Once you are in love, parting with a partner, even for a couple of hours, feels like an eternity. Winter is past, and spring has already come, and a beloved person is comfortably sleeping in your arms. You do not even want to cast a mere thought that you are going to part with each other for a while soon. What to do in case a forced break up is coming your way in the form of a long-planned trip or business travel? How not to torment yourself with harassing thoughts? Are long-distance relationships possible at all? And what to do in order not to spoil your relationships? There are some good tips on how to survive a long-distance relationship.
1. Be Self-Sufficient
You should not lose the feeling of yourself being in a romantic relationship. After all, you were enamored with each other for who you are. Attraction occurs through the complementarity of worldviews, forms of behavior, and the spectrum of feelings between two people. So, that time you spend separately is the time that makes you the one your loved one loves and always waits for. As Aristotle once said, “Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.” So do things you love, meet with friends, and develop yourself. Thus, you will always have something interesting to tell your loved one. This is one of the best tips to make a long-distance relationship work.
Current technologies allow people to keep in touch with beloved people twenty-four hours straight. Moreover, communication is possible almost from any corner of the world. Social networks, video calling, free instant messengers – do not miss such an opportunity! Communicate with your loved one more often, speak about your joys, ask for advice, and share plans with your loved one. Do not be silent about the difficulties you encounter in the absence of a partner. Your loved one will help you to cope with problems, even at a distance. Moreover, regular communication allows you to keep in touch with your loved one and strengthens romantic relations. You can send romantic messages, share photos, funny pictures, videos, or just emojis. The point is to show that you think about each other.
3. Make Away With Jealousy And Suspicion
Often, it is the suspicions of infidelity and the inability to control a loved one that damages the life of a couple in long-distance relations. Constant suspicions, interrogations, tantrums, and hysterics will not help you but quite the opposite – can result in a break-up of relations. Pull yourself together and stop seeing treason at any move of your loved one.
4. Feed The Flame Of Passion
This advice is more suitable for ladies. Go shopping and take a couple of photos in the luxurious fitting rooms of expensive underwear salons and send them to your loved one. A man will cheer up, knowing that you think about him when trying on underwear (especially, if it is extremely sexy). Moreover, if you add to the photo some playful accompanying text, the guy may even run for a ticket for the first plane to you! In case you do not know how to tell if she is the one and only, a lot of men consider the fact that a woman can feed the flame of passion in a relationship to be one of the surest signs of love.
5. Remember About Romance
Any distance is not an obstruction to true love. You can arrange a date with your loved one using webcams. Fortunately, modern technology allows us to do this. Candles, a glass of wine, sincere compliments, and other specific settings can help you and your loved one not to lose a romantic frame of mind in the daily grind. It’s okay that you are on opposite sides of the display for now. In case you both are sure of your feelings, such romantic dates will help you to fill in time before the meeting and strengthen your relationships.
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