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17 Things Every Long Distance Relationship Needs to Last ...

By Heather

LDR's are really hard to go through. I met my wife ten years ago this year and we met online and were long distance for over two years. It sucks but it is so, so worth it once you two are finally together. If you are in a LDR, don't worry! It gets better, especially if you follow the below tips!

1 You Need to Send Selfies

You Need to Send Selfies This will make it seem like you two aren't even apart.

2 Play Games Together

Play Games Together Quizzes, video games, anything that is fun. Date night can be game night!

3 You Can't Keep Your Feelings inside

You Can't Keep Your Feelings inside If there is something bothering you, you've GOT to spill it. Seriously.

4 Have Conversations CONSTANTLY

Have Conversations CONSTANTLY This is how you are going to last. For serious.

5 Create a Private Blog and Share Your Thoughts Together

Create a Private Blog and Share Your Thoughts Together Great idea! Especially nowadays.

6 Talk on Instant Messenger (gchat Works Great!)

Talk on Instant Messenger (gchat Works Great!) I did this with my wife!

7 Skype Yourselves to Sleep

Skype Yourselves to Sleep And sleep on Skype.

8 Keep a Picture of Them on Your Phone …

Keep a Picture of Them on Your Phone … That way you can feel like they are right there.

9 And Change It out Weekly to Keep It Fresh

And Change It out Weekly to Keep It Fresh ..and change it often. It'll help close the distance!

10 Never, Ever End a Conversation with Resentment

Never, Ever End a Conversation with Resentment This is a big one! Pay attention.

11 Don't Keep Score on Who Visits More Often

Don't Keep Score on Who Visits More Often Someone will always visit more, the other person should make up for that.

12 … the One That Doesn't Visit as Often, Should Make More of an Effort

… the One That Doesn't Visit as Often, Should Make More of an Effort Text more, call more, write more. If you can't visit, make sure that your partner knows you are invested.

13 Do NOT Play Power Games

Do NOT Play Power Games This is huge! You can't keep a long distance relationship if you are constantly playing with power.

14 You've Got to Have Trust

You've Got to Have Trust Being in a long distance relationship is ALL about trust, especially nowadays with Facebook, Instagram, Tumblr, Twitter. You should trust your partner completely, otherwise, why are you with them?

15 Phone Sex

Phone Sex It's needed. Period. It's needed.

16 Be Aware That You do Have a Life outside of Your Partner

Be Aware That You do Have a Life outside of Your Partner Just because you are with your boyfriend or girlfriend, doesn't mean they control where you go. Just check in with them and let them know what your plans are.

17 Care Packages

Care Packages Oh god, I did this a LOT when my wife and I were long distance. Notice, I said wife – we made it!

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