The Many Keys to Making Long-Distance Relationships Work in 2021

Easy Ways to Make Long Distance Relationships Work in 2021

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Gone are the days when moving abroad meant breaking up; it’s 2021 now, and you can keep an update on each other’s entire schedule. Yes, thanks to skype, zoom, hangouts, WhatsApp, telegram, signal, you name it — all of these make you feel you’re right there with your partner

Ever since technology started evolving after the humble arrival of cellphones, making long-distance relationships work and maintain has undoubtedly become easier. But then you do not get a chance to touch or cuddle with your loved ones; there is always a ‘what if you were here right now’ moment that makes you two really miss each other’s arms. 

Easy Ways to Make Long-Distance Relationships Work in 2021

Well, although plane tickets are certainly an expensive affair, and so are the extremely high chances of becoming a COVID patient, so we bring you a simple list of crucial keys that can help keep the spark alive in your long-distance relationship.

Gifts Equal Care, Remembrance & Thoughtfulness

If there’s one thing you must not skip in an LDR is gifting. Don’t wait for occasions. If there is a moment when you are terribly missing your better half, then go ahead and order them a gift. Thanks to gift delivery in the UK, gifting anywhere across the country is a cakewalk. It is essential to understand that a gift does not mean an iPhone or a solitaire always. 

It’s the effort and warmth that matters. The thoughtful present could be a sweet bouquet or just a “thank you/I love you” card or note with a single rose (red, pink, white or yellow.. you decide!). As long as the gift defines you and your love, the value will never really matter. Do not let sitcoms or movies fool you into buying costly gifts that leave you in debt for the entire year. And we’re sure your partner surely wouldn’t like that either!

Handwritten Over Typed Any Day!

While all sorts of content is already imprinted on the card, we still go ahead and end up scribbling some of the other words to make it more personal. Undoubtedly, typing a love letter seems more accessible, as it can be done in a matter of seconds. 

hand-written letters

However, the impact a handwritten note makes is still unmatched. Indeed, writing a letter every day is impossible, but how about doing a bi-monthly or yearly ritual? You can pour your heart out or simply write about all the exceptional moments that have taken place in their absence. Plus, if you haven’t spoken to them in long, that makes it a longer letter. Some doodles and origami (no pressure, though) later, you will realize how creative you can be. Honestly, if this doesn’t make them cry or laugh until they feel like exploding, you got to rethink your relationship, Just kidding!

Have Faith; It’s Worth the Wait

The best thing that people usually forget in long-distance relationships is why they decided to be with each other in the first place. It is crucial to remind yourself why him/her over someone else constantly. It is equally important to trust them and let them know that you are around no matter what. 

Please don’t make them feel guilty for hanging out with people from the opposite gender cause they might start lying to you. Be their friend first, always to keep the flow of conversations alive. The day you two begin getting wound up in the web of miscommunication and trust issues is the day you let a third person enter your relationship. So be optimistic, have faith.

Conclusion On Making Long-Distance Relationships Work

Long-distance can be any relationship’s true enemy or best friend — based on how it is dealt with. Just because your partner has decided to move to another city, state or country, do not bring up the conversation of putting an end to this beautiful thing you two have built with your heart and soul. Try it, test it and put your energy into it. Even the most superficial relationships require some effort, so to create an extraordinary love story, you ought to give it your all.

Let us know your personal tips on how you would survive the tumultuous situations of long-distance relationships. And how much distance is your long-distance? 

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Easy Ways to Make Long-Distance Relationships Work in 2021
Easy Ways to Make Long-Distance Relationships Work in 2021

Sarah loves creating beauty content but also writes about health & lifestyle. She has several chronic illnesses that impact her life in many ways. It's made her a big mental health advocate.