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I Believe That Internet Friends Are Real

Friendship is real... no matter what means it is spent! 36,759 People

SEND TO A FRIEND:

    does anyone wanna chat?

    Male or female, doesn't matter just looking for friends on here.
    StraightEdgeSavior StraightEdgeSavior 16-17, M 2 Responses Jan 21

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    My real life friends are ok,

    but my Internet's understand me better... and don't judge me. I don't judge them either... I feel I understand them better and they understand me better
    Alexconers Alexconers 18-21 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    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...
    cranberry01 cranberry01 46-50, F 11 Responses Jan 11

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    ohmygosh6578 ohmygosh6578 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 23

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    I get to talk to alot of people on here,

    but only a few will reply,people are proud to even reply to a simple hello,well thats life
    viqsteels viqsteels 22-25, F Jan 23

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    Stranger267 Stranger267 22-25, M 2 Responses Jan 18

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    Yea they are real but it takes time to learn

    if they are a real friend indeed...
    staceel1 staceel1 36-40, F 4 Responses Jan 30

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    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 16-17, M 2 Responses Nov 9, 2014

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    ohmygosh6578 ohmygosh6578 18-21, F 6 Responses Jan 23

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    There always is someone behind the other side

    of the connection. While a lot of people tend to use their anonymity for bad purposes, you will also find a lot of people who are true to themselves. Who are more open than they dare to be offline. It is how I've found my partner.
    FluttersJay FluttersJay 18-21, T 6 days ago

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    The problem with online friendship is

    that when things go wrong, we split. When I say something that makes you uncomfortable, or when you offend me, we’ll go our separate ways more often than not. And this flies in the face of how people actually become friends. True friendship only happens when people honestly...
    pfloyd121 pfloyd121 46-50, M 14 Responses Dec 7, 2014

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    jaymazing jaymazing 22-25, M 6 Responses Jan 22

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    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 16-17, M 4 Responses May 12, 2015

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    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

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    I've had friends all my life(only 19 i know its

    not been long lol) who I've talked to, who've abandoned me, who've laughed and joke at me. i always thought that internet friends weren't real until i got friends on here and realised a friend doesn't have to be someone you see everyday or every so often it can be anyone in the...
    Ciara97013 Ciara97013 18-21, F Jan 24

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    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

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    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 16-17, M 9 Responses Aug 10, 2015

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    I love my internet friends.

    Yes they may be 21 and 35(both of which were married to each other) and I am 14. But they're amazing and they're like brother and sister to me. hell sometimes I talk to their kids.(who they adopted) we've never met but they're amazing
    BanTheUndead BanTheUndead 13-15, T 2 Responses Jan 24

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    Its kind of awesome when there are people

    who are there when you log on every morning become part of your routine, you talk about your day and then always end with a "till next time" goodbye. This is what makes internet friendship awesome when there is always someone to say "good morning" to.
    DesiredUserNameandStuff DesiredUserNameandStuff 31-35, F 13 Responses Dec 11, 2015

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    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 6 Responses Jul 12, 2015

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    Having friends in real life does not always

    mean you can talk to them just about anything. When someone comes over to you and asks if you are okay, you feel even worse deep inside. You somehow have to try to lie to everyone by saying something like this - "Yeah, I am okay. It's nothing, really." And also you have to try...
    vonengel96 vonengel96 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    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 10 Responses Jan 11

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    Yes i do believe internet friends are real.

    I would not like to think otherwise. I mean I know there are fake profiles and trolls, but I mean really connecting with people who REALLY care and really "get" you. I seem to keep running across folks that seem to only want one thing and that isn't friendship to me. So hey you...
    MourningDove7 MourningDove7 36-40, F 6 Responses Jan 30

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    I really do believe this.

    I personally don't have any but the love of my life ... I met him on the Internet so there's no doubt in my mind that there's a possibility I could meet a bestfriend on the Internet. Any relationship (rather it be a friendship,lovers,etc.) that is formed over the Internet is...
    MickxLove MickxLove 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Its easier to talk to people over the computer

    and share your feelings than with someone in person.
    foreveralone22 foreveralone22 26-30, F 8 Responses Jun 27, 2015

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    I Believe That Internet Friends Are Real I

    truly believe that Internet friends are real. I trust them better than the real ones that I usually see, it's because I could tell them everything even if they're from afar. If you're reading this, I'd love to be Internet friends with you. Have a good day/night. P.S., don't...
    byeAnna byeAnna 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 22

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    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 5 Responses Feb 15, 2015

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    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 18-21, F 11 Responses Aug 24, 2015

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    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

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    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 12 Responses Mar 14, 2015

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    Deprission Deprission 18-21, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    ohmygosh6578 ohmygosh6578 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 23

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    "Internet friends are real": I must qualify my

    agreement to this statement. First, I don't do Facebook; so I'm not referring to "Facebook friends". Facebook is too cluttered and "open". I am a private person, and contrary to the cliché, "My life is an open book" I would say instead, "My 'privates' are personal". Those who...
    vonKrankenmensch vonKrankenmensch 26-30, M Jan 27

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    anyone want to chat? just looking

    for someone to talk to, male or female.
    sxvenfxld sxvenfxld 13-15, F 4 Responses Jan 21

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    Sometimes I think internet friends are more

    reliable then friends that I see
    peapot69 peapot69 18-21, F 9 Responses Nov 30, 2015

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    My internet friends are the best support system

    for me. When I need someone, they are always there.
    randompanda18 randompanda18 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 26

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    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 7 Responses Nov 11, 2015

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    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 12 Responses Dec 4, 2014

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    I want to try this. If this is really

    for me. I'm kind of confused ??
    kaypeebar kaypeebar 18-21 1 Response Jan 22

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    At least I hope they are.

    Lol Seriously though, what is a friend? A friend is someone that we can rely on, talk to, be supportive in a time of need, and have a good time with. So why not the same with internet friends? I have made some acquaintances on here that I would not mind calling a friend. I would...
    aldnaz aldnaz 46-50, M 5 Responses Jan 25

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    (Serious post) Why does it seem like all the

    great people are so far away?
    ThisLiar ThisLiar 16-17, T 12 Responses Feb 23, 2015

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    ohmygosh6578 ohmygosh6578 18-21, F 6 Responses Jan 24

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    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 17 Responses Jul 24, 2015

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    There is no deepness to it,

    but when the small talk is what you look forward to, it says a lot about the person on the other side. I can only hope that person wants to hold on to it (the friendship) as much as I want to hold on as well
    DesiredUserNameandStuff DesiredUserNameandStuff 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    That Rare One Time When.

    .. You find your "lost twin.."
    xDarkRoomsx xDarkRoomsx 16-17, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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