I Need Support While My Marine Is Away

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    My Marine

    I am one of the lucky girls that are married to a Marine so i will soon be with him and we will be living on our own....But it's sill hard knowing sometimes here soon he will be leaving on a deployment...Right now my marine is in Oklahoma in his artillary job school. He is trying...
    lovingmymarine22 lovingmymarine22
    18-21, F
    Jan 19, 2011

    Pep Talk

    I need a pep talk today. I'm just down and out of it. I got a letter but all I can do is cry while I'm reading it and I'm going CRAZY!!!! I want my marine home NOW!!!! I can't take it. I'm stressed, sad, and crying does not look good on me lol.... I miss him so much it hurts. I'm...
    ChristinaUSMCwife ChristinaUSMCwife
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Oct 30, 2013

    How Do I Ease The Anxiety??

    My boyfriend is currently overseas and luckily we get to talk pretty much everyday which makes the days i dont get to talk to him even harder. I start to get this uneasy feeling in my stomach on the days that i dont hear from him. The worst case senario always creeps into my head...
    southernbell34 southernbell34
    22-25, F
    Oct 16, 2012

    Letters Make My Day!<3

    I got my first letter the other day !! i was so excited my hands were shaking and i was freaking out! but he is doing great .. he just said it was harder than he thought it was gonna be which i knew was gonna happen ;) but today i got my second letter and i cried like a baby!! He...
    HanGayle14 HanGayle14
    18-21, F
    Jul 30, 2012

    Boot Camp And Letters

    Today was rough. I watched Dear John again which makes me cry but reminds me of him and an Officer and a Gentleman, which we watched together at my house before he left. I cried. He told me the day before he left he'd be able to send me a letter in the third week so i wrote to...
    Misshim412 Misshim412
    4 Responses Nov 3, 2013

    I Am Completely New To The Military Lifestyle; I Would Like To Hear Point Of View And Experiences From Marine Girlfriends, Marine Fiancé And Marine Wives! Heads Up Would Help:)

    My boyfriend is in boot camp right now... He still has a few more weeks to go. It has definitely not been easy at all. We plan to get married in a few months! However I am a bit scared because I have no idea of what to expect. After we get married he would like for me to live on...
    Lov3yu4ever Lov3yu4ever
    18-21, F
    Nov 11, 2012


    Just got some news today that my fiance is deploying again in January but this time it's for 12 months. Any ideas that will hep make the time we spend together even better? Sorry just needed to vent. Take care!!
    irishdancer90 irishdancer90
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Sep 8, 2010

    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

    Marine Girlfriends

    Hey, I'm looking for girlfriends who are away from there marine. So if you are a girlfriend of a marine who is away from your man,  add me. I'd really like to chat and get in contact with you girls who are in the same boat as me so we can all support eachother cause us girls...
    deleted deleted
    7 Responses Jun 9, 2010


    Hi okay so i sent my marine a first letter not this past monday but the one before that a letter and he still hasn't gotten back to me. Should I be worried honestly? Should i send another? I dont want to bother him, idk It's so weird not hearing from him and i miss him sooo much...
    Misshim412 Misshim412
    4 Responses Nov 8, 2013

    Im Not Used To The Marine Boyfriend Thing, Im Not Sure What To Do

    My name is Hannah, im 16. My boyfriend's name is Sean, he just recently left yesterday for marine basic training. I am so scared and really sad. Im not sure what to do. Sean an I were officially together for a little over seven months when he left. The day he left he told me...
    hanalouwho hanalouwho
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Jun 28, 2010

    Last night was the first time sleeping alone.

    I didn't sleep. At all. And I live alone so it makes it much harder to find distractions. I woke up and began to clean the house from our previous last night there and I nearly cried at the sight of everything he touched or used. I know it's just the beginning and things will...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Aug 11, 2014

    Marry Me

    R 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...
    kellner27 kellner27
    18-21, F
    Apr 26, 2013

    Right before my boyfriend went

    for training, he gave me his dog tags
    jsslicker09 jsslicker09
    31-35, F
    May 25, 2015

    My fiancée is going into the USMC .

    He leaves in two days for bootcamp.I am beyond nervous , and not sure how it's gonna be or how I'm gonna feel about being apart from him.We are inseparable , & I've never had to go without talking , or seeing him.This is defiantly going to be one of the hardest thing I've ever...
    katiekneecole katiekneecole
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Sep 6, 2014


    It another one of those days. I just can't shake this funk I'm in. I have been doing so good but, now it's just give me back my husband now type of day!!!!!! Please get me out of this damn funk!!!!!!!!!
    ChristinaUSMCwife ChristinaUSMCwife
    22-25, F
    Oct 31, 2013

    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
    1 Response Dec 10, 2012

    No One Understands How You Feel But Other women Going Through the Same Thing

     I'm having a real hard time with this. Deployment is right around the corner. Actually its May. Im not quite sure how to deal with it. I feel no one understands how i feel. Not even my husband. He has all this training to do.. Gone for 2 weeks here...gone for 3 weeks there...
    22-25, F
    6 Responses Jan 11, 2009

    It's day four for me!

    I miss my baby, but just know that you are the freedom he is fighting for
    Sam4ever21 Sam4ever21
    22-25, F
    1 Response Aug 17, 2014

    I am wondering if any of you guys

    who have dealt with bootcamp, when did you book your hotels and stuff for graduation, and did you stay on base or get a hotel off base. Like how does this all work! Need help asap! Please!?
    Shelbbbb1 Shelbbbb1
    22-25, F
    Nov 30, 2014

    Usmc Girlfriends Prayer

    For all you USMC Girlfriends who are having a rough day I know that some days are good but then the next you might be a wreck. Here is a cute prayer that I like to read when I feel down. "Dear Lord, before I close my eyes to sleep, I pray thee, Lord, his soul to keep. Keep him...
    RachT RachT
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jul 20, 2012
    jazzminbarron jazzminbarron
    18-21, F
    Dec 8, 2015

    I would love some suggestions.

    My boyfriend and I were talking about our love languages. His primary is physical touch and second is Act of Service. He lives in 29 Palms and I live about an hour away also, he is leaving for 20 days for training. How could I give him physical touch and act of service while he...
    jsslicker09 jsslicker09
    31-35, F
    Jun 28, 2015

    My boyfriend deployed a week ago.

    On Sunday he said he would have more time with wifi and we could talk more often and now I haven't heard from him in almost 5 days...
    JesAMarineGirlfriend JesAMarineGirlfriend
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jun 12, 2014

    My marine wants me to come see him at camp

    Pendleton. While I can afford to go and just graduated from college, I grew up in an Army family. Living on Post taught me a lot. I know that if I stay in the barracks with him, not only could he get in trouble but I would been seen as a "barracks rat" how do I tell him?
    Marinegirlfriend100 Marinegirlfriend100
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jun 22, 2015

    Those 3 Words.

    No...not I love you. "I MISS YOU" For any of you girls who have your man miles and miles away, I think we all know how precious those three words have become. In any other relationship, "I love you" is what every girl longs to hear her loved one say, but I know that every time he...
    csamb0929 csamb0929
    18-21, F
    6 Responses Aug 9, 2010


    no one ever writes about our marines' changes. every stories are always oh i miss him oh i love him. ever wonder how much changes they have? two weeks ago my marine came home from bootcamp. like every other girlfriend i was excited. cherishing every moment. day by day i would see...
    HoneyKZ HoneyKZ
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Mar 10, 2013

    He Told Me He Cant Be My Bf Right Now...

    My bf broke up with me yesterday and I was devistated we have been through so much and we only have like 2 months left. I know ppl have told me that being over there they start to feel guilty and feel like they are holding us back. I sent him this long email laying all my...
    southernbell34 southernbell34
    22-25, F
    Oct 26, 2012

    My boyfriend & I were together

    for 6 months before we officially called it off because he claimed he didn't want to hold me down while he was in boot camp for the Marines. I love him, & we agreed to see where things would take us after he got back. Ever since then, we've never talked, even for each other's...
    myohmymiranda myohmymiranda
    1 Response Jul 21, 2015

    I kinda wanna hear from Marines

    or significant others on their opinions. So I've been with my boyfriend before boot camp, during MCT, and now about 3 weeks in to MOS we're on a break. He is Lackland Texas and actually hasn't picked up school yet so it's kinda just a waiting game. Anyways up until now our...
    scandalizzzz scandalizzzz
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Apr 15, 2015

    I Hope This Helps Ladys....

    i found this, it helps me a lot.....i hope it helps u   Everyone hears of the marines wife, her trials, sacrifices, and devoted life. she is strong, she is brave, and she is loving indeed, standing by her man in his time of need.   but what of others in a similar...
    deleted deleted
    12 Responses Aug 6, 2009

    Cruddy Service At 29 Palms

    My love is at Twentynine Palms for predeployment training even though they dont know if he is deploying yet. I am becoming very anxious about that. I want to know and not be stuck in this limbo of emotions; "yay he isnt going, oh no he is, back to yay again". Its frustrating...
    lovethewhale lovethewhale
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Feb 17, 2012

    Semper Fi :)

    Hey all, my name is Emily. I'm new to this site. I'm 19 yrs old, soon to be 20. My marine is currently deployed in Afghanistan. My boyfriend has been gone for 4 months and it has been the hardest months of my life. Some nights I just lay in bed and cry myself to sleep. But...
    usmcgf08 usmcgf08
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Aug 19, 2009

    Staying Strong During Deployment

    Hey everyone.I just launched a new facebook support page for all military s/o's who are currently seperated from their loved one. Bootcamp, training, school, deployment..or whatever you are going throught, isn't easy, but lets stay strong together and help eachother out. We all...
    jhope18 jhope18
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jun 21, 2012

    I Miss My Recruit..

    I know, it says Marine, but my boyfriend just left to bootcamp this monday and Im devastated. I feel sad and lonely :(. I havent received a letter, and I understand its still too early, but I hope he gets to write soon. We've been apart a couple of times before, sometimes whole...
    gabysandoval gabysandoval
    18-21, F
    11 Responses Jul 23, 2010

    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

    The Phone Call That Never Came...

    On Sunday night my marine, Tony, finally got to text me after being in the field training for three days. It was almost lights out so he wasn't able to call but just knowing that he took the time to text me put a smile on my face. He told me that night that he would be able to...
    Tonysgal4ever Tonysgal4ever
    18-21, F
    4 Responses May 17, 2011
    ScaredyKatH ScaredyKatH
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 25, 2014

    He Left 2 Days Ago

    He was away for almost 2 years but was depressed the whole time and broke up and everything alot of times .Him home on leave was amazing we did so much togeather .He did look at wedding rings and told me it was for the future .I ask him before he leave am I sure he going to be...
    kellner27 kellner27
    18-21, F
    Sep 29, 2012


    This may seem like a stupid question. I wrote to my boyfriend at parris island almost 2 weeks ago, on the 28th i believe i know it was a Monday, and still havent heard back from him. I'm worried. Should I have provided him with a stamp/ paper or something? How does he get...
    Misshim412 Misshim412
    1 Response Nov 10, 2013
    jsslicker09 jsslicker09
    31-35, F
    2 Responses May 25, 2015

    I Am A Fiancee Of Us Special Forces Marine

    I am a Fiancee of US Special Forces Marine. I am new to this. We;ve known each other for years and he kept asking me to marry him, I kept saying No. Finally I said Yes to him 2 months ago. He's Over There, I don't even know where he is. The last time we spoke was via IM almost 4...
    tam1939 tam1939
    1 Response Sep 29, 2011

    Broke down and cried yesterday

    while my boyfriend was at my house. He is talking about deployment and I have no idea what to expect. This would be his first deployment. It's not official that he will be deployed but it's inevitable.
    ngutman22 ngutman22
    18-21, F
    Jun 30, 2014

    Soo In Love

    After a long month break between my bf and I... he called me today and said he was sorry for running away but he needed to clear his head from all the stuff going on over there. He said that he has thought about me everyday and realized that he wants to be with me forever:-)!!! I...
    southernbell34 southernbell34
    22-25, F
    Nov 15, 2012

    So he is going to Korea

    and I don't know what to expect. Any insight on what got you through your first deployment?
    ngutman22 ngutman22
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 2, 2014

    My Letter to Him....just Want to Share It

      Pledge To You: I love you to death, I will always have your back. We have had our bad times and we have had our really good times....... at the end of the day you’re the only guy I want to be with and I know I can count on you for support no matter what the issue...
    deleted deleted
    6 Responses Aug 19, 2009
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