Since it’s February the 14th and
I miss my boyfriend we’re all feeling the love in the air, let’s talk about my long distance relationship.
Being in a long distance relationship for quite a while now, I have received a lot of questions from people in my surroundings. Particularly, “How the two of you manage?”
Of course being in a long distance relationship have a lot of pros and cons. I’m sure there are a lot of writings about that already. So in this post I will share to you, how do we manage to survive the distance all this time!
The key for me is to appreciate the little things. Like how we have nicknames for each other. The nicknames somehow make us feel closer, give a more personal touch to the relationship.
Then there’s also the constant Facetime-ing. We facetime every day, when I woke up (he’s off work), during my lunch time (he’s going to bed), when he wokes up (I’m resting at home, before I go to bed) and repeat. It does not have to be long, sometimes only a 5 minute call just to tell each other a bit of story of our day. Or even just to say hello. It does not always have to be video call (depending on the internet connection or the situation), an audio call works fine too. When it’s weekend or the holidays, we try to squeeze at least an hour to have a longer conversation and talk about many things.
We also, try to introduce each other to the people in our lives. Even if, let’s say, I haven’t met his bestfriend, but at least we’ve talked on the phone and he knows who I am… vice versa. That way we won’t feel left out.
We try our best to express our love towards each other despite the distance. He does it by giving me surprises. I try, too, but somehow he always caught me off guard! Hehehe. Like what happened last night, during our facetime session…
The boyfriend: I have a confession!
Me: Okay continue…
The boyfriend: I meant to give you a surprise for Valentine’s day but I failed.. *frown*
Me: *blushing* Oh what is it? Tell me tell me!
The boyfriend: So I wanted to send you heart shaped Pizza and from Google I found a Pizza place that can do that.. Pizza Morzano?
Me: Marzano? That’s next to my office! *smiling*
The boyfriend: Exactly! But then when I called them they don’t accept credit cash payment, cash only. I meant to send it for your lunch time today but… I’m sorry..
Really, when he said he has a confession I thought he’s going to say something bad! Hahaha. Now I feel bad because I did not prepare anything for him. Oops. Hehe.
Anyway those kind of little things really help in making the distance feels shorter, don’t it? I’m enjoying our days so much that I did not realise that it’s less than two months until we meet again! Yayyyy 😀
Happy Valentine’s day for all of you! I hope you’re having a wonderful day. It is indeed just like any other day for me but of course it’s no harm to spread some love 🙂