15 Ways to Save a Long Distance Relationship
Love is a sweet and magical experience in one’s life. It makes you feel happy and blooming every day. Everything you see is colorful, but the best of them is red. It feels so good to be in love especially if the one you love is right there beside you giving you endless hugs and kisses. Holding your hand everywhere you go and saying “I love you” repeatedly in a day. Feeling in love is the reason why you smile from the moment you wake up and the reason why you have sweet dreams at night. You both plan for the future while looking at the stars in the sky. [ Read: Letter of Teenage Girl ]
But what if your case is in a long distance relationship? How will you both save it to make your relation work? You need these three (3) important things: LOVE, TRUST and RESPECT.
Here are 15 tips to save a long distance relationship that are shared with you:
Always communicate no matter how busy both of you are. Text him/her when you wake up and inform your love one that you’re going to miss him/her because you will be very busy during that day. You could also leave a sweet message on Facebook, IM’s or just a text from your mobile phone. When the evening comes, that’s the time where both of you could call each other and talk how busy you were but never fail to think of each other. The words “I LOVE YOU” are very important. It will make you feel that you are loved and not neglected by your partner. [ Read: 8 Best Things About #Long Distance Relationship ]
- GIVE HIM/HER SPACE:
You both have a different life and dreams to fulfill as being the two different individuals. But, it is very important that you should also have time to spend with your family and friends. Though you’re going to miss each other’s absence but believe me, it will help you grow as a unique individual who has dreams and plans for the future.
- NEVER LET THE SUNSET WHEN YOU’RE STILL MAD AT EACH OTHER:
Meaning, do not sleep when both of you haven’t make up yet from your love quarrel. Because sleeping while crying or being angry is bad for your health as well. It will affect your mood when you wake up on the morning and you will feel weak during the day. Saying “Please forgive me, I’m really sorry. I love you” is very important in a relationship. [ Read: Best Missing You Quotes To Melt Your Partner’s Heart ]
- KEEP IN MIND THAT THERE IS NO PERFECT RELATIONSHIP IN THIS WORLD:
Yes, there’s no perfect relationship, but both of you could make your day perfect with your love even though you’re miles apart. It’s a matter of choice. Just be open-minded.
- DO NOT EXPECT TOO MUCH:
Expectation is the root of all disappointments. Right? So don’t burden your relationship with limitless expectations because your relation might not take its burden, which should be understandable by you being a mature person. [ Read: 10 Valuable Lessons You Will Learn From Failed Relationships ]
- LOWER THE PRIDE:
Sometimes, when you can’t swallow your pride, both of you will grow bitter and cold which will make your relationship complicated and cold. That’s why, saying “I’m sorry” is still very important. If you apologize, you are lowering you pride, whether you are or not at fault. P.S. relationships worth saying and feeling sorry for even if the mistake isn’t yours.
- BE LOYAL AND HONEST:
Even if both of you are miles apart, do not flirt with other girls or boys. Never ever cheat. No don’t even rethink about it! [ Read: Meaning of Different Types of Kisses ]
- TRUST YOUR PARTNER:
Trust is very important. If you do not trust your partner, then you do not love him/her at all.
- MAKE YOUR PLANS ABOUT MEETING:
In a long distance relationship it is very important that the partners mutually discusses and makes plans to meet sometime sooner or later. [ Read: Ways To Hurt Less And Love More In A Relationship ]
- TRY TO CHANGE YOUR PARTNER’S BAD HABITS BUT NEVER FORCE HIM TO CHANGE:
If he or she does loves you, then he will do everything for you. It is always better that when you are away from your partner you discuss good and bad qualities of one another, try to identify the bad habits of each other and help one another to get rid of them however, one needs to be very careful that you are not forcing your partner to do so. It should be mutually out of love and affection.
- LENGTHEN YOUR PATIENCE:
It’s very important to be patient in a long distance relationship. Always and always be patient with each other. At time you may feel frustrated as you don’t get a chance to often meet your partner. [ Read: 10 Qualities Of A Real Man In Relationship ]
- UNDERSTAND THAT YOUR PARTNER IS BUSY:
You must understand that your partner might be busy at times, due to their prior commitments with other friends and family members or may be due to other important work he/she is unable to reply to your message instantly. In such a case do not make it an issue, so forgive him / her for not replying to your message on time.
- ALWAYS TELL YOUR PARTNER WHERE YOU’RE GOING:
It is always considered good to inform your partner proactively of your day to day activity so that your partner does not feel insecure. [ Read: 6 Non Verbal Signs Of Love ]
- DO NOT KEEP SECRETS:
One must never keep any secrets in a long distance relationship. Try not to hide anything from your partner, sharing little things also helps.
- NEVER FAIL TO ENCOURAGE EACH OTHER:
When you are in a long distance relationship you must never fail to encourage each other to do well in studies, career or any other activities in life that you’ll be going through. [ Read: Relationship – There are times in LIFE when ONE has to WALK AWAY ]
There are a lot of tips and list goes on but I hope this article helped you to enlighten your minds and hearts.