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I Know About Long Distance Relationships

You either grow stronger or the miles kill ya 350 People

    I Am In A Long Distance Relationship

    Well, this IS the Internet Age and there's nothing unusual about online dating. Thing is, when I was introduced to this person, I was not doing any online or any other dating! I suppose its the old saying that you find what you are looking for when you stop seeking it. Anyway...
    godspatchworkgirl godspatchworkgirl 46-50, F 1 Response Nov 11, 2012

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    Ldr

    We are in the technology age and as they say, 1 in 3 relationships start online. My wife and i met online when i was here in Texas and she in Indiana. Long story short, after a few month of talking, i moved there. Had a job lined up and life was great. She eventually moved back...
    txsnowcat txsnowcat 46-50, M Feb 17, 2013

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    My Italian Guy

    Well , I'm an Algerian girl .. and I met that guy online year ago , he's an italian (not super hot guy) but so cute n sweet :) I wans't looking for relationship ..just friendship , but he felt soo much attracted to me n he was so nice n somehow i found my self liking him so much...
    MinaWapa MinaWapa 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 1, 2013

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    SkateDutch SkateDutch 16-17, M Mar 20

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    " Chances are most of you have heard this,

    It starts with two people in love, You make a lot of promises. tell each other you're different from the rest. The exception.For a month or two, the long, meandering conversations feel foreign and exciting. A chance to get to know one another on a more intimate level.And then...
    cbeneath cbeneath 22-25, F Aug 14

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    Possibility He Might Be Leaving For Afghanistan

    My fiance is in the army. Just recently came home from basic training and ait, after a long 7 months of him being away.  After millions of letters and web camming he's home face to face with me. Then i find out that its a possibility he could be leaving for Afghanistan. Of...
    kaitey1029 kaitey1029 18-21, F Jan 15, 2010

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    Long Distance Drama

    I live on an Island and I met a boy who lives on one too, only his is an hour on the boat away. Last year I met him on facebook through a friend, we started chatting and skyping and phone calls, it was just a bit of fun at first. Then I went to his Island and met up, we spent 3...
    Elise09 Elise09 18-21 1 Response Sep 25, 2012

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    2, 16yr Olds

    7 years ago I was 16 and attending my high school in California, I met the foreign exchange student also 16 from Germany in my french class. We managed to argue the first time we met lol...but we soon became friends. A couple of weeks later we started dating, against the advice...
    Mausi16 Mausi16 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 4, 2010

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    We Made It !

     We met in school when we were both 17.  She was a foreigner and spoke with an accent, so if her beauty didn't knock you off your feet, then the moment she opened her mouth heads turned! our families wouldn't let us "date" in the traditional sense, so we hung...
    balboaguy balboaguy 41-45, M 29 Responses Jun 22, 2009

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    I'm currently in a long distance relationship

    and I'm scared that when I meet them in person they won't see me the same as they do over the internet.
    imperffectperffection imperffectperffection 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 4

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    The Day Will Come

    My husband lived in Georgia and I live in Miami FL. For two long years of only having to see him twice face to face I knew and still know he is the one even though we faced a long distance relationship for the two years we pulled through. We met online via MySpace. I was 15 and...
    Beatriz1031 Beatriz1031 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 11, 2013

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    ClassicGentleman ClassicGentleman 18-21, M Aug 17

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    I'M Starting To Think They Were Right...

    Everything that everyone was telling me about long distance relationship, well your right.. I dated this guy for 12 months and we were in love.. We made videos together and always made me happy.. That's one guy I could never forget.. I ended it with because he kept getting he's...
    Cheekymonkey1997 Cheekymonkey1997 16-17, F 3 Responses Oct 16, 2013

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    I am in a long distance relationship,

    of sorts. She may only reside on the other side of town, however, we spend more time together online. Do not get me wrong, this is not chalked up to laziness or anything of the sort -- her mother does not approve of me as a friend and would flip if she knew she was not only...
    CharlotteKitten CharlotteKitten 22-25, T 1 Response Dec 16, 2013

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    I Had Two Long-distance Relationships

    I had this experience twice. The first time it was with a Swiss guy. We met through myspace, totally randomly and started exchanging emails. We began to write more and more, and all of a sudden I caught myself in love with a guy I had never met and that lived across the ocean...
    atonement atonement 26-30, F Apr 28, 2010

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    I am like an expert in long distance

    relationships because I live in California and my man lives in South Dakota. We met at age 11 living in the same complex in El Cajon, CA. He was my brothers best friend and a good friend growing up and we kept in contact via phone but I lost contact when I got mad at him. We...
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F Aug 17

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    I can tell you a lot about long distance

    relationships. They ARE hard. They CAN work, but MOST of the time, they don't. There is a big difference between being in a long distance relationship with someone you have knew in person and someone you have not. I have done both. When I reunited with the person I knew in...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 2 Responses Aug 2

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    She Moved Because of School

    My girlfriend of two and a half years recently moved to the other side of the state to go to college. so far things are going well. But i feel like a part of me is missing. like she has gone away and taken a big part of me. i love her and i really hope it works. it's hard to hang...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 10, 2009

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    My Long Distance Stories

    I have been in two long distance relationships before. One just ended on Sunday. My first one was with a guy that I have known for most of my life. I use to be best friends with his sister. We re met through a job a few summers ago. He was working at home during the summer and...
    clp2010 clp2010 22-25, F Oct 10, 2013

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    It's always going to be based on how hard you

    try and how much you love a person. How much you do to keep it going and how much you want it. It's difficult being w/ someone who isn't there physically especially as a teen who can't do anything about it. It sucks knowing that perfect person for you is a long distance away and...
    Joeeel101 Joeeel101 13-15, M 1 Response Feb 19

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    Woooooooo, go ldr, cheer up chums.

    Remember, everyday is just another day closer and every little thing is gonna be alright. Everyone's in a ldr out of love and you can't deny, it's worth it ^.^
    rainbowdrop rainbowdrop 16-17, F Apr 30

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    The Love From Within.....

    Long distance relationship (LDR) is never easy...  It takes a lot of effort to keep the love alive via email, skype, text and phone calls.   Most of all it does need a lot of trust between two persons...  Without the trust, the relationship is doomed. Like...
    Eternal Eternal 31-35, F 7 Responses Sep 10, 2009

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    My Japanese Princess

    It all started with a friend request over facebook, i added her and from that very moment i was attracted to her which i didn't act on as i had felt it before but this time it was different. For the first few months we didn't really talk so much just a few comments to each other...
    bigal220684 bigal220684 26-30, M Nov 17, 2011

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    Seriously Tho!

    Long distance...the only way it would get longer would be to go around the other direction...and even that isn't all that much further in the scheme of things. She is Russian. I didn't intend for it to happen but it did and here I am. I have been scammed by internet women? before...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 24, 2009

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    I Know About Them Too

    and I only have one thing to say about themThey are HARD
    Ice23 Ice23 18-21 1 Response Sep 3, 2011

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    Gettin Married And Movin Next Summer!!!

    well after a lovely 13hr drive back to North Carolina me and trev have made a plan!! first of all im not engaged yet but i kno it will be soon :). im excited bc when i go back in july were gonna look into married housing on the base. we finally decided that we are not spending...
    gamblesgirl21 gamblesgirl21 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 8, 2011

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    So, I'm 16 and I've known this guy

    for what will be four years in June. We met at a summer program for three weeks in NC. I live in Florida while he lives in Missouri. We were friends during the program, but nothing more. Afterwards, we occasionally communicated but around December of 2012, we skyped and things...
    kendalllll kendalllll 16-17, F 1 Response May 18

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    Hmmmmm???

    Philippines: do many pinay have secret Pinoy boyfriends when they date foreign men? Asked by Ninja7805 on 2012-11-06T18:07:11-05:00 Is it common for the Filipina to have a filipino boyfriend, or even a filipino husband, while they date an unsuspecting foreign man? I've heard...
    mel97 mel97 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 10, 2013

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    Bellacallidora Bellacallidora 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 15

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    Blah Blah Blah.

    Blah bleh blah blah bleh bleh bleh ... So i blah bleh bleh bleh in Beijing and bleh blah bleh I miss her ...
    MrTedy MrTedy 18-21, M Oct 30, 2013

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    I know that if you have trust issues

    and clingy tendencies. Long Distance is not for you unless youre like a billionaire and can afford to fly in and out .
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 18-21, F Aug 17

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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 Oct 16

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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 2 Responses Oct 22

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    I don't believe in long distance relationships. Is it really boyfriend and girlfriend if u can even hold hands. It's no more the words and pictures. Nothing is actually real. But...
    AnnaSpring AnnaSpring 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days 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 Oct 21

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    Long distance relationship is one of the best relationship. It's really sweet to see two patient hearts that are willing to wait :P
    ElizabethSwannTurner ElizabethSwannTurner 18-21, F 2 days ago

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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 Oct 20

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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 Oct 20

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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 Oct 21

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    I use to but after my last one I don't know
    RainbowWolf13 RainbowWolf13 13-15, F Oct 20

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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 Oct 15

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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 Oct 20

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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 Oct 20

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    I used to until I was in one.. Never again
    FairyDust711 FairyDust711 22-25, F Oct 21

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    Always the possibility they're a catfish which is probably the scariest part
    euphorian euphorian 16-17, F 3 Responses Oct 21

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    Nope. I've tried it and it absolutely does not work! So stressful!
    somanydynamos88 somanydynamos88 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 21

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    I used too, something happened, and now I don't believe anymore.
    ClassicGentleman ClassicGentleman 18-21, M Oct 21

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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 relationsh