But little did I know that wanting to fall asleep on the phone together was never going to happen. Once, after a coastal hike on a particularly cold and windy day, I complained about my ears hurting from the wind. Download the app. But it goes further than chatting. Skype, FaceTime, and even various social media apps are a huge help. Despite the challenges, keeping things fun and light will make it feel less stressful. We make friends with strangers on the internet; it only makes sense that some of them would become more than friends.
Setting some ground rules for what can and cannot happen in absence is also vital.
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But that year an a half was far from easy. Send your favorite recipe, then plan a night of the week to make each other's dishes. If the answer for both of you is yes, then keep your head up. My boyfriend is far away, but he is also always inside of my iPhone, the way Theodore Twombly carries around Samantha in Her. I had my ticket, we knew we would see each other again in two months and we both threw ourselves head-first into busy schedules to pass the time.