So your LDR’s Love Language is Physical Touch. Now what?

There are five Love Languages: Words of Affirmation, Quality Time, Physical touch, Acts of Service,…

#Unloveable? Needing Physical Touch in an LDR

Understanding each other’s love languages has helped many couples feel more connected in their relationship.…

Birds: a story of first love, lessons learned and longing

I grew up in the mountains in the south of Portugal in a time where…

Distance Made Us Grow as a Couple

It seems common-sense to think physical distance will make people feel further apart from each…

Bridging a Cultural Distance

Because my now husband is German and I am American, we met at a cultural…


How to Maintain Long Distance BFF ships

For many years during and after college, my BFF (let’s call them Charlie) and I…

green card waiting

Love Pending Government Approval

When your happily-ever-after is a green card away. Here’s the story of Audrey and Kumar, and how their love was waiting Government Approval

Lovers planning life from a distance

Oceans Apart, But Close at Heart

With the space between ourselves and our loved ones growing enormously, the topic of long distance relationships has been on my mind.


The Long & Short of It: Comparing a New and Long-term LDR

When we enter the dating game, long distance relationships aren’t the ideal that most of us envision. Yet, there’s a decent amount of evidence that more of us are in an LDR than ever before. Here’s what we found.

Distance is Everything

How a rare eye disease shaped the way I see the importance of keeping the right distance in life, love and everything in between.