The Long-Distance Relationship Survival Guide

The Long-Distance Relationship Survival Guide

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Skyrocketing phone bills. Layovers and missed flights. Countless hours spent pining, worrying, and wondering, Why do we do this to ourselves? Long-distance love can be one challenge afteranother, but as most committed couples will tell you, the rewards well outweigh the stresses. In this sensitive yet sensible guide, long-distance veterans Chris and Kate provide strategies for making the distance seem shorter and outline eight essential skills for relationship success:

  • Communicating effectively
  • Establishing mutual goals and expectations
  • Dealing with issues of trust, fidelity, and independence
  • Having fun in spite of the distance
  • Managing time, schedules, and stress
  • Keeping the relationship real
  • Balancing sex and emotional intimacy
  • Making the transition to same-city living
Based on interviews with more than 100 couples and packed with knowledgeable tips and honest advice, THE LONG-DISTANCE RELATIONSHIP SURVIVAL GUIDE proves that, with patience and dedication, a loving relationship can not only survive but also thrive across the miles.


From the Trade Paperback edition.

Product Details

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  • Publication Date: 2012-01-04
  • Publisher: Ten Speed Press
  • Product Group: eBooks
  • Manufacturer: Ten Speed Press
  • Binding: Kindle Edition, 208 pages
  • ASIN: B006L7RJ46

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