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I Want to Keep My Marine Thinking Positive

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Why is it so hard for some people to just accept things as they come and go? I generally post experiences that are neutral, with some of the crazy stuffs that go through my head...
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    But i do hurt at times. And hurt makes me sound spooky.
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Mar 22

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    Some people said to me that I need to look on the positive side of my situation now, that I am going to be fine, that I am getting well, getting better. I keep on thinking about...
    msj02 msj02 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    Ba, I'm sorry. Sorry for everything. Ever since you got full custody of me at the age of 12, I've been giving you such a hard time. I was close to you before all that. I was "daddy...
    SleepyRose22 SleepyRose22 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Keep your habits positive because your habits become your values. – Mahatma Gandhi
    mstv1112 mstv1112 16-17, F Mar 16

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    I want to give you a gift. Not a gift of monetary delight, but the gift of my heart.I want you to know my ear is yours, your thoughts are mine. Tell me your dreams and let me hold...
    Hm3454 Hm3454 41-45, M 2 Responses Mar 18

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    I just can't stop thinking. All I think about is my death, my parents sadness over it. At this point that's all I think I want to think about. I just want to stop thinking. I'm an...
    1Thatonedudeyouknow 1Thatonedudeyouknow 22-25, M 1 Response a week ago

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    So I've been positive for almost 20 years now, when I was 10 I started to wonder why do I get treated so differently, get tired so easily, couldn't do things most kids my age could...
    champion19 champion19 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I KNOW I don't deserve this... I don't deserve these flashbacks, nor did I deserve the abuse. I just want these stupid flashbacks to be gone. I can't deal with them anymore! I...
    untamedx3heart untamedx3heart 22-25, F 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    In this difficult period I'm trying to do something I am not good at: I am trying to be positive, I'm trying to reach one of the biggest goal of my life (in few days) thinking in a...
    CrookedMat CrookedMat 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 21

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    I keep thinking of my boyfriend. He and I have been together for 4 years. We started dating our junior year of high school. Our relationship hasn’t grown much since we began...
    DreamCloud17 DreamCloud17 18-21, F a week ago

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    You said, if it's meant to be, fate will bring us back two years later. For a second I wondered if you were really that naive, if you really believed fate worked like that, as if...
    capitalbreeze capitalbreeze 18-21, F 57 mins ago

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    I love wives and girlfriends who seek and desire the love of another woman. It's sexy thinking about a wife who cheats on her husband with a lesbian sneaking from the marital bed...
    Cuck4lesbian Cuck4lesbian 22-25, M 1 hr ago

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    12 Truths About Defensive Behavior - BY LINDA CARROLL Here are 12 truths about defensiveness — what it is and why it happens — that can help us better understand this self...
    imurfriend imurfriend 26-30, F Mar 5

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    Hello, yesterday my boyfriend left for Parris Island. We've been together for a little over 3 years. He decided to join last November and I was very happy for him because I knew he...
    averyann16 averyann16 18-21, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    From ages 15-29 (current age) I've tried being like other people to fit in, I let literally people control me and how I should live, I attempted suicide many times with my final...
    DarkPhoenix1985 DarkPhoenix1985 26-30, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Wednesday, March 4th. I'm keeping my resolution(to keep daily positive journal) for 3(or 4?) days. Yay! This time, hand writing :-)
    jellyfish3002 jellyfish3002 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 4

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    i always try to forget all the bad things that happened to me but they keep coming back, they keep reminding me how lame i am. i feel like i am going nowhere... i don't want that...
    pillowsofurr pillowsofurr 18-21 Mar 22

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    At times I wonder what it would be like after I live this life. It used to be because I had no hope of continuing my life and I dint think I had any potential to grow as a...
    EmptyBlack EmptyBlack 31-35, M 4 days ago

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    You were definitely feeling something, or the lack of something... deep inside you, there was an absolute and total absence of evil, replacing it, was a vital energy so powerful...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F Mar 6

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    More than 13 years on since the start of the war U.S troops continue to have a stake on the ground and in the air. And yet the overwhelming majority of Americans seem to forget...
    noblenomad28 noblenomad28 18-21, M 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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