All of these things are great, but the best thing about playing games for couples in long-distance relationships is it improves your relationship.When you play games, you’re more likely to laugh together, which can lead to empathy, compassion, trust and intimacy.Instead of another boring Skype conversation about the weather and what you ate for lunch, you and your partner can inject something fresh and exciting into your relationship.
‘In fact, we both admitted neither of us had ever felt like it before.‘Neither of us wanted to have an affair, and yet the attraction in real life was as strong as it had been between our avatars.Mr Turner was living in London and his wife-to-be studying at university in Southampton when they met through the game, which allows characters, or avatars, to talk to each other through messaging systems. Mrs Turner, from Basingstoke, Hampshire, said yesterday: ‘Andurus, albeit a cartoon type character, is strong and physically attractive but it was Paul’s caring personality that really shone through.‘One day, when as Andurus he endangered his own character in the game to save me, I felt an incredible bond between us.‘It might sound strange to people who have never played an online game, but the fact he was a traditional man with values to match and was protecting me was what first drew me to him.’But she only realised just how attracted she was to him when Andurus left the game after Mr Turner started a new job.They had been playing for up to five hours a night, but he could no longer spare the time.Not only are games fun, but also they can actually help you develop and improve your social skills, heal emotional wounds and fix relationship problems. Between home, work, school and your long-distance relationship, life can get pretty hectic.Let’s take a look at some of the best online gaming websites for couples in long-distance relationships. Instead of zoning out with your long-distance lover in front of the TV (or computer screen), try letting loose together by playing a game.