“If you want a relationship that looks and feels like the most amazing thing on earth, you need to treat it like it is the most amazing thing on earth.”
Being in love is the most comforting feeling. Knowing that even when the whole world turns its back on you, there will be that one person waiting for you at the end of the tunnel- nothing in the whole world can beat that amazing feeling!! Love relationships come with a lot of perks- the sweet good morning texts, walking hand in hand, making up after the silly fights, and stealing kisses. They make you feel alive and see beauty everywhere around. Yes, being in love is quite magical!!
When in a relationship, the most important thing to remember is- “They only work, when you work.” If you are in a long-distance relationship, you must have heard your friends and family members saying that it’s never going to work out and eventually you will get your heart broken. Our suggestion- don’t listen to them!! If there is love in the heart and face of that special someone always lights up your day, then distances don’t matter. We are not saying that a long-distance relationship is going to be all smiles and no tears. Of course, there are going to be a few challenges, like any other relationship, but the proper communication, clarity, and commitment will let it sail smoothly.
So here are some golden tips to keep your long-distance relationship alive and strong!!
Be Open about Your Feelings
Hiding feelings and not letting your partner know how you feel about your relationship does no good to anyone. Talk to them about anything and everything!! If there are some qualities of your partner that you adore with all your heart, do let them know. Similarly, if any of their habits bother you, never hide it from them. Because you never know when the little obstacles can become mountains and ruin the relationship.
Communicate Regularly and Clearly
The first and foremost step for a successful long-distance relationship is- healthy and regular communication. It keeps you updated about the life of your partner and its happenings. Choose the time and mode of communication. Send pictures, audios, and videos to each other from time to time. These cute little things go a long way in strengthening your relationship and making your partner feel loved. Also, set some ground rules so that your actions don’t take the other person by surprise.
Give Some Space to Your Partner
No matter how busy or engaged we get in life, we all need some time alone. And being alone doesn’t mean lonely. After all, self-introspection help us realize our strengths and weaknesses that strive us to become a better person, which benefits our partner in a great way. When in the long-distance relationship, people sometimes have these impractical expectations that their partner will answer their calls in the very first ring and respond straight away to every text. Don’t keep such expectations!! Give enough space to your partner to let your relationship grow organically.
Honesty and Trust Is the Key
It is quite common to have feelings of fear, insecurity, and jealousy in relationships. And they tend to become bigger when you live away from your partner. Do not let the paranoia swallow up your peace of mind. Honesty and trust must be the foundation of every relationship. And if you ever doubt that your partner is not being loyal to you, then instead of spying on their social media accounts, go and talk directly to them before it gets too late.
Visit Each Other As Much As You Can
Getting to meet your partner, holding hands, and kissing them is quite a luxury in a long-distance relationship. But whenever it happens, it is extra special, the feeling is quite magical and you can hear the violins playing in the background. You can make a pact with your partner that every alternate month you will meet each other, try some new activities, and create beautiful memories to treasure till you get to meet next.
Staying positive in all the situations makes life much better. Don’t be sad that you are miles apart from your partner. Just be grateful for the fact that you have someone to love who loves you back with all their heart and soul. You may get less time to meet each other, but remember it is always quality that matters over quantity. So never forget to enjoy your little meetings that are sweet as heaven!!
Long distance relationships may be tough, but they give you reasons to love your partner harder!! We hope the tips mentioned above work for you in a miraculous way and make your relationship happier and stronger.