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Our favourite Books about Long Distance relationships

Books have a magical way of bringing people together, even when they're physically apart. For long distance couples, reading books can provide a sense of connection, shared experience, and can even serve as a tool for communication. In this blog, we'll explore some of the best fiction books about long distance relationships and share our personal experiences with how they have impacted our own relationship. So, grab your favorite book and join us on this literary journey of love and distance.

  1. "One Day" by David Nicholls - This novel tells the story of Emma and Dexter, who meet on the day of their graduation and continue to meet on the same day each year for the next two decades. The book explores their friendship and romantic relationship as they navigate their lives and careers. Score: 4/5. I enjoyed reading this book because it portrayed the reality of long distance relationships and how they evolve over time. It made me appreciate the small moments and the power of consistency in a relationship.

  2. "The Time Traveler's Wife" by Audrey Niffenegger - This novel tells the story of Henry and Clare, whose love transcends time and space as Henry involuntarily time travels. The book explores the challenges of maintaining a relationship with unpredictable circumstances. Score: 4/5. I loved this book because it portrays the lengths that people are willing to go for love, and it highlights the importance of communication and understanding in any relationship.

  3. "Love in the Time of Cholera" by Gabriel Garcia Marquez - This novel tells the story of Florentino and Fermina, who fall in love in their youth but are separated by distance and circumstance. The book follows Florentino's persistence and determination to win back Fermina's love over several decades. Score: 3/5. While I appreciated the depiction of enduring love, the portrayal of Florentino's stalking behavior was problematic. Nonetheless, it highlights the power of love and the lengths that some people will go to be with the ones they love.

  4. "Me Before You" by Jojo Moyes - This novel tells the story of Louisa and Will, who fall in love despite their differences and Will's disability. The book explores the complexities of long distance relationships and the sacrifices that individuals make for love. Score: 4/5. I enjoyed this book because it showed how love can transform people's lives and how distance can make the heart grow fonder. It also highlights the importance of communication and compromise in any relationship.

  5. "Every Day" by David Levithan - This novel tells the story of A, who wakes up each day in a different body and falls in love with a girl named Rhiannon. The book explores the challenges of maintaining a relationship with an unpredictable circumstance. Score: 3/5. While the concept of the book was interesting, the execution was lacking. Nonetheless, it highlights the importance of living in the present and appreciating the moments we have with the people we love.



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We are E & J, a couple who has been in a long-distance relationship for the last three years. Through our own experiences, we want to share tips and advice on how to make long distance work and keep the spark alive.

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