I Am In a Different Time Zone Than Most of My Ep Friends

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 425 People

    It's A Bit Difficult

    Most of my friends are literally on another continent, so I'm always atleast 5-15 hours behind or forward. I wake up when they're sleeping or vice versa. I can talk to them now cuz I'm on summer vacation, I don't think I'll be able to when school reopens.
    DarkAngel123 DarkAngel123
    18-21, F
    Jun 7, 2010

    Definitely

    I do live in a much different time zone to many of my friends. I'm going to bed as they're getting up and they're mid afternoon when I get up to go to work the next day!! We're 10 hours ahead of GMT/UTC and 14 hours ahead of east coast US which makes it hard to catch up with...
    Becnme Becnme
    56-60, F
    May 20, 2010

    That's Right

    I live in Canada. We have the pacific time zone.  
    mother1983 mother1983
    31-35, F
    Sep 19, 2009

    He always has to go to sleep

    when I still have a big chunk of my day left... I wish we had more time...
    NearAsFarCanBe NearAsFarCanBe
    16-17, F
    Jul 26, 2014

    they may be far away

    but I really do feel close to them
    MarvelMagic MarvelMagic
    31-35, F
    Jun 14, 2015

    I don't know how many people are in Central

    time, but that's where I am.
    ErraticSarcastic ErraticSarcastic
    31-35, F
    5 Responses Nov 1, 2015

    It is already 21:30 hours

    and this is the only time I get to be on EP.. Most of my EP friends have just started their working day. This sucks!
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Jul 27, 2015
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25
    31-35, M
    6 Responses Nov 29, 2014
    boxersoff4u boxersoff4u
    51-55, M
    1 Response Oct 12, 2015

    A lot of people seem to be on a different

    continent and then theres me in Ireland 😳
    simplexminds simplexminds
    18-21, F
    Jan 30, 2014

    Different Time Zone

    i really like EP a lot and the problem seems to be that most of my friends are in the United States. i am in London England and am at worst way 8 hours ahead of Pst ie California im typing this at 19.16 so there it will be 11.16 am so people are at work. even EST ie New York i am...
    defoekeane defoekeane
    36-40, M
    Apr 27, 2012

    I'm Right In the Middle.

    I'm in the GMT time in the middle.. Most of the time my friends are just going to school when I've just come back.. or they're going to sleep when its still the middle of the afternoon for me. It can be sort of annoying sometimes when I really want to talk to someone but as...
    BrokenAngelWishes BrokenAngelWishes
    18-21, F
    Sep 28, 2009
    Lolllipoop Lolllipoop
    13-15, M
    1 Response Jan 22, 2015
    emiveritas emiveritas
    22-25, F
    Jul 26, 2014

    Yes! Most of my EP friends are six hours ahead

    of me. When I wake up, they are well into their day. When they go to bed, it's just early evening for me. Today, I'm feeling really annoyed by it and wishing I was in the same time zone as them. 😔
    Hannah1100 Hannah1100
    13-15, F
    2 Responses May 28, 2015

    It's A Bit Sad

    it's a bit sad to live in different time zones.when i wake up, almost all of my friends are sleeping...
    moreandless moreandless
    56-60, M
    13 Responses Jan 31, 2010

    GMT+11 nearly half a day

    or nearly a full day ahead of most of my friends on EP
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jan 20

    Well this sucks ****!

    All you you guys live in the states :L and like the uk then there's me at the *** of the world! NEW ZEALAND! F you! You stupid time zone!!!! I. HATE. YOU.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Nov 29, 2014
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    May 29, 2015

    I am living in West part of Canada.

    I have friends are from U.S.A, India, Europe. Of course I have Canadian friends from Ontario. *Hello to East from the West*
    mother1983 mother1983
    31-35, F
    1 Response Jan 22, 2015

    It's Dinner There, and I'm At Work

    Then it's dinner time for me, and time to put the kids to bed for them. Then it's. . . You get the idea
    EvesHarvest EvesHarvest
    56-60, F
    4 Responses Aug 19, 2009

    I Miss His Voice...

    When I wanna just call him cause I cant sleep, I cant cause we're in a different time zone I really miss being able to talk to him for hours and then falling asleep on the phone..
    Ilovemyhero282 Ilovemyhero282
    26-30, F
    Mar 26, 2012
    boxersoff4u boxersoff4u
    51-55, M
    Jul 21, 2015

    Tropical Time ...

    Where I live right now is a tropical country in Asia Where the current local time is 8.30 PM While the current time there in the states would be around 8 AM I am 12 hrs ahead your time I start my day sooner and end it earlier Still.. time differences couldn't stop me from...
    DollyDiva DollyDiva
    26-30, F
    8 Responses Sep 23, 2009
    Wolflover1999 Wolflover1999
    16-17, M
    Oct 25, 2015

    It's hard to have deep

    and lengthy conversations. All we seem to have time for is 'Hi, how are you?'. Then it's off to work or bed or our free time runs out.
    Thinklessfeelmore Thinklessfeelmore
    46-50, M
    May 10, 2015

    Different Time Zone

    hi i live in the uk so at worst i am +8 hours pacific time and +5 hours eastern time. most of my friends are in the United States and its so hard for me to talk with them. i cant chat really just message people. if i go to bed at 3am sometimes i can talk to people as it is...
    defoekeane defoekeane
    36-40, M
    1 Response Apr 7, 2012

    Timestamps?

    Has anyone worked out how to get the site to display the times messages were sent etc in their own timezone rather than GMT-6? I've set the "timezone" thing on my profile to GMT, but it doesn't seem to have made any difference.
    winstonwelles winstonwelles
    26-30, M
    1 Response Oct 16, 2012

    Made A New Friend And Can Barely Talk To Him...

    It's somebody I met online. I was depressed and was venting my feelings, he happened to read them and liked my story...Here on EP! He's my age... He's not in the same country, I haven't had a long heart to heart with him or anything.. I was at a point of total loss. I'd been...
    xSilverWillowx xSilverWillowx
    18-21, F
    Jan 3, 2011

    this makes dificult of "easy communication .

    my work time and sleep time is so opposite to so many peeps that i can hardly proper time chat with so many of youz awl properly :/
    cdwishimatgurlCalandraBelle cdwishimatgurlCalandraBelle
    36-40, T
    3 Responses Feb 26

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