Some couples choose to stay together even if their long-distance relationship doesnt work. After talking to your partner, you may discover that the time has come to end your relationship. If thats the case, its perfectly fine to break up if both you and your partner decide that this is whats best for both of you.
What percentage of long distance couples stay together?
About 75% of couples in long-distance relationships end up being engaged at some point in the relationship. Around 10% of couples still maintain a long-distance relationship after marriage. About 3.75 million married couples are in a long-distance relationship in the US alone.
Is it good to stay in a long-distance relationship?
The statistics on long-distance relationships are encouraging. Research has even shown that long distance couples tend to have the same or more satisfaction in their relationships than couples who are geographically close, and higher levels of dedication to their relationships and less feelings of being trapped.
How often should long distance couples see each other?
Every visit is a reminder of why the distance is worth it. According to Dr. Guldner at The Center for the Study of Long-distance Relationships, the average couple visits each other 1.5 times a month. In some cases, partners have to go months without seeing each other.