LDRs require a huge amount of open, straight-forward communication to properly work, and this can often be difficult to manage over the phone. Heck, its hard to manage in person! It can also be hard to establish boundaries and the right amount of communication if youre doing long distance for the first time.
Why are long distance relationships so hard?
The distance may not make your relationship harder, but it will make it different. Two hard things that couples face in a long-distance relationship is the lack of physical intimacy and distrust. Lack of physical intimacy can lead to cheating, and lack of clear communication can prompt jealousy.
Is long-distance relationship tough?
People say LDRs are tough for a reason. I believe the perfect recipe for an LDR is this: mutual respect, an end-goal in mind, dedication to putting in the travel time and being on the same page. Yes, its a tough relationship to be in, but every time youre reunited, youre reminded that its all worth it.
How do you know if a long-distance relationship is toxic?
8 Warning Signs of a Toxic Long Distance Relationship8 Warning Signs to Look Out For in a Long Distance Relationship.It Starts With Jealousy.Then The Controlling Behaviors.They Will Show You Some Disrespect.Theyll Have You Doubting Yourself.You Feel Like You Are Walking On Eggshells.More items •2 Mar 2021