Difference can peak our interests in ways that similar landscapes cannot, helping us to grow and stretch ourselves and our ideas about the world.
Your friendships don’t wither and your interests don’t die.
You can design a new kind of dynamic as you evaluate from a safe distance whether or not the relationship is worth investing in.
Living in a coastal city builds exposure to alternative cultural influences like specialty foods, diverse people, and attitudes to spirituality.
Living in a midwest small town grants access to established customs, traditional lifestyles, and close knit community values.
Or you may have esoteric interests, ones that are going to be rare anywhere you locate.
Pockets of like-minded individuals probably exist in a number of areas not close to you.
A long distance relationship can be valuable for people who have issues with setting and maintaining boundaries, or struggling with losing themselves when it comes to dating.
If you find yourself becoming too absorbed, consider dating outside your comfort zone and your area code.
She is an experiential therapist working from a bio-psycho-social-spiritual and strengths based framework of change.