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These 5 Apps Will Help You Survive a Long Distance Relationship

Feb 13, 2015

Distance got you down? Stay connected with your loved one no matter how far apart you are on Valentine's Day. While you'll have to wait to send someone your heartbeat via the Apple Watch, these five apps should hold you over until April.

Couple
Couple

Couple

The gimmick: Couple creates shared experiences that are as playful as they are sweet. The feature ThumbKiss allows partners to touch the same spot on the screen, which emits a vibration on both phones.

The bonus: Other features include a shared timeline and LiveSketch so you can draw with your loved one.

The price: Free for iPhone and Android

SimplyUs
SimplyUs

SimplyUs

The gimmick: SimplyUs helps couples organize their lives together. The shared calendar automatically updates when your significant other marks down an event.

The bonus: If you want to surprise your partner with a visit, you'll know how to plan accordingly.

The price: Free for iPhone (not available on Android)

Avocado
Avocado

Avocado

The gimmick: Avocado is meant to be a secure space for couples. Like Snapchat, the app auto-cleans messages once they have been read.

The bonus: Productivity features include syncing events with your Google calendar, so that everyone's on the same page.

The price: Free for iPhone and Android

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Klikaklu

Klikaklu

The gimmick: Klikaklu sends your significant other on a treasure hunt by using GPS and camera functions.

The bonus: Keep track of your partner's progress within the app while miles away. Think Gone Girl but less conniving.

The price: Free for iPhone (not available on Android)

Between
Between

Between

The gimmick: Between is a passcode-protected place for couples to store their memories. Scroll through private photo albums and other mementos stored in the app.

The bonus: The Event Box feature helps you find great deals for future date nights.

The price: Free for iPhone and Android

Read next: 10 Apps for Planning the Perfect Date

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