Graduating, relocating to a new city or country — there’ll come a point when we will have to bid goodbye to our beloved friends and no longer be able to just take a short walk or meet up on a weekend to see our them. It may sound like an easy plan to stay connected with them via chat messages or social media, but it’s also easy to feel drifted apart if the contact is only brief and occasional.
Being far apart can have its challenges but it doesn’t mean the friendship has to suffer. By improvising new styles of connection and trying out alternative approaches, there are always ways to beat the distance and strengthen the bond.
Here are six ways to get the conversation flowing and strengthen the connection between you and your long-distance friends.