Surviving a Long-Distance Relationship: 5 Tips
May 27, 2013
As the number of opportunistic globetrotters continues to increase, so with it has the commonality of love’s highest hurdle— the long-distance relationship.
Know What You’re Getting Into
Any time two people move apart for a considerable amount of time, the relationship is, for better or worse, never the same upon reunification. New locations mean new experiences, new friends and, as much as we hate to admit it, new people vying for our heart’s desire.
For example: Will there be a don’t-ask-don’t-tell deal regarding other people? Should a phone call be expected every night? Furthermore, don’t hold back asking questions because you’re afraid of what the answers might be—it’s better to be a little disappointed now than heartbroken months later.
Plan to Meet Soon
To go the distance in spite of the distance, however, be sure to partake in some technological tantalization with continuous Skype sex, flirtexting and sexting.
Share Communication Responsibilities
Live. Your. Life.
In matters of long-distance love, hearing “what will be will be,” isn’t exactly the most comforting advice. However, as with all things in life, the only person whose actions and emotions we ultimately have control over is always close at hand—ourselves.