We have written over two dozen helpful articles covering many aspects of Long Distance Relationships. Below you will find an index to our most popular long distance relationship articles which offer tips, advice, help, and personal LDR stories. We cover everything from starting a long distance relationship and meeting an online love for the first time, to relocating, marriage, and having kids.Read More
If you find yourself currently in a long distance relationship and already have children from a previous relationship, you may be facing a bigger challenge than most long distance relationships where children aren’t part of the equation. There are often laws in place that won’t allow you to take your children far away from your previous partner if they are the mother or father of those children. This could leave you with having to make the difficult decision to be with your kids or be with your long distance partner.Read More
Not all relationships will have the right tools or ingredients to last and this goes for long distance relationships as well. Here are some of the ways you may be able to tell if your long distance relationship is breaking down and ways you can try to save it or simply realize that ending the relationship may be the better option.Read More
Whether your long distance relationship involves being in another state or another country, one of you will eventually have to relocate if you want your relationship to progress to marriage and beyond. Simply moving interstate can be difficult enough as you will likely have to quit your job, end a lease or sell a home, obtain new documents such as a driver’s license, and transport all your belongings to your new home. When it comes to international long distance relationships, relocation becomes even more complicated.Read More
Though there are cases where long distance relationship couples will experience infidelity, the truth is these types of relationships are not more prone to cheating than traditional relationships. However, it is good to know what to look for.Read More
All relationships including long distance relationships will experience disagreements from time to time but it is how you and your partner handle them which will prove just how strong your bond is. Here is some helpful advice for how you and your long distance partner can resolve issues when you are fighting.Read More
Meeting your partner’s family and friends is a pretty clear sign that your relationship is quite serious. How your partner introduces you to their friends and family, including what label they use for you, can give you better insight into how your partner sees the relationship. When it comes to long distance relationships, meeting your partner’s family and friends can prove to be a bigger task because of the distance.Read More
The process of immigrating to another country is often complicated and may prove to be the greatest challenge of your long distance relationship. For long distance couples residing in the same country, relocating to another state or region becomes a lot simpler because there isn’t much in the way of legal issues stopping you. However, there will still be important issues you will have to deal with.Read More
It’s unfortunate when your friends and family choose not to support your decision to be in a long distance relationship, but it’s an unavoidable reality for many couples. Here is some advice that can help you when you find your friends and family are not supporting your long distance relationship.Read More
Because international long distance relationships often bring together different cultures and religions, you and your partner can experience clashes from time to time when it comes to raising your children. Here are some things to be aware of if you and your long distance partner are thinking of having children together.Read More
Getting divorced can be difficult for any couple, but this can be especially true when it comes to long distance couples. Because marrying a long distance lover often involves life altering moves such as relocation and quitting a job or career, ending a marriage can cause a wide range of significant problems.Read More
We often get asked by people including long distance couples many questions regarding how long distance relationships work and how we managed to survive our long distance relationship. We decided to share some of the most commonly asked questions about long distance relationships to hopefully help you answer some of the questions you may have about your own personal LDR relationship.Read More
There will come a time in every relationship where at least the discussion of marriage will come up. In the case of an international relationship, marriage often offers one of the best if not only ways for couples in a long distance relationship to obtain a visa to be able to immigrate to a foreign country so you both can live together permanently.Read More
Jealousy can come in many forms when it comes to relationships and long distance relationships are definitely not immune to it. Let us talk through jealousy in long distance relationships and ways you can deal with it and possibly overcome it.Read More
We often think of long distance relationships only affecting couples, but if one partner or both have children, then their LDR will affect them as well. We may not be inclined to think about how our long distance relationship may affect others, but we are forced to when children are involved.Read More
Long distance relationships are difficult for any couple, but even more so for many same-sex couples and those within the LGBTQIA+ community. Not only do people in this group have to face the challenges of being separated by distance, but they are also up against discrimination in many parts of the world.Read More
Whether you’re moving interstate or relocating abroad to be with your long distance partner, adapting to your new home and life can be just as difficult as the actual process of moving. Thankfully, there are ways to make settling in a bit easierRead More
It’s one thing we all crave; a passionate love affair that will still make us smile even when we’re 90; that electric attraction where you can’t keep your hands off one another when together, and every minute spent apart is an unbearable state of intense longing.
As travelers, we fall head over heels quite often; swept up by the romance of intrepid adventure, and easily addicted to the high of new discovery.
But in terms of an affair to change your life completely, and a relationship where you fit together so naturally it feels like it was always meant to be, today I’d like to introduce you to Standard Luggage.
A durable carry-on backpack designed to fit the maximum dimensions of most airlines (that’s right – it’s big, but not so big that it doesn’t fit), expandable from 35-45 liters, Standard Luggage have created a travel bag so stylish and practical that you’ll remember this bag when you’re 90! (here’s the link).
It’s convertible to be used as three different bag styles, made from ballistic nylon to be both durable and water resistant, and includes a huge range of add-ons which enhance the travel experience without charging extra.
And if you fantasize about plenty of well organized, practical pockets (because which traveler doesn’t), you’ll never crave unzipping another piece of luggage.Read More
Long regarded as a playground for the rich and famous, the tiny yet popular Principality of Monaco is welcoming to all types of travelers. Set along the breathtaking Côte d’Azur nearly enveloped by France, the Principality of Monaco has been a symbol of luxury and glamour for well over a century.
While it may be small in size, it packs quite a punch with its iconic annual events such as the Monaco Yacht Show and Formula 1 Monaco Grand Prix that attract people from all over the world.
It’s important to understand that Monaco isn’t a destination exclusive to the wealthy. There is a wide range of sights and attractions on offer whether you’re traveling as a romantic couple or a family.
With abundant sunshine and an ever-present ideal warm weather, Monaco is home to many treasures both natural and man-made and plenty of Michelin-starred restaurants to fuel your adventures. So whether you’re thinking of a day trip from France or an entire holiday in Monaco, I’ve gathered some of the top reasons why you should visit this French Riviera gem.Read More
With so many romantic things to do in California year-round, couples never have to spend a boring night on the road.
From epic outdoor activities to harbor cruises, wine tasting, and sunset beach walks, there are many things you can arrange for you and your partner to have a good time.
Whether it’s your first time traveling together, you’re in a long-term relationship and looking to spice things up, or are looking for ways to surprise your partner, we’ve got you covered.Read More
Planning a destination wedding is exciting, and one of the most exciting parts of the process is sending your wedding invites.
While it will naturally be a special day regardless, there’s something just a bit more thrilling about sending out invites to Tahiti, than there is at the church down the road.
But there’s a lot more to consider when sending a destination wedding invite, than if you were having a traditional wedding at home; different information to communicate, different timelines for sending, and different etiquette on what to write.
Don’t be overwhelmed though, because once you know what you’re doing it’s all very easy. After inviting 200 people to our destination wedding in Hawaii, I’ve written this post with all the destination wedding invite secrets you need to know!Read More
Recent stats show that roughly 14 million couples in the U.S. alone are in a long distance relationship. Whether it’s going away to college, military deployment, or simply falling in love while traveling, there are many ways couples are finding themselves in a long distance relationship.
We’ve gathered up the Top Ten Long Distance Relationship Books and Guides that will help you gain insight into the world of long distance relationships. We’ve included some of the latest releases, best-sellers of the past decade, and a few LDR fiction novels.
It can be difficult to stay emotionally connected in a long distance relationship, but two things that can really help you is having good communication and building trust with your LDR partner.
When it comes to effective ways to communicate with your long distance partner, technology now provides us with a wide range of long distance relationship communication devices that allow us to easily connect with a long distance love whether it’s through emails, texts, or Facebook messages. It’s not so much about the frequency of your long distance relationship communication that’s important, rather the quality of your exchanges which is essential.
Long distance relationship trust issues are one of the leading causes of long distance relationships breaking down. It’s not that these types of relationships are more prone to cheating or lying, rather the forced distance can easily make you feel less secure or certain about your bond.
That being said, there are long distance relationship red flags to look out for so you don’t get taken advantage of. Rebuilding trust in a long distance relationship after that trust has been broken can be much harder when you live far apart.
Let us take a look at how you can create better communication in your long distance relationship and in doing so build greater trust between you and your LDR partner.Read More
Maintaining your sex life in a long distance relationship can be a bit tricky, but there are many long distance relationship sex ideas out there to keep the spark alive. Thanks to video messaging and endless pleasure devices, you don’t’ necessarily need to go through dry spells when separated from your long distance partner.
Each relationship will of course be different when it comes to the role that sex will play, with some considering sex a major factor while others deem it as just another component of their bond. We’ve put together a helpful guide that explores the role sex plays in a long distance relationship.
We’ll cover how to be safe and responsible, navigate the world of sexting and phone/computer sex, how you can feed your urge for sex when apart, and how the use of pornography can affect your long distance relationship.Read More
Knowing when the right time is to make your relationship official, or at least bring up the discussion with your partner, can be a daunting task. You don’t want to potentially scare them away, but at the same time it’s often important to find out where you both stand.
You often hear people these days say a relationship is not official until it’s “Facebook official”, but how long should you wait to make a long distance relationship official and what exactly is the meaning of an official relationship?
Before you decide to change your official relationship status, let’s look at some of the signs you should make your relationship official, ways to make it official, and the importance of setting terms for your official relationship.Read More