thoughts on... long distance relationships? Online sustenance for it?
I know for a fact they can work. Heck, my best friend recently got engaged and moved together with her long-distance boyfriend of a long time! They just need more effort than “regular” relationships, and simply don’t suit everyone. We’re all blokes of different strokes, after all.
It takes time, effort, patience, and trial and error to make a long-distance relationship work, and ability to meet the other person halfway and do compromises. They’re difficult for many reasons, but not impossible to make successful. Sometimes it takes multiple tries to get the relationship rolling.
Communication is the key, in every relationship, but ESPECIALLY in one where physical contact and affection aren’t readily available at any given point. It’s heart-wrenchingly tough to manage sometimes, but often it’s worth it.