The study’s researchers have found that technology has been a major tool in the growth of long distance relationships.
According to the data cited in the study, there are some 3 million Americans now who live apart from their spouses for reasons other than divorce or problems, with between a quarter and one-half of college students currently in long distance relationships. In an excerpt from The Huffington Post: While communication may be strong in long distance relationships — possibly even stronger than in geographically close relationships — the research doesn’t consider what she dubbed the “loneliness factor” or other stresses that come with living apart.
Meeting an online love for the first time can be a little daunting considering you can no longer hide behind a computer monitor.
“, one of the key draws of Internet dating is the ability to find people who like the same stuff that you do.
Couples who lived apart tended to have fewer daily interactions, but those interactions were much longer and more meaningful as each person revealed more about themselves.
I’d also be crushed to wait for someone who never showed up!
In regards to your overall situation though, it simply sounds like this woman may be nervous to meet up in person, despite her expressed interest in you and meeting you in real life.
“You’re seeing someone’s face and having those facial expressions really makes a big difference,” she said.
“Sometimes when we’re on the telephone, we can be distracted, but if you’re sitting down for a video chat, then you’re really focused on each other,” she tells The Huffington Post.
After a failed meet up and discussions about trying again, he’s not sure if it’s about her or him. I think it’s going to come down to communication between the two of you.
Presumably there is a reason that she isn’t sure about meeting you.
Even though stressful, these relationships are on the rise today, especially in the United States.