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I Am In a Long Distance Relationship

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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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    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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    "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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    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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    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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    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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    I met a guy online. Actually the website was not

    even built for dating. We met on 9gag. And after talking for a couple of months we started to flirt. We met after 5 months of knowing each other. It was more than amazing and now it's our 8th month. He is from Germany and i am from Turkey. We had 4 visits till now. The last one...
    hazaliscen hazaliscen 22-25, F 7 Responses 13 hrs ago

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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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    I love her so much. It's only been a month

    since we've known each other and we've already been through a lot. No matter what we've gone through we've overcame it. I can't see myself with anyone else. I don't care about the distance we face now I only care about my future with her. I have to wait two years to be with her...
    SullivanTheLegend SullivanTheLegend 16-17, M 2 days ago

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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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    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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    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 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 Aug 22

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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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    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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    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:'(
    totomatoto totomatoto 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 12

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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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    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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    I miss my boyfriend so much right now.

    I get to have a facebook chat with him everyday atleast 1 message. When I'm very very lucky we get enough time before one of us has to sleep to talk on skype. When he has to go to sleep since his hours are far ahead of mine. I feel like I'm alright, I go take a shower, eat...
    cherrishJ cherrishJ 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 4

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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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    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, 2014

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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 3 days 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...
    alliecc11 alliecc11 26-30, F Aug 4

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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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    junipersun21 junipersun21 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 18

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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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    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, 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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    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've been in a long distance relationship with

    a guy 5000 miles away for about a year and a half and I can't imagine being closer to any one person!
    AgnosticVeggie17 AgnosticVeggie17 18-21, F Aug 10

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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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    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 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 Aug 23

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    We've been talking for almost six months

    and I feel like we are getting to nowhere. He don't plan about us.
    lriGlooCyhS lriGlooCyhS 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 12

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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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    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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    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'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 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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    Hello, i am from norway

    and i am 23 years old and i am finally looking for a serious relationship. I have been traveling the world alot and enjoying life but now i feel ready for a serious relationship and a bit more relaxed life with a family after a while. I have a good job and i like to work out...
    Norwegianman Norwegianman 22-25, M Aug 19

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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 Aug 23

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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 a week ago

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    I HAVE FINALLY MET MY LONG DISTANCE BOYFRIEND

    AND I CAN'T BE HAPPIER. I don't know if a person can be happy and sad at the same time, but yeah. I am so happy I finally met him, but I am also sad because yesterday he flew back to The Netherlands. Can't wait to see him again. Now it's time for getting used to him not being...
    geeklane geeklane 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 5

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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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    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...
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