Playing games together can even help you two manage conflict.
I truly believe almost all arguments in long-distance relationships are caused by fear: fear that it’s not going to work, that they’ll meet someone new, that you’ll never close the distance. My husband and I dealt with this a lot when we were dating long distance.
Although not all free online gaming websites allow for this capability, it is something to consider. Second Life is a little different from the other online gaming sites.
It’s the largest-ever 3D virtual world—created entirely by its more than 1 million regular users.
The best types of games for couples in long-distance relationships are games where you can actually see the person’s face or where you use a headset so you can hear each other talk, experience the same frustrations and play on the same team, says Jennifer Jones, a psychologist who specializes in love, sex and happiness.
When you play something challenging or complex, you improve your brain function, and when you choose a game that is more playful, you boost your creativity.