How to Make Up When You’re Far Apart

You know the feeling: You’ve gone too far, said too much. The nasty words spill out. Maybe you don’t really mean them, but it’s too late. You’ve already said it, and the silence—or the screaming—is excruciating. The long-distance lovers quarrel: Often it starts over nothing but has the potential to end everything. It happened to me […]

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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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The 10 Best Pieces Of Advice For Long Distance Relationships

This week, I shared the 10 best pieces of advice for long-distance relationships on Modern Love Long Distance. Relationships are never easy. Life is messy, and good relationships don’t just happen. They take a lot of work. Throw distance into the mix, and you have even more baggage—literally and figuratively—to deal with. But for the right person, […]

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Best Apps for LDR Couples to Watch Videos in Synch

Don’t miss out on the ability to watch movies together online because of distance. Apps for long-distance movie night exist! Do stuff via your WiFi connection and be together even when you’re not. Technology is amazing, and there are services out there that make long-distance relationships a little simpler. Whether you want to watch movies […]

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Six Packing Tips for a Memorable Long-distance Visit

After all of those text messages, phone calls and emails, it’s finally time to go. The six countdown apps on your phone and the widget that counts down the seconds on your computer’s home screen have finally hit zero. You thought the moment would never arrive, but it’s here. It’s time. But what do you wear? […]

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Travel Tips for Long-distance Relationships

When you’re in a long-distance relationship, you learn a thing or two about traveling. The biggest thing I’ve learned is that it is expensive. I usually have to save a couple months worth of paychecks before I can even think about going to see my significant other. But when you are in a long-distance relationship, […]

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How to Read Nonverbal Cues in Long-distance Relationships

A healthy long-distance relationship should involve constant communication. And no, that doesn’t mean you must be texting 24/7. Good communication is when the two of you are completely in sync with each other’s feelings and you never keep anything from each other. Good communication means you don’t have to decode what the other is feeling. Sometimes, […]

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Eight Things All Long-distance Couples are Tired of Hearing

Being in a long-distance relationship is sort of like being in a relationship with a ghost. You feel a strong connection with them, you know they are there for you and influence your life, but you just can’t physically feel or touch them all the time. But it’s a little more complicated than that. It’s hard […]

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Mission Possible: Dealing with Conflict in Long-distance Relationships

Long-distance relationships are hotbeds for conflict. Doubts, misunderstandings, jealousy, prompt judgments, even missing each other can ignite an argument. Petty things turn into big deals, and conversations turn into conflicts. Although conflicts are often thought of as negative, couples who work through their problems strengthen their relationship. Every couple experiences conflict. Even when you close the distance, […]

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Seven Deadly Sins of Long-distance Relationships

There are wrongdoings that will kill any relationship, and then there are crimes unique to long-distance relationships. I’ve had to learn about some of these the hard way: My first relationship ever was a long-distance relationship, but luckily, three and a half years later, here we are. Having distance be a part of my first relationship […]

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