My best friend is moving away for a new job

My best friend just got a job working as an electrician in St Petersburg, Florida.

I am really happy for the guy, but I’m going to miss his great conversation and funny humor.

He is shy and clever, but he knows how to make everyone feel great. A few years ago, he wanted to date me. I was with someone else at the time and I didn’t return his romantic advances. We continued to stay friends, and we have been friends for the past three years. When he told me that he was moving to St. Petersburg, Florida, I immediately felt a sad pit in my stomach. I never felt this sadness in my life. I’m not sure what to do about my feelings, because my best friend is really excited to start the new job in St. Petersburg, Florida. Unfortunately, the new job is 2 hours away from our current location. My best friend is moving back to St. Petersburg, Florida to be closer to his folks. His dad is sick and his mom is having some trouble as well. He started applying for electrician jobs in St. Petersburg, Florida a few weeks ago, and he only told me yesterday that he was going to move. There is a chance that I might love this guy, and it’s going to be incredibly difficult to date if he is living in St. Petersburg, and I live two hours away. I really don’t know if there is anything that will make the situation better, so I probably won’t say anything at all.
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