You need to have enough sense to know when the jealousy is just silly (and should be ignored) or whenever it is completely justified (and should be addressed). I love slow-dancing with him in the kitchen after dinner and I love curling up together to watch TV. Don’t even get me started on the lack of sexual contact.
All I’m saying, is that when you enter a long distance relationship, you need to realize that you are essentially setting yourself up for a celibate life with no hugging and snuggling.
[For more, check out: The Four Stages of Long Distance- Surviving the Separation] This is where trust comes in. There are certain physical cues that phone and Skype calls just cannot convey.All relationships are hard – but long distance relationships have a whole other dimension to them.You need to learn how to productively argue via Skype without yelling over each other because jealousy, trust issues, insecurities, and not being able to see each other every day will lead to arguments (I mean, more arguments than a normal relationship).I’m going to move across the country just because.” Long distance isn’t a chosen path, it is usually thrust upon you with the choices. And as hard as long distance is, it works just as long as both parties would rather be in a long-distance (albeit a crappy one, with scarce communication and trust issues) than broken up. Long distance relationships require even more trust than a regular relationships.When you see each other several times a day, you is gone.