by Doug and Polly White
During much of our dating and the first eight years of our marriage, we had a long-distance relationship. That is, Doug’s work required that he be away from home several nights each week, while Polly’s work kept her in mostly in Richmond. While the old adage states that, “absence makes the heart grow fonder,” distance can actually put a lot of strain on a relationship. We came out of our “traveling phase” with a strong, loving relationship. Here are a few tips that helped us keep the fires burning across the miles.