This Article will help strengthen your relationship from today. I have outline some few important tips that will be of guide to your relationship. The first tip to begin with is the Use of social media platforms to stay connected. The next is to Have a meaningful conversation, also Be vulnerable, It connects The two of you to Have some fun. Make a book for your partner, and lastly Plan a future trip. The above tips will be explained further in the the article.
Are you having difficulty in making a long-distance relationship work or are you looking for ways to improve a long-distance relationship?
Whether you’ve been dating long-distance for months or married for years, here are some creative things to do in a long-distance relationship, things to make long-distance relationships easier, and things to ensure that absence makes your heart grow fonder.
1. Use social media platforms to stay connected
Surprisingly, just making Virtual eye contact through social media can trigger Oxytocin , the feel-good, and bonding hormone that helps couples keep up a long-distance relationship and feel close.
According to Paul Zak , a professor at Claremont Graduate University in California, video conferencing is about 80% effective in producing Oxytocin.
And, Professor Shelley Taylor of UCLA states, “The anticipated social contact like a FaceTime call, may result in bursts of the hormone.” Video platforms are more powerful than we know.
2. Have a meaningful conversation
While it’s important to catch up on the latest current and family events, don’t forget to let your partner know how you feel about him/her/them.
Tell your partner what you miss most about them, like how it feels to sleep without them or eat breakfast alone. Perhaps you can also share the loneliness, isolation, or fatigue you are experiencing.
3. Be vulnerable. It connects Both of you.
Having worked with many couples over my thirty years in practice,
Speaking from the heart about our fears, our shame, our love , or joy connects us
Assuming you are with a partner that you feel safe with, sharing your deepest feelings with them helps them empathize and understand you better. And, frequently, when you start to share, your partner may begin to open up too.
4. Have some fun
Playing games online isn’t just an activity that connects you; it can help relieve stress in a long-distance relationship.
Playing games like: Words With Friends, You Don’t Know Jack, Uno, Cards Against Humanity, and Skribbl are bonding even though you are apart.
Just anticipating your partner’s next move, will help you feel closer. You can even eat dinner together virtually while you are playing.
5. Make a book for your partner
There’s nothing like receiving a book about yourself from your partner through FaceTime or Zoom.
Paste magazine pictures or words on each card. When you’re finished, hold each page up to the camera. Your partner will be touched and may even decide to write one for you.
6. Plan a future trip
Decide where your next vacation will be. Both of you can do research and compare notes. If you don’t have the funds right now, plan an imaginary vacation in an exotic land depicting the birds and flowers endemic to that place.
Being creative together joins you, and seeing beautiful images relieves stress . Planning a lovely trip in a long-distance relationship gives you both something to dream about together.