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In closer to 14 million people considered themselves to be in a long-distance relationship. The average amount of distance in a long-distance relationship is miles. Couples in a long-distance relationship call each other every 2. On average couples in a long-distance relationships will visit each other 1. Also couples in long-distance relationships expect to live together around 14 months into the relationship.
However, with the advent of the Internet, long-distance relationships have exploded in popularity as they become less challenging to sustain with the use of modern technology. The increase in long-distance relationships is matched by an increasing number of technologies designed specifically to support intimate couples living apart. In particular there have been a host of devices which have attempted to mimic co-located behaviours at a distance including hand-holding,  leaving love notes,  hugging  and even kissing.
Couples who have routine, strategic relational maintenance behaviors, and take advantage of social media can help maintain a long-distance relationship.
There are many ways in which they can make their partner happy and strengthen the overall relationship . The ways in which individuals behave have a major effect on the satisfaction and the durability of the relationship.
Researchers have found systems of maintenance behaviors between intimate partners. Maintenance behaviors can be separated into seven categories: Dindia and Emmers-Sommer identified three categories of maintaining behaviors that are used by partners to deal with separation. These are known as the relationship continuity constructional units RCCUs. Maintenance behaviors as well as the RCCUs are correlated with an increase in relationship satisfaction, as well as, commitment Pistole et al.
Research[ edit ] In a study of jealousy experience, expression, in LDR's, individuals who were in LDR's indicated how much face-to-face contact they had during a typical week. She saw to all the funeral arrangements. She was the overseer of the wake. After the funeral she retired to her room. She had to be called for the family meals.
She receded into silence. After a month, she died. The second story, has to do with the old couple across our house. I don't remember their names. They were a very quiet, self-contained husband-and-wife. They married late, it seems. Their only child was a loquacious tall male who since childhood manifested strong signs of effeminateness. The son was away for high school.
And then a terribly extended medical schooling. They didn't seem to mind. The old man hardly went out of the house. The old woman we hardly saw.
All that I remember of them is her standing around as he watered the many plants their son loved. Their yard was a veritable garden. Every few days a young boy would sweep the yard. The old couple would be seated in their veranda. I have no recollection of their voices. But they did talk with each other. I could see them from our own second-floor veranda. One day the old man fell ill. The young boy called my father, who was a medical doctor. My father said it was serious.
After three days he died. The effeminate son came back and made quite a scene in his wailing and flailing about. He returned to his medical school after the funeral. We only got news of the old woman from the young boy who stayed with her. He was the son of one of their tenants. He said that she refused to go out of her room. He served her her meals there.
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After two weeks, she died. These two old couples remind me of a Guy de Maupassant short story. A hunter shot a bird. The other bird, its mate obviously, circled around it. It refused to leave.
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It kept going around the spot where the first bird fell. Gradually it went down, still moving in circles. It was as if it wanted to be shot, too. The hunter aimed at it and killed it. They remind me, too, of an old Indian myth. In the beginning, Man and Woman were one. Somehow they got separated. The Man went to the right. The Woman went to the left.
They had been looking for each other since then. Love or, I suppose, marriage in the myth is the discovery of our other half.
The Man and the Woman become one again. We go through life looking for our other half, that which would complete us. If we don't then we go through another cycle of life, another cycle of searching.
Life is a quest for completion by way of finding the Man or Woman who is our lost other half. In our culture we call this completion of self love.
There's a range starting with wooing, suyuan, an old fine Tagalog word that indicates a man's declaration of his love by overt action, verbal or otherwise.
Usually it's non-verbal -- singing, glancing or stealing glances, services -- and indirect. Ligaw, a more modern term, has directness. Ibig connotes desire, wanting, even an impulse to possess the other. Its highest statement, though, is love of country -- pag-ibig sa tinubuang lupa which carries a hint of self-immolation.
Mahal implies valuation, therefore, the other is prized, valued highly. It's root meaning has to do with the monetary cost of goods as in Mahal ang mga bilihin ngayon Goods are costly now. While manuyo from suyo and manligaw are active, they are traditionally a man's action toward a woman. A one-sided wooing, a pursuit of the woman's heart.
Ibig and mahal are feelings. They express the content of the heart that pursues. The words are focused on what the wooer feels for the wooed. There are three words which have become poetic because, I think, they are old expressions. Irog is fondness or affection for another. When there's a hint of yearning it becomes giliw. When there is reciprocity it becomes sinta. And thus sweethearts or lovers or magkasintahan.
And when one introduces the other the term of reference is kasintahan. If it's friendship it's ka-ibig-an; a friendship which has a latent possibility for desire. Kasintahan is closer to affection. Purely physical desire is of another category altogether: The root word nais implies focused desire; focused on an object or objection, that is.
While that which is desirable is kanais-nais, its opposite, di-kanais-nais, is not only not nice but unpleasant. In contrast to pagnanais the words which refer to love or loving suyo, ligaw, ibig, mahal, irog, giliw, sinta contain a lightness -- fondness, affection, yearning.
There's no obsessiveness, no imprisoning. There's the lightness of flowing air, the grace of morning's tropical sunlight. Perhaps this has to do with man's regard for woman, for it is the man who woos. More probably though, it has to do with the completion of the self with, in, and through one other person the kita relationship in Tagalog as only one aspect of the I -- personhood: The completion of the self in kita cannot possibly deny tayo and kami.
While one desires, one wants, too, to yield. There can be and there is passion, physical, but it dissolves in tenderness, in affection, in fondness. Softness wins out in Pinoy loving: Loving is the dialectic dialogue between desire and affection.
And love brings us to a new realm -- beyond desire, beyond tenderness, beyond body: From Pinoy na Pinoy column, Businessworld 14 February