There are always going to be times when you can’t see your partner. Maybe you’ve been grounded (whoa, big man)? Maybe they live across the country, and you don’t have the money (or the data to watch stuff on the train) to go and visit them. Maybe there’s a global pandemic happening (it sounds unlikely, but hear us out).
Whatever the reason – you’re going to need to know how to survive a long-distance relationship and how to get through it, even if that relationship began as a short-distance one!
Here are a few stories of real people dealing with that very problem and trying to figure out how to keep a relationship strong and happy, that can also be used as ideas for how to social distance. Two birds problems. One stone awesome article. Nice.
Distance makes the heart grow fonder?
Ali, 21: ‘I miss my girlfriend a lot, and because my parents have been around a lot more, they’re trying to give me relationship advice. Only problem is that when they dated (which I try not to think about, because gross) all they could do was see each other in real life. So, I’ve combined online relationship advice with their tips on how to keep a relationship strong. The way I see it, the time I’m not seeing my girlfriend is just making me realise how much I like her.’