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What about us that do live in the middle of nowhere?
Good question. LDR can and do work. If I didn't know that - I would not be on here. My brother married someone who lived 1000+ miles away. yes, it was expensive - but they skyped and are making it work.
LDR are difficult & I myself rather a relationship nearby.
The only men I have been in contact with are thousands (emphasis on the "s") of miles away.
Perhaps, the distance makes it safer?
I agree with you, Andrew. I am one of those people who believe if you ask for God to send you what you need, He will. We just need to wait for God's time, not ours. In God's good time, I am sure he will send someone for you.
Can a long-distance relationship REALLY work out? We often begin relationships with a dreamy imagination, but in reality, there is a
necessary physical element that completes a relationship... so are people SERIOUS when they say they indicate that location doesn't matter? For example, it seems like transportation costs and travel time are forgotten about; that is, until the travel bill is $600 every time you meet the person. Then you have to plan weekends over a more squeezed schedule due to recovery from travel, etc. This, in turn, lessens the frequency of the
physical time spent together, etc. Sad, given the great pool of lovely, wholesome, and incredibly cute women on this site.
You're asking if it can work out. Yes, I truly think it can! You bring up some very realistic points, and I don't think the wrong relationship can survive long distance, but the right one CAN!
LDR's are spendy but can be really worth it. I know for then a few people in my family who had LDR's and are now in great marriages with budding families. I think it has more to do with knowing what you want, what you are willing to give to get it and a super huge dose of commitment, because face it, one or the other is going to have to move
I do believe, like many others that LDR can and do work, but you have to be into it, you have to make sacrifices and of course you have to have a great organization because it would imply costs that maybe a year before you weren't taking into consideration. I have many friends who found their spouses more than 1000s miles away, it is not easy it is not cheap, but it can work if you are decided to make it work. It will be different to a relationships just blocks away because you will have to manage to get in touch like skype or other apps that tech can provide, but I really believe LDR do work.