Long distance relationships are the epitome of bittersweet.
A perpetual pain takes the place of the company that want you were saving; Whoever said “absence makes love grow” was right. They were also very cheesy, but bland dates lead to less eye-rolling when you treasure falling asleep on FaceTime together every night.
The best Valentine’s Day gifts for him
However, LDRs don’t have to be as dramatic as Fake Deep Twitter makes them out to be. There are tons of elements that can make the breakup more bearable, especially if your next trip to see each other is still up in the air. Until teleportation is a reality, fill the void with these clever gifts that can make you feel more connected, keep that spark alive, or simply help your SO feel less alone. (Gifts can’t prevent all inconveniences, but at least they will give your person the assurance that you have them in mind.)
With Valentine’s Day approaching, this is an especially opportune time to let your far away loved ones know that you’re thinking of them with a gift. While some of these gifts are clearly for couples, others are not limited to a long-distance romantic relationship. Living away from family or friends and not seeing them often can be just as difficult. Many of these gifts would make just as sweet a gift for your best friend or family.