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I Am In a Long Distance Relationship

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    I think about how bad I have it sometimes

    but then I think there's always someone in much worse than myself. I get to see him for our anniversary next month but I've been very emotional since the last time I saw him. We talked all night last night and it was the best night I've had in some weeks.. We argued but we...
    ddg96 ddg96 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 28

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    I Think im crazy I'm in love with a Syrian guy

    and we use to work in Qatar the most worst country in the world and now cause problem of his sponsor they don't let him leave the country and I'm still waiting since 1 month and 10 day even more i left my work I'm in turkey looking for job with 50$ Waiting for him and I miss...
    micha26 micha26 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    We met while he was going to college in my city.

    He recently finished up his year and he decided to change schools because he was having a hard time. I'll also be going away for school in the fall so we will hardly be able to see each other. It's been a few months apart and we've only seen each other once and it's pretty hard...
    toni701 toni701 18-21, F Jun 21

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    And he called me tonight.

    I'm SO in love. Ahh!!! I'm just playing cool, and I'm not chasing him. That's working real well. It feels SO good to hear him though. Especially when he tells me he loves me, and that everything is going to be awesome when I get there. Ahhhhh! I love you!!
    prettyprude prettyprude 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 23

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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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    (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...
    coalibri coalibri 18-21, F 6 Responses Feb 1

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    vjeneva vjeneva 22-25, F 5 Responses Jun 16

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    diamante94 diamante94 18-21, M Jun 25

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    Im currently in a 1 year

    and 6 months LDR.I met my bf online.We are so madly inlove,we txt and talk day and night but i wish my bf would skype more with me.I envy other couples that skype more than just talking on the phone.We live so far apart he is from the US and im from NZ so it would be alot easier...
    HazelX0 HazelX0 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 18

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    When my long-distance husband says

    that he's lonely, i feel torn.. i feel really sorry that i'm not by his side. He has no friend that he can ask to go to dinner with, his family seems not to like it when he visit&stays at his parent's house.. While although sometimes i feel lonely, i have some good friends and...
    rainyrainsky rainyrainsky 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    The weekends are the worst.

    ..no work to distract me, but on the plus side this allows more free time to talk on the phone. We sometimes play this silly game where we will both watch the same TV shows at the same time and text each other talking about the programme (as if we are in the same room watching...
    AlreadyOwned7379 AlreadyOwned7379 31-35, F 3 Responses Jun 29

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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...
    jamiacc11 jamiacc11 26-30, F Jun 15

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    I feel like I keep taking hits

    and feeling hurt and crying. I love him so much but I can't take it anymore. If he doesn't show up this weekend I have to end this. I can't be connected to someone who is okay with being away from me for five months and won't make a solid attempt to visit. It's his turn and he...
    Theartsmusic Theartsmusic 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 days 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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    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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    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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    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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    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'm new to this group :) I'm wondering how you

    strong ladies who have children deal with the distance and how you adapt to being a single mom for whatever length your husband is away??
    ashiesue ashiesue 26-30, F Jun 15

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    Thanks to this app I have a boyfriend

    and he is my world and I will never want to lose him.
    Jflores1212 Jflores1212 13-15, M 2 Responses Jun 15

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    Sure I don't get to see him everyday,

    but it's not going to be like this forever. I won't give up, not this time. We shall meet and continue our love story in person <3
    esmer2496 esmer2496 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 29

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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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    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 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 54 Responses Dec 28, 2012

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    I'm not in a long distance relationship,

    my brother is. He has been for the past 9 years. She lives in California and when they started he was in New Brunswick. He now lives in Vancouver to be closer. If you are losing hope with your relationship I want to tell you this. They are getting married in August. They still...
    smirksy smirksy 31-35, F 2 Responses May 27, 2014

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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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    since today, my girlfriend is gone,

    she's now flying to US with her family, we promised each other love and enought strenght to "survive" this period.. She has a 5 years visa, but she would like to come back in almost two years. Maybe more, maybe less.. Till now i'm sure about one thing: i'm going to visit her, no...
    Ignifer Ignifer 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 29

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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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    Two childhood friends reunited Him

    and I spent our childhood days together back in my home country. We lived in the same neighborhood and went to the same school. But him and I weren't that close. We knew about each other only because we shared a friend, who was my boyfriend at the time. In 2006, at the age of...
    RavenS45 RavenS45 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    This distance is hard!

    I'm ready for us to move together. Planning and saving has been the hardest to do!
    missteen2 missteen2 36-40, F Jun 16

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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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    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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    I feel like my long distance relationship is

    falling apart. Oh my God. =(
    vjeneva vjeneva 22-25, F 5 Responses Jun 14

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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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    He's absolutely amazing.

    when I look at him i don't see a guy who likes me. I see the man who I wanna wake up to every single day of my life. he tells me exactly how he feels every time he see's me and I tell him. he never asks to trade pics, he said he wanted to go slow so that we both could enjoy...
    JordanAlexander0513 JordanAlexander0513 16-17, M 3 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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    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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    My boyfriend and I live two hours away from

    each other - as I live in New York and he lives in Pennsylvania - and we see each other probably 1 - 2 times monthly. He is in the PA National Guard, and works as a Truck Driver for a freight company. I just finished my MA in Early Childhood Dual Ed (graduated in May). We met...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 29

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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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    The distance is really starting to get to me.

    I feel frustrated when I see other couples together or if I watch a movie and see a couple all snuggled up...but I really do care for him, when I see him on skype I can't help but smile and even when I see him in person it makes the waiting so worth it....i just wish I could see...
    tyeshamari tyeshamari 18-21, F 7 Responses Jun 28

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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...
    Dianecc11 Dianecc11 26-30, F 4 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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    "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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    Mustangdudeyeah Mustangdudeyeah 22-25, M 3 Responses 6 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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    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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