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I Was In a Long Distance Relationship

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    Good Times / Bad Times

    I had to long distance relationships to date, my first a girl I met online like almost two years ago. We met on the website omegle (a random chat website), when we talked on there she was very bubbly, and we chatted while we chatted she sent a few pictures of her with friends...
    jhns1029 jhns1029 22-25, M Aug 25, 2013

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    I'Ve Been In 2 Long Distance Relationships......

    My first long distant relationship was okay? We liked each other when we went to school together, but i was ina realtionship with his bestfriend. After he moved away to Missiouri, me and his bestfriend broke up over something really serious. He was there for me all the time. So...
    BlueEyedGirl95 BlueEyedGirl95 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 5, 2013

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    Lamest Long Distance Relationship

    I was manic, I was just out of the hospital for a suicide attempt, so hopefully my stupidity will lend itself to this disclaimer :)   I had previously been treated like **** in a relationship with a guy from high school. In college, around the time I ...
    katpunkhippiegirl katpunkhippiegirl 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 23, 2008

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    My Story

    I met the love of my life when i was 15 and he was 16. We met through yahoo chat, back then facebook wasn't really around and myspace was just becoming popular. I remember the very first thing he ever said to me on yahoo, even 8 years later. Anyways, it started out just like any...
    phantasiexoxo phantasiexoxo 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 7, 2012

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    I used to be madly infatuated with someone

    who lived in Denmark about 2, 3 years ago. From my experiences, they never work out. I wasted so many tears and lost so much sleep over someone that I would never get to meet, and he broke my heart and I was devastated because of it. Don't have long distance online...
    Tears3 Tears3 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 25

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    I Meet Someone That Changed My Life

    We all have our ups and downs in life. I had a couple. There was a time where I just wanted it to end. I just needed the pain to go away the anger, sadness, and everything. Until I met this girl online. I didn't know at the time she would be someone important. Someone that helped...
    SleepingTeddy SleepingTeddy 26-30, M 3 Responses Jul 24, 2013

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    Was

    Long distance relationship,That was me,Thank goodness,Things have changed,We now live under one roof,Not two,Boy am I pleased,No more weeks apart,Life's so easy now.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Dec 16, 2011

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    What Went Wrong

    I was with a guy from England for about two years this year we were supposed to meet up we fell in love and did everything we could to stay in love how ever fine past and me to find out he cheated on me for 6 months the girl can out of no where with text messages and Skype...
    faitherz123 faitherz123 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 11, 2013

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    Never Say Never...

    After ending a 35 year relationship with a man I realize now was a narcissist (I tend to see the good in others), a very kind English Gent showed up out of nowhere...on the internet. I wasn't even looking, I've always thought internet relationships were foolish but there were so...
    LilaLeah LilaLeah 51-55, F 1 Response Jan 28, 2013

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    Happy Ending...new Beginning

    I was in a long distance relationship for 7 years. We met when we were 16. I am from California and he is from Germany. We got to know on another for about 9 months before he had to go back to Germany. We decided to give the long distance a shot. We visited each other once a year...
    Mausi16 Mausi16 22-25, F 6 Responses Feb 3, 2011

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    What The Famke

    well i was in a long distance relationship and then he deiced to end it dispite his claim of never ending love. which clearly translate into bull ****. oh well i am hurt because he could have just been honest instead of taking the ******* way out. so now i am single again and...
    lovejunkies lovejunkies 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 7, 2013

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    Long Distance Relationships Never Work Out For Me

    Sooo I've been in maybe over 10 long distance relationships and they never work out. One thing about all the guys I dated is that they all lied to me. Maybe they were using me to pass time or because they were desperate? I dunno but all I know is that maybe I'm not good enough...
    xxxLonelyxxx xxxLonelyxxx 16-17, F Jul 31, 2013

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    I was in a long distance relationship more

    than once. Right now i'm in one that not official but were close, What holds me back is because i was in another not long ago, It was very hard between me and him. We lived 35,000 Miles away from each other, he lived in the UK. Its hard to be in ~love~ with someone who u cant be...
    AMcC12 AMcC12 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 9

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    Got In Too Fast

     I was in a long distance relationship with a guy i met in singapore for 5 months. I got into the whole thing too quickly. We only knew each other for a week. We were both in school trips and met up with each other and started to like each other. When we both came back to...
    starrynite90 starrynite90 18-21 Aug 23, 2008

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    From Manila With Love

    I lived in the UK, she lived in Manila, Philippines, and we found each other through an online dating site. It was never really my intention to find someone from outside my own locale, let alone 8000-odd miles away, but when she made contact I was intrigued. She was very pretty...
    CosmoLang CosmoLang 36-40, M 2 Responses May 23, 2012

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    My First Love, My First Everything. (Still Healing)

    Hey everyone! This is going to be pretty long, so only read this if you actually have time. This will be about a long distance relationship, how we met up, how we broke up, and when he came back. If you can relate so far then please continue to read. I met a guy over Facebook...
    hindiamohmand hindiamohmand 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 16, 2013

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    To the man who believed in me,

    loved me for what I am and cried with me through my dark times... ... TELL ME STORIES… Yours is the hand the guides, even across the distance and through all the years that we are apart. The lessons you have learned, impart on me, and I thank you for the kind advice and all...
    CookieInAJar CookieInAJar 31-35, F Jan 15

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    My Long Distance Story! Never Give Up To The Person You Really Love

    my boyfriend and I :) and here’s our story we’ve know each other for 2 years now but we haven’t see each other in real.back (may 28,2011) i was so bored and i tried to find interesting stuff so i decided to have a account in a chatting site and yeah it was pretty boring at...
    cellinebernal cellinebernal 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 10, 2013

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    Catfished

    It all started online, with all the social media sites booming I pretty much had an account for everything. Being young, naive and so fascinated with the internet I would update everything almost every week. It happened on tagged.com where I met this guy, we flirted via comment...
    LostEbonyGirl LostEbonyGirl 18-21, F Jun 22, 2013

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    Always Your Angel Baby

    I met him years ago. i had just gotten out of a bad relationship and he was there for me. we could talk about anything and everything. we talked on yahoo messenger multiple times a day. He was born in africa, but lived in china for work. we were talking about getting married. he...
    ttlisaof2 ttlisaof2 26-30, F Oct 28, 2012

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    I Was In A Long Distance Relationship

    I fell for this boy since the day I met him, his name was Ben, he was funny and shy like me, but I was open to him and told him all my weirdest secrets. I met him online through a game called Runescape, one day I logged in and saw a guy wearing a sombrero and I said "Mexican Hat...
    weirdgirlforever weirdgirlforever 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 13, 2013

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    Confusion Continues

    well on thursday he texted me and said that he was leaving on deployment the very next day. i was alright be safe sad face. he said i will i have alot to come back to smiley face. i was oh you have a new gf already? he was like no you dummy.. now aside from the fact that he is...
    lovejunkies lovejunkies 26-30, F Mar 10, 2013

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    Just A Small Town Girl....

    I grew up in a little town in Rhode Island. He grew up in New York City. Without the amazing power of the Internet, our paths would have never crossed. Trying to find someone to spend your life with, without leaving the small town, was difficult. We all grew up together; it...
    Breizh Breizh 18-21, F Aug 26, 2013

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    They're extremely difficult though

    and it's hard to determine what your partner truly thinks of you. You can't see their facial expressions, feel your body against theres, all you can do is wait to be together which may never happen. You feel alone sometimes. For all you know you could be getting catfished...
    left4deadspace left4deadspace 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 29

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    Don't Really See How They Can Work...

    I guess at this point I can say that I had (past tense) a long distance relationship.  I learned a lot about myself, and where I am at this point in my life, and how I don't want really want to risk my current way of life in the name of love.  That last part rather...
    zenandi zenandi 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 19, 2008

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    The Candy Shop Girl I've been in long

    distance relationships before. I could only get girls to like me if they either didn't see me or talk to me over the phone. Online I guess I was more confident. But then again, getting rejected in person was probably why I never tried much to meet girls. I cared for the girls...
    happymcgee happymcgee 26-30, M Apr 9

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    My Story

    I met the love of my life when i was 15 and he was 16. We met through yahoo chat, back then facebook wasn't really around and myspace was just becoming popular. I remember the very first thing he ever said to me on yahoo, even 8 years later. Anyways, it started out just like any...
    phantasiexoxo phantasiexoxo 22-25, F Mar 7, 2012

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    Blocked Me After 3 Months?

    So I met my SO, randomly on this site called Omegle. We were put together randomly and hit off so quick. We exchanged our Kik Messengers and talked ever since. We are from different countries in Europe, I am 18 and he is 20. We have been talking constantly since May this year. We...
    raspberry5 raspberry5 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 30, 2013

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    J, J, J :/ :) :( ? !!! 💗 💔 :*

    I dont know if you read my other post on this topic but this is about my second long distance relationship. I met her about 3 months after i parted with the other girl (rather not mention her name). I met her online through this app Tap room (a crappy chatting app). I messaged...
    jhns1029 jhns1029 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 4, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    RANT: I ABSOLUTELY HATE when people say "oh he's your online boyfriend." "you've only met 1 time?" "You don't really know him." First off, he may be someone I met online but I do...
    spookyclair spookyclair 13-15, F 3 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    Isnt it crazy? How you can accidentally stumble across someone and they can become one of,if not the, most important people/person in your life? I always swore up down, until i was...
    tayelizabeth tayelizabeth 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    LONG STORY I am in a long distance relationship and I have been in one for about a year. Out of the 10 months we'eve been together I've spent a total of 3 months with him. This...
    pomoc pomoc 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Communication is key in my relationship: In today’s society, college students searching for relationships rely on the bar scenes, drinking, and meeting someone at parties to...
    zeniyelhsa zeniyelhsa 22-25, F Apr 9

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    Nine ways that long distance relationships can help: 1. The knowledge that if you survive the distance, your relationship can survive anything. 2. You don't have to be presentable...
    saktilv saktilv 41-45, F 4 Responses Mar 28

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    I know a lot of people dont believe in long distance relationships but I believe in them. I was in 2 long distance relationships in the past. One was for 3 years. And that ended...
    alaskanrose90 alaskanrose90 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    I need advice on how to handle long distance relationship. I really like this guy, but I am having a difficulty with being in a long distance relationship. Please help!
    Mystery91 Mystery91 22-25, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I was in a long distance relationship. I met (let's call him Mike) on omegle. I was 17 and bored so I went on omegle. I met mike and he and I started chatting on omegle. We liked...
    Ipromiseyou Ipromiseyou 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    This is for my one and only sweetie. You came at the darkest and painful part of my life where in I am moving on with my past. You came into my life as if like an angel who swept...
    jhushin09 jhushin09 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 13

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    This is day five of my long distance relationship with Justin. I have learned that he is very good at talking on the phone, but horrible with text. It bugs me a little, but I know...
    Vampireloveless Vampireloveless 18-21, F Mar 25

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    Hello everyone , I am 20 years old , I met an American guy on a dating site and voila it's been almost a year we 're talking and we really love each other. But the problem is that...
    lamentonnaise lamentonnaise 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 23

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    I love long long distance relationships, but I feel like I will never find anyone who will truly never use me or try something sexual on me. I only want someone who will...
    Iredecence Iredecence 13-15, F Mar 29

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    Well i like long distance relationships and I do believe they can work as long as you stay in touch and tell each other the truth and do not cheat.
    ILoveBaxter ILoveBaxter 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    I didnt, until I met my boyfriend. We met because one of my friends and I were talking on skype, and the boy who would be my boyfriend in the future was added to the conversation...
    CupcakeFatty CupcakeFatty 18-21, T Apr 5

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    I've been in a long distance relationship for three and a half years... We haven't even met face to face yet, but we expect to within the next few weeks... (Very Long Story!) We...
    deleted deleted 26-30 9 Responses 5 days ago

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    I have been in a long distance relationship since Feb 24 2012 with a person that I have sadly never been able to meet in person do to financial circumstances. We love each other...
    DemonPrincessDizzy DemonPrincessDizzy 26-30, F 5 Responses Mar 23

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    In 2 years time, i will be leaving my country no matter what. I haven't decided where yet but it'll be nice to go somewhere and have someone wait for me there. I've been to one...
    nikkim143 nikkim143 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 23

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    Yeah I am. It kinda sucks because I can't meet her at my age (don't have enough money) don't get me rong I'v got money just not enough for a plane ticket to see her. Parents won't...
    Ghrite Ghrite 13-15, M 2 Responses Mar 23

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    In a long distance relationship... It's killing me, I need him in my arms so badly!
    Etriea Etriea 31-35 1 Response Mar 24

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    I just got in a long distance relationship. I live in Illinois he lives in Wisconsin ..... Bummer cuz I really like him
    shaybaby213 shaybaby213 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 11

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    I have been in a long distance relationship for about two years and I have to say it has been hard but knowing that the other person is as committed as me makes it a little easier...
    cristee19 cristee19 18-21, F a week ago

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    How many months/years have you been in a long-distance relationship? How is it holding up so far?
    mearas00 mearas00 18-21, F 8 Responses a week ago

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    I have a long-distance boyfriend. He lives in Florida, and I live down in California. Despite never meeting him, it was love at first sight. I am determined to meet him one soon...
    XxSempiternalxX XxSempiternalxX 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    What I was really looking for was "I have a boyfriend driven by sex" or "My relationship is pretty much about sex". I've been in relationships like this before, and its kind of...
    fallingintowonderrland fallingintowonderrland 16-17, F 21 hrs ago

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    I met a guy a month before I study abroad, he confessed to me that he likes me and I kinda like him too, and he took me to meet his family and I spent a night w them cause I get a...
    Fluouracarpott Fluouracarpott 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago