Or, worse yet, his dream job moves there permanently and you don't want to choose between your own dream job (still in Biloxi) and your dreamy boyfriend. You and Wedding Wonderboy are getting to know one another across the miles, while the relocations take away a known quantity.
Building a new relationship is a whole lot harder than maintaining an existing one.
E-mail is a wonderful invention for separated loved ones and is particularly useful in helping to avoid transferring your IRA directly to AT&T.
On the other hand, be careful about relying on e-mail to resolve conflicts.
So, take a stroll down memory lane to remember all of our past Word of the Year selections.
Those of us who've tried can all attest: it's haaaaaard.
When a boyfriend and I were separated for three months, I drove him absolutely crazy because I needed – non-negotiably – to talk to him each day.
We discovered this when somehow we skipped two planned phone calls and I completely freaked out.
With visits, alternate who visits whom and consider meeting in the middle on occasion.
Remember this: if you can't openly discuss your feelings about how you're spending money, you'll have a hard time building a long-term relationship with this person.
Late-night talks and thoughtful letters can convey a lot of what is most important in the long-term: your goals, values and dreams.