I Have a Very Sucessful Long Distance Relationship

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 259 People


    My bf and I had an incredible courtship and yes that's what it was. He came to my dad's house to introduce himself on May day last year and we've met one another's parents. We are currently apart due to economic reasons but I really feel that the strength of our relationship is...
    Owleeeeease7 Owleeeeease7
    36-40, F
    3 Responses May 19, 2012

    It Doesn't Work For Everyone, But I'm A Lucky One

    My story starts with my sister's wedding June, 2011. She married SGT. Brandan Albin and they are currently living happily ever after. His best man, James walker (also Army) came into town four days before the wedding, and since I was the only one underage, I got to be the...
    meljo992 meljo992
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Sep 15, 2012

    6000 Miles ...

    5385.97 Miles from Thailand to Germany. We have been together for a year now and met each other twice. We have spent a lot of money to see each other since we have no choice as both of us have to graduate first. At the beginning, many people didnt believe our relationship...
    DollyDiva DollyDiva
    26-30, F
    16 Responses Nov 5, 2009

    Over 8000 Miles! Success!!! :)

    I just thought I'd share the video of our story :) So feel free to watch it! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=601Ct5CfB_s I met the most amazing guy on the internet when I was 14. He was only 13 at the time... We spoke a few times a week to each other for about a year until I...
    HyperAngel HyperAngel
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Oct 9, 2013

    Communication Is A Must

    So lately because of rainstorms in my area, we have had difficulties with my internet connection so when my LD bf and I were planning on Skyping, it was down and I missed talking with him. I was sad but figured we'd talk again soon because since his move we try to be accessible...
    Owleeeeease7 Owleeeeease7
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Jul 10, 2012

    Dealing With Issues Across The Miles

    Well the last time I talked/Skyped with my bf, he suggested that I go into school and start in the Fall or as soon as I can. I definitely felt pressured because we have talked about this before and I just don't want another loan looming over my head just when I paid the last...
    Owleeeeease7 Owleeeeease7
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Jul 18, 2012

    The Dream Relationship

    I have been online-dating an AMAZING girl who I thought I would never meet. Such a girl that I'd call 'dream girl'. She is truly the girl of my dreams. I am extremely happy with her and our relationship overall. It is the perfect relationship, we both love each other. We have...
    ferrrrr94 ferrrrr94
    18-21, M
    5 Responses Jul 24, 2012

    My LDR Story

    Hi all 18-3-2010 is the most important day in my life bcoz its the day when i met my boyfriend for the first time..Its been 3 years since he has become my life....As every couple we have also had many ups and downs in our relationship, but we have overcome it all.. Frankly...
    cute73angel cute73angel
    26-30, F
    1 Response Mar 17, 2013

    My Success

    i have done it before for 7months and he came back and now this is the final hurdle..we make it thru this and we can get married i am more in love today than i was yesterday..why? i trust like my life depends on it, i love like its my last day, and communication.. constantly...
    aynieebaby aynieebaby
    4 Responses Aug 15, 2010

    Missing My Man

    Hey EP world, I know this might sound nuts but last month my man tried to come visit me and got told he didn't have enough money on hand to come up well goes to show how true our love really is cause we've made plans to do this all over again and he's going to be coming up for...
    Semperfi112112 Semperfi112112
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Nov 11, 2012

    I Know

    my boyfriend and i have dating for 6 months and i knew him for 5 years and already do i know i love him deeply and he will be the one i want to spend forever with!! call me crazy but i seriously know! :) our long distance relationship truley is something that makes us closer...
    loveyou00x loveyou00x
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jul 28, 2009

    Six Months And Counting

    I am crazy about him the distance hurts a lot but I would be lost without him. I am so happy to have someone like him in my life and love being in love. I never thought I would be a long distance girl but he make it worth it <3
    SurelyUnsure SurelyUnsure
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Aug 16, 2013

    Forever & Alwayz

    I'll never forget the day i realized i am in love with my man,(before we got together) i was talking to a friend online and he told me that our friend was rushed to the hospital and that's all he would tell me well later that day i sent the friend a msg and told him how concerned...
    Semperfi112112 Semperfi112112
    22-25, F
    1 Response Sep 15, 2012

    Cant' Stop The Rock!

    Just wanted to share my happy story... We will be celebrating our 2nd anniversary this December! Marriage anniversary, that is. ;) The distance is difficult, but it's well worth it and it's not a big strain on us emotionally. The hard part is actually that our individual lives...
    Kopilot Kopilot
    2 Responses Jun 22, 2013

    Granted A US VISA! Bye LDR!

    I was working as a sales agent in a company where my fiance was doing business with, in the Philippines. We first spoke in December 2009. I was assigned to call him everyday for almost 2 years. We started using Skype on a very regular basis. December 18, 2012, he came to see me...
    GraceyandJim GraceyandJim
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Aug 21, 2013

    Let Me Seat-in

    Okay guys. Let me make this thing clear out. I'm not here to share that "I have a very successful long distance relationship" too. (LOL! How I wish I had :p) Because the truth is I always sucked in my past long distance relationships. I joined this group to learn the DO's and...
    riffraffmonster riffraffmonster
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Nov 26, 2012

    Totally Upset!!

    So as i had posted some time last week i only had a few days till my man got here.. well i was wrong.. He left on the bus got all the way to the border only to be sent back home and told he didn't have sufficient funds to cross the border.. Who knew that for even a 2 week...
    Semperfi112112 Semperfi112112
    22-25, F
    1 Response Oct 26, 2012

    My New Ldr Blog :)

    Hi everyone, my name is Alex, I have been in an amazing LDR for a little over a year. I truly believe that he is THE ONE! lol and we have plans to move in together this spring! But anyways, being that this is my very first time experiencing an LDR, I decided to document the...
    hiales hiales
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Jun 25, 2011


    I am young but am in a amazing relationship. Since the day I meet him I knew one day we would be together. Well that dream that I had became true a year and four months ago. I know we will be together for the rest of our life's. I never excepted to get with anyone else because I...
    grisjavi grisjavi
    18-21, F
    1 Response May 26, 2013

    Not touchin or kissing

    so what is the meaning of success ? I think long distance relationships are all about patient and in my opinion life is to short for long distance relationships :(
    fauxlady fauxlady
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Aug 25, 2014

    We Are The Perfect Couple, We Just Aren't In The Perfect Situation..

        My boyfriend and I have been together for over two years now.  He is from a military family (lived in the south his entire life) and our junior year of high school he moved up to Pennsylvania.  We got together our senior year and the morning after...
    MingoBee MingoBee
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Nov 4, 2009

    I have been dating my girlfriend

    for 3 years and 2 of those years she has lived 3 hours away. I have spent a ton of money to just go see her, but we never thought that it would work...and thank god it did because we proved so many people wrong. Of course when your in a long distance relationship you fight more...
    Lesb1anTaken Lesb1anTaken
    22-25, F
    1 Response Feb 27, 2014

    Home Sick For Him!

    I Have been with my boyfriend Maxwell for three years & i have put our story on another group "im in a long distance relationship". He lives in Grand Rapids & I live in Kalamazoo Mi, So we aren't entirely to far from eachother about an hour and 20 minutes. We spent almost every...
    CourtnieErin CourtnieErin
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Aug 20, 2012

    It's Worth It.

    Hi there! :] I just wanted to tell a short story about my long distance relationship, and to let everyone out there who doubts them - know that some do really work and most importantly are worth it! About 5 years ago I met a young man on an online game believe it or not. We spoke...
    Falvie Falvie
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Sep 8, 2012

    Girls Who Are In A Long Distance Relationship And Making It Work...?

    Hey! So I am in a distance relationship for a year and a half. Every time my bf leaves I get very sad and feel even empty sometimes (the first week especially). I get the feeling that my sister and my other friends just can't understand this situation and I thought it would be...
    thisgirl2121 thisgirl2121
    22-25, F
    5 Responses Feb 9, 2013

    7 Years...

    My now fiance and I met when we were 16. He was the foreign exchange student at my school in California. He is from Germany. The first time we met we actually argued..lol. But we became really good friends. A couple of weeks later we started dating. Our relationship was pretty...
    Mausi16 Mausi16
    22-25, F
    10 Responses Oct 4, 2010

    Possible Relocation

    I am currently facing the very real possibility of leaving my home state and moving to be with my bf due to his new job implications. I wasn't wanting to leave to be with him at first because all of my close friends are closeby and I have needed and enjoyed having their support...
    Owleeeeease7 Owleeeeease7
    36-40, F
    3 Responses May 30, 2012

    I never really thought

    that I'd end up in a long distance relationship but I've been with my boyfriend for 1year and 2 1/2 months now and we met through an app and we got together on dec 27,2012 and everyday we text and every night we talk on the phone and people are like well you gotta have trust and...
    babiigirl17 babiigirl17
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Mar 10, 2014

    Long Distance Relationships

    Long Distance relationships really works when they are real....... there are no assigned terms and conditions to have a relationship....... Its just go on and on...... and one day you make it.
    saltish143 saltish143
    31-35, M
    2 Responses Jun 11, 2012

    Who Would've Thought It Possible?

    so I met my bf on a online dating site. I signed up to not really 'date' but to just talk/chat with some people,and I did.i talked with about four or five nice guys with my same intention,to just talk with someone your own age about anything. I had been on the site less then a...
    lifeatthebeach11 lifeatthebeach11
    22-25, F
    1 Response Aug 11, 2012

    So me and my boyfriend met nearly a year ago now

    and we hit it off STRAIGHT away - literally. However things were not straightforward initially as he had a girlfriend - it was a pretty ****** relationship however - it ended pretty soon after we met and he moved back to his birth country (Australia). Now we are doing GREAT and...
    sparklespatron sparklespatron
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 25, 2014

    Since I Was Young..

    I was in a long distance relationship living on Skype and IM since I was 13- 5 years ago. We're still together, and he is moving down into an apartment 10 minutes away after his first year in college! If you're in a long distance relationship, it does get better even though it...
    Curiositykilledthegirl Curiositykilledthegirl
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jun 8, 2012

    Everything Good Always Has To Be Far Away From Me

    its a long story... and i dont feel like typing ALL O' THAT so right now, look i NEVER believed in that long distance sh1t.. i thot it always involved one of us cheating n there would be no point... anyway, i been talkin to someone for 3 months already deep both going thru tuf...
    nunyabiznes nunyabiznes
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 25, 2012

    Enjoyed Long Distance Relationship...i Would Like To Have Another One

    I've been in several long distance relationships where we get together every 4-5 weeks. The distance between is about a 5 hr drive. It's worked well as both parties & myself were consumed in our careers leaving little time for a ongoing daily relationship. You have to be very...
    Chuck60 Chuck60
    56-60, M
    1 Response Aug 17, 2012

    Different But The Same, And Not For Everyone

    I've been with my long distance lover for over a decade. Some things are easier with the distance, and others are harder. We've even broken up a few times. But really, it's not much different from a relationship with someone who lives within commuting distance or closer, and in...
    auroramaru auroramaru
    46-50, F
    7 Responses Mar 2, 2012

    Super Excited

    Semperfi112112 Semperfi112112
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Oct 14, 2012

    To say my long distance relationship has been

    successful is probably an understatement. I met my boyfriend on Omegle last August and I didn't think it'd turn out as anything other than one of those friendships where you talk for a couple of days until someone gets bored - but he was different, I knew that much. He lived in...
    ZaraHeath ZaraHeath
    18-21, F
    Nov 10, 2014
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