Long-distance relationships tend to heighten the best and the most challenging aspects of any healthy relationship. You and your partner have to compromise, you have to communicate, you have to stay connected, and you have to care enough to do what it takes to make your relationship shine. But the time you spend together feels magical, and if you're willing to endure obstacles early on to be with the person you love, chances are you'll be able to weather rough patches down the road, too.
In today's world, long distance isn't the roadblock it used to be—there are so many ways to stay connected. If you find yourself in a long-distance relationship, here are some survival tips.