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alkie New York
03/15/15 8:55 pm

Makes it easier to cheat

GaryBeary Maryland
03/14/15 9:03 pm

It depends upon the amount of time apart, and how attached a couple feels.

People tend to overexaggerate their attachment. A week apart can bring a couple together, but is by no means a rule. A decade apart is likely to break a couple apart.

TopsQueen Oregon Coast
03/14/15 4:22 pm

After being together for 41 years, my husband's been out of town for over a week. I am just starting to miss him. He has missed me for quite a while. Oh and I guess in our case not being around him I like him more

ThePollTaker Straight up cold.
03/14/15 3:02 pm

You can have a relationship, but international relationships are huge turn offs because you don't know what you're dealing with.

chickencookie Biden crime syndicate
03/14/15 12:09 pm

It also depends on where you are in life. Two kids going off to colleges far away. Forget it. Older late 20's looking for a forever person it can.

tdyakker lost
03/14/15 11:54 am

It can do either one depending on how dedicated the couple is to each other.

generalzod Texas
03/14/15 10:20 am

It depends on the people involved. I know this I'd talking about a romantic relationship. But I lost one of my best friends to distance. One the other hand, I have another BEST friend that I spent more time away from than with.

rons Thanks America
03/14/15 10:11 am

Absence makes the heart grow fonder or absence makes the heart forget. Pick it!

clfs34 Florida
03/14/15 9:02 am

My ex was military (met here) but passed overseas.... I said grows it cuz he called/wrote. I never cheated on him & still haven't moved on. He was in Pakistan so...

03/14/15 8:00 am

Too much and not enough will hurt

03/14/15 7:21 am

Everything in moderation. My wife and I had a long distance relationship prior to marriage and there was always joy, excitement, sadness, than joy again when we got together.

jvc1133 61535
03/14/15 6:54 am

Can do either, depends no depth.

badattitude no place like home
03/13/15 6:51 pm

Ask airline pilots if distance hurts a marriage.

Goldiemol dry side of WA
03/13/15 5:50 pm

Distance was perfect for a short time (3 months) in mine and my husband relationship. I also had no access to a phone more than once a week. We wrote letters everyday. I knew he was the one for me by the time I got home.

FlipFlopGirl Sic semper tyrannis
03/13/15 5:46 pm

Define distance. Constant distance? Short travel?

OhTheIrony Learning from you
03/13/15 4:53 pm

Physical presence is extremely important in a relationship. Humans need visual, hormonal, and tactile cues in order to stay attracted and loving towards someone.

Overall, it's likely that it damages the relationship.

Zod Above Pugetropolis
03/13/15 4:51 pm

Neither of these, necessarily. It probably exacerbates any flaws in the relationship, but it is unlikely to make a good relationship better. Distance is a challenge that can be accommodated.

drinkdrank Ohio
03/13/15 4:24 pm

I go to OSU, she goes to Case western. This semester she is in scottland to study abroad. Its not damaging, its hard to measure growth though.

twss trump is a garbage human
03/13/15 4:11 pm

Depends on the relationship, but most often distance destroys it.

03/13/15 4:01 pm

I think it depends on the people involved.

dralgo Ann Arbor, Michigan
03/13/15 4:16 pm

Yes. Very much so.