If you found this site because you have been questioning whether or not a long distance relationship can work and are looking for an answer, the answer is yes: LDRs can and do work.
Frank and I are just a single example; there are many more if you just look around our site.
But while we don’t pine for relationships full of teary airport goodbyes and scheduled Skype dates, it has become the new reality for an increasing number of couples.
We met in August, got engaged in October, and started planning a March wedding. Looking back, we admit that was crazy quick, but in the moment it felt right.
We were excited to have found each other, knew we wanted to get married and were excited to be together and married.
Once we realized we were moving too quickly, we pushed back our wedding.
It was a tough decision, but we both are convinced it’s just what we needed.
Read more » Steve and Darrell After 2 1/2 months, Darrell called me up on my birthday in July 2009 to tell me that he'd fallen in love with me.
A few weeks later I flew out from Michigan to Washington and the rest is history.
We filled our visits with walks on the beach, scenic hikes, parties and great meals.
The problem with constant vacation mode is that it doesn’t give us a chance to see each other in our everyday lives.
We are much more prepared for marriage as a couple now than we would have been a year ago. Just know that the longer you’ve waited for marriage, the more tempting it will be to move quickly.
There is value in seeking the wisdom of others in determining the right timing.
Go grocery shopping and cook a meal at home rather than going out to eat.