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  • - I am currently in a long distance relationship.

  • - For two and a half years it was long distance.

  • - The first was two years and I am in one now.

  • - We've dated for two years.

  • Then we dated a year long distance.

  • Then we lived together for a year

  • and then we did

  • six months or so long distance

  • before it ended.

  • - We were long distance for a year.

  • What It's Like To Be In A Long Distance Relationship

  • - The hardest part is feeling

  • that nobody else thinks

  • that what you're doing is sustainable.

  • - You don't have to plan your day around it,

  • but you definitely have to make extra effort.

  • - So there'd be a lot of issues

  • as far as communication

  • where I'm not willing to Skype for three hours.

  • - We still call each other - Sometimes.

  • - like every three days, I'd say.

  • - You run out of things to say on the phone.

  • "How was your day?" "It was fine."

  • Like, "Did anything happen?"

  • It's like, "No, not really," like,

  • "It was just like a normal day."

  • And so then there's silence.

  • - What was special about my day

  • and how did it change me

  • and how can I share that with the other person?

  • - Even if you're just sitting in the car

  • driving someplace in silence,

  • you're together and you feel that.

  • And you don't have that

  • when you're in a long distance relationship

  • and you're trying to artificially recreate it

  • but silence over the phone is,

  • I mean, it's nothing, right?

  • Silence in person means something.

  • - You fall in love and it's hard and it's like,

  • will I connect with someone like this again?

  • And is it worth it?

  • - When you really like someone

  • or even love someone,

  • it makes it worth it.

  • - You're constantly asking yourself,

  • "Is it worth it?"

  • And I feel like I learn something new

  • every time I ask myself that question.

  • - I mean, it wasn't worth it, right?

  • Cause we broke up. So.

  • - But, we were never like, - But.

  • - this is ending our relationship.

  • - Yeah.

  • - It was just, this sucks,

  • that this is our relationship right now.

  • - Really when it comes down to it

  • any your relationship ends,

  • when either one person stops caring about the other

  • or both people give up.

  • - I think the key to doing a long distance relationship

  • is having an end in sight.

  • - Like a date, she would move in,

  • - Mmhmm. - we would move in together

  • in July, so, we knew that.

  • - And then we did.

  • - We did. - Woooo.

  • - You really learn about communication

  • and how to stay open with someone.

  • - It made us also, like,

  • not dwell as much on, like, little arguments anymore,

  • unless you forget to bring your girlfriend potatoes

  • (laughing) from the German restaurant.

  • She will drill it home for an hour at you.

  • This happened last night.

  • - Waiting, you know, several days

  • before you can even talk

  • or Skype with the other person.

  • Or waiting months before you can hug them again.

  • It's hard (giggling).

  • - It makes you appreciate loving someone

  • when you can see them everyday.

  • - Aaaww. - Mmhmm.

  • - So sweet. (lips smacking)

  • - [Man] I had some--

  • - [Woman] I texted him twice

  • to ask for these potatoes - No you texted me once.

  • - after work. - about the potatoes.

  • - They're good potatoes.

  • - They're so good.

  • But I wouldn't know

  • because I didn't have them yesterday.

  • - Yep.

- I am currently in a long distance relationship.

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What It’s Like To Be In A Long Distance Relationship

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    ttv0214 posted on 2015/06/20
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