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Show Of Hands November 9th, 2012 12:00am

Have you ever been in a long distance relationship? (UQ)

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mnmbuchanan Tacoma, WA
11/09/12 10:50 pm

I have been a military wife for over 16 years, my husband and I are always in a long distance relationship:) my Grandmother always told me it take a good strong women to be married to the military..... I strive every day to be just that women!

elcejitas1 California
11/10/12 2:36 am

You just lost your man card

11/09/12 10:06 pm

Lived 5 minutes away from a guy then we decided to start dating only after we had both moved...over 5 hours apart. We did that for almost 3 years. Now we've been married over 9 years!!!

inge MIA
11/09/12 8:44 pm

yup. military marriage since 2004. we have one more year

jms in the middle of Nowhere
11/09/12 9:11 pm

Yes!! My husband and I met 21 years ago today on the phone. He was in Oregon, I was at college in Idaho. Our parents arranged for us to meet, we hit it off and were married 3 months later. We were only together for 14 days of that 3 months. And that was before Skype and cell phones!!!

lmurder MDK
11/09/12 8:42 pm

Yes. She had to wait two years to get legal admittance from Iraq to America. Probably 3 years in total we were in a long distance relationship.
Now she's here and almost a naturalized citizen.

poliscigi Brooklyn
11/09/12 8:48 pm

Yes, for about five minutes. She moved to Hong Kong, and after two weeks, she told me that she wanted to cheat on me and have an open relationship. Haha, no thanks.

11/09/12 10:47 pm

Not only did I marry her after 2.5 years of long distance (700 miles), she was my high school sweetheart. Take that statistics!

11/10/12 6:10 am

I'm married to a man I met and talked to online and was friends with for 13 years before we fully acknowledged our feelings and took a huge chance and met. Once we met, we couldn't keep anything long distance, and he moved 1000 miles to be with me. I'm one of the lucky ones too. :)

pinkyusuck The Carribean. I wish.
11/10/12 6:43 am

Foul mate huh? Does that mean you like watching errant baseballs together, or you enjoy not showering together?

11/10/12 12:20 am

Wasn't long distance but it sure felt like it lol

tdyakker lost
11/10/12 12:38 am

Met her online , been married 13 years now. Couldn't ask for a batter anything! She's my foul mate!

11/10/12 1:11 am

Yes, once. Never again.

JustBob Your anger fascinates me
11/10/12 5:53 am

Military deployments count?

dadstad Texas
11/10/12 4:38 pm

We didn't like our long distance relationship so we got rid of the king size bed and went back to the queen size.

J0EY Pennsylvania
11/11/12 10:01 pm

I got one, she lives in the future

peacefullife Land of Moss
11/09/12 10:51 pm

My husband and I were actually engaged on two different days, that was quite the long-distance relationship.

11/10/12 4:19 am

And now we're married! We were one of the lucky ones, I guess.

11/09/12 9:21 pm

Yes. I am an introvert who went thru SEVERAL online relationships before I finally "clicked" with one. I e-dated my current bf from May 2008 until March 2012, which is when I moved from AL to WI to live with him. Still happily living together :)

Zod Above Pugetropolis
11/09/12 9:38 pm

For a few months, followed by the inevitable long distance breakup. That was in the dark ages. These days I'm pretty sure the right mix of an open mind, enthusiasm, and a Skype account could keep things interesting for much longer.

pandabeary honolulu, hi
11/10/12 7:12 pm

I'm a navy wife... A lot of our relationship is long distance at times. :(

mmangone Prescott
11/09/12 8:32 pm

All of my friends live out of state and I don't date. So I guess if you count close friends

gonzoboy Arizona
11/10/12 8:25 am

I think I need to get 'things' figured out locally, before I start spreadin' myself out all over a map! But, certainly in no hurry...

11/10/12 8:23 pm

Most all of my relationships have been or ended up as long distance. Would not recommend it or do it again.

Asterix Florida
11/10/12 8:30 pm

yes. I married her.

sarahzmina Indiana
11/09/12 8:54 pm

Yup. I'm from Indiana and he's from Ohio. We dated long distance for a little over 2 years before moving in together and getting married. Been married for 3 years!

captain12345 Tennessee
11/10/12 12:59 am

No I never have but my daughter is in a long distance relationship with a guy in Cali I don't think I could be in a long distance relationship I need my girl with me every day

11/11/12 1:15 am

Came to the US as an exchange student back in 08/09, and met this wonderful girl in the spring of 09. I went back to Denmark that summer and we visited each other a couple of times a year, got engaged and now almost a year ago we got married and I'm immigrating to the US within a couple of months!

11/09/12 9:13 pm

Most of my relationships are long distance.

11/10/12 8:42 pm

I've had a long distance relationship with my fridge. He lives all the way in my kitchen and I live on my couch. Some things just don't work the way you want them to.????

canecorso Las Vegas Nv
11/10/12 4:32 am

Yes I left and came to Nevada, he was still in Indiana. It lasted about 6 months. Then we didn't talk for several years, now me and his wife and him and my hubby talk and have vacationed together. Lol wayyy better friends than lovers.

11/09/12 9:22 pm

Oh I typoed that! Oops. I meant March 2010, not 2012. We have been living together for almost 3 years.


11/10/12 4:06 pm

I've never been in any relationship

elcejitas1 California
11/09/12 9:42 pm

He had a small one?


11/11/12 10:31 am

Yup and she cheated on me

11/12/12 6:40 am

14 hours apart for college! We started dating as juniors at the same hs and now we're college sophomores very far apart but we love each other and it's worth it!

11/10/12 8:43 am

my bf & i have dealt with our relationship being on 2 different continents

kaik12 Twin Cities, MN
11/09/12 11:56 pm

I'm in one right now. I moved five hours away to go to college, whereas my boyfriend stayed home and is going to a college near home. It's hard, but it's always so worth it when I get to see him. :)

BamaGirl ROLL TIDE from Arizona
11/10/12 12:10 am

This was over a decade ago, dear. No time for dating now.

aol10449013 Florida
11/16/12 7:40 pm

I was in a long distance relationship. She started cheating on me with another guy. Thank god I got out of that relationship.

11/10/12 12:28 pm

3700 miles and an Atlantic Ocean, but it's all worth it.

Rosebud Ohio
11/10/12 12:32 pm

With my husband, when we were younger. His family moved, he moved back when he turned 18 though.

11/09/12 9:21 pm

Yes, for a couple of years across 2 states. We even got engaged. It didn't work out...surprise, surprise!

11/16/12 11:35 am

My boyfriend is In the navy we have been dating for about a year and a half and he currently is stationed 9 hours away