When long distance dating partners become geographically close
Broaden your horizons and see who's out there waiting for you.
A long distance relationship (or LDR for short) is considered long distance when communication opportunities are restricted because of geographic distance and the partners in the relationship desire a continued, close connection. It is important to determine the rules and terms of the relationship before the separation takes place.
They remember their loved one in a somewhat falsely positive manner.
They overlook the negatives they would see in person.
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It's after that honeymoon phase that things start to change.
LDRs often last because of fantasies or idealizations.
Spouses in the military make up a large portion of the couples.
Many chalk it up to wanting to "explore the possibilities." Can you be in love with someone you never met? How could you love someone whom you've never seen face-to-face? You don't judge someone on their looks or nitpick their habits. Almost 3 million American couples live apart from one another.
It helps keep the connection alive, something texting can't do for you. Long distance relationships aren't more likely to end during the first 3 months than other relationships.