How can I keep a long distance relationship going?

We weren't long distance until he joined the military. I love him and I know he loves, me but it's complicated. He said he's not going to find someone else, but I'm afraid. How do I keep our relationship going?

Michael Moates
Michael Moates
I work with Anxiety, Depression, Trauma, and Personality/Emotional Regulation

You have brought up a very important issue by inquiring about the best way to maintain a long-distance relationship. Even though sustaining a long-distance relationship comes with its share of obstacles, many long-distance couples are able to survive and keep a strong connection to one another by communicating well, committing to the relationship, and having an open mind.

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