ive been in my ldr for 5 years now. we have never met eachother in person but we dont lose faith that we will someday. to that last ask you received about feeling hopeless, I know how that feels. I go through it too but you just have to try to stay positive. my family and his family dont approve of us being together and refuse to help but were in this for the long run, no matter how long we wait. just know the ldr community can help to support and lend a shoulder when needed :] stay positive!