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I Am In a Long Distance Relationship

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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 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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    Mustangdudeyeah Mustangdudeyeah 22-25, M 2 Responses 13 hrs ago

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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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    I miss him so much. I hate this.

    I hate feeling like this. I wish we lived closer to each other
    toni701 toni701 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I'm new to this group :) I'm wondering how you

    strong ladies who have children deal with the distance and how you adapt to being a single mom for whatever length your husband is away??
    ashiesue ashiesue 26-30, F Jun 15

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    diamante94 diamante94 18-21, M a week ago

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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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    There is no long distance in LOVE.

    It always finds a way to bring two hearts together, no matter how many miles are between them.
    vjeneva vjeneva 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 8

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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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    We met while he was going to college in my city.

    He recently finished up his year and he decided to change schools because he was having a hard time. I'll also be going away for school in the fall so we will hardly be able to see each other. It's been a few months apart and we've only seen each other once and it's pretty hard...
    toni701 toni701 18-21, F Jun 21

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    This distance is hard!

    I'm ready for us to move together. Planning and saving has been the hardest to do!
    missteen2 missteen2 36-40, F Jun 16

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    Hello folks. I have been dating long distance

    an absolutely loveable man since last 6months while he was finishing up medical school. we have traveled along quite a bit, on long weekends, state to state. he finished school and got relocated to Hawaii for 4years and i am worried how this will work. i live in San Francisco...
    cali1234567890 cali1234567890 31-35, F Jun 14

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    I feel like my long distance relationship is

    falling apart. Oh my God. =(
    vjeneva vjeneva 22-25, F 5 Responses Jun 14

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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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    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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    "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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    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 18-21, F 14 Responses Jun 10, 2007

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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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    Thanks to this app I have a boyfriend

    and he is my world and I will never want to lose him.
    Jflores1212 Jflores1212 13-15, M 2 Responses Jun 15

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    The distance is really starting to get to me.

    I feel frustrated when I see other couples together or if I watch a movie and see a couple all snuggled up...but I really do care for him, when I see him on skype I can't help but smile and even when I see him in person it makes the waiting so worth it....i just wish I could see...
    tyeshamari tyeshamari 18-21, F 7 Responses 3 days ago

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    So I posted in here once before,

    years ago, and the relationship didn't end up working out. Now I'm trying an LDR for real, and I don't think I really understood how hard it would be. I guess I just need some hugs right now, but it's only been three weeks and there's months left before we can see each other...
    violetdeath violetdeath 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 12

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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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    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, 2014

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    vjeneva vjeneva 22-25, F 5 Responses Jun 16

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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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    since today, my girlfriend is gone,

    she's now flying to US with her family, we promised each other love and enought strenght to "survive" this period.. She has a 5 years visa, but she would like to come back in almost two years. Maybe more, maybe less.. Till now i'm sure about one thing: i'm going to visit her, no...
    Ignifer Ignifer 22-25, M 1 Response 2 days 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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    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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    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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    junipersun21 junipersun21 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 18

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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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    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...
    jamiacc11 jamiacc11 26-30, F Jun 15

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    they say distance binds 2 hearts

    but i think there are more downsides to it... it ideally should bring them closer but from a practical stand point i still am trying to understand the mechanism.. God help me.
    simplychat simplychat 26-30, F 3 Responses Jun 12

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    My love and I have been together

    for 2 and a half years...Of that we lived 30 hours apart for 2 years and 5 months, I moved to his town a month and a half ago...Im so happy to be with him, I cant say that it wasnt hard to be apart, especially for so long, but he is my true love and we always made it work...Due...
    Serenittyrose Serenittyrose 18-21 2 Responses Jun 12

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    My boyfriend and I live two hours away from

    each other - as I live in New York and he lives in Pennsylvania - and we see each other probably 1 - 2 times monthly. He is in the PA National Guard, and works as a Truck Driver for a freight company. I just finished my MA in Early Childhood Dual Ed (graduated in May). We met...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I don't know if living an hour

    and a half away from each other is long distance but I see him once a week and wish it was more. Between that and the 2 texts a day, feels like it
    heysarahj heysarahj 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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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 52 Responses May 20, 2013

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    Im currently in a 1 year

    and 6 months LDR.I met my bf online.We are so madly inlove,we txt and talk day and night but i wish my bf would skype more with me.I envy other couples that skype more than just talking on the phone.We live so far apart he is from the US and im from NZ so it would be alot easier...
    HazelX0 HazelX0 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 18

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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, 2014

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    Sure I don't get to see him everyday,

    but it's not going to be like this forever. I won't give up, not this time. We shall meet and continue our love story in person <3
    esmer2496 esmer2496 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Someone please talk me down off of my crazy

    cliff! I really hate instagram and social media. I just commented on his new picture and within like seconds it was gone?!?!?! WTF!!! There are few things that make me crazy but fooling with instagram is one of them. What he doesn't realize is I will comment on every last photo...
    Theartsmusic Theartsmusic 22-25, F 14 hrs ago

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    My long distance boyfriend of 4.

    5 years is coming to visit in 2 weeks! I'm so excited! (Also excited to join a group of people in LDRs!)
    Rinners Rinners 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 10

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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...
    coalibri coalibri 18-21, F 6 Responses Feb 1

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