Alice Broadbent Leão
My name is Alice, 24 British girl married to my Brazilian husband, Pedro (25). I write to share my experiences of a long distance relationship and general love and relationship tips.
Date Ideas for Long Distance Relationship Couples
Valentine's Day has passed and now you are heading towards other milestones such as birthdays, anniversaries and other special days that you wish you could be spending with your other half. It is hard to keep things exciting in a long-distance relationship - believe me! So, how do you mix things up when you can't actually go on a physical date together? Well, thanks to today’s technology you can get creative with romance and keep that spark alive no matter where you are in the world.
Boundaries and Expectations in a Long-Distance Relationship
Whether your relationship has always been a long-distance relationship or if you are about to go through your first period of distance, it is important to establish the expectations and boundaries of the relationship from the very beginning.
5 Tips on How to Learn Your Partner's Native Language
At the age of 24, I never thought I would learn another language. I took German throughout high school, and regrettably, I never gave it 100 percent, which left me with just the basics. But now, I have the greatest motivation of all. My husband is Brazilian, and speaks (Brazilian) Portuguese. Only a few of his family members know English, so it is vital that I learn as much as I can to be able to communicate with them effectively. Also, in the future, when my husband teaches our children Portuguese, I want to be involved in their learning process of both English and Portuguese.
Staying Together Post University
The time has come, you are leaving your university bubble and entering the big wide world. Along with the fears of how long it will take before you get your first big time job or moving back in with mom and dad, you also now must consider where your relationship is heading.
In Your 20s and Have Not Found Your Dream Job?
In your 20s and have not found your dream job? Firstly, you are not alone. Keep that in mind. As much as the people around you might be soaring in their careers, you are not the only person in their 20s who still feels as lost as they did at 16 years old.
5 Rules to Stick By to Make Your Long-Distance Relationship Work
1) Staying busy Whether you have been in a long-distance relationship from the beginning, or whether you are about to enter a distance relationship, you need to focus your mind on things other than him or her. It will send you and them crazy if you don’t let each other breathe.
How to Make Your Long Distance Relationship Work
Pedro and I. The problem some people have with the idea of long distance relationships is that it will always be long distance. Couples spend years having online relationships or travelling to and from one another to maintain their LDR. With every long distance relationship, there must come a point where you discuss your long term goals.
8 Serious Problems in a Long Distance Relationship and How to Overcome Them
Every relationship requires hard work, but a long distance relationship suffers problems that you might not have to face in a regular relationship. But, what are these serious problems? Are they fixable? Or should you listen to everyone else, “long distance never works.”
Is Your Relationship Changing You for Better or for Worse?
Sometimes, you might not even realise that you are changing during your relationship. People might have said to you, “you are different now” but still, we don’t see that with our own eyes. But, what type of “different” is okay? Have your friends noticed you are not laughing as much, have you stopped socialising with people you used to see often? Or, on the flip side, have you come out of your shell and feel more confident?