Story of the Week

  • New Site Announcement from Stephen Blake


  • FREE Audio Book


  • How to Order Loving E-Books & Paperbacks


  • Long Distance Relationship Love Story of the Week


  • Meet the Author


  • Publish Your Story Online


  • Sign the Loving Guest Book


  • Using Our Support Newsgroup


  • Send Someone Special A Loving E-Card


  • Subscribing to Story of the Week


  • How to Unsubscribe


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If you haven't heard yet, we launched a brand new Long Distance Relationship Advice site!

This site maintains the same theme as Loving Your Long Distance Relationship, with some exciting new features like ...

  • Sample Chapters from All Loving Books


  • Love Poems


  • Love Quizzes


  • Online Dating Site Reviews


To visit our new site, click on the following link:

Long Distance Relationship Advice

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Take a minute in your day to enjoy a heart warming story that will make you laugh, cry, applaud...and realize that You Are Not Alone in the long-distance relationship experience!

Feel free to forward our Story of the Week to everyone on your contact list who would feel happier today knowing you are thinking about them.

Wishing you love, passion, & happiness in your relationship,

Stephen Blake

Author
Loving Your Long Distance Relationship

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FREE Audio Book

Click on the Play button to hear the first half of

Loving Your Long Distance Relationship

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How to Order Loving E-Books & Paperbacks

You can now order Loving Your Long-Distance Relationship, Still Loving, or Loving for Women online in both E-Book and Paperback formats. All books can be ordered individually or in sets.

What's more ...

Under an exclusive "Discount Bundle Offer" from Anton Publishing, you can get all three paperbacks or E-books ...

at over 33% off regular retail prices !!!

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All paperbacks are shipped within 24 hours and E-Books can be downloaded in minutes in Adobe Acrobat PDF format...

The fastest way to get your paperbacks or E-books is by ordering online and paying via PayPal or Authorize.net's secure credit card server. Authorize.net accepts VISA, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express.

For details on How to Order Loving Books click on the link below

Click Here to Get Your Books Now !

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Long Distance Relationship
Story of the Week


Living in Dallas, 23, down in the dating dumps, I had just broken up with a law school clerk from Tyler, Texas. Up on my soapbox, I proclaimed that I had had enough with guys and would do nothing more than focus on my career, travelling and running. While standing on my soapbox, my roommate said to me, "Don't you have a date this weekend?" "Yes, but it is lunch, it won't go anywhere. It's just going to be a free meal for me." The The date on Saturday just happened to be a blind date set up by the recent law clerk. The blind date was his boss, an attorney in the district court he had been clerking in. He seemed nice, knew the story and just wanted to have lunch.

We had lunch that day and have been dating ever since, four and a half years. He now lives back in his home town, a small town in east Texas, where he practices with his father. He has actually been there for over three years we have been together.

His life during the week consists of playing basketball with the guys on Monday night and hanging out with his parents the rest of the week. My life in contrast is everything a young, single, athletic 27-year old would be. I go to movies, have dinner with friends, go out on "friend" dates and attend charity functions.

We could not be more opposite had we been trying. We have no idea when or if we will ever live in the same city. Our major issue seems to be that I could live anywhere, except a small town of 5,000 people in the middle of nowhere and he could live anywhere except a major metropolitan area. I am the director of recruiting and associate development for one of the largest law firms in Texas and he works with his dad and they share a secretary. My office overlooks downtown Dallas and his, well, you cannot see out of because his office was the old jail and the windows are five feet off the floor encased in cement walls.

We see each other every weekend and really enjoy each other's company. We run golf, play tennis, go to movies, parties and have friends over for dinner. We have combined out group of friends to the point that they all know one another and a few are even dating now.

But, I have to say that some days, I wonder why we do this to each other when we know that inevitably, we will have to face this and really decide whether a 3 hour drive every Friday night and Sunday night is worth it. We miss so much of each other's lives.

Elaine from Dallas, USA

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Meet the Author

Click on the Play button for a personal message from Stephen Blake.

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Publish Your Story Online

If you have a long-distance relationship Love Story

Publish it online today by clicking on Publish Your Story

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Sign the Loving
Guest Book

For more heartfelt long-distance love stories, visit our Guest Book.

I always love reading about people's experiences in long-distance relationships...for it is those experiences that make life special!

You can always sign our Guest Book by clicking on Guest Book

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Using Our Support Newsgroup

Want to share your thoughts & feelings with others who are experiencing a long-distance relationship?

The best way is through our Support Newsgroup.

Our newsgroup allows you to post thoughts, feelings, and concerns that others can respond to online. The result is an ongoing dialogue between people who share similar experiences.

To visit our Support Newsgroup, click on Support Newsgroup

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Send Someone Special A FREE Loving E-Card

If you have a "special someone" or friend who would feel comforted by the Loving Your Long-Distance website...

Send them an FREE E-Card by clicking on Send a Loving E-Card

... I'm sure they would love to know you are thinking about them.

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