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I Am In a Long Distance Relationship

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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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    Well I have been in this relationship

    for pretty much a year now and I am trying to get my boyfriend to me but he has no means of transportation so I guess there's gonna be an even longer wait
    Foreverme16 Foreverme16 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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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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    junipersun21 junipersun21 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 18

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    It was a relationship

    that Andromeda had never envisaged happening lest of all to her . Surreal and uncanny . One day by sheer accident Andromeda stumbled upon a man on a social networking site. She had no experience of online chatting. Although he was an accomplished internet user given his...
    andromeda andromeda 46-50, F 6 Responses Jan 28

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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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    Things are getting tough at the moment.

    It's the busy season at his job and he's been very exhausted when coming home from work and a lot of times just showers eats and falls asleep...lately without calling to say goodnight. And although I understand he's tired and all he wants is to rest, I can't help but be upset...
    venusV244 venusV244 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    So I haven't talk to my bf

    for a month since I when to visit him... Because we lives so faraway from each other... But just now he text me saying this "Hey. How are you we need to uhmm probably get a couple things straight i dont want nothing unfinished" but idk what to answer him back..?! I need help
    ddanniiella ddanniiella 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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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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    I feel like this ldr isn't real

    because it's at a distance. like we just sit around fantasizing and using our imagination on what things could be like together. recently he was supposed to fly out to see me but couldn't get on the flight because of reasons I am to embarrassed to even mention because because it...
    kitakakes kitakakes 22-25, F Jul 12

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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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    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 have a sad, but quite long story to tell all

    of you. It is not my story to tell- rather my friends story, but I just want to see what you all think. I will not use her actual name or the boys actual name, so just be aware that these names are false. My friend's name is Olivia. She is my roommate in our dorm. I love her...
    mhenry98 mhenry98 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 17

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    I don't regret meeting him this way.

    He brings new meaning into my life and I'm so thankful for that. I feel like he brings out a side to me that I didn't know existed.
    lolawolf lolawolf 16-17, F 5 days 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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    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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    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 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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    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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    This past week I have learned

    that you have to be okay with being alone. Don't be afraid to go out to eat alone. Or go to the pool alone. Being alone is okay sometimes. Treat yourself! You shouldn't be upset about it!
    Justsomegirl1519 Justsomegirl1519 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    What would you do if someone told you your long

    distance boyfriend has beent texting to an other girl? she doesn't want him, so there was no more than texting... :( He still says nothing happened...
    BelgiumGirl BelgiumGirl 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 16

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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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    With a fellow ep user :) (HarleyQuinn20) We 've

    just started dating but i can see us going far i'm so happy to have her she's amazing im hers and she's all mine 😍
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 18

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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...
    astrudcc11 astrudcc11 26-30, F 2 days ago

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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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    I'm meeting her for the first time in 5 more

    days!!!!! She is my first girlfriend and I am so in love with her. Ever since I've accepted myself as a lesbian (only recently have I been able to say I am a lesbian and I am proud) I've been more confident and everything makes sense, especially how right it feels to be in love...
    nikaXo nikaXo 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 16

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    It is fairly new and strange in

    so many ways, but for the most part, I will go all in to see where this goes.
    OrphanBlackFan OrphanBlackFan 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    This is how I met my boyfriend!

    D (the first initial of his name) cannot get any better. It was one of those silly nights and I found this new chat site that was tucked away at the very corners of the web. Of course the sex chatroom always had the most people so I joined it and I talked to my usual friends on...
    BestPikaEva BestPikaEva 18-21, F 1 Response 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...
    susancc12 susancc12 26-30, F Jul 13

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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 am in a long distance relationship.

    I met my boyfriend in a social website. He asked me to be his girlfriend. He has lied to me a lot of times, all of which I have witnessed and proven. I keep on forgiving because I have fallen in love with him. In the beginning I wasn't interested at him at all but now that I...
    chillinNumbness chillinNumbness 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    Im in an LDR and sometimes,

    i feel like i want and maybe even need much more than this relationship can give me. Sometimes, it's just not enough to be greeted by a text message. I want a hug. I want a kiss. I want actual dates. I want him to talk to me, to look into my eyes. He's the best thing in my...
    faultinourgeography faultinourgeography 22-25, F 5 Responses 5 days ago

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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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    I am in a long distance relationship.

    He lives sixteen hours away. He's coming down in two weeks to come meet my family and I am truly amazed of how well we've dealt with the distance this far but to anyone who is in a long distance relationship if your truthfully in love with that person and both of you are on the...
    kay203 kay203 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 9

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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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    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 2 Responses Aug 30, 2014

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    I found a wonderful man he is alot older

    than i am.He does seem to show alot of interest in me . He flew from far away to come see me. Everything seems so prfect he tells me i love you and also say it back.For the most we talk about sex and music .Do you think he just want sex..
    davamp13 davamp13 41-45, F 1 Response a week ago

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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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    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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    I am already tired of being lonely

    and sad all the time. I miss being able to communicate without talking. I miss hugging and kissing and holding hands. I miss playing video games together, and just existing around each other. I am really struggling with this long distance thing. I don't want to have to numb...
    thereisnothingwrongwithyou thereisnothingwrongwithyou 22-25, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I'm in love with him he's the best ever

    (TheJoker8) he's so amazing I'm so happy to have him :)
    HarleyQuinn20 HarleyQuinn20 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 18

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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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    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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    In the past we have spoken about connection two

    people can have even though they never met but there is a part of that we have not talked about is the "in sync portion" that appears. You know picking up to tablet at the same time they do as sending off a message or perhaps answering something in the same manner is the...
    uncorkyoursoul uncorkyoursoul 56-60, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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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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    Today I'm flying out to meet my long distance

    girlfriend for the first time! I'm so excited and I'm hoping for the best :). It's going to be a long flight (with the layover it'll be 12hrs), but I just can't wait to meet my first love who is the most amazing girl I've ever known. There's no doubt in my mind that in the week...
    nikaXo nikaXo 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 20

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