“Distance between two people is inconsequential when their souls are united”. -Matshona Dhliwayo
Any relationship stays strong based on love, respect, trust, and mutual understanding. Usually, it dictates that two individuals are staying along. Today’s generation is very busy and many people leave their homeland for professional purpose and higher studies. That doesn’t mean they do not fall in ‘Love’. Many times, it happens that two individuals in a relationship stay in different city or country, but maintain a long distance relationship.
We may have read, seen and experienced break-ups. It is very common in a long distance relationship due to many reasons.
Today’s article will guide you how to deal with a long distance relationship:
Let’s catch up.
1. You Must Respect The Reason Of Long Distance Relationship
It is normal to feel that your relationship is not working at all and you tend to take a radical decision. But, before taking any step you have to remember that the person whom you love is living far away for a valid reason. You two may be geographically apart but not emotionally. Hence, instead of being impatient, work on something positive so that both of you can continue your relationship and make it stronger.
2. Communicate As Often As Possible
Communication is the key to a healthy relationship. If you don’t communicate with your beloved one, then the relationship may suffer. Misunderstandings and misery can arise. So, talk to each other whenever you can. Give time to the relationship.
We all have access to smartphones and internet. You don’t have to visit your soulmate’s place daily for a nice chat. You can do video call and share feelings.
3. Say “I Love You” Often
‘I Love You’ – Say it. Don’t let insecurities enter your relationship. Your silence can worsen your relationship. The person on the other side may misunderstand you, and vice versa. Don’t shy away from expressing your love to your partner.
A small message or a call can have a long lasting effect. Expert therapists suggest to involve in frequent verbal commitments to each other for stopping insecurity and negative feelings to peek in between you and your companion.
4. Ask, ‘Will You Be There For Me?’
Satisfaction comes when both sides give response to each other. Emotional conversation can connect hearts. It works wonder in a long distance relationship.
Ask your special one, “Will you be there for me?”. You may not be physically present, but you can assure your partner of emotional closeness. Schedule a time when both of you can have a talk. Listen to his or her feelings which may include happiness or grievances. Assure your partner that you are there for him or her no matter what.
5. Search For A Way To Be Together
By being together means ‘remotely together’. It is crucial to sync with your partner besides maintaining your individualities. You have to remember that you two are not living together. You can independently do many things. It’s vital to plan things that both of you can do together without being physically present with each other.
Read books together, stream same Netflix or YouTube show, play online games together, order same food, have dinner in same chain restaurant, etc. Talk to each other while doing these things, do video call and watch each other online doing these things. You two will feel deeply connected and interdependent.
6. Always Support Interests Of Each Other
It doesn’t matter whether you are away from each other or living together, both of you should continue to grow and bring betterment to your life. If your long-distance relationship needs certain adjustments to reach your goal, make changes to bring betterment to both of your life. It will help you and your mate to live a happy and fulfilling life together under one roof in future.
Encourage your partner to pursue his/her interests and let him/her grow in individual strengths. Mature together and push each other forward for improvement. Personal growth is very important in a relationship. You have to understand that supporting your other half in his or her passion will make him/her fall in love with you even more.
7. Learn Healthy Methods To Solve Any Conflict
As a couple, both of you must learn healthy methods to talk and resolve any kind of conflicts. Do not ignore little struggles. Discuss any difficult topic with patience. Verbal fights will worsen the situation. So, try to keep calm and address sensitive topics.
Do not hurry in taking final decision. Never take any drastic step out of rage and insensitivity. Maintaining a relationship is not a child’s play. You cannot match your soul to random people. True love happens rarely in a lifetime. So, if you get a really genuine partner with whom you want to spend the rest of your life, don’t lose him or her just because the person lives far away from you.
Deal With Your Long Distance Relationship! Love Is Beautiful!
Only fortunate people get true love in life. So, if you got someone who is honestly special for you and vice versa, try to nurture the bond. Take help of relationship consultants if things go wrong. Remember that distance is just a test of love. Not everyone can wait and be patient to prove its truthfulness. After all, distance means nothing when someone means everything.
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