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

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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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Lasting The Distance Launches Card Game: Long Distance Questions

150 fun & insightful conversation starters helping long distance couples to REALLY get to know each other.

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Lasting The Distance Acquires Modern Love Long Distance

A significant milestone in our mission to enhance Lasting The Distance’s services for long distance relationships.

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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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Nurture an inclusive family environment from anywhere.

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Long Distance Family: 11 Smart Ways to Stay Connected

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

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