How to Make an Online Relationship Last
Here's how I've managed to start off my relationship long-distance — and why you should go for it, too, if you meet someone you really click with in another part of the world. You Have To Be Vulnerable Giphy Aside from the money and time that traveling for your first, second, or real date requires, there's also an emotional obstacle: You have to admit that you really, really from online dating someone very early on.
When I started my relationship, I had a lot of ideas about what it means to get so invested in a relationship so quickly: that you're desperate, that you're not desirable enough to find someone in your own country, that you're really just in love with the idea of the person, etc. I had to turn off all these thoughts and remind myself that really, I was just exploring a strong connection, and the travel was adding to my life, not taking away from it.
Technology Is Your Friend Giphy Of all the limitations there are on long-distance relationships, the amount of time you can spend talking shouldn't be one of them. Just getting plane tickets, even if they're for months into the future, reassures you both that you're still dating, even if you haven't been on a date in weeks.