Long-distance relationships are about as common as adorable Jennifer Lawrence memes. But they obviously come with their own unique set of challenges. Luckily, Jennifer has learned some tricks of the trade during her LDR with boyfriend Nicholas Hoult, and she's sharing her advice with all the ladies out there.
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"When we're busy, we agree to mutually ignore each other," she said in the June issue of Marie Claire. "Not completely, but neither of us gets mad when the other doesn't text back or call. Life's super-busy. Obviously you know what they're doing, and you trust them. We're so young that it would almost be like if we lived in the same city, what would happen? We'd be living together. At least this way he's in the same boat as I am: We can go out and have our own lives and know that we have each other."
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It sounds like Jennifer and Nicholas have built up a lot of trust, and they've also established expectations about keeping in touch when they're not togetherÃ¢â‚¬”both crucial aspects of successful coupledom, no matter how far apart you are. Check out more secrets of long-distance duos here.
And for more general life advice from J-Law (because really, who doesn't want that?), read up on six Jennifer Lawrence quotes every woman should live by.
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