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by Kiona Strickland

Skype calls are almost a universal part of military life these days. However, when you are separated for months at a time, it can get harder and harder to find anything new and interesting to say. When you run out of synonyms for “I miss you,” try these suggestions for keeping your relationship active and fun despite the distance.

  1. Play A Question Game – If you are looking for a way to keep your Skype sessions, chats, or emails interesting, this is a good way to keep things flowing. My husband introduced me to the idea, under the name “Pass the Cask” since he had first encountered it as a drinking game. The players take turns choosing questions and answering them; think of it as Truth or Dare without the “dare” option. You can think of your own questions or pick up one of the many books of open-ended questions on the market. This is a great way to keep a conversation going, and may also help you get to know each other even better.

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