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Reach Out and Touch Someone: 7 Products to Help You Weather a Long Distance Relationship

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* Make your long distance love last
* One-of-a-kind products to let your sweetheart know you’re thinking about them
* Includes keepsake boxes, books, technology and more

Long-distance relationships can be tough. It’s especially difficult when the only form of contact you have is through your computer, tablet or phone. Don’t give up on love just yet because we’ve rounded up 7 one-of-a-kind products to help you and your long-distance love feel connected even when you’re oceans apart.

​​1. 401 Great Discussion Questions For Couples In Long Distance Relationships

Show that special person in your life how much you care — no matter the distance– with Lisa McKay’s book, 401 Great Discussion Questions For Couples In Long Distance Relationships. The book offers over 400 fun questions for couples to help spark fresh conversations, while building on each other’s intimacy.

401 Great Discussion Questions For Couples In Long Distance Relationships by Lisa McKay Image courtesy of Amazon


2. “Letters to Open When…”

​Whether you and your significant other is 10 miles apart or 100 miles, Lea Redmond’s “Letters to Open When…” book offers a meaningful way for friends, family and long-distance loves to connect thanks to its uplifting content. It’s filled with 12 letters with pep talks and includes seals and stickers to make it an even more special moment when the recipient opens it to find their loved one’s encouraging words.

Letters to Open When..." by Lea Redmond Image courtesy of Amazon



3. 999 Days Digital Countdown Clock

Pick one up for yourself and one for your sweetheart and together, you can excitedly count down the days you see each other again. It’s also a fun way to count down to your next vacation, wedding or any exciting occasion in coming up in your life.

999 Days Digital Countdown by Aimilar Image courtesy of Amazon


4. “Hug This Pillow Until You Can Hug Me” Pillow Case

You may not be snuggling up to your loved one every night, but you can offer some comfort and perhaps a few smiles with this thoughtful pillow case that features “Hug This Pillow Until You Can Hug Me” beautifully scripted in front. Handcrafted in the USA, it measures 20X30″ and fits a Standard/Queen size pillow.

Hug This Pillow Until You Can Hug Me Pillow Case by Oh, Susannah Image courtesy of Amazon


5. Kind Notes Keepsake Gift Box

​​Let your special someone know that love knows no distance with this one-of-a-kind Keepsake Gift Box from KindNotes. It comes with 31 love-themed messages enclosed in mini decorative envelopes to be opened everyday or anytime your boo needs a little pick-me-up. It also comes with a beautiful gift box with silver foil accents.

Keepsake Gift Box by KindNotes Image courtesy of Amazon


6. Long Distance Friendship Lamp

Light up a loved one’s life and let them know you’re thinking about them with the in-sync Long Distance Friendship Lamp from Uncommon Goods. Each person sets up their lamp via Wi-Fi, then you can gently touch the lamp whenever they want to let their loved one know they’re thinking of them.
It also makes a great gift for parents, grandparents or best friends.

Long Distance Friendship Lamp by Uncommon Goods Image courtesy of Uncommon Goods


7. Lovebox Spinning Heart Messenger

A modern take on the classic love note, the Lovebox Spinning Heart Messenger offers a unique way to send your loved one a message through the easy-to-use app. It then alerts the recipient when the chunky heart on the beechwood box spins. When your sweetheart opens the box to read your message, they can return the love by spinning the heart to send a shower of digital hearts to the sender’s screen.

Lovebox Spinning Heart Messenger by Uncommon Goods Image courtesy of Uncommon Goods