365 Days of Writing Prompts: Day 6
What’s the most time you’ve ever spent apart from your
favorite person? Tell us about it.
I moved away from her in 2005. We stayed in contact for a couple of years after that, but then the phone calls, emails, and occasional letters stopped. By the time I returned to the same area in 2014, she’d already moved away. I’ve continued to emailed her on her birthday and Christmas each year for the past 10 years with the hopes of renewing our friendship, but any word from her has been sporadic at best.
Sometimes, you need to let some people go, no matter how much you love them, how much you will miss them, or how important they were in your life. Sometimes, the heart just needs to fully heal and that can only be done by letting go. As such, 2016 is the year of letting her go.