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Long distance relationships can be hard. When the one you love lives far away, you cherish the time you spend together. But the time you spend apart seems so much more lonely. Here are 50 long distance relationship gift ideas that will help your loved one stay strong until the next time you can see each other again.
Featuring a bouquet of pineapple daisies and fresh grape skewers, this arrangement is sure to make your loved one smile. It’s all arranged in a keepsake ceramic container so you can fill it time and time again.
This arrangement is packed with cupcake-shaped pineapple that’s been covered in chocolate and topped with sprinkles. Plus, it includes chocolate covered apple bites and chocolate covered strawberries. Delish!
This laser engraved wood postcard is perfect for sending to your loved one across the miles. It declares, “Distance is just a test to see how far love can travel,” which sums up every long distance relationship perfectly.
This pillowcase set will remind your loved one that he’s captured your heart, even when you’re miles apart. Its super simple and charming design just adds to the sweetness.
This phone case can be customized with up to 24 photos of the two of you together. When you’re separated by many miles, it can act as a sweet reminder of all the great times you had (and will have in the future) together.
This star map displays what the night sky looked like at a certain location at a precise moment in time – perhaps the night you met or the night you officially became a couple. On the bottom of the print, it reads, “Distance means so little when someone means so much.”
This set of mugs will remind you of all the love and joy that’s on the other end of the line whenever you grab a cup of joe. It’s the perfect way to share a cup of coffee together, even when you’re miles apart.
These matching key chains are the perfect reminder that your loved one is always there with you, even when you’re far apart. When you’re missing your loved one, you can wrap your hands around the key chain and envision your sweetheart at the end of the other key chain.
This unique gift lets you send love notes in a new way. When you send a message through an app, the heart on the box spins to alert your loved one. Then, she can open the box and read your message inside.
This bracelet displays a set of coordinates, which can be customized to your loved one’s location or a meaningful spot for the two of you. You can choose to purchase a matching set or just one.
Each envelope states, “Open when…” followed by an occasion, such as “…you feel lonely.” You can then fill the envelopes with heartfelt notes and expressions of love to help your loved one get through the tough emotions.
This bar necklace is perfect for couples separated by state lines. It features a minimalist silhouette of your states and initials, and it’s great for wearing on any occasion.
These waterproof silicone bracelets can keep you feeling close to your loved one. Just tap your bracelet and your loved one’s matching band will light up and vibrate to let them know you’re thinking about them.
This bracelet features a unique charm that allows you to cross your initials with the initials of the person who set you in a new direction. It helps you stay connected wherever the two of you may wander.
This print features two maps making up the two halves of a heart. It’s a great reminder that though you may be separated by distance, your hearts are never truly separated.
This gift comes in two parts: one for your loved one to keep in his wallet; the other for you to wear as a necklace. It’s the perfect reminder that you’re always connected – even when separated by distance.
Each LoveBook features a list of all those little reasons why you love or appreciate someone. It’s a sentimental and sweet book that’s sure to make your loved one tear up.
This pillow is pretty self explanatory. When your loved one is far away, you still have this pillow to hug and remember how much they love you.
This sweet spoon reminds your loved one of your ultimate goal – enjoying coffee together every morning. Plus, it’s made with an industrial standard engraving machine, so the words will remain forever.
This photo book is the perfect way to memorialize all the fun times you’ve had together. It features thick pages with a glossy, subtle sheen that lays flat.
21. Homesick Candle
These candles are especially great for a loved one who moved far away from home. They’ll remind her of all the scents and smells of home (and you) while they’re away.
This mini glass wish jar features the message “No Matter Where” with a tiny paper boat tucked inside. It’s the perfect gift for your long distance loved one.
When touched, the color of the lamp changes on both lamps, which lets you know that your loved one is reaching out to you. It helps you communicate your love without ever saying a word.
This digital photo frame can be uploaded with pictures of all of your best memories with your loved one. The sweet and touching memories can provide comfort and love even when you’re far away.
Your loved one isn’t nearby for you to provide a much-needed massage? This neck massager can do the work for you with 3D kneading massage and a heating function to help relax her muscles and soothe fatigue.
This unique box features words cut into the wood, so you can project a custom message on a wall. Just light a candle, place it next to a wall in a dark room, and watch how the whole room will be filled with romantic light and your sweet words on the wall.
This cartoon-like portrait of you and your loved one will cheer her up, no matter how far away you are. Just send three or four photos and a description of your personality and hobbies, and the artist will create a truly unique portrait for you to frame.
These distance bracelets allow those apart to feel connected with one another, even when far apart. The stones also have healing properties: black onyx helps release negative emotions, while white howlite calms.
29. USB Mixtape
A mix tape used to be one of the most loving and kind gestures, but nowadays creating one is highly impractical (let alone finding a cassette player to listen to one!). This fun gift combines the best of both worlds, allowing you to upload any number of files for you to give to your loved one with a retro cassette tape personalized with your own message – affixed to a highly practical USB for easy listening.
This set of masks is designed to tighten and lift the skin and smooth out fine lines and wrinkles. It’s perfect for pampering your loved one while you’re out of town.
This set includes all your nail care necessities in a convenient leather carrying case. It’s perfect for carrying all your grooming essentials with you, even when traveling frequently.
Traveling frequently to see your loved one can wreck havoc on your sleep schedule. This super soft silk sleep mask can help you get the most zzzs, even on a plane ride.
No matter how far apart you and your loved one may be, you’re still under the same sky and moon. This coffee cup reflects on the fact that what may seem like a huge distance actually isn’t in the long run.
This watch features two time zones so your loved one can keep track of the time in your location – and theirs. It’s perfect for avoiding those early morning phone calls when she inevitably forgets about the time difference.
Let her fill this leather bound journal with all her thoughts and feelings about your time together and apart. It even comes with a signature pen loop to keep a pen handy for when inspiration strikes.
This beautiful frame is perfect for filling with your favorite photo of you and your loved one together. She can place it in a convenient spot at home and be filled with joy each time she remembers your special bond.
Fill this book all your wonderful moments, memories, and special times together. It features a large capacity, with ample space for you to keep hundreds of photos and keepsakes.
Wear these bracelets as a “promise” to be strong while apart or wear it as a reminder that the love you share with one another is so strong that distance doesn’t matter. Either way, these bracelets help you feel connected while physically separated.
This compass reminds your loved one that no matter where he travels, he always has your heart. It features a fully working sundial compass with a customizable message on the back and a leather carrying case.
This sweet night light features the phrase, “Distance means so little when someone means so much,” along with a map of the world. It comes in customizable colors with your and your loved one’s names engraved on the top.
Upload your favorite photo onto the lid of this keepsake box. Then, your loved one can fill it to the brim with mementos and keepsakes from all your favorite adventures together.
This weighted blanket can keep her feeling warm and safe, even when you’re not there to cuddle. The outer cover is made with the softest ultra-plush mink, while the inside is filled with glass beads for weight.
43. Happy Hugs Teddy
Give her the gift of a teddy bear to cuddle while you’re away. This bear is fully customizable, with clothing and accessories to make the perfect gift for your loved one.
This snazzy carry-on is just what she needs when traveling to see you. It easily fits under most airplane seats, and it even has a charging port for easy access to personal portable chargers so she can keep her devices ready to go.
Create a collection of beautiful notes and photos that express your love in a keepsake gift that your loved one can read time and time again. The site will help you create the sweet messages, even if you’re not a thoughtful or poetic writer at heart.
This t-shirt accurately describes how you feel about your loved one. It’s perfect for reminding her how much you care.
These headphones are essential for a loved one who has to travel on a noisy bus, airplane, or train to see you. They cancel out more than 95% of background noise so she can have a peaceful trip.
Help your loved one pack faster so you can spend more time together. These travel cubes will help her keep all of her essentials organized and easy to find.
African elephants are family-oriented animals with a strong sense of love and responsibility. Adopt one for your loved one and receive an adoption certificate, plush toy, photo of your elephant, and so much more.
50. Mini Books
Compile your favorite Instagram photos in a special special little book for your loved one to treasure while you’re away. It comes with the photos printed back to back on card stock with a glossy photo-finish.
Your loved one is sure to enjoy one of the sweet and sentimental gifts on this list. Not only do these gift ideas make great gifts for the next holiday or your upcoming anniversary, but they also make excellent “just because” gifts to brighten her day when the distance between you seems too much to bear.