Tom and Lisa

How to Keep the Sexual Spark Alive While Apart

By September 14, 2020 Relationship Theory

Long distance dating can be difficult as there is certainly no substitute for close proximity. There’s no denying that. However, there are simple, yet powerful, practices that a couple can be mindful of that will ensure the relationship will go the distance while long distance dating. On this episode of Relationship Theory, Tom and Lisa Bilyeu sit down to discuss the good, the bad, and the ugly of long distance dating and what you can do to ensure you go the distance and still grow closer while living far apart. They speak about best practices for making the relationship work, what the endgame is, the importance of planning, how to maintain your connection and bond, the importance of maintaining sexual intimacy, and what it means to be giving the gift you know they want to receive.


Best Practices | Lisa and Tom discuss what is key for making long distance relationships work. [0:25]

The Endgame | Lisa and Tom discuss what long distance relationships should be moving towards. [3:19]

Power of Planning | Lisa and Tom discuss the importance of a plan that seeks to maintain your connection and bond. [4:50]

Intimacy | Tom and Lisa discuss sexual intimacy and sexting during a long distance relationship. [7:23]

Clear Communication | Lisa and Tom discuss communicating your desires and dislikes in a relationship. [14:11]

Giving | Lisa and Tom discuss the importance of giving the gift you know they want. [15:20]


“At the end of the day, there’s no substitute for proximity.” [2:05]

“You need to communicate and find out if it is a gift that is desired.” [7:47]

“Encourage the behavior you want, and discourage the behavior you don’t want.” [14:11]











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