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I Dated Online

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    Online Boyfriend!

    After everything that had happened with my cousin, (Read that story), I've had a lot of trouble trying to date. It's bad enough I've never even dated to begin with so... Well I was over at one of my friends house, her parents where housing a party a couple of street blocks away...
    Jellie15 Jellie15 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 14, 2013

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    Although I've been f**ked over by the internet

    a few times, I'm thankful I watch MTV. Thanks Cat Fish :3
    InnerEgo InnerEgo 16-17, T 1 Response Sep 1

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    Yeah....wow...MISTAKE!!!!!

    Yeah I had an online relationship! Boy do I regret it more than anything at this Moment! I really wish I didn't get into it, because I got hurt hella bad! It was not worth the heartache and the pain
    DyinToBeLoved DyinToBeLoved 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 24, 2008

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    Happily Ever After

     It was a random crossing, that my now husband came across my profile on a gothic dating site (neither of classify ourselves as goth and we have no idea why we were even on the site). He messaged me, I messaged him, we talks on instant messenger and met the next day. I...
    Blazespirit Blazespirit 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 5, 2008

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    I Never Dated Anyone I Did'nt Know From the Internet

     When I was 17 and also 18 years old, I felt very lonely. I've never had a boyfriend, not even a date. I was just too shy to get to know a boy in this way.   So I started online dating. In the web there were a lot of lonely boys it was not difficult to get them to ask...
    LittleAnt LittleAnt 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 5, 2008

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    Not Going to Do It Again

    Long-distance online dating SUCKS!  I hate it and while it's nice to know someone out there loves and cares for you is fantastic, but not having them close by is torture.  Makes things worse.  At least if it's online and they're in a neighboring state then it's not...
    filthydieseltech filthydieseltech 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 9, 2009

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    Online Dating

    K I met this guy online in nov we hit it off fast started sleeping with each other by jan became boyfriend girlfriend etc anyways I decided to look him up found out he was married comforted him of course he lied about knowing her but than decided to tell me the truth about her...
    Feb 3, 2013

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    The List

    It's amazing just how many dating websites are available out there.  The following are the ones that I have used over a period of about 6 years, on and off, before I got married: MatchDoctor, Adult MatchDoctor, AdultFriendFinder, FastCupid (this includes a whole bunch of...
    fallentower fallentower 41-45, M 4 Responses Jan 23, 2008

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    No Luck :(

    since me and my ex broke up ive been trying to fill the empty hole that was left. ive tryed just about everything and no luck and everyone kept telling me that online dating sites are a good way to meet new people, so i thought i would give it ago....................... its been...
    jacksmith7491 jacksmith7491 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 14, 2013

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    I met my current boyfriend online on twitter.

    I've had my reservations about online dating since Catfish came out , but he seemed great, so I though "hey, what the heck, why miss out on a great opportunity?". We talked & Facetimed everyday for a few months, & then we met in person last week. It was great! I stayed with him...
    peaceloveindigo peaceloveindigo 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    So I feel like I need to say this story I've

    been keeping it in so long and guys/girls wonder why I can't date them it's because of this guy... I don't know how to let go...I've been talking to said guy online for like six years I believe I was 19 at the time now I'm 25 it's messed me up but helped me at the same time. I...
    muffinpowers muffinpowers 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 5

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    My First Girlfriend I Had Online.

    Well... It was a silly experience but I loved it. People would say that we weren't actually a couple, but I didn't care. I met her on Twitter, ( I had started Role Playing even though my account was just a personal one. ) we had some fun just RPing ( Role Playing ) then a few...
    ZeroX10 ZeroX10 22-25, M Aug 13, 2013

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    Society has long become more open to the idea

    of older men younger women relationship. Younger women are more vibrant, more full of life and that energy can spill over onto you, making older men feel younger in return. Typically, women mature at a faster rate than men do and sometimes a 50 year old man is more compatible...
    BB0729 BB0729 31-35, F Mar 19

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    It Didn't Work Out But I Am Not Sorry

     One year ago today, I dipped my toe in the Internet pond for the first time by joining a penpal club online. blah, blah, scrolled through hundreds of profiles,  blah, blah, finally found one not married who lived far enough away from me that I felt safe and who didn't...
    booklover56 booklover56 51-55, F 11 Responses Sep 15, 2009

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    2 Years.

    For 2 years I was in an Online Relationship, it started when I was around 13 and ended when I was 15. We met on a forum for a mutual interest, and were all part of a group of online friends. We'd talk in group chats, but rarely talk separately, we weren't very close at first...
    BanZeta BanZeta 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 13, 2011

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    Girls and boys, please don't!

    It's not worth it. Your heart gets broken and you can't even kick the guy in the balls. I always knew it was stupid, then I fell for someone and they proved me right.
    Chrissaysyourock Chrissaysyourock 16-17, M 4 Responses Aug 27

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    Love, Match, Barf...

    so, i have to confess that while i claim i don't like to meet strange internet folk, i was, for several years an habitual online dater.  i had personal ads on prodigy personals (before the world wide web-- NO photos!),  love@aol and then match...
    geenpunchbuggie geenpunchbuggie 31-35 1 Response Dec 9, 2008

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    Plenty of Fish!!

    I have tried internet dating much to the amusement of friends!!! I only met two guys. The first guy I met seemed quite nice, we went for dinner and chatted but then in the car on the way home he had his music on so loud we couldn't talk....very rude!!!! When I got home we...
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F 5 Responses Sep 16, 2007

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    Finding Love

    when I first dated online, it was rather interesting. People seemed to be different online to what they where in person. I dated a bit, some where married and some had girlfriends which totally irriatated me to know end. I was looking for something more then friends and more then...
    sassee1 sassee1 36-40, F Aug 10, 2008

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    Yea

    I've written some stories before about it. I dated a guy who was 35 with 2 kids and he turned out to be married. But he didn't tell me he was married until I was already in too deep. So yea.
    Warmthoughtsofyou04 Warmthoughtsofyou04 26-30, F Jun 28, 2008

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    I Dated Someone Online...

                       But I didn't use a dating site. I was on this fitness website where I was just posting in the miscellaneous section to make myself happy. I was dating a guy from my hometown at the time and really didn't think...
    ruggerbish ruggerbish 22-25, F Apr 20, 2010

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    Mistake.....

    Yeah I had an online relationship! Boy do I regret it more than anything at this Moment! I really wish I didn't get into it, because I got hurt hella bad! It was not worth the heartache and the pain. BroknWings....
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses May 22, 2009

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    If I were to date someone from this site,

    what are 5 things you like it want from me?
    FriendlyCanadian321 FriendlyCanadian321 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 25

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    Pretty Dumb

    i was 16 when i started dating online and i only did it bc my mom was newly single and since we had the net the she joined these sites, so i got the idea that if she can do it, why cant i?  I got into a lot of trouble, not with her, but bc of the stupid guys i dated. I...
    bOObsMaGee bOObsMaGee 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 4, 2008

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    Fairy Tale Story

     This is a mushy real life romance. It is also very true. On a recent trip OS I met my cousin and her fiancee for the first time. They met online. Their story makes me want to vomit a little bit, but it's very happily ever after. Here it is: My cousin is a very intelligent...
    CosmicLucidity CosmicLucidity 22-25, F Mar 10, 2009

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    Slow Learner...

    I've been using online dating sites off and on for several years.  I've tried different sites.  Yahoo.  Match.  Eharmony.  Singlesnet.  I've met a lot of nice guys.  I've met some not so nice guys.  I've met guys looking for love...
    cedricsmom cedricsmom 36-40, F 5 Responses Apr 13, 2010

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    So Have I.....

    and I met the girl 3 hours after we first met online last week.No it was not graigslist BTW.It is still ongoing.
    SirPhoenix SirPhoenix 41-45, M Jan 15, 2010

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    Kiss Kiss

     I dated this guy online once for two years. We also talked on the phone some also. He was a sweet heart.
    firestarterfairy firestarterfairy 22-25, F Mar 5, 2008

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    4 Members?

    There has to be a lot more people out there who has tried the prospects of dating online.  Someone should add a poll feature for "good idea" or "bad idea" to this group.  Honestly, it seems that the Internet connects us in so many ways, and with...
    nicole1355 nicole1355 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 3, 2006

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    The Long Goodbye

    Ok, so it's been a while, but here's another of my online dating horror stories: I met this woman, G, through an online dating site that specialized in "active singles".  The nice thing about the site was, it allowed you to see what each person's primary...
    fallentower fallentower 41-45, M 5 Responses Jul 8, 2008

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    Not As Bad

    I DATED A GIRL ONLINE ONCE WE ENDED UP MOVING IN TOGETHER & DATING FOR A YEAR AND A HALF.IT WASN'T HORRIBLE AND I DON'T REGRET IT AT ALL,BUT IT IS HARD WORK DATING SOMEONE ONLINE YOU JUST HAVE TO BE WILLING TO PUT THE WORK IN
    samlellis49 samlellis49 22-25, F Feb 13, 2012

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    Some things are meant to judged.

    Like us. As soon as I was born, my parents left me with my paternal grandparents to pursue their university degree. At 9, my dad brought me to a new country. He is extremely busy and strict. At 12, my mom came and dad went back to original country. Long story short, I was a very...
    jadedpearl96 jadedpearl96 16-17 2 Responses May 1

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    The "S" Word

    For those of you who were waiting for an online dating horror story...here's the first of what I hope is many I plan to share here. Most, if not all, online dating sites have a spot in your profile where you can list your marital status.  Yes, I know, this seems...
    fallentower fallentower 41-45, M 3 Responses Jan 24, 2008

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    Something I Learned From It...

    Some years ago, I was dating a woman and the relationship was in it's death throes.  The thing was, I suspected she was cheating online, so I set out to see if I could catch her at it.  I did, but that's not the point of the story here. In the process of...
    fallentower fallentower 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 16, 2008

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    Internet Dating and My First Heartbreak

    We agreed to meet on a Sunday at one of those coffee shops that stands on every main street corner of every major city.   How cliché, I thought, meeting a guy in a coffee shop. I actually first talked to him via e-mail.       ...
    dakota1185 dakota1185 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 24, 2008

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    I Was A Fake Online..

    I know what I did was wrong. I took pictures from a sitemodel and said it was me. It was a one time thing, but I had met this guy over the internet and I started to love him. He thought I was the girl in the pictures. I told him a fake name, a fake background of my life, a fake...
    xdoex13 xdoex13 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 15, 2013

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    Online Guys

    Everything started when I joined a site for dating online....this was actually the last march of this year and I ended it a month ago. Chatting w/older guys online was fun, but then I started meetin them up someWhere near me. The first one I dated was 29-years-old and he gave me...
    Lizzpunk25 Lizzpunk25 16-17, F Nov 26, 2012

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    I Met My Husband Through Online Chats

    When I left my abusive, first husband, I immediately put an ad on an online dating site. He still did not think our relationship was over, ugh, so I set out to prove to him that it was. Additionally, I did not have any support or friends, since my family was out of state, and he...
    LovesJeanValjean LovesJeanValjean 41-45, F 2 Responses Nov 5, 2007

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    Yes. I have online dated.

    I fell in love with there personalities and ended up dating them. I found out they were using me for my body. I would still online date anyone. I'm bi sexual soooooo yeah c; ages 13-16 thank you.
    mackenziee28 mackenziee28 13-15, F 1 Response May 13

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    Ok... I am back to date online,

    is very difficult to meet people in the real word. seem like everybody is in the web. I had a date 2 weeks ago with a man of my age, but I think, nothing happened (today I deleted his mobile number)... Tomorrow I will have another date, with a good looking man, but I am not...
    Etty21 Etty21 46-50, F 4 Responses Jul 24

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    How can you tell when an online foreign guy

    likes you? I didn't really met this guy on a dating site. I met him in an online game chat. In this game, you have to be in a clan. Since our clan have been going strong already for a long time, we decided to make a facebook group to know each other better. And in fb groups...
    someonewhoneedshelp101 someonewhoneedshelp101 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    At Least I Tried. ...

    At least I tried. All I got was profiles from other countries, wanting my Email address
    Socklord Socklord 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 5, 2008

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    I offer my service to all mistress's for online service
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    Yep I did we dated Them he dumped me And our anniversary was soon
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    Reputation Matters: As a leader in your industry, your online reputation is extremely important. Plus, with the ever increasing popularity of social media, it has become...
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    I REALLY want an online best friend! I always loved the idea of meeting someone (REAL) online and having an actual really close friendship with them. I do believe you can meet some...
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