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I Want to Keep My Marine Thinking Positive

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 268 People

    Keeping His Moral Up Is My Job!

    My husband is a United States Marine! The Marine has trained him well to do his job, they have supplied him with all the gear he needs to get through this deployment. However, they can't provide him with love. When he writes and says he is home sick or when he calls and you can...
    MrsLucas MrsLucas 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 1, 2010

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    Message In A Bottle//valentinesday

    My marine has been down lately..i was thinking about sending him a message in a bottle [through fedex of course;)] with the message inside the bottle reading "Roses are Red, Cammies are Green, I fell in love with a U.S. Marine!" :)?what do you think?and also..what are you guys...
    elupchurch elupchurch 22-25, F 5 Responses Jan 18, 2010

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    Missing Him.

    I miss him so much. Somehow it feels harder now then when he left for boot camp. I hope time goes by faster. Every night ive been crying before i go to sleep. When he left for boot camp only i did for a few days. But now it cant help but really really miss him more. I think its...
    jmrpixe jmrpixe 18-21, F 6 Responses Jan 16, 2011

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    Uncontrollable Emotions :/

    So I'm pretty new to all of this. My bf and I have known each other since high school and have been friends ever since. We started getting serious a couple months ago and made our relationship official a month ago when he came back home for two weeks before he deploys. It's been...
    LizUSMC LizUSMC 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 30, 2013

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    Keeping My Marine Positive.

    Sometimes when he calls me all down, it will get really hard to stay positive, but it's something that we need to do make things much easier for them.  Always change the negative into something positive.  He will appreciate it so much.  You are what is motivating...
    wantsomebagley wantsomebagley 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 11, 2008

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    Keeping Him Positive

    i want to keep my marine thinking positive because i know it will help him focus and feel connected to everything he is doing.  I always somehow try to make bad situations seem good, or find the best in something bad.  I know he really appreciates when i do this because...
    alwaysfaithful1234 alwaysfaithful1234 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 18, 2008

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    How Do You Keep Going?

    Hi, I'm a bit new to this so bare with me a bit(:Ive been with my boyfriend, Anthony, for a while now and he knows I am nervous about him going to Afghanistan. He leaves in November for an eight month deployment.I love him, with all my heart and I support him without a doubt...
    Amsy525 Amsy525 18-21, F 2 Responses May 2, 2011

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    Is Anyone From This Group Whose Marine Recruit Is At Plt 2147 In San Diego ?

    Hello all i am klarr, new lady here in the circle...i would like to ask if somebody from this grp is having the same platoon with my Marine Recruit...they are soon to graduate this dec 3 and they are now on their 11th week of Bootcamp in San Diego, he's at Plt 2147...if anyone...
    81484For81582 81484For81582 26-30, F Nov 15, 2010

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    New To Loving A Marine Life!

    Hello all, just a brief introduction. My Name is Jessica. About 4 months ago i met a great guy, it was instant connection! He is a Cpl. in the United States Marine Crop. We met on an online site. He is stationed in 29Palms California. I live in Texas, so from day one we knew...
    clpherrerasgirl clpherrerasgirl 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 2, 2010

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    Boot Camp Down, Now For Mct And Mos

    After I allow myself to have my emotional week or two of getting used to Dylan not being here again, I'll be good. I just got to keep busy and look forward to having skype dates with him four Tuesdays and some change from today <3. I do not know if i mentioned it to you girls...
    nchampagne nchampagne 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 12, 2011

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    All I Can Do

    My Marine is deployed right now, so he definitely needs to stay thinking positive. The other day he called very upset because they had lost 2 Marines. He's told me that before, and every time he does I am so upset at the thought because that person had people who loved them...
    Caligirl125 Caligirl125 26-30, F 1 Response May 4, 2009

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    My Marine

    while he was in bootcamp he ws very sad and lonely he thought for sure every letter i sent was a dear john letter and i had to keep reminding him i would love hime forever, and that he need not worry but focus on his training. I wrote him every single day he was gone sometime...
    ashleylynn ashleylynn 18-21 3 Responses Aug 8, 2009

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    My Story

    My boyfriend is a marine and stationed near tampa,fl we have a son who is 3 1/2. I try to keep him positive even when we got news he is slated to go to afghanistan in 2012 and he is thinking about going on a float in january. We keep open communication and talk over any concerns...
    Dellingersgrl21 Dellingersgrl21 22-25 Sep 21, 2010

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    Marines Are The 8th Wonder Of The World

    To all the Marines and fans of Marines that believe these human beings are more than ordinary. They are incredibly brave, courageous people that possess and excell at all the qualities we desire and wish we could be. They are fearless, honest, devoted...strong, powerful in mind...
    WhimsicalKitty WhimsicalKitty 18-21, F Jul 8, 2011

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    Who Is At The Door?!!

    Last night i was skyping with my Marine, his name is kobo. We were making wedding plans picking out invitations and what not and talking about our day and our week. This would be the kast time i skyoe wit him until Next weekend. and the last time we talk because my phone was...
    kayrodriguez kayrodriguez 16-17, F 5 Responses Jan 31, 2011

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    Think Positive Always Marine

    when my marine calls me n he is upset they changed his date n he cannot come home and is sad eventhough im sad as well i stay strong 4 both of us n tell him u know what life throws obstacles our way honey but stay strong think about it this way the longer it takes to see one...
    bianey bianey 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 27, 2008

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    Stay Strong For Him

    Like i've said before that's one of the hardest parts, but the most important. the more positive you are about it, the more he'll feel like hes made the right choice...
    shellebelle414 shellebelle414 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 24, 2008

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    A Little Help Please

    I'm really new to this whole situation (no complaints at all because my soon  to be Marine is just amazing and I couldn't have asked for a better man) Could someone give me tips on what to do and what not to do with his letters for basic.  I just want to make sure I can help by...
    nchampagne nchampagne 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 3, 2011

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    One Good Thing If Our Marine Is Away

    Hello I am Klarr, I am 26 yrs old friendly and cheerful Filipina, got a Boyfriend now in San Diego for His Boot camp and soon he'll be graduating this Dec 3.  I just want to share what it feels like when u are used to with some thoughful and sweet acts from a person and yet...
    81484For81582 81484For81582 26-30, F Nov 15, 2010

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    The Usmc Girlfriends' Creed

    I am a Marine Girlfriend.In other words, I have gone through the LDL class of San Diego or Parris Island basic training. I haveattempted and completed the Long-Distance Learning sector of Marine Corps boot camp, graduating fromPlatoon GF, right along with my Devil Dog in his own...
    WhimsicalKitty WhimsicalKitty 18-21, F Jul 8, 2011

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    For My Recruit Napoleon At His Crucible

    ''Fortes Fortuna juvat" (Fortunes Favors the Brave) "To observe a Marine, is inspirational. To be a Marine, is exceptional."... with my  Recruit who'll be off from the bootcamp with pride... GOD speed! anticipating to love a US Marine life with my strength and faith, and...
    81484For81582 81484For81582 26-30, F Nov 19, 2010

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    Talking About Future Plans...

    He finally called me this morning. We talked through out the afternoon (calls and texts). But our first converstaion on the best. He communicated about future plans. I'm a senior in highschool still, me and him are both 18, we've been together for almost 16 months. Our...
    jmrpixe jmrpixe 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 30, 2011

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    Keeping Him Strong.

    When my Marine calls I know its hard for him... But i try to just keep him thinking strong, i tell him that i miss him but that i'm so proud of him for what hes doing and I know that everything is gonna be ok....So hes not home sick I let him know how much we all love him and are...
    USMCLady22 USMCLady22 18-21 1 Response Mar 27, 2009

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    I want to find the positive in the negative. I had a good day. I have a male friend that made all the difference. I just needed to allow him to support me and he did.
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M Dec 9

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    I hate this saying"Don't count your eggs before they hatch" because we are great beings and my dream is to see two arms become one of a fully functional hug, replace mind...
    NamzyZizi NamzyZizi 16-17, F 8 hrs ago

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    I really want to inspire others or at least make them smile when times are hard.
    thescrap2hisbozley thescrap2hisbozley 26-30, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I am negative and seem to thrive on negative parts of my life than positive.i don't know how to change.
    Pommy8 Pommy8 51-55, F Dec 6

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    Reach out and make a difference in someones life encouragement is for your benefit also.
    OhAustin OhAustin 18-21, M Nov 22

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    when life gives you lemons, make lemonade and try to find somebody whose life has given them vodka and have a party...lol :)
    SweetEmotions SweetEmotions 36-40, F 2 Responses Dec 8

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    I want to be positive about life . What do we gain by thinking negatively ? Absolutely nothing . I do not need a man in my life . All I need is my kids and my future grandchildren...
    FeelingLikeCrap77 FeelingLikeCrap77 36-40, F 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    I have a friend who used to ALWAYS ask me, "What's something positive that happened today?" It used to irritate me when I was asked that when I was in a funk. Because he wouldn't...
    xxblasianxx xxblasianxx 18-21, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I need to make this headache go away. Let's try thinking of something positive. I'll talk about what makes me happy: my daughter :) 1. Cuddling 2. The way her hair makes it look...
    RazorbladeKisses81 RazorbladeKisses81 31-35, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I'm just going to rant right now. don't get me wrong I love my marine I always will no matter what. and I am happy with him , just ever since he came home from 29 palms cali his...
    MarineGirlfriendMary MarineGirlfriendMary 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 23

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    Ok y'all I need your help! My fiancé got his leave orders today and so I'm surprising him at the airport with his parents on New Year's Eve this year. I need help! Lol. What...
    MarinesGirl94 MarinesGirl94 18-21, F 22 hrs ago

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    AT YOUR BEST ( You are Love ) by AALIYAH My Favorite Ex Marine...Poet, Friend and Confidant.. Am heading to the beach listening to this..and Smiling. Let me...
    warriormama warriormama 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 7

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    Firstly I would like to say that I arrived at these most important principles after what I could term a whirlwind of experiences, mostly negative, that helped to shape these...
    KingDee2 KingDee2 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 11

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    Current thoughts on existence; I have always believed in the multiverse, a series of energy planes ranging from very negative to positive. Lately I've been looking at our...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 27

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    You know what, I like to be real, I love cutting out all the rubbish and getting to the route of the problem, I used to be the kind of woman that would suppress so many emotions...
    pristee88 pristee88 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 2

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    I NEED CHRISTMAS HELP. I have absolutely what to get my marine for Christmas. all I keep thinking is whatever I get him, he may not be able to take with him wherever he goes. I'm...
    elliecrow elliecrow 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 10

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    Remaining very positive as my boyfriend is working his butt off to come home for Christmas! :) Keeping my fingers crossed!
    CaitDamewood CaitDamewood 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 4

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    Have you ever observed clouds? The way these clouds above your head fly away, their nearly edge-less structure and how easy it is for an object to pass through them? I bet you have...
    filthyretort4305 filthyretort4305 22-25, F 23 hrs ago

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    I've been with John for 4 years. And one day he decides to join the Marine Corps. This was so hard for me to accept at first. I thought it was the worst thing that could have ever...
    spirah spirah 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 2

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    Talking to him on Christmas and hopefully seeing him on my birthday... Happy things to look forward trying to stay positive.. I love my marine wouldn't trade him for anything <3...
    Kyah2 Kyah2 16-17 a week ago

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    I've been thinking about this line throughout my adolescent years. It would be running through my head at every second. "You need to be more confident, then you could achieve...
    NatashaRose NatashaRose 18-21, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I want to be positive but it's so hard. I'm not a complete Debbie downer but I find it difficult to be satisfied about the present. I'm always thinking about the next step, if...
    SacredMelody SacredMelody 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 8

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    Reading nourishes the mind. It is very effective especially before sleep that helps to stop thinking about work and other bothering things. Eventually, good sleep helps double to...
    nissan124 nissan124 22-25, M Nov 24

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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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    Seeing death, almost dying, being rejected, being harmed, being looked down on, being avoided, the feeling of not existing is their, the feeling of hate is upon us, upon me. This...
    LoveWithoutEnd LoveWithoutEnd 13-15, M 4 hrs ago

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