Long dating relationship
And while Chris Rock struck out with Nia Long, he’s been speaking out recently about how he’s not having much luck with the ladies.He divorced his wife, Malaak Compton Rock, and admitted on his stand-up special Tamborine that he cheated on her with three women. She didn’t even register me as a d–k-carrying member of society.
Work at making each other feel special, even without seeing each other.All the things you work on during a normal relationship will need extra effort for in a long distance relationship.” ― Alexandra Starkovich, blogger at My Urban Family“My husband and I did long distance for five and a half years in total, with me working and going to school in Toronto and him in school in Florida.We had a rule to never go more than six weeks without seeing one another in person and we pretty much stuck to that.We were still living apart when we got married and it took one year after we were married for my green card to arrive, at which point I moved to the states in 2013.” ― Allison Bowsher, freelance writer“My wife and I have had to do the long distance thing twice in our relationship.When we first met she lived about an hour away in San Jose and I lived in San Francisco.After we got married I was working in San Francisco and she was in Los Angeles and we only got a few days a month to see each other.We learned that you have to call and text each other during the day and share what’s going on.In other words, don’t wait to do it all in a phone call at the end of the day when you are tired.Make your partner part of your daily life.” ― Matty Staudt, writer and general manager at Urban Knights Radio “It’s really essential that you and your partner have a schedule for when you’ll talk.We’re fortunate that we have so many different modes of contact these days, but texting is not enough to keep a long-distance relationship going.To maintain a strong relationship, you need to talk on the phone, but preferably something like Skype, as often as you can! We had to constantly remind ourselves that the distance was for a short while and as we really wanted to be together, we had to make it work.