Sometimes that 3-6 months turns into 6-9 months.
Sometimes that 6-9 months turns into almost a year.
Sometimes you are drowning in life, kids, school, work and you don't have a lot of time to talk.
Sometimes texting is nice.
Sometimes you can send quick messages back & forth when you don't have time for phone calls.
Sometimes you want him to hurry home for a weekend visit. (And you want cookies):
Sometimes he lets you know he's made it back safe:
Sometimes your university is playing his university and you pretend like you are remotely interested in the outcome of the game:
Sometimes you just send a quick message of affection:
And sometimes he watches too much YouTube while he's away. And you have to change your wireless plan: