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The 10 Worst Things About Being in a Long Distance Relationship


Anyone in a long distance relationship will readily fight to argue how great they are. No one wants to prove people right and say that, actually, it can be pretty tough. Long distance couples will say ‘thank God for Skype’ rather than ‘last night I cried for three hours because I missed him so much’, just to prevent people from saying that it will never work.

Because, believe me, that’s what people think. There’s an assumption that long distance relationships will always end in unhappiness and unfaithfulness, despite the fact that, according to studies, 60% of people in long distance relationships do end up together. So, I am reluctant to admit that it isn’t all sunshine and rainbows in an LDR, even though we all know that it isn’t. No matter how much I love my relationship, there are 10 things that really really suck about being long distance…

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Born, raised, and living in London, Ellen balances a life filled with reading an excessive number of books, attempting to do Pilates, and writing for Cosmopolitan UK alongside CollegeCandy. Contact me: @twitter