In this era of hookups and flings, it is so hard to find someone who truly loves you and wants to be with you.
It becomes more challenging when you find someone who truly loves and appreciates you but there is a long distance between you both.
This generation rarely believes in keeping a long-distance relationship because thinking practically, it is almost impossible to maintain a long-distance relationship. Long-distance these days is full of lies, half-truths, no communication, and zero efforts. Because of these things, people nowadays find it hard to maintain a long-distance relationship.
So if you really love someone and want to know the secret to maintain a long-distance relationship, read the blog.
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Things to take care of to maintain a long-distance relationship
In order to maintain a long-distance healthy and happy, keep following things in mind.
1. Always Communicate at the end of the day with your partner
Everyone has their own lives nowadays and it gets really hard even to talk to the people we love. So, no matter how busy you get, how tired you are at the end of the day, talk to your partner for at least 15 minutes at the end of the day.
It is easy to take at least 15 minutes of your day for the person you love. Tell about all about your day, how you feel, tell them if you missed them. Tell them everything you need to share.
Tip: Always talk on call or video call at least once a day
2. Always share your feelings
When you’re in a long-distance relationship, it gets tough to express your feelings and emotions. You do not get to see them physically, you don’t have a shoulder to cry on, you don’t feel the support & love you could get if you were with each other, so always communicate with your partner about your feelings.
Talk to each other on-call instead of texting. Your voice works better instead of typed words. You can feel the emotion on call. Make video calls.
Tip: Video call them whenever you miss seeing them or want to share emotions.
3. Surprise your partner
Surprising your partner doesn’t only mean giving surprise visits. Giving surprises also means you can gift your partner something from an online store, order bouquet, gift chocolates, and cakes.
People love surprises. So surprising your partner is a great way to show your love and keeping the spark alive.
Tip: You can order online gifts from Online Shopping sites, Archies, E Gift Portal, The flower Factory, etc.
4. Learn to trust your partner
We all know that it’s not easy to trust someone in a long-distance relationship, especially if the distance is too much where you both can’t meet for months.
But trust is a basic and very important part of any relationship, be it a normal relationship or long-distance relationship.
In order to maintain a long-distance relationship, you should trust your partner.
Tip: Just talk to them if you’re not feeling good about anything.
5. Support each other in good or bad days
It’s easy to be in a long-distance relationship when the relationship is new and all’s good, but the challenging phase comes when one of you is going through some rough phase or gets too much busy in life. It is when you face some real challenges.
Maintaining a long-distance relationship gets hard when there are problems on one’s life, you need to support them, be there with them instead of running away and giving up.
Tip: Always be there available for them emotionally.
6. Give each other personal space when required
It is necessary to give each other some personal space when it is needed. Some personal space is always good for every relationship.
A long-distance relationship already has much space but sometimes people need personal time too. Sometimes there is too much work pressure, family issues, and there are many other problems too. Reason can be many.
So, it is better to understand your partner’s situation and give them the needed space.
Tip: Give them personal space and you can talk to them later if they feel like sharing.
7. Stop overthinking
Stop thinking too much when the reply’s late, stop thinking too much if your partner is busy somewhere, stop overthinking if he or she is out with friends.
Overthinking ruins everything. If you’ve any problem or issue, talk to your partner instead of overthinking and over-analyzing.
Overthinking is the root of all problems. So stop overthinking and just ask if you’re suspicious or have issues about anything.
Tip: Get busy with your own life and things you like so you don’t have time to overthink.
Also Read: How to stop over-thinking?
8. Talk and sort-out things
There are way too many problems when you’re in a long-distance relationship; comparatively more than normal relationships. They cannot be sorted if you don’t talk to each other.
It’s easy to sort out things when you two can meet but it gets really hard when you can’t meet. So talk and sort out things before they go out of your hands.
Tip: Never go to bed before talking to your partner happy.
9. Balance your Happy and Bad Days
Every relationship has its ups and downs but doesn’t let those bad times ruin your happy relationship. There is the good and bad side of everything and your relationship will have that too.
So learn to let go of bad times and focus on the good and happy times. Fight your bad times together. You should fight FOR your relationship, not IN your relationship.
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Do’s and Dont’s of a healthy Long-distance relationship
1. Do’s of Long-distance Relationship
- Love and Trust your partner
- Surprise them
- Always keep your communication alive; call and video call them
- Always pour out your emotions
2. Dont’s of Long-distance Relationship
- Don’t put restrictions on them
- Talk about things instead of the silent treatment
- Don’t get too jealous or insecure, learn to trust
No relationship is picture perfect like they show in movies and you should remember that. To keep the spark alive, always communicate, love and trust them, and be there for them.
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To maintain the long-distance relationship, follow all the tips above and your relationship will always bloom with love.
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