Comfort is one of the most crucial aspects of a successful long distance relationship… and what’s more comforting than a great pillow?
Read on below and explore 15 of the best long distance pillow choices for you and your LDR partner!
Best Long Distance Relationship Pillows
Choosing the best long distance pillow for your LDR partner isn’t hard for the same reasons it used to be, with all of the great options available online today.
Now the trick is sorting through the massive selection of couples’ pillows!
That’s where we come in, with our list of the top 15 long distance pillows for LDR lovers:
1. Personalized Couples Pillows
These are actually pillow cases, not pillows… but they are just so perfect for LDR couples that we had to include them at the very top of our list!
The pillowcases are available in several sweet themes that are customizable with your names, dates, symbols of love, and more.
Further, these personalized couples pillows work excellent with the LDR pillow talk device from little riot (if you can find one).
2. Light Pillow with Changing Colors
This light-up pillow has slowly changing LED lights inside that give it a really adorable vibe for couples.
The pillow is made from super comfortable and huggable soft material, which i perfect for snuggling.
The light is activated by a little switch down on one side, and once turned on, slowly phases in and out of various colors.
It is battery-operated, so make sure to throw in an extra pack of batteries for your loved one when you order/ship it!
3. Heart Eyes Emoji Pillow with Blinky Lights
Another super cute item on our list of the best long distance relationship pillows is the heart-eyes emoji with blinky/flashing lights pillow.
I mean, look at this little guy (13-inches around and 4-inches thick)… how could your long distance partner not love this thing?
The lights are activated via a small black button towards the bottom of the backside of the pillow. It is battery-operated.
4. Custom Picture Pillow for Couples
This 16-inch by 16-inch throw pillow comes with a full-size photo of your choice as its canvas and is one of our top recommendations for long distance relationships.
That means you can choose whatever picture you want, so be creative with it!
You can also add some personalized text to the pillow if you’d like to as well, and make it even more meaningful by adding a sweet message.
These are another great option for pillow talk.
5. Lunix Orthopedic Adjustable Sleeping Pillow
The Lunix Orthopedic Adjustable Sleeping Pillow is an excellent solution for LDR relationships that spend a lot of their time talking to each other on the phone.
This pillow is basically orthopedic furniture, despite its label as a “sleeping pillow” it’s the perfect place to sit and relax on the phone, talk, text, and mostly video chat or watch movies together.
6. Flexicomfort Adjustable Support Cushion
Don’t think your partner would dig the Lunix? The Flexicomfort Adjustable Support cushion is another great solution for those long nights on the phone chatting with each other or video calling.
Whether you are looking for the best pillow for supporting your back during those long hours talking to your partner, or you’re looking for one that helps you get comfortable and fall asleep after talking to your lover, the Flexicomfort support cushion works like a charm.
7. Hug This Pillow Until You Can Hug Me
This microfiber pillow is 30-inches wide and comes with the words “Hug this pillow until you can hug me” written on it.
It is also available in 18-inch wide and 40-inch wide versions and works well with pillow talk.
The pillow is highly breathable, and super-soft, making it an excellent choice for LDR couples who can’t physically cuddle each other.
Further, the pillow features durable materials that last longer than other throw pillows you can order online.
8. Distance Means So Little Pillow
The next pillow on the list is another cute one that helps you stay connected mentally to your LDR partner.
The pillow says “distance means so little when someone means so much.”
It’s extra comfy, made from linen and cotton. The pillows are available in 18-inch, 20-inch, 22-inch, and 24-inch.
These pillows work great for pillow talk.
9. Together Forever Never Apart
The next item on our list of the best long distance relationship pillows is the Together Forever Never Apart case.
These LDR couples pillow cases say “always together, never apart, maybe in distance, but never in heart.”
On the opposite side, they say “I loved you then, I love you now, always have, always will.”
They work well with pillow talk devices, all you need to do is turn it on and slip it into the pillow case.
10. I Miss You Pillow
These cute throw pillows also make a great gift for your LDR partner.
One side of the pillow says “I f*&^ing miss you!” and the other says “Hug this pillow until you can hug me.”
Even more, they work with the pillow talk LDR smart device.
11. Never Forget That I Love You
The “Never forget that I love you” pillow is another one that helps your partner feel connected with you even when you’re not around.
The case is made from body-safe materials and it is compatible with pillow talk as well.
If you do combine this pillow, or any from the list, with pillow talk, you’ll feel a bit easier at night, feeling a real-time heartbeat from your partner and talking to them through a small speaker.
12. Red Decorative “Love” Pillow
This oblong red pillow with a heart inscription and the word “love” is another good one for invoking an emotional connection with the other person in your long distance couple relationship!
The pillow measures 12-inches by 20-inches, and yes, it works excellent with pillow talk.
13. Love You More / Love You Most Pillows
Another excellent pillow for either bed in your long distance couple relationship is this oblong 12-inch by 20-inch pillow.
On one side it says “I love you more” and on the other side “I love you most.”
14. Kisses, Hugs, XOXO, and Heart Pillows
These cute pillowcases are also perfect for long distance pillows.
One says hugs, one says kisses, one says XOXO, and one has a heart and arrow.
These cases are 20-inches by 20-inches and fit well anywhere in the house.
15. I Love You The Most, The End, I Win Pillow
The last pillow on our list of best pillows for long distance relationships is this witty pillowcase.
The pillow says “I love you the most, the end. I win.”, which is a sentence most LDR couples are intimately familiar with.
If you want to make a real statement, send this pillow, as well as a pillow talk device to your long distance relationship partner!
Different Features of LDR Pillows
Not just any pillow works well for long distance couples, hence, is not worthy of the title of an “LDR pillow.”
In order to be a real LDR pillow, a pillow must have most of the following (if not all) different features:
The option to personalize your LDR pillow is an absolute must most of the time.
Whether it’s text, a picture, or being able to stick a pillow talk device inside, customization is key in great LDR pillows.
When you spend a massive amount of time sitting or lying down, communicating with your LDR lover, through one channel or another, comfort is crucial.
That means, that just because a pillow is cute or has an LDR quote doesn’t make a pillow a good LDR pillow.
Sometimes, regular everyday pillows for the bedroom are perfect LDR pillows, because they are so damn comfortable.
The best LDR pillows are always made of high-end materials like cotton, linen, and polyester.
The main reason this really matters is that pillows made with high-quality materials last longer and are way more comfortable and breathable than pillows made with low-quality materials.
High-end LDR pillows are nearly always washable because they are made of high-quality materials.
This factor is easy to overlook, so take a second and double-check your LDR pillows before you order!
For now, there are no pillows (that we know of) that have reliable built-in smart capabilities… but, there is one device growing in popularity called “pillow talk.”
If you can find a couple of them, you can turn any set of pillowcases and pillows into smart pillows!
These capabilities include heartbeat monitoring and direct voice messaging.
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