In the dark ages before texting and sexting and the ease of constant communication afforded to us by our personal devices, I spent a lot of time on the phone and on Instant Messenger, smoothing over hurt feelings or picking fights.
One of my best friends is in a long-distance relationship with someone who lives in another country.
There is great freedom in the act of letting things go. If you’re dating someone who lives a train ride away, it’s easy to spontaneously hop on a late night train out of the city and surprise your boo.
If there’s international travel involved, it’s a different story.
As people’s lives become busier and as careers take off, your priorities shift.
It seems that all the negatives of an LDR in college are now its major selling points.