I Long Distance Realtionships Are So Hard

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    First Real Holiday Thanksgiving) Together (sort Of)

    When Anne received her acceptance letter to Wisconsin all the experiences I had from being bounced from Foster home to Foster home welled up inside me.  Until I was placed in my final home, I had tried to build friendships/relationships upon placement; only to be ripped away and...
    winecaddyman winecaddyman
    51-55, M
    3 Responses Sep 7, 2011

    Second Christmas Together Part Two

    To Anne and her family, Christmas Eve was the time for the big meal and gift exchange.  So I had, in essence, two Christmases that year.  Jeanne (Anne's mother) made a wonderful roast beast (those people were carnivores) with Yorkshire pudding.  I never had Yorkshire pudding...
    winecaddyman winecaddyman
    51-55, M
    2 Responses Sep 7, 2011

    Iv Never Met Him But I Love Him

    i love him, but does he love me? iv never met him, but i want him. i use to want him, but now i need him. face it I LOVE HIM but he will never know im dieing to see him in person to have him hold me and perhaps tell me he loves me you may say im to young to know what love is but...
    BrookeAnn1998 BrookeAnn1998
    13-15, F
    Nov 22, 2012

    Half A Continent Takes Its Toll (conclusion)

    December 12, 1980.  I did not realize Anne had come back.  I was outside splitting wood when I hear this familiar voice say, " Hi Mark!"  I stopped, dropped the axe and ran toward the fence.  I had to pause to catch my breath, I did not say a word I just placed my hand on her...
    winecaddyman winecaddyman
    51-55, M
    3 Responses Sep 7, 2011

    Half A Continent Takes Its Toll (part Two)

    As I stated earlier, 1979 to 1980 was just horrible.  I cannot honestly say I 'pined away' waiting for Anne, but it just was not the same.  In 1980, my senior year I hurt my back in baseball.  I was playing catcher and some idiot was swinging a bat in the on deck circle and...
    winecaddyman winecaddyman
    51-55, M
    Sep 7, 2011

    The Story Of Us

    when i was 24 four years ago i met the love of my life. at first we did the long distants thing. it lasted for two hole longgggg years, i gave him a choice one us moves or we end things between us. at this point he hant told me he loved me. i remember very well tho i loved him...
    fallenrach fallenrach
    26-30
    1 Response Feb 12, 2013

    The Struggle of Not Being Able to Be With the One You Love.

    i met a boy in early september at a campground. ever sence that day he has never left my mind. i love him. but sence then my whole life has functioned differently. i cant be with him, he lives to far away. my anxiety is out of control. what if he finds someone else? does he...
    broken23 broken23
    13-15
    Apr 20, 2009

    Yes! Only true love can survive.

    Distance is a big challenge for those who are in a long distance relationship. Need to work hard for it. But im pretty sure it will be worth it.
    Shai15 Shai15
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Oct 19, 2014

    Second Christmas Together (First as a 'real couple) Part One

    My first Christmas with Anne, consisted of walking down to her house mid afternoon, wishing the family a Merry Christmas and giving Anne her present.  I had already showed her brother, Dave, the neckless. In fact, he went with me and his eyes popped when he found out the price...
    winecaddyman winecaddyman
    51-55, M
    Sep 7, 2011

    More Than Friends ?

    I was on a penfriends site and I got a message from a lady in the US (I am in the UK). We exchanged messages there and progressed to emails and then Yahoo Messenger.We got on very well and, with her prfessional background to help her, worked out some thing I hadn't a clue about...
    Daltonico Daltonico
    51-55
    Feb 23, 2013

    Half A Continent Takes It Toll. Part One.

    In between our first and second year of college, Anne and I got better.  A relationship (long term, short term and even long or short distance) is like a garden.  One has to care for it each day.  At one point, during that hot summer of 1977, there was a break in construction...
    winecaddyman winecaddyman
    51-55, M
    Sep 7, 2011
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