Hey there! We're Lolo (Canada) & Nate (Australia), a couple that went through everything a long distance relationship has to offer, just like you.

With our experiences and lessons learned, we're setting out to create a resource for anyone dealing with distance in their relationships.

Have a question for us about one of our articles, a product we've mentioned, the 7 day LDR Challenge or just looking for advice? Get in touch below, we're here to help!

Or, if you'd like to learn more about our story, continue scrolling to see our LDR timeline.

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Our LDR Timeline

August 2010

We met on student exchange while
studying at San Diego State. GO AZTECS

October 2010

We officially started dating.

December 2010

Lolo takes Nate to meet her family and
friends in Quebec for the holidays.

January 2011

So it begins. Nate heads back to Australia
while Lolo starts her spring semester at SDSU.

13,183 km / 8,191 mi apart​

June 2011

Lolo moves back to Quebec to finish
her degree.

17,144 km / 10,653 mi apart

August 2011

Nate visits Lolo for a month after more
than half a year of long distance.

December 2011

Lolo visits Nate for her first Christmas
and New Year celebrations in summer.

40+ Celsius - Over 104 Fahrenheit!

June 2012

Lolo moves to Australia after graduating.

The distance is closed after 18 months!

September 2014

We pack our bags & move to Canada!

+ 2 months of backpacking in SE Asia

January 2016

We launch LastingTheDistance.com.

Slowly but surely!

August 2018

We welcomed our baby boy into the world!

9lbs / 4.085Kgs and 21 inches / 53.34cm

April 2019

Nate becomes a Canadian Permanent Resident.


November 2019

We got engaged!

(another 'finally'!)

Sometimes it can feel like too much...


Miles Apart



Plus an unimaginable amount
of Skype calls and texts!


Days of Long Distance

But at the end of the day, we had no doubt that we would be together in the end.

Of course during our LDR there were highs, lows and testing times that we had to navigate together.

Once it came time to close the distance we had been through so much and knew we'd be able to help others that are experiencing similar situations. 

If you're still reading you may be one of those couples facing tough times. We're here to help!