I know I have previously mentioned the importance of setting boundaries with technology in your relationship, but I wanted to share some ways in which it may be helpful in long-distance relationships.
Obviously, the use of technology in long-distance relationships is crucial! That’s the only thing you have to consistently stay connected with your partner (of course, this is not counting the small surprise gifts, sending postcards, or sending care packages).
That’s why, it’s important to cover some expectations for when it comes to using technology in your long-distance relationship.
I also wanted to share that I get that being in a long-distance relationship can be challenging. My husband and I were in a long-distance relationship for five months during the transition of me beginning graduate school and him finishing up undergrad. There were many times that I found it challenging because I went from living with him to suddenly being states away and living alone in a new town. But here are some things that helped me and that other couples have shared that helped them.
How to maintain connection in a long-distance relationship
What helped me when I was in graduate school
Some of the things that my husband and I did when we were in a long-distance relationship were:
What you will find out in a long-distance relationship
So, if you are currently in long-distance relationship, I would love to learn the different things you have found to be helpful in staying connected with your partner.
As a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, I understand that there are different types of relationships, long-distance being one of them! I specialize in working with couples and individuals to restore their relationships by utilizing research-based therapy techniques. Feel free to look at the online services offered through Modern Wellness Counseling and check out the client portal to conveniently schedule your next appointment.
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