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I Am In a Long Distance Relationship

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    I'm in a long distance relationship

    and he makes me happy from thousands of miles away.
    bellapock bellapock 16-17, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    "Long distance relationships do not rely on

    physical love." "Long distance relationships are driven by the love that inspires your heart, mind and soul." ♥
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Dec 14, 2013

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    I Was In a Very Silly Long Distance Relationship!

    Last year, I was involved in a very silly long distance relationship. Now normally, "silly" is the last word you would (and should) use to describe a long distance relationship. This is because such a relationship usually shows the devotion of two people to each other and their...
    Damoiselle Damoiselle 19-21, F 12 Responses Feb 15, 2007

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    I lay in my bed and think about you I love you

    so much I don't know what to do I feel your warmth at my side The pain in my heart moves to my eyes So far away yet always so near You are the reason I am still here. I await the times when we can talk I await the times we can finally hold hands and walk To feel you for real...
    lilellie415 lilellie415 18-21, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    Younger women dating older men mainly

    because younger women are attracted older men. older men mature, confident, stable .Mature guys always know how to treat their women.These younger women are looking for their age gap love romance.For older men, Younger women older men relationships will surely make an older man...
    carecc13 carecc13 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    Being apart from the person,

    you love has to be one of the most challenging experiences in a persons life. Every day that you are apart. Can't help but be reflected on as precious moments, funny moments, useful moments ..lost! Of course there is another reality which.. Time apart somehow re affirms...
    Mmmcherries Mmmcherries 46-50, F 4 Responses Aug 16

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    I've been in a LDR for over 3 years now,

    and it's going strong. I met her on a blogging website by accident and we starting talking out of boredom. After a days I couldn't get her off my mind. I remember seeing the private message pop up and feeling so happy and excited to talk to her. We eventually started talking on...
    uvexsti uvexsti 22-25, M Nov 30, 2013

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    There is no denying that loving someone without

    being able to touch is intense and can be deeply frustrating. The body seems to be always aroused without being able to make full release. The heart is constantly craving. The mind is...put under tremendous stress to reconciliate the passion and frustration. This sometimes makes...
    MrSquishy MrSquishy 41-45, M 3 Responses Aug 30

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    I can't decide what to do.

    A few days ago, i met a girl on an online game, and since that day we've been chatting for hours and having fun each day now. I really like her and she likes me. Before i take any action, i still want to see how she looks though. But if i know how she looks, i would get into an...
    Slyter Slyter 18-21, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    These last few days I've been the happiest

    because my bf came down. He does very much come down when he can. (We don't drive) we are at the end of high school. Last year in November when we barely boosted our relationship, we only actually spent 1 1/2 months together, so November and then in December he moved. and we...
    vaashapenin vaashapenin 16-17, F Nov 26

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    My love is 23 years older

    than me. We met a few years ago online via AgeMeet.com. It was totally platonic but I broke off contact due to doing other things in my life, I wasn't quite ready to explore my spirituality. At the beggining of the year we got back into contact and basically fell in love over...
    cassiecc11 cassiecc11 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 4

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    Long distance tests your bond of love

    for one another, as well as patience. There will always be that feeling of insecurity, worry and haste towards one another but that's what makes the love so strong in the relationship. You love each other to the point where you'd do anything to keep it from fading. I love my bf...
    jahfeel jahfeel 18-21, F Dec 17, 2013

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    Being in a long distance relationship is easy,

    and really nurtures a strong emotional and intellectual bond. You really get to know someone, and if you can just talk to them for hours on end most of the year, your relationship when you're finally both together is pretty much unbreakable. In my opinion, it only becomes...
    1x1muse1x1 1x1muse1x1 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 29

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    But Im getting tired of not having him around

    me :( Im getting too jealous and I miss him so much :(
    kikasantos kikasantos 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    We met in second grade.

    Well, I was in second grade. He was in fifth. He was the absolute coolest kid in our elementary school. I was the new kid, which is hard on a second grader. I was abnormally small, my face was perpetually pouty and I wore skirts and dresses every day. Needless to say, I wasn...
    karrotkace karrotkace 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 4

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    Anniversary

    Two weeks ago on the 10th was the anniversary of the first conversation I had with someone I met here on EP a year ago. On the 10th of November 2012, I engaged in a yahoo messenger with an EP member named DulcebeautyV. I was only expecting a fun and light hearted friendship, and...
    MrSquishy MrSquishy 41-45, M 5 Responses Nov 23, 2013

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    4,913.39 Miles

    Some of you know this, some of you don't. I'll start at the beginning though, just because I think I need to.We met on EP. I was in a pissy mood, he was being a smart-*** and he made me giggle. We talked, and stalked, and talked some more. I found that I was thinking about him...
    MrsLalaninjacakes MrsLalaninjacakes 26-30, F 7 Responses Aug 30, 2012

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    Just got in to a long distance relationship.

    . I am praying that it works! He is willing to put in as much effort as I am to make this work... Wish me luck! And if there is any advice you can give me please don't hesitate to write to me!
    AaliyahLove AaliyahLove 18-21, F 5 Responses Nov 25

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    Please, Come Home!

    My life is a mess. I need you most at times like these. I'm stressed, full of anger, I feel worthless. I need you to hold me in your arms and tell me everything is going to be okay. Lend me your shoulder to cry on. Help me through this difficult time. My old escape doesn't seem...
    HansonsGirl HansonsGirl 18-21, F 9 Responses Aug 24, 2011

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    You Have to Sacrifice For the Things That You Love.

    I'm getting lost, and I can feel it happening. He lives in Canada and I'm in the US, 2000 miles away from my boy, 2222 miles to be exact. Point six, or something, but whatever, that's just because we've talked about it. That's just it, we talk about everything, we've talked...
    jukeboxjuly jukeboxjuly 19-21, F 14 Responses Jun 10, 2007

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    My boyfriend just left my house,

    I'm so heart broken. It's so hard having to say goodbye to him all the time...
    healthyvibes healthyvibes 16-17, F Nov 29

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    19 days. Sah close!!!

    I've packed up about a third of my room now. I'm a hoarder naturally, so chucking out stuff I've had for ten+ years is hard to say the least. But it'll be worth it :3 He's started doubting, as you do when things become close. 'What if you want to leave when you get here...
    ShiveringGaze27 ShiveringGaze27 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 3

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    Hi :) So almost 3 months ago,

    I met this boy online.. He's sweet, caring, funny, good-looking, kind, sexy, almost everything a girl wants. He's just perfect for me.. 1 week later, I knew I loved him.. 2 weeks after we met, he said he loved me.. And I said it back.. We've been together since 14.09.14.. And it...
    Fofitupida Fofitupida 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 24

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    cantpick cantpick 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 13

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    I am dating the love of my life.

    She has helped me learn to stand on my own two feet and realize a can walk alone, and it's not a bad thing to hold someone's hand as you walk. She has helped me after two years, finally get over the crippling grief I faced. And she helped learn what love is, selfless, and...
    AreYouMadCool AreYouMadCool 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 9

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    Cravings

    Cravings, The terrible and wonderful things about long distance relationships are cravings. I crave her, those three words seem to cover it, but it does not spell out in such a simple manner. With time and conversation and knowledge of each other, I have come to crave very...
    MrSquishy MrSquishy 41-45, M 9 Responses Oct 5, 2013

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    Does this man love me?

    Or is it just a joke? How can he be so cruel to me one moment and the next second be the complete opposite?
    healthyvibes healthyvibes 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 6

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    I'm not in a long distance relationship,

    my brother is. He has been for the past 9 years. She lives in California and when they started he was in New Brunswick. He now lives in Vancouver to be closer. If you are losing hope with your relationship I want to tell you this. They are getting married in August. They still...
    smirksy smirksy 31-35, F 2 Responses May 27

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    Isnt it crazy? How you can accidentally stumble

    across someone and they can become one of,if not the, most important people/person in your life? I always swore up down, until i was blue in the face, that i would never be in a long distance relationship, that they were never with it. Crazy to think that was only a little over...
    tayelizabeth tayelizabeth 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 23

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    No Longer

    I am no longer in a long distance relationship. I no longer fall asleep on the phone. I no longer send a text as soon as I wake up. I no longer talk about how much I wish I could hold her. I no longer fantasize about being with her everyday. I no longer wait for months to...
    Vyppaaa11 Vyppaaa11 31-35, M 51 Responses May 20, 2013

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    Message To All Those In Long Distance....

    I did it for 8 years. We met at 16. We are 24 now. If it is meant to be it will work out. It will be hard, you will both screw up, make mistakes, yell and scream, cry... but if you can learn to forgive, to trust, to communicate... to appreciate your time together... to see the...
    buttafwy buttafwy 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 13, 2013

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    It's a nostalgic feeling that

    after a year, I stumbled across this website again. I read my old posts that are mostly about my struggles of being in a long distance relationship. Most of them about missing him and hoping I will be able to be with him soon. A year has passed and a lot of things has happened...
    katyyoung katyyoung 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 16, 2013

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    I'm 17 from the UK, she's 15 from the USA,

    as things go we've been lucky. We get to Skype every single day, and have skyped every single day since we started dating (Christmas Day, 01:12 am, 2013 - Happiest day of my life). She dragged me out of a deep and dark place, I was depressed, and on the verge of self harm. One...
    JacobC123456 JacobC123456 18-21, M 5 Responses Jun 4

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    my boyfriend comes on Tuesday.

    . I can't even wait.. I haven't seen him since August 1 and with all the doubt from one of my much older wise friends I think I just really need this To see him and I think everything will be confirmed and it will be okay
    CammieBx CammieBx 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Love On The Battlefield

    I am 27 years old and a Gamer. In October 2011 Battlefield 3 came out and I was so excited. I went and got it and was loving the game. Little did I know that I would meet my Mr Right. He of course lives in Norway and I live in the US (East Coast). I never would have thought that...
    nomz711 nomz711 26-30, F 6 Responses Jan 4, 2013

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    He and I will be 8 months in 10 days.

    This relationship is truly one of the hardest things I have done in my life. He is a huge secret, which makes it hard because I love him so much. And I see those meeting videos on youtube and the success stories online, and I cry because I am for them but I know that those...
    poopy0219 poopy0219 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 3

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    He lives 900 miles away,

    but flies to my city frequently for business. His birth home is even farther since he is French. Loving, passionate and attentive, his affections consume me. In two weeks I get to see him again, feel his arms around me, and hear his amazingly sexy voice. Together and apart, it...
    HisMsAdler HisMsAdler 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 22

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    Can't believe it's been two months.

    I know it's still a short period of time but yea, hopefully we could make it till we're old. Cx
    EmotionlessDude EmotionlessDude 13-15, M 4 Responses Dec 8

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    I just got back from taking her to the airport.

    Neither of us wanted to part. It was a wonderful time together though we had an unexpected medical emergency. I think this visit showed we can deal with the bad as well as the good. All I know is I desire you in my life. I was so happy when you said yes Fri evening at the lake...
    itismehello itismehello 46-50, M 2 Responses May 29

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    2 years ago I met this amazing guy online

    and his name was Logan. I was 12 and he was 14, we were just kids talking for fun. But we didn't realize that through out the years we were talking, we were falling in love. I think what really did it was that I was able to talk to him when ever I needed him. He was always there...
    annnnnaxo annnnnaxo 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 4

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    We Met On Yahoo Chat

    One night when I was bored I went on Yahoo chat looking for someone to bug and he messages me. We talked that night for like 5 hours on there. The next day we exchanged phone numbers and we talked everyday. Three months later he asked me to be his gf...I said yes. After a year I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Dec 23, 2012

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    I met my boyfriend about two

    and a half years ago on a video game. After a slightly rocky past between us we got together 7 months ago and it was the best decision I had ever made, he has really made up for what he did and I can love him with all my heart! After almost two years of wondering I finally got...
    EmmaLouiseW EmmaLouiseW 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 30

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    I love my boyfriend to death,

    we've been in a long distance relationship for 6 months. I've known him for about 2 years. I can't imagine life without him. It might sound stupid, but it's true. Even though he's everything I feel like I should break up with him, but I can't. When I think about it, I start to...
    brendyistrendy brendyistrendy 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 29

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    When my lovely lady when back home on Sunday I

    had the worst reaction. I dropped her off at the airport and then made my way to work. I was fine until I started my shift and suddenly I started getting flashes of light and other visual disturbances in my left eye. They eventually went away but I'm convinced it was from the...
    Sapphire89 Sapphire89 22-25 a week ago

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    Hello EP FAMILY. I am here asking

    for help, My name is Citlalli Ramos, I'd like to share this exciment feeling ive got. 3 years ago, I met the most amazing guy on earth and fell in love with him, Unfurgunately god put us on the wrong places to not be Together, i'm 21 years old & from mexico and due i am a full...
    citlalliprincess19 citlalliprincess19 18-21, F Nov 23

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    June 28th, 2012. My first suicide attempt.

    I gave myself six months. You know this, Love. December 28th, 2012. My Sixteenth birthday. I knew how I wanted death to feel, how I wanted it to look. I've told you, Love. December 22nd, 2012. Six days prior to my suicide, you came crashing into my life, Love. I still...
    TwentyTwoReasons TwentyTwoReasons 18-21, M 2 Responses Dec 4

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    Love Story?

    My Love Story <3 I was in a long distance relationship with a guy from France. Mathias is his name, and I was currently living across the ocean from him, it really sucks though. And he is a little bit younger than I am. It all started last year when I was on...
    Canadianchick94 Canadianchick94 18-21, F 54 Responses Dec 28, 2012

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    Today,,,, Today my LDR ends Today,

    ,,, We begin the rest of our lives together
    itismehello itismehello 46-50, M 5 Responses Oct 1

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    yup i am in a long distance

    and i love it. I love exchangin email,chatting and talking to him everyday :) he make me so happaayyyyy :) but to be honest i would admit it can get tough sometimes very very tough and sometimes i even fear that it wont work out :( but he is always there to make me believe hat...
    Angelina1992 Angelina1992 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 16

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    I met the love of my life on a domestic flight

    (I had a connecting international flight to UK) four and a half years ago. He is half way around the world from me but we haven't stopped talking, messaging and emailing eachother ever since. How quickly did your relationship progress, did you hold back or did you pour your...
    ColetteR ColetteR 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 27

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    For starters, they aren’t

    as hard or as much as a struggle as they may seem. People make them more of a challenge than what they really are. People think distance “plays a factor” in a long distance relationship. It really isn’t a factor. It’s more of a test. An obstacle. A true long...
    NatashaMitchell NatashaMitchell 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 5

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