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I Want to Keep My Marine Thinking Positive

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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 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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    I want to stop thinking and remember only the facts.
    rottenrobi rottenrobi 46-50, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    From today.. im gonna write daily positive journal on here...! Good luck for me to keep my resolution! Lets start from today. Its late night of March 2nd. New semester is...
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    It is a shame that a guy like me have much of love in this heart. But can't have any love back from anyone. I think that people think of love like some goods to carry and when feel...
    Egyptianguy34 Egyptianguy34 36-40, M 21 hrs ago

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    Anyone at Camp Lejuene?, I'll be moving there with my future husband sometime in the summer and I'd definitely want to have new friends? :)
    infinitelovexo infinitelovexo 18-21, F 4 hrs ago

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    Hello everyone! Well, my boyfriend graduated friday and of course, I could not be any happier. I was worried he was going to be weirdly different when he came back but he wasn't...
    ProudPrincess ProudPrincess 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    Don’t have a thought attack. This weekend was a true test to apply the principles I have been learning for the past couple of months. I was presented with a very difficult...
    KemiKill KemiKill 36-40, F 16 Responses Feb 9

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    49 years of age. Not only that, but closing on halfway to the Big 5-0! The time in a person's life – especially a man's, by today's cultural norms – when I ought to be nearing...
    Oldr4SubGrrl1965 Oldr4SubGrrl1965 46-50, M 6 Responses Feb 15

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    Hi I'm new to this page, however i'm not new to any of these beginning experiences. I've been through boot camp, and i've been through ITB. The only advice I give to you gals is to...
    sarahandipityy sarahandipityy 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 8

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    My life has been a series of landing up in crazy situations I never wanted to be in.. My dad is a child molester and after years of hurting his own children I finally was the one...
    Irishm4id3n Irishm4id3n 26-30, F Feb 12

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    I like trying to help people and giving helpful advice. I'm always honest and will tell you how I think something is. That isn't always the best way to approach things but I like...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M a week ago

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    I'm down in San Diego until Saturday because im doing my HIV screening for the navy. Let's just say that I'm not the only one here that's recently positive. I met a muscle bound...
    TorchPlus TorchPlus 26-30, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I'm doing it right now, seems to be the night for it of sorts. Sitting here alone, played round, got funky, screamed til I was done.......went to the supermarket, got hit by a...
    Littlemisssomebody Littlemisssomebody 31-35, F 3 Responses Feb 1

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    I was recently diagnosed and i am devastated, I am looking for friends in the same situation, I want to chat and share pain :( I also would love to chat with some girls.... hiv...
    Ryole Ryole 26-30, M 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    Lets face it. You can be as optimistic as you want, but sometimes there just isn't a bright side to somethings. Or if there was you can't look at the situation that way without...
    londonbr1dge londonbr1dge 16-17, F 2 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    This is a letter for my counselor. I see her tomorrow. Blood drips from my wrists. But I feel no pain. No physical pain anyway. It only temporarily numbs my emotional pain. The...
    kellezia kellezia 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 17

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    When I think about the fact that I've spent almost all of my life single, I've noticed that I tend to automatically connect that to the worry that I'm not good enough, smart enough...
    bluemoon2121 bluemoon2121 18-21, F Feb 15

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    it's about to rain, again.. I'm about to feel blue, again.. he's back in my mind, again.. **sigh** i wish i can just be completely happy, again.. **telling myself: positive...
    TrueLove213 TrueLove213 26-30, F 2 days ago

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