What to Do When You Are Tired of a Long-Distance Relationship

What to Do When You Are Tired of a Long-Distance Relationship

When you’re away from your romantic partner, so now or later, you will get tired of a long-distance relationship.

Trying to make a long-distance relationship work requires a lot of effort. It’s not easy being away from your romantic partner for a long time. It would help if you had time and money to maintain a healthy long-distance relationship. While you can do the best you can with what you have, at some point, you just get tired of it.

When you love someone, you want to give your best to this relationship. But sometimes even your best isn’t enough to make a long-distance relationship work.

You might find yourself in the long-distance relationship because you started dating someone online or a long-distance came into your existing relationship.

Why are long-distance relationships so hard?

Long-distance relationships are notoriously hard because couples try to make them last for a long time. It’s not natural to be away from your romantic partner for long periods.

When you are in a romantic relationship, you expect to be close to the person you love. Naturally, you expect to be able to hug and kiss and hold them whenever you like as much as you want.

When couples live together, the longest they go without seeing each other is usually half a day. Couples in Long-distance relationships may see each other once every few weeks or sometimes once every few months.

Being away from a romantic partner while in a long-distance relationship can be confusing for your body and your mind. Couples in long-distance relationships tell themselves different reasons why they want to carry on. In contrast, their body and mind are desperate for physical contact with their loved ones.

So while you can try to make your long-distance relationship last, at some point, you just get tired of it. When this happens, you could take a moment to see if it makes sense for you to continue this relationship the way it is.

To make a long-distance relationship work, you need patience means and time. The difficulty couples face while in the long-distance relationships is having feelings towards each other while finding it hard to be together because of the circumstances.

Depending on your situation, you might have a particular reason for being tired in your long-distance relationship. Once you can understand your reason for being tired, you can try to find a way to make it work.

Sometimes, to make a long-distance relationship work, you need to adjust the way you see your long-distance relationship and deal with it. Other times, circumstances can get too much for you to handle.

Tired of texting in a long-distance relationship 

Texting is one of the ways to communicate in a long-distance relationship. The other means of communication are through phone calls and video calls.

When you are away from your romantic partner, you feel the lack of physical intimacy. To compensate for the lack of physical closeness, you naturally want to spend more time texting to your long-distance partner to feel connected.

While it’s understandable that you want to feel close to your partner, excessive texting can be damaging to your relationship. When you spend a lot of time texting with your long-distance partner, you have less time to do the things you need to or would like to do in your real life.

Another problem with texting is that it’s hard to express yourself with enough clarity for your partner to understand what you mean. Usually, people use a lot of abbreviations, misspellings, and incorrect punctuation. 

All these things are ok for a quick text message. But if you want to express more profound thoughts or feelings, this type of texts can be easily misinterpreted by apart.

The misinterpretation of messages through texting can lead to confusion and unnecessary arguments.

Suppose your primary way of communication with your long-distance partner is via texting. In that case, it’s natural that at some point, you will get tired of it. It takes a lot of time, and it’s tough to put your ideas across in the right way.

If you feel tired of texting, it’s a sign that something needs to change. If you are texting too much, then try reducing the amount of time you spend on texting your long-distance partner and spend more time doing things with your life.

If you are tired of texting because it leads to a lot of confusion and misunderstandings, Leave meaningful conversations for video calls or when you visit each other.

Tired of waiting in a long-distance relationship 

Long-distance relationships can be hard to maintain if you don’t have a plan and a specific end date for your reunion.

Sometimes, even if you have a plan, but your reunion date is too far in the future, you get tired of waiting.

The reason you might feel tired of waiting in the long-distance relationship could be because you are struggling to maintain a healthy long-distance relationship. If you’re not enjoying this relationship, the only positive thing you can do is look forward to the day when you get to live together.

Long-distance relationships can be hard for couples. But struggling and suffering every day wishing to be together, makes it even harder.

Suppose you feel tired I’ve been in a long-distance relationship. In that case, one thing you can do is to see some benefits in having this relationship. For example, you have a lot more time to do the things you enjoy with people you like. You can catch up on your hobbies, your studies, or your work. If you find a way to be busy, you will have spent less time and energy on negative thinking.

With that in mind, Maybe all you want is to have physical intimacy with someone you love. In this case, there are several options. You can find a way to move in together sooner, or at least have more frequent visits.

If there is no way you can be physically close, perhaps consider an open long-distance relationship. An open long-distance relationship isn’t for everyone. But it allows you to satisfy your physical needs while maintaining a romantic relationship with your long-distance partner.

Suppose you need to be romantically involved with someone who is living with you, and it’s not possible. In that case, you may consider to end your relationship and find someone else.

If you decide to end your relationship, don’t do it by yourself. Make sure you talk to your long-distance partner and share your problems and concerns with them. You never know, maybe they will have some ideas to find a way for the two of you to be together.

Tired of being alone in a long-distance relationship 

When you are in the long-distance relationship, you spend a lot of time away from your romantic partner. But it doesn’t mean that you have to be alone. All this time that you have, you can spend on doing the things you love in the company of people you enjoy.

The beauty of a long-distance relationship is that you can do all the things you want in your personal life while having a romantic relationship at the same time.

However, this only works for a short while. If you are in a romantic relationship, it means you want to be romantically involved with someone you love. Romance involves sharing your thoughts and feelings as well as being physically close with that person.

If you have to spend a long time without visiting each other, you need for physical intimacy will be unfulfilled. Naturally, you will feel annoyed and sexually frustrated. There is no need for you to tolerate these feelings. If you have specific needs, you should be able to fulfil them.

When you are in love with someone in the long-distance relationship, this can be more challenging. There is a specific person you love and want to be with, but that also means that you can’t fulfil your physical needs.

This leaves you physically alone from a romantic point of you. Unless you have a specific and date for your long-distance relationship, you are kind of sabotaging yourself and your fulfilment. 

When you commit to a romantic relationship with someone who lives far away, you are depriving yourself of having physical intimacy in your life. You cannot be with the person you love because they’re far away. At the same time, you are not in the position to start a romantic relationship with anyone else who might be nearby.

While there are many benefits to being alone in a long-distance relationship, it shouldn’t last for too long. Suppose you want to be with someone romantically right now. In that case, you should find a way to be together with the person you’re in a long-distance relationship with or and a long-distance relationship and find someone closer to you.


When you find yourself tired of being in a long-distance relationship, it’s time to reassess. Take a week or so without communicating to your long-distance partner. This timeout will allow you to reflect on your life and your relationship.

You may discover that your long-distance relationship is making your life harder and is keeping you away from enjoying your life. In this case, you have a few options.

You can find the very thing that is bothering you the most in your long-distance relationship. Something that makes you feel tired of dealing with it. Once you pinpoint the problem is bothering you, you can find a way to try and fix it.

Some aspects of a long-distance relationship are more challenging to fix than others. If something is making you feel tired of being in a long-distance relationship, talk to your partner and consider moving in together or ending your relationship.

Whatever you decide, make sure you discuss your doubts, thoughts, and feelings with your long-distance partner. Once you talk about things, you can find a way to make it work or end it. As long as you make your decision together, all is well.

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I am tired of my long-distance relationship; what to do?

Figure out which aspect of your long-distance relationship you feel tired about. Talk to your partner about your thoughts, feelings, and things that bother you the most. Together with your long-distance partner, you can try to find a solution that works for both of you. If you can’t, you might have to end your long-distance relationship for now.

Alex Larryngton

Hi, I’m Alex:) As a Relationship Coach, I am someone you come to when you feel stuck in a relationship and want to find a way out.

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