8. Never go to bed mad at each other.
It feels amazing.
You’ll find this couple sitting on the same side of the booth in a restaurant, or sharing a pair of ear buds.
On her 18th birthday, I had sex with Teyana in her basement while her grandma was upstairs.
If I wake up at 11:00 pm to eat Cheetos, or ice cream, or a four-course meal, don’t say a word about it. Just grab a spoon and join in.
3. Not Always Being the Designated Spider Killer.
I can wait to meet you, whoever you are. But until then, I’m lonely.
The problem is that we are being conditioned to think that getting married is no longer about searching for the person you want to spend your life with. Instead, it’s about finding the person you want to throw a wedding with.
Your day doesn’t seem complete without checking in with each other.
Long distance relationships are at once entirely isolating and uniquely intimate. They highlight your resilient solitude and paper-thin vulnerability, sometimes multiple times in the same day. They always begin and end with a dial tone, one way or another.