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While a month without my hubby might seem laughable, this wasn't my first time doing long distance, and it reminded me of some hard-earned lessons from my LDR days.
As a seasoned veteran of the LDR, I can tell you, long distance is never ideal, but if you do each phase right, you can be more connected than those couples who have their guy in the same town.
Richard Smith, 28, started dating Nicole Kendrot, 26, when they both lived in Rochester, N. Shortly after they got together, she accepted a job offer in New York City -- and they've been dating long-distance ever since.
(They visit each other and take trips at least every three weeks - in this picture, they're in San Diego in October 2012.) Long distance relationships never work, the colloquial wisdom goes.
Or rather, they'll work for a while: You’ll trade a few texts, Skype a few times, maybe even visit once in a while.
But the heartache of being apart and living separate lives will start to wear on you, and soon enough, things will fizzle out.
I would call around 11pm after getting home from work, meaning I would “apparently” sometimes fall asleep mid conversation : S, which meant Mike picked up his phone every morning around 6am in America.
We have no plans to get married; we don't even plan to move to one coast or the other. Whether you or your boyfriend has to suddenly move for work or you find yourself falling for a long-distance guy from the very start, it can be easy to just say "Of course we can make it!" In the honeymoon phase of long-distance it can seem like you'll never run out of things to talk about, that the energy you have at the beginning of your new adventure will always be there.I’m Megan from Australia, and over the last 5 years I’ve spent an accumulation of 6 months out of every year abroad.
So it’s not surprising that I met the love of my life while traveling. I still love the reactions we get when people ask “so you’re from Australia, he’s from America – where did you both meet? After having both finished the Mt Kilimanjaro climb, we met through mutual travelers at the hotel at the bottom of the mountain.Long-distance couples also reported sharing more with their partners, and feeling like their partners were really listening.