Nope, I don't believe in it - because, I feel that a relationship should be balanced emotionally and physically. Yes, you can text and call each other all of the time, but, what about the physical part? You can't drive over and watch a movie or cuddle - no kisses, no holding hands, no hugs. . . no spending time together - doing things other couples would normally do. I'm not saying that long distance relationships NEVER work, because, I would be wrong. I have known some people who actually have had great long distance relationships - because, they've made the effort to actually visit each other however many miles they live from each other. . . but, for me. . . personally. . . nah - I just wouldn't be able to do that.
In short long distance sucks LOL that's why you have to close the gap eventually to make the relationship work 8)