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I Am In a Long Distance Relationship

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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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    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 3 hrs ago

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    How can I make this relationship stronger &

    keep us together (even tho he said were fine and he's not going anywhere...)
    kaylalovesmikey kaylalovesmikey 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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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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    It hurts when you have someone in your heart ,

    but you can't have them in your arms ! :(
    Nayera Nayera 16-17 1 Response Aug 18

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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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    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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    Ive been in a relationship with a guy

    for 3 months. We met online a year ago, but didn't start properly talking until about 5 months ago. I always scoffed at people who said that they were in love with someone they met online, but something just clicked between us. Only problem is... He lives in LA and I live London...
    jessiejp jessiejp 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 22

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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 finally met my long distance love

    for over year we have known each other. He wasn't that short like I thought he was and he was way more handsome then he's pictures. He's smile, laugh, the way he smelt, and even his cute eyes were all so perfect. We drove around and visited his family and friends. We also ate...
    jellyrolls34 jellyrolls34 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 5

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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 1 Response Aug 19

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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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    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'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 tests your bond of love

    for one another, as well as patience. There will always be that feeling of insecurity, worry and haste towards one another but that's what makes the love so strong in the relationship. You love each other to the point where you'd do anything to keep it from fading. I love my bf...
    jahfeel jahfeel 18-21, F Dec 17, 2013

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    3 days after being in a relationship I found out

    that my boyfriend was moving away and in that week he did. We are about to be at 10 months and this relationship has been quite complecated. At first it was great, you know you think this is going to be a great relationship, we will never fight, but then my relationship became...
    catnat10 catnat10 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I was till 8/25 then she ripped my heart out

    and apparently doesn't give a ****.
    muppetmaster muppetmaster 41-45, M 1 Response 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 Aug 15

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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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    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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    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 Aug 15

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    We Met On Yahoo Chat

    One night when I was bored I went on Yahoo chat looking for someone to bug and he messages me. We talked that night for like 5 hours on there. The next day we exchanged phone numbers and we talked everyday. Three months later he asked me to be his gf...I said yes. After a year I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Dec 23, 2012

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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 4 Responses Aug 19

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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 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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    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 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 2 Responses Aug 16

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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 Aug 16

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    My life my heart my soul my meaning my other

    half my soul mate my destiny my reason to smile my reason to live my everything my love my boyfriend the love of my life lives 356.4 miles 6 hours and 55 minutes away from me and i can't wait until the day when he is 0 miles away 0 hours away and 0 minutes away when he right...
    SophieArmoniaMarkezzie SophieArmoniaMarkezzie 18-21, F 2 Responses a week 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 19-21, F 14 Responses Jun 10, 2007

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    I don't know if it's going to be a long one

    but here we go! So it started when we were playing an Online Game and we chatted along the way, I remembered I was the first one to say something about the game and we somehow get way too personal in less than a week, talking about stuff we would never ever let anyone knew...
    JustWonder21 JustWonder21 18-21, F Aug 18

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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 Aug 20

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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 Aug 16

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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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    Okay here's my story,

    i met a guy online, we became best friends on internet. I know his full background, he know my full background too. I even met his father, brother and grandpa. He knows my friends and best friends i know his friends too. One time he told me that he already been here in my...
    AnnieChua AnnieChua 18-21, F 1 Response 2 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 Aug 20

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    Update: Things are going good.

    We've talked a lot and both agree we are not the same as when we first started dating and we'd like to change that. So far things have been amazing, and we're clearing more time in our busy lives to talk with each other.
    Justianna Justianna 18-21, F 15 hrs ago

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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 Aug 18

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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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    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!
    Ellyhi Ellyhi 13-15, F Aug 17

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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 Aug 17

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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 Aug 19

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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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    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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    He's amazing and i love him

    so much! I cant wait till i can see him in person!!
    BabyGirlAtHeart BabyGirlAtHeart 13-15, F 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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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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    It appears my level of importance has been

    knocked down a few levels. I can honestly say I'm not handling it well at all. Possible updates in the future, have a good day everyone.
    Justianna Justianna 18-21, F 4 days ago

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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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    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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    ShanSai ShanSai 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 15

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    I miss him. Things aren't the same.

    Like they were when I could see him everyday and night. I rarely see him and it hurts because I am alone so alone. I lost all my friends when I had to move. So he is the only one I talk to. No one in my family talks to each other and my sister is gone living her own life and we...
    masutak masutak 18-21, F 1 Response 15 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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    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 5 Responses Aug 30, 2012

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