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I Believe That Long Distance Relationships Can Work

For those of us who are in long distance relationships or have been in long distance relationships that have worked. 3,048 People

    I'm Moving To Ohio!

    After 4 years of being in an on again off again long distance relationship with "Ohio", I have finally decided to move to Ohio and get my own place so we can actually have a REAL relationship where we can touch each other.  It wasn't an easy decision.  He had been asking me...
    livingdeadgirl26 livingdeadgirl26 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 7, 2012

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    SINGLE AND LOOKING IM 26 I HAVE A JOB HOUSE

    VEHICLE DISTANCE IS NO ISSUE MUST BE 18 AND OLDER IN THE USA WANNA TEXT?LADIES ONLY IM NO PERVE
    Sexytexan18 Sexytexan18 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 7

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    A long distance relationship certainly has the

    potential to work. But heed my advice: Don't make your first strong love relationship long distance.
    Landstrom11 Landstrom11 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 12

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    long distance relationships can work out,

    if you want it too....i had a long distance relationship and we worked at it for 4 months and then he moved in with me and my family because he had family problems and his mum was violent towards him. Now we have been together 8 years and yet we have worked at it all the way. we...
    westlife213 westlife213 22-25, F Oct 16, 2014

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    I believe it depends on the people in the

    relationship because ldrs involve lots of trust, communication, and no room for lying.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 26

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    Long Distance Relationships Do Exists.

    I believe that long distance relationships can work because I myself is in this kind of a relationship. Yes, it's hard, and very challenging but it's never impossible to make an LDR a successful relationship just like a normal relationship. To hell with those who keeps on telling...
    wifeynijim wifeynijim 18-21, F 9 Responses Sep 7, 2008

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    My boyfriend and I were in a ldr

    for 2 years and we lived in different provinces. We have now been living together for a year.
    lechatnoirr lechatnoirr 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 6, 2014

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    dansizzling dansizzling 26-30, M Dec 11, 2014

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    I'm best friends with a guy

    that lives miles away from me and our friendship will be a year old in July. you can make long distance work only if you want to
    thebladeisbae0718 thebladeisbae0718 13-15, F Feb 9

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    it's almost a year since I met her she is in USA

    and I am in India. I really wanna wait until I get a degree then I can move to USA until that only phones and laps can make us connected....
    SandyEboy SandyEboy 18-21, M 2 Responses Feb 10

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    So my boyfriend is in the army

    and he just got orders to Alaska last week he leaves Thursday :( . It's not going to be a good week.
    mixedlove mixedlove 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 6, 2014

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    i thought so but im not

    so sure now :( sometimes things don't goes as planned and i guess things are not always meant to be?
    daniellefeather28 daniellefeather28 26-30, F 4 Responses Jan 8, 2014

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    I thoroughly believe this

    since I'm in one right now. He's in Minnesota while I'm in North Carolina. We've been "together" for 6 months and we're still going strong. :)
    Skuggington Skuggington 16-17, M Feb 9

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    SINGLE AND LOOKING IM 26 I HAVE A JOB HOUSE

    VEHICLE DISTANCE IS NO ISSUE MUST BE 18 AND OLDER IN THE USA WANNA TEXT?LADIES ONLY IM NO PERVE
    Sexytexan18 Sexytexan18 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 8

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    I have a personal experience

    and it worked just fine besides missing them all the time.
    Raewyn95 Raewyn95 18-21, F Jan 26

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    Four and a half years ago,

    I met an amazing guy on a domestic flight (I was catching a connecting international flight). He swapped seats to come and talk to me, he took a while to say anything, but once he did, there was not a moment that went by in silence. We later grabbed our bags and left, he went to...
    ColetteR ColetteR 22-25, F Nov 28, 2014

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    Why I Believe Long Distance Can Work

    Yesterday I had a conversation about long distance relationships with a good friend of mine. I showed her the gift I received for Valentine's Day and she was like "you know what? I can't understand how you can say you love this man and that you have a boyfriend when you only see...
    Mizery25 Mizery25 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 13, 2013

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    Nine ways that long distance relationships can

    help: 1. The knowledge that if you survive the distance, your relationship can survive anything. 2. You don't have to be presentable all the time -- you can have off days. 3. Long distance relationships are a lesson in effective communication. 4. For it to work, both parties...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Mar 28, 2014

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    Metamorphosis Of Non-universal Love..misery.

    All forms of love except that which transcends the physical nature and attributes , and that which is all pervasive, results in misery. This idea is not as complex and profound as it may sound. Simplistically put, such love, whose object is physical form and physical attributes...
    guardsvan guardsvan 41-45, M 3 Responses Sep 1, 2012

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    she sent a friend request on facebook .

    we did not understand each others language but i liked talking to her . then she stopped, i messaged her many time but no response. few weeks later she messaged again and we talked over skype as well. she is algerian, mysterious and young, i dont understand her but i have fallen...
    navchetan navchetan 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 1

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    I believe that long distance relationships can

    work as long as both people are totally committed to making it work.
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 2 Responses Dec 2, 2014

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    I actually know they can,

    I'm in one and I've been in one for a few months now and it is perfect :) I love you david <3
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 10

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    It's weird feeling alone in a room full of

    people, you're with a group and you're all talking, but you still feel on your own. People keep talking about their partners, they'll going to meet them after college, or spend free lessons studying together. I'll sit with them at lunch, my two friends and their boyfriends with...
    ForBetterOrForWorse ForBetterOrForWorse 16-17, F 3 Responses Sep 11, 2014

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    Beautiful Tragic

    I used to be so positive about this,but sometimes, the distance and time of being apart is taking it's toll. Before we decided to enter this kind of relationship, I am fully aware that it's not gonna be easy, but still, the roller coaster of events and emotions still catches me...
    katyyoung katyyoung 18-21, F 5 Responses Jan 2, 2013

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    So my girlfriend and I are going on our eight

    month of our long distance relationship, and it is certainly a lot more different than i pictured it being. This is definitely one of the most challenging things that I have done, because we both need to continuously work so hard to make it work between us. I am at college, and...
    Charlespappas Charlespappas 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 10

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    Younger women dating older men mainly

    because younger women are attracted older men. older men mature, confident, stable .Mature guys always know how to treat their women.These younger women are looking for their age gap love romance.For older men, Younger women older men relationships will surely make an older man...
    keliscc11 keliscc11 26-30, F Dec 30, 2014

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    Just so you know...yes I am currently in a long

    distance relationship with a lady I consider my true love. So I have seen this question asked on here and there are as many negative answers as there are positive ones. The most common comment for the ones that say they do work is that both people have to be committed to each...
    srfchopper srfchopper 56-60, M 1 Response Jan 26

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    I Wouldn't Trade You For the World Baby.

      So the catastrophe has been put in place. The emotions strung from the roof; high. The butterflies, no longer conspicuous, they’ve sliced and diced my insides into a ribbon-strewn mess. With no hope of solving the enigma: who put them there? I often evoke thoughts...
    Flicksy Flicksy 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 22, 2009

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    SINGLE AND LOOKING IM 26 I HAVE A JOB HOUSE

    VEHICLE DISTANCE IS NO ISSUE MUST BE 18 AND OLDER IN THE USA WANNA TEXT?LADIES ONLY IM NO PERVE
    Sexytexan18 Sexytexan18 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 17

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    My Eminem-based Love Song

    (Verse 1) How do you know if you're in love? When you don't gotta give up Even though you can't touch The relationship ain't much But even so, as such You choose not to hold a grudge On all of the folks Who put your heart on the roast And all of 'em or most Can just about boast...
    GreenManley GreenManley 18-21, M 3 Responses Jul 5, 2013

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    Worth the Wait

    I'm in a new relationship with an incredibly wonderful man (who makes me laugh) and he lives in another state.  I've never been involved in a LDR before, but I know that they can work.  Because we're working together to make it work.  Daily phone calls...
    CuriosityKitten CuriosityKitten 31-35, F 36 Responses Feb 8, 2009

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    I haven't been with this guy

    for very long but he's had the most positive influence on me. Nobody has influenced me to do and be so good- but at the same time it's my choice! He lives 8 hours away n he makes me happier than people who are around me.
    bigca1697 bigca1697 16-17, F Mar 18

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    Well from experience.

    .. they will work if both are committed to make them work. I just came off a 4 year run around ... lol only Chace if she chances you back.
    kerac kerac 51-55, M Dec 31, 2014

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    My bestfriends mom had a long distance with her

    boyfriend for about 6 years and met each other 2 years after and they just got married. I think long distance relationship can work if both sides don't give up or lie and cheat on the other person.
    sissapearl sissapearl 13-15, F Feb 9

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    I Am In A Long Distance Relationship

    "Not because you can not envision yourself in it, or you’ve heard stories of know people who didn't end up together, or even if yours did not turn out to be the fairytale that you expected it to be, it does not give you the right to generalize that long distance relationships...
    katyyoung katyyoung 18-21, F 9 Responses Nov 4, 2012

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    Test Of Love.

    Long distance relationships are the purest test of love. If you can love someone on the other side of the world and still trust them, you have already got what a lot of ‘real relationships’ do not. How you keep the spice of the relationship with every smiles in the pictures...
    FreeyourSoul FreeyourSoul 70+ 3 Responses Oct 26, 2013

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    I Find My Self Thinking 'it Just Has To Work'

    If you believe even for a second that it won't work, then whats it all for? the constant fights, missing the other person all the time, always wanting to hold them but hardly being able to. so i always tell my self, of course it'll work, it has to, because i just can't bare to...
    blackfire459 blackfire459 18-21, M Nov 18, 2011

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    You think long distance relationships are

    stupid? Well im sorry i'd rather date somebody who's perfect for me and put up with the distance than put up with being treated like **** by some douchebag who lives closer -_-
    Heart4Jesus Heart4Jesus 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 2

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    Five Years, 100 Round-Trip Flights, Many Emails, Daily Calls

    I started a long-distance relationship (very) soon after meeting the lovely lady to whom I'm now married. She was just starting college, I was just moving on to grad school some 500 miles away, and we gave it a go. We were long distance for 5 years until I finished grad school...
    nuriah nuriah 36-40, M 1 Response Oct 14, 2013

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    SINGLE AND LOOKING IM 26 I HAVE A JOB HOUSE

    VEHICLE DISTANCE IS NO ISSUE MUST BE 18 AND OLDER IN THE USA WANNA TEXT?LADIES ONLY IM NO PERVE
    Sexytexan18 Sexytexan18 26-30, M Feb 19

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    Marriage In A Distance

    >>> to share my husband note :)) We met each other online around October 2010. I’m from Canada, and she’s from the Philippines. She added me on her Face book, and I followed her in other social networking sites (yahoo and Skype). We started talking almost EVERYDAY since...
    iamclarisse iamclarisse 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 28, 2012

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    If the love trust and commitment is there then

    yes they can. But without those three things they are doomed.
    ImJustJen ImJustJen 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 7, 2014

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    This is actually a long question.

    ..So I'm a 14 year old girl who is having an online relationship with a guy 5 years older then me and we have a age gap and a distant relationship going on. I live in Australia and he lives in Italy which is very far away which makes it difficult to want to see each other but we...
    hewie13 hewie13 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 2

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    I've been in a long distance relationship

    for three and a half years... We haven't even met face to face yet, but we expect to within the next few weeks... (Very Long Story!) We'll get married soon after our meeting... Love him and can't wait to be with him forever X
    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses Apr 18, 2014

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    I Really Do.

    A long distance relationship brings people even closer together.  I believe this because both people are putting a lot more effort into it.  You are sharing your daily lives with one another, you have a lot more trust put into one another, and you are truly supportive...
    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses May 25, 2010

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    "There are moments in life

    when you miss someone so much that you want to pick them up from your mind and hug them. .... Like right now"
    IfOnlyIHadWingz IfOnlyIHadWingz 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 29, 2014

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