school. Him leaving was a life changing experience because we went from being together everyday to not seeing each other for 3 months, and only communicating through letters. During all this I was lost, confused and...
    Usmcgf2612 Usmcgf2612 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 30, 2013

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    Mary Me

    MY bf in the marines while home in leave in sep for month We went to the jewlery store to look at rings and told me for the future.When he got back to his station I talk to his brother and told me he has the ring or was going to buy it soon.I talk to my bf and told me it was the...
    kellner27 kellner27 18-21, F Apr 26, 2013

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    Im A New Usmc Girlfriend =]

    so im new to the whole Marine Corps area, total out of my element lol but so far im loving all the people I meet, its a huge family so I decided to make a page on Facebook for it =] Its a way for us to meet new people, vent about whatever is bothering you, and/or just be goofy...
    OorahHunny OorahHunny 18-21, F Aug 29, 2012

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    Love At First Sight!!! <3

    Hi there, my name is Ashley and I don't believe I have told my story of how we met yet...:) So one evening I was sitting in my house on the computer with a friend, and we talking about how there are nothing but losers, and no one good in our town that doesn't come with a history...
    Ampantlin Ampantlin 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 13, 2012

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    Tonight has been the hardest in a while.

    I stayed home all day "sick" looking at photographs of him listening to music. I cried all afternoon to him and then something strange happened. We both really opened up to each other the raw unfiltered truth. And for once we didn't beat around a subject and were closer than...
    HisProudMarineGirlfriend HisProudMarineGirlfriend 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 3

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    USMC Ball 2014! Are you ready?

    ! Ladies as you may all know by now the Marine's Ball is almost here, and for all of you that are attending I gather some information that could be useful :) 1. You need to buy your ticket as soon as they are available. I'm guessing you significant other is doing this for you...
    HoneybeeUSMgf HoneybeeUSMgf 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 4

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    Depressed

    I dont know what happed but my ex bf broke up with me about a month ago .He told me he really depressed and stressed .I understand why and know its the deployment .Since I got in this reationship I deal with his mood going back in forth .One min he tell me he hope this work the...
    kellner27 kellner27 18-21, F Apr 16, 2012

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    Just A Quick Intro &Amp; Question :)

    My boyfriend left for MOS school on Sunday, thankfully he had a 17 day leave after bootcamp and was here with me. I miss him more than anything, last night they took his phone from him he told me all these sweet things and I got to hear his voice for the last time in another...
    LovinLu12 LovinLu12 18-21, F Feb 21, 2013

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    Cute Idea

    I found this really cute idea online. :) if your the kind to count the days until you see your marine, this is perfect. You have two clear containers one labeled days down...and the second marked days to go! You can use whatever. someone used clear glass pebbles i am using...
    khfuller52792 khfuller52792 18-21, F Mar 4, 2012

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    Physically And Mentally

    Physically, I hope you can all agree that since you've been with your Marine, you have PT'd more now than in your entire life. My Marine is the insane PT stud of his unit, so for me, the gym, the park, EVEN the bed has a whole new meaning to me since I met my man ;) Thank God...
    semperfilove19 semperfilove19 18-21 1 Response Dec 14, 2012

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    The Usmc Girlfriends' Creed

    The USMC Girlfriends' CreedI am a Marine Girlfriend. In other words, I have gone through the LDL class of Parris Island or San Diego basic training. I have attempted and completed the Long-Distance Learning sector of Marine Corps boot camp, graduating from Platoon GF, right along...
    lindsobeano lindsobeano 22-25, F 4 Responses Jul 13, 2011

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    You Have Changed Me

    Since me and my marine have been dating my life has been changing for the best. I am mother of three so its hard to date men when you have kids. But with him he took my kids in with open arms and they also call him daddy. Thing i do now are for the good i am taking care of my...
    marine1103 marine1103 26-30 Mar 15, 2013

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    It Will Come Back To You...

    Hi, my name is Kate. I haven't shared my story on here yet, so here it goes.  I met Devon when we were in junior high.  There was an instant attraction, but we were both seeing someone so we just became friends instead.  After a long and extremely flirtatious relationship...
    kmcleran kmcleran 22-25, F 1 Response May 3, 2012

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    My Marine

    He is amazing! He is unbelieveably sweet and caring. He might be a Marine but he love for me and how he acts toward me hasn't changed which i am very happy about he is the one person in the world i would od anything for..I love his phone calls after light when he calls me just to...
    lovingmymarine22 lovingmymarine22 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 11, 2011

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    Every time someone says they have a surprise I

    always secretly hope it's my Marine
    tennisgirl19 tennisgirl19 16-17, F Sep 4

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    What Do I Do?!

    Hello! So, me and my boyfriend have been dating for about 8 months now. I am going to be a junior in high school, and he is leaving for bootcamp in about a month. So far our relationship has been a complete rollercoaster. He has been involved in some bad things and has bad...
    lizzebmth lizzebmth 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 15, 2013

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    I had gone two weeks with no word from my

    Marine. I was going crazy and my friends were making matters worse by pointing out that I'm going to be alone for Valentine's day... I gave up hope on getting a letter as I saw our friends and his family get letters and I still hadn't. All my worries piled up and made me pretty...
    MeAndMyMarine MeAndMyMarine 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 13

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    The Hardest Day So Far

    I think I might of got all but 3 hours of sleep last night. I woke up this morning not wanting to get out of bed, I already knew that the day ahead of me was going to a very bad day I just had that feeling. An so far it has been so my feeling was right. I just happened to look...
    ILoveMyMarine12 ILoveMyMarine12 18-21, F Jan 25, 2012

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    Sorry, Havent Shared My Story Yet

    My marine and I will be officially together for one year in August. We were good friends throughout high school.He has been in the corps for two years and has three more to go. When he joined the corp, he called me every week and when he came home on leave last year we...
    hiscountrygirl hiscountrygirl 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 4, 2010

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    Being A Marine Girlfriend

    Prepared me to be a Marine Wife. In a lot of ways nothing has changed for us now that we are married, he still leaves to go to the field for months at a time, we still talk on the phone when we are able to, I still miss him and worry about him... But now that we are married it...
    MrsLucas MrsLucas 22-25, F 7 Responses Mar 4, 2010

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    Support Group On Facebook

    If you would like to be a part of a support group on facebook with other gfs/wives please message me on here!
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 4, 2012

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    Sorta Confused...

    My marine is starting his 8 months of mos soon, and i start college this fall (I graduate in late May from highschool). As it comes closer to going to college, all i can think about is him. I want to be with him so bad..im going to miss him more then anything when hes far away...
    jmrpixe jmrpixe 18-21, F 9 Responses Jan 31, 2011

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    So True

    It is so true that being with my marine has made me stronger i was a strong willed person always have been always will be and completely stubborn lol but i have never had a thick skin dont much now either but its better anyways being with my marine has made me a bit stronger...
    marinesbabi24 marinesbabi24 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 4, 2010

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    Fiance's Family Starting Trouble :(

    I am so completely annoyed. My fiance's mom and I used to get along so well, and she absolutely hates me now. When I got his first letter asking me to marry him I was ecstatic. Last week I called his mom to talk to her about us- her son and I. On the phone she told me that she...
    smallbutfierce smallbutfierce 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 31, 2012

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    How My Marine Has Changed Me

    Ok so since I've been with my boyfriend I've finally started standing up for my self. Before I just let ppl push me around and tell me what I should do with my life. But since I've been with him I've finally started living for us instead of everyone else, and I have no one else...
    PrinceSemperFi PrinceSemperFi 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 21, 2013

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    Vs Pink &amp; Usmc

    Hey Girls!!! Everybody knows about the Pink Collegiate Collection, they have super cute clothes and i would LOVE to rep the Corps with them... Victoria's Secret Pink is adding another line to their collection...Vote "united states marine corps university" everyday to get them...
    USMCprincesa USMCprincesa 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 17, 2010

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    As The Days Go By

    as the days go by its starting to get easier. There is only 41 days left tell he graduates, but I am thinking now that its the middle of it the time will go by fast but as soon as it starts to get close to the time that he is to come home it will go by slow again. >.< I have...
    ILoveMyMarine12 ILoveMyMarine12 18-21, F Mar 6, 2012

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    My Marine & I

    My Marine has been away since December and I dont think that he will be coming home anytime soon. :/ I like this website though because I know that there are other girls on here who are going through the same thing as I am. I told him that I would wait until the end of the world...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 1, 2012

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    Emails And He Loves Someone Else

    I been having a issue with my bf .In sep he was home after 2 year and everything was fine .Now things are going back down hill again.I am getting to the point where I am tired of those ups and downs but I know its part of the reationship but him being in the military dont make...
    kellner27 kellner27 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 10, 2012

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    11 Days Till Hes Back!!

    so girls i just wanted to say thanks for bein their for me durin bootcamp!! ive only got 11 days left and im getting rele excited!! i found out a few weeks ago that he gets to stay home till january 4th!! im still havin some trouble findin a christmas present btu i kno whatever i...
    gamblesgirl21 gamblesgirl21 18-21, F Dec 8, 2010

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    Leaving Home

    I've decided moving down to camp lejeune is the best decision but I will be going to school to finish my B.A. at the same time.  But I need some guidance on where to look for apartments that is close to camp lejeune.  I will apply to the university of NC in wilmington...
    jenniebunny jenniebunny 22-25 1 Response Dec 2, 2010

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    Ex Boyfriend

    My ex boyfriend broke up with me for the second time in 2 years .Only becuase being away in the military .The first time he broke up with me I tryed to move on and he went out with those other girls and broke up with them for me .He came home for a month after 2 years .Everything...
    kellner27 kellner27 18-21, F Oct 2, 2012

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    Amazing News!!

    so i have spent the past week waiting to hear where trev is gonna be stationed at. he finishes up mos school in april 18th. he is currently at Fort Leonord Wood. and today i got amazing news!! he will be stationed at Camp Leguene North Carolina and he is in a NONdepoyable unit...
    gamblesgirl21 gamblesgirl21 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 8, 2011

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    My Marine And Me :)

    my name is Taylor and i was about 15 when i fell in love with my Marine. His name is Jose and he was a Sophomore in high school and so was I. we were best friend. he like most boys never knew i liked him and it took a year and my friends forcing me to tell him i liked him for us...
    tjackson0513 tjackson0513 18-21 2 Responses Dec 16, 2010

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    I Am A Young Soon-To-Be- Marine Recruit Girlfriend

    Okay so my boyfriend just left as a recruit not even three weeks ago for parris island. I miss him so much already I cry every day. I was finally able to write to him after having to call his recruiter's office to get the changed address. It was crazy. It felt good to be able to...
    Misshim412 Misshim412 18-21 3 Responses Oct 28, 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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    Why Bf Looking At Wedding Rings

    My bf just come home from the deployment and being station over sea for 2 years .He has 20 days left.It been going alright just having a hard time that he be leaving again to go back for 7 months .All he been talking about since he been gone is how he cant wait to get married to...
    kellner27 kellner27 18-21, F Sep 10, 2012

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    New Support Group For Fox Ladies!!!

    Hi ladies, i hope everyone is doing well and has been able to speak to their marine recently. I was wondering if anyone's marines are stationed in Camp Lejeune and are in the Fox company. My Marine, Stephan, is in the Fox company and some of the fabulous wives and girlfriends...
    khoffm3 khoffm3 18-21, F Mar 8, 2011

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    My First Story....dreading The Day My Baby Leaves!

    Let me first off say that I am new to this site so im stil getting the hang of it, lol. As of right now i'm a senior in high school dating an amazing guy who i've been with since sophmore year. He lives an hour and a half away but we're able to make it work. This past summer he...
    LovinMyMarineJLC LovinMyMarineJLC 16-17, F 3 Responses Nov 20, 2010

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    Too Soon?

    So my Marine and I have known eachother for 8 years but have been together the last 4 months, and they have been amazing! It is one of those situations were everyone else knew we should be together but it took us till now to figure it out and its the best thing that could have...
    NLUmn NLUmn 18-21, F 9 Responses Feb 25, 2011

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    Who Is Stronger? The Marine Or His Wife?

    I started out as a Marine girlfriend and was informed that I was considered a wife by Marine.  We were married 3 years ago and actually earned that status.  Being a Marine wife can be harder than being a Marine.  We sit around all day wondering if they are okay.  There's the...
    melissammcginnis melissammcginnis 31-35 1 Response Jan 26, 2011

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    Saying Goodbye

          Yesterday was the last day that I got to see my boy before he left this morning. He ended up having to be at the hotel earlier yesterday afternoon that we were originally told. We ended up going to church together, then afterwards I drop him off at his place an we...
    ILoveMyMarine12 ILoveMyMarine12 18-21, F Jan 23, 2012

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    Marine Girlfriends Are Strong

    I was thinking lately because i have been dating my boyfriend for a week today.  Its hard to be one and we have to be strong for them.  But, sometimes we can't and we need help. I believe in God and Jesus and I know there might not be some that do.  But, to get through this...
    marinegirlfriend13 marinegirlfriend13 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 21, 2011

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    Have Not Seen My Deployed Bf In Over A Year When He Comes Home It Will Almost 2

    Everything righ now is hard and I know crying and being upset every so often dont make me weak .I know sometimes you have to let it all out .When me and bf met we where in high school after graduation he went off to the marines I went to college .We got togeather before he come...
    kellner27 kellner27 18-21, F Feb 11, 2012

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    I Would Love To Get To Know Other Women Who Stand Behind Their Marines!!

    I'm new to this whole EP thing. I found this group online, and had to get an EP for myself so I could join. I've been looking for somewhere to connect with other ladies who are in a relationships with a Marine!! Please feel free to tell me all about you and about your Marine too...
    sking62 sking62 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 27, 2010

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    I Really Do Need Someone To Talk To

    I dont know who else to turn to or will listen .I know already and I need someone to talk to .I know he over afghanistan and 2 more weeks will be a month so far .Before he got deployed he was talking to one of the military guys on facebook and he was telling my boyfriend to chill...
    kellner27 kellner27 18-21, F 5 Responses Feb 26, 2012

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