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Long distance relationships can make it difficult to stay in touch. You have to keep the romance alive even though you are far apart. We have traveled a couple of times in our relationship. Sometimes you need to change it up in order to keep it interesting.
Here are some date ideas and activities you can do with your significant other in a long distance relationship.
1) Watch movies or TV shows simultaneously together
If you want to watch a movie online, you have to rent it. You can communicate while watching a movie.
2) Play 20 Questions
Most of your interactions are limited to verbal communication. Make the most of it. To get to know your boyfriend/girlfriend better, come up with 20 meaningful or silly questions.
3) Send your boyfriend/girlfriend flowers
You can call a florist. If you can’t afford them, you can always send a digital bouquet or include a fake flower in your care package.
4) Share an online drive
5) Send your scent
The other person can remember what you smell like.
6) Read a book
Pick out a book that you both enjoy reading. Talk about it when you’re done reading it. It is a private book club.
7) Send “Open When” letters
If the other is feeling sad or lonely, write some encouraging notes. This is a great pick-me-up when you don’t have each other.
8) Skype date
That’s what webcams, tablets, and smartphones are for.
9) Share a journal
Go back and forth. If you want to expand on what the other person wrote, read it. Someday, this journal will make for great memories.
10) Send care packages
It is a great way to show your appreciation for them. The flat rate boxes from the post office are a personal tip.
11) Make a mixtape
There are many ways to do this. You can either send them a video of your songs or download them for them.
12) Play a game
Something like a fun app. It is self-paced so you can plan when you have time, which is important when you are in different time zones.
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13) Share recipes
You can swap recipes. You don’t know what it tastes like. Take the recipes and see what you think about them. It looks like you guys are cooking.
14) Create a digital photo album together
There are a lot of sites where you can click and save photos. Once it is complete, you can order a hardcopy.
15) Get Healthy
A couple is happy. It is possible to motivate and encourage others on their fitness and health goals with the help of apps. Encourage your partner to meet their goal if you choose one.
16) Play on Pinterest
Set up a joint account and use it to create boards. It is possible to see what the other person’s dreams are for you.
17) Get crafty
You decide to make something for one another and give it to them. It could be anything. They made it with their own hands.
18) Watch YouTube & Vimeo together in sync!
You can use Sync-Video to create a chat room in which you can watch videos with others. If you want to use the room, make it private.
19) Listen to the news or music together
You can listen to the same station at the same time.
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20) Be “Naughty”
Just remember, the internet is forever.
21) Learn something
You can take a free online class to improve your skills.
22) GoPro the exciting and outrageous stuff
A friend of mine went parasailing with a camera in her hand. She shared the video with her boyfriend and he liked it.
23) Add Color
They make coloring books. You can color 12 a page or the whole page and send it back and forth.
24) Meet the Family
Introduce your significant other to people you care about. Your significant other should get to know the other people in your life.
25) Send Long Distance Relationship Gifts
I found some cute gifts that will make you happy.
This is a sponsored conversation written by me on my behalf. The opinions are mine.