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Tips for a Long-Distance Relationship

2. December 2009 by Christy 0 Comments

Long-distance romances can be a challenge, but with a little patience and understanding there's no reason why you and your Russian sweetheart can't be successful. Here are some tips to help you with your long-distance relationship.



Communication is the key to any romantic relationship, but this is especially true for long-distance love affairs. It is important that you share your feelings (good or bad) with the Russian lady of your dreams.  Let her you know you miss her and that you’re thinking about her. Share the daily happenings of your life and encourage her to do the same. This will help the two of you feel connected to one another. 


Connect with modern technology

Unlike long-distance lovers in the past who had to wait days, weeks, or even months to receive a letter from their significant other, today’s couples can easily connect with modern technology. Take advantage of technologically-advanced features like email, instant messaging, and live video chat (features all offered by If possible, arrange to meet online for regular chat sessions (the more frequently the better). These appointments will give the two of you something to look forward to and will make the distance between you seem less daunting.   


Send her letters or gifts

While modern technology is great, your Russian lady is sure to appreciate an old-fashioned package from time to time. Sending small gifts, heartfelt letters, photos, or other personal mementos through the mail is a great way to surprise and delight your long-distance partner. Your lady will be able to view solid reminders of your love and affection for days or weeks to come and she’ll likely want to return the favor.

Due to the very nature of the site, hundreds of men and women on RussianLoveMatch are currently involved in a long-distance relationship or hope to be in one in the future. As our testimonials page shows, many of these couples have made such relationships work. Perhaps you will be part of our next success story.