8 Long Distance Relationship Gifts for Anytime of Year

Looking for long distance relationship gifts for your partner? Anniversary, Valentines Day, Christmas, or a random gift just to remind them you love them, we've got 8 ideas for you. Me Without You [caption id="attachment_2323" align="alignleft" width="225"] The cover of Me Without You[/caption] What is this? "Looking for the perfect way to say I love you to a special someone? From famed illustrators Lisa Swerling and Ralph Lazar, the New York Times bestselling book Me Without You features countless cute color illustrations of scenarios that are simply incomplete without two. A uniquely charming gift for Valentine's Day, anniversaries, or just because, readers will find...

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Dealing with Disapproving Families in a Long Distance Relationship

When you told people you were in a relationship that is mostly based online, you may have experienced some unpleasant or unsupportive reactions. You might have even avoided telling people all together for fear of that reaction. However, an unavoidable situation in most LDRs is having your family know about your relationship and experiencing the range of responses that may not be as supportive as you'd hoped. For some LDR couples, they are faced with complete disapproval of their relationship by their family and it creates an unfortunate strain between loved ones. One of the most important things to do...

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Valentine’s Day for Long Distance Relationships

By: Emilia (Welcome to the team! Watch out for her articles this year!)   Being away from your partner can be super hard, and seeing couples holding hands and spending time together can make you want to hop on a plane and visit your partner ASAP. This gets worse when it comes to holidays and special dates like Valentine’s Day. But even though you’ll be miles away from your partner you can always make the most of it and have a romantic 14th of February. Here are 6 ideas to celebrate this special day: 💕 SEND A CARE PACKAGE [caption id=""...

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5 Things to Know BEFORE Starting a Long Distance Relationship

Long distance relationships are challenging, and they take investments such as sleep deprivation because of time differences, being constantly in phase of money saving, or saying -no- to your friend's party because of your Skype date. Despite this, long distance relationship can be as fulfilling as any romantic relationship, but before you decide to rush into one, there are several topics you could definitely consider discussing with your current or potential partner, and finding your own answers as well :)   1. Trust issues How can I trust you? In long distance relationship shared understanding is crucial to a relationship's success....

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How to Celebrate the Holidays Online

It's the most beautiful time of the year. Time to spend with your loved ones, family, friends and that special someone. But there’s just a little inconvenient: miles between you and your darling. Holidays in long distance relationships can be hard if you’re not able to see one another, but instead of diving in a sea of sadness there are a few ways to share with him/her and make sweet memories during Christmas or New Year’s Eve. However, instead of dwelling on what we can’t have, today we’d talk about ways to celebrate Christmas over the internet. FaceTime/Skype Finding time...

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How to Send Gifts Without A Mailing Address

There is a stage in long distance relationships where you exchange addresses. Maybe you and your partner aren’t at that stage of your relationship yet, and that’s totally OK! However that doesn’t mean that you can’t get them a gift to open on that special occasion or just because. There are still ways to send your partner a gift without knowing their address, so don’t worry! In my opinion, gifting from one’s Amazon wish list is the best option in this situation. In order to be able to gift from your partner’s Amazon wish list, you’ll both need to follow...

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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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Meeting for the First Time: How to Cope with Nerves

Meeting for the First Time One of the most frequent questions we get is, how do I cope with nerves before I meet my long distance partner for the first time? 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 making your heart beat out of your chest, is something that's important and special to you and it's worth the jittery, sometimes aggressive butterflies. Possible causes for nerves: Are they going to like me in real life? Am I...

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Are Online Relationships “In Real Life”?

  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 and every moment between us, on the phone, over video calls or over text, made the butterflies in my stomach go nuts. So when someone told me my relationship wasn’t real because we hadn’t met in person yet, it confused me. We had met, we had spent time together. It...

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How to: Look Great on Webcam on any Occasion

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 birthdays. Improving how you look on webcam is actually pretty simple, and we've laid out some great tips for you to try. We promise it'll improve your webcam experience and help boost your confidence so you don't have to keep checking that little window in the corner (we've all been...

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