She was a freelance magazine journalist and teacher. Now she writes! It can be very scary launching into romance after years of habitual 'coupledom'. Those sweet kisses, that wonderful late night sex, the romantic compliments and the way you felt about each other's bodies that fueled your love for years at the beginning of your relationship might be sadly filed away in the bottom draw of that chest you never go to. The idea of being 'close' in those romantic familiar ways hasn't crossed your mind for ages.
35+ Long Distance Date Ideas to Keep a Long Distance Relationship Flourishing
55 Romantic Date Ideas For Couples
Being in a relationship always poses challenges in figuring out ways to keep the fire alive, the enthusiasm sparked and both parties happy, engaged and excited to be with their partner. Take that normal, everyday work needed for regular relationships and add in distance. It could be a few hours away or a few states in between or maybe an entire expanse of an ocean separating the two of you. The long distance relationship, I believe, takes even more effort, even more patience and even more trust and understanding to make it work out in the long run. Time together is very valuable in this type of relationship. Each one of you still has a life to live outside being in that long distance relationship so finding creative expressions of love and spending quality time, when you can come together, is paramount.
27 Actually Creative Date Ideas To Try This Year
These days, finding creative new date ideas is harder than ever. Whether you're commuting to work or traveling 20 steps from your bed to your makeshift desk and back again, most of us just don't have a lot of creative juices left over when the day is all over. Some of us have probably watched the entirety of our Netflix queues by now and if you're like me, your couch has a you-shaped imprint in it from all of the quality time you're spending together. And if you've got kids learning from home or in-person or some mix of the two that's a whole other level of complication. But if you're really lucky, you've got someone who loves you and wants to hang out with you, even if that often means staring at the same screen for the millionth day in a row.
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