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Long Distance Relationship

posted 6 years 6 months ago
Distance has always been a big factor when it comes to keeping up with your relationship. It is often used as an excuse for a break-up:

"I'm moving to another city, this won't work out."

"Long distance never works."

Although, it's true that long distance relationship can be very frustrating and tiring. But, whether things work-out between you two or not, has nothing to do with distance.

There are a lot of benefits that long distance provides in a relationship; like:

More vocal. You learn to be more vocal about your feelings and issues. You are also able to express yourself more, allowing you to be more honest with each other.
Appreciate more. Distance has this ability to make you appreciate your partner more. It allows you to appreciate your relationship in a deeper level. You tend to see them in different perspectives which can be a great delight.
You get to travel. Long distance relationship is always a good reason to travel. Not only are you traveling to see your beloved, you get to experience and see new things that only traveling can provide.
Missing in a good way. Missing someone is not always pleasant, but sometimes missing someone is a good thing. This feeling allows you to distinguish your true feelings for your partner. It is also worth noting that it makes meeting up extra special and exciting!

It's true that long distance relationship is not for everyone. Mostly, those who ventures for "LDR" are those who are engaged with online dating.

There are a lot of success with the use of online dating sites like:, and etc... Most of the success stories starts off with long distance relationship.

There is a reason why online dating has become a new legit way of finding true romance. A lot of the members who have used such sites are either married or are in a continual healthy relationship.

It is about time to relieve "distance" of being a reason for break-ups. Give long distance a chance. Despite the frustration and occasional bouts of feeling lonely, long distance relationship can be rewarding.

How about it? Online dating doesn't seem to be as bad as you might think. If you still have doubts with online dating or long distance relationship… share your thoughts and/or story!

posted 5 years 7 months ago
Thanks for sharing!

posted 5 years 1 month ago
Good read - thanks for this! Agree with your points - my husband and I started off in a long distance.

posted 5 years 1 day ago
I agree, most LDR relationship don't last long. Most people like to be with someone they love. LDR are different, but this is a nice way for us to check if we really love that person. My relationship started as LDR for 3 years, we barely see each other in a year but still here we are now living in a the same roof.

posted 5 years 1 day ago
It's is really difficult to maintain a long distance relashioship, it's much more of a challenge that most of people fail , but i believe that, if two people are meant to be, then they will, they only need to be committed and know how to manage their relationship. thank you so much for the informations!.

posted 4 years 6 months ago
Thank you for sharing! I used to be in a long distance relationship. Didn't work out in the end but we've met several times after we broke up... Still friends. We were both immature back then.

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