365 Days: Surviving the First Year of a Long-distance Relationship

Those who are in close-distance relationships have it easy: They are close to each other, often just minutes apart, and seeing each other every day is not a big a deal. It is true that they have their own challenges, but it does not compare to those of us who are in long-distance relationships. We […]

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April Fools’ Day Pranks for Couples in Long-distance Relationships

Sometimes things in long-distance relationships can get too serious. When are we going to close the gap? Have you saved enough money to come visit me yet? Why didn’t you answer your phone last night? Well, why not inject a little fun into your relationship with the perfectly executed April Fools’ Day prank? Also known […]

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From Friend to Lover: When to Enter a Long-distance Relationship

When we fall in love with someone, we take a risk of being broken and hurt. We put trust in them, and we want to be with them—no matter what people say about them. They are perfect, and every flaw they have seems irrelevant. It feels like they are beautiful creatures sent from heaven to […]

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Types of Guys You Should Never Bother Dating Long Distance

“His girl is moving to Italy? I don’t think it could work, man. It’s an LDR. It’s never gonna work out.” I heard a friend I’ve known for a while say this recently, and it took a lot of patience to not have a violent reaction to it. I realized that he is just one of […]

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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 together […]

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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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