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I Believe That Internet Friends Are Real

Friendship is real... no matter what means it is spent! 36,824 People

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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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    I hope I find someone online .

    You know what I mean
    ohmygosh6578 ohmygosh6578 18-21, F 6 Responses Jan 23

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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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    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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    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 3 days ago

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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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    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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    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 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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    ohmygosh6578 ohmygosh6578 18-21, F 6 Responses Jan 23

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    sometimes i feel desperate about real friends.

    so i decided to look for em in apps like this. anyone feel me?
    poochiii poochiii 13-15, F 7 Responses 5 days ago

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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 2 days ago

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    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 18-21, F 13 Responses Nov 19, 2014

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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 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...
    AnnaTheBee AnnaTheBee 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 22

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    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 33 Responses Aug 7, 2015

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    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 16 Responses Jun 26, 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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    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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    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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    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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    ohmygosh6578 ohmygosh6578 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 23

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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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    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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    (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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    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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    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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    Chelle14 Chelle14 18-21, F 7 Responses 5 days ago

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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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    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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    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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    I always have wanted to have a best friend with

    whom I can share everything. But I donno why I am so unlucky.. I don't have good friends even.... Does anyone wnna be my friend?
    Stranger267 Stranger267 22-25, M 2 Responses Jan 30

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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 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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    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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    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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    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

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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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    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

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    I joined a site and made few friends.

    This one guy asked me if it's okay to meet in person over a cup of coffee. I said yes after 3 months. We had coffee and good talks for 2 hours and he said that he's going back to his country end of the month ( we met August 8,2015). He is now in Romania and he calls me...
    lemongrass09 lemongrass09 46-50, F 6 Responses Dec 11, 2015

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    Deprission Deprission 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 2

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    They are some of the bestest friends I have

    ever had. I can tell them anything and they would completely understand, and if it was something bad they would try to help any way they could. I love all my interenet friends :D
    lilykitten1998 lilykitten1998 16-17, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    jaymazing jaymazing 22-25, M 6 Responses Jan 22

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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 11 Responses Dec 11, 2015

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    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 16-17, M 11 Responses Aug 5, 2015

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