By Skylar Jones
“I’m not kidding, after we return in a couple of months, I’ll be at a brand new job. At this time is my final day.”
I keep in mind so many emotions speeding to my head when this assertion left your mouth.
I used to be in absolute shock. “What? How? Why? And lastly… no!” This was the information I by no means knew learn how to put together for. Positive, I knew it was coming in some unspecified time in the future, but it surely wasn’t one thing that I used to be anticipating to occur for at the very least one other 12 months or two.
My work husband was leaving me, and there was nothing that I may do to vary it.
After listening to the information (and making an attempt to maintain it collectively in entrance of you) — that got here together with the cuddling and promising to keep up a correspondence — I went dwelling and sobbed my eyes out. To be trustworthy, I nonetheless can’t give it some thought for too lengthy with out crying.
I do know that is what’s greatest for you and what it’s good to succeed additional on in life. However I can’t assist however surprise: “What about me? What am I purported to do now?” You imply absolutely the world to me, and so that you can up and go away me like this hurts.
All I wish to do is get up from this nightmare.
We’ve been via a lot collectively. We’ve laughed, we’ve cried, we flirted, we’ve yelled and gotten mad at one another. However no matter what occurred throughout the day, we had been at all times there for one another after we wanted it probably the most.
You’ve proven me that you just’ve cared when different individuals in my life confirmed that they didn’t. You wiped the tears away, and have managed to make me smile on the toughest days of my life.
There’s no manner for me to thanks for that. I significantly don’t know what I’d do with out you now.
You got here into my life at a time that I didn’t count on. I by no means thought we’d be practically as shut as we’re, but I’m right here writing my emotions out to you in a goodbye letter. If I noticed this after we first met, I undoubtedly wouldn’t suppose it was about you.
I at all times thought we’d stick this place out collectively, for so long as we may. I by no means thought there can be a “me” with no “you” at work.
Now I’ve to determine learn how to stroll across the constructing with out having you tease me, or attempt to distract me from my work. I’ve to behave like nothing’s bothering me once I don’t see your goofy smile or hear your contagious giggle from a distance. And that kills me.
I believe the rationale why this stings a lot is as a result of I’m afraid of what the longer term holds.
Positive, we have now an incredible relationship, and I really feel that our bond is irreplaceable. However what if we don’t keep up a correspondence? What if issues cease occurring between us?
I don’t need that to occur, however issues are going to vary and that breaks my coronary heart to even take into consideration.
This terrifies me, however I refuse to let issues change drastically. I’m not letting you dissolve from my life. I can’t let that occur.
Your presence in my life is simply too vital to me, and I refuse to let something occur to us and what we have now.
You’re caught with me, babe, and I’m not that sorry about it.
A minimum of now, we will let these flirty moments occur just a little extra and see what occurs after we do. Perhaps this relationship wanted to be taken outdoors the office ( I’ve had a crush on you since we met, proper?).
Wherever life takes us, simply know you’ll at all times have a particular spot in my coronary heart.
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I’ll at all times search for you within the constructing, praying for the day you resolve to cease for a go to. And also you’ll at all times be the individual I check with as my work husband. Nobody goes to take that spot. (Let’s be actual, nobody of their proper thoughts would put up with me the way in which you do… and vice versa.)
Okay, I believe I’m accomplished. Now go forward, go on and alter the world, and be the wonderful individual everyone knows you’re. I’ll be right here for you whenever you want me.
However, when you ever really feel like coming again, don’t hesitate. I’ll maintain the door open for you. I really like you, you fool.
Your Work Spouse
Skylar Jones is a author who offers a voice for girls on subjects of heartbreak and relationships. Go to her creator profile on Unwritten for extra.
This text was initially printed at Unwritten. Reprinted with permission from the creator.