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. […]

Continue reading

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 […]

Continue reading

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. […]

Continue reading

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 […]

Continue reading

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 […]

Continue reading

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 […]

Continue reading

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 […]

Continue reading

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 […]

Continue reading

Five Red Flags in Long-distance Relationships — and How to Fix Them

Relationships are hard, and long-distance relationships are even harder. It takes continuous effort to make LDRs work. But every once in awhile, things go a little sour, and you need a reality check. There are certain signs that you should pick up on and really stop to think about. No need to be scared. It […]

Continue reading

How to Make a Long-distance Relationship Last

This week, I shared how to make a long-distance relationship last by resolving conflict as it arises on Jo, My Gosh! I could give you a million pieces of advice on how to survive a long-distance relationship. But one of the biggest things that helped me through my LDR was making sure we resolved conflicts as soon […]

Continue reading