It’s no secret that long distance relationships can be hard work – especially on the extra-special occasions you’d love to spend together in person! If it’s not possible to see them this year, and you’re looking to send a beautifully crafted card or letter along with a gift for your partner, look no further! It’s not always easy to find the words, so below you’ll find a bunch of ideas for long distance birthday wishes for your boyfriend or husband.

Whether you’re looking for something cute, funny or romantic, I’ve got you covered. You can either directly copy and paste or make edits to create a truly personal message for the special man in your life.

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5 Romantic Distance Birthday Wishes

A couple cuddling on a bed.

Even though we are far apart, know that I’m thinking of you on your special day. I hope you have a wonderful time and I can’t wait until we can be together again.

Happy Birthday! I’ll be thinking of you today, like every day, and hoping you’re having a great time celebrating turning another year older. I love you so much.

Happy birthday quote for him

Happy birthday, my love. I’m so sorry we can’t be together this year, but we will have many more to come, and I promise we will make up for it next time we are together.

Sending you all my love on your special day. I wish we were together, but I think somehow it will make it even more special when we can finally celebrate in the same place. You deserve to have a fantastic day. Love and kisses.

Happy birthday to the love of my life. I feel so blessed that we found each other, and want you to know that I’m sending you the longest hug and hundreds of kisses on your special day!

5 Funny long distance birthday messages

He’s more into humor than cute? Try out these funny but loving birthday wishes on your long-distance husband / partner.

A husband/boyfriend blowing a kiss into his camera celebrating a long distance birthday receiving good wishes.

Happy Birthday! Here’s to hoping you age like a fine wine rather than a moldy banana!

Cheers to another year! Have a drink for me, I’ll be having a few for you! Have a wonderful birthday, my love.

So… Jason Momoa is single now, but since it’s your birthday I decided to wait at least a couple of weeks until I run off into his arms. 😛 Happy birthday, baby!

Funny long distance birthday wishes for husband or boyfriend

Happy birthday to my silver fox! Definitely older, maybe not wiser, but still the love of my life.

I was trying to think of what to get you for your birthday, I wanted to give you the best possible gift, something special, precious, priceless, one of a kind… but then I realized that you already have me, so this card will have to do!

4 Long distance birthday poems for boyfriends or husbands

A woman with a baby on her knee on Facetime wishes her long distance husband happy birthday

Distance separates us-

But you are always with me.

In my heart

And on my mind.

On this day

And forever.

My love is with you


Although we can’t be in the same place,

I want you to know I miss your face.

Separated as we are by the miles,

I can’t wait to kiss you and make you smile.

A poem of birthday wishes for long distance boyfriend or husband

Sending you this card to say

I’m wishing you the perfect day,

With cake and laughs and gifts galore,

I miss you loads and love you more!

We may be many miles apart,

But I always have you in my heart.

On this special day more than most,

I’ll cheers to you and raise a toast.

5 Birthday quotes for your long distance lover

Because sometimes a quote just sums up what’s in your heart better! Here are 6 quotes to use as birthday wishes in your long distance husband’s or boyfriend’s card.

A woman offers her boyfriend a birthday cake to wish him a Happy Birthday!

“Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.”

– John Lennon

“If ever there is tomorrow when we’re not together… there is something you must always remember. You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think. But the most important thing is, even if we’re apart… I’ll always be with you.”

A.A. Milne, Winnie the Pooh

“As men get older, the toys get more expensive.”

Marvin Davis

“Once the realization is accepted that even between the closest human beings infinite distances continue, a wonderful living side by side can grow, if they succeed in loving the distance between them which makes it possible for each to see the other whole against the sky.”

Rainer Maria Rilke

A quote about getting older by Theodore Roosevelt

“The only time you really live fully is from thirty to sixty. The young are slaves to dreams; the old servants of regrets. Only the middle-aged have all their five senses in the keeping of their wits.”

Theodore Roosevelt

Send a birthday card!

Hopefully you found some inspiration from this list and managed to find the perfect birthday wishes to send to your long distance husband or boyfriend that will make them smile and feel special. Sent in a thoughtful card, they are guaranteed to appreciate your effort and thoughts this year.

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Hiya, I’m Maud. I’m an English girl who's moved to Berlin - because who wouldn’t fall in love with a country which has words like ‘Kummerspeck’ hidden around every corner... I love traveling and finding out the quirks of each country - and what better way to remember them than on a postcard?

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