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I Met Someone From Online

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    Once, My Daughter Talked Me...

    Once, my daughter talked me into joining a chat site. It was against my feelings of them. but in the end after a lot of her nagging, I did and yes I met someone. We chatted back and forth for 2 months and he asked to meet me. My daughter said,"Say yes Mum". I decided it...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 19, 2008

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    Not Sure How to Feel...

    I'm new to this website but thought I'd start by sharing a story.  I was tired of the college hookup scene and really wanted a relationship but it was clear the guys i ran into only wanted one thing (something i refuse to give up if ya get my drift) so i decided to try a few...
    iwonderaboutyou iwonderaboutyou 18-21 3 Responses May 18, 2009

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    3 People

    to date, i've only met 3 people in person who i've met online.  one, i had an amazing date with several months ago.  We had a blast and it did get physical, but not all the way.  We tried to set up another date, but our schedules kept clashing lol  two, i...
    KinkyFlower KinkyFlower 31-35, F 5 Responses Jan 23, 2008

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    Here It Is..

    Im turning 17 and ill be a senior next year. I met this guy when I was a freshmen, he was a junior. So he's only 2 yeras older. It was some teen chat from seventeen magazine, and it took about 2 weeks of constant IMing to finallly give the guy my number, pretty dumb right? Well...
    Thedreamerxox24 Thedreamerxox24 16-17 1 Response Apr 15, 2011

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    i just met someone from online.

    .not on EP. Idk why i'm feeling down this after i've met wonderful person. Gosh...idk how to tell well him i'm not ready to be in relationship yet due to trouma from last relationship... My nerve came and feel down. My heart is completely not healed yet..not at all. Even if...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 24, 2015

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    Random Online Meeting Has Turned Out Great!!!

    So my mother passed recently and I have been a bit of an insomniac since. I posted one night on craigslist just platonic looking to chat. I got a few replies and this one guy I ended up txting with. That was Jun 17 and we texted back and forth till a week and a half ago. We both...
    prettyinpink2009 prettyinpink2009 66-70 Aug 7, 2010

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    Smooth, Like A Jazz Singer

    I have met people from online before.  Mostly from OKCupid, though there was that guy from the online magazine that I thought was much cooler until I actually met him.  My OKCupid experiences have been .. not horrible, but have prompted no return meetings.This one might...
    zenandi zenandi 31-35, M Jan 16, 2010

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    My Lamer Version of 24

    This happened ages ago, in time before instant messengers, myspaces or facebooks. I was e-mailing with a Middle European guy for some time and then he decided to do a North European road-trip on one summer. I got the honor of being the turning point on his trip, my hometown was...
    Fennella Fennella 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 26, 2008

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    If My Kids Did, Does That Count?

    i met my husband 38 years ago, before there was "Online" ever existed.  however, i have 5 kids, all married, all with kids.  all of them married people they had dated, and appeared (to them) to be a good match.  2 of the spouses...
    robyn robyn 51-55, F 2 Responses Jan 23, 2008

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    I met my husband on Craigslist

    and we love each other and have a child together.
    Kellroy Kellroy 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 21, 2014

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    Friends

    Well, I think I met 4 people from the internet. We started chatting on MSN and then decided to meet somewhere. Two of them live about 6 / 7 hours of train from my town so when we decided to meet they stayed in my house. Their names where Emma and Alex, I had a great time with...
    Vaiolet Vaiolet 18-21, F Mar 17, 2008

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    Yes, I Did...

    And I went to Prom with her my Senior year in high school. Too bad she turned out to be incredibly boring (and kissed like a wet pillow). Oh well. I guess it really is like they say, you can never trust the internet to truly reveal someone until you finally meet them in...
    zeligocity zeligocity 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 27, 2008

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    I was just strolling 1 day,

    jamming 2 my utube when I 👀 this guy hanging on a close line, that's where we met!!!
    pyeito pyeito 31-35, M May 7, 2014

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    Several Friends and One Romantically

    I'm still friends with almost all that I've met offline, except one. And still with the one I love ;) Not bad I'd say LOL
    TopazSkye TopazSkye 26-30, F May 5, 2009

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    Not Sure

    I have heard about catfishing and how do you know someone is genuine. I have been chatting with someone not close to me geographically. I have had her send pics but how do I know she is not just playing game
    kazzer2 kazzer2 46-50, M Oct 29, 2013

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    Mostly Friends

    I've met some very cool people online.  When I moved to Ohio (the first time) I didn't know anyone and wasn't in school.  This was a few years ago.  I met two guys through myspace (hey, I was younger) and we hit it off really well.  They were best friends and...
    apencilfornow apencilfornow 26-30, F 8 Responses Mar 26, 2008

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    Online Dating

    after i separated from my husband i went on dates with quite a few guys that i talked to online from various sites.  i never thought i would ever find what i was looking for (cuz they either just wanted sex or i just wasn't really "feeling" them) until...
    PrincessT PrincessT 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 16, 2008

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    From Okcupid

    Her name is amanda. She's from avon connecticut and we have a lot in common, more than we thought honestly. She's nice, intelligent, funny and cute :) We went to the asian market, cooked some nice asian food, and went home and watched a movie, since we didnt have alot of time...
    loverOfScience loverOfScience 18-21, M Feb 16, 2013

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    He Was a Player

    I met someome online and fell in love. All my friends liked him amd he conviced everyone including me that he loved me. I planned to leave my country and got to his. It was all wonderful. We were going to get married. He told me at 5:38am that he loved me. At 11:59am I got his...
    goddessofnight goddessofnight 46-50 3 Responses May 28, 2009

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    I accidentally fell in love with a ghost.

    I met him on the Internet. At first I didn't even want to talk to him because he was a silly sarcastic *******! Then we became friends.. not sure if I used the right expression but, we weren't really lovers.. but I'm sure that we were more than friends. . Once he got me, he...
    Perfecthope Perfecthope 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 26, 2015

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    Good and Bad...

    I have had mixed experiences meeting people.  I met a guy that I was friends with as he was passing through town.  We met and played some pool and had a couple drinks.  It was pretty cool, and fun. Later I met a woman I had met online and we...
    PHSensei PHSensei 36-40, M 4 Responses Nov 20, 2008

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    I got talking to a woman on pof.

    Exchanged phone numbers and started texting. Found it a bit bizarre to talk to some one I'd never met by text. We met up at a pub quiz night this week and had a great time. She is good looking, slim and seems genuine. I am cautiously optimistic as she's seems to be making a lot...
    daverob68 daverob68 46-50, M 1 Response May 9, 2014

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    Darling Demon Of Destruction

    I met my girlfriend Jojo online. It was the best yet worst decision I've ever made. We met on this writing website called wattpad and we talked for months before she started dropping hints that she liked me. Being the socially awkward weirdo she is, she was too shy to ask me out...
    BlurredBeyondTheStarsx BlurredBeyondTheStarsx 70+ Aug 10, 2013

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    I did this although it can be very dangerous

    if you go about it the wrong way. I actually met my current partner for the first time at my house which is crazy dangerous and I don't suggest anyone do that. Luckily he was not a psycho or stalker and everything turned out well. And a bonus, he looked exactly like his picture...
    littlemissdazed littlemissdazed 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 10, 2015

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    Met Him Today :)

    Let's call him "L", I met him from a website by chance, he lives close by.We added each other on Facebook and messaged back and forth. Then we got each others numbers.I've known him for the last 4 days (Wednesday). He suggested for us to meet up on Thursday but then I had an...
    Gemz2411 Gemz2411 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 10, 2013

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    When I was 14 I sneaked out of the house to go

    on a drive to the beach with a guy who claimed he was 19. When I saw him he wasn't 19 but 45 balding and wearing glasses. His car stank, He dragged me into his car and told me to stay quiet. As he drove my body froze, he placed his hand between my thighs. I sat motionless as he...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 21, 2014

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    Okay I Met my boyfriend in January of 2013. We've been together for three years and sadly we are probably going to be ending things soon. If you read my other stories you'd know we...
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    Ok, you (half) want to block them from everything? But there's a part of you that then worries what if they tried to and couldn't.......just because YOU'RE in no contact you still...
    Tingletips Tingletips 31-35, F 4 hrs ago

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    I met someone that has changed my life. Before I met him, I had social anxiety and many more problems. I wouldn't want go out and find comfort in my home. It's a long story how I...
    sxyylove sxyylove 16-17, F 7 hrs ago

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    Every once in a while, I really enjoy getting to know someone over chat. I think I like it so much because the person I am talking to is choosing to share whichever version of...
    echoamorphous echoamorphous 22-25, T 8 hrs ago

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    Help! So there's this guy I really, really like. He lives 4 hours away, but my crush on him is intense, so I'm committed. He's given lots of signs that he likes me - he wants to...
    thelupine thelupine 13-15, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    Help! So there's this guy I really, really like. He lives 4 hours away, but my crush on him is intense, so I'm committed. He's given lots of signs that he likes me - he wants to...
    thelupine thelupine 13-15, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    We chatted for a few days first. Then tonight i called her. It feels so nice to have someone to talk to :)
    Stealth3369 Stealth3369 41-45, M 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    I met a man on here that I fell in love with. I wasn't trying to find someone on here which was weird. He came out of no where. It's been a year and 2 months now since we met...
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F 3 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    I have finally met someone that I can tell everything too! We had been a steady thing in the past. It didn't work out for a lot reasons. (Other stories.) But we have reconnected...
    Dirtyoldman1963 Dirtyoldman1963 51-55 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    This time it has borrowed deep inside me. there are friends I have here that I love, they are my dearest friends, they help me conquer my problems at times and I have tried to help...
    boldtimer boldtimer 66-70, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I enjoyed answering questions from a really nice woman on here yesterday. I don't pretend to know her but she is intelligent and insightful. I truly enjoyed reading several of...
    2020dreamscreen 2020dreamscreen 26-30, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    internet is my only escape, because the reality means pain and suffering and working so hard for nothing, at least for me. in internet I am the person who I really am and I can...
    darklotus01 darklotus01 13-15, T 3 days ago

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    Like so many women, I stood at the altar on my wedding day full of hope and joy. At last I had found him: the man who made my heart flutter, my handsome prince. We were beginning a...
    lostmermaid31 lostmermaid31 41-45, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Today is the day..I reckon..I really need someone genuine here to talk to...It feels bad..when your friends are not there and your life is empty without them..You try to do all...
    AjLovesMusic AjLovesMusic 26-30, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Forbidden Fruit I loved someone. For the first time in my life i could actually say i loved someone. He....he was what i was looking for. Someone honest, someone who had felt the...
    PanPagan PanPagan 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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