Not everyone can avoid the temptation to be controlling, knowing their loved one is so far away. Without the reassurance of physical closeness, it can be easy to be swept away by irrational fears and insecurities. The fact is that people have free will, and you should never try to control another person. You have to trust each other completely for a long-distance relationship to work, or it may spell the end of your relationship.
With mutual trust, you never have to question each others’ motives and the relationship is solid. Learn to be true to the relationship and don’t give in to feelings of insecurity, suspicion, and impulses that can bring the relationship down. If the two of you know you’re true to each other for the long haul, then you’ll be alright. While this may be tougher to come by when you can’t see your partner, working on your communication can help build trust.