Let us guess.
You have an important occasion coming up and you want to get your partner a long distance relationship card that not only symbolizes how much you care for them, but your LDR in general.
If so, you’ve come to the right place!
But what is a long distance relationship card exactly?
They are greeting cards for different occasions that are LDR themed or have an element that can be tied back to a relationship that is separated by distance.
Why Cards Are Perfect For Long Distance Couples
Cards are a wonderful way of telling someone that you’re thinking about them.
Including a handwritten note not only shows that but is a sincere and romantic gesture because you’ve made the time and effort to create something from the heart.
If an occasion is coming up and you are unable to afford a gift, a card can be an even more heartwarming and sentimental option.
Occasions such as birthdays, Valentine’s Day and Christmas are perfect for sending cards. But you don’t have to stop there, sending a card for no reason has the power change someone’s day instantly.
To help you pick the best card that will have the biggest impact for any occasion, we’ve found a few awesome options that are perfect for long distance couples.
- Greeting Cards
- Birthday Cards
- Valentine’s Day Cards
- Christmas Cards
- Funny Cards
- Message Ideas
- Now It’s Your Turn!
Long Distance Relationship Greeting Cards
State/Country Miss You Card by Copper & Linen
Copper & Linen has created this beautiful card where you are able to have a painted outline of the states or countries that keep you apart.
You are also able to add your own message on the front of the card for something romantic and unique.
One Day, The Plane Ticket Will Be One Way by Aloe View
This card by Aloe View is perfect for LDR couples separated by a flight.
The message of “One day, the plane ticket will be one way.” is a beautiful way of showing you’re ready to do whatever it takes to finally close the distance and be together.
You also have the option to choose between different types of envelopes and card colors.
Long Distance Relationship Birthday Cards
Confetti Birthday Card by Misty Owl Design
While every day can be a struggle when you’re in an LDR, being apart on special occasions, like a birthday, can feel almost painful.
This confetti birthday card by Misty Owl Design helps to make fun of the distance and focus on the importance of the event you’ll be celebrating together, no matter where you are.
With confetti included in this card, it allows the recipient to pretend that you’re there to shower them.
Sending You Hugs & Kisses Birthday Card by Daydream Prints
For something a little more understated, this handmade made card by Daydream Prints is beautifully made and sends a sincere and simple message.
Hugs and kisses are some of the things we miss the most in an LDR so sending them via a card might just be the next best thing.
Something Sexy For Your Birthday Card by Sweet Whispers Studio
This card is sure to make you laugh.
The message is “I wanted to get you something sexy, but the post office man told me to get out of the mailbox.” The inside of the card says “happy birthday” to complete what is a brilliant birthday card.
Long Distance Relationship Valentine’s Day Cards
You’re The Jim To My Pam by Orsum Art
Do you and your partner love The Office? If so, you’ll both get a laugh from this card.
Jim and Pam are couples goals. Continuing to fall in love with each other as time passes, getting through the hard times and becoming stronger because of it.
The message of “You’re the Jim to my Pam” can be swapped depending on who is sender and recipient are.
You can also add a message inside to make it more personal.
Check out our article on Long Distance Themed Mugs, which includes a Pam and Jim couples mug set!
Some Bunny Loves You by Cafe de Yume
Bunny rabbits are notoriously cute, which makes this a sweet and romantic card.
If your partner loves puns as much as we do, the ‘punny’ message (sorry we had to) of “Somebunny loves you!” is going to make them smile.
You can also add a printed message to make it unique to you and your partner.
You > Literally All Other Things by Top Hat & Monacle
For many people in love, their partner is quite simply the most important person in the world.
This card echoes that with a message of “You > literally all other things”, which will help to show just how much you love them.
Long Distance Relationship Christmas Cards
Miss You This Holiday Season by Flipside Design
Will you be separated by states or countries at Christmas?
On these cards, you can put the words “Miss” and “You” over the map of any country or state that you want.
This makes it unique, personal and will show to your partner just how much you care.
All I Want For Christmas Is You by Miss Red Fox
“All I want for Christmas is you” is the message in this card and also the most successful Christmas song of all-time by Mariah Carey.
This simple and beautiful card is perfect for anyone in love and will be separated for the holidays.
Funny Long Distance Relationship Cards
What’s Long, Hard & Feels Good? by Wild Cards Co
Long distance relationships can be tough and having a bit of humor can help ease the pain.
The front of the card asks the question: What’s long, hard and feels good? With the answer being “this relationship”.
It’s a funny and charming card and one which is sure to get a laugh.
You Live Too F#cking Far Away by Sunday Morning Cards
For those with a dry sense of humor, this card will make them chuckle.
With a simply brutal message of “You Live Too F#cking Far Away” this card gets straight to the point!
The inside is blank, allowing you to put in a more personal message.
Wish You Were Here… by Wild Cards Co
For those who love innuendos, we’ve found the perfect card. With the message “Wish you were here… Inside me” this card doesn’t do subtlety but will bring the laughs.
Let’s be honest, there are many times where long distance couples become sexually frustrated, so why not poke fun at it!
So by now you’ve picked the perfect card, but here comes the hard part.
What the hell do you write?!
Below we’ve included a few birthday, Valentine’s day and Christmas messages to get those creative juices flowing!
What To Write In A Birthday Card
- “I’m so grateful you came into the world because you make my world better every day. Happy Birthday, Baby.”
- “Thanks for you being you and being mine.”
- “It’s your day, and I can’t wait to celebrate it with you.”
- “I hope your birthday is the happiest.”
- “Happy Birthday, Beautiful.”
- “Wish you were here for me to spoil today.”
What To Write In A Valentine’s Day Card
- “The past few Valentine’s Days with you have been wonderful. I’m looking forward to many more!”
- “You mean everything to me. Happy Valentine’s Day to my one and only.”
- “True love stories never have endings.”
- “We are all a little weird and life’s a little weird, and when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall in mutual weirdness and call it love.”
- “When I saw you, I was afraid to meet you. When I met you, I was afraid to kiss you. When I kissed you, I was afraid to love you. Now that I love you, I’m afraid to lose you.”
What To Write In A Christmas Card
- “Missing you even more at this joyful time of year.”
- “Really, really wish you were here!”
- “We may not be together in person on Christmas morning, but you’ll be in my mind and in my heart. You always are.”
- “I’ll sure miss being together for Christmas this year. Eat a few extra chunks of fudge for me, OK?”
- “Christmas won’t feel the same without you here, but we wish you a wonderful holiday time with Emma’s family. Miss you already!”
- “Wish we could be together this holiday season, but since we can’t, I’m sending good wishes your way.”
- “Just can’t believe it has been so long since we’ve seen each other. TOO long!”
Now It’s Your Turn!
Whether you want to send something romantic, cute or funny, we’ve definitely covered the best long distance relationship cards available!
Which of these cards caught your eye? Come join us and our community in the LDR Support Group and let us know!