Boyfriend in the Marine Corps deployed for 3 months in a combat zone

posted 2 years ago in Military
Post # 2
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: August 2015

elena1 :  Very common, especially in a combat zone.  My husband was active duty for 6 years starting in the mid 2000’s, and even to this day he can’t tell me where he traveled when he was on his submarine because they were on classified missions.

I know it’s hard, but you have to know that he will contact you when he is able.

Post # 3
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: March 2017

My ex husband was in the Marine Corps. He wasn’t on classified missions, so we talked pretty regularly and I knew where he was. If your bf is telling you that he can’t tell you, believe him. 

I know it’s hard wondering and not knowing if he’s OK. I carried my phone with me EVERYWHERE. Try to find some additional hobbies to occupy your time so you don’t drive yourself crazy. 

Post # 4
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751 posts
Busy bee

This is very common. I know it’s hard but you have to try and stay busy to take your mind off it.

Trust that he’ll be ok, and contact you when he can.

Post # 5
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606 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: January 2018

That’s incredibly hard bee. I don’t really have a lot to contribute except to tell you (as a Navy brat myself) that yes it is normal and to wish you the very best of luck! Much love coming your way and to your man in uniform!

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