It turns out, sometimes this means getting outside of your time zone too.According to the Center for the Study of Long Distance Relationships, more than 7 million people in the U. consider themselves to be in a long distance relationship.You are always going out to eat and showing each other great places and if you are having issues during that phase, it will be 10 times more challenging when you are not in ‘vacation mode’ all the time.If you can't get along when on vacation, how do you expect to get along when you are confronted with everyday challenges at home that come with normal relationships?
I've always said that if you want to find success in love you have to get out of your comfort zone.When you do see each other make a point to do mundane things as well as fun, like go grocery shopping together. There are cool apps that allow you to watch Netflix shows in sync with each other (Doctor Who got us through a lot) and Skype is wonderful."Submitted by Molly Jane Sisson "Believe me, after three years of long distance I've come to realize that sometimes you have to go the extra mile.My girlfriend texts me 100 times more than I text her, I visit her 10 times more often than she visits me, she makes the effort to call me or write me way more than I do for her. We each do what we are able to make this work."Submitted by Steven H92 "Don't play the power games to try and see who cares less/more, or who hurts less/more. That's the real glue."Submitted by besotteddottie "There will be people who are skeptical and that's fine, just make sure that you don't let this affect the both of you who are actually in the relationship. Jacela "Make sure that you always say good night and good morning, even if it's just a text with a sun because you're hungover.They are proof that distance only makes the heart grow fonder. And by living my own adventures I always had stories to tell and to confide in him.That independence brought us closer together."Submitted by Emma Persaud "I've been in a long distance relationship for nearly three and a half years.This figure isn't surprising as we're moving away from home to pursue career and lifestyle opportunities, traveling for work, and meeting more people online than ever before.