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I Am In a Long Distance Relationship

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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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    "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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    EasyOrange EasyOrange 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 24

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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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    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'm not yet in a long distance relationship

    but I will be in the near future because my boyfriend is leaving for college. He'll only be four hours away from me but I mean obviously I'm scared that he'll leave and find someone he likes and will want to be with them because it's more convenient. I trust him and everything...
    millerjo1 millerjo1 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 13

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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 a week ago

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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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    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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    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 4 days ago

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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 4 days ago

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    I see about in average

    once a week :). But it is worth it. Once we see each other, we get the biggest hugs to each other. I love him.
    hopeespe hopeespe 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 28

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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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    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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         We met

    as children at my uncles school when we were 11, I thought the way she did her hair was cute, she thought I was handsome, we texted back and forth for a while.     I moved to Australia for the next 9 years and we forgot each other, or so I thought.   ...
    Evoblue Evoblue 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 19

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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 17 hrs ago

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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 6 days ago

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    Countdown- last day. I'll meet her

    for the first time on afternoon tomorrow. 3 months. It's fast, long, sad, mad, tears, loneliness, doubtful, joys, happiness, touched, and gratefulness. Everything will restart again once we finally meet each other. Trust-respect-share-compromise. If she is the one, you will...
    EasyOrange EasyOrange 18-21, F 4 Responses a week 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 3 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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    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...
    dalidacc11 dalidacc11 26-30, F Apr 21

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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 2 days ago

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    So much emotional pain bottled inside.

    I just can't bring myself to fully let it out. Keep subconsciously holding it in.
    cnguyen138 cnguyen138 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 20

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    I'm in long distance relationship.

    We are 10,000 miles away. We have been talking for 1.5 yrs. We call ourselves boyfriend and girlfriend but we never met. He planned to visit me lot of time but due to financial problem, he hasn't had a chance yet, but I'm willing to risk. i think it will be worth :) Ps. I'm...
    Thissmomo Thissmomo 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 27

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    junipersun21 junipersun21 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 18

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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 a week ago

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    I'm a Filipina (woman from the Philippines)

    and I met a Black American man during my training in Texas, USA in Dec 2014. He's 14 years older than me but he doesn't look like his age because he looks younger. I'm 29 and he's 43. Even if I went back to my country, he kept on communicating with me & we gave ourselves a...
    firetiger86 firetiger86 26-30, F 5 Responses Apr 20

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    7 hours has never felt

    so far away 😓
    emjagrace emjagrace 13-15, F 10 hrs ago

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    I am not in one, but I've been watching YouTube

    videos for the past hour or so and my heart aches for are of you people in a LDR.... and dang its so fudging cute thought, when they first meet, aah love, sweet innocent love you makes us do crazy things in life, but we still can't get enough of you !!
    holyteenobserver holyteenobserver 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 28

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    44 year old male "dating" a 27 year old single

    mom from 1600 miles away. 2.5 months into it. Have never met yet. Any success stories out there? How long did you wait to meet the first time? This is turning out to be a challenge. I'm well set (25 years) into my career. She hasn't found hers yet, unsure of her direction. I...
    DaddyDocScout DaddyDocScout 41-45, M 5 Responses Apr 13

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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 2 days 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 4 days ago

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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 20 mins 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 52 Responses May 20, 2013

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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 a week ago

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    this year will make four years

    since my bf and i have been together and three years since our relationship has been long distance. i need some tips om stuff that can make our relationship exciting even from a distance. i googled it and some of the stuff seem like they were taken from a eomantic movie... in...
    evasweet evasweet 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 25

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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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    I am 17 and in a long distance relationship

    with a guy my age who lives 50 miles away. On Thursday we will have been together for 4 months. I know I am still young and he's not that far away but we talk and it's like it's going to be forever. But since we've properly been meeting up it's been getting so much harder...
    livs98 livs98 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 26

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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'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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    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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