Being in a long distance relationship doesn’t mean you have to stop enjoying life together, even if you’re miles apart.
Personally, I feel; and with my own experience in life, I can really conclude that – Fortunately, if you get attached to the right person and fell in love with a similar soul – then long distance relationship is the purest test of love.
It’s because –
Separation will teach you how to truly love.
We realize many things about each other when we’re apart than we barely notice when we’re together.
For instance, one such thing is “Missing that person.” the other is “How madly we love them without any prejudice by understanding their true nature.” And lastly, only one thing we wish for is their presence.
Long distance relationships sucks. Because it hurts like hell. And for the same reason, it’s truly worth fighting for.
In the first place, we wouldn’t even begin to proceed, if we didn’t believe in our guts and keep some sort of trust in that person.
Loving is a risk. Especially, in a long-distance relationship. A person who is on the other side of the world. Whom we know nothing about.
Strangely, like every other event of life, love also occupies itself with uncertainty. We never know what’s going to happen in the future, though we have our own prebuilt expectations and presumptions.
However, irrespective of destiny if our intentions are pure, the last thing we do is to pray for their happiness.
Otherwise, if everything turns out well, we can hope for togetherness, peace, and harmony and fill the void by living happily ever after.
Today let’s learn everything about long distance relationships with some formal definitions, data, information, and statistics gathered through research to support my point of view.
Meanwhile, I also share a few of my important learnings so that you can decide what to consume and what to avoid in your own life.
Read till the end of this article and apply the insights in your love.
What is a long distance relationship?
Definition: A long distance relationship (LDR) is one where the two people involved in that relationship are physically separated. It could be for a number of reasons such as, education or work.
Long distance relationships can be hard, but they also have their own excitement and romance.
You can’t see your loved one whenever you want to, you don’t know what they are doing all the time, and you can miss them terribly.
This means that you have to work just a little bit harder at keeping the communication lines open and making sure that everything is okay between you both.
Some of the challenges associated with LDRs include overcoming communication barriers, overcoming geographical barriers, and outgrowing the relationship.
One common fear of long distance relationships is that one partner will grow apart from the other as a result of emotional neglect or diverging life paths.
37 Best tips to make a long distance relationship work successfully
1. Communication is key when it comes to maintaining a healthy long distance relationship.
Long distance relationships are far from being perfect. They require a lot of work to maintain, and often don’t last for long periods of time.
That’s why most people who enter into long distance relationships don’t really take them seriously.
They feel like since the relationship is not in their physical vicinity, they don’t need to dedicate as much effort as they would dedicate if the relationship was right by them.
This is an unhealthy way of thinking and it can cause you to miss out on a potentially amazing partner.
If you have just entered into a long distance relationship and are wondering how to make it work.
Communication is key when it comes to maintaining a healthy long distance relationship.
This means talking on the phone or video chatting every day in order to keep each other updated on what’s going on in your lives.
You should also stay involved in each other’s social lives as well – send pictures, share stories and introduce your partner to all of your friends via text message or email so that they can be included in your daily life even if they aren’t present physically (yet).
2. Take time to write Romantic and love letters with a special note.
It is very special to create love and romantic letter for them. It really works, because it shows your partner that you are able to express your feelings through actions.
Your long distance relationship partner will have the best chance of feeling loved and attached when they receive a personalized gift from you.
You can write about how you feel about them, how you feel about your relationship, what type of future you see together or even something that happened in the past that made it so special for both of you.
The next step is to be yourself through poems with rhymes or without, use deep metaphors or funny ones, and don’t forget one of the most important things: collect those letters into an album.
They will become a piece of art and an amazing memory from that time in which the distance was more than just kilometers apart.
3. Appreciate the little things.
Appreciation goes a long way, especially in a long distance relationship.
You should appreciate the little things that your partner does for you, the little things that they do for themselves, and the little things that happen in their lives.
When you are appreciative of these little things, it makes your partner feel special and appreciated as well.
It also shows them how much you love and care about them so much more than any gift ever could.
When your partner appreciates you for who you are, it makes you feel good about yourself and gives you confidence.
It boosts your self-esteem when someone takes notice of all the hard work that went into making yourself happy.
Being appreciative is not just about being thankful for the big things; it’s also about showing gratitude to others when they do something small but still meaningful to make your life easier or better in some way.
And when was the last time someone thanked you for doing something nice?
It feels great, doesn’t it!
4. Keep The Romance Alive even in your lowest times
Just because you are separated by a long distance doesn’t mean you have to let the romance die.
You can still do romantic things together or for each other, even if you’re miles apart. Here’s what I recommend:
- Get old-fashioned and write love letters to each other.
- Send each other small gifts to make your partner feel special every once in awhile. (And it doesn’t have to be expensive!)
- Tell each other sweet nothings from time to time—it’ll remind them how much you care about them despite the distance between you.
- Fill your partner’s day with fun by sending funny videos, memes, and jokes. Make sure your humor matches their taste though!
- Surprise them with flowers or chocolates just because.
- Schedule a weekly date night via Skype or Facebook Messenger, complete with dinner and a movie that both of you watch at the same time so it feels like you’re together.
5. Be Sexually Honest and show the dirtiest side to each other
Be romantically honest. Tell your partner how you feel about them, and be open to receiving their confessions of love.
If you’re feeling down or frustrated, tell them—and ask for their support.
Don’t pretend everything is okay if it isn’t, and don’t hide your true feelings out of fear of rejection or embarrassment.
Everyone has flaws and imperfections—and it’s only natural that there are aspects of yourself that you may be insecure about or embarrassed by.
But if you really want a successful long distance relationship, then you have to be willing to share the real you with your partner—not just the good parts, but the flawed parts too.
If they truly love and accept you for who you are (not who they think will impress them), then they won’t care if your house is messy when they come to visit, or if you happen to get grumpy after a rough day at work—just like any good friend wouldn’t!
6. Let your partner know you are really serious about your long distance relationship
It is important to have a serious conversation with your partner from time to time. This makes sure that both of you are on the same page about your relationship and its future.
During this conversation, you should discuss what makes a good relationship and what each of you defines as important in the relationship.
You need to see if it is possible for both of you to compromise on things that are not so important (but still matter).
This conversation will also make sure that you know where the other person stands, whether they are as committed to the long distance relationship as you are, or they want something more serious.
A lot of people tend to think that since there is the distance between them, then they can date other people too, thus cheating on their long distance partner. So this conversation helps avoid such a situation too.
7. Set healthy boundaries: Respect Each Other’s Space And Privacy
As much as you love your partner, there are some things that are important to each of you. The two of you need to be able to set boundaries on how much time you spend together or apart.
If one of your partners isn’t respecting the others’ space and privacy, then it can become very difficult for both parties in the relationship. One partner might want more time with their partner while they feel like they aren’t getting enough time with them.
This could cause a lot of problems in the relationship and lead to arguments over how much time the partners spend together or apart.
Setting Healthy Boundaries In Your Long Distance Relationship
One way to make sure that your long distance relationship works well is by setting boundaries on what kind of space and privacy each member of your couple wants from one another.
There are times when it is better for one person to be alone such as having an intimate conversation that only one person can understand than having everyone together.
Because if everyone is together, then it’s hard for everyone to have their own space inside the house where they feel comfortable and relaxed.
So try not to make anyone feel uncomfortable about their privacy by making sure that everyone has their own space at home.
Where they can do whatever they want without being interrupted by anyone else who may disturb them from doing what makes them happy which may include spending some time alone or reading a book or watching TV etc.
8. Have A Shared Goal Or Project To Work On Together
The truth is, no matter how much time you spend together, if you aren’t involved in a shared project or working towards some kind of common goal, your relationship will be boring and stagnant.
Acknowledging that your interests might not always align is important, but having something to work on can help make the time apart pass more quickly.
If you decide that starting a business or project together is not possible at the moment, then find other ways to make it happen.
You can do this by taking part in new experiences with your partner. These types of experiences will give you an opportunity to learn new things and build upon what you already have in common.
9. Talk about future plans and each other’s responsibilities.
- Talk about future plans and each other’s responsibilities. Be honest, open and trusting, talk about your responsibilities and how you will deal with difficult situations that might happen while you are away. Set goals for your relationship like planning a trip together or being there with each other at Christmas.
- Have a shared goal or project to work on together – Planning or working on something together can help create opportunities to bond as well as keep the spark alive in your long distance relationship.
For example, if one of you is studying abroad and the other is back home, take a class online together that fits into both of your schedules.
A sense of pride in accomplishing a common goal will often translate into greater intimacy between couples, even when they’re far apart from each other.
10. Set goals and rules for your long distance relationship.
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As you’re planning your future together, there are a few things to keep in mind:
1. Set realistic expectations. Your relationship won’t be like everyone else’s because it’s a long distance one.
You might not see each other as often as other couples do, or take holidays and make big plans together, but what matters is that you have the support of one another no matter what.
2. Don’t be afraid to plan trips and weekends away with friends or family members instead of always relying on your partner for the company.
Just because they’re not around doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy yourself!
3. Make sure both partners are aware of what exactly they need from their relationship before committing themselves so fully.
If someone wants more commitment than the other person feels comfortable giving right now then both sides need compromising until an agreement can be reached.
4. Setting goals, such as a specific date to reunite, will keep the relationship growing and alive. This gives you something to look forward to and work toward together.
It’s also important to discuss the rules of the relationship. How often will you talk? What is acceptable behavior in between visits? ]
These are important things to set in stone, so neither of you will misread signals or feel like the other person is behaving inappropriately with someone else.
11. Every conversation should lead to more.
When you talk to your partner, always keep things interesting. Don’t talk about the same thing every time you call him.
Try to discover new things and see where the conversation leads you.
You can talk about anything from what you did today, or why he didn’t answer your call last week. It’s important that every conversation leads to more knowledge about each other.
Don’t jump to conclusions, though: if something doesn’t go according to plan, don’t assume it’s because of something your partner did wrong and get upset at him unnecessarily.
The key is communication: don’t be afraid to ask questions and find out what happened when something goes awry; don’t say anything that can make your partner angry without knowing all the facts first.
12. Stay loyal even if you’re miles apart.
Sustaining an ever-growing relationship can be difficult, especially in long distance relationships.
You never know what the other person is up to and you might want to trust your partner, but sometimes it can be hard since you’re not with them.
You question yourself if they are doing what they say they are doing or if there is someone else in the picture.
If this is happening, then don’t try to keep it a secret because it will only get worse over time and even harder for your partner to deal with.
You should always be honest with your partner. It may hurt at first, but they will understand that you are being honest and telling them the truth because you care about them.
The relationship between two people should start off as loyal and trusting of each other; if there isn’t no trust right away, then I think it would be better to end the relationship before any damage has been done.
13. Make a common friend to help you when the time comes.
Make a common friend who knows your relationship status. He/she may comes into help you when the time comes.
For example: if your boyfriend has not talked to you for some days, then that common person can help you in investigating the reason behind it.
You might have done something wrong and he needs some time to cool down his mind or he might have done something bad, or there are some other reasons which are unknown to you.
14. Use your differences to grow closer together.
Just because you and your partner are geographically far apart, doesn’t mean that there can’t be growth in your relationship.
Talking about what drives you apart and how it impacts your relationship will help you better understand each other and keep the communication between both of you open.
Additionally, having a discussion about how your differences allow the both of you to grow closer together will further strengthen the bond that already exists.
Try to see if there is a way that you two could use each other’s differences in order to support each other in meeting individual goals as well as couple goals.
15. Surprise each other often and let your partner realize your sincere efforts.
Plan to surprise your partner.
If you have enough time and distance is not a big problem between you two, then surprise your partner by attending an event or doing something special for him/her.
Let your partner realize that it was not just a small plan but something that came out of your heart. Show her/him how sincere you were about surprising them.
Make sure to make plans for after the surprise, such as planning a nice meal together or going somewhere special and memorable. Don’t leave them hanging after the surprise has been given!
16. Have an open conversation with your partner to discuss what you want in the relationship.
Now that you’re in a long-distance relationship, you don’t have to set aside any time for your partner.
So how often should you talk? Are daily phone calls too much? Is six texts a day too little? And if so, is there a number that’s just right?
The answer isn’t the same for everyone. Some people need to hear their partner’s voice everyday. Others can only handle sending a few texts per week.
You and your partner need to find the frequency of communication that works best for you both.
This may be different from the last relationship you were in, so it’s important not to assume what level of communication your partner expects based on past experience.
If you’re not sure what type of contact your partner wants at first, ask them about it!
They may have assumed that you wanted daily phone calls when actually, all you want is an email every few days.
In fact, asking if they want more or less than what they are currently getting will help ensure they feel valued and wanted while also helping them understand what they should expect going forward during these long distance times together!
17. Get creative! Think outside the box when it comes to ways of having fun together
There’s a lot you can do together online. You can watch movies and TV series, listen to the same music on Spotify, or play games like Never Have I Ever or Truth or Dare.
Do something new and exciting once in a while! Or maybe you have some shared interests that you haven’t explored yet?
If your partner likes art, it may be time for them to teach you how to paint. And if they don’t have any hobbies, why not help them find one?
Getting out of your comfort zone makes way for fun bonding experiences. But whatever you choose to do, do it as often as possible.
Don’t let yourselves get bored or stuck in a routine—you’ll just feel more distant from each other!
You can still do a lot of things together online, so it’s not like you’re limited to phone calls and text messages.
You can have fun by watching the same shows on Netflix or Amazon Prime, or you could play online games.
The possibilities are almost endless here. All it takes is a little creativity and a willingness to try new things. Just be sure not to stick to the same old routine all the time.
18. Discuss about your negative feeling, jealousy or insecurity in an open manner.
You might find that you have feelings of insecurity, jealousy or fear of being cheated on.
These feelings are normal in any relationship, but when it comes to a long-distance relationship, they can be far more severe because of the distance between you and your partner.
If you are feeling these things, it is important that you talk to your partner about them openly.
Your partner can’t read your mind, so he wouldn’t know how you feel unless you tell him.
There is nothing wrong with talking to them about how you feel; if anything it shows that you trust him enough to open up about negative emotions too.
Sharing any negative feeling will only make your bond stronger and help get over the difficult times effortlessly!
19. Sharing hobbies can help you feel close even when you’re far apart.
Sharing hobbies can help you feel close even when you’re far apart.
This is a great way to feel like you and your partner are still doing things together, even when you’re not physically together.
There are hundreds of ways to share hobbies; here are a few ideas:
listen to the same song
watch the same movie
Share a book (by reading it at the same time or swapping ebooks)
play the same game online or on mobile apps (Scrabble, Words with Friends, etc.)
Share a recipe and cook the meal together on Skype
Share an activity (like running, yoga or tennis) by doing it at exactly the same time and keeping each other posted about your progress
20. Believe that true love will conquer all.
Believe that true love will conquer all.
True love is patient and kind. Love is not jealous or boastful or proud or rude. It does not demand its own way. It is not irritable, and it keeps no record of being wronged. I Corinthians 13:4-5 NLT
This Bible passage is perfect for a long distance relationship because it reminds you to always give each other the benefit of the doubt, and never to become jealous or angry with each other over trivial matters because there are more important things in life than a little resentment!
21. Don’t be jealous about your partner’s activities without you.
Jealousy is something that every couple has to deal with. But, sometimes it can eat away at a relationship and make it harder to overcome the distance between you and your partner.
When you’re jealous of what they’re doing without you or who they are spending time with, it can cause tension and hurt feelings.
While jealousy is a natural feeling, it can often be a sign that there is something else going on in the relationship.
If you find yourself consistently jealous of your partner or their activities without you, then there may be some trust issues that you need to talk about.
This can also serve as a warning that there may be an underlying issue within the relationship itself.
22. Show your love for them with gestures, not material items.
Even if you send them a care package or delivery, don’t make it about the items. Make it about your love for them and what you hope for in the future.
No one’s going to be excited about a box of stuff that won’t last a week, but everyone will love receiving something that was made just for them with no other reason than to show them how much they mean to you.
Learn their love language and do your best to express yours in that way as well. If they really want physical gifts, get creative.
Look back at old pictures together, or create a list of reasons why you love them and put it into an album or collage (this can be digital too!).
If they value quality time together above all else, then make sure that you have regular video calls set up so that you can spend time with each other face-to-face. Or maybe try preparing a special meal and eating together over Facetime/Skype/Zoom/etc.
23. Stop trying to controlling each other but overcome situations with rational decisions.
Control is the main theme of jealousy, possessiveness and distrust in a relationship. If you are always trying to control your partner’s behavior or choices, then it will only lead to problems later.
Trust should be earned and not demanded. You need to trust each other in order to have a strong long distance relationship.
If you find that your partner is also trying to control your decisions, then you both need to talk about it and reach a mutual decision that has been made after considering each others’ opinions and wants.
This will help both of you respect each other more and make the relationship even stronger!
24. Be patient with each other.
Long distance relationships are not for the faint of heart. It takes an extreme amount of patience and trust to maintain a relationship where you and your partner don’t get to see each other on a daily basis.
I have a few tips that will help you throughout your long distance relationship:
Patience is a very important characteristic to have in any kind of relationship, especially in a long distance one.
Both of you need to be patient with each other and not rush things. Sometimes, you will get confused about how your relationship is going or how your partner feels about you.
You might also get angry and impatient if he/she doesn’t respond to your messages immediately.
But do remember that it’s a long distance relationship, so please be patient with each other and wait for the right time to talk instead of getting irritated or annoyed over small issues.
- Be patient with each other
- Don’t let technology get in the way of communicating
- When you’re feeling lonely, remember that it’s only temporary.
25. Talk about your feelings regularly
Talk about your feelings as often as you can, preferably daily. Find a time that works for both of you to talk about how everything is going in your lives and then be honest and open with each other.
Have these conversations at the same time so you can stay in tune with one another.
A long distance relationship is all about communication, so make sure you regularly talk about what is going on in your life and share how you are feeling.
You also need to find ways to support each other during this time apart, which often comes in the form of long talks over Skype or phone calls (if this isn’t possible because of different time zones or schedules, then send some texts or emails).
Talk about your hopes and plans for the future so that when it does come to being together again, there are no surprises if one of you changes their mind about where they want to live or what they want to do for work.
26. Make yourself available as much as possible
Make yourself available and flexible at all times. Being in a long-distance relationship can mean you don’t see each other as often as you like, so whenever your partner wants to chat, be there for them.
If you’re constantly unavailable because of prior engagements or being out with friends, try to make time for your partner when they are available – even if it means sacrificing some friendships or social events.
You might have a daily standing call, or you might just be available whenever your partner needs you; whatever the case may be, make sure that your availability is as consistent as possible.
Remember, it can be difficult to coordinate time schedules in a LDR! If you find that this is something that’s hard to keep up with, try being open and flexible with your schedule. Just make sure that you’re there when they need you most.
It’s also important to remember to value your partner’s time. You should always remind them how much their time means to them–remind him or her how much their friendship means to you by taking an interest in what they do!
Keep your availability consistent as much as possible by setting up a standing call once or twice a week.
This way, both of you will know that no matter how busy either one of you may be during the week, there will always be time set aside to talk and check in with each other.
Finally, remind your partner how much their time means to you by not taking up too much of their time with pointless topics and idle chit-chat.
27. Make an effort to look great when you meet them because it will help to make the relationship exciting.
It is important to make an effort to look great because it will help to make the relationship exciting. You should find out what your partner likes and make an effort to look good for them every time you meet.
This can be a good way of showing them how much they mean to you even when you are in different places.
It is a thing that people often forget when in long distance relationships but it can actually be very helpful if you want to keep things interesting.
- don’t get discouraged if things don’t work out at first.
- You may feel the urge to ‘talk it out’ when you’re feeling upset, but remember that your partner is not always in a position to respond right away. Try to wait a little while before you have the conversation and then write down exactly what you want to say.
- Try not to get too bent out of shape if every detail doesn’t go according to plan. If something important comes up for your partner, just let them know as soon as possible and try not to take it personally.
28. Make sure you trust each other.
Trust is the foundation of any relationship. If you don’t trust your partner, you are in the wrong relationship.
Trust is essential for a successful long-distance relationship as well. Long distance relationships have their own challenges, and it can be difficult to keep the spark alive in the absence.
In such situations, the trust could be fragile, and you may end up questioning your choices.
Don’t let that happen. Don’t let your insecurities get into the way of your relationship. Know that you can trust them just like they trust you with their life!
29. Establish a routine of connecting with your partner every day by Sending pictures and with videos calls at least for a few minutes.
Establishing a routine of connecting with your partner every day will help you manage the stress and keep him/her feeling closer to you.
For instance, talk on the phone at least for an hour every day or send each other love notes.
Here are some more ideas:
- Send one another voice memos or text messages with updates about your days.
- Try to schedule regular video calls on Skype or Facetime.
- Leave a note in your partner’s pocket before he/she leaves for work.
- If you can’t connect daily, try sending pictures of what you’re doing and where you’re going to give your partner a glimpse into your life apart from each other.
30. Make your partner feel special and only made for you.
In long distance relationship, it is important to make your partner feels special and only made for you.
You need to put in the time and effort to make your partner feel that you are the only one for them. You can do this by sending them sweet messages that make them feel special.
You can also send a gift to your partner, not an expensive one but a small thing that shows how much you care about the person and how happy he or she makes you feel.
It would be an additional point if you cook the meal yourself for your partner while they are away from home.
It is very important that your efforts are not neglected by your partner as they could lead to conflicts in the future which might make things worse even if they are already difficult right now.
31. Plan Surprise Visits: Send gifts as surprises for no reason and plan regular date nights even if you are not meeting in person.
Send a surprise visit to your partner once in a while. It will be the best surprise for him. Take him out on dates and make it memorable.
For that, you can plan a candlelight dinner or you can take him to his favorite restaurant or club. Buy gifts for no reason and send it to him as a surprise.
Plan regular date nights even if you are not meeting in person, and do some video dating where both of you can interact and spend some quality time together.
32. Long distance relationship requires time and effort, however it can be one of the best relationships that can ever be.
The most significant way to make your long-distance relationship work is to be sincere, true, and faithful to each other. Long distance relationships require time and effort.
However, it can be one of the best relationships that can ever be.
To make a long distance relationship work, partners need to understand that the relationship will take a lot of commitment on both ends.
The rewards of a long distance relationship outweigh its negatives because you get to feel the real essence of love and freedom in your own safe space.
Remember that no relationship is easy; all relationships require time, effort and patience from both parties.
A Long Distance Relationship is not for everyone but if you find yourself in one, there are ways to make it more bearable for both you and your partner.
33. Make being in each other’s lives a priority, no matter what
You will have moments when you feel like giving up on your relationship, but you must push through those moments and keep going.
In the end, it will all be worth it because there’s no one you’d rather share your future with than this person.
If you really want to make your long distance relationship work, then don’t let anything come between the two of you.
You are in a committed relationship with this person and that means you need to never give up on each other or your relationship together.
It doesn’t matter what happens in life, if someone puts doubts in your mind about how real love is supposed to feel and look, or if someone tries to break the two of you apart — don’t ever let them ruin what you have built together!
In order for a long distance relationship to work out successfully, both people have to put in tons of effort into their communication as well as their actions toward one another.
You can call each other every day but if they never make an effort to see each other, then that doesn’t count for much!
34. Don’t take your long distance partner for granted.
1. One of the most common reasons why relationships fail is taking your partner for granted. A few years into a relationship, couples stop trying to impress one another and start behaving like they don’t care.
It can be very difficult to tell whether or not you are taking your partner for granted, but you should make an effort to figure it out before it is too late.
2. Figure out whether you are taking your partner for granted by asking yourself if you have been doing things that indicate this.
For example, do you think about them less now than when you were first getting to know each other? Are you busy with work or school?
If so, then there is a good chance that your relationship has become less of a priority in your life.
3. If this is the case, then it may be time to refocus on what’s important in life and make sure that spending time with someone else isn’t just an afterthought anymore.
The best way to do this would be by giving them some space from their everyday routine-which will allow them to appreciate how much they actually love being around you.
You could also try sending flowers every week or two so that when they see their mailbox full at home again, they know what really matters most: finding ways make up for lost time together as soon as possible!
Here are some ways to know when you are taking your partner for granted:
- You’re always busy with other stuff and have less time for them.
- You see them as an option and not a priority.
- Your partner is feeling insecure about your relationship.
So what should you do? Take notice of these signs, be more appreciative of your partner, show that you love them, and do not take advantage of the long distance in any way.
35. Be kind and keep the faith that you survive your LDR and make your love successful.
Be kind and keep the faith that you survive your LDR and make your love successful.
A long distance relationship can feel like a real challenge, but if you are both committed to each other, then it is totally possible to make your love work!
A good way to maintain your relationship is by being kind in every aspect and always be hopeful that things will work out no matter how tough it gets.
If you find yourself succumbing to feelings of pessimism or hopelessness, talk about them with one another so you can support each other in staying positive. After all, love makes everything easy!
36. Accept your reality
Accept your reality. You are in a long-distance relationship and it is going to be tough. Accept that you are not going to be able to see each other every day, and you will both be away from home for long periods, missing each other.
Try to understand that you and your partner are going to feel lonely some days, and the best thing to do is just accept this! When something goes wrong or when you’re feeling unhappy, talk about it with each other!
37. Above all, don’t lose hope.
Don’t let distance be the reason you give up on a relationship. Whether you’re in a long-distance or short-term relationship, it takes work and dedication to keep the love alive.
You can overcome any obstacle as long as both of you are committed to making things work out, even if that means being apart for a while. It will all be worth it when you finally get to see each other again.
Above all, don’t lose hope.
Remember that every distance situation is unique, and there are no set rules to it. Let your feelings guide you in making decisions that work for you and your partner, not what works for other people in a different situation.
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