Best Tips On How To Make Long Distance Relationship Work

Long-distance relationships are often challenging and sometimes very difficult to maintain. Here are a few tips that will help you to stay together and stay in touch with your partner even if you are miles away.


Long-distance relationships are a modern phenomenon. A hundred years ago women were trying to find a man looking at nearby farms and with the invention of cars they were looking for partners in the closest city or county. But today we have planes, and better than that - the Internet. Even if you are thousands of kilometers away, you do not have to end a romantic relationship.

Long distance relationships have some unique difficulties. The success of long distance relationships depends largely on whether two people want to adopt some basic rules or not.

Here are some tips on how to make your long distance relationship work:

 

Obligation

If you want a relationship on a long distance because of work or other reasons, it is necessary that you both agree on the level of commitment that you expect from your relationship. If one of you is experiencing serious relationship, and the other one just wants to have fun, then it you will certainly have a problem. So, first of all, it is very important that both of you expect the same things from your relationship. Before you indulge in a long distance relationship you need to have a serious talk with your partner, communicate honestly and openly about the expectations from the relationship. Of course, it is important that both partners decide about important things in your relationship, since that is a solid foundation for the future in order to avoid disappointment.


Communication

Communication is definitely the key to any successful relationship, and for long distance relationships, it is crucial. The only thing that long distance relationships have is communication, and both partners need to be in such a connection that allows them to chat every day, whether it is a phone call or an internet video call. But if you do not spend a lot of time at home, make sure that your mobile phone provider offers the best price for long conversations with someone who lives in a foreign country. Conversations will help you keep the fire in your relationship.


Sincerity

Honesty is vital in each and every long distance relationship. Connecting with your partner on that level is more important than anything. The longevity of the relationship depends on the ability of honest communication and resolving all issue. Is it more important to watch a game on TV than having a conversation with your partner? Or is it more important to gossip with friends than talking to your partner about what’s bothering you? Try as much as possible to be honest with your partner because that is the only way to solve problems.


Compromise

The willingness to compromise is a very important element of having a successful long distance relationship. The time spent together, regardless of whether it is on the phone or not is certainly a very valuable for your relationship. Be prepared to miss watching your favorite TV show or sports programs, when you have problems in your relationship that must be solved.


Flexibility

In order for a long – distance relationship to work, both partners need to be flexible. Things will not always go the way you imagined. At the beginning you have to understand that making a long – distance relationship work can be quite a difficult task, since you may encounter all kinds of relationship problems so you must be ready to make compromises for your partner. Be prepared for the unexpected, and do not let disappointment end the relationship. Be open for spontaneous actions and everything will be fine.


Trust

The one thing that can eventually destroy even the most passionate long-distance relationship is lack of trust. If you sit at home and wonder what your partner is doing in another town or country - then you have a problem. If you get terribly upset when the line of your partner is busy thinking that he/she has a romantic conversation with someone else – you have a problem. If get terribly annoyed by the sexy voice of his/her secretary - you are in trouble. You have to ask yourself if your partner has given you any reason not to trust them. If you have a problem with trust, then you need to talk to your partner and do not let this issue destroy the relationship.


Optimism

If you want your relationship to succeed you have to be optimistic and have a positive point of view. You must see the glass as half full rather than empty. Do not get sad and do not look at things negatively. When you feel sad and frustrated because you cannot see your partner, it does not mean that you are not loved by them. Use your passion and plan how to create a romantic weekend for both of you when you see each other the next time. Mark the date on the calendar when you can see your partner again and count down the days.


The Desire For Sex Should Not Disappear

You must maintain the chemistry between the two of you, regardless of the fact that you do not see each other that often. The next time you schedule a video call with your partner, dress yourself in nice clothes and try to be seductive. Tell your partner how much you want them. When you finish the video call, send them sexy text messages. Be sure that they will love this game. And the best thing is that it will contribute to making your long distance relationship work.


Do Not Be Desperate

Some days you will have a bunch of commitments and you will not have time to devote to the relationship. Do not stay at home with the bad thoughts. Go to the gym, get a drink with friends, clean the house, go for a walk and wait for your partner’s next call with a smile. However, do not let yourself waiting all day long for their call. Instead keep yourself busy by doing things that make you happy. Patience is the key.


Mutual Friends

Maintain contacts with your friends, and your partner’s friends. Do not be too boring. Get out of the comfort zone and meet new people. It will make you feel a lot better and it will benefit to the relationship.


Surprises

A message for good morning or good night is sometimes all you need to keep your relationship healthy. Short, simple messages, such as "I miss you" or "I cannot wait to see you again" will give you the strength and the willingness to keep and maintain your relationship healthy.

Although relationships on a long – distance are much more demanding than traditional ones it does not mean that they will not work. People who are in long – distance relationships will learn to appreciate the moments spent together and not take them for granted. It will teach how to be more open and more communicative. Look at your long distance relationship as an opportunity to get to know your partner better and how to get stronger together as a couple. Follow these simple tips together with your partner and make your relationship work.

Agata K

I am social media influencer and co-founder of highinlove.co. I believe that it is very important to spread good vibes and love not only online, but in real life too! Also I like cooking (who don't love to eat tasty food), puppies, my yoga mat and new adventures.

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Comment on this post (9 comments)

  • Asra says...

    The feeling of the love being in long distance is somewhat special that can’t even deacribe. I’m so Happy that I’m in live with the man who’s so far from me. ❤ I love him So much

    December 27, 2017

  • Aparna says...

    All these are very true. I’m in a long distance relationship. We have been so since the very first day. Now its been 4 years and 5 months. I know he is the only person in the whole world who I Am going to spend the rest of my life with. And its the same for him. Above all these aforesaid things, you have to love your partner unconditionally. :)
    Its there between us. He is my best friend and I am his. He is not my soulmate, but my Soul. I’m so proud to be his. ^^

    May 08, 2017

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  • Twinkle Chopra says...

    Long distance itss a feeling for me noww i am just enjoying this feelingg
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    I totally loved it
    Hats off for what you have written
    Because every single word seems true
    And the bestt was
    Whenever you meet
    You enjoy the moment
    You cannot take your partner for granted
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    And the name of the page itself is what m feeling right now
    Loved it!!!!

    March 28, 2017

  • Savuka says...

    All that was written here, the truth. I am the evidence of that.
    Thanks everyone who was involved in putting this together to help some who haven’t figured it out yet.

    March 28, 2017

  • Leesan says...

    Thank you such great and simple thoughts.. all doubts are cleared.. i can trust these points and make things work out..

    March 28, 2017

  • Ani Li says...

    Thanks very helpful.::)))

    March 28, 2017

  • Diksha sharma says...

    Very helpful thanks

    March 27, 2017

  • Sumaiyya says...

    Oh God! This is amazing seriously. I’m not in a long distance relationship but next year maybe I will face this. So now i know how to maintain Long distance relationship. After read this article its like i know many important things that I never knew..

    March 27, 2017

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