And if the relationship is exclusive, you never have to wonder if he’s just with you for the sex.
Moreover, long distance relationships take significantly more effort to maintain than a regular relationship.
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I fully understand this and I have personally experienced the heartbreak of a long distance relationship ending, so please don’t mistake me for being overly positive because I don’t understand the pain and worries of a LDR.Bottom line: You need to look at your LDR as a positive test for your relationship.If it’s meant to be, the distance will make your relationship much stronger, much deeper, and much more fulfilling.I continue to stand by that, but there’s another side to this, which is: Long distance forces you to become at relationships. The “stuff” that makes a relationship work is the same whether you share the same bed or live 3,000 miles apart.The “stuff” that makes a relationship magical, profound, and amazing is the same.