by shatakshi

Being in a long distance relationship isn’t always an easy task. Yes, it is hard and this kind of relationships can suck at times! No denying. But there are pros and cons of everything and they have their perks too.

1. You actually value your time together

You and your partner cannot see each other every other day, so you appreciate whenever you get time and the opportunity to meet them. How does it feel to spend a whole day together after a long time? It means the world! Doesn’t it

2. You travel to new places

Since you and your partner are living at far off places, you get to discover new places in their city and fulfill your desire to travel. It can be pretty much fun to travel around together with your loved one!

3. It helps you become forbearing

Obviously, this is not that easy. With time you get used to it and learn to be patient. Also, being in a long distance relationship if you’re not having patience, couples can get agitated by many things which lead to bane of the relationships.

4.These kind of relationships are a lesson in effective communication

Couples in a long distance relationship tend to have longer and more meaningful conversations, which thus helps in improving the quality of communication.

For instance, sharing small details of your life with your partner builds a strong bond as well as emotional attachment among them. Chatting day and night with your partner shows that they are your ‘priority’ and that plays a vital role in this sort of a relationship.

5.You get ample ‘me time’

You can have off days because your better half is living almost half way across the world. On the other hand you can have your required  ‘me time’ if you’re in a long-distance relationship.

For instance, it’s very easy in a long distance relationship to give some pampering valuable time to himself or herself. You can enjoy your life as an independent person . Moreover, you also get time for hanging out with your friends.

6.It helps in building trust

You genuinely have no other option apart from trusting you partner which eventually becomes a habit. Trust is literally the building brick of any relation, and couples in long distance relationships tend to have more faith in each other.

7.Distance fuels desire

You’re always excited even after your ‘goodbyes’ to meet your mate for the next time. Following which, you start planning things to do when you meet and the places you would want to visit. It never really gets boring !!

Also, excitement arises every time when you come to meet your partner and brings more expectations among themselves which creates stronger bonding in a relationship.

8.You become independent

You’re not really habitual of putting things on your partner so you learn how to do everything on your own. Whether it’s about handling your mood swings or controlling your emotions; facing difficult situations or making some real decisions- you mostly do it on your own.

9.Making memories

Couples create more beautiful and long lasting memories while in a long distance relationship. They have something to cherish until they meet again. You will never pass up a situation to click a photo with your partner, which turns out to be a beautiful memory for both the persons in the relationship!

The distance also makes the simplest things the sweetest, being able to hold the other person’s hand, hugging each other tightly, having a walk by the ocean, all these small things could mean so much more in a long distance relationship.


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