Getting to know the right person incrementally over time can forge a strong and powerful union.
Fight the lonely bouts by keeping yourself busy with friends, family and loved ones, and continually nurture your social ties.
Banish jealousy whenever it rears its ugly head because it will eat you alive in a long-distance relationship.
The fears we conjure in our minds are often worse than the reality of the situation.
Tip #4: Manage expectations You may feel a spark when you first meet someone or hang on every word he's typed into a chat window, but nothing can replace the tell-all affects of person-to-person energy.
The connections you feel while communicating from a distance may not feel the same once you spend more time face-to-face.
If you're worried about "cheating" and are caught between the poles of "well, we're not really together together," snap out of it and get talking to your partner.
One of the great (and sometimes frustrating) things about meeting someone special and starting a relationship is that we never know when or how it's going to happen.But, how do you make keep the fire alive when it's physically not possible to be together as often as you'd like?These tips can help you start and maintain a long distance relationship: Tip #1: Fuel the fire Since face-to-face time with your new (or old) interest is limited, the best way to build a burning long distance connection is to continually think of new ways to share common interests.Tip #2: Read between the lines Body language is an important component to any personal relationship.Both what we say and don't say can show through the way we carry our bodies, including our eyes, our movements and gestures.Find hotels together, discuss what tours you'll book and how you'll spend your holiday.