The famous poetic quote “absence makes the heart grow fonder” will definitely resonate with you, if you’re a guy in a loving, long distance gay relationship.
Working on your relationship, when absence and miles are keeping you apart, requires dedication, and a commitment to staying connected. Focusing on communication, and sharing experiences, will help you maintain a strong relationship until you can be together again.
Establish A Mutual Relationship Goal
Regardless of whether you and your partner have your own home, are living together, or are separated by distance, it’s essential that you establish a mutual goal in your relationship. When you’re Face Timing each other or talking on the phone, it’s important to have a serious conversation about what you both want and need from the romantic connection.
Be honest about how you feel, and whether you think a long-distance relationship is even right for you. Keeping each other in the loop about feelings will help you maintain the strong bond.
Enjoy Some Shared Experiences Apart
Even though you’re not able to physically spend time together in the one room, it doesn’t mean that you can’t enjoy some experiences that are shared.
If you’ve been together a while you may already know your partner’s favourite movies and tunes, and you can feel connected whenever you watch or listen to them. You can also plan an entertainment night so that you can watch/listen together across different time zones.
If you don’t know each other’s likes and dislikes, have fun talking about them on a Zoom date night. Committing to making a weekly effort to visually connect will help you both feel like you’re still part of each other’s worlds.
Know Each Other’s Schedules
To maintain the feeling that your partner is around you on a daily basis, get to know his day-to-day schedule. How does he start his day? What does he do during 9-5? When does he take time off? Having the details lets you know the best windows of opportunity when he’s free and available to connect with you for a chat or phone sex.
Thanks to technology, there are multiple ways in which you and your partner can communicate and work together to stay connected in a long-distance gay relationship. Use your favourite method when getting intimate with your man. Have face-to-face contact, via the internet, and connect sexually by playing daring erotic games with sex toys. You can also plan mutual kinky surprises by shopping online for gay sex toys to mail to each other.