What Is A Long-Distance Relationship Like? Guys Reveal The Truth About Their Experiences

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I have a lot of respect for people who manage to make long-distance relationships work. Between the money spent on flights, the FaceTime dates, missing out on stuff with your friends to fly across the country, and the abundance of people condescendingly asking you how it's going, it can seem like a nightmare. But if two people really love each other enough to be able overcome those obstacles, well, I'm intrigued and endeared! And in a recent Reddit thread, dudes shared the truth about long-distance relationships, which gives us all some added insight into the highs and lows of that lifestyle.

In the thread, these dudes got really personal and deep about their experiences. Not all of them worked out, and as you continue to read them, you can tell every single one of these relationships was completely different. Check their stories out for yourself:

It was one of his biggest regrets.

/u/wickedblight

Long distance built their trust up.

/u/jp6997

They're still married 26 years later.

/u/arkofjoy

They have communication to thank for their success.

/u/World_Traveling

He's still paying off his credit card bills 10 years later.

/u/nolotusnotes

It wasn't the long distance that ruined their relationship.

/u/StormageddonDLoA42

He eventually started resenting his partner.

/u/Once_a_Fool

They've been married one year now!

/u/Artemissz

They'll be reunited when they're done with their education.

/u/sidp2201

He's relieved it's over.

/u/NX7145

Considering being in a long-distance relationship? If both of you are willing to put in the effort to ensure you love can last the distance, then I'd say it's worth a shot.

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