Most of my clients are dating online as a way to find a true love partner who is also looking for a long-term committed relationship. And several of them are open to long-distance online dating. Yet not all are. The reason for the divide is that there are definite advantages and disadvantages to long-distance relationships.

Couple having a date online.

However, before jumping into the pros and cons of long-distance online dating it’s worth figuring out just what it is.

In my opinion, driving for more than 2 hours is long-distance. I think of it this way, what distance would make it difficult to get together for an impromptu dinner date?

Although, it’s really a matter of opinion. I guess for some it could be an hour’s drive and for others, it may be 3 hours. Some people may consider getting across town by train, bus, or Lift as long-distance too!

No matter what you think qualifies as long-distance, I’d like to share the pros and cons of long-distance online dating.


On the other hand, there are some definite positive aspects of long-distance online dating…


As you can see there are many benefits and pitfalls with long-distance online dating. Only you can decide if this is for you!

Just know that you have to have stamina and fortitude to do what it takes to make this kind of love connection work.

Although a couple of my client’s relationships ultimately broke up when long-distance dating, I give them credit for giving it a shot. And there have been several clients who have successfully met their life partners through long-distance online dating. What I’ve witnessed is they have a commitment to each other and worked hard to set up the relationship for success.

If you want to explore how to make online dating work better for you and learn how to give yourself the best chance of meeting a lasting life partner, then let’s talk.

My clients meet their ideal life partner, fall in love, and many even get married!

Go to to find a time for us to connect for a Meet Your Mate Strategy session. I look forward to chatting with you!

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