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The best long distance friends are the ones who know how to communicate well. That looks different for everyone, so discuss which channels feel best for you and your friend. Sol Cotti for NPR hide caption

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4 tips to stay connected when your friends live far away

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COMIC: Finding peace with singlehood in a society that wants everyone to partner up

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How to turn your breakup into a new beginning

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A relationship contract is a tool for couples to express their needs and work together to craft the parameters of their own unique relationship roadmap. Marie Bertrand/Getty Images hide caption

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From housework to sex, here's how relationship contracts can help couples

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An illustrated guide to showing up for yourself

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How to fall in love, according to Hinge's relationship scientist

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Long-distance relationships are tough. Here's advice for making them work

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How understanding jealousy could lead to a better relationship

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Dating over 50: It's OK to be nervous, but don't let that stop you

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Looking for love at first swipe? Here's how to make dating apps work for you

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Can I date that co-worker? What to consider before an office romance

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Love on lockdown: Tips for dating during the coronavirus crisis

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These 3 conversations hold the key to successfully moving in with your partner

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