Keeping Love Alive In Long Distance Relationships

Are you in a long distance relationship? Here's how to keep the spark going, even when you're far away from each other.

Keeping Love Alive In Long Distance Relationships

Are you in a long distance relationship? Here’s how to keep the spark going, even when you’re far away from each other.

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Making love thrive in long term relationships works is often a difficult task unless you are aware of the rules and guiding principles that make long distance relationships work. The following are some of the rules that can help maintain and consummate your long distance relationship.

1. Have a Relationship Plan for the Future

Sit together and identify what both of you want to accomplish. Set goals as well as a time frame by which both of you wish to be together. This importantly gives you hope and something to live for. While making the plans above, realize that only three options available for you. Either she moves in with you, you move in with her or both of you settle for another place. Talk about it as soon as you realize your desire to be together.

2. Meet Regularly

Ensure that you meet at least one each month. Plan ahead on the activities you will engage in. Make these meetings an explosion, a celebration, make them very special. Soon, you will start longing and anticipating for these short meetings and they surely become something that is aligned to your lives. Remember that the only secret to getting a real connection is through feeling, touching and smelling someone. This doesnít come through phone calls, Skype or email.

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3. Use Modern Technologies to Communicate

Always ensure that there is no breakage in communication. Exploit the benefits of modern technologies as much as you can. Send emails daily, chat on Skype, and send each other digital photos of your daily activities. Use instant messaging and web cam. All this will help youíre your communication.

Make long calls and write long emails where both of you describe dreams, hopes, inner feelings and states. Let phone calls describe your outer state while emails describe your inner state. Writings are more intense compared to verbal communication. They also allow you more intimacy. The activities above enable you to establish a strong bond. Be as honest as you can while doing the above. Avoid pretend to be whom or what you are not. Avoid putting yourself in a better light. Long distance relationships only thrive when the two of you are congruent and honest

4. Give Yourselves a Free Day

Once in a while, allow yourselves a day or two with no communication at all. This will make you miss one another very intensively. After such a period you always find yourselves a notch higher emotionally compared to the way you were before.

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  7. Tavia Cruz says:

    These are great tips. It is so hard to maintain a long distance relationship, I think that it requires twice the work than a regular relationship because you have to deal with the physical absence of the other person and the temptation that comes with it. We are lucky that the technology nowadays allows us to be closer to our loved ones but ultimately it is the effort that counts. No matter if there are a lot of available resources if the effort and want is not there, those things will be useless.

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