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I Enjoy Long Distance Relationships

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 43 People

    In Texas

    my current boy friend lives in texas, i live in kentucky. I like it cause i know I can get to know him before i actually met him. I know it sounds weird, but its very comforting that he is on the other side of the internet... kinda hard to explain, try it sometime lol, u will...
    Trixies Trixies 18-21, F Dec 3, 2007

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    My Safety Net

    Its safer for me to get in l.d.Relationships ... because i can  safely end the relationship with out the heartache of  being able to run into them ..  oh who am i kidding Jake lives in Iowa and im still chasing him ???  but i do like them .. They do take a lot...
    starstruck2xtrme starstruck2xtrme 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 1, 2007

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    Long Distance Marriage

    Well at the moment I'm in a long distance marriage - I want him home so don't really enjoy it too much but it is great to have some space between us sometimes. Absence makes the heart grow fonder!
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 22, 2008

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    I Dont Enjoy, I Just Somehow Get Into Them

    Two long distance relationships. One with A german, I married him so he could get his papers...and we could live happily ever after...or maybe just in my naive 18 year old mind.. He was lazy, got fatter...did not work or go to school...and I supported him financially for six...
    complicatedangel complicatedangel 21-25, F Jul 26, 2007

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    Distance

        I'm in a long disteance relationship. It is so hard. I miss the guy so much. I wish that he was home with me. But I know that its possibable right now. He is in the navy. He can only come hom eon leave. I don't know when that will happen. I hope that it is some...
    acjf acjf 22-25, F Aug 25, 2010

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    Related Experiences

    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...
    westlife213 westlife213 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    They never work. I been in three long distance relationships. I have broke up with two of them. The third I am about to throw in the towel. Long distance in my book is more than 3...
    calliesweetheart calliesweetheart 22-25, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I was in two long distance relationships and both went sour. With the first guy I was with him for 7yrs. It started off as a long distance relationship then I moved closer to him...
    Morenita79 Morenita79 31-35, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    I've been in a long distance relationship for 8 months now. We met in a karaoke app, so at first most (if not everything) of the things we do together are songs. After sometime...
    ICanBeBad ICanBeBad 31-35, F Sep 24

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    Long distant relationships don't work there are other people that you might fall for you need someone to be there with you to hug you, love you, if your not there with them you'll...
    gwen160000 gwen160000 13-15, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I just wouldn't like it. If I'm in a relationship with someone I like to be with that person and see them and have not only that emotional connection, but that physical connection...
    musicislife00 musicislife00 16-17, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    I believe LDR can work as long as you have a plan. If you don't have a plan to get together, or to see each other, it most likely won't end up ok. You have to live in reality. Do...
    Acprat Acprat 16-17, F 3 Responses Sep 25

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    I reach out and touchSo close in my thoughtsSo far in distanceYet right by my sideConnected to youI speak to you alwaysSo far awayYour right by my sideI breath with youI feel,your...
    charlie1960 charlie1960 51-55, M 1 Response Oct 2

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    I believe that if there comes a time where you and your lover are going to be apart because of distance, might as well end it. And believe that if you guys were truly meant to be...
    KarinaLin KarinaLin 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    If you don't live within walking distance, you live too far . I mean unless you would like to travel to me and bring me to you
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Ok well before me and my girlfriend moved away from each other we were dating and extremely happy with each other but :,( i moved and we kept in contact *we chatted 24-7 365 and...
    Kitry Kitry 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 26

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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 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 6

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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

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    Believe it or not, im in one right now :)
    Sierra1993 Sierra1993 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    All too often I've seen them crumble, whilst preventing either party from seeking joy and comfort where they are. Do yourselves a favour. Save the heart ache and break up. It is...
    JacobStark JacobStark 18-21, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Your just to far apart and there's other people you could start liking someone else and hook up with them because no ones there with you to keep you, love you, hug you, you need...
    gwen160000 gwen160000 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    I use to but after my last one I don't know
    RainbowWolf13 RainbowWolf13 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I used to until I was in one.. Never again
    FairyDust711 FairyDust711 22-25, F 16 hrs ago

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    Always the possibility they're a catfish which is probably the scariest part
    euphorian euphorian 16-17, F 3 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    Nope. I've tried it and it absolutely does not work! So stressful!
    somanydynamos88 somanydynamos88 26-30, M 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    I used too, something happened, and now I don't believe anymore.
    ClassicGentleman ClassicGentleman 18-21, M 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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      My name is Stephanie Lewis and I am a casting director in NYC. I am developing a docu-series around couples in inter-country long distance relationships, so I wanted to...
    StephanieLewis710 StephanieLewis710 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 1

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      My name is Stephanie Lewis and I am a casting director in NYC. I am developing a docu-series around couples in inter-country long distance relationships, so I wanted to...
    StephanieLewis710 StephanieLewis710 26-30, F Oct 1

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      My name is Stephanie Lewis and I am a casting director in NYC. I am developing a docu-series around couples in inter-country long distance relationships, so I wanted to...
    StephanieLewis710 StephanieLewis710 26-30, F Oct 1

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    I think long distance relationships can work. If you honestly like that person enough and care for them knowing they care for you. But, in hindsight it can really take a toll just...
    DavidReam DavidReam 13-15, M Oct 6

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    I have been in two long distance relationships and they have worked out wonderfully. Although we did break up the connection I had with them was better than I could ever ask for...
    glomilk glomilk 13-15, F 7 Responses Oct 6

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    ive had several long distance relationships. two turned into marriage. so i know it can work it just has to be something u both want!
    SadisticPsychoBitch SadisticPsychoBitch 31-35, F Oct 4

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    I do not understand why people are in long distance relationships if they are not willing to just make being together happen. If it really is love and all the warm fuzzy that goes...
    giayesim12 giayesim12 46-50, F 4 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    I've had long distant relationships before and didn't work out that well.. We either drifted apart from no contact or the love fizzled out.. Im currently in a new long distance...
    BennetWitch BennetWitch 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 10

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    I'm in a long distance relationship...AGAIN! In may I broke up with my boyfriend of over two years, mainly because it wasn't working out for us. Well for me at least. But also...
    Pennyhearts Pennyhearts 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 24

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    Am living in SM deprived of love. Still, I don't want to cheat on, guess long term relationships on internet or virtual relationships can't be termed as cheating and two people...
    Raajan71 Raajan71 41-45, M 1 Response Oct 4

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    I am in a new international long distance relationship. We met while we were on vacation, and we texted each other everyday and Skyped once every week. I went to see him after 4...
    lilanow lilanow 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 30

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    My boyfriend is currently in boot camp and I'm attending college to become a Dental Hygienist. I'm hoping to get into the Fall 2015 program and it's for 2 years. That leaves my...
    amoulton93 amoulton93 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    The last time I was in a long distance relationship, it ended badly; and I swore to never do that again^^' Now, two years later, I'm in another long distance relationship, and it's...
    VivGhost VivGhost 16-17, F 3 Responses Sep 23

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    As of March 21st 2015, I will have been in a long distance relationship for 5 years. I am in love with the guy I am with, but the only problem is, while we are apart, he hardly...
    anonymouslymysterious anonymouslymysterious 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 12

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    I'm in love with a woman that shares her intellect with me and that's all. Not her body, and even though I lust her at random times, I've grown to respect her spirit. She's 5,000...
    KamtaMaat KamtaMaat 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 3

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    Yes! Only true love can survive. Distance is a big challenge for those who are in a long distance relationship. Need to work hard for it. But im pretty sure it will be worth it.
    Shai15 Shai15 22-25, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I've been in a long distance relationship for 3 and a half years now. 59 days (not counting or anything) left til I leave and move in with him. I get asked so much how to make it...
    ShiveringGaze27 ShiveringGaze27 18-21, F 7 Responses Sep 23

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    Long Distance Relationship is possible as long as both still look at the same sky, step the same planet, breathe the same air. Love can move mountains, divide the sea and detour...
    IAMPINAY IAMPINAY 22-25, F 4 Responses Oct 4

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    I'm in a long distance relationship but I'm not happy at all. We haven't been together that long and we barely text anymore. Before we got together he said he would always be there...
    AJMClassof14 AJMClassof14 18-21, F 5 Responses Oct 9

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    It hurts. It's pure torture. But it's worth it. I still haven't figured out how to manage the dreadful emotions that come with being in a long distance relationship. The endless...
    unpredictableprediction unpredictableprediction 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 13

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    I had not yet been in a long distance relationship. But I believe it can work if: 1. Both parties can compromise each other well. 2. Sacrifices need to be made. 3. Don't waste your...
    cherryknot cherryknot 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 22

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