Episode 28: Long Distance Relationships

Long Distance Relationships Episode Summary:

In this week’s episode of the Dating Kinda Sucks podcast, Sarah and Adam talk about the difficulties with maintaining long distance relationships. Should you bother trying, or are you doomed from the start? The hosts give you some tools to help you make long distance dating work, even if it’s only on the short term. And as always, we hear some dating stories, some sex stories, and another rant from Adam.

Dating Kinda Sucks Commentary
Episode 28

Host Thoughts on Long Distance Relationships

My long distance relationship wasn’t a terrible one. Although I don’t see myself entering into another long distance relationship in the future, I did a lot about myself and it helped me grow as a person. I don’t think all relationships like this have to end in a terrible fashion. I do believe though, that both people need to be clear about their intentions and work hard at it every day (just like any other relationship). 

The amount of rum I drank notwithstanding, I had a pretty awful experience with my long-distance relationship. I wouldn’t act out like I did back then because I’ve grown as a person and learned how to abandon any hope of control, but when you think you have truly found someone you love and they treat you like that, it’s a low point in your life. I don’t think long distance dating should be attempted. You’re better off just having a fling when you see the person, and having your own separate lives when you live apart. It’s the better way to live.

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