Long distance relationships are the hardest. But that doesn’t mean it doesn’t work. If anything else, it makes the heart grow fonder, as the phrase goes. Both partners are tested through time but it builds up trust. It will ultimately be worth it in the end when the couple finally sees each other.
To keep the love burning, here are gifts you can give to your partner to remind yourselves of each other. That even though you’re far apart, it will still feel like you’re in a relationship every single day.
What better way to remind you that you’re meeting each other again after a long while than a countdown clock. These devices set up a reminder for you so you won’t forget. It also keeps you excited as you anticipate the date of you and your partner’s eventful meet-up.
Old school can be so romantic especially in a digital world where everything is done because of convenience rather than well thought-out ideas. Write your loved one letters so they can read it and keep it as a memento. It’s cute, and a handwritten letter is always considered as a work filled with love.
If you’re worried about the post messing up your delivery, you can already give it to your partner in bulk. All sealed, of course. Just put the dates when you’d like your partner to read them. If it’s not too much work for you, one short but sweet letter a day would be best. This way, they’ll feel your presence more and more.
Pillowcases or Blankets
There’s nothing more comforting than a hug from the person you love the most. You can still experience such comfort by getting each other matching pillowcases or blankets. You’ll be able to imagine their touch and embrace in such an item. It’s also a memorable addition to your bedroom when the both of you finally move in together and share the matching blankets.
Magnets are usually considered as souvenirs from your travels. It reminds you where you’ve been and brings back memories of what you did.
You can do the same thing with couple magnets. Photograph yourselves and have it made into magnets so you can have a remembrance of the time you two spent together. You’ll be able to see it often since it’s on the refrigerator. It also encourages you two to take more photos together when you do meet up.
Why not make it a “short distance” relationship? From time to time, treat each other by getting them a ticket to see you. It could be your verjaardagscadeau man to you and vice versa. Plan it out and stick to the dates. Traveling always strengthens a relationship. So take a break and see each other once in a while.
Make long distance relationships last with these ideal gifts to each other whether it be birthdays, ordinary days, Christmases or Valentine’s Day. Keep the love aflame and don’t let it end up in ashes.