So I’ve pretty much been a Marine g/f for 5 months and it has definitely been interesting. My b/f is in Va and I’m still in Ga. I stayed here, b/c #1 I couldn’t go w/ him since weren’t not married and #2 I have a full-time job here. It does suck that I’m not there w/ him, but you gotta do what you gotta go, ya know? Before he was commissioned he went to OCS for 3 months and those were probably the hardest months of this whole experience. He couldn’t use the phone for like the first 3 weeks, and on top of that his service of his phone had been interrupted nearly the entire time he was there. Finally we got all that straightened out w/ his phone and the last 2-3 weeks we could talk pretty liberally on the weekends. Long story short, he did commission and was home for 3 weeks. It was bittersweet, b/c they went by sooo fast and before we knew it we were headed back up to Va. Now, he’s back up there for the next 6 or so months and to be honest it has taken a toll on me in almost everyway. I miss him so much, yet in the grand scheme of things I know this period won’t last forever. I try to remind myself of this everyday and stay strong. There is so much I’m not familar w/ about military life. This will definitely be an interesting experience!