You’ve probably heard about the odds of online relationships lasting, heard that it’s ‘they never work’ or that ‘the odds against them’ or that you’re ‘better off just breaking up now.
Well, to hell with the odds, ‘cause you’re not breaking up now or later and you’re making this work, you’re not going to let a little thing like distance get in the way—you LOVE this person!
…You DO love this person, right?
Before we take a trip across the Bandwidth Tunnel of Love together and discuss the do’s and don’ts of online relationships, it’s quickly worth questioning whether or not you even enter into one, or if you really would be better off breaking up.
On the one hand, online relationships still have a stigma about them, and can be extremely difficult to pull off.
On the other hand, there’s the curious (and wonderful) case of Kaelyn and Lucy—or ‘Luclyn,’ because since the advent of ‘Brangelina’ and ‘The Shamy’ on The Big Bang Theory, all couples of note MUST have a celebrity nickname, so sayeth the Internet—who are YouTube stars, Trans-Atlantic besties and romantic partners, who fill their videos with everything from hilarious US vs. UK antics to inspiring advice for LGBT, online and long-distance lovers, an area in which they lead by example par excellence.
If they can do it, why can’t you?
Well, these mistakes might get in your way—