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14 Reasons Why Long Distance Relationships Are Actually AWESOME!
syra-and-shehroz
Published: Dec 3, 2015

Nothing tests a relationship more than distance and distance sucks but what people in long distance relationships (LDR) do not understand is that the LDR can do more good than harm to your relationship. While some people think long distance relationships suck, we believe long distance relationships are AWESOME. Here’s why:

1. Absence makes the heart grow fonder – You realise the importance of your partner while they are away

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2. You learn to trust each other

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3. You spend less but meaningful time with each other

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4. LDR scientifically leads to greater intimacy

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5. Your relationship is less about physical attraction and more about an emotional connection

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6. Together you become better at conflict resolution

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7. You can’t and don’t take your partner and relationship for granted

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8. It teaches you to be patient – to be able to wait for a text message for five hours without snapping at your partner

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9. It makes you realise how much you really want to be with your partner

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10. You find innovative ways to stay connected

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11. You both get more time for yourself – you are in a relationship yet independent!

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12. You both become more confident as individuals and as a couple

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13. The knowledge that if your relationship survives the distance, it can survive anything

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14. And there is no better feeling than meeting each other after a long time!

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Sure, there’s a lot of not-so-great stuff about living really, really far away from someone you love and missing each other all the time, but all of this is worth it! Don’t give up… not yet.