Making it Work: 5 Books To Read If You’re in a Long-Distance Relationship

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If you’ve ever been, or are currently, in a long-distance relationship, you know that, even though the person is worth the effort, there are many more challenges that you two face as a couple than if you saw each other in person everyday. Below are 5 encouraging books to help ease your missing your special someone, and to remind you that the distance is very much worth it.

1. From Stranger to Lover: Strategies for Building a Great Relationship Long-Distance by Lisa McKay

Though you may not remember the exact moment you fell for your partner, what is most important is how much you continue to show them how much you love them and how much they mean to you. This book is one that speaks about the ups and downs of a long-distance relationship from the moment the couple meets, all the way throughout.


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2. The Real Thing by Ellen McCarthy

They say you know when you know. Whether soulmates or the belief of true love is something you believe in or not, The Real Thing is a great one to pick up because, even if you’re not the hearts and flowers type, it talks about love in a way that is not overly mushy, though realistic, full of flaws, and unconditional love and support, some of the most important factors of a long-lasting relationship.


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3. At the Heart of Your Long-Distance Relationship by Catherine Day

Some people can’t deal with the cons of being in a long-distance romance and that’s completely okay. For those that do, this is a great guide because the author speaks vulnerably about the difficulties you two will face being away from one another and how, if you truly want it to work, your relationship can become stronger and more intimate, even while being miles and miles apart.


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4. How to Make Your Long-Distance Relationship Work and Flourish: A Couple’s Guide to Being Apart and Staying Happy by Tamsen Butler

Another guide that gives practical tips and suggestions to make the relationship you’re in the very best.


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5. Long Distance Relationships: Online Relationships to Military Relationships, Surviving Love from Afar by Sam Lawrence and Ben Jackson

Resourceful as well as authentic in terms of advice, Long Distance Relationships is a book that will help you to gain more trust and loyalty in your long-distance relationship.


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“Long distance relationships do not rely on physical love, long distance relationships are driven by the love that inspires your heart, mind and soul.”
― Anonymous



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