Originally Posted by Foodle
Having done this twice (with the same person), IMHO, if you're weighing pros vs cons, then you're not going to make it. You need to be really committed to the other person to handle any kind of long distance relationship and come out of the experience still together.
I agree. I am committed and not weighing the pros and cons. What makes it difficult is the uncertainty in both of our futures, we may never be living in the same state for a long time, possibly ever, in which case it won't work out.