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Might not see my best mate for 4 years at least. watch

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    Kind of disheartening cause I don't have too many friends, and of those that I do, they fail to resemble the relationship I have with my best mate. He's travelling in a few days/weeks and after a year or so, straight to University. Considering that It's highly unlikely that I'd be able to visit him, that we're going to be going to University In separate countries and that this will be the longest we'll ever go without being In each others presence. How do I:

    1). Maintain the relationship.
    2). Deal with the time apart.

    The answer to both your questions is the same really, to cope with the time apart you need to maintain that relationship you have, because as long as you keep contact and know that you are still best mates, then the distance and time apart won’t seem so bad. So, you should both take a little time to settle at uni and then work out when you are both free, schedule a time each week or every couple of days when you can skype or call each other for a few hours. If you are studying similar things then you could discuss those sorts of things, like a sort of study group. You could expand how you communicate, send letters to each other as well as calling and what not. You should also get a few random social medias that make communicating a bit different, so Snapchat is a good example cause you could both see what the other is experiencing and doing and knowing they are doing okay could make that distance feel a little easier.

    There will also be times when you are both on break, half term and what not, if you find out what dates you are free in advance then you could book really cheap flights so that you can see each other for a few days 😊
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