By Chioma Iwunze-Ibiam
Globalization has made long-distance relationships inevitable. We can either complain about the situation, or we can choose to become creative and to make the most of it. When my husband and I had a long-distance relationship, we embraced the challenges and opportunities inherent in our situation. Based on experience and research, long-distance relationships are more likely to survive if there is constant and effective communication, an exchange of physical and virtual gifts, a large dose of trust, efforts to avoid ‘dangerous’ situations and most importantly visits.