I Believe That Internet Friends Are Real

Friendship is real... no matter what means it is spent! 37,910 People

SEND TO A FRIEND:

    I'm back, guys. Do you still remember me?

    I deleted my account but I hope you could recognize me
    felicityfiona felicityfiona
    22-25, F
    5 Responses Mar 29

    I think they are real.

    After a while, they want things quickly and angrily... as if there was something owed... and it can be scary or sad.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    14 Responses Jul 24, 2015

    sure do. those who want to keep in contact

    should probably go ahead and send me a message ASAP so we can work it out.
    doomsdaysmores doomsdaysmores
    31-35, M
    Mar 24
    TValentine TValentine
    56-60, M
    2 Responses Apr 4

    Its easier to talk to people over the computer

    and share your feelings than with someone in person.
    foreveralone22 foreveralone22
    26-30, F
    6 Responses Jun 27, 2015

    When you love your internet friends more then

    you love your real life friends.
    lesxbiangirl lesxbiangirl
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Apr 19

    I've never met my best friend face to face.

    We've never connected physically. My best friend has never even heard the sound of my voice. Yet this person probably understands me better than just about anyone else I've met in my life. I've served in the military and chewed dirt with some of the finest men this country has...
    manchild81 manchild81
    26-30, M
    13 Responses Jul 13, 2015

    Not really happy about EP closing down tbh,

    but I would like to talk to you guys afterwards. I have other social media, so if you'd like to talk to me after it closes, ask me. I've met some nice people in the time I've been on here, and I've gotten some good support. It was nice being on here.
    KandiKitty98 KandiKitty98
    16-17, F
    Mar 27

    It all starts with a simple "Hello".

    You find out that you share common interests with someone. Awesome! You get so excited and talk for hours without feeling tired even if it's 3am in the morning. Who cares? As time goes by, you start to open up and listen to each other's personal stories and experiences. Some...
    vonengel96 vonengel96
    18-21, F
    9 Responses Oct 13, 2015

    why does no one talk about how friends can

    break your heart so devastatingly intimately sometimes a million times worse than romantic partners why does no one talk about friend break ups
    NewRomantics NewRomantics
    18-21, F
    6 Responses Nov 30, 2015
    twofacetoo twofacetoo
    18-21, M
    Mar 23

    I'm kinda sad that EP is closing.

    l believe the site has helped many people like myself. It's been good to talk and share experiences. Thanks to all my closest for being there. They know who they are and we will keep in touch. I'm sorry if I'm missed anyone out, don't take offence, but pm me if you want to...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    7 Responses Mar 23

    I love my internet friends.

    They're great people.
    DiamondAuthority DiamondAuthority
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 20

    OK so ep is closing and IDK how I feel about it.

    one side of me is kinda happy because a of the perverts but then I'm kinda sad because of all the friends I've made here. If any of my friends or even new people want to stay connected after ep closes please message
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Mar 27

    Hey guys! So I thought I'd update you on my

    story with menno! So after becoming best friends on EP and skyping all the time, and our parents getting to know eachother and planning this whole trip, im now three days away from flying to Europe! Im going to spend a week at menno's house! We are gonna go to the beach, museums...
    Felipster Felipster
    18-21, M
    8 Responses Jul 25, 2015

    so if you'd like to stay in touch with me

    after this site closes I have a ki.k account, mattyoucheck and a tumblr, transsenpai. you could probably dm me on twitter as well but I rarely check that.
    prettyboyy prettyboyy
    13-15, T
    Mar 23

    Tbh,iam heartbroken,the site is closing down.

    Mostly because I hv discovered alot of new things I didnt know abt,I loved to read people`s struggle stories.Personally I hv tried to reach out to a number of eprs some to say hi but most pple are just mean,for those that gave words of encouragement,thanx.I loved the stories here...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Mar 23

    I just created this account

    and i get a notification saying they're closing I was feeling comfortable expressing myself on here now it's ruined forever I've met some cool people also go bad but all good things must go ig
    christian3301 christian3301
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Apr 5

    My friends that I have met in the Internet have

    been more supportive and understanding than anyone that I have ever met in person. There was a time when I thought it was weird to meet people on the Internet, become friends with them and actually talk to them regularly. Now I don't know what I would do without some friends...
    thissworld thissworld
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Jul 12, 2015

    I have had many random short lived friendship,

    I was military brat and served my in the army I have never learned to hold on to a friend I honestly don't know what it like to have a real friend. its something I have been missing literally my whole life...
    peachpie88 peachpie88
    26-30, F
    8 Responses Jun 3, 2015

    I've found lots of great friends on the

    Internet on different social apps even and I have some that's so far lasted a couple years. Sometimes they seem to care more then the ones surrounding me. I'm thankful for internet friends.. Ahhhhh lol
    sleepwalking4ever sleepwalking4ever
    13-15, F
    1 Response Apr 5

    Yes, I do feel internet friends are real.

    Having said that, interacting with people far away through text can be extremely difficult and frustrating at times. I must admit that I am also guilty of the miscommunication that I sometimes accuse others of. All people see words or statements in different ways at times. That...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    10 Responses Dec 4, 2014

    Well just popped in to say,

    thanks to E P I have met the most wonderful man . We live 3000 miles apart but are planning to meet this summer . We have been talking now for 6 months . I was cautious at first. Not really believing the things he said ,but now I know I love him and he does me. I use read about...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    9 Responses Jan 11
    thenicholasexperience thenicholasexperience
    36-40, M
    1 Response Apr 19

    My parents always taught me to never talk to

    strangers over the Internet but those "strangers" turned out to be by far the best people I've ever met
    519M 519M
    16-17, F
    6 Responses Nov 22, 2015

    I do Believe internet friends are real,

    I mean it's weird but my internet friends actually make me feel happier than my real ones :/
    AshCakes AshCakes
    22-25, F
    13 Responses Nov 19, 2014

    I have 2 good friends

    who I met on the internet more than a year ago and I'm still in regular contact with them, both awesome people :)
    stephanie29 stephanie29
    31-35, F
    14 Responses Jun 26, 2015

    I have met some of the most amazing

    and interesting people on EP. I always had this preconceived notion that meeting people online was "weird," but then I found EP. It feels so great to share my stories and learn about others who have been through some of the same. I always try to be open and honest and help...
    JasonE81 JasonE81
    31-35, M
    5 Responses Nov 11, 2015

    Sure they aren't in person

    but when you're down they're really the only people there for you.
    martyy88 martyy88
    13-15, F
    4 Responses Apr 3

    So basically after months of chatting

    and skyping the day is finally here, today I'm going to meet my best (internet) friend Felipe for the first time after we start chatting on EP 8 months ago. I can't wait for all the great things we will do this week. It's going to be a week to never forget. I'm so glad ep gave...
    menno1998 menno1998
    18-21, M
    11 Responses Aug 5, 2015

    Before I found about EP,

    Askmehelpdesk,yahoo q/a or any such!! It was between December 2012 2013 April ' something like that ! I am at my Mission and trying to figure out still, what happened 6 months ago or so. I was in a city, it is a dead volcano valley. I have went to look for *A* in a house...
    fuckuprincessanyajaki fuckuprincessanyajaki
    41-45, F
    1 Response Apr 15

    Sometimes I think internet friends are more

    reliable then friends that I see
    peapot69 peapot69
    22-25, F
    5 Responses Nov 30, 2015

    Let me be clear, I TREASURE my EP friends,

    and any one who chooses to leave without so much as a goodbye, or in the present case, an argument, leaves me to wonder what kind of judgement I have when choosing my friends. I am saddened. Angered. Hurt. Annoyed. Heartbroken. Now that I've said that, let me also say, I...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    9 Responses Sep 12, 2015

    If you have imaginary friends

    and want to chat about them Kick me (MaryRoseCrossbury) !! Starting a Kick Group for girls like moi who have imaginary friends :)
    ImaginaryFriends4Ever ImaginaryFriends4Ever
    18-21, F
    Mar 26

    the greatest friend i have ever had i met right

    here on EP. i still remember those first few conversations. she stole my heart right away. she was so charming and showed a mind that i could not believe existed. i would shout to the world how much i adore this woman. she is someone i would cheerfully nuke the world for. i...
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer
    46-50, M
    4 Responses Apr 5

    Thanks to all my fellow-travellers

    for the journey - it's been a gas!
    ArtieKat ArtieKat
    61-65, M
    2 Responses Mar 23

    i just created my account on here 5 days ago

    and this is closing down :( at least i have 23 days to try to make new friends on here
    idrkreally idrkreally
    16-17, F
    3 Responses Mar 26

    My best internet friend felipe came over

    for the second time during spring break. You probably already know who I'm talking about, yeah the guy that I met on this site, with who I became such close friends and now 17 months later since our first chat we are a happy couple for 7 months short. Last week we did the most...
    menno1998 menno1998
    18-21, M
    3 Responses Mar 27

    I was sad to see that someone I messaged with up

    and down has deleted their account . We only chatted about the weather , work , our pets and excessive chocolate consumption at Christmas . If you come back under another name please get in touch . I did this myself last year for various reasons and contacted my ep friends...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    7 Responses Jan 11

    Well....I believe I will write tonight.

    .... I really do believe that internet friends are real. I am of the opinion that people are people, whether they are sitting behind the screen online, on the phone, or...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    24 Responses Aug 7, 2015

    In fact, sometimes I believe they are more real

    that RL people! I am close to a few people I have never personally met or only personally met once or twice...
    CalicoWoolfe CalicoWoolfe
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Apr 18

    One thing which really does annoy me is

    when my parents think my internet friends aren't my real friends. Like honestly, my internet friends are literally the only people I can tell how I feel yet I get criticised saying how they're probably "child molesters" even though I've seen then and they live in different...
    lunamoon12 lunamoon12
    18-21, F
    8 Responses Apr 21, 2015

    My name is Lupin, and I am alive.

    I am big into symbolism, not the kinds that you talk about in high school English classes, but the more authentic kind. The little moments in life that sparkle in memories. The feel of someone's hand against yours as you sing a really embarrassing camp song at the top of your...
    ProcessOfBecoming ProcessOfBecoming
    18-21, T
    Apr 20

    (Serious post) Why does it seem like all the

    great people are so far away?
    ThisLiar ThisLiar
    16-17, T
    10 Responses Feb 23, 2015

    This is the story of how I met my best friend

    Menno: Menno and I met 9 months ago on EP and became very good friends. We started skyping a lot and texting which showed how great we got along. After dreaming of meeting, our parents actually both spoke to eachother while we were on Skype and it went great! They added...
    Felipster Felipster
    18-21, M
    7 Responses Aug 10, 2015

    some of them, real as in genuine,

    but far too many are liars, perverts and theifs
    elisef elisef
    51-55, F
    7 Responses Jul 24, 2015

    I have internet friends

    that treat me better than my real life friends. My real life friend Just ditched our plans on Friday... which happens to be my 21st B-Day. Just so she can hangout with a guy she hasn't met in person yet. I have online friends that make sure we talk daily and they are always...
    VirgoBeauty VirgoBeauty
    22-25, F
    8 Responses Aug 24, 2015

    Hey guys! So I thought I'd share my story of my

    friendship with menno! I menno and I met on EP about 7 months ago I think, and we would talk all the time and Skype for hours, one day his mom and my mom both walked in at the same time and started talking and got along great, they added eachother on facebook and are now talking...
    Felipster Felipster
    18-21, M
    3 Responses May 12, 2015
    eae12880 eae12880
    36-40, M
    Apr 10

    So there it was in October 2014

    that I met a teenager like me named Menno on EP. After getting to know eachother, we eventually began skyping eachother and became best friends :-) then one day our moms met on skype and got to know eachother as well and eventually felt comfortable for me to go spend a week with...
    Felipster Felipster
    18-21, M
    6 Responses Mar 27

    Of course they are real.

    Sometimes people doubt if they are a real person, but does it matter? If your having a fun time talking to that person and they are making you laugh, think, smile, and annoyed sometimes then they are your friend. I don't care if it's a robot, if enjoy talking to them and feel...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Jul 20, 2015

    I'm a role player on Facebook

    and I have created so many friends through writing.
    Rosiekay Rosiekay
    22-25, F
    Apr 2

    so for some reason, i cant log back in to my

    old account. My old username was Ashley543, so if we talked before, you can message me if you want! and if we didnt talk before, we can always start now. 😊
    ashleynicole100 ashleynicole100
    13-15, F
    Apr 7

    Shortly after I left my marriage of 13 years.

    I was looking for someone to talk too out of loneliness. So I joined a dating site. I received a message that caught my attention as it was so unlike the typical pick up lines. (Ladies you'll know what I mean....lol) He asked me how it felt like to be in a meat market. Then...
    snowberry75 snowberry75
    36-40, F
    11 Responses Mar 14, 2015

    I have seriously met some unbelievably lovely

    individuals! I feel blessed to have them, for the most part we talk daily, I enjoy it so...Thank you, my darlings ;-)
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    4 Responses Feb 15, 2015

    I can only tell what I really think to my

    Internet friend and I can be who I really want to be. That's not always possible with my other friends. That's so hard sometimes but than I just think about my Internet friend and feel better.
    ElineLotus ElineLotus
    13-15, F
    5 Responses Apr 11

    I now have best friends in Canada,

    Italy, Australia, and Germany and I love all of them. They're like the siblings I've never had. We talk like we've known each-other our whole lives. Thank you EP. Some day I will meet you, I promise
    Felipster Felipster
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Nov 9, 2014

    Until We Meet Again..

    . Nearly a decade ago, we started Experience Project with a mission of harnessing social media to bring empathy and understanding to all, through the power of anonymously shared human experience. Since then, tens of millions of experiences have been shared by hundreds of millions...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Mar 23

    I would like internet friends,

    I find it so cool, message me
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Apr 4
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