Secrets and Tips to Make a Long Distance Relationship Work

By | Devyaani |
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Maintaining a relationship takes hard work, commitment, and dedication from both the partners, especially if you are in a long-distance relationship. A long-distance relationship brings both challenges and opportunities with it.

Most people presume that a long-distance relationship may not work out well, some may discourage it and mark it as unreachable. There is nothing to fear about in a long-distance relationship. Long-distance relationship may be tough but it has its own surprises. So keep your walls down and be open about your emotions, little obstacles can be taken care of with the slightest of attention and affection.

Here are a list of secrets and tips to make a long distance relationship work:


secrets and tips to make a long distance relationship work

Keep the Lines of Communication open: 

One of the most important tip in making a long-distance relationship work is keeping the lines of communication open. Communication plays a major role in sustaining relationships. Make out time to compensate for the distance by indulging in more open and focused conversation. Communicating more often will definitely be beneficial for both of you. Make full use of technology and stay in constant touch with your partner. Talk about the big things and the small, discuss the mundane routine as well as the fun routine parts. Be willing to communicate about whatsoever is under the sun. Communication will also help you to open up and get to know your partner better. 


secrets and tips to make a long distance relationship work

Have a Common Goal: 

“What do we want from this relationship?” “How long are we going to be apart?” “Where do we see ourselves in future?” These are the questions you need to ask yourselves time and again. The truth is, you can not be in a long-distance relationship forever. Eventually, you need to settle down. Common futuristic set of goals is essential in making a success out of a relationship. Be open about the future goals and plans. 


secrets and tips to make a long distance relationship work

Create a Deeper Bond by Doing Things Together: 

Choose from a wide range of apps to create something that you can both access and share, such as a mutual gaming app, a scrapbook or a blog. This will not only help you to bond but will also help you to create a feeling of togetherness. You can even do same things at same time. Plan to cook a meal on the same day or share your shopping spree pictures, read the same book or watch the same show. Doing things together will also make the distance seem bridgeable and smaller. 


secrets and tips to make a long distance relationship work

Make Each Other Feel Special and Wanted: 

Learn to appreciate each other. Never indulge in keeping scores or power games to try and see who cares less/more or who hurts less/more. Respect and trust each other by occasionally mentioning something special and valuable to your partner. Do little things to make your love grow stronger and founder, send monthly scheduled flower delivery or invest in care boxes filled with tons of gifts and goodies. If you are the creative one, try making scrapbooks or other handmade goods.


secrets and tips to make a long distance relationship work

Create Common Connections: 

There can be a possibility of your partner being skeptical about a relationship and that’s fine. In such cases, make your partner realize that they have a special place in your life. Try meeting each other’s friends, offline or online. Introduce your family if possible in order to more create connections and maintain a deeper bond. 


secrets and tips to make a long distance relationship work

Learn to Approach Arguments and Disagreements:

Conflicts and disagreements are inevitable in a relationship. A pro tip for anyone in a long-distance relationship is to never sort out a disagreement or an argument via text messages. Text messages leave too much room for misunderstanding. Discuss and implement some conflict management strategies to avoid usual conflicts in your relationship. Talk through doubts, fears, and uncertainty together. Always sort out a big conflict or a huge disagreement via a phone call or wait till you can clear it out in person.


secrets and tips to make a long distance relationship work

Lay the Foundation of Trust and Positivity: There are moments of insecurity, doubt, and jealousy even in the most secure relationships. Every doubt and insecurity and a twinge of envy will be magnified in a long-distance relationship. Open communication and confrontations will make a great deal to lay a foundation of trust. Be committed and try to be as honest as you can in a relationship. Focus on the positive aspects of your relationship and the distance. relationship. Open communication and confrontations will make a great deal to lay a foundation of trust. Be committed and try to be as honest as you can in a relationship. Focus on the positive aspects of your relationship and the distance.

What have you learned from long distance relationships? Comment down below.
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