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I miss my friends and family for different reasons - at different times.

It's at that moment when you want them there. It could be for a flashing second - that you see someone wearing a shirt they would wear or you see someone in a really bad outfit and you want to gossip about it.

It's weird how homesickness sneaks up on you. It would be better if it was all at once and then you could get it over with. But perhaps that's the beauty of it. That's why it's painful. And that why you realize you need your friends and family so much.

How do you miss people if you see them every day? The sad thing is that we need to be away from the people we love to appreciate how important they are to us.

It's difficult but without distance, they are just there.

They are nothing more than the toast you make in the morning or the dinner tea you make at night. Reducing your loved ones to a daily routine.

That's why we need distance.

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