7 Stages of a Long Distance Relationship



Long-distance relationships are extremely common. An estimated 75% of college students will be in a long-distance relationship at some point during university. While some long-distance relationships start out that way when couples meet online, this video focuses on the transition from close-distance to long-distance relationships. That being said, the last three stages apply to any type of long-distance relationship. So, here are 7 stages in a long-distance relationship.

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Writer: Carley Swanson-Garro
Script Editor: Rida Batool
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Storyboarder: Yi Lin
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