15 People Explain How They Make Their Long-Distance Relationships Work

It's been said,

Absence makes the heart grow fonder.

But when it comes to relationships, I believe that's a load of bullsh*t because, let's be real, being apart from the person you love most really sucks.

Keeping the romance alive in a relationship can be pretty difficult when you and your partner are separated by thousands of miles.

So then, what's the key to making a LDR work?

Well, thanks to one secret-spilling app, we may now have the answer.

Recently, Whisper asked a bunch of people in long-distance relationships to reveal what they do to stay close with their significant others.

From phone convos to long-distance date nights -- there are all sorts of things couples do to minimize the miles. But apparently, the real secret to making it work is getting digitally down and dirty with steamy Skype sessions on the reg.

Take a look at the pictures below to see couples reveal all the ways they make their LDRs last.

Christian Grey has nothing on our phone convos.

We always look toward the future.

We have digital date nights.

You just have to look at the positives.

It works because we just really love each other...and have a lot of Skype sex.

He never forgets to send a "good morning" text.

It's all about the love-making music.

Distance doesn't stop us from falling asleep together.

We make it work by being in an open relationship.

It's the little things that make your love last.

I set my sleep schedule around his time zone.

There's no such thing as TMI.

She always keeps me wanting more.

Forget phone sex. Skype sex is where it's at these days.

We keep our love alive with thoughtful surprises.

For more relationship confessions, check out Whisper.