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Long distance or close by, military love is wonderful. Here’s how to nurture it.

Phone calls. Video calls. Week, months, or years apart. Long-distance relationships take different forms and are born of different circumstances, but they all have something in common: being apart from the person you love. Here’s how to thrive, because you want to do more than “just make it work.

Enjoy!​

Relationships   Long distance or close by, military love is wonderful. Here’s how to nurture it.

Phone calls. Video calls. Week, months, or years apart. Long-distance relationships take different forms and are born of different circumstances, but they all have something in common: being apart from the person you love. Here’s how to thrive, because you want to do more than “just make it work.

Enjoy!

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These 50 Texts Are Perfect for Military Long Distance Relationships

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How to Be a Great Friend to a Military Spouse (Even If You Don’t “Get” Military Life)

Military life can be isolating. Those who have never experienced military life sometimes don’t “get” it… or they think they do, and get it wrong… …

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99 Fun Questions to Ask Your Partner When You’re in a Long Distance Relationship

“I don’t know what we can talk about anymore.” It’s a fear and concern I hear from folks in long-distance relationships all the time. Distance …

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19 Books to Read Together if You’re in a Long Distance Relationship

Reading is amazing. It’s a way to learn, a way to connect, and a way to escape. In this post, you’ll find resources to support …

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These Are the 6 Worst Pieces of Advice for Long Distance Relationships

Hi! I’m Rachel, Jo’s sister. I’m excited to be writing a guest post for Jo, My Gosh! My partner (a Navy veteran and all-around goofball) …

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