Wednesday, January 31, 2007
Long Distance Relationships
I'm just a wee bit curious about couples in long distance relationships keeping in touch with each other. With modern technology these days, its not difficult at all to keep in touch. Email, Phone calls, Webcam etc. What should be the frequency of contact between lovey dovwy couples? Alright, I'll be more specific on the mode of contact - Phone calls. First thing in the morning? Last thing at night? Four times a day? Every Hour? Every second? Ten times a day? Twenty times a day? More frequently than that? Does making such vast frequent calls amount to showing love? Where is the line drawn between hounding or wearing the other partner down with calls?
I ask cos I've got a friend who has been in a long distance relationship for about 5 years and her partner calls her practically every second!! OK, I may be exagerrating a bit but her mobile seems to be ringing all the time. 5am - he calls to say hi. They talk a little bit, all the lovey dovey mushy stuff and then he drops the call. Then 10minutes later, he calls again. They talk and then end the call. And again and again and again. And the calls continue all day until midnight or whenever one partner goes to bed. The next day, it starts all over again. Where exactly should the line be drawn between showing this kind of love and affection and allowing the other partner some breathing space? Where should the line drawn between hounding or wearing the other partner down with calls? Or is it just me being unromantic and a wee bit jealous?