Most couples in a long distance relationship will go through periods where they struggle to find things to talk about apart from how their day was.When these seasons hit, put a bit more effort into finding new and fresh things to discuss (or make it easy on yourself and check out the book below).Read up on some of those stories and learn from those who have gone before.You can share new experiences and build memories together even while you’re far apart.Good communication skills are also key–you have to be willing to put yourself out there and express how you feel.
Learn to listen carefully to your partner and ask good questions – questions that make them think and help you understand them better.It’s easier to figure out how to make a long distance relationship work if you share some common interests.So recommend books, articles, podcasts, music, movies, news items, etc to each other.And in our internet savvy world, there are plenty of ways to increase communication!Webcams, test messaging, phone calls, and emails can all supplement face-to-face communication.It can take real effort to rearrange schedules and make time to talk, especially when things get busy or there is a time difference involved.However, if you can’t consistently make talking with your partner a priority, reconsider whether you should be in the relationship.This may also be a time to explore non-physical intimacy. Idealization, reunions, and stability in long-distance dating relationships.When unable to be physically close, you and your partner need to develop other more creative and unique ways to become intimate. You may never again in the course of your relationship have this much focused time and energy to spend communicating with your partner. If you get to know them deeply and well, that will pay off big-time in the long run.Don’t bare all too soon (literally or figuratively)!