by Melissa Chapman
Whether you’ve just dipped your toe into the long-distance relationship pool, or you’re currently trying to find ways to strengthen and prolong it, keep reading for tips from a real-life couple who is making it work one day at a time.
In the coming weeks we’ll be asking one half of a real-life couple to share his/her experience: What it takes to be in a long distance relationship, how they make it work as a couple and their long-term relationship goals.
This week we talk to Andrea Rosenfeld, an artist who’s been in a long-distance relationship for one and a half years. Rosenfeld and her significant other are both divorced, older (mid to upper 40′s) so they have “been there, done that” and both have children.
How many years have you been involved in a long distance relationship?
We are both in our late 40′s. He and I grew up together (middle school, high school and went to the same temple) but we weren’t friends – just knew of each other. We reconnected on Facebook last January and our first date was in March of that same year.
How often do you get to see each other face to face?We try to see each other once a month for a weekend (Friday afternoon till Sunday afternoon) but it’s