Post
Experience Project iOS Android Apps | Download EP for your Mobile Device

I Believe That Internet Friends Are Real

Friendship is real... no matter what means it is spent! 36,677 People

SEND TO A FRIEND:

    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...
    ladybug96 ladybug96 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I'd like to believe that internet friends are

    real, but I've had too many experiences in the past and present that have made me question the validity of them. I know there is a being on the other end sending me a message. But for many, this is a form of escape from their reality, a place to create a version of themselves...
    Clairnite Clairnite 22-25, F 27 Responses 6 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel

    anyone want to chat? just looking

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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel
    ohmygosh6578 ohmygosh6578 18-21, F 6 Responses Jan 23

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Yea they are real but it takes time to learn

    if they are a real friend indeed...
    staceel1 staceel1 36-40, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    ohmygosh6578 ohmygosh6578 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 23

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    It's unbelievable to think how many times I've

    stood in the bathroom crying and holding a handful of pills up to my mouth. But every single time, something they said to me would pop up in my mind and I'd drop them. Thank you Jess, Elise, and Teanna for saving my life and giving me the strength to be four months clean from...
    sighselly sighselly 13-15, F 7 Responses Jun 26, 2015

    Your Response

    Cancel

    That Rare One Time When.

    .. You find your "lost twin.."
    DarkRooms DarkRooms 16-17, M 3 Responses 6 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    jaymazing jaymazing 22-25, M 6 Responses Jan 22

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    my rl friends always make fun of me

    for having Internet friends, but the truth is... I feel like the people I haven't ever met care more about the people who have.
    leedesirable leedesirable 16-17, F 5 Responses Jan 14

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel
    ohmygosh6578 ohmygosh6578 18-21, F 7 Responses Jan 24

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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...
    ladybug96 ladybug96 18-21, F 9 Responses Oct 13, 2015

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Sometimes I think internet friends are more

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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I don't think I truly believed this

    until I joined EP over 2 years ago. I received a message regarding a story I had posted, before responding I checked out his profile. He seemed sad, lonely and a little down on his luck so I sent him a short message of encouragement. Fast forward over two years later and we...
    GirlGonePostal GirlGonePostal 36-40, F 9 Responses Oct 18, 2015

    Your Response

    Cancel

    x3 I play a game called 'Roblox'

    and I have made some LEGIT friends, that I will hopfuly meet irl someday, they have been with me at least for 4 years, we've had some fights but got back together, we played games all the time... There REALLY special friends to me. Those people included, Cassie, Joey, Alyssa...
    xXCassie03Xx xXCassie03Xx 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 12

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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 1 Response 6 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I feel as if online friends can bring more

    meaning and authenticity in a friendship than a real life friendship could ever give. Most people in real life these days are too busy to socialize and give you what's needed to have an enjoyable stable friendship. Least its like that for introverts in a world that's over run...
    ThisStrangeEffect ThisStrangeEffect 22-25, F 8 Responses Jan 12

    Your Response

    Cancel

    (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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I hope I find someone online .

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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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 6 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Deprission Deprission 18-21, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I want to try this. If this is really

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

    Your Response

    Cancel