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I Have a Very Sucessful Long Distance Relationship

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    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 22-25 1 Response Jun 22, 2013

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    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 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 27

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    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 26-30, M 1 Response Jun 11, 2012

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    Strength

    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 2 Responses May 19, 2012

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    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 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 10

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    Love

    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 16-17, F May 26, 2013

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    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 2 Responses Jun 25, 2011

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    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 Jun 8, 2012

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    since I've been in an LDR with my partner I've

    been reading posts and some blogs about other people in the same situation and I do feel like I'm currently in a successful LDR. I read Q and A bits on blogs and what other people in LDRs have said and I guess I base our success on the fact that we don't have the problems some...
    aly1011 aly1011 18-21, F Feb 21

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    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 22-25, F Mar 17, 2013

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    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 2 Responses Jul 10, 2012

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    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 1 Response Jul 28, 2009

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    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 4 Responses Jul 24, 2012

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    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 Aug 17, 2012

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    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 2 Responses May 30, 2012

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    5 weeks and going! I have a girlfriend named

    Ana, who's from Kentucky. I'm from Philadelphia, so go fig! Anyways, the past month has been amazing. Ana's amazing. She's been with me through alot of the stuff that's been going on. Not only that, she knows how to put a smile on my face whenever I'm feeling down. She knows...
    TheMasterMan1 TheMasterMan1 13-15, M a week ago

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    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 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 20, 2012

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    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 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 25, 2012

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    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 1 Response Jul 18, 2012

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    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 3 Responses Sep 8, 2012

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    Super Excited

    OK SO THE COUNT DOWN IS ON I'VE GOT 6 DAYS UNTIL MY MAN COMES FROM THE UNITED STATES TO CANADA TO BE WITH MY AND I'M GOING INSANE WE'VE SPENT THE LAST ALMOST 3 MONTHS ON SKYPE EVERY NIGHT TOGETHER JUST TO WATCH EACH OTHER SLEEP WE'VE MISSED EACH OTHER THAT MUCH AND TO THINK THAT...
    Semperfi112112 Semperfi112112 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 14, 2012

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    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 22-25 3 Responses Aug 15, 2010

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    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 2 Responses Sep 15, 2012

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    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 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 9, 2013

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    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 Aug 11, 2012

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    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 2 Responses Nov 26, 2012

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    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 1 Response Aug 21, 2013

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    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 Nov 11, 2012

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    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 9 Responses Oct 4, 2010

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    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 22-25, F 16 Responses Nov 5, 2009

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    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 6 Responses Mar 2, 2012

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    I Can't...

    Her lips are so hot... begging for a kiss every time i look at them... her brown hair... so beautiful i wanna run my fingers through it every day... her brown eyes... so gorgeous every time she look at me i forget everything and the world disapears... every time she look at me...
    naikeca naikeca 18-21, M 3 Responses Nov 25, 2012

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    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 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 16, 2013

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    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 1 Response Nov 4, 2009

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    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 Oct 26, 2012

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    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

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    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 4 Responses Feb 9, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    In my mind, a long distance relationship will work better.. In a normal face-to-face relationship you already have everything you want, and sometimes this can cause people to lose...
    LucyColemanxo LucyColemanxo 13-15, F Jul 4

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    " True love doesnt mean being inseperable; it means being seperated and nothing changes " " Distance is not for the fearful; its for the bold, for those willing to spend alot of...
    LucyColemanxo LucyColemanxo 13-15, F Jul 6

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    Well I've had no luck in face to face relationships just wish I could find someone my age or younge who wanted to be here
    csg0219 csg0219 18-21, M Jul 4

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    The thought of having someone love you, for who you really are, especially when being so far away fasinates me. Id live to be able to have that connection with someone before i had...
    LucyColemanxo LucyColemanxo 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 4

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    I feel curious and very keen to the idea of meeting someone online and sending letters to each other, get to know us and be very close. Please tell me if you would like to try it...
    renatadcl renatadcl 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 4

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    I think being in a ldr, shows that someone does really care for you. With being so far away, that person can still fight as much as they can untill you can finally meet them. And...
    LucyColemanxo LucyColemanxo 13-15, F Jul 4

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    I'd probably try it, see if it would work out
    bushpilot02 bushpilot02 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    USA/Ghana-- 7 years ago I went to Ghana with a Ghanaian-American guy I was dating at the time (let's call him Yaw). Since Yaw's main purpose in going to Ghana was to visit family...
    Eureka54 Eureka54 26-30, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    If you both trust each other then I think they can easily work! I think I'd be really good at a long distance relationship!
    tsg96 tsg96 18-21, F 9 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    In my mind, a long distance relationship will work better.. In a normal face-to-face relationship you already have everything you want, and sometimes this can cause people to lose...
    LucyColemanxo LucyColemanxo 13-15, F Jul 4

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    In my mind, a long distance relationship will work better.. In a normal face-to-face relationship you already have everything you want, and sometimes this can cause people to lose...
    LucyColemanxo LucyColemanxo 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 4

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    In my mind, a long distance relationship will work better.. In a normal face-to-face relationship you already have everything you want, and sometimes this can cause people to lose...
    LucyColemanxo LucyColemanxo 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 4

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    In my mind, a long distance relationship will work better.. In a normal face-to-face relationship you already have everything you want, and sometimes this can cause people to lose...
    LucyColemanxo LucyColemanxo 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 4

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