You will notice that it’s quite hard to keep a long distance relationship after committing to it for a few weeks. It is crucial that you both keep in close contact while you are away from each other. There are tons of helpful tools that you can use to keep the romance alive in the relationship, but the best are listed below.
The Postal Service
You heard right, The Postal Service! Emails are speedy and instant messaging is efficient, but do you remember a long time before that when we would mail our letters to each other? Our research has found that long distance couples who write letters to each other have proven to have exceptionally strong relationships.
Relationship Advice Books
Or any other long distance relationship guidance books for that matter. Once you feel yourself getting into a boring routine day after day, seek out some great connection building questions to talk over. You will learn a lot more about each other that will strengthen your relationship.
Streaming services are unfortunately beginning to outdate DVD and BluRay. But that means you don’t have to buy separate copies of one movie to enjoy watching it together. Simply sign up for an account, press play together while on webcam, and have yourselves a cosy night in together.
Internet Phone Service
And what good would a long distance relationship tools checklist be without a good old internet webcam service? This is by far the greatest and most essential tool you can have for your long distance relationship. It’s easy, fast, and free to use. This will allow you to see each other on webcam every minute if you want to. But we really advice against couples spending longer than four hours per day talking together. While talking for long periods of time will initially help you to deal with the distance, it’s also healthy to go outside and have independent lives too.
This tool is a great way to share your snaps! Instagram is a photo sharing and social networking website. You can take pictures of yourself, implement a filter to them, and share them on Facebook or Twitter for your loved one to check out. You can create an album for each day or week of your time apart, edit their captions so that you can tell them about each part of your day and make it feel like they have been there with you.