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I Need Support While My Marine Is Away

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    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

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    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 18-21 4 Responses Nov 3, 2013

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    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

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    Getting Stronger With Each Field Op.

    So.. All I gotta say is that this sucks. Collin, being a Marine has a job that requires him to be out on field operations every so often. Well this operation is my first "big" field op. I've been through one before but it was only three days. This one is 14 days. And I already...
    mudge12 mudge12 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 24, 2011

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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

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    Ohio!?!?

    Anyone on here currently living in Ohio or near Toledo? I'll be moving there within 6 months and it would be amazing to have some Marine Girlfriends/Fiancees/Wives out there as friends and people to talk to!! I dont know anyone out there but my Marines family and kinda making a...
    marinecorpsprincess marinecorpsprincess 18-21, F Aug 12, 2012

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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 Aug 31, 2012

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    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...
    LUVSaMARINE LUVSaMARINE 22-25, F 7 Responses Jan 11, 2009

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    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 26-30 12 Responses Aug 6, 2009

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    Changes

    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

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    Today...

    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 18-21, F Oct 31, 2013

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    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

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    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 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 30, 2013

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    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 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 6

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    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 5 Responses Feb 17, 2012

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    Comment Your Email If You Want The Mcrd San Diego Matrix Or The Mct Camp Pendleton Matrix :)

    I have both of the MCRD San Diego matrix and MCT Camp Pendleton matrix saved, so if you would like me to send it to you so you can print it out, id love to help! :) I can also answer any boot camp questions for you girls :) Semper Fi <3
    jmrpixe jmrpixe 18-21, F Jan 12, 2011

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    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

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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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    It's day four for me!

    I miss my baby, but just know that you are the freedom he is fighting for
    Faithfive Faithfive 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    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

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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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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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 26-30 6 Responses Aug 19, 2009

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    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

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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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    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 16-17, F 4 Responses Jun 28, 2010

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    Ugh

    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

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    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

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    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 16-17, F 6 Responses Aug 9, 2010

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    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

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    Kerry And Rick <3

    Hey everyone...my name is Kerry and my boyfriend Rick is a CPL in the Marines! He has already been through one deployment in Afgahnistan and now works in supply in Camp Pendleton Ca. I live about 9 hours north in Chico but will soon be moving to live with him off base. Depending...
    marinecorpsprincess marinecorpsprincess 18-21, F Aug 2, 2012

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    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 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 12

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    Some Me Time

    Heyyy how is everyone doing today?? I just got home a little bit ago from getting my hair done. Tonight Is girls night out which will hopefully distract me for a little while of missing m bf so much, Prob won't work that way but I feel like I need to go out and have some fun with...
    parasiempre3 parasiempre3 22-25, F Aug 18, 2012

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    Question

    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 18-21 1 Response Nov 10, 2013

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    My Boyfriend Leaves In Less Then 2 Weeks!!! I'm Worrying So Much!!

    Me and my boyfriend have been together for 11 months and hes leaving in 2 weeks for boot camp!! We've spent almost everyday togther and its going to be so hard when hes gone :( I love him with all my heart and just wish we had more time. The days we fought or argued about stupid...
    jmrpixe jmrpixe 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 31, 2010

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    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

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    Worried

    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 18-21 4 Responses Nov 8, 2013

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    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

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    I Miss My Marine.

    My name is Courtney. I'm 23 years old. I'm a mother of three and expecting a fourth. I am happily married to my United States Marine! His name is Jared, and I love him with all my heart and soul. We have been married for four years.  We met when I was in middle school...
    browneyedgirlxo browneyedgirlxo 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 6, 2009

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    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

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    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

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    Sexually Deprived For Your Freedom

    I met my marine in high school, i was a freshman and he was a senior. It went grand from then on, i never really heard anything about the military the first couple of months. He was a state championship wrestler and i just assumed that he would persue that in college. It wasnt...
    caityyoungusmc7 caityyoungusmc7 18-21, F 7 Responses Oct 23, 2009

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    Introducing Myself =]

    Hey yall! My name's Sophia, I was born and raised in California and currently live in the crazy city of San Francisco. I am not your typical city girl at all, I was actually raised on a ranch up in way northern Cali. I train horses for a living currently and do rodeo as my hobby...
    OorahHunny OorahHunny 18-21, F Aug 29, 2012

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    ScaredyKatH ScaredyKatH 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 25

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    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 41-45 1 Response Sep 29, 2011

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    Basics

    My Marine left for San Diego yesterday for boot camp. We said out goodbyes on Sunday. These last two days have been the worst. We have been together for a year and five months. We also have a little baby boy, he is two months old. Im trying my best to keep myself busy and to keep...
    Kenz1010 Kenz1010 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 22, 2012

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    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...
    thunderberk thunderberk 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 11

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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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