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Long-Distance Relationships

  • By: Laura Stafford
  • In: Encyclopedia of Human Relationships
  • Edited by: Harry T. Reis & Susan Sprecher
  • Subject:Interpersonal Relationships, Group Processes/Dynamics, Close Relationships

Long-distance relationships (LDRs) are defined here as occurring among individuals who have an expectation for a continued close connection and their communication opportunities are limited, in the views of the relational participants, due to geographic separation. Long-distance ...

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