Distance makes the heart grow fonder…and hornier!
Cross-border romance is essentially when a person who lives in one country engages in a romantic and/or erotic relationship with another person who lives in a different country. Cross-border romances sometimes happen physically, as a couple who live near a border meet-up and navigate the complexities of such a relationship (especially in Europe with its many small nations, but they even more commonly occur online.
Cross-border romances have been getting a lot of media attention lately, from popular reality television like, “ 90 Day Fiance” to an International hit show titled, “ Crash Landing” about a South Korean and North Korean falling into a forbidden romance. Why is cross-border romance becoming so popular in 2020, however? There are a number of equally-valid theories and reasons worth considering.
Some reasons cross-border love may be on the rise:
1. Long-distance communication sometimes may be the only communication option
Due to COVID-19 being a major concern in 2020 (and for the foreseeable future), many of us are currently unable to travel very far out of our own towns–let alone to another country. Numerous Nations are forbidding people from exiting or entering depending on where they are coming from, and it is generally safest to just stay home. In a paradoxical twist, however, this tendency for us to be stuck at home has resulted in us reaching-out more to others via our favorite method of long-distance communication–you know, your computer.Continue reading