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I Believe That Internet Friends Are Real

Friendship is real... no matter what means it is spent! 13,367 People

    This, above all else,

    is the greatest experiences I have had the honor to go through. As of the 15th of next month, I will be in a long distance relationship with a man I met on tumblr for one year. It started with a "get to know me" meme. I reblogged an application for followers to fill out, giving...
    PriorP92 PriorP92 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    These are real these mean a lot to me

    because even though you haven't met you feel a connection.
    BrokenBeauty21 BrokenBeauty21 16-17 2 Responses Jun 10

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    I met several people over internet

    and made some real good friend. The fantastic thing about internet is that it allows you to be as open as you like. And if you have people understanding you, you got good friends...
    maskedmagic maskedmagic 31-35, M 2 Responses Sep 19

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    It Matters Not

    It does not matter that we may never meet. Nor does it bother me that I don't know what you look like. In fact that thought really never crosses my mind. What matters is that we have found some common ground of understanding and a connection has been made as result. I am not...
    snowberry75 snowberry75 36-40, F 8 Responses Apr 27, 2013

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    does eny body have facebook

    if u do give me ur name
    AL3604 AL3604 13-15, F 4 Responses Oct 1

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    ambergintare ambergintare 18-21, F Sep 29

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    Yep! I have some great friends,

    whom I met on internet and then in person. They are a few, but my dogs. Haha
    LittleCreates LittleCreates 22-25, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    One of my teachers was talking about internet

    friends and how it's IMPOSSIBLE to have an online friendship/relationship. He literally expanded the conversation into an hour and I'm sitting here like, DUDE I MET MY BEST FRIEND ON THE INTERNET AND WE'VE BEEN TOGETHER SINCE LAST FEBUARY! Our bond is closer than sisters. We...
    ravenzewolf ravenzewolf 13-15, F 8 Responses Sep 18

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    I met with my best best best

    and best friend on internet. We have too much in common and we completely can understand each other. She is like my soulmate and I am so glad of that!
    infinitygirl98 infinitygirl98 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 10

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    I Believe!

    I believe that Internet friends are real too. I've made a few good friends on the net. I'm very cautious though when it comes to meeting anyone so I hate it when my friends or family tell me to stay off the net making friends because it's dangerous. A person can meet a stranger...
    whyisitsohard44 whyisitsohard44 41-45, F 13 Responses Sep 30, 2013

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    I believe Internet friends are real

    because they make you feel better than the ones that are close 2 you and thy are very generous and kind...
    miizfaduma miizfaduma 18-21, F 9 Responses Aug 25

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    I actually have made a friend on here

    who I talk to every day. She and I are becoming just like sisters. She knows who she is and if she reads this, she'll know it's her I am talking about. We have bonded a lot over the time we've talked. :)
    angelw1698 angelw1698 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 21

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    I can't make new friends

    that easy where I am. *im an awkward girl* so I go online. They don't all have to be female like me but I like how they can relate to you and talk to you about what guys don't care about. It's funny because all of them are very close to me. They seem closer to me than the few...
    StoryOfMyLife1234 StoryOfMyLife1234 16-17, F 4 Responses Jun 19

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    I know that many people out there dismiss

    anyone on the internet and say that you never know who is really behind the computer because they can pretend to be anyone. That's true, however, there is still a person behind each computer with free will, and not all of them choose to be an internet racist, psycho, pervert, or...
    PunkinH2O PunkinH2O 31-35, F 11 Responses Jul 11

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    Sheismybestfriend Sheismybestfriend 31-35, M Sep 14

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    Disposable It's funny how you can mean the

    world to someone one minute and be nothing to them the next. Online friendships are new to me. I never did the chat room thing, and my Facebook friends are actually friends, people I know offline, so this concept of online friends not being real friends is strange to me. If I...
    livelaughlovedream3 livelaughlovedream3 41-45, F 12 Responses Aug 27

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    I have met so many awesome people online.

    Friends I've known for years now; friends from tumblr, friends from games - friends I've gone on to meet in person, even. The internet is full of wonderful people with common interests.
    pianodreams pianodreams 26-30, F 3 Responses Oct 5

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    sanaan777 sanaan777 31-35, M 3 Responses Sep 23

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    Although many friendships I've made online have

    not stood the test of time, I have made a few friends with whom I have corresponded over the course of many years and whom I consider to be "real" friends. Whether we ever meet in person or not seems irrelevant. I have noticed though, that when all the communication is in...
    gudrin gudrin 56-60, F 2 Responses Sep 29

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    I Was 13 Years Old...

    ...in 1999 back in the day when America On-Line was the biggest connection to the world. My first on-line friendships began in AOL chatrooms. I''m sure I had no business being in an AOL chatroom at the age of 13, but, the Internet was new in our home and my parents were clueless...
    OMGitsRiley OMGitsRiley 26-30, F 5 Responses Jun 16, 2012

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    Mhm they understand you

    and you can talk freely with them without worrying about who they'll tell
    NobodyCaresOkai NobodyCaresOkai 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 14

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    its funny because ive chatted

    since i was 12yrs old. im now 30. (about to turn 31). ive noticed how there are just some ppl u meet online that have such an impact in ur life. it amazes me how much they can affect u just through a computer. itd be amazing to see how much they could impact u outside the...
    SadisticPsychoBitch SadisticPsychoBitch 31-35, F 4 Responses Jun 12

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    I've never had an internet friend.

    From what I've heard they are often more loyal and understanding than those in real life. The friends I've had for years have lately been very rude and mean to me and I really just need someone to talk to not for just a day, for a while. I want an internet friend and I believe...
    kinglesswriter kinglesswriter 13-15, F 5 Responses May 15

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    It's always dangerous,

    isn't it? We're always warned not to talk to strangers online because everyone's a sick *********. Stick to the websites you're safe on! No one ever warned me about falling in love online. No one warned me not to speak to people online because you could become really good...
    gigglesounds gigglesounds 13-15, F 4 Responses Sep 28

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    I used to think having "internet friends" was a

    joke. Then I came here and made some good friends. In fact, I don't even refer to them as internet friends. Friends are friends, plain and simple. It is difficult enough to meet and bond with people after a certain age. Given the fact that I'm introverted and don't have much in...
    455cargirl 455cargirl 36-40, F 9 Responses Aug 10

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    who cares where you met someone,

    if they are your friend then they are your friend
    teechme teechme 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 5

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    It's Not A Belief, It's A FACT!

    I spent four of the very best years of life living with a internet friend. We met online, connected, fell in love, met for real and it was all real. She is my soulmate and dream woman in every way. Real people, family, broke us up but one day, one glorious and wonderful day I...
    AngeGardien AngeGardien 46-50, M 19 Responses Aug 19, 2013

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    Friends are Friends. Does it matter

    if we met them in the real world or online? They are as real online as they are in the real world. I have a couple of friends right here on EP (very kind hearted ones). I guess it is all about connection. Hearts connect all the time and it does not have to be just in the real...
    rahulblr rahulblr 36-40, M 6 Responses May 31

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    Does anyone have facebook

    if u do please give me ur name please
    AL3604 AL3604 13-15, F 6 Responses Oct 1

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    I feel like the friends I make over the

    internet care for me more than what my so called friends "in real life" do.
    Lyhaz Lyhaz 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 13

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    They are rare but a I have found a sew genuine

    internet friends and I am grateful I have them.
    4myinnerchild 4myinnerchild 51-55, M Sep 26

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    When I message you, who ever you are,

    you are not a screen, you are not a computer, you are a human being. You breath, you feel, you laugh, you cry. And you are real. That means that if we're friends we're real friends and not just letters flashing back and forth on a screen.
    JuzTmi JuzTmi 56-60, M 5 Responses Jun 9

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    I think that having friends through the

    Internet is no different than having a friend in person besides the fact that they don't live near you. I've made so many close friends through my phone and they seem to treat me better than my actual friends that I've known for years. People always tell me that it's weird that...
    mads225 mads225 13-15, F 3 Responses Oct 6

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    Curse You Internet ..

    .Here we are in this day and age. Making strong connections with people who are like us, but far away, some half across the world. Some we may meet in real life, only briefly, to go back after each to our own world, with little chance of that outside connection becoming a lasting...
    SleeplessKnight SleeplessKnight 41-45, M 12 Responses Dec 17, 2013

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    16 years ago, my friend taught me everything

    about cyberworld. Chat, emails, messengers, etc... One day, I've met someone over the internet and eventually, we became friends. I was 19,he was 22. Though miles apart but everytime we talked, we felt like we were just around the corner. We got along well and we almost talked...
    SweetEclair SweetEclair 31-35, F 4 Responses Jan 18

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    FaultyLife FaultyLife 18-21, F 11 Responses Jun 29

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    dontcareforlabels dontcareforlabels 41-45, M Sep 23

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    I really do believe that is true.

    Currently there is a girl on here who i can really trust. She told me shed be here for me for as long as possible. As most of you know i have major trust issues but i believe i can trust her.
    Sierra1993 Sierra1993 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 7

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    Heyyyy, Just joined,

    so thought I'd say hi before I got all deep with experiences I'm dealing with right now lol. So hello all, come say 'hi' 😊x
    JaixxNinexx JaixxNinexx 31-35, F 44 Responses Aug 18

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    I can talk from experience.

    I made a few friends on minecraft when I used to play. We've all quit it now but we still talk every day on Instagram chat and I can tell them everything :) Another story, told to me by someone I met on WoW once... She plays tons of games, and when she makes friends, she adds...
    iiCHARLIii iiCHARLIii 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 14

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    Of course they are real!

    Something sparked, and you became friends with them. I made quite a few friends on EP, and I would love to meet every single one of them! :3
    lilykitten1998 lilykitten1998 16-17, F Jun 10

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    They are, you know! Ok,

    we have fake names but what is in a name? I feel l am more myself and real on here than in real life. Don't get me wrong, l do have a few close friends in real life l confide in, of course, but l don't share my innermost, darkest, deepest thoughts with them. Why? When l...
    MistyMoon1 MistyMoon1 41-45, F 8 Responses Sep 13

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    Are Internet Friends Real?

    I've given this topic a lot of thought over the last month....and I've come to the conclusion that I believe without a shadow of a doubt that those wonderful souls who become your friends over the Internet are indeed the real deal. I mean really...how could they not be? How can...
    KassieKat KassieKat 46-50, F 24 Responses Sep 20, 2011

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    SmartKat SmartKat 46-50, F 7 Responses Sep 26

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    In my experience, internet friends become

    friends that you can rely on, due to the nature of how you become friends.
    Pecbri Pecbri 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 17

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    So, I want an online best friend.

    C: I always have! Someone that I can talk to, who REALLY understands me. Where we talk all the time, stalk each other's social media, haha c:, text, Skype, facetime, all that good stuff, then meet in person one day and just be awesome together!
    Niyah6 Niyah6 18-21, F 6 Responses Oct 15

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    I really truly believe you can become closer

    with people over the internet as they aren't judging you on looks, by how wealthy you are or who you hang out with but they are judging you for you!
    LiveLaughLoveDance LiveLaughLoveDance 13-15, F 3 Responses Oct 8

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    does anybody have intergram

    if u do tell me ur name
    AL3604 AL3604 13-15, F 3 Responses Sep 28

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    part -2 I hope u all remember what happened in

    my part -1 story. so after when he was done talking that day. i went back and called my best friend to ask whether i should knock him on fb or not and talk to him.later i realized why i should do everything for him? he should take steps as well if he sees me in that way. I was...
    cluemisa cluemisa 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Friendship Has No Reality Qualifications...

    I am sick of when a "real-life" friend asks "so where do you know so and so from?" and when I tell them we met online, they laugh.I'm sorry to all of my "real" friends, but I might have to slap sense into them if they keep on putting down my friends just because of where I met...
    TheRealWoman TheRealWoman 31-35, F 25 Responses Dec 19, 2008

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    He could not fit in my imagination

    and I was not fit for his Real and the conflict between imagination and real sadly made us apart. Seema Gupta
    MarredMind MarredMind 36-40, F 6 Responses Sep 18

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    I'm lonely, sacked and scared I'll be homeless

    soon. Without my seven year old son, it wouldn't be worth it. Anyone been here before?
    tonygaskin tonygaskin 46-50, M 3 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    I think internet friends CAN be real friends is

    probably a better way to characterize my own thoughts on this subject. I think that one's online friendships can be just as significant and beneficial as offline friendships. In the end, it seems to me that it comes down to the connection. Whether or not the actual bond is there...
    MarredMind MarredMind 36-40, F 19 Responses Aug 17

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