I don't have to go frantic... volta will always come back. My out-of-town friends will always come back. I don't need to warp-speed infodump; there will be more time for talking next time.
It's a drastic change from my previous LDR. This isn't maintaining a relationship with a high-maintenance person. These are relationships and friendships that just are.
It's just taken me time to uncoil, unfold.
I am safe. And they will be here.