Long-distance relationship

Why it's ok to hate your year abroad


Lucy reflects on the pressure to have 'the best year of your life' on your year abroad and why, whatever happens, your experience wasn't a waste of time.

by Lucy Colclough

 
 
France

Top tips for going abroad as a couple

by Louise Hall
 
Advice

Weird and wonderful ways to record your time abroad

by Elisa Potter
 
Advice

The Benefits of a Long Distance Relationship

by Rebecca Love
 
Advice

How to survive the year abroad in a long-distance relationship

by Rosemary Maher
 
Relationships

Surviving a long distance relationship on your Year Abroad

by Hayley French
 
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Long distance break-up advice

by Jennifer Speller

Questions about Long-distance relationship

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I'm really worried as my boyfriend is going to study in Canada for 5 years....

Long-distance relationship

Hi, a long distance relationship will always be hard but as long as you're both willing to work at it it could definitely work out! Always plan when you're next going to see each other and make sure y...

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Can my year abroad relationship survive my return to the UK?

Relationship

I have been in your shoes and one year after my year abroad (and having just graduated), I can confirm that a long-distance French-English relationship CAN work! My boyfriend and I had only been toget...

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Studying in America August 2015 for a year- long distance relationship?

America

Skype, email, write (real letters!), visit - the time will soon pass and your relationship may end up being all the stronger, with each of you enriched by separate experiences along the way.

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Can a relationship survive the year abroad?

Berlin

So I had been with my girlfriend for a year before starting my Year Abroad. The first half in Spain, whilst a bit of a shock to the system wasn't actually so difficult, mainly due to the fact that bec...

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