I Met Someone From Online

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 384 People

    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...
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    Nov 19, 2008

    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
    Aug 7, 2010

    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...
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    1 Response Jun 21, 2014

    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

    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

    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
    3 Responses May 18, 2009

    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

    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

    I have met a few people from online.

    I'm always careful with who I meet and making sure that people know where I am or who I am with but the people I have met online I don't regret any of it. A friend always tells me I scare her meeting people online but I've enjoyed each and everyone one of the friendships have...
    shecanonlydream shecanonlydream
    26-30, F
    1 Response Mar 13

    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

    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

    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


    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

    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
    1 Response Apr 15, 2011

    18/03/2016 - Shared the other day about

    multiple ******* in another experience. They were amazing. Met a guy online then we spent a week and a little together which was really great. I really enjoyed his company and I only hoped he enjoyed mine. Our first night together I was pretty nervous and to be honest I...
    shecanonlydream shecanonlydream
    26-30, F
    1 Response Mar 17

    yup met him online decided to meet a couple

    days later and he turned out to be normal and was who he said he was. we clicked right away it felt like I knew him longer than a couple of days. that was the first time I met someone I Met online. positive experience but I know there are a lot of horror stories out there
    powerStorm powerStorm
    22-25, F
    Mar 18

    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

    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

    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
    Aug 10, 2013

    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...
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    2 Responses Apr 24, 2015

    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
    2 Responses May 9, 2014

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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
    3 Responses May 28, 2009

    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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