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I Am In a Long Distance Relationship

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 7,892 People

    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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    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 53 Responses Dec 28, 2012

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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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    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 5 Responses Nov 23, 2013

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    MAC619 MAC619 16-17, F a week ago

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    I've been in a long distance relationship

    for 11 months and after 4 visits to see him I'm moving to his home state next month. I'm so nervous and excited to start a life together.
    Ceryneh Ceryneh 26-30, F Jan 17

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    He is on his way back to his life in the states

    and me to get on with my life here..I miss him so.. I need him by my side.. I need him laying next to me ... I was buzzing with his energy when I got home but nothing feels right in my life here..
    Sixofhearts Sixofhearts 41-45, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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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 3 Responses Jan 1

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    My boyfriend and I started dating July 7th.

    He has been my best friend for a year and a half before we ended getting together. He is true love of my life. He truly does make me happy. January 10th, I made a big move from Texas to Alaska to finish up school. So far I can say that our relationship has gotten a whole other...
    Brittbratt7714 Brittbratt7714 18-21, F 21 hrs ago

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    Probably the worst time ever in an LDR is

    when something happens to your love and you are not able to be right there by their side.. We are all very lucky today to have all the options to communicate and keep a relationship alive.. I don't know what I would have done.. I love you baby. Forever and Always.. xoxoxoxoxo
    lovinlife2014 lovinlife2014 46-50, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    hey ya'll, so I was recently in a car accident

    and I was knocked unconscious. When I woke up I didn't remember anything from the last two years including my boyfriend whom I'm in a ldr with. My memory has come back for the most part but it's still really blurry especially my memories of him. I don't remember the feeling of...
    irongirl135 irongirl135 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I can't stop thinking about you babe.

    Could I think it's because of this babe.
    TCL009 TCL009 41-45, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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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 was in a long distance relationship,

    as of just a couple of minutes ago...
    BrookeAntina BrookeAntina 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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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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    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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    Awkwardly enough, we met on omegle.

    Back in November, I was home alone and bored- just looking for someone to chat with. I went on omegle, in the beginning it was quite the let down. All I saw was penises, and no one wanted to chat without seeing my boobs first. I knew this was how it was going to be, but I had...
    highonlife16 highonlife16 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    i trust my boyfriend very much we barely talk

    though because he has two jobs so it be a few hours before We speak again but we never go a day without texting each other umm that's important never get into your partners way let them do what they got to do long distant relationships are not easy they are tough u just can't...
    clilishad clilishad 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    It kinda sucks somedays

    but it's worth it for someone who cares about you.
    idonutunderstandfoodpuns idonutunderstandfoodpuns 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 19

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    Its has been 5 1/2 years intercontinental ($) I

    have children and cant move I don't know if I will ever move.. We love each other deeply but I feel stuck with one foot there and the other here. I have become sad, not enjoying my life alone, I used to. I feel I am lacking of stability, any thoughts? I hate to feel these...
    apf1999 apf1999 31-35, F 4 days ago

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    You should fall in love with someone

    who inspires me. I say this because that what she's done for me. She's my inspiration for my life today and will thereafter. I love you baby.
    TCL009 TCL009 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 19

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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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    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 mostly listen to Ed Sheeran

    and Sam Smith when I am in a difficult part of my relationship
    BrookeAntina BrookeAntina 18-21, F 7 Responses 5 days ago

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    Nayera Nayera 16-17 3 days ago

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    It is seriously the hardest relationship I have

    ever been in. we have been together for almost a year and used to live together in California. but for the past few months we have been in a long distance relationship. He decided to move back to the east coast where he is from after he graduated college to be closer to his...
    fractalpterodactyl fractalpterodactyl 26-30, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I met a guy from a dating site

    and we started as friends corresponding through emails and Skype. Until such time our friendship grew and we fell in love on line..we were in relationship for 10 months and he decided to visit me for the first time. He came to visit my country and met my family and friends. He...
    Maces Maces 51-55, F 2 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    I met my boyfriend in person a month ago today

    those 7 days with him were the best 7 days of my life XOXO
    ccher95 ccher95 18-21, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    My boyfriend and I met one New Years

    and had a thing, though neither of us thought it would go anywhere, but in the end it obviously did. Everyone thought we were crazy, but here we are 11months later, in love and so completely happy. Before I was in this relationship I thought long distance was crazy and...
    cokeainbliss cokeainbliss 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 15

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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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    For me the worst part of my long distance

    relationship, aside from the terrible missing of her body at times are not being physically able to help her with her chores when she is really busy, and especially the impossibility of hugging her when she is feeling down, and telling her, both with my lips and body 'i am with...
    Danceofhours Danceofhours 41-45, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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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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    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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    I'm in a long distance relation me

    and my boyfriend talk / video chat 24/7 Today he told me that we talk too much .. I feel like he doesn't want nothing with me no more , or if he's just tiered of me nd our relationship /: I'm so hurt rn
    MAC619 MAC619 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 19

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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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    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 Responses Aug 30, 2014

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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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    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 7 Responses Aug 30, 2012

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    MrsHouhouland MrsHouhouland 26-30, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Today,,,, Today my LDR ends Today,

    ,,, We begin the rest of our lives together
    itismehello itismehello 46-50, M 5 Responses Oct 1, 2014

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    I am in a LDR since almost 3 years ,

    we are over 1000 km apart ,im polish and he is filipino , the thing is that i met him like 3 times till now ,my parents are racist and forbade me to be with him ,but my life was always a mess and I've tried to kill myself many times ,he is the only reason why I am still alive...
    edytka edytka 16-17, F 4 Responses 2 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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    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 51 Responses May 20, 2013

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    He lives in England,

    and I live in Ohio.. just to clear up the references. His favorite thing in the world is the story of the phoenix, as well. so bear with me on this... If you'll be the phoenix, I'll be the fire To love and hold you until our hearts desire. If you'll be the beast, then I'll be...
    CrimMonroe CrimMonroe 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    Your clothes on my floor.

    .. ** what my brain keeps telling me over and over. I love you baby.
    TCL009 TCL009 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 19

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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 5 Responses Jan 9

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    I am in a long distance relationship with my

    boyfriend. I have been judged due to our age as well as the age gap. I have told the few friends I have. Only one is aware that it is long distance, and even she hasn't really supported us. I know what she is coming from, but that isn't changing my feelings. My parents know...
    Pinkstarx Pinkstarx 13-15, F 3 Responses Jan 19

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    Before U say how spoiled I am

    and how it's easy for me, well ima tell U the relationship I'm in. He lives in gib it's by England and I live in Los Angeles califoirna. It's not a walk in the park he ha to stay up till 2 am for we can even talk. I love him so much.. But it gets hard at times like on the...
    stelliester stelliester 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    The best thing that ever happen to me my bf

    <3 a year back we met threw ps3 we became close then started dating I feel rely loved and cared about I've been threw a lot that honesty made me rely depressed he makes me feel important and actually worth something as stupid as I sound I dnt know what I'll do with out him...
    MAC619 MAC619 16-17, F Jan 19

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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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    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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