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Are You In Love With Your Marine

This is not a quote but I thought it was cute...

 You know you're in love with a MARINE when...

1. You dont mind a phone call waking you up at 4 a.m.

2. You tell people that he`s (only) been gone a month.

3. The smallest contact from your man makes your whole week.

4. You cry over an email that says nothing more than HI & I MISS U.

5. Those recruitment commercials on TV make you cry because of how proud you are.

6. You sleep in PT attire & cuddle up in poncho liner, because its the closest you`ll get to your Marine.

7. You're sittin at home & you realize that you havent seen your husband/boyfriend in over a month.

8. You get soo excited just knowing that your husband/boyfriend tried to call but didn`t get through.

9. Your favorite "man" to see everyday is the MAILMAN.

10. You hate Sundays because the post office is closed.

11. A 30 second phone call after no calls from him for 3 months leaves you full of joy.

12. "NO NEWS IS GOOD NEWS" becomes your motto.

13. You feel yourself growing more & more in love with your Marine while he`s so far away.

14. Planning letters/care packages and putting them in the mail is more exciting then going out for a night with the girls.

15. You roll your eyes when you hear someone say "I havent seen my man for a week" (If they only knew)

16. You don't mind tripping over combat boots left in the middle of the bedroom floor.

17. You can go from being happy, to sad, to lonely, to angry, to proud, and back to happy in a matter of less than an hour.

18. You sleep with the phone right next to you, (just in case).

19. You jump up when the phone rings, accidentally hurt yourself.

20. The sight of any other man in uniform makes you miss your man MORE than it makes you drool.

21. You try to explain to civilans what your man does for a living & they stare blankly because they don't understand a third of what you just told them.

22. You feel lucky for each second granted to the two of you.

23. Every new watch you buy has a two time zone feature.

24. You are 3000 miles apart & you don't notice the time difference and talk until 9 a.m. his time and 2 a.m your time on a work night.

25. Phone kisses are just as good as the real ones..if not better.

26. You realize you can forgive your man for not calling for a few weeks due to the fact that he honestly did have to work.

27. Your cell phone shows 87 screens full of the number 2 for "repeat message" after you hear he had left a message because you missed his first & only call.

28. You spend hundreds of dollars on a plane ticket to see him only to fly back 2 days later.

29. When you sleep with your home phone AND your cell phone by the bed just in case...

30. When you almost knock over 3 people running out of a store to get better signal when they call.

31. When someone says Semper Fi! or OOrah! you immediately begin wearing a proud smile on your face.

32. When you call his phone just so you can hear his voicemail even though you know he won't answer.

33. You can pack a flat rate box like it's no one's business.

34. You know the meaning of "butt hurt" and can use it in an everyday sentence.

35. You are so used to being away from your love that any time you get with him feels like a special treat.

marinepanda marinepanda 18-21, F 8 Responses May 25, 2009

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aww i read this and just couldnt help but smile.... :) god, i'd do anything for him. i'd wait 50 years if i had to. its nice to know im not the only one going through this.

yea nd i ******* hate sundays!!! i told my mom yesteday that i hate weeks that theres no mail for 2 days like this week! lol

I have seen this before. It is pretty true though :)

Dammit and now Im all cryin before work.. That was good though.. I love the part where you'll knock three people over running on your way out of a store just to get a signal when he calls!! I did that last night thinking it was him when an unknown number called :(

This is so true. I just sat here reading it and thought haha that is so me.

its funny cuz there all so true...

Ya I found it on myspace

i saw that same thing on a group for marine girlfriends on facebook