18 year old girls VS 18 year old Marine S/O’s.
Teenage girls think about their prom dress and what color they can match his vest and tie to, Marine significant others think about their wedding dress and what wedding colors will match his dress blues.
Teenage girls hope to get into a certain University, Marine significant others hope to get stationed on a certain base.
Teenage girls save their money to go shopping, Marine significant others save their money to send care packages.
Teenage girls hope to see their boyfriend in a couple of days, Marine significant others hope to see their boyfriend in a couple months.
Teenage girls hear a song about “missing you” and they dance and sing along because they like the beat, Marine significant others cry because it makes them miss their man that much more.
Teenage girls accomplish a goal in school or at work and are excited, a Marine significant other will cry because they can’t share that moment with their Marine.
Teenage girls get angry if their man suddenly signs off Facebook or hangs up suddenly, Marine significant others just brush it off, no matter how disappointed, because they know it is just bad WiFi in Afghanistan, or they had a job to do.
Teenage girls pick fights because they are in a bad mood or are just bored,Marine Significant others don’t have the luxury to do that because they don’t know how long they will have to talk.
Teenage girls see a man and think it’s just another man, Marine significant others can pick a Soldier or Marine out of a crowd of 50.
Teenage girls go to sports events and listen to the National Anthem because it’s just the right thing to do, Marine significant others go to sport events and listen to the Anthem being sang with a hand over their heart and tears in their eyes.
Teenage girls don’t need to worry about their boyfriend when they are at work,Marine significant others worry if their Marine will be coming home from their job
every. single. day.
(Source: , via militarysweeties)
My boyfriend has just joined the army but he is doing the delayed entry program so he doesn’t leave tell next summer…..but every time i see him i am cant stop from being sad. he wants me to stop thinking about him leaving but its so hard…i have no idea what to do….