7 Ways to Make a Long Distance Relationship Work ...

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Dating someone who lives far, far way can be a big drag, but believe it or not, there are ways to make a long distance relationship work.

I speak from experience.

Way back when, when my husband and I first started dating, we had a long distance relationship for THREE years!

Yes, three!

We really, really cared for each other and so we put the effort in and made it work.2

Now, we’ve been together for a total of 14 years and have been married for seven.

We must’ve done something right!

So, if you’re dating someone who lives a far away, rest assured that there are ways to make a long distance relationship work.2

Here’s my advice on the subject.

1. Talk Every Day

One of the key ways to make a long distance relationship work is talking.

Even if you have nothing to really talk about, you should make it a point to talk to each other once a day.

Your conversation doesn’t have to be long or even have to be about something monumental;2

a simple phone call to say goodnight, I’m thinking about you and I love you is all that is needed.2

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Cristina
Ive been with my bf for 3 1/2 years now and going strong :) still haven't met either!
Heather Mattli
My boyfriend and I first meet when we were 5. It was love at first sight for me! Took a little convincing for him because girls still had cooties ;) we have been best friends for so long I don't even know when we started to date! I count 8 years from the day he first wrote me the check yes or no note when we were 12. I still have all those notes we passed as kids! So sweet! Right before I turned 16 my dad started a new job that required us to move. We decided that we would always talk everyday and make it work. I am almost 21 now and we are still going strong long distance! He is my first and only and that's how it's been. The key for us is trust! I don't need to know what he's doing every second or have to worry. It's just a mutual trust and strong friendship we have that makes us last! I loved this article because I can relate so closely! Obviously there is more to it but its a learning process that will help you grow as a couple
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