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Long-Distance Relationships In Today’s Society

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Two partners in a long-distance relationship (LDR) who live away from one another, must have a sense of mutual understanding between themselves in the relationship. But LDRs can be extremely difficult for couples when one of them moves for work or school and the relationship must adjust to this transition.

Whether you two are living in the same country, or city, or are in a long-distance relationship, every connection is sure to be special and real, thus you would need to locate the ideal individual that matches your energy.

Couples may also battle with communication difficulties, a lack of physical closeness, and other unusually difficult situations.

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“Distance simply means separation in a place but never in connections. The heart remains inseparable”- DhelChen.

Although it would have been very challenging to maintain and not applicable if the idea of a long-distance relationship had begun in the 19th or first half of the 20th century.

According to a recent survey, 14 million Americans are in long-distance relationships. While this statistic may seem alarming, it also appears that happily married couples can end up in long-distance relationships and still make it work. As it also further shows statistically that these couples are 125 miles apart, 58% of long-distance relationships succeed and also show that 55% of people worry that their partners might be seeing someone else.

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But in today’s mobile-connected world, with the help of our numerous social media applications, video calls, text messages, phone calls, etc., couples still fall in love with each other more distantly.

Furthermore, according to several couples’ therapists, long-distance relationships are likely to endure if there are intimate feelings present, the geographic separation is not transitory, and efforts are made to spend time together and do other things to lessen feelings of extreme loneliness. Couples that need advice on how to keep the romance alive can go to

However, it is important to also take into consideration in a long-distance relationship that “Love will travel as far as you let it. It has no limits.”- Dee King

Also feel free to share your thoughts in the comment section about how well you know couples can deal with long distance love.

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  1. I like your piece Vera, am actually interested in this your topic and would like to hear more on how you can perfectly manage a long distance relationship.

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