When you're in a long-distance relationship, much of your free time is spent trying to figure out small ways to feel like you're actually with your partner IRL. This may mean scheduling elaborate FaceTime or Skype "dates," trying to binge-watch the same shows together, planning visits, and of course, masturbating. So much masturbating.
Because technology is dope and ever-evolving, there are tons of sex toys that are pretty much made for people in LDRs, because they can be controlled through a smartphone app from miles away. Although you and your partner may not physically be together, with these toys and an active imagination, you can pretend.
Whether your partner is temporarily miles away at college or traveling around the globe for their job, we found the best app-connected sex toys that will help tide you over until you can actually be together again.
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This brand new vibrator launched at CES this year. It's Bluetooth-enabled, meaning you can connect it to the smartphone app and operate it from anywhere around the world. There's also a built-in "chat" function on the app, so you can send sexts while controlling the vibrations.
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This waterproof vibrator comes with a remote control so you or your partner can operate it while you're in the same vicinity. But there's also a smartphone app for long-distance use, which allows you to operate the vibrator in real-time.
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Avid literotica readers will appreciate this vibrator, which strategically syncs its vibrations with an erotic audiobook. You and your partner can both get one, and swap suggestions for what to listen to next. It's like a book club, but different.