Hi, new here.

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Registered: 11-06-2005
Hi, new here.
Wed, 05-08-2013 - 5:09am

Hi there - I'm Jo, 36.  I have been with my current boyfriend/love for 1.5yrs (we have known each other for 18yrs, but only recently romantically, very much in love). In September, he took a job out of state and we did the long distance thing for five months with me in California, him in North Dakota. Even though I visited, the distance and being apart was hell on me and I was so happy to have him come back home in February. After two months being home he has been persuaded to return, so once again, we're doing this. I am not happy about it at all, but after a lot of discussion and knowing I cannot hold him back, I have agreed to try again rather than have us part ways. I can't stand the thought of doing it again, but have agreed to starting out with three months before I make any moves to leave the relationship as I suggested to him that I would do if he decided to go. So, here we go again... was hoping to have this board help pass the time and for support as LDRs are definitely challenging.

Thanks!

Jo