If you’re in a long distance relationship, do your best to ask thoughtful questions about the other person’s life regularly. Don’t let that happen; try to have meaningful conversations and connection.Almost every article I’ve read about how to have a long distance relationship, said to have an “end date” in mind.Most of the time, that’s wonderful; but in some circumstances, a close friendship can eat away at a strong relationship.In long distance relationships, it’s easy to use a friend or acquaintance as a surrogate, of sorts, for your partner.
Focus on these positives when you’re having a hard time, and do your best to stay positive.
Regular times help, and so does setting an intention to call daily or always text each other goodnight.
In our first two years together, Ken and I would often make time to have “Skype dates” where we’d both dress up and go to a café or dining hall to call each other.
We’ve all heard this classic love story: two people meet in high school, they fall in love, and then they go away to different colleges, and life is super easy and eventually they get married and live happily ever after. Listen, I’m not trying to be a downer, but that’s the truth, and if you and bae want to stay together, you have to acknowledge it.
You almost never hear that story, because, in reality, maintaining a long-distance relationship in college is really hard.