-Communication communication communication. wewe need to talk about everything, and i mean everything.
-If something is bothering you, wewe cannot expect them to know, because of the distance. So wewe need to be able to talk to them. Tell them wewe are upset. With the distance, wewe cannot behave like wewe would in a local relationship, wewe cannot be upset and expect them to know. Sometimes it is obvious, but even then, it is good habit to be straight forward: “I am a little upset right now. X, Y, and Z happened and I am not happy with it”.
-You do not need to tell them what wewe are doing every dakika of everyday. But its important to talk about big events. Let them know when you're going somewhere (like out of the state/far away from home). Let them know if you're going to be unable to talk to them for a while/couple hours, so they are not worried when wewe do not text back at the usual time frame.
-Talk about money. Talk about how you're going to visit/afford visiting. Talk about who is visiting who, and when. Talk about the future so wewe know when (about when) the inayofuata visit will happen. Money is extra important in an...