3 Tips to a Better Long Distance Relationship (How to Survive LDR's)

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  • Vivian Appiah
    Vivian Appiah  2 days back

    Please my guy birthday is coming up how can l surprise him.. Am not with him..

    • Vivian Appiah
      Vivian Appiah  2 days back

      Thanks you very much.. This will help me bcoz am on long distance relationships too

      • Flamez Cosmonaut
        Flamez Cosmonaut  2 weeks back

        As of July 5th, 2019, it was me and my girlfriend’s first anniversary. LDR may seem hard, especially the fact that you might not be able to see that person for a very long time. If you really love that person, having an argument should not last for days, as it’s not really true love. You have to be motivated- don’t let someone or some people say that your ldr is pointless, because it’s your life story, your life. Be Dedicated, enjoy every single moments you have together, do things that’ll make your partner always remember those beautiful moments. And most importantly, love that person. Like, really love that person, so so much. If you follow all of these steps, including Mathew’s steps, you shall have the relationship last as long as you need. I wish you all the greatest luck and God Bless you all.

        • haidz Concepcion
          haidz Concepcion  4 weeks back

          Im crying dude,while listening ur valentines story😥😥

          • Rosie Marie
            Rosie Marie  4 weeks back

            Matt, I am in a very long distance relationship. It has become awesome. When we both recognized the mural attraction and connection...we bloomed. 1) What we do is stay consistent as you mentioned in messaging one another. 2) We talk always each about how much we are excited to see each other soon. He says, " I am counting the seconds."
            3.) We constantly confirm our plans together when we get to see each other. So the goal is by Christmas, so we can have a sesonally romantic Christmas.
            These 3 actions help us continually grow closer.
            I really loved your date night Idea. His birthday is next month. That would be a wonderful date night. But a weekly one sounds even more bonding. I love it❤️❤️ thank you.

            • Cathy Mejia
              Cathy Mejia  1 months back

              You made me cry..😭

              • Anabnul islam
                Anabnul islam  2 months back

                A you guy 😉👊 fantastic

                • Friendship Tree
                  Friendship Tree  2 months back

                  Yep. I definitely spent 2 years (long ago) choosing men who could not be local. It was a way of avoiding rejection.

                  • Joy GloriousSweet
                    Joy GloriousSweet  2 months back

                    I'm inspired.

                    • July M
                      July M  2 months back

                      We play pubg together kkk

                      • Sarah Richie
                        Sarah Richie  2 months back

                        I’m in a long distance relationship and we live 5 hours from each other but I haven’t seen him even once and I’m wondering if I should stay in the relationship idk jc

                        • acer computer
                          acer computer  2 months back

                          Wow, this is priceless information coming from you. Thank you so much for this. I'll surely be doing this starting from now cause this is what we are right now, miles and miles apart.

                          Thanks 👌

                          • Jashmine Luke
                            Jashmine Luke  2 months back

                            Wow 😘 but not all guys are desame 😢

                            • Kathy Parker
                              Kathy Parker  3 months back

                              I lost contact with a love 47 years ago. We ran in to each other in 1989 but he was married at the time. Lost touch again until Valentine's Day this year. I found him on Facebook and sent him a message. We have both been married 4 times up to this point and we are now both single. He is living in Arkansas and I in California. Since 2/15/19 we have talked every day either via text or telephone. He wanted to fly me to Arkansas this summer for 2 weeks to see if it could work with us. After 2 months of talking he, all of a sudden, cancelled all of it. He told me he wanted to remain friends but did not want to live with another woman. He said if I lived in Arkansas he would love to be my boyfriend, date, spend weekends together and go on trips. I am in no position to move to Arkansas for a "date". I have been in love with this man for 47 years. He still sends me texts and calls me occasionally. I am 71 years old and he is 72 years old. I am devastated at the thought of losing him again. A lot was said in the last 2 months and now nothing of importance. Any suggestions.

                              • Liz Nel
                                Liz Nel  3 months back

                                A reminder that most definitely I have been settling for crumbs! 🤦🏻‍♀️ 😂

                                • Jhana Harris
                                  Jhana Harris  3 months back

                                  First 55 seconds are golden.

                                  • Zhel Ezee
                                    Zhel Ezee  4 months back

                                    i love you Matt! :)

                                    • Nabaliika Zaamu
                                      Nabaliika Zaamu  4 months back

                                      thx so much

                                      • Tunny Wisner
                                        Tunny Wisner  4 months back

                                        I'm trying to build a long distance relationship but i'm facing a problems till now music friend is going away from me, i need your help

                                        • Patricia Young
                                          Patricia Young  5 months back

                                          great tips. Thank you !

                                          • trudy hudgens
                                            trudy hudgens  5 months back

                                            Thnx xo much

                                            • laurie329808
                                              laurie329808  5 months back

                                              While I was in an LDR with my last boyfriend, it was because initially (while he lived in Hawaii at the time, as I do, we lived on different islands)...he eventually moved to Texas, but I could afford to move (at that time) & go with him.

                                              He (my ex) eventually broke the relationship off, which (strange as it sounds) didn't bug me in the least (that he broke it off).

                                              The only thing that DID bug me was the WAY he broke it off. He chose to be a coward and had a mutual friend of ours give me the message, and I was told that it's because he's scared of me. 🤣😂

                                              But it's all good, cause while we were together for 9 years (he broke it off in February 2017 just before Valentine's Day).

                                              I had already met a guy (via Facebook) who would eventually end up being my current boyfriend (& soon to be fiancé).

                                              My current boyfriend & I are also in an LDR, but the difference this time (other than the fact that I still live in Hawaii, & he's in Pennsylvania) is the fact that he's not only older than me (my now Texas ex was younger than me), but he's also WAY more mature. My (Texas) ex couldn't handle the distance (while I could).

                                              That being said, my current boyfriend & I met originally via a Facebook Hydrocephalus group (as we both have the condition, along with us both having Epilepsy, & a bunch of other medical conditions).

                                              I probably won't be able to move out there to Pennsylvania (I'd be moving in with him & his mom) until after we get married, & we'll stay put (at my mother in law's house) until we have enough saved up to move out on our own (after we find a place).

                                              Right now, it's only him & his mom at home, as his 3 sisters have all married & moved out, and my (future) father in law passed away in June 2015.

                                              My man & I have known each other since late 2014, & became Facebook friends in January 2015. We'll be celebrating our first year (as a couple) on August 7, 2019, and we're both hoping that he'll be here to visit me in early August (& he'll be here for nearly a month), for our anniversary (August 7th), his 40th birthday (August 13th), & my mom's birthday (August 23rd) before he heads back to PA on August 25th or so 😁

                                              • • FBI Agent •
                                                • FBI Agent •  3 months back

                                                I hope your relationship with him stays strong. All the best!

                                            • Jarod Tadgell
                                              Jarod Tadgell  5 months back

                                              This is an amazing video I’m a HUGE romantic and a lot of other LDR videos are just sad this was amazing, great content, awesome anecdotes, solid content

                                              • Nidhi Nagar
                                                Nidhi Nagar  5 months back

                                                How do we deal with a shy guy ( less talkative ) in ldr and know he is into you?

                                                • Sejal Christian
                                                  Sejal Christian  5 months back

                                                  I am in long distance relationship but now problem create from his site. He wrote that don't even single message send until I don't. So I worried about our relationship. At some stage I feel that into our relationship I am the only one present. He don't involve as I involved

                                                  • Anna KimurA
                                                    Anna KimurA  5 months back

                                                    Mathew,I think ldr relationship is not really for me it’s hard, I’ve been with my bf in this kind of situation .Im a little old school in terms of love presence is still important the feelings the touch,It cost money ,it needs time and
                                                    Questionable trust!!! Otsukare!!

                                                    • Lalai Li
                                                      Lalai Li  5 months back

                                                      You are amazing, she is so lucky to have you.

                                                      • Aicha Bah
                                                        Aicha Bah  5 months back

                                                        Thanks a lot I am definitely going to take your advice needed this video because I am in long distance relationship

                                                        • Lee Chung
                                                          Lee Chung  5 months back

                                                          What if the other person is for example, not one for talking (over the phone or much in general) or movies,.... typical things like you've mentioned, but insists they want to hear from you and be with you.

                                                          • servant 2
                                                            servant 2  5 months back

                                                            How did you meet your wife when your LDR?

                                                            • Ken Sturm
                                                              Ken Sturm  5 months back

                                                              Not for about 2-3 years. My son is 17 and she has a old father. I live in the states and she lives in Berlin. We video chat everyday, sometimes for 4-8 hrs. We don't watch movies, the glare is terrible. What about fights we have? Plus my Jeliousy? i'm 53 she's 56. .

                                                              • Nancy Reed
                                                                Nancy Reed  6 months back

                                                                🙏

                                                                • Razz Diamond
                                                                  Razz Diamond  6 months back

                                                                  1. Have a progression plan in the relationship. What is the plan for you and your partner to be together again. Or at least what is the plan for that plan - when will you be able to know enough information to make that progression plan. Know what you're building towards.
                                                                  2. Have a consistent connection - as in, STAY CONNECTED - through video chat, text messages, phone calls... OFTEN

                                                                  3. Delight and surprise each other - do the unexpected. (Get creative) It really helps to know your partner's love language here. If your partner's primary love language is gifts, you can ship surprise gifts to him/her.

                                                                  I did this for y'all since no one else did it for me...lol....

                                                                  • Juliana Ventura
                                                                    Juliana Ventura  6 months back

                                                                    But show up in the Valentine's is difficult if you are 9000 km apart...

                                                                    • Fernanda Gams
                                                                      Fernanda Gams  7 months back

                                                                      Hey Mathew! Loved this video but made me think about something, how can i make him trust that i won't cheat on him? how can i boost his confidence?
                                                                      I'm not a cheater but the distance is making him doubt and I don't know what to do

                                                                      • Ravinna972
                                                                        Ravinna972  7 months back

                                                                        My guy and I watch movies together, but text each other comments during the movie. We also play PS4 games together for hours. And we talk and or text every day, several times a day. We've done this without fail for over 5 months.

                                                                        • Wanda Barr
                                                                          Wanda Barr  7 months back

                                                                          Me and my hubby r in a long distance

                                                                          • Heidi Hotzhausen
                                                                            Heidi Hotzhausen  7 months back

                                                                            If he calls you cheap while he is mad and afterwards says he didn't mean it, that he only said it because you called yourself cheap?...

                                                                            • milanetc
                                                                              milanetc  8 months back

                                                                              Valentines Day story so romantic! :)

                                                                              • Kay Jenner
                                                                                Kay Jenner  8 months back

                                                                                He is Sweden while I'm in Philippines. Having 7hrs difference is very tough. We both working on a job. We're planning on seeing each other after 4 or 5 years. 😪 I'm his first gf and he's my bf too good to be true🤣 but its true. I hope we'll end up the same way with you guys😪. I love him so much

                                                                                • SUJATHA PRAKASH
                                                                                  SUJATHA PRAKASH  8 months back

                                                                                  Hi Mathew I seen your video good but my long distance Love we are both sharing ideas we both nicely talking to each other's but my friend indeed me put me my name in your Facebook and I put her already my Messanger but she is my friend I like her but she is hiding the truth not telling me she lie to me she knows I am with him since 2 and off years relationship everybody knows she want to do bad to me she heard about me and him some people telling her every thing between me and him what's going on their is no security inline these days who is giving her all the information to her?this Facebook & Messanger they insist to come back mystite forcebule 4people enter my site that mean they are prejeduest they won't support me they support their person I am fighting for our white people rights they are only 20%only rest of them I no need to tell I told them this is not Africa this is American please don't do bad to them I gave them advice and others also but my case unjustified my Love middle between me and him my friend they are diverting him what to do I don't know I am so sad now I am understanding something my friend she is lieing to me one time she said I am not talking to him one time they connected me? who connected you?this people I know it but how to protect my Love? Here I am worrying but I leave it God's hand I am God's person but now a days God's people suffering and God people getting hard time.but I like my friend but I don't like she back stab me I use to help her but I don't know what to do before he was day and night afternoon use to talk to me but I seen the slow that mean somebody missdirecting him in this sutivation what to do?I don't want to my heart break

                                                                                  • maria mistretta
                                                                                    maria mistretta  9 months back

                                                                                    The best way to move on. ☺ my ex try to get back together with me. This time I figure it out.

                                                                                    • LIL Laura
                                                                                      LIL Laura  10 months back

                                                                                      I have a long distance relationship and we watch a game together then talk about it after. It's a little bit different we can't do FaceTime so we take pictures and exchange them lol it meaningful to both of us!! Thank you for sharing your experiences that's awesome!!

                                                                                      • dmd A
                                                                                        dmd A  10 months back

                                                                                        That was so sweet mat surprising your GF which is now your wife ,I had a long distant relationship but its too early right now he is in the military, we meet online by accident, can it be possible it will work for us......

                                                                                        • Sharon Agen
                                                                                          Sharon Agen  10 months back

                                                                                          Perfect Valentine’s Day story!

                                                                                          • Miraflor Pagalan
                                                                                            Miraflor Pagalan  10 months back

                                                                                            What was work for me can you advise me something but I got a LDR relationship right now.

                                                                                            • Regina Accornero
                                                                                              Regina Accornero  10 months back

                                                                                              I Just starting a long distance relationship and we talk every day he calls or texts me. I like the date night. Am off to meet him this coming weekends half way 😊

                                                                                              • Mega Quinn
                                                                                                Mega Quinn  10 months back

                                                                                                It took me time to get the girl I wanted. I told her how I expressed last night and I'm so nervous cause I've never been into ldr before. Thanks for the vid >.<