Furthermore, keeping sexual intimacy alive is just as vital.
While this may seem implausible from a long distance, there are ways work on having sexual intimacy while couples are separated such as writing erotic letters.
It is tempting to try to avoid discussing problems in the relationship when long distance couples are together for a short amount of time.
While some couples on average think a separation may only last about 14 months, many may end after less than five if the couple feels it will not work.Online dating has made many more willing to give a long distance union a chance.Virtual relationships do indeed let people forge real connections even if they live on opposite ends of the country.This allows one to do laundry or daily treadmill runs or other chores while talking to their partner simultaneously (this is called “parallel communication” in the research world).This can change the whole feel of a telephone call and produce much greater intimacy in the long run.This could be in part because couples in long distance relationships are more likely to worry about their partners cheating than those in close proximity relationships.However, there is no evidence to suggest that those in long distance relationships are more likely to cheat than others.One can look at long distance relationship statistics to find out many different facts on long distance relationships. One of the first things to consider is how many people in the country are actually in a long distance relationship.Many people cringe at the thought of carrying on a long distance relationship. Statistics showed that about 14 to 15 million people in the United States considered themselves in a long distance relationship (in 2005).For instance, the overwhelming majority of long distance relationships, more than two-thirds end when the couple does not plan for changes in the relationship.A couple that has been together but finds itself apart at some point will need to make some adjustments in order to make the relationship work.