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I Was In An Online Relationship That Ended Horribly

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    He lived in Europe and I in the US.

    We fell madly in love, and were in a long distance relationship for 2.5 yrs before I finally was strong enough to break it off. He was controlling and mentally abusive to the point I considered suicide. Each time I tried to get away, he would pull me back in. It was crazy...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 27, 2014

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    one day when i was 13 i made the stupid mistake

    of going on to an on-line chat room and started speaking to this guy he seemed really nice i knew he was older but i didn't feel it mattered as my mum had also been in a relationship with somebody older than her we got bored of chatting on the chat room so i gave him my Facebook...
    shannonjones shannonjones 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 23, 2015

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    My Online Boyfriend

    He told me that he loved me and I fell hard for him. He told me charming things over our email conversations. He was 2 years older than me and I didnt care; I loved him and I was so blind that I truly believed that he loved me too. I was a fool! I told only my closest friends...
    SoulSinger SoulSinger 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 17, 2010

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    hey guys well basically i entered an online

    relationship 4 years ago, i live in the UK and he lives in the USA i never thought it'd get so serious, we had always planned to meet but something or the other came up and it never happened.... he sent me prob 100 pics of him so obviously i didn't doubt he was lying to me it...
    emmah723 emmah723 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 9, 2014

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    1 Rotten Apple To Spoil The Bunch...

    we shall name him "T". • He was 5 years older, he was really handsome, caring, confident ..etc. He was never good at dedicating time towards me. making timw for chats, or phone calls. Hed always come up with a silly excuse. About a year afterwards, after having suspicions and...
    MizShagtastic MizShagtastic 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 22, 2012

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    No I Really Wasn't... But... I Was Involved "online" With Someone... Who Was Unfair And Not Fun!! :( ___ And Than I Decided To Move On And Be Happy With Someone Good To Me &good For Me ...never Looked Back!!! Lol, RIP MY JEANS NOT MY HEART!!

    CRAZY ... WE MET just before VALENTINE Day... 2006.   Always DREAMING of Each Other, all Our LIVES!!!   THOUGH didn't MEAN anything TO "the other HALF", and 2, yes, two have to BE for there to be the ONE "us"...   and it was the games... and...
    Demigiozia Demigiozia 66-70 Apr 18, 2010

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    Online Love Has Not Been Good To Me....

    I have met four people online who I have gotten intimate with in person, later on...and one that I never got to meet. They all used me as tension relief, layering every touch with dirty lies of love. As such, I am not letting my heart believe until we have been friends in...
    TheRealWoman TheRealWoman 31-35, F 5 Responses Apr 18, 2010

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    I once had a relationship with a beautiful girl

    called Rylee Windsor who lives in Ontario Canada born December 13. Everything was going great until her mom told her she couldn't talk to me anymore. we loved each other a lot so we decided we will just text each other without her mom knowing. The relationship got even stronger...
    punkin327 punkin327 18-21, M Oct 28, 2014

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    starting to think about the girl I'd an online

    relationship with again 6 months after we finished, we messaged a few times the last week again, hard to ignore the feelings I have still
    ciao8585 ciao8585 26-30, M Oct 27, 2014

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    When I was 17, I had an online relationship

    with a guy(he was a few months younger than me) for almost a year. Him and I first started talking on the phone and I loved his voice. I liked that I could finally add a voice to our convos. A few weeks after, him and I began video chatting just to prove his was legit. The...
    LovelyNl LovelyNl 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 23, 2015

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    one of the best relationships i had was with a black man. I ended it because my mother gave me such a hard time about it. Its one of my biggest regrets.
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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...
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    I met this guy on here over a year ago and fell in love with him. I never thought I would fall for someone that I met online and never met in person. We live far away from each...
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    A few months back, I got drunk and went on social media (never a good idea by the way). When I woke up, I realized I had on online girlfriend. Strange how stuff happens. I only...
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    I'm a 14 year old female looking for a 14-16 year old guy to be in a relationship with. If you're interested pm me or something and we can talk.
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    I was very hopeful to find someone special online but it seems that the people I met are here for games only. I do get involved emotionally and I think its just a waste of time and...
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    Jennywirral Jennywirral 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 2

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    pearlesque pearlesque 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 1

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    It hurts mostly everyday I still get emotional I can still picture everything that happened I can still feel her hands banging against my head. How the first month's it was just...
    Introvertedchild18 Introvertedchild18 18-21 2 Responses Feb 1

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    justawolf13 justawolf13 13-15 Jan 30

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    I could go on and on but I'll just keep it short asf Sadly I fell for that person... Only to get hurt It was just a feeling that made me have to get to know him... I don't...
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    I've never really talked about it except to people I'm closest to, so here goes nothin. When we started dating he treated me like I was precious and gave me attention i had never...
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    We met mid June as he likes to put it he did't walk into my life he ran into it full force. I wasn't on social media looking for a relationship, in fact online dating sites never...
    vivaciousspirit vivaciousspirit 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 27

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