Even when it’s in the best interest of your friend, we all suffer emotionally when our best friend moves away. Sometimes, the move is sudden and the revelation is shocking. At other times, we’ve known about it for some time, but still find it difficult to deal with. We usually look for the best ways to cope with this loss. There are things we can do to help ourselves in this situation. Talk to your friend, be honest about your feelings and understanding of their reasons. Be supportive and helpful, offer helping hand with packing. Try to spend more time with your friend before they move, create memorable moments and maybe even throw a party for them. Be thoughtful, give a goodbye gift and promise you will stay in touch – your friend will appreciate it.
- Learning that your best friend is moving away is always sad news, even if you expected it.
- Here are ten ways to keep your friend’s move from causing you too much pain.
- You should support their decision and even try to aid them with packing for their move.
“The important thing is to get the chance to discuss the upcoming move with your friend while taking a pleasant walk in a park or while having a drink in your favorite bar. Talk openly about the big changes that are coming and how those changes will affect, directly or indirectly, your friendship.”