ABSENCE MAKES HEART GROW FONDER
Studies have shown that couples who participate in healthy long-distance relationships have more meaningful interactions than couples who see each other daily. Distance does strengthen the relationship as well as personal growth. Partners opinions and time is valued more, it is actually a good test of a relationship. If a relationship survives long distance, comes out as more healthy and strong then it can survive anything.
Its easy to hear that these relationships don’t work or last. It is only after you try, you will get to know your partner’s and relationship’s worth. Recent long distance relationship research suggests that long distance couples talk less frequently than others, but their interactions are deeper and more meaningful. It is always good to have quality over quantity.
Number of long distance relationships is increasing as world is becoming more viable for opportunities. It is normal if you get a job / internship / study / business opportunity in another city or even country. One would not want to miss out on their love and profession. The way one can have both is from the route of long distance relationship.
It is full of travel and adventure. Every time your significant other comes into town, its a good opportunity to do all the touristy things that locals skip over. Same applies when you visit them. A lot of local travel and international is what long distance relationships are made of.
You don’t have to be presentable all the time. Both partners get plenty of ME time, which is good for individual growth and quality of the relationship. If we ourselves are happy and fulfilled, we can always add value to the relationship. The relationship will always be more than physical. All aspects other than physical relations will be explored which may not be done otherwise.
Long distance relationships tests your partners level of commitment and loyality in a relationship. You also get to see how much effort your partner is putting in clearly. In case you want to get out of the relationship, it is going to be much easier.
There are also negative sides to it, like everything in this world has. But that should not stop one from exploring . Things that can go wrong in a long distance relationship can go wrong in normal relationship as well. Its not the distance, its 2 people who really want to be with each other and have find a way to work things out.