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The cool breeze of the wind that touched my skin brought me back to the present. I have not noticed that my mind had traveled back in time.
It’s amazing how years had gone by so fast and yet your memories sometimes still linger in my mind. I heard that you’re happy with the woman you chose to be with for the rest of your life. Believe me, I am happy for you. I wish I could have that same fate in the right time. I know that as my beloved friend you had wish that for me, too.
Looking back, I never thought that one day, I could proudly say, “I have moved on.” But it happened. Indeed, time heals all wounds. My wounded heart had been healed. The scar that was engraved is now a part of my yesterday.
You did not know how hard it was for me to let you go. The things that I went through when I decided to forget my feelings towards you were unbearable. I cried a lot. I missed those times when we freely talk about anything. I liked the way we could be who we are whenever we were together. We felt comfortable having each other’s side. For the longest time, I have not felt this to anyone. You had the big part of my fragile heart. But of course, we knew that it could not be like this forever.
The day we decided to just forget everything, I knew in my heart that it was the end of my last strand of hope to be with you. Though it was a very difficult decision, I knew that it was the right one.
Now I understand that we are not fated to love each other more than friends. It’s not your fault. Neither do I. It’s just God knew that we were not meant to be. We just kept trying to know that it’s tiring to be trapped in that cycle.
You are my one great love. Thinking about it makes me smile. Though destiny sets us apart, still those memories that we have created can be forever remembered and treasured. You taught me that in love, there is pain. Yet it is worth keeping and experiencing.
Thank you for the friendship. Thank you for trying your best to choose me. Thank you for being a good friend to me. Thank you for teaching me that there’s one great love without a happy ending.
Please know that I have moved on a long time ago. My mind is just musing on the past. But trust me, I am already okay.
I know somewhere along the road, we will still see each other. When that time comes, I hope that we can treat each other the same way.