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I Am In a Long Distance Relationship

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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 4 Responses Aug 6

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    junipersun21 junipersun21 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 18

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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 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 5 days 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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    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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    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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    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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    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'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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    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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    (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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    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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    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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    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 need girlfriends who are in this kind of

    relationship to talk to.. like pep talk or something.
    laulaud laulaud 18-21, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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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 2 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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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 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 6 Responses Aug 5

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 6 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Me and my boyfriend are in a distance

    relationship, he lives in India and I live Anerica .
    islover123 islover123 13-15, F 11 Responses Jul 29

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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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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