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I Am In a Long Distance Relationship

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    Ahw..Perfect World Online Philippines O_o

    I am currently in a long distance relationship, a relationship that started off over the internet one that began as simple chatting but soon began to bloom to something so much more. My girlfriend lives in the North Part of the Philippines and I live in the southern of PH. she...
    xipher xipher 18-21 6 Responses Jan 13, 2009

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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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    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 2 Responses Dec 16, 2013

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    Some ideas that have been lingering in my mind

    that I want to come to terms with. I want to be obedient. I want to follow my Dom's instructions, and feel benefited for having done so. I want to do what is in my best interest. I want to love unreservedly, without restraint or fear of being "clingy/ needy" because of course I...
    findmeholdmeloveme findmeholdmeloveme 18-21 4 Responses Aug 10

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    1700 Miles And Lightyears Apart

    How on Earth do we keep this going? after 4 months of hours upon hours on the phone, countless text messages, and three expensive 'long weekend' trips- My feelings haven't faded, but my grief over separation, and concerns over sustainability grow over time. Is dissolution...
    obroin obroin 51-55, M 9 Responses Nov 7, 2010

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    Today, we were going to be married.

    It was the first date we had talked about. Just in time for my 6 week summer break from school. Instead. He's still in Dallas, asleep. I'm in London, wide awake, typing this on our bed. We haven't seen each other since January 2013. Neither of us able to travel due to family...
    MrsLalaninjacakes MrsLalaninjacakes 26-30, F 7 Responses Jul 27

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    I remember saying to myself

    when I was younger that I would never be in one. Never say never. We met online when I was 16, he was 17. I was always a paranoid person on the internet and wanted to make sure he was the real deal, since I heard so many stories about online experiences. He lives in the south...
    DaQueenB92 DaQueenB92 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    It's so hard. I met him last month at music camp

    and I've never had a deeper emotional connection with any person. We write letters and tell each other we love each other, and I love that, but I miss him so much. The worst part is not getting to kiss him goodnight. I worry a lot that if we were to break up it would be because...
    WhiteRussia WhiteRussia 16-17, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    Hey! So I'm reaching half a year with my babe,

    I was wondering if you guys had any anniversary ideas (small gift ifeas or things to make it more special) to do for long distance relationships? Definitely not mailing something big or anything as I live in Canada and he lives in South Carolina :3
    CammieBx CammieBx 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I've been in a long distance relationship

    for 6 months now, we've been talking for 7. We've never met, we started talking through twitter, and I'm in Wisconsin and he's in Texas. I'm absolutely in love with him, as he is me, but I'm an extremely difficult person. I always feel like I'm pushing him away even though he...
    savannahsays savannahsays 16-17, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    How do you tell your partner,

    a very traditional one, that your interested In BDSM and role playing very taboo things? He's very basic and I want to try what I dream of and crave. How do I explain that without him being too shocked or offended or unwilling
    Tilou420 Tilou420 13-15, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    .

    Early in the morning I rise, just to see your beautiful blue eyes.. When I look at them, am on cloud nine, coz I love your eyes more than I love mine. I handle your hands with care, as if they are gonna melt in the air.. Your hands are so fragile, so devine, I love your...
    Torirodgers Torirodgers 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 10, 2013

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    I absolutely love him,

    so much. I cant even describe how much I love him with words. I never thought I could handle a LDR, but now, I know I can. I really hope it works. Love you forever. <3
    NoOrdinaryDork NoOrdinaryDork 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Just a friendship and that's all I want!

    She's by far my best friend even though she lives over 1,000 miles away!
    IamGods IamGods 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    dominick6 dominick6 13-15, M 4 days ago

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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 8 Responses Oct 5, 2013

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    It's been 3 nearly 4 months,

    me and my boyfriend Marcus are in a LDR and are dying to see eachother.. I live in the U.K, England and he lives in the U.S.A, California! We have to wait 4 years or so to see eachother and it's killing both of us but we know it'll be worth it ;) <3
    XxWolfGirlMidnightxX XxWolfGirlMidnightxX 13-15, F 4 days ago

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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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    My fiancé lives in Oklahoma

    while he's finishing up school. I'm in Dallas with a full time job. We see each other at least every other weekend, sometimes more, but it sucks that we can't be together again (previously together all the time for 1 year) until May 2015.
    alyzzamariee alyzzamariee 22-25, F 5 days ago

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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 56 Responses Dec 28, 2012

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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 am currently in a long distance relationship

    with a guy I started talking to 3 months ago. We text everyday. Good morning and goodnight. We met for the first time last week and I thought everything went well. We've talked everyday since I left, but today I left my phone at home and I had to work. When I got home I expected...
    Jbsc21 Jbsc21 22-25, M 2 Responses a week ago

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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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    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 hate that I can't kiss him all the time,

    and that my dad doesn't want me to stay the night with him bothers me a lot.
    liana10 liana10 13-15, F 1 day ago

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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 6 Responses Nov 23, 2013

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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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    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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    I used to use this site

    for my loneliness & depression, then I met the man I truly believe is my soulmate. Only problem is he lives 4 hours away and we can only see each other once or twice a month. Now I use this site to pass the time when I can't talk to him. Without him I am so lonely and sad. I...
    unpredictableprediction unpredictableprediction 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 10

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    My boyfriend and I have been together

    for 1 year and almost 5 months now (1/10/13) He lives in North Carolina and I live in California. True, long distance relationships have their draw backs (like the fact I don't get to hug him, see him, kiss him, or hear his voice every day) it also has some amazing bonuses too...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses May 31

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    I have been in a long distance relationship

    for over a year, recently it got a lot more difficult because he moved to boarding school where we can barely talk , and I have nothing else that makes me happy
    morticiamortal morticiamortal 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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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 16-17, M 6 Responses Jun 4

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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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    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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    Ugg, inspection went OK,

    but the buyer freaked and came back with a new offer that is too low, so no home sale. :( Dropping asking price 5K and putting it back on the market.
    itismehello itismehello 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 7

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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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    I am in love with a girl from London,

    England. I love her dearly and it kills me inside that I cannot see her or talk to her whenever because of the distance between us...the Atlantic ocean. The only thing I wish is to be where she is and love her. No matter what imperfections that she has, I love her. I wanna move...
    ikagami39 ikagami39 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 9

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    My boyfriend is going to be deployed soon.

    He's going to be in Hawaii while I'm in England, that's going to be an 11 hour difference. We're fine with a 5 hour difference but i'm scared that the change is going to cause problems, has anyone else had this big of a time difference and if so do you have any tips on dealing...
    jessicalouisexo jessicalouisexo 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 7

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    My girlfriend is telling me she isn't sure

    if she wants to stay with me but she says she still loves me and doesn't want to leave. She is very confused because of her own personal issues. I try so hard to help her but I have the habit of getting jealous easily and there's this guy she recently met and she isn't sure of...
    AntiGameBoy AntiGameBoy 13-15, M 3 Responses 1 day 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 56 Responses May 20, 2013

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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 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Well her house not selling is causing her major

    stress. With that, she is worried it will not sell, and she says she cannot continue the LDR much longer. She has no reason why when asked and says shes not ready to share that right now. :(
    itismehello itismehello 46-50, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Yesterday my girlfriend moved several states

    away. I haven't stopped crying since. I don't know how to stop or what to do, I cannot function...
    LonelyIncubus LonelyIncubus 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 10

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    I've fallen in love with a guy in the

    Philippines, a 12 hour time difference. I don't think I would choose not to love him even if I could, and yet I've never even met him.
    immorethanmymistakes immorethanmymistakes 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 11

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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 40 Responses Nov 12, 2008

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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." ♥
    Cherigirl Cherigirl 41-45, F 5 Responses Dec 14, 2013

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    It really bugs me that he rarely texts me

    and when he does he takes forever to reply and we have super lame conversations. You love me supposedly but no I'm wondering if you really do and if I love you too. Giving me way to much anxiety dude.
    tiredreally tiredreally 16-17, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Well the house is the process of being sold.

    The buyer's lender has already ordered the appraisal. :) It is like a dream. My LDR will be ending in a little more than a month and she will be moving to be with me. :)
    itismehello itismehello 46-50, M 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    How can I do this to him ).

    .; how after all our time together am I supposed to tell you... Nothing would make me happier then to spend forever with you. I promised forever. I promised to spend the rest of my life with you. at least that promise I can keep, I just wish the rest of my life was more then a...
    OkayQuestionMark OkayQuestionMark 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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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 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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    I have been in a long distance relationship

    for almost 10 months so far and during all that time , I've never met my boyfriend yet not even once. Every time I try to plan to meet him everything gets more complicated since I have an over-controlling father who never lets me hang out. So I just stay at home most of the day...
    Nayera Nayera 16-17 Aug 6

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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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