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    I'm currently applying to university, the course offers a compulsary year abroad. I'm a bit worried because going away for a year would mean leaving my boyfriend back in the UK. I know I have to go but does anyone have any advice on how to get through it? Has anyone had a year abroad when they're in a relationship, what do they do to make it okay? I don't want to lose him because of the distance and time zones.
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    Just keep talking to each other regularly, and facetiming/skyping whenever possible. If you're both committed to making it work, it will work

    EDIT: I'm currently in an LDR whilst he travels around New Zealand, and I will be again, as soon I go on my year abroad. So I know how difficult it is, but when you love each other anything is possible
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    Like georgiaswift - just keep talking to each other and skyping whenever you can.

    A year abroad is one of the easier kinds of LDR because it has a clearly defined end point: you know exactly when you'll be able to see each other again. It's much worse when it drags on and on and you don't know if you'll ever be together.

    Will you be able to come home and visit for long weekends/holidays? Will he be able to visit you? Or will it have to be a whole year without seeing each other?
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    Like georgiaswift - just keep talking to each other and skyping whenever you can.

    A year abroad is one of the easier kinds of LDR because it has a clearly defined end point: you know exactly when you'll be able to see each other again. It's much worse when it drags on and on and you don't know if you'll ever be together.

    Will you be able to come home and visit for long weekends/holidays? Will he be able to visit you? Or will it have to be a whole year without seeing each other?
    Thank you both of you it means a lot

    I may be able to come home at winter break. The problem is it's in outside of Europe in a completely different culture so different timed and everything. It will be a few months without seeing eachother at a time
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    Thank you both of you it means a lot

    I may be able to come home at winter break. The problem is it's in outside of Europe in a completely different culture so different timed and everything. It will be a few months without seeing eachother at a time
    Time differences make things a bit more awkward, but you can text/email each other and you'll develop a routine where you can still speak to each other, even if it means once a week one of you has to stay up late or wake up early.

    If you really love each other and want to make it work, then you can
 
 
 
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