50 Bittersweet Quotes About Long-Distance Relationships



The scariest thing about distance is you don’t know if they’ll miss you or forget about you.
—Nicholas Sparks


I dropped a tear in the ocean. The day you find it is the day I will stop missing you.


Sometimes I miss you so much, I just want to rip you out of my dreams and hug you!


I hate the stars because I look at the same ones as you do, without you.


If you listen to the wind very carefully, you’ll be able to hear me whisper my love for you.
—Andrew Davidson


Where you used to be, there is a hole in the world, which I find myself constantly walking around in the daytime, and falling in at night. I miss you like hell.
—Edna St. Vincent Millay


This is falling in love in the cruelest way. This is falling for you when you’re worlds away.


The few hours I spend with you are worth the thousand hours I spend without you.


Absence makes the heart grow fonder, but it sure makes the rest of you lonely.
–Charlie Brown


Adventures are great, especially when the person you love is your destination.


Together forever, never apart. Sometimes in distance, but never in heart.


You know you’ve found true love when you catch yourself falling in love with the same person over and over again despite them being miles away from you.


When two hearts are meant for each other, no distance is too far, no time too long and no other love can break them apart.


Some people can be so close to you even if physically far, they walk with you and stay near in every moment of your life.
—Senora Roy


No matter how many years pass, how much distance exists between us, wherever we are in the world—even if the universe itself tries to keep us separated—I will always find my way to you.


Long distance relationships are hard, but they’re also incredible. If you can love, trust, respect, and support each other from a distance then you’ll be unstoppable once you’re physically together.


I can’t text you roses, or fax you my heart. I’d email you kisses, but we’d still be apart. I love you to pieces, and just wish you’d see that I care for you so much because you mean the world to me.
—Mahmoud El Hallab


Blow, oh wind to where my loved one is. Touch him and come touch me soon. I’ll feel his gentle touch through you and meet his beauty in the moon. These things are much for the one who loves. One can live by them alone: that he and I breathe the same air and that the earth we tread is one.


Distance is not for the fearful, it is for the bold. It’s for those who are willing to spend a lot of time alone in exchange for a little time with the one they love. It’s for those knowing a good thing when they see it, even if they don’t see it nearly enough…


When I don’t see you, I don’t miss you, I just place my hand over my heart and its there I will find you, because even though you are out of my sight, you will never be out of my heart.
—Rashida Rowe


The Pain of parting is nothing to the joy of meeting again.
—Charles Dickens


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


Distance never separates two hearts that really care, for our memories span the miles and in seconds we are there. But whenever I start feeling sad, because I miss you, I remind myself how lucky I am to have someone so special to miss.


The longer the wait, the sweeter the kiss.


It feels good to think about you when I’m warm in bed. I feel as if you’re curled up there beside me, fast asleep. And I think how great it would be if it were true.
—Haruki Murakami


On silent nights when friends are few, I close my eyes and think of you. A Silent night, a silent tear a silent wish that you were here.


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


Absence is to love what wind is to fire; it extinguishes the small, it inflames the great.
—Roger de Bussy-Rabutin


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


But I must admit, I miss you quite terribly. The world is too quiet without you nearby.
—Lemony Snicket


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


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


I think we dream so we don’t have to be apart for so long. If we’re in each other’s dreams, we can be together all the time.
—A.A. Milne


You’re my Nemo. If you get lost in the great big ocean, I will find you.


I gaze up at the sun, and I’m comforted because I know that the same sun’s light is lighting your face.


I found that I missed him the more he was absent from my life, and the more I missed him, the more I loved him.
—Donna Lynn Hope


The simple lack of her is more to me than others’ presence.
—Edward Thomas


Your absence has not taught me how to be alone, it merely has shown that when together we cast a single shadow on the wall.
—Doug Fetherling


Absence sharpens love, presence strengthens it.
—Thomas Fuller


Waiting does not bother me, nor does the distance that is cropping up between us. All I want is a true commitment and to know that your heat will never change.
—Ting Stores


The distance maybe far and wide but my heart can cover them all. The space between us is so much more but you should know that I love you so!
—Linda Roy


I can bear the distance but cannot imagine a life without you. For you I will go through the distance and the heartaches. You are my one and only.
—Montana Lee


True love doesn’t mean being inseparable; it means being separated and nothing changes.


I don’t miss you and you alone—I miss you and me together.


And ever has it been known that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.
—Khalil Gibran


If there’s a heaven out there somewhere, it’s a place where we never have to say goodbye.


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


Missing someone gets easier everyday because even though you are one day further from the last time you saw them, you are one day closer to the next time you will.


Absence diminishes small loves and increases great ones, as the wind blows out the candle and blows up the bonfire.
—Francois de la Rouchefoucauld


Distance means so little when someone means so much.

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