6 Red Flags in a Long Distance Relationship (2023)


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And this is what we're really gonna focus on here.

Today, you know, things like lying.

Cheating addiction, these sorts of things, um we're, gonna cover a lot of these sort of like important red flags to notice now I'm going to tell you what to do about some of these things as well in here, um.

But this is actually coming up as a topic.

Because I've had a lot of questions this week from people in long distance relationships, talking about red flags and being curious.

And then obviously because of like the the climate over the last sort of year and a half to two years, you know, a lot of people have been in long distance situations or can't travel to see one another and things like that.

So we're gonna do a deep dive here today about like red flags to pay attention to in long, distance relationships.


Now, one of these at a time may be a solvable problem and may not be, you know something much bigger.

But part of this video is actually based off of over the years in my client-based practice.

I have seen people who are in long-distance relationships and um every so often I would say, you know, one in 31 and 40., um, I will see certain patterns pop up that tend to be quite congruent.

And unfortunately, every so often somebody with many of the patterns we're going to mention today, six of these patterns, especially when all of these things are together, um often times when we're seeing a lot of these all at the same time.

Somebody may not be.

They may be saying, they're in a monogamous, long-distance relationship with you.

But there may be somebody else in their life.

There may be a family.

You know, somebody else there, um in the background that's, a part of the situation.

So I'm, definitely not saying before I dive into these things that everybody in a long-distance relationship, if there's one of the red flags that I mentioned here that this is what's happening and I'm, definitely not saying that this is something that often happens in long-distance relationships, I'm sort of covering the basis for people who are wondering, what's going on I'm, really not getting my needs met in a long-distance relationship and just some things to watch out for.

So you don't get stuck in situations where you're justifying things, um, seeing things that you're not happy with seeing things that don't make you feel comfortable or safe, um or just like connected in the relationship.

And that you keep kind of like justifying, oh it's because of this thing or it's, because of that thing, this is really gonna bring a lot of stuff to sort of the surface here.

So number one is ambiguity.

So if you see, you know, a lot of ambiguity in a relationship that on its own is not that big of a deal.

But it is a call for like going towards that problem and having a discussion to work through it.

One of the biggest things you'll see in long-distance relationships is because there's this space in actually not being able to see one another in person.

We have to make up for this gap in space, be by literally, um over sharing, rather than under sharing.

So that person can like really feel like they're a part of our lives.

So what you can do is share about your day and the details and the small things.

And when you're over sharing, it really makes people feel connected.

It makes people feel like there's, not this big distance in gap, and it makes people feel safer, um and and like there's, more vulnerability and closeness in the relationship.

And I sometimes see people go into long-distance relationships being like a little more avoidant, maybe a fearful void and dismissive avoidance together.

And they because they both have more of an avoidant side, they're, not used to sharing as many details, not used to opening up as much, and they get into a long-distance relationship.

And it can really fizzle out there.

So this is a really good strategy to bring in now if you're not doing this, um, and if you're seeing a lot of ambiguity overall, where people aren't sharing, what they're doing in the evening or they share, oh I'm just going out with some friends and they're, not including like details and they're.

Oh, I'm, just going out with with a friend to dinner a lot of the ambiguity.

It becomes a problem because the mind is left to sort of fill in the blanks with potential worst case scenarios.

And then if no party feels safe being vulnerable enough to say what what kind of friend, hey, I would love to know details, because that would make me feel closer and more involved in your life and would help make up for the the distance.

Then what happens instead is people just start getting into these.

Oftentimes like these sort of spiteful games, where they'll be more ambiguous back and try to, you know, and it can just create this like chaos.

It doesn't need to exist in long-distance relationships.

So over sharing, rather than undersharing.

Huge ambiguity a red flag on its own, but still a very solvable problem, just through approach behavior and having a healthy conversation that opens the dialogue to like talk about this stuff and just share what our needs are to overcome this hurdle number two inconsistency.

And again, on a small scale, not a problem.

You know, if somebody doesn't text back for six or seven hours, I really don't think that's something we should be overly concerned about, especially if it's like during the day, you know, somebody's at the you know, working things like that when somebody goes missing for a full day, a full two days and you're in a relationship.

I don't mean, you're in the dating phase and you're like betting one another.

And you haven't made a commitment.

I mean, like you're in a committed relationship, you've made a commitment.

If you're in a committed romantic relationship.

It is completely fair to ask that you speak once per day, if somebody's going through a hard time or somebody is, you know, they're going through grief or depression or anxiety, or something really crazy a huge career change.

And they say, you know what I'm really struggling right now.

I just need some time to myself for a day or two, but they share, and they communicate that with you ahead of time, very acceptable.

If somebody just randomly and intermittently goes missing for a day.

Two days, three days comes back, goes missing again for a day.

Two days, three days comes back.

It doesn't, necessarily mean that there's somebody else in their life.

But whatever those patterns are for those are not healthy patterns to bring into a committed relationship, especially a long-distance relationship, or some of your energy has to be focused on closing the gap and allowing the gap to expand and be created more and more so it's.

Okay, to want to speak once or twice per day, a healthy amount is to really chat like in the morning and a little bit in the evening.

Maybe one time on the phone, maybe one time over text.

Some people prefer to communicate through text.

Throughout the day, I think that's, totally fine, too often quite healthy.

When it's when there's an expectation that it's constant like every hour, you have to text back and forth or every two hours or every three hours or stuff like that, you know, that can be a lot on a relationship, um, it really depends on like your lifestyle and what's going on in your life at the time.

Do you have a really passive job, that's, very low maintenance or do you have, you know, a lot of involvement with people and client facing.

And you can't be on your phone all day.

And those conversations need to be had, um.

But expectations should be discussed in terms of frequency of commitment ahead of time to make a long-distance relationship that much easier and simpler, um, where both of you sit down and say, this is how much we'd like to communicate, and you find a healthy compromise, if you have slight differences in that area, um.

So again, inconsistency, when it's going m.I.a for maybe 12 hours every other day, you know, there's a lot of like long-form inconsistency or a full day.

You know, you don't hear from somebody for 24 hours.

48 hours 72 hours, um, or even longer, extended periods of time, that's a big red flag.

And again, that's just gonna create more distance when there's already enough distance in the relationship.

So again, those one or two things at a time, solvable problems have a conversation.

You can work through it together.

They start piling up.

And then number three.

Now we get into like when they start piling up.

I start looking at like, hmm, is this person really being, you know showing up well and true in the relationship.

So, um, number three unwilling to introduce you to family and friends, early in a relationship, not a problem a year into a relationship two years into a relationship family.

Some people are more hesitant, especially more avoiding attachment cells.

Some people have ideas or some different cultural beliefs about I won't introduce somebody until I'm ready to marry the person that's, completely, okay.

But if you've never never met a single person in that person's life, not one friend, not one family member, not one significant relationship.

And you've been dating for like a year a year and a half two years, if that starts being coupled with the inconsistency and ambiguity we're looking at like, hey, there may be some some more.

You know, deeper issues in here again, I'm, not saying that for a certain there can be other things at play, but that that tends to become a problem.

And it may not be that that person has, you know, another relationship somewhere.

It could just be that.

They have like big commitment issues that they have big fears of being too close that they're unwilling to take the next steps in relation in a relationship, like there can just be those sorts of issues, which are red flags that you have to pay attention to.

And again, have conversations about open up don't walk around or justify or turn a blind eye, or, you know, eventually, if it's been a year, you haven't met anybody in the person's life and they're inconsistent and they're ambiguous.

You have to go towards these things and communicate about them.

So that they become problems that you work through and resolve as a unit.

Number four, um, not going to stay with them at any point in time.

I've seen people believe it or not who are in romantic relationships that are long distance for two years, three years and have never been to that.

Person's house have never set foot in that person's.

You know, home or apartment have never been on facetime when the person's at home, those sorts of things like when we start piling that up with like have never met somebody in their life.

Inconsistency ambiguity again, we're, looking at either like severe commitment issues, or somebody may not be 100 real with like how they're operating in the relationship.

And so again, just keep in mind.

These are not red flags.

Do not mean run away, red flags mean, go exactly towards, but not because we're sitting around to stick, you know to see what happens go directly towards you have a conversation.

You get to the bottom of it.

And you find out is this a solvable problem or is this a big non-negotiable in a relationship when we've even non-negotiable, we leave immediately right? Those are the big things in life that we're like we're, not willing to budge on those boundaries.

Then we have standards that we have to uphold.

Then we have red flags, which are like sometimes just miscommunications and confusions that we have to address.

But we also may find that we address red flags.

We have a conversation.

And actually it turns out that there's a big problem there that, in fact, is a non-negotiable.

We wouldn't have known unless we approached it communicated about it got to the bottom of it.

And now we know where it sits in like our life and what's.

Okay for us and what's.

Not number five, um, I'm willing to post on social media, I'm, not a big social media person.

Obviously, like I post up on youtube every day.

So I guess that maybe counts as social media, but personally, like I don't really log into facebook or instagram, like you know that I do that very very very rarely.

And and you know, like some people don't live their life like that.

Some people are just not on social media in general.

But if somebody's really into social media, and somebody is spending a lot of time there and they're very active there.

But then you have these piled up red flags.


Ambiguous inconsistent goes missing I'm willing to introduce you to anybody.

You've never been to their home.

Never post on social media.

Now, we're, looking at like, somebody is probably not truly operating in a healthy manner in the long distance relationship.

And then last, but not least constantly making plans and not showing up.

I believe that there really should be like a three-time rule.

If you are in a relationship, and you know, minus like if somebody's going through grief, right like somebody just lost a family member, relative or job loss, or whatever and stuff or somebody's, just starting a new business or a new project there's.

This big thing going on if we are dating somebody though and it's long distance and somebody cancels on plans, three times in a row to meet the relationship is around that time I'm going to start fizzling out like usually by the second cancellation of plans.

And if it's three times over from the other person's end, I don't mean like a back and forth if there have been three cancellations in a row.

The person is not invested the way you need them to be they're, not prioritizing a relationship, which has to be prioritized enough to offset if something is long distance.

So again, if we have one of those red flags, go towards it solve it set a boundary find out if it's a non-negotiable, maybe somebody's like I'm, always going to be ambiguous and under share.

And you know what I'm always going to be inconsistent.

And I may go missing for weeks at a time and you're gonna have to be okay with that maybe you're like that's, not okay, with me that doesn't feel good for me in a relationship I'm.

This isn't gonna work then if we're not willing to budge.

But if we have a lot of these things piling up too, then we have to really really have our alarm bells going off.

And and again, I've seen many people over the years who have a lot of these patterns and do turn a blind eye and don't go towards it and have a conversation or don't or justify on behalf of the other person you have to make sure that you're not betraying yourself and that you're being fair to yourself in relationships as well.

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What are major red flags in a long-distance relationship? ›

Long-distance relationship red flags are often linked to commitment, trust, and communication issues: Either one partner fails to initiate conversations, communication feels exhausting, or it frequently leads to unproductive fighting.

At what point do you give up on a long-distance relationship? ›

If you feel like your long-distance partner is keeping you down or holding you back, it's time to end the relationship. This is especially true if you're young or still in school—you don't want to look back on these years and think that you wasted them with someone you didn't truly love.

What are some healthy boundaries in a long-distance relationship? ›

5 Ways to Maintain a Healthy Long Distance Relationship
  • Set aside time for daily or weekly check-ins.
  • Write letters or send surprise care packages.
  • Try a weekly video call.
  • Make sure to ground yourself in your daily life.
  • Make plans for the next time you'll see each other.

How to tell if someone is cheating in a long-distance relationship? ›

So if worst comes to worst, here are signs to look out for that point to a partner who is cheating in an LDR.
  1. Your partner's always busy.
  2. Communication has gone quiet.
  3. They're hanging out with new friends but they're being vague or sneaky about it.
  4. If you ask questions, your partner gets angry or defensive.
Aug 3, 2018

How do you know if a long-distance relationship is toxic? ›

A red flag for an unhealthy relationship and controlling behavior is if your partner is messaging you constantly, asking where you are or demanding that you send pictures of people that you're with. They might say, “I want to make sure you're not with anyone I don't like,” or “I'm just checking in on you.”

How do you know if your long-distance relationship is failing? ›

Here are 10 signs that your long-distance relationship might not be working.
  • They make excuses to not communicate. ...
  • Your relationship feels different. ...
  • They're never available. ...
  • You've stopped scheduling time to see one another. ...
  • You don't know where they live. ...
  • You don't know any of their family or close friends.
Nov 9, 2018

How often do long-distance relationships break up? ›

It turns out that 40 percent of long-distance relationships eventually come to an end. Plus, long-distance relationships that fail when changes aren't planned for are at 28 percent.

When should you call it quits in a relationship? ›

If you're not being satisfied emotionally, sexually or intellectually, it's probably time to move on. Ending a relationship is hard, but it's sometimes the only correct thing to do. If you and your partner aren't connecting on the most fundamental levels, it will be best for both of you to move on.

How long do couples stay long-distance? ›

Also couples in long-distance relationships expect to live together around 14 months into the relationship. About 40% of couples in long-distance relationships break up; around 4.5 months into the relationship is the time when couples most commonly start having problems.

What keeps a distance relationship strong? ›

Communication. Open communication can make it easier to navigate your long distance relationship and maintain an emotional connection with your partner. Communication can also go a long way in helping you resolve any issues or conflicts that may occur during your long-distance relationship.

What is the secret to a long-distance relationship? ›

However, the key to maintaining a strong long-distance relationship is complete honesty and trust. Very often being apart can stir up feelings of jealousy, insecurity, or abandonment. And if one partner doesn't feel secure in the relationship, it will quickly crumble.

What is the hardest part of long-distance relationships? ›

Lack of Physical Touch

Arguably the most difficult part of a long distance relationship, unfortunately, it's impossible to completely fix this problem. The reality is, being apart results in a lot less physical contact than in a regular relationship.

Who cheats more in long-distance relationship? ›

Who cheats more in a long-distance relationship? In a long-distance relationship, the person who has stronger unfulfilled needs is more likely to cheat. For example, you might be okay to go without sex for a few weeks, while your partner may start craving sex after one week.

How can you tell if someone is secretly cheating? ›

Common signs of infidelity that you might want to look for include:
  1. Improved appearance. ...
  2. Secretive phone or computer use. ...
  3. Periods where your significant other is unreachable. ...
  4. Significantly less, or more, or different sex in your relationship. ...
  5. Your partner is hostile toward you and your relationship. ...
  6. An altered schedule.
Dec 10, 2018

What is gaslighting in relationships? ›

What Is Gaslighting in A Relationship? Gaslighting is a form of psychological manipulation in which one person makes another person doubt his or her perceptions, experiences, memories, or understanding of events that happened.

Does love fade away in a long-distance relationship? ›

If a long-distance relationship lasts a long time, love and feelings can fade away. To maintain feelings in a long-distance relationship, you need clear and open communication to maintain an emotional connection.

How do you know if your love is fading? ›

Check out these warning signs so you can start yourself on the path to a solution sooner rather than later.
  • You Don't Talk Anymore. ...
  • You Don't Talk About Them. ...
  • You're Bored. ...
  • They're Hardly on Your Mind. ...
  • Your Love Life Has Become Unexciting. ...
  • Everything They Do Annoys You. ...
  • Your Relationship Is No Longer a Priority.
Aug 3, 2017

Why do most long-distance relationships end? ›

Long distance relationships generally happen for a reason. One partner may get a job in another city, go back to school, or need some time to take care of family business. All of these things can happen on timetables; all of them can have a firm end date.

How do you know a man loves you in a long-distance relationship? ›

If they feel close to you and invested in your relationship, they'll be ready to chat with you whenever they can. Even if you're in different time zones, your partner will make time to stay in touch with you if they're committed. Getting a phone call or video call is another sure sign that your man loves you.

What psychology says about long-distance? ›

When you're not living in the same household or near your partner, distance alone can increase your levels of stress. Results of one study1 indicated that being in a long-distance relationship was associated with more individual and relationship stress than being in a proximal relationship.

Is it fair to break up because of long-distance? ›

You shouldn't throw away a good relationship just because of distance, but if you can't live together because neither of you will compromise (with or without good reason), then the distance is no longer the issue but the commitment to each other is. That's OK, but you need to admit it to each other.

How long should you go without seeing your long-distance boyfriend? ›

“It's important to see each other as much as possible,” said Patel. “I know depending on the distance it can feel hard, but it's important.” She said the goal is to see one another in person at least quarterly. Even better is if you can make it work to see each other monthly.

How do you know if someone wants to leave a relationship? ›

10 Signs Your Partner Probably Wants To Break Up With You
  • They avoid you. Tumblr. ...
  • They've stopped talking about a future with you. ...
  • They've stopped making an effort. ...
  • They put their friends first. ...
  • You're no longer intimate with each other. ...
  • They're being secretive. ...
  • They threaten to leave you. ...
  • They pick fights with you.
Mar 29, 2016

How do you know when he is done with the relationship? ›

He becomes easily irritable and lashes out at every small thing, especially if he used to be a lovely person. He's closed off emotionally from you. You feel as though reaching him for a heart-to-heart has become mission impossible. He tries to stay away from anything that reminds him of the relationship.

How do I decide if I want to break up? ›

How do you know when it's time to break up?
  1. You keep breaking up and getting back together. ...
  2. You're doing all the sacrificing. ...
  3. You can't trust them. ...
  4. You've grown apart. ...
  5. Your major values aren't aligned. ...
  6. You've stopped caring or putting in the effort. ...
  7. You're experiencing physical or emotional abuse. ...
  8. You don't like yourself.

What is the success rate of long-distance relationships? ›

Long-distance relationships have a 58 percent success rate, according to new research. A new study of 1,000 Americans who have been in a long-distance relationship found that whether or not you and partner make it through the long-distance phase will come down to a coin flip.

How often do long-distance couples see each other? ›

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.

How do long-distance couples survive? ›

Regular communication is crucial. It helps bridge the physical distance, allowing couples to connect on an emotional level. Use various communication channels – video, phone calls, texts, and emails. Always be honest and open with your partner about your feelings, and don't be afraid to talk about difficult topics.

What makes long-distance relationships hard? ›

In addition to the usual relationship challenges of communication, compromise and conflict resolution, people in LDRs have to deal with finding time for one another, balancing a social life without their significant other and defining boundaries for themselves and the relationship.

How do you keep spark in a long-distance relationship? ›

Here are a few tidbits that will help in reinvigorating the lost spark in your long-distance relationship:
  1. Keep Them Guessing. ...
  2. Listen To Each Other's Voice Daily. ...
  3. Do Things Together. ...
  4. Fix Date Nights Over Skype. ...
  5. Plan Visits Together. ...
  6. Join Each Other's Inner Circles. ...
  7. Keep Things Fresh. ...
  8. Don't Be Afraid To Share More.
Aug 1, 2019

What builds long-distance relationship? ›

Regular communication is the key to sustaining any relationship, but this is especially true for long-distance ones. Be open with your partner. Honest and open communication is just as important as talking often. If something is worrying you, your partner should be the first to know.

How can I make long distance easier? ›

Talk about what your friends are up to, your last hike, or what you're making for dinner. Sharing photos of friends, pets, or things at home can also help decrease emotional distance. “Even though you're in different cities,” he adds, “there should still be some feeling that you're in each other's minds and hearts.”

Which partner cheats the most? ›

It is suggested by some that for the past 30 years, men have been cheating more often than women and continue to have extramarital sex and relationships more often than women.

Which partner is more likely to cheat in a relationship? ›

According to the General Social Survey, men are more likely to cheat than women, with 20% of men and 13% of women reporting having sex with someone other than their partner while still married. However, the gender gap varies per age.

How can you tell if someone is cheating over text? ›

Signs of a texting affair may include being secretive, keeping your phone down or out of sight, and flirting with others through text. If you think your partner is having a texting affair, it is important that you communicate and ask for clarification before reacting.

How does a man act after cheating? ›

Among men, 68% feel guilty after having an affair. Even if they haven't confessed the affair, most cheating husbands will feel guilty and express that guilt in their behavior. You may notice subtle changes in their behavior that make you wonder if your spouse is displaying cheating husband guilt.

How do cheaters react when accused? ›

Cheaters often react to an accusation of cheating with denial, showing no guilt signs. This can be a simple 'no' or more of a statement of unwillingness to accept the accusation. Whatever the form, denial is likely to be one of the first responses to allegations of cheating.

How do cheaters act with their phone? ›

The phone is always angled away from you. They are constantly scrambling to keep the phone within reach. When bedtime rolls around, they don't put their phone on the nightstand anymore – it's always tucked under the pillow. This is a common red flag.

Is my partner cheating or am I paranoid? ›

While the effects of infidelity can manifest in different ways within different relationships, there are some common signs that frequently accompany cheating. Becoming emotionally distant, angry, defensive, or secretive can be hints that they're being unfaithful, as can intense suspicion directed toward you.

What are some common problems that people have in long-distance relationships? ›

Problems in a Long-Distance Relationship
  • Lack of physical intimacy.
  • Difficulty to maintain an emotional connection.
  • Doubts about a long-distance relationship.
  • Boring long-distance relationship.
  • Losing interest in your partner or your relationship.
  • Drifting apart and fading feelings.
  • Miscommunication, fights and arguments.

How should a man act in a long-distance relationship? ›

  1. You need to express your feelings through your words. ...
  2. Don't be too controlling; let her live. ...
  3. Make sure to remember important dates. ...
  4. If you did something wrong, apologize. ...
  5. Always be honest and tell her the truth. ...
  6. Do not ignore her calls. ...
  7. Make an effort to communicate with her.
May 4, 2021

How do you know if a long-distance relationship is worth keeping? ›

Here are 10 signs that you and your partner could go the distance.
  1. They ask about your day. ...
  2. They send packages in the mail. ...
  3. They tell their family about you. ...
  4. They listen. ...
  5. You're able to work through arguments together. ...
  6. They trust you. ...
  7. They give you space. ...
  8. Every visit is a reminder of why the distance is worth it.
Nov 26, 2018

How long do LDR usually last? ›

How long do long-distance relationships last? A 2010 study from Germany found that the average length of a long-distance relationship was three years, less than half the length of a normal relationship.

What can destroy a long-distance relationship? ›

However, neglect, inconsideration, infidelity, and insecurities are some of the common problems that kill long-distance relationships.

Is it normal to feel lonely in a long-distance relationship? ›

It is usual to feel alone and lonely when you are in a distance from your significant other. These emotions of missing your partner every single day are very normal. Sometimes it is just the emptiness that you may feel and sometimes it is a loss of contact with the partner.

How do you make a man crave you emotionally long-distance? ›

How to Make Your Long Distance Boyfriend Miss You
  1. 1 Send him a surprise care package.
  2. 2 Text him things that remind you of him.
  3. 3 Be positive and upbeat when you two chat.
  4. 4 Support him from afar.
  5. 5 Flirt with him over text.
  6. 6 Send him a spicy selfie.
  7. 7 Try sexting or having phone sex.
  8. 8 Let him text or call you first.

How do I make him crave long-distance? ›

7 Ways To Make Your Boyfriend Feel Special Long Distance
  1. #1: Send Your Boyfriend a Lovebox.
  2. #2: Surprise Them With Their Fav Food Right at Their Door.
  3. #3: Give Him a Special Shoutout on Social Media.
  4. #4: Write Him a Sweet Letter.
  5. #5: Send Him a Good Morning Text Everyday.
  6. #6: Send Him a Care Package With His Favorite Things.
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How often should long-distance couples see each other? ›

“It's important to see each other as much as possible,” said Patel. “I know depending on the distance it can feel hard, but it's important.” She said the goal is to see one another in person at least quarterly. Even better is if you can make it work to see each other monthly.

What does healthy distance in a relationship look like? ›

Healthy distance is the space at which there is room for both you AND me to have a valid perspective. If you're struggling to disentangle from your empathy and need to create some healthier boundaries, think about the idea of healthy distance.

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