If you’re not retired do you have the kind of job or career that can prosper where your lover resides?I’ve known couples that have moved closer to one another and their incomes have greatly suffered causing even greater stress on their relationships. – It’s vital to get to know someone at the deepest level possible before making a serious commitment.I’m not suggesting that long-distance relationships can’t work.Some people are tenacious, persevering, self-sufficient, exceedingly loyal, and flat out “in love.” These couples have a better chance of surviving.
Distance breeds loneliness, infrequent sex, and a lack of emotional and physical support. Especially in times of stress people reach out to others with whom they can commiserate with, and before you know it…If you’re traveling to a big city, also consider how much the actual date will cost once you get there.A hamburger in New York might be two to three times that of one in Mt. This point also applies to many women who often pay for a night on the town. – Be honest, are you really willing to relocate if need be?A former client of mine who had joined a popular dating site told me that a woman had admonished him for refusing to date her—he lived in New Jersey and she in Texas.She told him that she felt sorry for him because he was small-minded—having created a little world for himself.These individuals wish to connect at a distance; push the connection any closer and lookout. – A long-distance relationship leaves a gap between people.The greater the gap and the longer it exists, the greater the risk that the relationship will eventually fail.Have they really run out of geographically desirable suitors, or are they setting themselves up to break free once their intimacy quota has been reached?I’m empathic to those with specific needs that may have to look far and wide for mates who better fit their lifestyle.I think this is a great article and though it resonates with me and my situation?I also am in the most healthy and vibrant relationship of my life with a woman who lives 2500 miles away.