FaceTime fatigue in your long-point dating? Same. The good news: Brainstorming some exciting, long-distance date ideas that are more interesting than a video chat from your couch is easier than you think.
“According to multiple studies, the key to a successful LDR comes down to three factors: structure, clear expectations, and having mutual goals,” says Tara Suwinyattichaiporn, PhD, assistant professor of relational and sexual communication at California State University, Fullerton. “Scheduling remote dates hits all three of these factors. Your online dating life has a structure. You can expect when they’re going to happen. And, you’re mutually looking forward to the same goal, which is having a good time connecting.”
Megan Bearce, LMFT, relationship coach, speaker and author of the book Super Commuter Couples: Staying Together When A Job Keeps You Apart, echoes this sentiment, adding that it’s important to recognize how your better half prefers to connect and what activities you each enjoy as a window to get to know each other on a deeper level. Bearce recommends considering guiding questions like “do you take turns planning the remote date?” and “do you make it a surprise and drop hints in the days leading up?” when planning your dates from afar. Continue reading 20 Enough time-Length Big date Tips to Secure the Like Real time