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    21 Great Things About Being In A Long Distance Relationship

    Your phone bill goes way up but your razor bill goes way down.

    Long-distance relationships aren't ideal. They are hard. Like, really hard. But there are some aspects that aren't that bad...

    1. You don't have to share the covers.

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    2. You don't have to be presentable every second.

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    Just wash your hair in time for Skype.

    3. You have more time for friends.

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    Girls night out, anyone?

    4. You have a valid reason to avoid awkward hangouts with each other's parents.

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    5. You get a serious thrill out of two-player games.

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    "Play me back on Trivia Crack, babe!"

    6. You get to be independent of one another.

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    AKA, you don't have to share the popcorn when watching Netflix.

    7. You both get plenty of "me time."

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    8. The fights you have aren't even real.

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    "I miss you." "I miss you more." "NO, I FUCKING MISS YOU MORE."

    9. It brings out your inner romantic.

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    "I wrote you 365 letters. I wrote you every day for a year!"

    10. You become a professional planner.

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    11. You will get much better at communicating.

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    Texting (sexting), email, g-chat, snapchat, snail mail, actual phone conversations...you are professionals.

    12. You prioritize each other more.

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    Different work schedules? Different time zones? You figure out how to make it work no matter what.

    13. You have a great reason to travel.

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    14. You know the relationship is more than physical.

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    15. When it comes to planning for the future, you don't half-ass anything.

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    You know how committed you are.

    16. You always have something to look forward to.

    17. Reuniting is seriously like stuff from the movies.

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    YOU ACTUALLY SEE STARS.

    18. Distance fuels your desire.

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    "I would love to see your new city, honey...but where's your bedroom?"

    19. You learn the value of trust.

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    20. Science literally proves that long distance couples have more meaningful interactions than those who see each other daily.

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    21. You know that if you can survive all those miles apart, your relationship can survive anything.

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