By Mallory McDonald

Distance doesn’t always make the heart grow fonder. For celebrity couple Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom, distance put a slight strain on their relationship. In recent celebrity couple news, revealed that the long drive from Los Angeles to Malibu was once a big hurdle. Perry told the magazine, “My boyfriend lives in Malibu, and getting used to that [drive] was like, ‘Are you kidding me? What kind of life is this?” But when you truly want to make a relationship work you will, and that is exactly what Perry is doing.

Sometimes distance effects even celebrity couples! What are some ways to cope with long distance in your relationship?

Cupid’s Advice:

Relationships are hard work, especially when you are commuting long distances to see each other. Cupid’s here with relationship advice to make the distance seem shorter:

1. Focus on the good: Sometimes when you are in a long distance relationship, it can be hard to think about anything other than the distance. But, there is a reason you are willing to be in a long distance relationship, so try to focus on those things.

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2. Make it exciting: There is always an anticipation and an exciting factor when you haven’t seen a person in a while. Use this to your advantage and really build up the excitement in the days before you see each other. This way, when you see each other, it is special and can be cherished.

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3. Utilize technology: We live in a world with constant communication at our fingertips. Use this as a way to stay connected with your partner when you can’t see each other. Try to Facetime multiple times a week, and shoot each other texts reminding them you are thinking of them.

How do you handle a long distance relationship? Comment below!