Smile asks: You may remember my question about my guy best friend. We beaome closer than ever after your amazing advice, but he has to leave for higher studies now, and I have one more year to complete in my current school (he was my senior). We will not be able to contact with each other for a long time because he is going to hostel (where phones are not allowed). We both completely understand that leaving for studies is important for his future, but both of us felt frustrated and sad after we said our final farewell. I hate goodbyes, and I feel like I will hate school more than ever now because he was my only true friend. It has now reached a point where I can’t concentrate on anything else except my sadness and the thought of him going. I also know that he feels the same, but there seems nothing we could do about it . I miss him so much. Please help me deal with it.
Hi Smile – What a sad story! I wish I knew more – like how long he’ll be there, and if he can use a phone sometimes (maybe on weekends?). I can’t imagine he’s being cut off from all contact, unless he’s joining a monastery or on some other ... read more