Anyone who has ever been in a long-distance relationship before knows it comes with its own set of unique difficulties and obstacles. While most couples who have the luxury of seeing each other throughout the week, that’s not always the case for others.
Whether you’re cities, states or even countries apart, long-distance relationships require some creativity and planning in order to keep that spark alive and burning.
We’ve rounded up some tips for all the long-distance lovers out there. Check them out below and let us know your favorite tips in the comments!
First, make sure to pick up the phone regularly.
Set aside time for date nights even though you’re not face-to-face.
Shoot them a “good morning” and/or “good night” text.
FaceTime each other often.
Keep things spicy with dirty talk or adding sex toys into the mix.
Take the time to mail hand written letters or postcards.
Prepare a thoughtful care package.
Plan out a virtual movie night.
Start a couples journal and send it back and forth to each other.
Create a customized playlist.
Plan a surprise visit when they’d least expect it.
Take turns visiting one another.
And start mapping out a tentative visit schedule.
Or send some “just because” flowers.
Maximize your time as much as possible when you’re together.
But still make time to do your own thing while you’re apart.
Finally, live in the moment and don’t worry about the what ifs.
What are your go-to tips for long-distance love? Let us know in the comments!