20 Inspirational Quotes For Couples In Long-Distance Relationships

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Distance can be difficult for any couple, even those that are absolutely in love with one another. These quotes present the difficulties and the blessings of being in love even when distance creates physical separation.


Love will travel as far as you let it. It has no limits.
—Dee King


The scariest thing about distance is you don’t know whether they’ll miss you or forget about you.
—The Notebook


I exist in two places, here and where you are.
—Margaret Atwood


A thing is mighty big when time and distance cannot shrink it.
—Zora Neale Hurston


Like a wave out on the ocean I will always come right back to you.
—Hunter Hayes


That farewell kiss which resembles greeting, that last glance of love which becomes the sharpest pang of sorrow.
—George Eliot


Can miles truly separate you from friends? If you want to be with someone you love, aren’t you already there?
—Richard Bach


Last night I hugged my pillow and dreamt of you. I wish that someday I’d dream bout my pillow and I’d be hugging you.
—Generose Relano


The reason it hurts so much to separate is because our souls are connected.
—Nicholas Sparks


Distance makes the heart grow fonder.
—Thomas Haynes Bayly


Absence makes the heart grow fonder, but it sure makes the rest of you lonely.
—Charles M. Schulz


Time is the longest distance between two places.
—Tennessee Williams


Absence sharpens love, presence strengthens it.
—Thomas Fuller


Missing someone gets easier every day because even though you get one day further from the last time you saw them, you are one day closer to the next time you will see them.
—Mark Ebert


I don’t cry because we’ve been separated by distance, and for a matter of years. Why? Because for as long as we share the same sky and breathe the same air, we’re still together.
—Donna Lynn Hope


Love is missing someone whenever you’re apart, but somehow feel warm inside because you’re close in heart.
—Kay Knudsen


Being close is the first and last desire of lovers, but being far and loving each other without an inch’s difference is the characteristic of real love.
—Senora Ray


There are no goodbyes for us. Wherever you are, you will always be in my heart.


I believe in the immeasurable power of love; that true love can endure any circumstance and reach across any distance.
—Steve Maraboli


No matter where I am, no matter where I go, your heart is my northern light, I will always find my way home.
—Michael Kilby Thought Catalog Logo Mark

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