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I Know About Long Distance Relationships

You either grow stronger or the miles kill ya 439 People

    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, 2014

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    Bellacallidora Bellacallidora 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 15, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 16-17, M 1 Response Feb 19, 2014

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    SkateDutch SkateDutch 16-17, M Mar 20, 2014

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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, 2014

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    Let me share this experience,

    I meet someone and his 4,643 miles away from where I am, being in a long distance relationship is very hard but I'm trying to do my best and I think I already did, it's all great for a while we shared about everything's happen in our daily lives but lately someone stop trying...
    lilsummergirl lilsummergirl 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 15, 2014

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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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    Younger women dating older men mainly

    because younger women are attracted older men. older men mature, confident, stable .Mature guys always know how to treat their women.These younger women are looking for their age gap love romance.For older men, Younger women older men relationships will surely make an older man...
    alinacc12 alinacc12 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 15, 2014

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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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    " 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, 2014

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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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    Long distance relationships,

    although they have their perks, kind of suck. You see, I have this boyfriend who I really love more than anything in the world. He's my life. But.. he lives in England; I'm all the way in America. The timezone isn't absolutely dreadful, it's only 6 hours difference. Although...
    MrsDuckx3 MrsDuckx3 16-17, F 4 Responses Dec 16, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    ClassicGentleman ClassicGentleman 18-21, M Aug 17, 2014

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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, 2014

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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, 2014

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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, 2014

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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, 2014

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    Remember it's better to be wanted by one person

    than many, both will pay attention to each other and you can build a family that focuses on each other, extended family is good to
    monaroyalty monaroyalty 26-30, F Dec 28, 2014

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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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'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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Just so you know...yes I am currently in a long distance relationship with a lady I consider my true love. So I have seen this question asked on here and there are as many negative...
    srfchopper srfchopper 56-60, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Recently, i knew that girl from EP and she came to me after i posted some issue i have with my mum and after some time we discovered that she was almost the female version of...
    TheLeftBehind TheLeftBehind 16-17, M Dec 30, 2014

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    You think long distance relationships are stupid? Well im sorry i'd rather date somebody who's perfect for me and put up with the distance than put up with being treated like...
    Heart4Jesus Heart4Jesus 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 2

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    I went through a break up on January 7, and my life has changed in many ways. We were having a long distance relationship, since he went to get his law degree to the usa. We have...
    nyl16 nyl16 22-25, F 21 hrs ago

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    When you're in a long distance relationship it teaches you that you can love someone from any distance around the world no matter how far apart you are. The best part is when you...
    SarahMalka SarahMalka 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 19

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    This is actually a long question...So I'm a 14 year old girl who is having an online relationship with a guy 5 years older then me and we have a age gap and a distant relationship...
    hewie13 hewie13 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 2

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    It's very hard I can say that, but I think as long as both people give it their all, it's not just a one way thing, and more so give and take than it can work. Ld relationships...
    ArtisticLife ArtisticLife 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 11

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    Younger women dating older men mainly because younger women are attracted older men. older men mature, confident, stable .Mature guys always know how to treat their women.These...
    keliscc11 keliscc11 26-30, F Dec 30, 2014

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    All my relationships have been online. I'm a gay teen trapped in a homophobic place. Over two years, and with my ability to never give up, I've become the most perfect at online...
    ShaneJake ShaneJake 16-17, M Jan 19

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    I don't believe distance is a deal breaker as long as both people involved in the relationship are committed to making it work
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 1 Response a week ago

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    distance is not the measurement of love.
    oyeahn oyeahn 16-17, M Jan 16

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    as long as you both know know way you want and are happy with it I love them
    Tarmigan Tarmigan 61-65, M 1 Response a week ago

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    she sent a friend request on facebook . we did not understand each others language but i liked talking to her . then she stopped, i messaged her many time but no response. few...
    navchetan navchetan 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 1

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    As long as we are clear what our relationship is! Friendship? Romantic? Advisory? Cool.
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M a week ago

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