I’ve been in a mood, of sorts, today. A family member of mine left last night to move to Florida. I confess that I never thought it would affect me so much.
My brother-in-law is an awesome person. He, my significant other, and I would spend quite a bit of time together doing random stuff. He’s a great friend.
His wife decided she’d had enough of the cold weather and snow, and left not too long ago to Florida. Her husband stayed behind, hoping she’d reconsider her decision, but in the end, he ended up leaving so that he wouldn’t have any problems with her in the long run.
This is the first time I’ve ever felt so sad in losing someone close to me. I say losing because that’s what it feels like. Ironically, I didn’t feel this way when his wife left. I think it’s because we’re not that close.
My SO is in the same mood as me. It’s eye-opening to see and know that someone can affect us in such a way. I suppose it’s because our bonds are so tight, that it feels like we’ll never see one another again.
On the bright side, there’s always vacation time. We can visit and what not. Still, it doesn’t change the fact that we’re now miles apart. Life is weird like that, but at least we’ve a means to keep in touch.