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An online relationship can be tricky, but it’s not impossible, wrote SheKnows.com. By communicating regularly, being honest and making time to really get to know each other, an online relationship can grow.
Essortment.com added that with most online relationships, people look for ways to keep the romance going. This can be difficult, but it is possible.
The internet is an optimal way to communicate, said Essortment.com. Share pictures, movies, stories, or socialize.
You don't even need to be discussing anything important. Simple communication is often more than enough.
The key is to show genuine interest in their life. This simple act can mean the world to someone.
Another great way to liven things up is to have phone conversations, wrote SixSingles.com. Sometimes, when all you do is type back and forth on the chat, it can become monotonous.
If you speak on the phone, it will change the way you hear the conversation. RossSimmonds.com continued saying that a phone call gives you an opportunity to communicate in real time and hear how they react to different topics.
You can learn a lot about someone by the way they carry themselves in phone conversations. To spice up phone calls, try role playing or have plain old phone sex.
Another popular way to communicate is via webcam. Essortment.com said that your significant other can see your expressions and enjoy the conversation much more.
You can create small movies of yourself, or take pictures of things around you, such as your house, car or your town. Encourage your significant other to do the same. Being able to see each other’s' surroundings can make the distance seem shorter.
SheKnows.com recommended setting aside time each day to talk on the phone, email or video chat with your significant other. Make sure it's a time when you both will not be interrupted. This special time will help you continue to learn more about each other and feel closer.
It’s even possible to date in online relationships. SheKnows.com wrote that even with the distance, it doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy spending time together online.
One fun online date idea is to play online games together.