But before you make a resolution to only ever date people who live five miles away at the most, we should tell you that long distance relationships can work, and they can be amazing. Now we present you with the practical guide to making them work – and before you ask, this was written by someone with great experience of long distance relationships so, from the heart. Trust is essential When you’re miles apart, you need to trust your partner.If you’re prone to suspecting your other half is cheating, or lying to you, then you’ll need a serious attitude change before you get into an LDR.People are pursuing marriage in more ways than ever before.
But we can’t help who we fall for, even if that person lives hundreds, or maybe even thousands of miles away.
Relationships are hard enough as it is - when you throw in long distance into the equation, that whole ensemble sounds like a very frustrating situation.
However, anything is possible if you're willing to put forth the effort.
Make sure you and your partner are on the same page commitment wise before you dive head first into it. Be flexible Chances are you’ll only be able to spend your weekends together (at most), and even then the best laid plans can go awry.
In order to spend the most amount of time together you need to be prepared to be as flexible as possible.