long distance relationships

Partners share their best advice for maintaining a strong relationship when you live far apart.
“The best part of her visit was probably just getting to enjoy everyday life together," said illustrator Simone Ferriero.
Unlike our grandparents and even parents, we no longer have to settle for finding love in our buildings or on our blocks or even in our own cities.
Little ways for couples to feel connected when they're many miles apart. 💕
Traveling has been the ultimate test to our relationship and with travel, we have become a better couple, more confident as individuals, and together, have marked our stamp all over the world (and will continue to do so)! One of the biggest reasons we are still together was because we traveled to make this relationship the way it is today.
Each couple needs to define their relationship on their own terms, regardless of what is "normal."
Owning sad feelings will make it easier to deal with them head on and not get caught up in feeling ashamed of them or resentful of your partner.
Looking back on my decision to leave, I wouldn't change a thing. It made us better partners, fostering trust and appreciation. To be honest, our relationship has flourished because of the time spent apart and continues to reflect that to this day, nearly a year since we reunited.
I always wondered how people did it. How they could date someone who lived so far away. I always thought there was something so magical about that kind of love but always knew it just wasn't for me. I'm way too much of a "want-to-see-you-as-often-as-I-can-if-possible" kind of gal. That was until some Irish accent won my heart over at a bar in Chicago.
The temptation to transfer will be real. Trust me. You want to see them every day -- especially if you come from an experience like I had. But in the end, it's better if the two of you learn how to be financially and socially independent in college.
So, you're moving to another country! It's most likely for one of two reasons; you need a change in your life and love to travel, or you fell in love. The latter tends to be a little more complicated.
Today's first real post-winter foray into the garden reminds me that I'm a messy gardener. Late, as usual. But I've got a special packet of seeds to plant this week, and they've inspired me to be more attentive this year.
Because when you know that writing your own book is so difficult to begin with, the least you can do for someone else, is
My Aussie and I have been together for 5 years now. So, ya, a long long time. And I love the Aussies, but let me tell you, there are some things about dating an Australian man that I found VERY different about dating an American guy.
For many women, they would love the break from the snoring or the enjoyment of having the entire bed to themselves. Instead, I dread when my best friend is gone for work. It is like a piece of me is missing.