Relationships are hard work in general, but adding distance to the mix can make things even tougher. Not being able to see your significant other as often as you'd like, having less opportunities for in-person intimate moments, having to budget for extra travel — these are all things that can put extra strain on the relationship.
That said, it doesn't mean your relationship is destined to fail. There are plenty of ways to foster a loving and happy relationship regardless of how many miles are between you. In fact, several people currently in long distance relationships used the Whisper app to anonymously confess the things they do to make their relationships work. Their varied responses show there's no one thing that makes a long distance relationship successful. However, if a couple does really want it to last, they'll find what works best for them.
You can read some of their confessions below: