Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Awesome Long Distance Relationship Gifts

One of the things we get asked about a lot is good gifts to get each other in a long distance relationship. You want to get each other something that will make you think of how much you care about each other, and remind you of each other when you aren't together.

Lars and I got each other a lot of photo gifts in the beginning of our relationship. That's a good place to start. It definitely reminds you of the other person.

Saturday, March 30, 2013

Long Distance Relationship Quotes

Cheesy post alert!

Sometimes it's nice to see quotes that you can relate to... so here is a small compilation of quotes that we've found about long distance relationships:

I'm not taking credit for any of these. If you follow the links to pinterest and tumblr you will find all of the quotes and can follow them to their sources.

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

I love you because...

long distance for dummies: I love you because

Lars and I talk every day. Some days it's just texts, a lot of days it's on the phone, and a few times a week it's a video chat. Inevitably, there are two things that we say to each other several times a day:

I love you &
I miss you

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Long Distance and Social Media

There are the obvious routes of connecting in a long distance relationship. Mostly through phone calls, texts, and video chatting. However, social media is also a way to connect in your relationship.  Different social media platforms can play roles in your relationship. Obviously, they should not be the primary role, but they can enhance what may seem like monotonous methods of communication.

Sunday, March 3, 2013

Serious Topics

One fallacy of communication in a long distance relationship can be the lack of discussion concerning serious topics. In general, as compared to geographically close couples, long distance couples communicate in a manner to accentuate positive affect and minimize differences. Long distance couples are more likely to have greater topic and conflict avoidance, and most importantly, less discussion of serious pre-marital questions. (Stafford, Laura “Geographic Distance and Communication During Courtship,” (2010) Communication Research, vol. 37 no. 2)

Thursday, February 21, 2013

Long Distance Relationship Statistics and Facts

This is my first time making an infographic, so any advice or comments you have are appreciated! 

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