Hey there! Sign in to join this conversationNew here? Join for free
x Turn on thread page Beta

Missing my best friend watch

Announcements
    • Thread Starter
    Offline

    0
    ReputationRep:
    My best friend lives abroad and recently I really miss her and it is starting to get me down. I dread her visiting because I know she will have to leave. Any advice on how to deal with a long distance friendship?
    Offline

    8
    ReputationRep:
    Skype? I know it's not the same but it's something?

    Posted from TSR Mobile
    • Thread Starter
    Offline

    0
    ReputationRep:
    (Original post by jenni:))
    Skype? I know it's not the same but it's something?

    Posted from TSR Mobile
    Thanks, we Skype about once a week
    Offline

    20
    ReputationRep:
    (Original post by El1710)
    My best friend lives abroad and recently I really miss her and it is starting to get me down. I dread her visiting because I know she will have to leave. Any advice on how to deal with a long distance friendship?
    How far away will she be? In the UK? or EU state?

    Skype is a start and just generally good communication and keeping one another inundated with progress in life will make you feel much better. And maybe once a month meetup together (plenty of cheap transport ticket sites even for EU destinations.)
    • Thread Starter
    Offline

    0
    ReputationRep:
    (Original post by honestly)
    How far away will she be? In the UK? or EU state?

    Skype is a start and just generally good communication and keeping one another inundated with progress in life will make you feel much better. And maybe once a month meetup together (plenty of cheap transport ticket sites even for EU destinations.)
    She lives in Germany. I get to see her one or twice a year at the moment
    Offline

    18
    ReputationRep:
    I know how you feel. My best friend lives the other side of the country. We've seen each other maybe twice this year. It's tough, but we both know the other will be there, if we really need to talk about anything.

    Try to arrange trips to visit each other and stay at each others to cut down on costs.

    But at the same time, you have to realise that sometimes, with distance and moving on with life, some friendships just don't last no matter how much you might try to make them do so.
    • TSR Support Team
    Offline

    19
    ReputationRep:
    TSR Support Team
    My best friend moved 300 miles away once she finished uni and even though we still talk every day I just can't cope without her.

    I get so jealous and upset seeing her go out and meet loads of new people. I'm happy for her but I feel like **** knowing she's out making a new life for herself whilst i'm just sat alone in my flat, binging on junk food and wishing I had someone to talk to. It feels like she doesn't need me anymore and she's eventually going to replace me and move on.

    I'm struggling so much without her and it's undoubtedly affecting our friendship because 90% of our conversations are just me unloading all my problems on to her. I can't even go and visit because she doesn't have a job or any money.

    If I had other people i'd be fine but I have no friends in this city at all.
    • Thread Starter
    Offline

    0
    ReputationRep:
    (Original post by sr90)
    My best friend moved 300 miles away once she finished uni and even though we still talk every day I just can't cope without her.

    I get so jealous and upset seeing her go out and meet loads of new people. I'm happy for her but I feel like **** knowing she's out making a new life for herself whilst i'm just sat alone in my flat, binging on junk food and wishing I had someone to talk to. It feels like she doesn't need me anymore and she's eventually going to replace me and move on.

    I'm struggling so much without her and it's undoubtedly affecting our friendship because 90% of our conversations are just me unloading all my problems on to her. I can't even go and visit because she doesn't have a job or any money.

    If I had other people i'd be fine but I have no friends in this city at all.
    I know how you feel, but my friends shares the same feelings as me and struggles with the distance too. Try and be happy for her. Yeah it is crap but i guess the distance shouldn't stop you from living your life and them living theirs. Maybe just try and turn the conversation to a common interest rather than loads of problems. I hope you get to see them soon
    • TSR Support Team
    Offline

    19
    ReputationRep:
    TSR Support Team
    (Original post by El1710)
    I know how you feel, but my friends shares the same feelings as me and struggles with the distance too. Try and be happy for her. Yeah it is crap but i guess the distance shouldn't stop you from living your life and them living theirs. Maybe just try and turn the conversation to a common interest rather than loads of problems. I hope you get to see them soon
    Yeh I feel bad because she doesn't have many friends either, and she's in the same boat as me in that she's lost touch with a lot of people. At least with her, her boyfriend is really popular so she's always meeting people through him.

    It sucks because i'm planning to get her an awesome Christmas present but won't be able to give it to her in person.
    • Thread Starter
    Offline

    0
    ReputationRep:
    (Original post by sr90)
    Yeh I feel bad because she doesn't have many friends either, and she's in the same boat as me in that she's lost touch with a lot of people. At least with her, her boyfriend is really popular so she's always meeting people through him.

    It sucks because i'm planning to get her an awesome Christmas present but won't be able to give it to her in person.
    Could you maybe send it in the post?
    Offline

    2
    ReputationRep:
    (Original post by El1710)
    My best friend lives abroad and recently I really miss her and it is starting to get me down. I dread her visiting because I know she will have to leave. Any advice on how to deal with a long distance friendship?
    Just cut her off. Clearly it is giving you more pain than happiness
    • TSR Support Team
    Offline

    19
    ReputationRep:
    TSR Support Team
    (Original post by El1710)
    Could you maybe send it in the post?
    Already planned to. Just wish I could do it personally :sad:
    • Thread Starter
    Offline

    0
    ReputationRep:
    (Original post by Unbannable)
    Just cut her off. Clearly it is giving you more pain than happiness
    Why would i want to cut my friend off just because she lives far away?!
    • Thread Starter
    Offline

    0
    ReputationRep:
    (Original post by sr90)
    Already planned to. Just wish I could do it personally :sad:
    It sucks, but luckily my friend is flying over in March to stay with me so I am saving my christmas present for then
 
 
 
Reply
Submit reply
Turn on thread page Beta
TSR Support Team

We have a brilliant team of more than 60 Support Team members looking after discussions on The Student Room, helping to make it a fun, safe and useful place to hang out.

Updated: November 14, 2015
Poll
Do you agree with the proposed ban on plastic straws and cotton buds?

The Student Room, Get Revising and Marked by Teachers are trading names of The Student Room Group Ltd.

Register Number: 04666380 (England and Wales), VAT No. 806 8067 22 Registered Office: International House, Queens Road, Brighton, BN1 3XE

Write a reply...
Reply
Hide
Reputation gems: You get these gems as you gain rep from other members for making good contributions and giving helpful advice.