Many of us won’t agree to long distance relationships. With so much to do together, distance becomes a disagreeable thing to agree upon. However, if you see on the brighter side, long distance can actually cut the fights short and bring you closer even after so many miles in between. If the love is real, a distance cannot be the real magnitude to check if it’s worth it or not. So, if you are one of the couples that are about to embark a long distance relationship or are already a part of it, following few reminders can help you keep the love-ship afloat.
- Don’t Stress About It
Long distance is pretty normal and you actually can’t do anything about it. Understand that distance isn’t really going to alter the feelings, however, you stressing about it can irritate your partner and the relationship might lose its charm.
- Don’t Make Assumptions
“He didn’t pick the call, sure, he must be sleeping with somebody.” Come on! He can be in the washroom right now, getting ready for work. Assumptions are like pests, if they aren’t treated on time, these might infect the relationship miserably.
- Stay Connected, However, Not For Long
Keep the video calls, phone calls short and sweet. Longer conversations can hamper the relationship, can lead to misinterpretations, and even lead to regular fights. Schedule your time to connect and the key to a healthy LDR is to talk every day. That’s right, stay in touch, however, not for long.
- See The Fights As A Great Sign
People often misinterpret fights as moments of horrifying realizations! These realizations often make you feel as the honeymoon period is over and now the charm is all done and dusted. However, fights are a great sign that you both want to fight for each other and continue to work upon what it takes to stay together.
- Don’t underestimate the power of gifts
A surprise visit, heartwarming Valentine Gifts, any gesture in order to warm their heart can simply give them chills and make them believe it is not just them who are holding on to the relationship. Try crossing the miles and reaching out to your beloved in order to leave them awestruck.
- Forget About The Relationship At Times
It’s okay to take a break and not worry about your love life. It’s okay to go with the flow and keep enjoying life as it is. Keeping your cool and staying engaged with friends and family might help you keep your relationship happy and healthy at least from your front.
- Indulge In Recreational Activities
Running, playing tennis, Yoga, regular gyming, painting, go out and explore the other side of you. Treat yourself with some extra me time and follow your hobbies that you have been missing on.
Making a long distance work is tough, but with these tips, you can at least put your foot forward and try harder.