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I Dated Online

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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...
    DyinToBeLoved DyinToBeLoved 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 24, 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...
    LittleAnt LittleAnt 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 5, 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...
    Blazespirit Blazespirit 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 5, 2008

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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...
    booklover56 booklover56 51-55, F 11 Responses Sep 15, 2009

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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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    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...
    Lizzpunk25 Lizzpunk25 16-17, F Nov 26, 2012

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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...
    sassee1 sassee1 36-40, F Aug 10, 2008

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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...
    peaceloveindigo peaceloveindigo 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 25

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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...
    fallentower fallentower 41-45, M 4 Responses Jan 23, 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...
    CosmicLucidity CosmicLucidity 22-25, F Mar 10, 2009

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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...
    jacksmith7491 jacksmith7491 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 14, 2013

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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...
    cedricsmom cedricsmom 36-40, F 5 Responses Apr 13, 2010

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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.  ...
    geenpunchbuggie geenpunchbuggie 31-35 1 Response Dec 9, 2008

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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...
    Jellie15 Jellie15 13-15, F Aug 14, 2013

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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...
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F 6 Responses Sep 16, 2007

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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...
    LovesJeanValjean LovesJeanValjean 41-45, F 2 Responses Nov 5, 2007

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    Found Friends and a Sweetheart - A couple years ago I posted an ad on an online networking / dating site looking for friends, because I had just moved to the area.  I...
    discoeterno discoeterno 31-35 Jun 29, 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...
    Warmthoughtsofyou04 Warmthoughtsofyou04 22-25, F Jun 28, 2008

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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...
    BB0729 BB0729 31-35, F Mar 19

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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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses May 22, 2009

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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...
    fallentower fallentower 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 16, 2008

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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 "...
    fallentower fallentower 41-45, M 5 Responses Jul 8, 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 "...
    nicole1355 nicole1355 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 3, 2006

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    So , I met this girl on ep and she's from London. We started to talk to each other one fine day and it went quite well she seemed interested and even i was kinda interested in her...
    Bleedblue14 Bleedblue14 13-15, M 2 Responses Mar 17

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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...
    fallentower fallentower 41-45, M 3 Responses Jan 24, 2008

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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...
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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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    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...
    ZeroX10 ZeroX10 22-25, M Aug 13, 2013

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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...
    ruggerbish ruggerbish 22-25, F Apr 20, 2010

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    I Love Online Dating - I have been meeting people offline via online meetings for the past 8 yrs or so. It's the best way to meet someone if you ask me.
    blackguyindc blackguyindc 26-30, M Nov 5, 2007

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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...
    BanZeta BanZeta 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 13, 2011

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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...
    filthydieseltech filthydieseltech 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 9, 2009

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    Where It Goes Nobody Knows - Am in a relationship right now. It's long distance of course. Shes in Louisiana and i'm in california. It might not work out but I am trying not to get...
    LylaRocks LylaRocks 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 19, 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...
    xdoex13 xdoex13 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 15, 2013

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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...
    dakota1185 dakota1185 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 24, 2008

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    I think I have feelings for someone that I met online, but haven't met in person yet. Anyone with similar experiences to share?
    aprettybrowneyedgirl aprettybrowneyedgirl 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 19

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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...
    bOObsMaGee bOObsMaGee 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 4, 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...
    samlellis49 samlellis49 22-25, F Feb 13, 2012

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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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    And Stupidly Enough, - I thought it would work! Ah the naivety of youth! But I guess we learn our lessons different ways. This is how I learnt mine. Others learn theirs in other...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 4, 2008

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    I have dated online a few times. Somehow I never got the person that I saw in the picture that they posted. One date explained that she had just recently gained a little weight...
    son2who son2who 51-55, M Mar 21

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    I signed up for a couple of the most popular free online websites while I was in the midst of dealing with my first real heartbreak. I quickly deleted the profile and cancelled the...
    rlc91 rlc91 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    I actually met him online. He lived in Europe and I in the US. We fell madly in love, and were in a long distance relationship for 2.5 yrs before I finally was strong enough to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 27

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    This is something I thought of this morning that I can't get out of my head. It's about how I feel about the distance between him and I. It's about all the other people I dated in...
    misselodie misselodie 22-25, F Mar 31

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    All the guys I dated I always thought were nice and the good kind. I meet men that were into church, good with their families, polite, respectful, and sweet. These men went out...
    brownbluelips26 brownbluelips26 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    If you really wish to save your cash purchasing branded formal shoes then you can try to get it ordered online. It is important that you set your best foot forward that would help...
    lahoward33 lahoward33 61-65, F Mar 27

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    Are you looking forward to the latest design and best fabric sarees for you? In this case, if you are really interested to buy the perfect one for you then you should try to...
    lahoward33 lahoward33 61-65, F Mar 27

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    You wish to get the best quality and branded pair of shoes for you, right? Well, it can be possible for you to get hold of the best online source that would help you to avail the...
    lahoward33 lahoward33 61-65, F Mar 18

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    About a few years back I met two guys off online. I started talking on Facebook with one of them. He lived in a different state and he wanted to come meet me. We got along really...
    ButterflyPrincess876 ButterflyPrincess876 22-25, F Apr 3

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    About a few years back I met two guys off online. I started talking on Facebook with one of them. He lived in a different state and he wanted to come meet me. We got along really...
    ButterflyPrincess876 ButterflyPrincess876 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    My bf has been playing with this guy online for about, well lets say almost a year. They even text now. The issue isn't them playing together, its what the other guy says about me...
    Slumbergirl92 Slumbergirl92 18-21, F Apr 9

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