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I Want to Keep My Marine Thinking Positive

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 265 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I am grateful for: 1. Being alive after 10/07/13-11/07/13. 2. Moving out of Castlewellan, the days there were the exact same. It was the country side where there was no shops or...
    cmdoran cmdoran 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 13

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    Yes, I think I need to be more positive. Nothing really has changed over the years. Still in an "intimacy free" marriage. I'm working hard to be happy anyway. Looking at the...
    ExistsinHOPE ExistsinHOPE 51-55, F Oct 12

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    Hey everyone , just would like to write my little update ... It's end of September ... 7 months since I was diagnosed. Time goes so quickly , I can't believe it. Started my...
    1981angel 1981angel 31-35, M 5 Responses Sep 29

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    My idea of normal anyway. A partnership. A man who enjoys us and is grateful for us. We would do things together because he'd actually want to be there. He'd be brave enough to...
    niklb niklb 41-45, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I want to know something positive about you, and it doesn't have to be socially acceptable I'll go first. I am a great online dom and I make my sub feel safe and loved.
    TheLionGod TheLionGod 36-40, M 3 Responses Oct 3

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    what will i do i keep on thinking this guy who disrespect and use me. i dont want to admit that i love him because im on the verge of telling him that i am okay to what he can give...
    andromache123 andromache123 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 13

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    I have forgiven everyone who'd hurt me already isn't that what is kindness? But it's not near enough...I needed to be stronger...smarter...tougher. Confidence is a big obstacle...
    SwanNual SwanNual 22-25, F Sep 26

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    I had an extremely bad experience yesterday here on EP. I was personally, viciously, and maliciously attacked. I hold myself responsible to some degree because I continued to...
    glanier glanier 56-60, M 8 hrs ago

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    Right now I really need to somehow take my mind away from all of this or I am just going to completely explode and do something extremely stupid and self damaging. I am just so...
    justkeepswimming89 justkeepswimming89 22-25, M 3 Responses Sep 26

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    Well, I'm exactly 32 months out from leaving my ex wife, which landed me on this site. Thankful for the opportunity to write out my thoughts and feelings. I went back yesterday...
    Lionsfan94 Lionsfan94 31-35, M 1 Response Oct 2

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    Double-positive story (make your point and then know when to stop, language, communications, lateral thinking, quick-thinking). On hearing one of his students use the expression...
    TheShalottLady TheShalottLady 61-65, F Sep 26

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    Tonight i lay here thinking about my day.... I started it off scared of change... Of being set up to fail.... Of not being able to accomplish the challenges ahead of me... After...
    sunpea sunpea 36-40, F 2 Responses Sep 29

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    After that painful heartbreak, my life has gone on the right track. I am feeling much positive and happier because I have finally let him out of my life. And I don't feel so lonely...
    YongTauFoo YongTauFoo 18-21, F Oct 14

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    Actually I feel this quiet a lot recently. I have lost faith in science. There's just this constant stress and pressure going on. I wish I could just go to sleep one day and...
    NotMuchGoingOnHere NotMuchGoingOnHere 18-21, F 10 hrs ago

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    1) A positive person. 2) Ambitious. 3) Enjoy entertaining people. 4) I fear God. 5) Stick to my choice. 6) Respect women. 7) I'm studying in college. 8) Helpful. 9) I don't give up...
    Tawheed1994 Tawheed1994 18-21, M 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    It's awkwardly interesting to feel one thing yet think another. I think I want to be with my ex I feel like I have to be a with him I'm terribly obsessed and I need relief. I'm so...
    Janisoneluv Janisoneluv 26-30, F Oct 5

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    But society keeps getting in my way and stopping me from genuine positive emotions ,not the kind where you keep repeating a mantra until the words no longer have meaning. It has to...
    Reallifeperson Reallifeperson 22-25, M 2 Responses Oct 13

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    I want to be an MP- I have been doing a lot of thinking about my future in the military. I was given an idea by one of my role models to look into being an Military Police...
    Duncan98 Duncan98 16-17, M Oct 6

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    While it’s been like FOREVER since I last wrote on here – it’s insane actually!! I’m assuming there’s a ton of people I haven’t met and come to think of it I’m...
    Storm25 Storm25 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 16

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    Not quite the right header, but close. I want to get over my fear of pregnancy. I have huge anxieties surrounding pregnancy, child birth, and child rearing. There are so many...
    findmeholdmeloveme findmeholdmeloveme 18-21 5 Responses Sep 28

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    Thinking about leaving Ep!! I'm noisy female here, I'm quite rude sometimes I don't reply on messages, I get some hate coz of my post,, but don't worry!! Haha I'm not going to hate...
    onionheart16 onionheart16 26-30, F 3 Responses Oct 9

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    I have been with my boyfriend for four years. He's 25 and I'm 29. He decided to join the marines last year. I support him in everything he does, but I miss him so much. I keep busy...
    Kaziopiah Kaziopiah 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 9

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    1. I was raised in military school from 6 - 17. 2. No surprise, I'm a Royal Marine Officer (Lt.) 3. I lost my virginity to a prostitute in Amsterdam at 18. 4. I am studying...
    JacobStark JacobStark 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    But sometimes it's just so damn hard! Am I right? I try to be positive. Sometimes I'm pretty successful. But tonight is one of those nights for me where I can't seem to pull my...
    saundra04 saundra04 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 30

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    Like this second. I'm tired. I'm done. I'm done with having to live like a little kid at 21 and answering to people who claim they love me, but are only thinking about themselves...
    Theworldisminenow Theworldisminenow 18-21, F 16 hrs ago

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    I am thinking to live in USA, I actually save some money and plan to buy an apartment in NYC. I always have a thing for USA, thats why I plan one since I was 15 yrs old. Mom...
    candy8ar candy8ar 18-21, F 13 hrs ago

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