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25 Long Distance Relationship Memes & GIFs We All Relate To

Lolo & Nate | Updated: January 19, 2023

Being in a Long Distance Relationship is a testing time.

You’ll experience the highest highs and the lowest lows, sometimes even within the same video call with your partner. 

But we all know in the end that it’s f#@king worth it! 

Our relationships are quite different to the norm and rather than shying away from the struggles we face, it’s time to have a chuckle and embrace them with the long distance relationship memes and GIFs we’ve collected. 


long distance relationship memes pinterest image

When your partner travels half way across the world to see you, then jet lag sets in…

long distance relationship memes

​”Hey how about we go and…….”

Watching yourself in the corner on Skype rather than looking at your partner!

looking at yourself on a skype call

Every. time.

After being apart for some time, there are things that may need a bit of attention.

shave all the things
Reddit: u/B-rod08

​Shave all the things!

Separated by distance but still want to be intimate? Check out our post on the top long distance sex toy options for LDR couples.

Your partner is about to arrive and that time of the month decides to join the party.

on your period when boyfriend arrives


The roller coaster of emotions. You’re so happy being in a relationship but also sad when you think about the distance.

​Ralph feels your pain…

Watching the romantic part of a movie and the feels set in…

F@$K Lady and the Tramp! (Nahhhh still love it…)

Being on your own when it feels like all your friends are with their partners…

alone in a long distance relationship

“It’s ok… no truly I’ll be ok.”

When you’re out in public and see a loved up couple strolling by…

jealous seeing couple walk by

*secretly happy for them*

Hormones will make you do just about anything…

Distance sucks. If we could change it, we’d do it in a heartbeat.

How we wish we could sleep…

otters holding hands when sleeping

Otters have it made.

How it feels when you just want to grab your partner but alas… distance


“What sorcery is this!?” 

When your wifi decides to have a fit in the middle of a Skype date…

bad wifi connection and having a fit

Rage face.

When you hear the rumors that the NSA has been collecting Skype data for years…

nsa looking at skype data

We’ll let that sink in for a second.

You really start to hate the rain…

being unhappy when it rains

Hurray indeed…

You’ve got amazing news and you’re just sitting there waiting for your partner to wake up.

waiting for your ldr partner to wake up

Because timezones…

Visiting your partner who lives on campus.

partners small bed at college
Reddit: probablywallaby

I’ll just put my stuff nowhere…

At college? Check out our article Making LDRs in College Work! The 5 Step Action Plan

Starting to realise all you talk to your friends about is your partner…

eyes rolling

“I swear they’re real!”

Your friends think they know how you feel when their partner is away for a couple of days.


But we still support them no matter what!

The feeling that friends and family think what you have with your partner isn’t sustainable.

support from friends

“Good luck with that!”

What a long distance relationship feels like most of the time…

missing your ldr partner when sleeping

The unfortunate reality.

But at least your laptop keeps you warm at night.

laptop keeping you warm in bed
Dami Lee: Tumblr

So many nights it’s not even funny.

Having to take FaceTime screenshots rather than real photos together…

ldr couples photo screenshot
flickr: velcr0

But they’re still cute!

When you find something of your partner’s after they’ve left…

ldr partner left a hair clip behind
Reddit: zamnedix

You know why this would make someone sad.

Constantly asking yourself “Is it worth it?”

you can do it

Of course it is!

Wishing your partner was in a closer time zone.

you sleep when ldr partner wakes up

Fact: 100% of couples in international LDR’s are sleep deprived

Now It’s Your Turn!​

If you’ve reached this point there’s no way in the world you haven’t had a bit of a giggle (or shed a small tear)!

Don’t forget to send this to your partner or even to your friends so they get a better understanding of what we go through.

Have any funny/heart string pulling long distance relationship memes and GIFs you’d like to share? Why not share them with our awesome community in the LDR Support Group.

We just might include them in the next update!

Lolo & Nate author image for bio
Hi, we are Lolo (Canada) & Nate (Australia) a couple that had to go through all that a long distance relationship has to offer, just like you. With our experience and lessons learned we want to help you keep your long distance relationship as strong as ever and ultimately last the distance!
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