An Open Letter To My Best Friend Away At Another College
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An Open Letter To My Best Friend Away At Another College

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An Open Letter To My Best Friend Away At Another College

When we were little, we use to talk about our future -- where we wanted to go to college, what we wanted to study, what we wanted to be. Time passed and here we are -- in our second year at colleges we didn't plan to attend, studying majors we didn't plan on studying, pursuing careers we didn't plan on having. Crazy how things change with time. But one thing has never changed, and that's our unbreakable friendship.

You've been with me through it all. The awkward junior high years, puberty, high school, boys, sports, clubs, SATs, college applications, and college move-in day. Honestly, I probably would not have survived any of that without you. I'm kind of surprised I'm currently surviving college without you here with me. That's probably because I talk to you every single day! I have to admit, some days the distance is hard. I miss you like crazy and I wish we could just lay on your bedroom floor talking about anything and everything like we use to do. As every day goes by, I realize how much closer we are getting to adulthood. There's a strong possibility that the distance between us will grow even more. But that's a problem for another day (mainly because I'll get upset thinking about it now). One thing is for sure though, no matter how many miles are in between us, our friendship is forever. You're going to be in my wedding and I'm going to be in yours (I already have my maid of honor's speech planned out). My future children will refer to you as their aunt. My one call if I ever got thrown in jail would be you.

The hardest thing about being at different colleges is that I don't get to take on the world with you every day. In high school, I spent more time with you than I did my own family. Talk about a life-altering event. I think it's safe to say that you still know me better than anyone else does. You know how I take my coffee, you know that I can't order a burger without ordering fries, and you also know where I keep all my passwords to my accounts (true trusting relationship). Our friendship started back in 2nd grade (14 years ago), and it has lasted the test of time. I don't ever picture my life without you being my best friend.

We don't have full-blown conversations all the time, but that's okay. We can go months at a time without seeing each other, and we'll be able to pick up right where we left off. I don't have to see you every day to know that you're my best friend. I don't have to tell the future to know that you'll be in it. Somethings in life are for sure, and I'm sure that you'll always be my person.

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