Actionable advice for long distance relationships

Helpful tips, resources & guides from people who know exactly what you're going through.

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Lolo & Nate the founders of Lasting The Distance

Hey there! We're Lolo & Nate.

We know exactly what it's like to navigate an LDR, close the distance and move away from friends and family.

Our sole mission at Lasting The Distance is to equip you with the right tools to strengthen your long distance relationships.

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Long Distance Couples

Being separated by distance doesn't have to be a struggle. Let us help you build a strong bond from anywhere.

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Long Distance Friends

It's all too easy for friends to drift apart overtime. We're here to help you say 'BFFs Forever' and truly mean it.

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Long Distance Families

Whether a child has gone off to college or the grandparents live interestate, we have the tools to keep you connected.

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Closing The Distance Date Calculator

Knowing when to close the distance can be a struggle. We created a calculator to help you discover the optimal date to finally be together!

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Long Distance Sex Toys: 21 Orgasmic Options

Longing for intimate moments with your partner while apart? Long distance sex toys are the answer! We review the best options available.

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47 Long Distance Relationship Gifts To Melt Away The Miles

Have a milestone or occasion creeping up? Check out our guide on the best long distance relationship gifts to strengthen your relationship.

Lolo & Nate / September 27, 2021

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Long Distance Date Ideas: 23 Activities To Try Tonight

Video chat sessions a bit stale? Check out our long distance date ideas & activities that you can try out tonight! Includes sensitive content.

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27 Homescreen Worthy Long Distance Relationship Apps

Smartphones are an LDRs best friend. Check out our top long distance relationship apps to help you and your partner feel close from afar.

Lolo & Nate / June 28, 2021

Friends

Learn to become better long distance BFFs.

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Long Distance Friendship: 13 Ways To Stay Connected

Stay close to your friends despite the distance. Find out 13 practical ways to stay connected in long distance friendships & keep your bond strong.

Lolo & Nate / May 24, 2021

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25 Long Distance Friendship Gifts You’ll Both Love

Live miles away & want to show your BFF how much they mean to you? Check out these long distance friendship gifts that scream I miss you!

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Long Distance Lamps: 11 Options We Freaking Love

Long distance friendship lamps (also known as touch lamps) can be an amazing way to stay connected. See the top 11 lamps we love!

Lolo & Nate / July 29, 2021

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13 Fun & Useful Apps For Long Distance Friends

Want to connect with your friends from afar? Check out our list of the best apps for long distance friends to strengthen their connection.

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27 Epic Gifts For A Friend That Is Moving Away

From touch lamps to jewelry, subscriptions to art, let us help you find the right gift to give your friend the perfect send off.

Lolo & Nate / August 5, 2021

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Practical Long Distance Best Friend Care Package Ideas

Make your bff feel extra special. Check out these practical ideas to send the perfect care package to your long distance best friend.

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Families

Nurture an inclusive family environment from anywhere.

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How To Stay Connected As A Long Distance Family

We all know family is super important, especially when apart. Follow our practical tips to stay connected to your long distance family.

Lolo & Nate / June 2, 2021

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15 Long Distance Family Gifts You'll Actually Want To Use

When it comes to long distance family gifts, those socks you wrapped are out the window! Here are the best options we recommend.

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Having An Active Role As Long Distance Grandparents

Find out why long distance grandparents should stay actively involved in their grandchildren's lives & read about the best ways to do it!

Lolo & Nate / August 5, 2021

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11 Long Distance Gifts For Mom That Scream ‘I Love You!’

Want something she'll cherish? Whether it's a special occasion or just because, here are some of the best long distance gifts for your mom.

Lolo & Nate / May 24, 2021

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15 Apps To Connect Grandparents & Grandchildren

Children are disconnected from their elders more than ever. These apps for grandparents and grandchildren will strengthen their relationship!

Lolo & Nate / July 12, 2021

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13 Gifts Long Distance Grandparents Will Absolutely Cherish

Living miles away from family? Here are the coolest gifts for long distance grandparents to help strengthen the bond with their grandkids.

Lolo & Nate / August 5, 2021