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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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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Storytime: Our First Physical Hello

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+ hours for the first time. We had some small talk, but it was mostly unspoken emotions being exchanged. We were both terrified of the unknown. "We broke apart for a few seconds, only to mutually feel weirded out by making eye contact for the first time and then pulled each other...

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LGBTQAI+ LDR: Tumblr Fanfic & Closing the Distance

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 princess superhero/vampire slayer. I love to write poetry, draw pretty girls, and watch Star Wars. I love One direction, tattoos, and soft pretzels. And I’ve probably touched glitter in the last twelve hours. Summer: My name’s Summer and I’m a tall lesbian who likes Halloween and pups. I’m an aspiring witch/writer/language...

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