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I Live Timezones Away From My Love

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 76 People

    -6 Hours, And I Consider Myself Lucky

    I consider myself lucky for a few reasons, the top couple are; I feel that it's probably more difficult to be the person in the advanced timezone. The restraint from contacting someone for most of your day (because they're sleeping or whatever reason) would be an intense...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Feb 6, 2013

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    5 Hours Difference

    I live in England, my love is in Florida. There's a whole ocean between us but not for long!
    sezziy sezziy 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 4, 2009

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    7 Hours

    7 hours. It might not seem like much, but to mean it is the longest time in the world. Meaning that we are apart, that we aren't together. I know things could be a lot worse, but right now it feels like hell trying to deal with those 7 hours difference.
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp 22-25, M Sep 3, 2012

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    9 Hours

    9 hours, that's our time difference. Its not horrible compared to 12+ but its hard. I've been in a long distance relationship with my now fiance for 7 years. We met in california where i live, he was the foreign exchange student from Germany. We met at the age of 16. A couple of...
    Mausi16 Mausi16 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 4, 2010

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    :( She is 5 timezones

    and an ocean away.
    Jericho7 Jericho7 36-40, M May 25

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    16 Hours!! :(

    The sun is just peering over the mountains. The birds are singing and the squirrels bouncing to the new day. I look at my clock. It reads 7:00 AM. But for my love the sun has set four hours ago. It's 11:00 PM and she's in her pajamas getting ready to retire for the night. We live...
    8182miles 8182miles 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 9, 2011

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    Not So Far But Far For Me....

    I live 3 timezones away from my love.... there is 3 and a half time difference....
    bublina bublina 18-21, F 21 Responses Jun 21, 2008

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    How About 9 Time Zones???

    Hi, I live 9 timezones from my love.  9.5 hrs difference.  I won't be able to go see her for another 8 months since air plane tickets are expensive.  It's alreayd been two months and I never imagined it to be so difficult.  She's my first love, and it is...
    Mahdi Mahdi 22-25 3 Responses Sep 1, 2008

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    akaKitten akaKitten 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 7

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    livelovehopefree livelovehopefree 13-15, F Sep 30

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    My only escape from this no love drama filled life
    xXxDreamer24xXx xXxDreamer24xXx 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 30

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    I wish I could run away and never look back
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    KiannaJ KiannaJ 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 5

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    Just four more days so I am finally able to feel the warmth of your embrace once again. I love you babes!! And don't you ever forget that. No matter what the circumstances. I am...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 12

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    would be nice... i'm never alone... wld love to just have ny own space a sanctuary where i can just scream, sing create without anyone... i guess im a loner by nature but thats...
    CigarettesandCoffee CigarettesandCoffee 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Sometimes I just want a break up from everything where I can just sit in the dark and watch stupid chick flick and eat ice cream..
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    Youuuuuu Lieeeee To Meeeee .
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    LittleStain LittleStain 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 23

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    neverweather neverweather 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 2

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    I've Been Throuqhh A Wholee Lott. I Dontt Knoww Howw To Actt & Reactt To Shitt. I Dontt Knoww Howw To Tell Ppl Whatt Im Feelinqs & Whats Goin Onn. Im Scaredd Too . I Jstt Pretendd...
    conniee3 conniee3 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 4

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    Maybee This Howw I'm Supposedd To Feel... :I
    conniee3 conniee3 18-21, F Oct 4

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    Things are changing and I do not like it :(
    Court24 Court24 22-25, F 4 Responses Oct 5

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    Shee Couldd Bee Holdinq Somethinq Insidee Thtt Couldd Hurtt Youu Onee Dayy...
    conniee3 conniee3 18-21, F Oct 8

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    I Cantt Helpp Btt Feel Thtt Sometimess Everythinn Iss Jstt Ann Illusionn & Nothinq Iss As Seriouss At Itt Seems .
    conniee3 conniee3 18-21, F Oct 13

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    I'm glad it's the weekend. It's been a rough, long week.....😢😣
    Court24 Court24 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Anyone else had a negative experience dealing with this guy?
    Mozfaz10698 Mozfaz10698 36-40, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    When people talk to me it makes me anxious. Sometimes it sounds like 100 people are talking to me when only two people are :/ help?
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    Tried. But jerks be everywhere. What now. Oh right. Focus on saints until transfered.
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