) so you can really focus on the conversation, just like you would if you were in the same place.
Don't fall into the trap of dwelling on how much you miss each other and how hard it is to be apart.
If you're upset about something, discuss it over the phone—or even better on Face Time or Skype.
Use the time you're not together to sign up for a photography class, take cooking lessons, or learn to play tennis.
Staying busy helps keep your mind off missing him, plus makes you a better, happier GF in the long run.
Be open about your goals in life and for the relationship.
If one of you is hoping to eventually live in the same place and get married, while the other is looking for a fun escape during business travel, things aren't going to work out in the end.
If he got a promotion, order a bottle of champagne and then toast together over Skype.
Phone or Skype sex will feel more natural if it's spontaneous, rather than scheduling it in advance; just make sure you both have a stretch of free time.so I guess if I share that with you, you would feel very funny. I would enjoy hearing the stereotypes that Chinese people have of Americans. I didn't agree with many parts of the article. I have a few friends who are second or third generation Chinese (meaning their parents or grandparents were born in China).I am very fortunate that I have friends from different parts of the world. But, people change quickly when they immigrate and I have no real idea about what normal life is actually like in China.Last-minute visits can be fun, just make sure you know his schedule so that your dropping by won't interfere with his plans. Even though it's tempting to spend 24/7 holed up between the sheets, incorporating him into your regular routine helps your relationship feel more normal. Even though it's tempting to spend 24/7 holed up between the sheets, incorporating him into your regular routine helps your relationship feel more normal.It's smart to call a few days beforehand—that way you give him a heads-up, while still maintaining the excitement factor. Of course, have a few date nights, but also hang out with friends all together, bring him to your Sunday yoga class, go grocery shopping and make dinner." title="" src="data:image/gif;base64, R0l GODlh AQABAIAAAAAAAP///y H5BAEAAAAALAAAAAABAAEAAAIBRAA7" data-src="https://hips.hearstapps.com/cos.h-cdn.co/assets/cm/14/25/539fdffa9b54d_-_cos-07-friends-out-drinking-beer-de.jpg? Of course, have a few date nights, but also hang out with friends all together, bring him to your Sunday yoga class, go grocery shopping and make dinner.There are lots of people out there, and you may just need to keep trying until you find someone respectable. Most Americans don't start talking about sex with strangers.