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I Love My United States Marine

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    I finally heard from him

    and for two days in a row. It's nice to know that even though he is millions of miles away, he is still thinking of me. Don't worry baby, I will be here when you get back. Forever and always ❤️
    AMarinesGirl0401 AMarinesGirl0401 22-25, F Sep 30

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    my marine is off to MCT!

    even though it's only a month and I know it will go by fast, It was so much harder to say goodbye this time. didn't think it was possible but we got so much closer on his 17 day leave :/ so excited to support him through all of this!
    elliecrow elliecrow 18-21, F Oct 27

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    I Love My Marine

    going through my first deployment and looking to meet other marine wives who know what im going thought
    Missy8698 Missy8698 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 5, 2008

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    Usmc Gf Oath

    I am a Marine Girlfriend. In other words, I have gone through the LDR training of San Diego. I have attempted and completed the Long-Distance Learning sector of Marine Corps boot camp, graduating from Platoon GF, right along with my Devil Dog in his own platoon. I am proud to...
    13love 13love 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 21, 2012

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    It's funny how things happen.

    Today I've been missing him more and I was driving around thinkin about him and listening to a song and all of a sudden I get a text from him. I was shocked. But very happy:) <3
    MarinesGirl94 MarinesGirl94 18-21, F Dec 9

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    I'd rather be 2nd place to active duty then 2nd

    place to call of duty any time.
    MarinesGirl94 MarinesGirl94 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Struggling Through A Usmc Relationship

    Though my Marine is not on active duty (discharged late 2007), I still fully feel the effects of the Corps daily. Recently he has been struggling with the reality of many in his unit being killed. As the news slowly trickles back home, I feel that I am losing him more and more...
    corpssupporter corpssupporter 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 11, 2010

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    MarinesGirl94 MarinesGirl94 18-21, F Sep 27

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    AMarinesGirl0401 AMarinesGirl0401 22-25, F Dec 1

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    tomorrow is my birthday

    and everyone keeps asking what I want.... I'll tell you what I want, I want my aunt to spend one more day with me, were I can hold her and hug her and talk about everything that has happened since she past away. I want my dad to feel better and not be sick all the time, I want...
    MarineGirlfriendMary MarineGirlfriendMary 18-21, F Dec 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 Sep 4

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    I can't wait to see him today,

    days like this beats any other day with my friends. making up the time we didn't have when he was away in 29 palms. I guess it's a good thing I didn't sleep really good last night so I can fall asleep on his chest again :)
    MarineGirlfriendMary MarineGirlfriendMary 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 29

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    It's been so long I forgot what it's like to be

    in the same room as him... Friday he comes home and I'm so nervous.
    therz380 therz380 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 3

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    My recruits mom got a letter in the mail the

    other day with a Marine Corps dog tag that has the Marine symbol on the front and a Bible verse on the back. She said that he got one for all three of us and I would be getting mine soon. Today I got a letter and noticed that it had been opened and the dog tag had been taken out...
    CelinaH1907 CelinaH1907 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 6

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    Only if he knew how much I am falling apart

    without him. I mean the life he gives me and my son is beyond words. But i would rather him in my arms but I know that love is so much more the seeing each other everyday. It's being able to handle time and space. Trust and respect is our strongest link we carry together. He...
    angelbaby187 angelbaby187 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    even though I told him I didn't want anything

    for my birthday he still got me something it should be here in a few days... he is so sweet but I wish he would listen sometimes
    MarineGirlfriendMary MarineGirlfriendMary 18-21, F Dec 5

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    49 days until he graduates SOI.

    After that he goes to his fleet wherever that may be. Idgaf where it is as long as I can be with him.
    lovedesi lovedesi 18-21, F Aug 29

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    I Love My Marine!!!

    My Marine is home for 10 days and we're spending every single minute together, and I can now say that I am the proud girlfriend of a United States Marine!!! Semper FI DO OR DIE!!!!  
    laureng21 laureng21 18-21, F 5 Responses Oct 6, 2008

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    Marines...

    I think a day like this is the day that we take a minute and really fee and understand the sacrifices that the young men and women make for the country. And on top of that, its not just them but their families, also because I believe a part of their families goes with them, and...
    bmabala bmabala 26-30, M Nov 10, 2010

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    I love my Marine, I'm

    so glad that I can call him mine. I can't wait for this weekend ?????
    MarineGirlfriendMary MarineGirlfriendMary 18-21, F Nov 27

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    Marine Girlfriend Handbook

    1. Don't count on anything!2. Don't listen to ANYONE on the outside. All you will get is negative remarks, which will make things harder for you to deal with.3. When he becomes stubborn and a royal pain in the butt, just remind yourself he's probably had a bad day, and being away...
    bgwynn94 bgwynn94 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 19, 2012

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    AMarinesGirl0401 AMarinesGirl0401 22-25, F Aug 31

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    Our Marine, His Choice.

     My step son started highschool over weight and unhappy. His grades were poor and his attitude worse. When his mother couldnt take it anymore he came to live with his father and I. It wasnt a drastic change, we only lived across town, but the change in him was immense. His...
    keebstracy keebstracy 41-45, F Jun 30, 2010

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    so I could really use some of your input on

    something huge. kind of long but I could really use some help so bear with me. I'm a freshman in college and lately my family has been going through a ton of **** financially. worse than usual. we don't have health insurance, we lost our family business. so now the only one with...
    elliecrow elliecrow 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 5

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    Family Day <3

    when i seen him , hugged him & kissed him for the first time after long three months : BEST FEELING EVER ! i wanna thank every single person in here who shared their stories with me and gave me hope <3 it was all worth it .
    nananicole nananicole 18-21, F Nov 22, 2013

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    Guys if there is one thing I would say to NOT

    do...it's act like you know more about the Marines then any other girl on here...I understand that some of you who have had more experience know more about later on in the journey but the rules haven't changed...We all come up on questions and when we do we'll ask but don't...
    amandaterbush amandaterbush 18-21, F Mar 26

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    Scared to Death

    Hey guys!! I send my recrutee off for bootcamp January 13th, of 2009...im scared to death not knowing what will happen...i know i will make it we have dated before and now are back together...i love him with all my heart and im just afraid becasue nobody really supports me...
    soon2bmarinesgirl soon2bmarinesgirl 16-17 8 Responses Jan 2, 2009

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    I'm truly in love with my US Marine.

    it's only been a couple days since he left and I can not stop thinking about him. of course as soon as we start dating, he starts this challenging but exciting journey that I'm so excited to be by his side for. Being a military girlfriend is one of the most amazing opportunities...
    elliecrow elliecrow 18-21, F Nov 2

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    I've come to the decision

    that I am making an appointment with a recruiter (: I don't plan on enlisting right away and leaving for bootcamp soon, I just want to become more informed. I feel like I'm lacking knowledge and the more research I do, the more motivated I get to actually join the Marine Corps...
    elliecrow elliecrow 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 9

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    I love him more and more.

    I've been so stressed because of finals and work and he has stuck by me. I can't believe it's already December and I will be picking him up from the airport in 28 days! I miss him so much and these past couple days have been hell but it's worth it to see him.
    MarinesGirl94 MarinesGirl94 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 1

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    Something I Found....

    A United States Marine was attending some college courses between assignments. He had completed missions in Iraq and Afghanistan. One of the courses had a professor who was a vowed atheist and a member of the ACLU. One day the professor shocked the class when he came in. He...
    marinewifey10 marinewifey10 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 12, 2010

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    I love my marine and I swear this is the best

    person that was given to me this is what those past mistakes were for to meet someone who loves me more than anything ...
    Kyah2 Kyah2 16-17 1 Response Dec 4

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    He's so sweet! He's been swamped lately

    and hasn't been able to talk, so last night he sent me a message saying "I just wanted to text you and say I love you so much and you are the greatest thing that has ever happened to me. I love you baby" I cried when I read that! Makin me smile from ear to ear.
    MarinesGirl94 MarinesGirl94 18-21, F Dec 5

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    Anyone's Guy Leaving For Boot Camp Soon? And If You Already Went Through It, How Bad Was It??

    My boyfriend of 6 months is leaving in a week for Parris Island and i am getting pretty nervous for it. I just don't know what to expect and i still don't know so many things about it. If anyone has gone through this recently how hard was it for you?:( my bf is shipping july...
    linzertort linzertort 16-17, F 4 Responses Jul 2, 2012

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    Idk what's gotten into me the past few days

    but hell, seems like I've been more emotional than I've ever been. My man texted me this morning telling me I'm his everything and how much he loves me and it just melted my heart.
    MarinesGirl94 MarinesGirl94 18-21, F Dec 3

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    Usmc

    I see people kissing and holding hands everyday. I wait for kisses and hugs for months on end I see couples fighting and yelling I just wait to hear my boyfriend voice I see old couples still smiling and laugh I wait so i can have that one day when we both grow old I hear...
    brittywolf2011 brittywolf2011 18-21, F Aug 22, 2012

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    This morning I got an unexpected phone call

    from him telling me his orders went through and he is definitely coming home for 10 days! When he told me that, I was on cloud 9. That made my day and made the stressful week so much better. I love the random phone calls that we don't expect to get, makes talking to him that...
    MarinesGirl94 MarinesGirl94 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 2

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    He texted me this morning asking how I was

    feeling, all worried and upset because he fell asleep last night. That man is the cutest. I told him not to worry about falling asleep, because he needed it. He's so sweet!
    MarinesGirl94 MarinesGirl94 18-21, F Nov 24

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    Well ladies I'm sooo excited!

    Tomorrow I finally get to be back in my fiancés arms. Yes, it's only for tomorrow night and saturday but hey I will take whatever I can get! Then he leaves for his home station and we won't see each other until November (maybe). Either way, I'm glad he's finally going to be...
    MarinesGirl94 MarinesGirl94 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 9

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    my marine has been working really early in the

    mornings ever since he has been home. I usually dont get a good morning or a good night text, but today was different, a few minutes before 6 he sends me have a good day baby hope you slept good I woke up and replied then fell asleep again. woke up a few minutes ago and started...
    MarineGirlfriendMary MarineGirlfriendMary 18-21, F Dec 9

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    I love when he falls asleep on the phone with

    me at night(: it's super adorable and it means a lot to me that he calls me when he can.
    MarinesGirl94 MarinesGirl94 18-21, F Nov 23

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    39 Days

    I've never considered thirty-nine to be a small number, but it's only 39 days til my Boyfriend leaves for boot camp. I'm going to miss him so much. I'm just gonna try my best to stay focused in school and work. I know, though, that I need support as pathetic as it may sound. I...
    LittleDeviant LittleDeviant 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 2, 2009

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    My World/hero/bestfriend/boyfriend/marine

    My boyfriend name is nick and we have been dating now for nine months. He makes me feel the best i have ever felt. my day can be going so bad, and the minute he calls me or text, i get the biggest smile... when i am sad or crying, or even feel sick and five minutes on the phone...
    NicksWORLD NicksWORLD 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 17, 2008

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    I had a bad dream about him last night :( I

    woke up crying my eyes out I never want to have that dream again
    MarineGirlfriendMary MarineGirlfriendMary 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 2

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    saw my marine for the first time in 3 months

    yesterday. I'm soooo unbelievably proud of him, he matured so much through bootcamp, yet is the same goofball that left 13 weeks ago!
    elliecrow elliecrow 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 10

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    question! has anyone's marine had some leave

    after MCT? or do all of them absolutely go straight to their MOS school?
    elliecrow elliecrow 18-21, F Nov 21

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    Well it looks like my fiancé is most likely going to be getting out soon. While this was a very new experience for me, it has shown just how strong I am for our relationship and...
    infinitelovexo infinitelovexo 18-21, F 41 mins ago

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    This is my first post on here, and first time ever talking about this at all. My boyfriend, who lives 4 states away to begin with, has been at bootcamp for almost exactly a month...
    sarahanngianna sarahanngianna 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 29

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    HAPPY THANKSGIVING EVERYONE! On this day I am very thankful for the fact that I got spend this thanksgiving together with my marine and also thankful that his family is very...
    infinitelovexo infinitelovexo 18-21, F Nov 27

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    just got into my first little argument with my marine. last night he said he has been holding a lot back and not telling me things but he had to wait until morning to talk. by the...
    elliecrow elliecrow 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 4