Long Distance Relationship Movies You’ve Probably Never Seen

  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 in a positive way can be hard to find. Personally, I can’t stand watching a movie that highlights the worst scenarios, or the negative stereotypes of meeting someone online. It’s not like there is anything wrong with these movies per say, but they just get old. And I’m not saying...

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Balancing a Social Life in a Long Distance Relationship

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 extremely important to understand that while you’re apart, you must take care of yourself. Your own physical, mental and emotional health is always number one. From there, you can build a relationship build on the best parts of yourself including mutual happiness, trust and confidence.  Taking care of yourself sometimes means...

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Things NOT to Say to Someone in a Long Distance Relationship

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 partner and I have been together. (Caution this article contains serious attitude)! [caption id="attachment_1326" align="aligncenter" width="500"] F. B. Productions, 20th Century Fox, H. Entertainment / GIPHY[/caption] “Why are you on your phone so much?” How else do you communicate with someone that’s not in the room? “Is it even worth...

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Advice for Those New to Long Distance Relationships

"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 you just needed some fresh advice, and new tips, here’s the place for you. I’d imagine it may still feel odd to be in this type of relationship, one where you are so far apart from your significant other; but LDR’s are more common than you might think. The Center...

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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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How to Survive Long-Haul Flights

"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 more than 6 hours is killer. If you’re unprepared for the journey it can be even more daunting. Not all long-haul flights have to be miserable and uncomfortable! Between my boyfriend and I, we have experienced 14 long-haul flights combined. They suck, but here are some tips that we both...

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Travelling Solo to See Your Long Distance Partner

  "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 seen a lot of our community struggle with the idea of travelling on their own as we know it's a huge step out of the comfort zone, but there are ways to make it a positive experience, rather then a dreaded period of time you have to endure before you...

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How to: Cope with Distance After a Visit

-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 not at all a physical strength. They are being taught a skill of PATIENCE. Desert women have to say goodbye to their men who often must engage in a dangerous search for supplies in order to provide for the family. Women watch them go, they watch their footprints slowly get...

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Advice for Keeping on Top of the Distance

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 still united in one final goal. However, some of us have also been luckier than others. Some of us are a train away, whereas some are a couple of flights away. Some of us have more time and money at our disposal to go and meet our partners, whereas, unfortunately,...

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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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