Long distance dating tip
According to the Center for the Study of Long Distance Relationships, more than 7 million people in the U. consider themselves to be in a long distance relationship.
This figure isn't surprising as we're moving away from home to pursue career and lifestyle opportunities, traveling for work, and meeting more people online than ever before.
Long-distance relationships offer one advantage over local ones: they pose a chance to build a relationship more slowly.
Getting to know the right person incrementally over time can forge a strong and powerful union.
Researchers suggest that long-distance relationships have a better chance of lasting if you can increase the quality as well as the frequency of interactions.
Nowadays, there are plenty of ways to increase communication!
If you're worried about "cheating" and are caught between the poles of "well, we're not really together together," snap out of it and get talking to your partner.
Photo Source: Shutterstock Communication is key in every relationship, but especially when you're in a LDR. You can't see each other so how else are you supposed to even be in said relationship?
You need to communicate with your significant other as you would if they were really there.
They're glad they took the risk to pursue each other, despite the distance.
Katie, who met her husband Matt when he was living in New York and she was still in college in Miami, was in a long distance relationship for the first eight months after meeting him in-person through family.