any difference?

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soleiljy

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1. I have been seeing Judy for more than five years and during that time I have seen many changes in her personality
2. I have seen Judy for more than five years and during that time I have seen many changes in her personality

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Is there any difference between above sentences? I think they have the exactly same meaning, but there could be some different feeling.

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1. I have been seeing Judy for more than five years and during that time I have seen many changes in her personality This one implies that you have seen her in the past and are currently seeing her.
2. I have seen Judy for more than five years and during that time I have seen many changes in her personality
 

efred63

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In terms of "feelings", the phrase "been seening" is quite often in reference to dating. Sentence # 2 is more open ended.
 
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