But that's not to say it's easy—as you settle into your new life at college, it can be challenging to also think about (and meet) the needs of your partner.
Frank and I are just a single example; there are many more if you just look around our site.
Katie, who met her husband Matt when he was living in New York and she was still in college in Miami, was in a long distance relationship for the first eight months after meeting him in-person through family.
Matt and Katie made a point to visit each other at least once a month, often every two to three weeks.
Send each other quick texts—like that you just had the best sandwich ever, or totally wiped out on the subway—and bring up the kind of mundane details you'd fill each other in on at the end of the day if you lived together." title="" src="data:image/gif;base64, R0l GODlh AQABAIAAAAAAAP///y H5BAEAAAAALAAAAAABAAEAAAIBRAA7" data-src="https://hips.hearstapps.com/cos.h-cdn.co/assets/cm/14/25/539fdff96fa37_-_cos-02-beautiful-woman-texting-outside-de.jpg?
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