I Am In An International Relationship

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 133 People

    A Deutsch-amerikaner Relationship

    I met "Ralph" at a youth retreat. We both were volunteers there. We met in the back of the food line after I finished serving everyone. His accent was striking, intriguing and enticed my inquisitive, intellectual mind as I asked, "You have a lovely accent. Where are you from...
    violinchocolate violinchocolate
    22-25, F
    Aug 28, 2013

    My Heart's Desire Is Far Away

    Come to me in the darkness When times are most severe Come to me in the dawning Cause I love you dear! Come to me when I am joyful Sharing with you my glee Come to me when I am longing Rest my head upon your knee. Come to me in the moonlight Come lay upon my pyre Close your...
    deleted deleted
    4 Responses Jan 19, 2013

    Last weekend I was in a fairytale.

    But I never planned for it to be like this. I fell for a Jamaican guy who is 22 while I'm 17. I've known him since the start of summer and nothing happened besides friendship until last weekend. He is the greatest guy and was so gentle and caring for me. He made me feel like...
    emilyrose93 emilyrose93
    18-21, F
    Aug 24, 2015

    Hi, I'm Christian, from Uruguay.

    I would like to talk to a girl interested in listening and speaking life stories. My native language is Spanish but I can make myself understood well in English. I am 33 years old, live in Montevideo, Uruguay and electronic engineering study last year. I hope to find someone...
    fabri fabri
    31-35, M
    Jan 23, 2015

    Hello! Let Me Tell You About My Experience. Will You Tell Me About Yours?

    I was in a long distance relationship too. Five thousand miles away she was living in another country. I fell hard. Really hard. I was in Seoul, South Korea for two weeks working on a documentary and thats when I met her. We hit it off immediately, we had a lot in common, and...
    blhutson blhutson
    22-25, M
    4 Responses Dec 18, 2012

    I feel absolutely crazy,

    but this is my story. Our story, I guess. I was on Omegle late one night after a night of drinking, after all my friends had fallen asleep. I was awake, drunk and chatty, so I went on searching for someone to talk to. I am a 21/F from the US. After a few skips, I met an...
    usernamena2 usernamena2
    22-25, M
    Sep 24, 2015

    I'm a 20 year old college student,

    working full time. Starting a little over a year and a half ago I began playing an online game. I wanted something to do in my spare time while I wasn't studying. The game was fun, I enjoy fighting games so it was perfect. There was a chat part to the game, but I didn't bother...
    EaterofDreams EaterofDreams
    22-25, F
    Jan 9, 2014


    Well we just met, we are texting and talking on the phone. I am falling so hard so fast, we are in high school. I live in America and he is in London, he is the sweetest guy i have ever talk to, but i am scared too death! I like him, but i know this is going to be hard! I need...
    GirlInLovee GirlInLovee
    3 Responses Jan 15, 2013

    Mexico and France

     I am from Mexico. My boyfriend is from France. We met last fall in the US. He was doing a two month internship. I was there for an international exchange semester. We met at an international welcoming party and then talked at an international welcoming picnic. We spent a...
    laguna laguna
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Mar 25, 2009

    Costa Rica And California

    I met my boyfriend about nine months ago while I was studying abroad in Costa Rica. We only spent about two weeks together, but we continued to stay in touch after I left. For about six months we were just getting to know each other. Sometimes we would talk often, and sometimes...
    ChildoftheEarth ChildoftheEarth
    22-25, F
    1 Response Mar 12, 2012

    Super Long Distance

    I met someone online 4 months ago completely by accident. I wasn't even going to talk to them for more than 10 min, but for some reason we continued to talk and eventually got to know each other really well. This is an US/Italy relationship. We haven't met yet, but we really...
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    7 Responses Feb 7, 2010


    I am from Australia and my LDR boyfriend is from America. Although we may be from different countries and live miles away from each other, it doesn't change the way i feel about him emotionally as there is nothing of the physical side yet. There are no major differences between...
    StephLuvRick StephLuvRick
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Dec 26, 2010


    I met my boyfriend when I moved to a small city in Spain to work as a teaching assistant. I'm from the US, and our relationship has been challenging in so many ways. I'm his first girlfriend (he's 28) and he lives with his family (typical Spanish situation, especially with the...
    desdelaaldea desdelaaldea
    2 Responses Dec 16, 2012

    USA/Ghana-- 7 years ago I went to Ghana with a

    Ghanaian-American guy I was dating at the time (let's call him Yaw). Since Yaw's main purpose in going to Ghana was to visit family and friends, he didn't have much time for me and left me in the care of his good friend (let's call him Kofi) pretty much every day. Lucky for me...
    Eureka54 Eureka54
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jul 30, 2014

    I Fell For An Aussie...

    I was 17 years old when we met, about to start my senior year in high school. He worked at a summer camp with a friend of mine and before the summer ended we were crazy about each other. Unfortunately, at the end if the summer he had to go back to Australia and I was left here in...
    LDloving LDloving
    22-25, F
    Mar 22, 2013

    In Love With China

    I met now my boyfriend at my work when I was studying abroad in Japan. I am Russian who lives in Germany and studying Japanese. He is Chinese who lived couple of years in USA and studying at Japanese university. Could it be more complicated?) But we found each other and now we...
    kamiya kamiya
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Oct 24, 2010

    France + Switzerland

    I'm French and my wife is Swiss. We met in Geneva when we both lived there.
    weirdcolor weirdcolor
    36-40, M
    Aug 22, 2012

    British Columbia And Washington

    We met through her mother's profile on a dating site in July of  '09. (I was more than a little suspicious). After messaging back and forth on my-space. We swapped emails and begun emailing back and forth. I quickly asked for a picture, not wanting to be rude I didn't ask...
    Notsuru Notsuru
    26-30, M
    1 Response May 14, 2010

    It Gets Better :)

    We started dating while I was studying abroad my third year of college. After my year was up, I had to return to my home country and finish my last year so I could graduate. I needed the degree and to go on interviews so I could get a working visa to go back. I'd say the 1.2...
    jlk2 jlk2
    26-30, F
    1 Response Mar 15, 2013

    I Love You Baby!

    Dancing in the sunshine Cavorting in the steady rain Tell me now my darling When will I see you again? Jumping on my king bed Lounging in my yard- I am getting wet now Are you getting hard? Nestling in your embrace Cuddled in your arms Being with you lover Sharing all my charms...
    deleted deleted
    Jan 21, 2013

    This Is Such An Odd Title For An Experience Group

    Makes me want to ask its members just how many nations they've been involved with.
    Nyxie Nyxie
    51-55, F
    17 Responses Mar 25, 2009

    British and Dutch

    I'm a Brit and he's Dutch. We met when he was living in North America and now we're living in France. We had a long-distance relationship for about a year before we decided to try living together and it went perfectly. Immigration was a bloody nightmare though! I don't think we...
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    1 Response Mar 11, 2009

    International Love Isn't Cheap...

    So... I met the most amazing man about 5 months ago, but the only problem is, I'm from Michigan, and he's from Germany. He was here on a 6 month internship, so I met him a month into his time here. It started as just an exciting international affair, but quickly turned into...
    wickedgurly wickedgurly
    2 Responses Aug 30, 2010

    Uganda and the U.s.

    Well, I am in a very long distance relationship. I had not planned on getting into another relationship after I had had some crash and burns. I was in a Christian chat I regularly frequent. I started talking with a nice guy. We decided to keep in communication by Yahoo...
    ChihuahuaSweetheart ChihuahuaSweetheart
    31-35, F
    Aug 19, 2009

    Love No Matter The Differences.

    .From my early teens I had always found some black girls to be very attractive, but it was nothing more than just glances. I recall a time in my early 20's while out clubbing I saw a beautiful black girl with a lovely smile who I approached got talking too, had a few drinks and...
    Dave342 Dave342
    26-30, M
    1 Response Feb 3, 2013

    Award-winning TV production company looking

    for American women dating or engaged to a foreign man they haven't met in-person yet. We will pay for you to visit him in his home country. Please PM or email doctelevisioncasting@gmail.com for more info.
    doctvcasting doctvcasting
    36-40, F
    Jan 11, 2016


    First, I would like to share a quote that has helped me very much, and will hopefully help you. "..contrary to what the cynics say, distance is not for the fearful, it is for the bold. It's for those who are willing to spend a lot of time alone in exchange for a little time with...
    xAlyssaMarie xAlyssaMarie
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Sep 3, 2010

    Love of My Life

    I've been in an international relationship (UK/US) for 3 years now. We met online 4 years ago as co-workers. Since 2005, we have been going back and forth to live with one another. The longest period of time we've ever spent apart is 3 months. He's a wonderful person and I couldn...
    Chiru Chiru
    26-30, F
    5 Responses Feb 17, 2008

    Ewwwwwwwwwwwwww A Pom Hahahahaha (kidding Baby)

    I am from Australia She is from England Such a match shouldn't work (she is a Pom HAHAHAHA). But that doesn't matter in the slightest to me. I think I can even teach her how to speak like an Aussie =)
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp
    26-30, M
    3 Responses Oct 24, 2010

    Met While Abroad

    I studied abroad in London during college and at first we kept in touch casually over Facebook messages, not expecting anything but over time we've visited eachother twice and are now exclusive, it's been over 2 years since we started dating in London. There have been times where...
    acrossthepond acrossthepond
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Jan 18, 2010


    I met my Candian boyfriend in Australia. He moved here with his family, but when I met him he was the only one left here as the rest went back some years earlier. When we started going out I knew straight on he planned to head back to be with his family, and if all worked out...
    expat2011 expat2011
    2 Responses Jan 7, 2013

    International love.. I just wanted to update

    everyone on my current long distance international relationship. To recap, I met my boyfriend during the second semester of my 10th grade year in high school. He was a foreign exchange student from Germany and I from the USA. we were together in person for about 2 months before...
    kyrablue kyrablue
    18-21, F
    Dec 27, 2013

    2 Foreign Lovers, 3 Children Involved

    I am an American woman with a big problem. I'm in love with a French man. We met 3 years ago when he was visiting my city for military work. He is in the French Air Force. When we met, we spent 3 wonderful weeks together. I met him in July 2010. I have been to Paris twice...
    AngieBriera AngieBriera
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Jul 21, 2013

    Us In Ca And Ireland Online Relationship

    I am a bit older than some of the people in the other stories that I have already read. I met him online on a forum we were both involved with, he emailed me privately asking a question and it turned into us emailing each other and forming a friendship. Neither of us had any...
    Kat47 Kat47
    46-50, F
    5 Responses Nov 9, 2012

    UK/USA Relationship

    I've been involved in an online UK/USA relationship for 4 and a half years now. The distance is a pain but we get through it. Any others out there involved with someone from another country? Kirsty
    IrishDancinMum IrishDancinMum
    46-50, F
    5 Responses Dec 5, 2007

    To The Raven And To The Wind

    Be my Valentine I love you so! Be my sweetheart I'll never let you go! In the heat of the day And into the silent night I'll love you forever This is just our right. You light up my world This love is so divine Here's heaps of my lovin' You're always on my mind! Come be my...
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Feb 14, 2013

    Usa<3 Germany

    7 years ago i met my now fiance at my High school, he was the foreign exchange student from Germany, we were 16 at the time. We started dating a couple of weeks after we met. We dated like any ordinary couple for 9 months before he had to return home. We used emails and phone...
    Mausi16 Mausi16
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Oct 4, 2010

    Kiwiland Love...

    My boyfriend is from New Zealand, and I am from the US.  We met at a summer camp we both work at two years ago.  This past summer, he's applied for a greencard to move over here to be with me and to have a change of pace.   We haven't been dating for very long, but...
    Anagik Anagik
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jan 22, 2009

    I Love Ny- That's What He Says

    I Love England- That's what I say. I am in a international relationship with a guy from England. We met online and it was love at first sight. SERIOUSLY. He's coming out here at the end of the month and I am very excited! He's going to come back every so often for two years...
    Shellyzcool Shellyzcool
    Sep 5, 2011

    British Columbia And Washington Continued

    I previously shared the bizarre circumstances surrounding the meeting of my girlfriend. Despite so many factors we found each other. I've decided to write this, well... I'm honestly not sure what's driving me to write this, nevertheless here I am typing away. As stated earlier...
    Notsuru Notsuru
    26-30, M
    Mar 15, 2012
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