Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Long Distance Relationships: Three Questions to Ask

Today's prompt for #LoveBlog couldn't be more perfect for us. The prompt is "long distance," which is something we have a lot of experience with. As a military family, we have a lot of distance between us and our family and friends. In addition to this distance, we also did a year of long distance dating before getting married. Deciding to give long distance dating a try was not an easy decision for us but it's one that I'm glad we made. Today, I thought I'd share three questions that you should ask yourself before entering into a long distance relationship.

Below are three of the questions I asked myself before deciding to pursue the long distance phase of our relationship. We had to make this decision after 8 months of dating when the husband was reassigned to a ship in California (as far from SC as he could go without leaving the country!). We had been dating long enough to see potential in our relationship but not long enough to know if we could survive the distance.

Will you regret not giving it a go?
This was the most important question that I asked myself. I don't believe in regretting decisions and I often use that as a basis for the decisions I make. For this question, I looked to the future. Could I see myself asking "what would have been" if we didn't try it out? I found the answer to be yes which gave me an indication that we should pursue long distance dating.

What obstacles lie ahead?
This next question was important because it meant I wasn't living with my head in the clouds. I recommend looking at the obstacles you might face before making your decision. Long distance isn't easy and comes with many challenges. While you can't predict them all, you can at least recognize the challenges that lie ahead.

Are you willing to put in the time and effort needed?
This one is a big one. Every relationship takes time and effort to make it successful. Long distance relationships take just a little bit more because you're working with more obstacles. If you're not willing to adjust to a different style of dating, then long distance might not work out for you.

Long distance dating isn't easy but it can be done and it can be successful. It's not a fit for everyone though, which is why I recommend taking your time to make the best decision for you and your relationship before diving headfirst into long distance dating.

Have you ever been in a long distance relationship? We'd love to hear your story in the comments below!


  1. I think I asked these exact questions myself multiple times throughout our LDR.

  2. Dan and I started out long-distance, and it honestly happened almost by accident. We had gone on a handful of dates while I was in Ohio, but then I moved to New York. Neither of us wanted to start an LDR. But whaddya know, we skyped and emailed and texted and IMed and talked on the phone... One thing led to another, and suddenly I was in love with this person who wouldn't become my boyfriend for another month.

  3. Hello everyone, if you need to boost your credit score excellently within a short period, hack a cell phone remotely, computer or change your grades (at any level or institution), contact He's efficient, and been really helpful with my credit turn, I can't thank him enough, say kimberly referred you he'll help

  4. This comment has been removed by the author.

  5. Acceptance: Once we experience trust with others, we can be honest about our weaknesses and shortcomings because we're confident that we will be accepted for who we are, without judgment or criticism. marriage

  6. Hello everyone, my name is Kate and I want to recommend a reliable hacker who helped hack my husband's cell phone remotely.

    Which gave me full access to all his texts and, and now he has nothing to hide from me. If you require his service, contact, tell him Kate referred you he'll help.

  7. Stop being scammed by fake hackers. Hire a Ethical Hacking group who are professional and real. You might be curious that what hacking group services can provide? .. If you hire a hacker, you always have worried of losing your money. We won't keep a cent if can't do our job. 100% refund if job is not completed. Hacking Services that you will find here at: are custom to fit your hacking needs... A professional and experienced hacker providing hacking services for a variety of client needs. Specialize in many different Hacking Services some of my most popular hacking services are, Hack INTO ANY BANK WEBSITE Hack into any COMPANY WEBSITE HACK INTO ANY GOVERNMENT AGENCY WEBSITE HACK INTO SECURITY AGENCY WEBSITE AND ERASE CRIMINAL RECORDS Hack into CRAIGSLIST AND REMOVE FLAGGING HACK INTO ANY DATABASE SYSTEM HACK PAYPAL ACCOUNT HACK WORD-PRESS Blogs SERVER CRASHED hack HACK INTO ANY SCHOOL DATABASE AND CHANGE UNIVERSITY GRADES, no matter how secured HACK INTO CREDIT BUREAU DATABASE AND INCREASE YOUR CREDIT SCORE HACK ANY EMAIL OR SOCIAL NETWORK AND KNOW IF YOUR PARTNER IS CHEATING ON YOU HACK INTO YOUR PARTNER'S PHONE PICS, TEXT MESSAGE AND LISTEN TO CALLS TO KNOW IF HE IS CHEATING UNTRACEABLE INTERNET PROTOCOL HAVE YOU OR YOUR CHILD BEEN BULLIED ONLINE BEFORE AND WANT TO GET BACK AT THE PERSON, WE CAN HELP YOU TRACE THE ACTUAL LOCATION OF THE PERSON AND DO WHATEVER YOU REQUEST TO THE PERSONS COMPUTER IS ANYONE BLACKMAILING YOU ONLINE AND YOU WANT US TO GET INTO THEIR COMPUTER AND DESTROY DATA AND EVIDENCES AGAINST YOU? If you need a hacking service that is not listed, feel free to contact me at: or text only - +1 (630) 755-8868. Contact me today about any of my hacking services

  8. Cyberprofessionalhacker is the real hacker out there, please be careful of imposters. they are so many hackers who claim to be what they are not.
    i have been ripped off twice by this so called hackers. please be careful
    if you need an hacker mail (, they work effectively, i can testify to that. mail them today and you will get your work done