Synopses & Reviews
A Survival Guide for the Geographically Challenged
The phone company might think long distance is the next best thing to being there, but The Long-Distance Relationship Guide knows better: long-distance relationships require hard work, commitment, a sturdy travel bag, a good calling plan, a healthy sense of humor, supportive friends—and lots of ice cream. Here’s everything you need to make sure your relationship can go the distance. Learn how to:
• Spot the serial long-distance dater
• Prepare for “The Visit”
• Discover the joys of phone sex
• Write a juicy love letter
• Negotiate turn-taking visits
Full of helpful quizzes, checklists, and advice from relationship experts and long-distance veterans, The Long-Distance Relationship Guide will help you make the most of your long-distance romance.
There've been plenty of books about relationships but what about the 2.4 million Americans in long-distance relationships? From college students and traveling sales reps to truckers, soldiers, and military spouses, couples everywhere are involved in interstate romances and even commuter marriages. The Long-Distance Relationship Guide presents creative ways to endure the difficult separations and to keep the romance alive. Topics include:
- Making the most of your visits
- Negotiating travel arrangements
- Spotting (and avoiding) serial long-distance daters
- Surviving the long-distance breakup
Chock-full of helpful quizzes, checklists, and advice from relationship experts, The Long-Distance Relationship Guide helps long-distance partners make the most of any far-reaching romance.
Since March 2005, The Long-Distance Relationship Guide has taught thousands of readers how to survive and thrive in their long-distance romances. Now Caroline Tiger has updated her relationship bible with a new epilogue and vital information for far-flung partners everywhere. Drawing on advice from distance-challenged couples the world over, Tiger offers indispensable tips on enduring the separation and keeping the romance alive. Topics include:
Spotting (and avoiding) serial long-distance daters
Negotiating travel arrangements
A hall of fame of romantic long-distance gestures
Complete with fun quizzes, checklists, and expert advice, this new edition of The Long-Distance Relationship Guide helps couples make the most of any far-reaching romance.
About the Author
Caroline Tiger is a freelance writer whose articles have appeared in Self, Men’s Health, Marie Claire, and Philadelphia Magazine. She is the author of How to Behave (Quirk) and How to Behave: Dating and Sex (Quirk) and lives in Philadelphia, where she survived an LDR that spanned two coasts. Visit her online at www.carolinetiger.com.