1. They never fail to express how much they long for you. Not only in words but in deeds. It’s so easy to say the common “I miss you” but it’s another thing if they actually do

2. They make you feel that you’re in this together. You both face the challenges and the struggles of being in a long-distance relationship together

3. They’ll take every chance just to be with you. It doesn’t matter if they have to travel ten hours just to have a two-hour conversation with you

4. They don’t make promises they can’t keep. Because they know how heartbreaking it is to hope for something and just be disappointed in the end.

5. They don’t entertain unproductive and unhealthy arguments. Just like what was mentioned earlier, being in a long-distance relationship subjects you to a magnified

6. They let you live a happy and independent life. They will never keep you from living a happy and independent life.

7. You both have your own independent goals. You know that it’s real love when you feel confident to focus on your personal and professional goals

8. They trust you, period. They know that they don’t have to worry about where you are or who you are