The Joys Of Technology
In this day and age, I'm sure that most people are no stranger to using the internet as a communication tool. The internet can be a great place to connect with your Dom or sub when you can not be together in person. Skype is by far one of the most beneficial tools for long distance relationships, because it allows two people to connect from different locations, while also being able to see each other. The possibilities are endless, but I'm sure that many people already have a few things in mind.
Not only can webcams be awesome for cybersex, but they can also be wonderful for play and punishment in a d/s relationship. On webcam, the submissive can take orders and follow direction, allowing for the dominant to take control in a somewhat physical way. For punishment, a webcam can be handy as well, making it so the dominant can monitor a physical self punishment on the submissive, and be sure that it is carried out correctly, as well as be there for aftercare if it is needed.
Aside from sexual uses, Skype can also be a wonderful way to spend time with each other. Internet dates can be very fun, and there are so many ways to bond despite the difference. Movie dates can be simulated by camming up together and using a video syncing service to watch a movie together online, making comments and jokes about the characters and experiencing the same storyline at the same time. Dinner dates can be fun as well, each person can get dressed up nicely, have a glass of wine and eat together over camera, making light conversation and talking about their days, all while being able to gaze into each others eyes. Sleeping on camera with your partner can be very romantic, and waking up to them and being able to say good morning while seeing their face is priceless. Even just being on camera together while going about your usual day or being lazy and watching TV can be valuable bonding time together.
Letters And Packages
Taking a step back from technology, snail mail is also a wonderful addition to long distance relationships. It's easy to get caught up on the internet, but sometimes this can make a relationship feel virtual. A handwritten letter or love note can help close the distance a bit, and act as a physical reminder that there is an actual person on the other end. Care packages and gifts are also great, and they don't even have to be expensive. There is nothing like receiving a well worn shirt from your Master that smells like him, or your favorite kind of chocolate "just because." Care packages can also be very useful for when the submissive is going through "Sub drop," when his/her endorphins and other happy chemicals are low from an intense online play session. Getting a package with comforting things can make a world of difference. Packages and notes can also be a sexual thing. Sending a pair of your panties to your dominant with a steamy letter, or getting your submissive a new toy to use for you on camera can be very erotic, and make your other half go crazy.
Long distance kink can be very hard, but it doesn't always have to be. Thanks for reading!