Video: How do you keep communication successful in long distance relationships?

Communication is the cornerstone of long distance relationships. While being apart from your partner can be hard, you can continue to successfully communicate with a few tips from Licensed Clinical Social Worker Kelli Miller. By scheduling time to see each other and evaluating the relationship together on a regular basis, you can stay proactive before any issues arise.

Key Takeaways

  • Schedule specific times on your calendar when you’ll get to see each other.
  • Continuously evaluate how you’re both feeling and what’s working and not working in the relationship.
  • Come together and address what’s not working before any issues develop.

Video Transcript

I suggest putting the time to see each other on the calendar. It’s important to have something to look forward to. Next, you should continuously evaluate how you’re both feeling. You have to consider what’s working well in the relationship, what’s not working, and come together on how to fix it. A lot of times we’re scared to have these conversations because they feel so big and scary, but it’s important to be proactive before issues happen.

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