I Love to Write to Pen Pals

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 88 People

    Recently got into it

    and it's so great. I love snail mail! Way better than emailing.
    EmiTru EmiTru
    22-25, F
    Jan 5, 2015

    I've tried online pen pal sites to find some

    pen pals but nobody wants to write actual letters.
    507max 507max
    31-35, M
    Oct 21, 2015

    Enjoy Mailing Off A Letter

    I used to frequent the post office to check out the stamps (I'm not a stamp collector nor are the people I write to but I enjoy selecting stamps and not just sticking any old stamp.). I used to have lots of things to write to my friends about. These are people I ...
    grinch83 grinch83
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Nov 28, 2009

    I Like To Write To Pen Pals

    i had couple of pen pals. but they said they couldn't be a pen pal cause the stamps was going up and couldn't  afford them..i would like to find some new pen pals with.
    shyship shyship
    41-45, F
    3 Responses Oct 2, 2010

    The Recession Is Costing Me My Snail Mail Pen Pals

    For over 10 years I have enjoyed the quiet and enriching hobby of pen palling and swapping stuff with pen pal gals all over the country.  Most of my pen pals and I had been writing for years.  This year two of those families lost their homes and 9 other pals of my...
    Pattiharvey Pattiharvey
    51-55, F
    4 Responses Sep 18, 2009

    Pen Pals Not Key Pals...

    I love to write letters, I just wish I had a more interesting life to write about. My letters are full of hopes, dreams, well wishes and love, though.... My circle is welcome to send me their address anytime. :)
    TheRealWoman TheRealWoman
    31-35, F
    5 Responses Mar 11, 2009

    Long Lost Pen Pals

    I had several pen pals when I was a kid and, well, I lost track of them as I grew up. I had forgotten about many of them and hadn't thought about finding any of them until I finished The Australian Pen Pal. In that book, the main character finds herself in Australia after losing...
    lauragreene97 lauragreene97
    Aug 5, 2011

    Would Love To Have Some Pen Pals!

    I am a stay at home mother whose son is now at school. I don't have many real life friends and would love to have people from all over to write to. I am 34 female orginally from NZ but now in California.
    celtickiwi11 celtickiwi11
    31-35, F
    Sep 1, 2012


    I love writing to people anywhere in the world, but the sad thing is I no longer have a pen pal. All my friends don't write back anymore because they say they like the internet more, but I just want a pen pal. I would like to actually get a letter in the...
    queenisabella queenisabella
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 23, 2009

    There Is Something About A Handwritten Letter

    It is like receiving a gift, a lovely surprise when you check the mail box which usually only contains bills or official letters. I guess it is a gift in a way. Someone has taken the time to sit down and write the long way, willing to spend the time with you. You can read so much...
    booklover56 booklover56
    51-55, F
    2 Responses Feb 8, 2011

    I Would Love To Have Pen Pals Again

    i am very much interested in having pen friends again. I had one from France, the other Ireland and we all just lost track of each other. it would be great to develop some new ones. so anyone interested, i am. 
    SilverLining1 SilverLining1
    26-30, F
    1 Response May 9, 2010
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