They despised each other in middle school, became friends junior year of high school and, in a twist of romantic irony, turned into a couple over Christmas vacation of their senior year — just weeks before they learned of their very different college destinies. Welp was accepted into her dream college, Suffolk University in Boston; Mr. Initially, they fretted over their divergent paths. “I’m so reliant on being able to just check in with him and do video Skype conversations,” Ms. Skype and similar technology figure large in this trend. “There is nothing really romantic about getting an e-mail or a text,” says Alia Roth, a Connecticut College freshman who has been dating Jake Blum, a University of Pennsylvania junior, since the end of her junior year in high school. “I used to hear a lot more that ‘I don’t want to deal with a long-distance relationship,’ ” says Mike Malmon, a psychologist and counselor at the College of Wooster in Ohio. Now, more confident in their relationship and squeezed by busy schedules, they Skype twice weekly and call a bit more than that.
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Just because you live across the world (in a different country, time zone, or culture) doesn’t mean you can’t still have a close, loving relationship… After two years of Long Distance Relationships – these are the things that work for me. I noticed that if it has been more than 12 hours, I forgot to tell Ryosuke things about my day. Since we get to chat every day, we rarely Skype for more than an hour at a time.