Four Ways to Preserve Your Love Long Distance Relationship
People say, it’s difficult to maintain a long-distance relationship, but gone are the days when it was challenging to communicate when you were miles apart. With advancing technologies, we have come at a place where we can watch Netflix with our partner even if we are not in the same room or same city. It’s just that you need to maintain a schedule with your partner to have that level of communication of you really want your long-distance relationship to work.
Long distance relationships may have many obstacles, but there is nothing that love can’t overcome. These days it has become really easy for the long distance couples to communicate as there are many communication channels. But yes, you both would be a lot of patience, proper planning, sticking to the schedule, and lots of surprises to keep your relationship going.
The key to preserving your long-distance relationship is to ensure that you and your partner keep finding one or more creative ways to spend together digitally. This might sound comforting, but I know this is just not enough to survive a long-distance relationship. You surely have to make some extra effort and go extra miles to make your long-distance relationship work.
But it’s not rocket science, if you truly love your partner, long-distance would make your love stronger.
Here are some of the ways in which you can make your long-distance relationship work:
- Write love letters to your partner
Why don’t you write a handwritten letter to your significant other? It would be a great idea to show your love and care. This small gesture would surely melt their heart. You can write a letter telling them the things you miss about them and how badly you want to be together. And let them know how important your partner has become to you and how much you adore him/her. You can even spritz a tiny bit of your perfume to make the letter more romantic. And you can send this letter with some personalized gifts. This would be a lovely surprise for your partner.
So, make sure you keep sending letters and some personalized gifts to make that spark alive in your relationship.
- Be Honest
One of the most important rules in a long-distance relationship is to be honest. The moment you start lying to your partner, your partner would notice it. No matter how good of a liar you are, you can never hide when something is up. If you start lying, your partner will start noticing it. And this kid of lying is something that you will not be able to repair.
- Regular Communication
Communication is a key to any relationship. A daily “good morning” and “good night” message is a must to show how much you love them and think about them. But that’s just not enough; try to be available whenever they need you, either over text or phone. You can send some random audio or video clips, talk about your day, and share about your routine (work and home). Make them a part of your life, even if they are thousands of kilometres away.
- Set Up a Skype Date Night
Setting up a skype date night can help you have a real kind of date. You could dress up, light the candles, and clock all the other distractions for a few hours till you are having a date night with your partner. You can also make it a little sexy by getting creative. You know what I mean 😛
- Send Each Other Personal Gifts
A gift doesn’t mean that it has to be expensive or fancy. You can gift something personal, memento or something that has sentimental value to you. You can also make a scrapbook, or something personalized gifts with your photos and captions, as these personalized gifts add more value and you can relive those moments.
- Don’t communicate too excessively
Communicating each and every hour when you are in a long distance relationship can be unhealthy. Communication is necessary but not to the extreme. It might create problems and your partner might get irritated with this excess calls and texts. So, you can schedule your timing to have a long conversation, that can be at the end of the day or whatever suits you both.
Do not forget, apart from your long-distance relationship, you have your own life as well. So, instead of just chatting and talking to your boyfriend, go have some fun with your friends as well. And if you are happy, ultimately, your relationship will be happy.
- Be confident in your relationship
Insecurity can result in excessive calls, messages, and unnecessary tension. You need to be confident about your relationship that you both will survive this long-distance. Do not listen to others, people will say lots of things but you know how much you love each other. And if you believe and trust each other, nothing can break your relationship.
- Visit each other whenever possible
If you can manage even a day or two to spend with your partner, plan it out. You can even surprise your partner by visiting them and plan a trip together somewhere near. This way you can spend a good quality time together.
In fact, the shorter visits might be more meaningful than the longer ones, because it will prove to your partner that you are willing to make that extra effort even when you have less time.
Being geographically distant doesn’t have to do anything with love and emotion you share. It can be frustrating at times, but you might face similar situations when staying together as well. So, take it in a positive way and be willing to do whatever it takes to make your long-distance relationship work if you really love each other.