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I Met Someone From Online

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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 1 Response Oct 29, 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    met someone on this list,

    connected with him not sexually but mentally , wit wise ..was really enjoying the repartee , he got spooked did not want to get close to anyone, he is married I am married, but it wasn't sexual so not sure I understand why backing off..confused... sad really , you find that...
    westwoman westwoman 56-60, F 2 Responses Jul 24

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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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    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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    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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    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 41-45, M 1 Response May 9

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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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    I met my husband on Craigslist

    and we love each other and have a child together.
    Kellroy Kellroy 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 21

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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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    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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    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 12827 Aug 7, 2010

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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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    butterflylady21 butterflylady21 46-50, F 1 Response Feb 20

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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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    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...
    heyitsabike heyitsabike 31-35, F 3 Responses Jun 21

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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

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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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I recently just met someone online and yesterday we met for the first time. I didn't really have any expectations but I probably could have never imagined it be so amazing! It's...
    Shygirl917 Shygirl917 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 9

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    I just met someone online that keeps me happy. She's open and generous with her thoughts and desires. And photos.
    willbutler412 willbutler412 51-55, M 1 Response Aug 12

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    I met my husband online. I also met a lot of creeps in the process. I learned that I had to post EXACTLY what I wanted and then when the person I talked to didn't line up with that...
    jroadice jroadice 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 10

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    I met my boyfriend online. Our first date was at a park. We only had a goodbye hug on the first date. He's English, I'm Taiwanese. We are now happily together for 6 months, and I...
    dianashih1223 dianashih1223 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 9

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    Met a girl online and started texting and talking on the phone for a day and a halft until I asked about her weigh not cool.
    rodartecro rodartecro 22-25, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I met someone today! I was walking out of a restaurant and this guy quickly leaned out of the window of his parked truck to call out thinking I was someone else. After a moment...
    misspaperwait misspaperwait 22-25, F Aug 1

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    I went out last night. And I met someone. Very strange. I basically stole his hat, (that's the sort of thing I do when I'm drunk. Very annoying, I know) and next thing I know, he's...
    ImpossibleHeart ImpossibleHeart 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I met someone on the internet last night. He was 20, I'm 15 and I only knew him for a few hours but I talked him out of suicide. He was already bleeding but I convinced him to...
    lucy707 lucy707 13-15, F Aug 10

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    I met this guy through a friend of mine on minecraft one day (my friend had the server and then the guy got on and yah) we've known each other for almost 2 years and he's seen me...
    myscarsaremymedals myscarsaremymedals 13-15, F 16 hrs ago

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    I think she knows x So online relationships are seen by many as not real relationships. I found someone online and started talking to them. I had no intentions or expectations...
    myownbox myownbox 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 10

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    I actually met him on here , What can I say , when you least expect it things happen that can not be explained except in the context of fate . I have never got along so smoothly...
    NeverForeverAgain68 NeverForeverAgain68 31-35, F 4 Responses Aug 9

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    The guy I met online is so important to me because he helped me stop cutting, but he won't speak to me anymore and I'm hurting more than ever because I feel like he's stopped...
    weby667 weby667 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 6

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    I have been chatting with a guy for 6 years online. Over the years his interest will dwindle or he gets caught up in rl. Those periods of time range from days-weeks- or months. I...
    caddriss caddriss 31-35, F 4 Responses Aug 10

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    I actually met her on this site. She is an amazing person and I feel very fortunate to have her in my life. We text and talk on the phone every day for hours on end. We recently...
    happinessinslavery happinessinslavery 36-40, M 2 Responses Aug 7

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    I met this preop tranny girl who is 4 years older than me but 6 inches shorter than me and she is a little ***** sometimes but I love her. The only thing is that she is on the...
    alextricution alextricution 18-21 Aug 12

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    My girlfriend and I have been dating for 8 months now. We met on an app called 'Whisper'. On this app, people post secrets and short stories. The best part is... everyone is...
    Pickles0212 Pickles0212 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 2

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    ive been through the ringer with trying to find a decent guy. i ve talked to 3 guys and they all were bad experiences, so i got frustrated and posted an ad on craigslist. this is...
    starship33 starship33 36-40, F 4 Responses Aug 8

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    Recently on EP , I have met a girl who is the best person I have ever known , I can tell her anything , she helps me overcome soo much and I am so grateful that I met her , I know...
    Theworldismyhell Theworldismyhell 13-15, F Jul 24

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    First off please excuse the grammar and puncuation. Im writing this from an outdated and slow tablet. This is my first post and I'm not sure if im telling you all this for advice...
    Whatstruggle Whatstruggle 26-30, M Aug 3

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    I met this girl Paige on meet me last summer . We have been dating on and off for 11 months
    alyssabay alyssabay 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 8

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    One day I was just on my computer, lurking on Omegle. Nothing serious, I was just nexting people within about 2 seconds of them appearing on my screen. I got distracted and...
    sewnchaos sewnchaos 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    This came across my FB page today. "Life only comes around once, so do whatever makes you happy, and be with whoever makes you smile" - Unknown From PositiveOutlookBlogs...
    Itsmytime2be Itsmytime2be 41-45, F 6 Responses Jul 25

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    So around the middle of June I met a girl at the gym I go to. We clicked instantly to the point that we sat in the gym and just talked for hours. As the weeks gone by we have been...
    saix217 saix217 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 1

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    I met this guy named Mourad who lives in France a little over a year ago. We started talking on that dating website Badoo. He messaged me first, saying he liked my pictures, then...
    jlbrown19 jlbrown19 18-21 Aug 2

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    She really stimulated me even though she was far far away. I really wish I could have met her. After months of communication it ended. Has anyone else had a similar experience?
    balancingact1964 balancingact1964 46-50, M Aug 14