For those of you who are new to Long-Distance Life, the articles are divided into two categories. There’s Tips & Advice, where we tackle the big issues like trust, communication, and planning to move in together. In Fun & Games, we offer suggestions for unique activities the two of you can do over a phone [...]
A common challenge for couples who have most of their conversations via phone or webcam is learning how to fill those long-distance silences. Maybe you and your sweetie have the whole evening to chat but not much news to share—how do you keep the conversation fresh? We’ve put together a few ideas in the hopes [...]
Even if you don’t put much stock in resolutions, the beginning of a new year is a great time for reflection and goal-setting. In your long-distance relationship, you might be thinking back on how much you and your partner have grown closer (or, sadly, further apart) in the past year, and looking ahead to speculate [...]
It’s bound to happen in any relationship: your partner has a terrible day, whether it’s because of something that happened at work or school, or a situation with a family member or friend. And when you live nearby, often the best thing you can do is to just be there for them, and cuddle up [...]
When all you want is to hear his voice, how do you deal with a long-distance partner who doesn’t say much on the phone?
Having different communication styles can lead to problems in a long-distance relationship, where you can’t simply sit side-by-side on the couch and watch a DVD together—the only way you can spend time [...]