Question: Do long-distance relationships last in college?

What percent of long-distance relationships work? A 2018 survey found that 60% of long-distance relationships last. Academic researchers report that 37% of long-distance couples break up within 3 months of becoming geographically close.

How long does the average long-distance relationship last?

Forty percent of all long-distance relationships end in breakups, and on average those relationships last just four and a half months.

Why is long distance worth it?

The great thing about a long-distance relationship is that it can help strengthen the bond that goes beyond the physical between you and your partner, because you have more time to talk to each other about yourselves and about each other. A long-distance relationship fosters communication and trust-building.

How hard is long distance?

LDRs require a huge amount of open, straight-forward communication to properly work, and this can often be difficult to manage over the phone. Heck, its hard to manage in person! It can also be hard to establish boundaries and the right amount of communication if youre doing long distance for the first time.

Why is long distance hard?

LDRs require a huge amount of open, straight-forward communication to properly work, and this can often be difficult to manage over the phone. Heck, its hard to manage in person! It can also be hard to establish boundaries and the right amount of communication if youre doing long distance for the first time.

Can a relationship start long distance?

As the relationship develops, you learn new things about each other. Your long-distance relationship may start because you met a special someone on holidays or maybe youve met online. When you meet a new person, its a clean slate, aside from a ton of baggage each of you carries.

Whats the hardest thing about long distance relationships?

The distance may not make your relationship harder, but it will make it different. Two hard things that couples face in a long-distance relationship is the lack of physical intimacy and distrust. Lack of physical intimacy can lead to cheating, and lack of clear communication can prompt jealousy.

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