All posts by Christa

Celebrate New Year as LDR Couple

Starting a Fresh New Year for the Long – Distance Relationship

2016 seemed to fly by so fast and we are now in the first month of 2017 already. To most people, the New Year often means change. Often it also means a fresh start. To me, I like to take the New Year as a moment to reflect and have a fresh start for my […]

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Planning a Long-Distance Engagement Party

After three years of being in a long-distance relationship with my amazing man, our engagement became official last month. A proposal happened (but that’s a story for another day…), and then we decided to have an engagement party in my hometown. This was to introduce us as a couple to our closest family and friends. […]

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Communication Strategies For How to Make Long-distance Relationships Work

It is not a secret anymore that communication is a key factor in making a long distance relationship work. I have heard a lot of stories of why long distance relationships fail, and a significant number that were caused by problems in communication Thus, in this post, I will share some strategies based on my own […]

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Why Long-Distance Relationships Fail

There’s an expression that practice makes perfect and I can’t help to think how it is very relatable to my long-distance relationship history. My current relationship is not the first one with distance involved. Previously I had a failed long-distance relationship, and to be honest, I was afraid to start another long-distance relationship again when […]

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Ways to Keep Your Long Distance Relationship Exciting

My long-distance relationship has taught me that being in a relationship is not always about rainbows and butterflies. There are ups and downs; sometimes you may find yourself tired and wanting to give up. Worry not, the hard days are just one of the phases in a relationship that you have to go through, and […]

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Fun Things To Do Online With Your Long-Distance Partner

Being in a long-distance relationship, I can only meet my man in person once a year. That being said, there are a lot of common couple things that we are yet to do while being separated. Going to the movies is a luxury for us, so does having a nice meal together. So how do […]

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How to Survive a Long-distance Relationship: A Guide for New Couples

Starting a new relationship is always exciting. Love is definitely in the air, and both of you are feeling the butterflies. But what if there’s distance involved between the two of you? Being in a long-distance relationship for more than three years now (and still going strong!), I remember the earlier days of my own relationship. […]

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How to Have Difficult Conversations With Your LDR Partner

Like any other adult relationships, there are several stages in an LDR. Normally, your relationship will get more serious after a couple of months once you have passed the honeymoon stage. This is where you start to discuss more serious things. There are common sticking points in LDRs—when will you close the gap, who is playing for […]

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Four Signs You Can Trust Your Long-distance Love

Nothing about being in a long-distance relationship is easy. We all have read it many times before: Long-distance relationships require commitment and, most importantly, trust. There are times where we’ve found ourselves questioning things. Is this worth it? Can I trust my significant other? I have found myself asking those questions as well. Things were not […]

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Three Ways to Beat the Valentine’s Day Blues

It’s February, the month when pink products line the shelves and love songs hit the airwaves. Valentine’s Day is an exciting time for lovers. But what if your significant other is thousands of miles away and you can’t be together on this special day? Don’t be sad. I have some tips for you to fight […]

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