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I Am In a Long Distance Relationship

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    Well another countdown has started whoop whoop!

    So many good things to look forward to mainly because it is a real holiday for both of us. Not a short visit not a ride along but just the two of us alone together. No schedules to keep and a vehicle to ramble about the Englsh countryside like any other normal couple. Oh yes...
    uncorkyoursoul uncorkyoursoul 56-60, M 2 Responses Aug 25

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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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    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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    We have had some bumpy times along the road

    but we still love each other so very much. I've had my overthinking and over exaggerating moments but I wouldn't let that ruin what i have. I've been with him for 6 months now and it's truly amazing. This has been my longest relationship and I'm proud. Long distance relationship...
    reversethetime reversethetime 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 7

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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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    Hello, i am from norway

    and i am 23 years old and i am finally looking for a serious relationship. I have been traveling the world alot and enjoying life but now i feel ready for a serious relationship and a bit more relaxed life with a family after a while. I have a good job and i like to work out...
    Norwegianman Norwegianman 22-25, M Aug 19

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    I've been with my love

    for 4 going on 5 months and the only way I could be happier is if he was here with me. He's the most amazing , interesting and kind hearted person. Which goes well with me because I'm kind but I can be a blunt object too haha. He wants to marry me, loves me completely and is...
    soulpool20 soulpool20 22-25, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    So I got a full time job at a cash register to

    help save up money for when my boyfriend can visit from Europe, and today my co-worker asked how we met adn how long we've been together, when I told here we've been chatting from facebook and a game we met on for around 5 years and visited each other last year and this year...
    cherrishJ cherrishJ 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 5

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    10 days 10 days 10 days 10 days Before I move

    there..... Omg OMG OMG omg omg!!!
    prettyprude prettyprude 31-35, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I will try to be strong.

    I will use all the adversities that come at me like a battle that I must win so I can be happy in the future. I will become a strong woman that can stand on her own until the day I can be with the one I love. Time and miles will not make me a quitter or a fool. I will use them...
    cherrishJ cherrishJ 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 6

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    I have not been on here in a while.

    I first came on here around 2 years ago to see if I could give people advice, or just generally wanted to talk to people. I commented on someones experience and little did I know that the same comment was about to change my life. I did not come on here expecting anything like...
    CannonTop CannonTop 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I love her so much. It's only been a month

    since we've known each other and we've already been through a lot. No matter what we've gone through we've overcame it. I can't see myself with anyone else. I don't care about the distance we face now I only care about my future with her. I have to wait two years to be with her...
    SullivanTheLegend SullivanTheLegend 16-17, M 5 days ago

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    I met a guy online. Actually the website was not

    even built for dating. We met on 9gag. And after talking for a couple of months we started to flirt. We met after 5 months of knowing each other. It was more than amazing and now it's our 8th month. He is from Germany and i am from Turkey. We had 4 visits till now. The last one...
    hazaliscen hazaliscen 22-25, F 7 Responses 3 days ago

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    What does a break up feel like?

    today my girlfriend and I had a talk about how if we don't see each other enough we'll have to split up because she can't handle not seeing me. And I felt horrible. Very upset, I shed some tears and I felt sick, nothing like anything I've felt before (I've had a break up before...
    randomboy42 randomboy42 16-17, M 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I don't know how to cope with not seeing him

    for so very long. Trying to find the strength to be the strong independent woman I am meant to be. He had decided that he doesn't want to be with me until I can pull myself together. My problem is I worry and think to much during the time of being apart.
    ladylonewolf89 ladylonewolf89 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 22

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    i need girlfriends who are in this kind of

    relationship to talk to.. like pep talk or something.
    laulaud laulaud 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 23

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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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    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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    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...
    alicacc11 alicacc11 26-30, F Aug 19

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    I've been in a long distance relationship

    for about four months now and I'm so in love with this kid. I'm living in NJ and he's living in NE. He's 18, and I'm 16. He's made me the happiest girl in the world, and I wouldn't want to be with anyone but him. I'm so worried though. Yesterday he told me he might be sent to...
    cmast99 cmast99 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 18

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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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    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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    We've been talking for almost six months

    and I feel like we are getting to nowhere. He don't plan about us.
    lriGlooCyhS lriGlooCyhS 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 12

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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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    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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    Tomorrow, we will have been in this relationship

    for 6 months. I'm blessed to have such an amazing girlfriend. She's my everything. Sure, the distance is challenging, and the schedule even more so, but we manage. And no matter what, we'll be there for each other. I cannot wait to marry her!
    ZK9224 ZK9224 16-17, M 3 Responses Aug 6

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    I've been in a long distance relationship with

    a guy 5000 miles away for about a year and a half and I can't imagine being closer to any one person!
    AgnosticVeggie17 AgnosticVeggie17 18-21, F Aug 10

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    I've been in a ldr for over 7yesrs with my bf.

    .! He's still so sweet to me and we love each other so much!! I cant believe it has been that long:) we're gonna meet up finally this winter <3 I misssss him now:'(
    totomatoto totomatoto 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 12

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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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    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 50 Responses Dec 28, 2012

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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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    They were so simple but the last 3 days were

    perfect. I am bummed he had to go back home but I'm glad he got to come visit for a few days.
    thereisnothingwrongwithyou thereisnothingwrongwithyou 22-25, F Aug 13

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    987 days since we've started dating.

    Been apart from each other for over 2 years. 7-8 hours of time difference. I miss her a lot, but I never regretted loving her.
    kwh1990 kwh1990 22-25, M 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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    Just arrived home (1000 km away from

    where he lives) after a month spent together. I don't know what to do with myself now. I have 3 more years if this and I miss him so much. I feel like I can't be happy when he's not around and I desperately want to go back to him :(
    fosterpaste fosterpaste 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 6

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    junipersun21 junipersun21 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 18

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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 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 1 Response May 29, 2014

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    I just did one of the hardest things I have

    ever done in my life tonight. I had to say bye to my boyfriend tonight, since I leave for school tomorrow. I handled it so stupidly and I feel terrible. I just don't know what to do. I hate myself.
    AceAroAthe AceAroAthe 16-17, F Aug 14

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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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    Okay so I just wanna to write this down I don't

    except advices or comments it's just something I need to take of my shoulders because I have nobody to discuss it with..... Um well I met him in February of this year.... we met thanks to one game I played a lot, I was gamer he was gamer....we were friends at that time but...
    JaneSerenity JaneSerenity 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 10

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    I am in a long distance relationship without a

    great deal of contact. My boyfriend is in the navy. They are only allowed email and his still isn't set up. He's been gone for two weeks now. Anyone else in a similar situation that can tell me it gets easier? I'm so worried lack of contact will make him stop loving me
    Clairebear24 Clairebear24 22-25, F 1 Response 3 hrs 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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    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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    We met two years ago in an online game.

    I never saw it coming... We clicked immediately, but both of us were in long term committed relationships. A friendship and flirtation sparked between us that carried over from the online game into Facebook. He was there for me always..good times and bad..even during one of the...
    BleedingDesperation BleedingDesperation 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 8

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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...
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