Closing the Distance & Life Post-LDR: Kristen & Seth

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 a very religious family. Seth is an only child who grew up mostly without a father and, although was brought up with good morals, is not religious in the slightest. Most importantly, we are two people who lived hundreds of miles away and somehow managed to fall in love. How...

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The LDR Docu-Series You Can Apply To Be In (Casting Call!)

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 follow Americans who are in online relationships with someone overseas and planning to travel and meet them for the FIRST TIME! Anyone who is interested can email in to our casting account - k1showcasting@gmail.com (include contact information, pictures and a brief summary about their love story) Our casting process begins...

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Guest Post: 6 Online Dating Tips No One Told You Before

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. There is a very high increase in the number of new members on online dating sites. And being such a competitive dating arena, for example interracial dating, these sites have an international membership. So you definitely need to follow a few tips to up your game and make you stand...

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International LDR: Brianna & Mark

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 from the United States. I'm in love with this guy named Mark from Northern Ireland. We've known each other since January of this year, and started dating in February. Our favorite thing to do is argue over stupid things; not your average arguments from couples, but arguments over who is...

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Intra-national LDR: Amanda & Richard

"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." Tell us a little bit about yourselves! A: I’m Amanda, I am 20 years old and I’m from a small town in Washington State! Starting this winter I will begin to study for my AA (Associates Degree) in education at Everett Community College here in WA so that I can become...

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LGBTQAI+ LDR: Sam & Garrette

"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 too! G: My name is Garrette. I'm 23 years old and I live in Juneau, Alaska. I'm an optimistic person who loves all and respects all. My favorite things are cars, driving, camping, traveling, music and my boy Sam. :) How did you two meet? How long have you been together?...

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Guest Post: Long Distance Insecurities & Advice

"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 are separated by a whole entire Atlantic ocean, also never met each other in real life. We are both young college students who are trying to keep up our grades while coping with the distance. Relationships are hard . Especially when you’re separated by thousands of miles. I’m no expert...

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LGBTQAI+ LDR: Awkward Dates & Coming Out

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 the schedule or the money to be together every week. We started talking in September 16th of 2015 and since then we just kept getting more interested in each other and fell in love. None of us were out of the closet at the time so we couldn't meet, Andy's...

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Guest Post: The Two Types of Long Distance Relationships

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 become real. Whether distance is all you know, or you’re adapting to the new daily routine of miles apart, all LDR couples feel the same weight of each mile. They may just see each mile a little differently. The Two Types of LDRs Met Online When a long distance couple...

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Be Our Valentine Event Winners

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 and FaceTime the same night we matched on August 2016. We met face to face the next day before he had to fly back. We kept in touch and met the 2nd time in October when he came back for work. We officially became a couple in October and met...

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