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I Am In a Long Distance Relationship

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    meet her about a week

    or so ago on here and we just been talking and then I asked her to be my long distance girlfriend. I completely won her over. Now as long as we last a year, I will be able to visit her after I graduate:)
    barqy barqy 18-21, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    It's been over a year

    and half since I've seen your pretty face. Now I'm 1 day away from holding you in my arms.
    cnguyen138 cnguyen138 18-21, M 18 mins ago

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    I love this guy soooo much

    but he lives like 1000 miles away and I care about him so much and we get along great but we argue a good bit to we are perfectly imperfect for each other and I hate that I love him..
    belles96 belles96 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    I met (let's call him T) T two years ago.

    In April of this year, I had the opportunity to go visit him in Japan and really hit it off with him. We ended up liking each other and started dating. Deep in my mind, I knew that it was going to be difficult. He lives in Japan and I live in America. We both want to make it...
    dreamsheep dreamsheep 18-21, F 1 day 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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    "Long distance relationships do not rely on

    physical love." "Long distance relationships are driven by the love that inspires your heart, mind and soul." ♥
    Cherigirl Cherigirl 41-45, F 5 Responses Dec 14, 2013

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    I'm in a long distance relationship

    and it gets so hard on nights like this when I'm alone and she's not around to comfort me. I love her so much though. We'll meet one day!
    bruhwhatever1 bruhwhatever1 18-21, F Jul 14

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    Being in a relationship is not about kissing,

    dates, or showing off. It's about being with the person who makes you happy..
    TheLadyYves TheLadyYves 16-17, F May 5

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    Yeah and it's terribly lonely right now.

    I met him last year after I moved across the country to start uni. He was an exchange student at my school. We were just hanging out (for like the second time, it was just hanging out) when I found out one of my friends died. I was a horrible wreck and despite the fact that he...
    backflipdog backflipdog 18-21, F Jul 11

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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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    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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    I am and she makes me complete we live 6,

    760 miles apart and 7 hour time difference (which sucks) we Skype every weekend we have to call back a lot as Skype keeps dropping our calls we talk everyday when she is at work I miss her and she misses me we always say goodnight to each other when she goes to bed and when I do...
    boyracer19941 boyracer19941 18-21, M Jul 7

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    We are going to see each other in 2 weeks!

    I am excited and anxious at the same time. We are at that point in the relationship where the honey moon phase is ending. The rush of emotion and love that floods you in the beginning has a subsided and I feel myself pulling away and reconnecting with myself, but I still want to...
    BBopenbook BBopenbook 18-21, F Jul 8

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    9 days,,,,,,, In 9 days I get to see you again,

    ,, For a while, I will not have to rely on my memory to know,,, How it feels like to hold you How wonderfully blue your eyes are How soft you hair is How cheerful your laugh is How soft you lips are How pleasantly delicate your aroma is How it feels to be in the prescence of...
    itismehello itismehello 46-50, M Jul 16

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    It's crazy how one day of spending time with

    him again changed everything so much. We're finally back together after taking a break. The longest break of my life. I love him so much. I guess it really does take loosing something you love to realize how much you couldn't live without them. He takes my break away. Nothing is...
    Adisonmontes Adisonmontes 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    With an absolute gorgeous girl.

    It's been well over a month now and I still feel the same about her as I did when we first dated. She's so sweet, cute, caring, beautiful and down-to-earth. We're both in love and she's the only person I've really opened up to about myself and my unfortunate self-confidence...
    ShaunSAP ShaunSAP 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 13

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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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    We got into a long distance relationship

    after I switched rooms with my sister. The fridge is now so far away. Oh how I miss him.
    ILoveYourSmile ILoveYourSmile 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 10

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    I love him even though he's 2600 miles away.

    .. If we can make it through til I'm done school, I'm moving to Texas to be with him
    xovoxo xovoxo 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    I get to see you again in 2 weeks.

    I am so excited. Your house is going up on sale Monday and the agent mentioned it quite possibly may sell quickly. That would mean you move down to be with me sooner than we thought. That elates me.
    itismehello itismehello 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 11

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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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    How important is communication in a ldr?

    How much communication should be administered in a ldr? Everyday --every other day --weekly-- monthly ?!
    Fatalattraction Fatalattraction 22-25, F 8 Responses Jul 13

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    itismehello itismehello 46-50, M 2 days 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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    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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    Yeah.. I really miss him.

    He's up the block but still
    sashakimi4 sashakimi4 18-21, F Jul 8

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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 just got back from Texas.

    I had so much fun with him, and the next time I go back I will be staying for good. So I got to meet the rest of his family and I also had fun with his friends. But I may have some news for everyone. i'm not sure if this is good or bad news but we don't know for sure. so we...
    JuBear424 JuBear424 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    I feel like a terrible person rightnow.

    .. and I don't know what to do anymore... I'm already in a long distance for 8 months.. He lives 8 hours away by train.. We barely manage to see eachother. The most often we do is every two months? We met 4 times in these 8 months (for long weekends) But by now I'm doubting...
    sahikat sahikat 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 15

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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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    So, me and this girl met online.

    We dated off and on for about a year. Then we started talking again. She lives in North Carolina; I'm in Michigan. We had been together for a while and she went on a trip to visit her aunt who also lives in Michigan. She said that since it wasn't that far away, she might be able...
    somegirlsare somegirlsare 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days 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 am struggling. I am struggling.

    .. there is no other way to put it. I cant be strong. Not today. Its just one of those days and probably not tomorrow. I feel like I do not belong here because he is not here. I want to drop everything and move to North Carolina. I dont know what to do. I have never been this low...
    blankcompositionpages blankcompositionpages 18-21 1 Response Jul 14

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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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    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 53 Responses May 20, 2013

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    cantpick cantpick 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 13

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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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    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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    We text everyday and I love her.

    Sometimes we talk on the phone and we are both awkward and shy. She loves me and and I love her. I didn't think love would find me but it did.
    theghostdog theghostdog 31-35 1 Response Jul 14

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    I am unhappy with my life.

    . 2 years ago i met someone on the internet and i've loved him and can't stop.. Helpp ..
    greekgod10 greekgod10 18-21, M Jul 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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    Tomorrow I will not have to remember what is

    like to be with you as I will be there. Tomorrow
    itismehello itismehello 46-50, M 3 Responses 12 hrs ago

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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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    My boyfriend and I have been together

    for 1 year and almost 5 months now (1/10/13) He lives in North Carolina and I live in California. True, long distance relationships have their draw backs (like the fact I don't get to hug him, see him, kiss him, or hear his voice every day) it also has some amazing bonuses too...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses May 31

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    brownsonana brownsonana 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 8

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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

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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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    I met this guy online a year ago

    and we have been close every since. He finally asked me out and of course I said "yes!". He lives in France so the distance is a problem but we make it work by talking on Skype for at least six hours everyday. I love him even over look all his faults, and I'm sure he loves me...
    linkingold linkingold 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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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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    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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    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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    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'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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