• Long Distance Communication: How to Keep the Spark Alive

    Long distances relationships aren’t for everyone. Yet when they do work these types of relationships can have all of the thriving potential of an in-personal relationship. The important thing with a relationship is being able to talk to one another.

    But what happens when long distance is the only way? This is when long distance communication becomes vital. In order to keep that spark going and to have a solid foundation, you must know how to communicate.

    Are long distance relationships worth it? If you love your partner, then it is always worth the struggle. Read below for some helpful tips for opening up those areas of communication and establishing a healthy connection even through the distance.

    Communication Levels Differ

    Understand that you and your partner may not have the same level of communication. While a long distance relationship benefits from constant contact, your partner may not have the time or space to always have a phone in their hand. You have to be willing and open to understanding how their form of communication works.

    Discuss what makes you both comfortable and what you both expect in terms of talking. You need to find a healthy balance of what works for both of you.

    Do Not Cling to a Routine

    Communication long distance should not be stale. Yes, many of us benefit from having a set in place routine to follow, but that doesn’t mean that it should only be the same thing every day. Don’t be afraid to change up your text messages or phone calls. Inform your significant other when you’re thinking about them.

    Sometimes, all it takes is a small message to make your partner’s day. Letting your partner know that you’re there is a major asset in any relationship. Especially one that has miles between the two parties.

    Let the Other Person In

    Much like face-to-face communication, you need to put in the effort. You must decide, “is long distance worth it?” In this event, then you have to be willing to talk and tell your partner about your day.

    Let the other person in on your thoughts and feelings. Tell them what you’re going through, even if it seems mundane to you. Be sure to include them in even the small things.

    The distance can add plenty of obstacles to your relationship. Cutting that down as much as possible and including one another in your lives helps you to feel like the other person is right there for you.

    Long Distance Communication Is Imperative

    To establish the right foundation for your relationship, you must be able to be open with your partner. Working on long distance communication is the biggest asset your relationship will find. In order to be healthy and complete, you have to be able to talk with one another.

    For more than just your long distance love story, we’re here to help you get your relationship to where you want it to be. Contact us when you’re ready to discuss further.

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