I have some great friends in my life and I'm grateful for the friends I do have. But I will never stop missing the friend that I had, a friend I often saw as my real soulmate, who decided to move half a world away. We keep in touch through email and facebook but it's not nearly the same as being 45 minutes away from each other. I've not seen her since 2010. The last time she was in the US, I didn't see or hear from her at all. So maybe, I won't see her again.
She's sent a few emails to me lately, just one sentence emails asking me how I'm doing. The other night, I finally answered. I've yet to hear back from her but I'm going to attach what I wrote. It's not a piece of great writing or anything like that, but it does talk a little about how important friendship is. I guess I wanted to share it here because like the article I read, I think it's important to celebrate those close friendships when we can. Here it is: