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I Am In a Long Distance Relationship

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 8,034 People

    I don't want to act as a needy girlfriend.

    I disdain those who act like a clingy baby of a girl who would die without their men by their side. But then that's how it feels. I miss him so much, it hurts. It will take several months or years before I see him again. If only I knew it will be this hard, I never should've...
    theworldneedsme theworldneedsme 18-21, F 1 Response May 11

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    junipersun21 junipersun21 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 18

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    💕 Counting the days

    until I get to see your face again
    Jessicalouise97 Jessicalouise97 16-17, F May 9

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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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    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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    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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    My Turkish Teddy bear

    and I are celebrating a year this month !!! He also just got a new job so Iam pretty excited we can finally start saving for the trip to South Africa.
    vidaillustrates vidaillustrates 22-25, F May 7

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    I will finish university in June 2018.

    Then planning to move in with my boyfriend who lives 1000km away from me. We've been together for 7 months, seeing each other for most of the time. is it worth waiting? will this work?
    fosterpaste fosterpaste 18-21, F 1 Response May 14

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    It has been 4 years since I met her,

    and we spent two wonderful years living together... and it's 2 years since I had to move to another country leaving her at home country for studies. I can manage to visit her once in 4-5 months staying about for 2 weeks, but I must say each time have to leave again it's harder...
    Respectivity Respectivity 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 30

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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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    gofund.me/t9se228 well here is my link

    for my finding let me tell you a little bit about me well My name Is Mandy I am in a long distance relationship from the past 3 years and my boyfriend lives in India and I am from the Usa I made this funding program to help me raise enough money to go visit him because I don't...
    americangal americangal 16-17, F 1 Response May 4

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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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    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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    I still find it surreal

    as I write this, that one day 6 years ago,by sheer accident I stumbled upon a man on a social networking site. I had no experience whatsoever of online chatting. We were both expecting to find anything,least of all love.Both had endured personal tragedies in the same year 2003...
    andromeda andromeda 46-50, F 6 Responses Jan 28

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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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    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 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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    That's my Girl!!! I'm

    so humbled to have my met my girlfriend here. It was unexpected. We began chatting like crazy and it hasn't stopped since September. Baby, if you're reading this, please know that my love for you has been the strongest it's ever been. So I say to thank you for loving me the way...
    TCL009 TCL009 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 1

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    ..that is going to end soon.

    Before, he made me so happy. Now, he makes me cry more than smile.
    faultinourgeography faultinourgeography 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 29

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    My boyfriend and I have been together

    for quite some time but are 800+ miles apart and seeing each other is far from easy. I personally believe the distance makes our bond stronger but am surrounded by people who believe the distance makes our relationship less real.
    onebrokegirl onebrokegirl 18-21, F 3 Responses May 14

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    I fell in love with the most amazing girl in

    the world whom I met here on EP. Same state and actually kind of close. We grew close and now, almost a year later, we're as in love as the very first day. Just saying, don't give up people. You're soulmate's out there. And if you're reading this babe, then yes, I love you...
    ThatGuyDaniel ThatGuyDaniel 18-21, M 2 Responses May 5

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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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    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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    11months of not holding hands ,

    kissing each other goodnight .Its takimg a toll on me , I must admit.
    vidaillustrates vidaillustrates 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 29

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    We have been together

    for 3 months and in a month from now I have to move to Sweden for 4 months for a job opportunity. It kills me to know that he's a great guy and I love him and it may not work not because of us but because it's too soon to be separated that long. Wish me luck, I'll keep posting...
    silvis silvis 18-21, F 1 Response May 2

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    Finally after four months,

    baby and I are reuniting! I can't wait 😍 missed him so much. Falling asleep in his arms again is going to feel absolutely amazing.
    venusV244 venusV244 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    My boyfriend lives in the U.

    S. and I live in Australia. We've been together for 1 year 5 months. I just want to be in his arms..
    mjsxcape mjsxcape 18-21, F 3 Responses May 11

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    She moved back to Nepal 6 months ago.

    I live in the Midwest, U.S.A. It's weird not seeing her but I think our relationship will work out somehow.
    chrima10 chrima10 36-40, M May 10

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    My long distance boyfriend says he is crazy

    about me and that he isn't changing me for anything and that I have no idea how much he loves me, yet every time I try and make effort he ignores me all the time I mean I don't want to seem needy it's just it would be nice if he could actually take 5 minutes to answer my message...
    Elise96 Elise96 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    how to break up with my boyfriend?

    I can't seem to be able to break up with him.. I don't find it easy to do it.. what can you say??? I need an advice ... hes my first boyfriend and I don't know what to say.
    aikincadalzo aikincadalzo 16-17, F 5 Responses May 2

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    It hurts when you have someone in your heart

    but can't have them in yours arms.
    hoplessromance hoplessromance 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    Hehe I love him <3 we're

    so getting married and he's letting me propose but the best news of all is he'll be coming out to Cali to visit me and I will finally be able to have him here with me
    EpicBrotato EpicBrotato 13-15, M 2 Responses May 3

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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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    With the love of my life.

    We met 15 years ago, after breaking up I moved and we lost contact. Now we have been reunited. After another break up in 2013 I moved back to TN. We have decided to get back together and now I'm trying to move her down here so we can truly be together again!
    hoodoo77 hoodoo77 31-35, M 1 Response Apr 29

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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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    I love in Italy and my boyfriend in Cali,

    we have been in a relationship for four years and a half. Will marry this year in Cali, so I suppose our relation has gone well :)
    AlexPaterson AlexPaterson 36-40, M May 8

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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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    "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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    currently in a LDR and have been

    for 9 months with this incredible guy that lives in new zealand and i live out in california. He recently came and stayed with me for a month for the first time and needless to say was the best time of my life! Having to say goodbye to him after dropping him off at the airport...
    crisslene crisslene 18-21, F 1 Response May 7

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    Me and my boyfriend have been together

    for almost 2 years. Also we've both never been in a relationship before and i feel that's crazy in a good way. I can't believe he has SO much in common with me and loves me for who i am. Honey i'm not passing up that lol xD I live in the UK and he lives in the US. We communicate...
    CandyDreamsx CandyDreamsx 22-25, F 2 Responses May 6

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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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    My LDR boyfriend and I have never met

    and we don't actually know when we might meet. We have been together for a year and I love him with everything inside of me, but the distance is killing me and I don't know how healthy this relationship is. I'm beginning to think that all the late nights talking and thinking...
    poopy0219 poopy0219 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 30

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    7 hours has never felt

    so far away 😓
    emjagrace emjagrace 13-15, F 1 Response May 6

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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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    Every single day passes by me.

    I don't think that someone has ever had the effect on me. It like she's my fearless addiction. I feel her at the end of my fingertips. She is right there. My my thoughts and feelings hit me like a train racing through the wind and it's all so clear to me. She's everything I've...
    TCL009 TCL009 41-45, F 4 Responses Jan 9

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    We have been together

    for eight months, soon to be nine, I did something that I thought I would never do in a relationship - cheat - a guy gave me oral. I backed out but he convinced me to keep going with what was happening. I am not sure how I should tell my boyfriend. A guy friend of mine, that I...
    throughourowneyes throughourowneyes 18-21, F 2 Responses May 2

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