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I Love a Recruit In Parris Island

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 73 People

    My Boyfriends Been At Parris Island Since Dec. 7

    I just wanted to find some other girls in my shoes that are having a time with dealing with there boyfriend in Bootcamp... I have been with Shane for 4 years and this is the roughest thing we have ever had to go through!!! and it is killing me and the person I am because I miss...
    Stephers08 Stephers08 18-21, F 7 Responses Dec 20, 2009

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    2 Weeks.

       My boyfriend just left for Parris Island about 2 weeks ago. As much as I want to be supportive, it's very difficult not hear from him on a regular basis. My friends here try to be supportive, but sometimes I wish that I had some one to talk to that knew what I've...
    ohitsali ohitsali 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 13, 2009

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    My Recruit Just Left!!

    Feb 22 2011 my recruit left for Parris Island. Since then Ive been coping with our one year old son and going back into the work field. Im staying with my mom since they said there isnt any financial assistance during bootcamp. When you've been a stay at home mom for two years...
    Mrsrecruitesebastian Mrsrecruitesebastian 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 24, 2011

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    Parris Island

    H ello everyone- I am new to the group....my boyfriend William has been at book camp for 3 weeks, Ive been trying to stay busy but these 13 weeks just arent going as fast as I would like :) William and I dated back when I was in the 7th grade and he was in the 8th lol....well my...
    roseann87 roseann87 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 1, 2008

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    Days Are So Slow

     Ugh. that is the first thing i think in the morning when i wake up. i can't remember how long it has been since i woke up to a "good morning, Beautiful" text on my phone. Josh has been gone, at Parris Island, since December 8th, His birthday.. only 43 more days till i get...
    LillyBliss LillyBliss 18-21, F Jan 20, 2010

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    10 Days Is Never Enough Time After 3 Months

    so my boyfriend graduated from parris island on april 22nd and was on leave until yesterday he is now at mct and i know its really short but i cant help but to feel upset and cry. saying goodbye or in my case see you later is never easy and also the high possibility of him going...
    jennrivera00 jennrivera00 18-21, F May 3, 2011

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    I Miss My Marine

    hi everyone! i'm new to the group! my name is patty and i'm 18, my recruit jared is 19. jared left on october 27, but he was suppose to leave this past monday on the 2 and spending that weekend with me before he left. that day i was really sick and he called me as i was trying to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 7, 2009

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    Anyone's Boyfriend Leave Sept 4th?

    I would love to talk to people who are in the same boat, this is who's boyfriends are graduating with mine. It's almost been 2 weeks and it feels like forever, I do little things around my apt to keep busy, clean, reorganize, school work, try to make jewlery, ect. It's hard...
    semperfionelove semperfionelove 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 17, 2012

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    Just Around The Corner... Homecoming! :d

    I can not believe we have made it through our first deployment. I am so excited!!!! EEEEPPPP. I am here at a hotel in Jacksonville, NC right now, waiting for  the love of my life to finally come home.! He will be here in just a few more days. I am very excited about homecoming...
    BubbaMyMarine BubbaMyMarine 18-21, F Aug 13, 2011

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    Hello All

    Hi Everyone I'm Chris (28) and my bf Chauncey (28) is at PI now...I miss him much with a little under a month left to go.  I got a letter from him Saturday that of course made my week LOL.  He graduates March 5 and I am anxious, excited, and even a lil nervous...but...
    heartofce heartofce 26-30, F Feb 8, 2010

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    8 Weeks

    So today June 19th makes 8 weeks since my heart as been gone. June 16 would of been the day he was suppose to leave. Now that I look back I am glad he went off early because I am more then half way through. I could of been just 3 days in.. =)
    PrincessTanae PrincessTanae 18-21, F Jun 19, 2012

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    Heres My Update

    So since u all know my husband left on the 24th for bootcamp. I have been up n down w stress and tryin to be mommy n daddy all in one. I have got 3 letters so fa but since Wednesday I havnt got a single one... I know is prob busy but is this normal? Please help me bc I'm stressin...
    marinewife25 marinewife25 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 11, 2011

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    Passing Time?!

    Is there anything you guys do/did to make the 13 weeks go by faster?? I'm willing to try anything!
    prayloveusmc prayloveusmc 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 12, 2012

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    Hello Ladies

    Hey eveyone. This site is just so cool. lol. So my boyfriend Matt is in PArris Island. He left on Oct.26 and is graduating Jan. 22. I am super excited. We have been together for almost 5 years. I have been getting alost of letters but noe it has slowed down. Which im ok about it...
    JessicaM62987 JessicaM62987 22-25, F Dec 12, 2009

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    Parris Island!!!

    He left in July. On the 28th. && if anyone has a recuit out there just join. I mean I'm new at this site so I guess that's how it works. Lol. But yeah. We have to support them!!!
    Marineprincess17 Marineprincess17 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 8, 2008

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    So Today Is My Recruit's Birthday

    so today is a major killer My Recruits birthday is today and mine is on the 31st and just not being able to talk to him and tell him I love him and hear his voice is killing me!!! I dont even know what do do today for the fact that it would have been all about him and what he...
    Stephers08 Stephers08 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 7, 2010

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    Daughter

    My only child is at Parris Island now. She has been there for 3 weeks. I miss and love her very much. It is very hard not to talk to her everyday. She is fixing to spend her 18th birthday with people she really don't know that well. I wish she would be home with us so we could...
    short70764 short70764 36-40 2 Responses Aug 19, 2009

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    Hey

    hey everyone im jess (: my boyfriend of 4 years left for parris island on june 28, just 2 days after our highschool graduation /: i miss him so much! but i have 47 days left til he graduates !! anyone elses man graduate on sept 24 or does anyone have someone in 3rd bn india co...
    x0jess x0jess 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 6, 2010

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    Sad!

    So my husband just finished grass week and I havnt heard from hime since Thursday. Is this normal during grass week to not get any mail? I have been gettin some every other day n not now.....please help me :)
    marinewife25 marinewife25 22-25, F Mar 14, 2011

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    Hurry Up April 1st!

    hello all...my boyfriend left for boot camp Jan 3rd and I miss him so much! It took just over 2 weeks to get my first letter and since then I get one about every 2-3 days. I haven't gotten a phone call yet and in the letter I got on the 5th he said he douted he would be able to...
    SiriKate SiriKate 22-25, F 4 Responses Feb 7, 2011

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    77 Days

    Hello my name is Brittany and my boyfreind left sep 16th and it is driving me crazy. I miss him soo much and i cant wait till I get his first letter. I am soo worried about everything. I hear sooo many stories but he is so determined with everything. He wants to get engaged when...
    MARKMARINE MARKMARINE 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 24, 2008

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    Almost Done!!!

    so my baby got to call me today for the first time of being gone... he called and I almost didnt answer cause it looked like a telamarketer and I was like what the hell and answered -lol- convo was like this Me: Hello SHANE: is this Stephanie? Me: Yes, who is this...
    Stephers08 Stephers08 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 28, 2010

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