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Closing the Distance & Life Post-LDR: Kristen & Seth
Posted By Tammy  Posted On 06-Dec-2017

Who We Are I'm Kristen and he is Seth. I love dogs and food and I swear I'm a mermaid. Seth loves gaming and music and aspires to be a writer. We grew up with completely different backgrounds and family values. I am one of five kids and come from

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The LDR Docu-Series You Can Apply To Be In (Casting Call!)
Posted By Tammy  Posted On 29-Nov-2017

Hey LDD fam! Our team has an exciting opportunity for you. Sharp Entertainment is casting for the second season of their LDR docu-series! Here's a little information from the Casting Director: "A little about the project - Right now, we’re casting for our 2nd season of the docu-series where we

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Guest Post: 6 Online Dating Tips No One Told You Before
Posted By Tammy  Posted On 20-Nov-2017

Warning: In this article I am going to be very honest and straightforward. You have been on an online dating site like some other singles with little success. Or, you just found one amazing site and would love to get some surefire online dating tips that will guarantee you instant success.

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International LDR: Brianna & Mark
Posted By Tammy  Posted On 16-Nov-2017

Brianna created her blog as a birthday surprise for her boyfriend, Mark! Go and give their blog a follow at i-think-im-in-love-with-him.tumblr.com You can also read about their full story here: Click me! Hi Brianna, tell us a little bit about yourselves. "Well my name is Brianna. I am 18 years old

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Meeting for the First Time: How to Cope with Nerves
Posted By Tianna  Posted On 08-Nov-2017

One of the most frequent questions we get is, how do I cope with nerves before our first meet? And let me tell you, sometimes you don’t. Sometimes those nerves become impossible to shake until you're finally together. But the best thing about them is that this particular event that's

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Are Online Relationships “In Real Life”?
Posted By Jaymiee  Posted On 29-Oct-2017

  Ask yourself, are online relationships in real life relationships? The answer is yes, and I’m going to tell you why.   My partner and I met online in 2011. We would stay up late messaging each other, sharing jokes, video chatting – you name it. We had fun together

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30 Days Long Distance Diaries Challenge Answers Pt 3
Posted By Michael  Posted On 08-Oct-2017

So, here we go, it's time for the final Long Distance Diaries Challenge piece, and this time we are focusing on Days 21-30 - and we will also be revealing the winner of our $50 Etsy Gift Card. We hope you enjoy some of our favourite responses below and feel

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30 Days Long Distance Diaries Challenge Answers Pt 2
Posted By Michael  Posted On 05-Oct-2017

It's time for the second of our three posts featuring some of the brilliant answers from our 30 Day Long Distance Diaries Challenge! This time we're focusing on Days 11-20, so we hope you enjoy some of the responses we received below. Day 11 -  What’s the most favourite thing/gift you’ve

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30 Days Long Distance Diaries Challenge Answers Pt 1
Posted By Michael  Posted On 01-Oct-2017

Although we are allowing you until the end of today to get all your answers in and put yourself in contention for our big voucher prize, we thought we'd start sharing some of our favourite answers from you all! Now we have had a lot of answers (we'll share some

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EVENT: September 30 Day Long Distance Diaries Challenge
Posted By Michael  Posted On 31-Aug-2017

Welcome to the September 30 Day Long Distance Diaries Challenge!! It's simple really, each day throughout September we will post one question from our challenge on Social Media and in our forum here. Either post your answer on the forum or on social media with the hashtag #LDD30DayChallenge, and cast

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How to: Look Great on Webcam on any Occasion
Posted By Tea  Posted On 27-Aug-2017

LDR Skype-Date Series How to look good on webcam on any occasion Even if we know that it's not just the physical aspect that matters, we want to look good when we are talking to someone we care about. Especially on those cute LDR date nights, like on anniversaries or

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How to Deal with Arguments in a Long Distance Relationship
Posted By Jaymiee  Posted On 19-Aug-2017

Let’s be real; no one likes to argue. It’s the worst 😩 Unfortunately in any relationship arguments are bound to happen. I feel they are even more common in long distance relationships because miscommunication is much more common, ugh! So after six years in an ldr I feel like I've mastered

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Intra-national LDR: Amanda & Richard
Posted By Tammy  Posted On 02-Aug-2017

"People will try to break you up and tear you apart but, as long as you have trust, love, loyalty and, the moral support of each other, nothing can tear you apart. It will be difficult and the nights will get lonely but, in the end, it’s worth every mile."

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LDR Gift Idea: Custom Deck of Cards (with unique ideas!)
Posted By Michael  Posted On 23-Jul-2017

Struggling to come up with some new homemade gifts? Sometimes the classics are the best. One of my favourites is the ’52 Reasons I Love You’, because it’s a simple way of communicating how you feel to your partner, allows your creative side to flourish, and can be used on

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LGBTQAI+ LDR: Sam & Garrette
Posted By Tammy  Posted On 12-Jul-2017

"We may have to spend months away from our loved ones but in return, each reunion is like the first." Tell us a little bit about yourselves! S: Well I (Sam) am a barista for Starbucks, I have a huge heart, and love art and music! Music festivals are the best

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How to Solve Miscommunication in a Long Distance Relationship
Posted By Tea  Posted On 02-Jul-2017

How many times have you been misunderstood in a conversation? Simple conversation suddenly becomes heated argument and it seems as if the person you are talking to has a completely different point of view. We have all been there.   But now imagine this scenario: instead of talking face to

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DIY: Balloon Countdown To Your Long-Distance Love
Posted By Jaymiee  Posted On 25-Jun-2017

One of the more exciting parts of being in an ldr is counting down the days until you see your person again. Marking down days on  calendar can be fun, but if you’re a little extra this DIY is definitely for you. What You'll Need •Balloons •Twine/string •Sewing Needle •Printables

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How to Effectively Save Money in Your LDR
Posted By Michael  Posted On 04-Jun-2017

We’ve all felt the effects of the major challenges in LDR’s: the distance, the loneliness, the lack of physical contact. But arguably the most forgotten challenge is the cost of it all. Flights, trains, gifts, postage and packaging, phone bills, the list is endless. Saving up for the next visit

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Storytime: Our First Physical Hello
Posted By Tianna  Posted On 27-May-2017

4th September, 2016. 5.30am AEST. I sleepily said good morning to you on Skype, my nerves slightly muted from drowsiness. My brain wouldn’t allow me to comprehend that my life would be changing drastically by the next day; I was too focused on the fear of travelling alone for 20+

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Long Distance Relationship Movies You’ve Probably Never Seen
Posted By Jaymiee  Posted On 22-May-2017

  So we all know there are movies out there where the plot revolves around a long-distance relationship, and those movies are totally cute and relatable! But some of us in long-distance relationship met our partners online, and finding movies that relate to that specific aspect of our romantic journey

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Balancing a Social Life in a Long Distance Relationship
Posted By Tianna  Posted On 16-May-2017

Previous Post: Things NOT to Say to Someone in a Long Distance Relationship For the LDR community, weekends often involve staring into the pixelated abyss of your partners face and finding ways to entertain yourself on the technological platform. No matter how little or long your relationship has existed, it’s

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Things NOT to Say to Someone in a Long Distance Relationship
Posted By Jaymiee  Posted On 29-Apr-2017

Being in a long-distance relationship already sucks, but you just get reminded of that every time a possibly well-intentioned (but mostly insensitive) comment is thrown your way. These comments get real old, real fast. Here are just some of the top offenders I’ve heard over the past six years my

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Advice for Those New to Long Distance Relationships
Posted By Michael  Posted On 15-Apr-2017

"The Center for the Study of Long Distance Relationships estimate that roughly 14 million people in the US are in a LDR, and overall, roughly one in 7 couples." So, you’re new to LDRs? Maybe this is your first, or maybe you’ve just entered a new LDR? Or even if

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Guest Post: Long Distance Insecurities & Advice
Posted By Tammy  Posted On 08-Apr-2017

"Despite all the distance and greater hardships we have to endure, in the end we’ll fight through it. You fight, because this form of love can overcome any form of distance." My Long Distance Relationship & Insecurities I’m in my first long distance for almost a year now and we

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How to Survive Long-Haul Flights
Posted By Jaymiee  Posted On 01-Apr-2017

"Honestly though, you would be surprised how nice it feels to brush your teeth or even change your shirt during a really long flight!" The general rule of thumb is that any flight that is more than 6 hours can be considered a long-haul flight. Let’s be real, flying for

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LGBTQAI+ LDR: Awkward Dates & Coming Out
Posted By Tammy  Posted On 28-Mar-2017

Hi Andy & Joana! Tell us a little about yourselves. "Our first meet can be defined in one word: awkward." We're a long distance couple both from Portugal. Even though we are both from the same country we are rarely together because we live in different cities and don't have

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Travelling Solo to See Your Long Distance Partner
Posted By Tianna  Posted On 25-Mar-2017

  "What we all want in life: to travel, fall in love and be happy"   Long distance relationships and travelling go hand in hand; one does not exist without the other. Whether it be the first, or tenth time, travelling solo is almost always unavoidable in an LDR. We've

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How to: Cope with Distance After a Visit
Posted By Tea  Posted On 18-Mar-2017

-Patience is a conquering virtue- There are numerous small villages, that we might never even heard of, situated deep in deserts all over the world. Women who live in those deserts, they all share the same trait. At a very young age, they begin to master a skill that is

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Advice for Keeping on Top of the Distance
Posted By Michael  Posted On 11-Mar-2017

As we all know, LDR’s rely on many traits such as trust, communication, and commitment; but not only that, sometimes you also need a little bit of luck. What is so great about the LDR community is that we all are involved in our own little unique situations, but are

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Guest Post: The Two Types of Long Distance Relationships
Posted By Tammy  Posted On 04-Mar-2017

Dark nights cuddled up to a bright screen listening to your partner’s breathing. That’s the base of a long distance relationship. No matter how it started and no matter how it ends, we’ve all been there, praying for the distance to disappear and for the illusion of the screen to

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Online Date Night Suggestions
Posted By Tianna  Posted On 25-Feb-2017

When you’re in a long distance relationship, feeling connected can sometimes be a little more difficult than when you’re together in person. Maybe you feel like most of your time together is just watching a screen where your significant other is displayed, or that you don't have enough to say

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DIY: Special Couple Coupons!
Posted By Kai  Posted On 21-Feb-2017

Fancy a cute gift idea? This past Christmas, my SO and I agreed not to spend any money on presents, so we had to make them. I made him a playlist, and designed a DVD case cover for it. Z, my boyfriend, made me a stack of affection and date

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Storytime: Coming to terms with my boyfriend having a female housemate….
Posted By Kai  Posted On 18-Feb-2017

So, this is something I’ve struggled with for about a year and I’m sure some of you may experience similar if your SO is in university or can’t afford to live alone and has a housemate of the gender you are. A little note: Vic (his housemate) identified as female

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Be Our Valentine Event Winners
Posted By Tammy  Posted On 14-Feb-2017

Congratulations to our winners of the "Be Our Valentine" event we hosted on Instagram! We feel so honoured to have you as our valentines this year. 💕 As a special surprise, here are a few special words from your sweetheart. "I’m from Malaysia and he is from The States. We met online

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Coping and Mental Health in a LDR
Posted By Michael  Posted On 11-Feb-2017

Roughly 1 in 6 of us suffer with a mental health condition. Even more suffer without being fully diagnosed, and the proportions are even higher for millennials and Generation Y (which most of us in the LDR community belong to). As I wrote here in my blog, our generation are growing

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International LDR: Brought Together By Music
Posted By Tammy  Posted On 08-Feb-2017

Tell us a little bit about yourselves! T: I’m 22, coming up 23 very soon. I live north of Sydney, Australia. I’m a part time business administrator which leaves room for my main love of music/song-writing/performing. I also adore writing in general. I’m quite a confident extrovert (for the most

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Be Our Valentine: Instagram Event
Posted By Tammy  Posted On 04-Feb-2017

Hello, LDD Community!  For this Valentine's Day season, we wanted to host a cute little event on Instagram. From February 1st to the 10th, couples can post a picture on Instagram together (or a Skype/FaceTime screenshot) for a chance to be featured on our Instagram and on Long Distance Diaries!  Tag us

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Do’s & Don’ts of International Shipping
Posted By Jaymiee  Posted On 01-Feb-2017

When you're mailing a package, there are many different services available to you, and tons of rules you need to follow depending on the countries involved. If it's your first time shipping to a different country, it could be a little overwhelming but it doesn't totally have to be!  

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How to Find The Cheapest Airline Tickets | Part Two
Posted By Tammy  Posted On 28-Jan-2017

Now that we've explored how to get the cheapest tickets through a few little tweaks to your browsing habits, we can now explore where. Kayak Kayak is a really good resource for finding the cheapest tickets, hotels and car rentals. This is the site that I personally use all the

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How To: Make A Memory Book!
Posted By Kai  Posted On 24-Jan-2017

Want to make a really unique, entirely personal present for your SO (significant other)? If your SO is the sentimental type, they’re definitely going to love this. Essentials and Optionals: A Scrapbook (plain or patterned cover) Sequins, Stickers, Ribbon, Coloured Paper Pens, Pencils, Ruler, Eraser, Sticky Tape, Glue, Scissors Photos, Drawings,

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How to Find the Cheapest Airline Tickets | Part One
Posted By Tammy  Posted On 21-Jan-2017

Timing Absolutely Matters CheapAir.com conducted their own study in 2014 with 1.5 billion airfares and 4,986,522 trips, tracking the lowest ticket prices from 320 days in advance to 1 day in advance. What they found (shown in the graph below) was that the prime time to buy a plane ticket was

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FAQs About Long Distance Relationships
Posted By Tea  Posted On 18-Jan-2017

Here's a few quick answers to the questions we get the most. What does LDR actually mean? LDR stands for Long distance relationship. This means any relationship where people are separated by distance. Even if you live fairly close to one another, but you cannot afford to travel frequently, or

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LGBTQAI+ LDR: Tumblr Fanfic & Closing the Distance
Posted By Tammy  Posted On 17-Jan-2017

Meet Aurianna & Summer!   "The first time we met was a beautiful mess." Tell us a little about yourselves. Aurianna: Hiiii, my name is Aurianna, I’m nineteen years old, I’m an early childhood education major, and I’m from Vancouver Canada. I’m a bisexual feminist, who dreams of being a fairy

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The Perks of a Long Distance Relationship
Posted By Michael  Posted On 11-Jan-2017

Of course you and I both know that distance isn’t easy whatsoever, and often you’ll get told that your relationship isn’t real because your significant other is so far away. It’s important that you try not to listen to the negativity and stigmas surrounding long distance relationships, and focus on

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International LDR: Meeting Through Gaming
Posted By Tammy  Posted On 07-Jan-2017

Question: Tell us a little about yourselves. Tammy: "My name is Tammy, I'm a nursing student in Canada, currently in my 3rd year and I guess I can say I used to be really, really shy. I'm surprised I made so many friends online back in the day. I really like

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Telling People You’re in an LDR
Posted By Kai  Posted On 07-Jan-2017

Telling people you’re in an LDR can be really nerve-wracking, some people may be happy for you, even if they’re a little worried about the distance, and some may be dismissive or completely against it. I asked my SO how he told his parents and how they reacted, he said

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Cute, Fun & Helpful Apps for Long Distance Couples
Posted By Jaymiee  Posted On 07-Jan-2017

There are hundreds of applications you can use to communicate with your significant other when they're far away. There’s Skype, Google Hangout, Facebook Messenger, Snapchat, I could go on! But sometimes, you just want something a little more intimate and just for the two of you; that's where this list

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Dealing With Jealousy & Mistrust in Your LDR
Posted By Michael  Posted On 07-Jan-2017

One of the biggest issues in relationships, especially LDR’s, is jealously, and trust issues. You’re hundreds to thousands of miles away from your partner and rather than seeing them a few times a week, you see them 1-2 times a year. You both have your own friends, hobbies, jobs, and

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