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Don’t Mask Your Feelings: How to Be Truthful in an LDR without Hurting

Have you ever been in a situation where you are really feeling all the feelings in the world, but you just can’t let them out because you are afraid you’ll be judged or that your feelings will hurt somebody else’s? I’m sure you have, at some point in your life. An LDR poses a bigger […]

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Simple Ideas to Strengthen Your Long-Distance Relationship

Every healthy relationship will go through their ups and downs. Trying to patch up an argument may be a little bit more difficult when your significant other cannot be easily reached physically. But there are ways (thanks to technology) that can help strengthen your bond. Here are a few tips! 4 Ideas to Strengthen Your […]

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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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Life-Saving Tips for How to Survive a Long Distance Relationship

Writing this article comes as a good, much-needed reminder to myself as I am leaving my boyfriend’s country in under a week. While nobody is spared from tears when dating someone from the other side of the globe, there are ways to make it work without feeling like you’re slowly dying inside all the time. […]

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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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Ways to Show Appreciation in a Long Distance Relationship

You spend all afternoon making your partner this fabulous dinner for when he comes home from a stressful day at work. First, you pull up the recipe to their favorite dish, run to the grocery store to get all the ingredients, get home to realize you forgot an item and run all the way back. […]

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Setting Ground Rules Can Make LDRs Work

As many people know, long distance relationships are tough and it takes two strong people to fight against the odds. One key factor that has helped my relationship with “J” succeed was setting rules. Mind you, these rules weren’t written in stone that we both came up with before we decided to date; instead, they […]

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Help, I think that my partner is cheating on me!

Whenever I speak with someone about my long distance relationship, they bring up cheating. While I personally think that people in LDR aren’t any more prone to cheating that those who work out a short distance relationship, I admit that when it does happen it might be harder to deal with. I’m here to help […]

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What I Wish I Knew Before Starting an LDR – Relationship advice

Before starting my relationship, I seriously gave it some thought… a couple months’ worth of thought but I think I already knew my answer right after our first date. My boyfriend and I went on our first date about a week before he shipped out for the Navy so I really did not have much […]

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How to Maintain Your Identity When You’re in an LDR

It is not a secret that relationships are hard and take a lot of work. Constant communication really helps when times get tough, but nothing is better than sharing experiences with someone you love. I personally feel like the effort doubles when you are apart from your significant other. However, I also believe that being […]

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