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I Am In a Long Distance Relationship

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    987 days since we've started dating.

    Been apart from each other for over 2 years. 7-8 hours of time difference. I miss her a lot, but I never regretted loving her.
    kwh1990 kwh1990 22-25, M Aug 16

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    So I got a full time job at a cash register to

    help save up money for when my boyfriend can visit from Europe, and today my co-worker asked how we met adn how long we've been together, when I told here we've been chatting from facebook and a game we met on for around 5 years and visited each other last year and this year...
    cherrishJ cherrishJ 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 5

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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, 2014

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    Yesterday was our first anniversary,

    so what did I get in the mail? his shirt and a handwritten letter. I read the letter in front of him and, embarrassingly started tearing up. I have never felt so loved in my life. I cannot wait to have many more anniversaries with him.
    pandaliciousness pandaliciousness 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 10

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    I've been in a long distance relationship

    for about four months now and I'm so in love with this kid. I'm living in NJ and he's living in NE. He's 18, and I'm 16. He's made me the happiest girl in the world, and I wouldn't want to be with anyone but him. I'm so worried though. Yesterday he told me he might be sent to...
    cmast99 cmast99 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 18

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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 4 Responses Nov 23, 2013

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    junipersun21 junipersun21 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 18

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    i need girlfriends who are in this kind of

    relationship to talk to.. like pep talk or something.
    laulaud laulaud 18-21, F 5 Responses a week ago

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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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    Tomorrow, we will have been in this relationship

    for 6 months. I'm blessed to have such an amazing girlfriend. She's my everything. Sure, the distance is challenging, and the schedule even more so, but we manage. And no matter what, we'll be there for each other. I cannot wait to marry her!
    ZK9224 ZK9224 16-17, M 3 Responses Aug 6

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    I finally said yes to this guy i had met online

    like months ago. And so far so good. i just feel weird about the things people say that the feelings we have are not real or what ever. 😰 We talk like everyday and see eachother either through video or pics or leave voice messages. and i dont know...
    laulaud laulaud 18-21, F a week ago

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    Me and my boyfriend are in a distance

    relationship, he lives in India and I live Anerica .
    deleted deleted 26-30 9 Responses Jul 29

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    I've been with my love

    for 4 going on 5 months and the only way I could be happier is if he was here with me. He's the most amazing , interesting and kind hearted person. Which goes well with me because I'm kind but I can be a blunt object too haha. He wants to marry me, loves me completely and is...
    soulpool20 soulpool20 22-25, F 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    There are numerous older men in the world

    who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to find women for dating and companionship. The spokesperson reports that many older men have started finding perfect companions through their...
    alicacc11 alicacc11 26-30, F Aug 19

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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 4 Responses Jun 4, 2014

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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, 2014

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    My boyfriend usually comes every two

    or three weeks. When the weather is bad he stays in town and sometimes I hope the weather is bad. I do miss him often, especially when I see other couples together. When I really really miss him, I call him up and beg him to come over. I tell him Ill cook his favorite meal, with...
    KuriousKyah KuriousKyah 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 21

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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, 2014

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    It was a relationship

    that Andromeda had never envisaged happening lest of all to her . Surreal and uncanny . One day by sheer accident Andromeda stumbled upon a man on a social networking site. She had no experience of online chatting. Although he was an accomplished internet user given his...
    andromeda andromeda 46-50, F 6 Responses Jan 28

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    They were so simple but the last 3 days were

    perfect. I am bummed he had to go back home but I'm glad he got to come visit for a few days.
    thereisnothingwrongwithyou thereisnothingwrongwithyou 22-25, F Aug 13

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    We met two years ago in an online game.

    I never saw it coming... We clicked immediately, but both of us were in long term committed relationships. A friendship and flirtation sparked between us that carried over from the online game into Facebook. He was there for me always..good times and bad..even during one of the...
    BleedingDesperation BleedingDesperation 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 8

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    I don't know how to cope with not seeing him

    for so very long. Trying to find the strength to be the strong independent woman I am meant to be. He had decided that he doesn't want to be with me until I can pull myself together. My problem is I worry and think to much during the time of being apart.
    ladylonewolf89 ladylonewolf89 26-30, F 3 Responses a week ago

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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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    I will try to be strong.

    I will use all the adversities that come at me like a battle that I must win so I can be happy in the future. I will become a strong woman that can stand on her own until the day I can be with the one I love. Time and miles will not make me a quitter or a fool. I will use them...
    cherrishJ cherrishJ 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 6

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    We have had some bumpy times along the road

    but we still love each other so very much. I've had my overthinking and over exaggerating moments but I wouldn't let that ruin what i have. I've been with him for 6 months now and it's truly amazing. This has been my longest relationship and I'm proud. Long distance relationship...
    reversethetime reversethetime 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    No more posts in this experience

    for me. She is here and we got married last weekend :)
    itismehello itismehello 46-50, M 4 Responses Oct 14, 2014

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    Okay so I just wanna to write this down I don't

    except advices or comments it's just something I need to take of my shoulders because I have nobody to discuss it with..... Um well I met him in February of this year.... we met thanks to one game I played a lot, I was gamer he was gamer....we were friends at that time but...
    JaneSerenity JaneSerenity 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 10

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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 2 Responses Aug 30, 2014

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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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    Just arrived home (1000 km away from

    where he lives) after a month spent together. I don't know what to do with myself now. I have 3 more years if this and I miss him so much. I feel like I can't be happy when he's not around and I desperately want to go back to him :(
    fosterpaste fosterpaste 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 6

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    * i WAS in a long distance relationship He

    couldn't see a future with me.
    faultinourgeography faultinourgeography 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 1

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    This is the first time I have a long distance

    relationship. I feel sad, I miss him but Eventually I still have to deal with my lonliness, be strong, and be positive!!💪🏻💪🏻I can go through this!!
    Floriana1350 Floriana1350 18-21, F Aug 10

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    7000 Miles Away From Happiness, My Japanese Princess.

    It all started with a friend request over facebook, i added her and from that very moment i was attracted to her which i didn't act on as i had felt it before but this time it was different. For the first few months we didn't really talk so much just a few comments to each other...
    bigal220684 bigal220684 26-30, M 19 Responses Nov 17, 2011

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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 18-21, F 12 Responses Feb 15, 2007

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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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    415 Miles

    This number goes through my brain constantly....  415 miles.  That's how far away my girlfriend is from me.  Oddly enough, we lived REALLY close to each other for a good portion of our lives.  With the same interests, we probably even bumped into each other here or there...
    Ardhanaridream Ardhanaridream 31-35, M 39 Responses Nov 12, 2008

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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 1 Response May 29, 2014

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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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    Well another countdown has started whoop whoop!

    So many good things to look forward to mainly because it is a real holiday for both of us. Not a short visit not a ride along but just the two of us alone together. No schedules to keep and a vehicle to ramble about the Englsh countryside like any other normal couple. Oh yes...
    uncorkyoursoul uncorkyoursoul 56-60, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Hey guys, its been long time im not updating my

    stories. I just have summer break for 3 months so its really break time for me. Past few months my relationship was in worst period, i would like to share this experience with you guys, Therefore hopefully it would motivated you to staying strong in long distance relationship...
    rizkachristanti rizkachristanti 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 2

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    (This is the first time

    that I'm posting something so personal and close to my heart. Ooh, scary.) Ten thousand miles and more than ten countries apart. Living so far away from him has never been easy. We've had many ups and downs, especially early on in the relationship. Perhaps we were unsure, and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Feb 1

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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 1 Response Dec 14, 2013

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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 50 Responses Dec 28, 2012

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    The way we sleep, We make our bed across the

    globe, Forget king and queen size, We prefer transcontinental size, Woven through rich layers of times zones, Our bedroom stretches across oceans and continents, With the horizon for walls and infinite skies for ceilings, Our nights almost seamlessly slide over each other...
    MrSquishy MrSquishy 41-45, M 16 Responses Jul 1

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    I just did one of the hardest things I have

    ever done in my life tonight. I had to say bye to my boyfriend tonight, since I leave for school tomorrow. I handled it so stupidly and I feel terrible. I just don't know what to do. I hate myself.
    AceAroAthe AceAroAthe 16-17, F Aug 14

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    I've been in a ldr for over 7yesrs with my bf.

    .! He's still so sweet to me and we love each other so much!! I cant believe it has been that long:) we're gonna meet up finally this winter <3 I misssss him now:'(
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