When most women hear long distance relationships they run for the hills. This is because they start thinking of cheating, neglect, finding love with someone else and so on. But long distance relationships are not always something to run away from.
Here are some benefits of long distance relationships you should know
If you can do it, you can do anything
Almost every couple who survives a long distance relationship will tell you, it made them stronger. It takes a lot of trust and commitment to get through a long distance relationship and once you have that, you can get through anything.
Teaches you how to communicate
Knowing that the person you’re talking to might not be able to see you and read your body language helps you effectively use your words. You learn to assess things and project your true intentions before you say them. This means you get to take the other parties feelings into consideration.
Teaches you independence
It’s hard to be clingy and attention seeking when you’re not in the same city with someone you love. Distance helps you find other meaningful ways to fill your life and pass the time. When your partner sees this independence he will be drawn closer to you and work harder to keep you.
Adds depth to the relationship
When you’re in a long distance relationship it is a lot more than just sex and physical intimacy. It gives you enough time to get to know each other on a different level and adds depth to your relationship.
You get your own time
Sometimes you just need a little time to yourself to be alone and figure things out. Being in a long distance relationship means you can take some “me time” without feeling guilty about it.
Absence truly does make the heart grow fonder, so there’s really no reason to panic at the thought of a long distance relationship. Just look at it from the bright side and use these tips to avoid any hurdles.