She's Gone. Now What?
By Jake Albright for BounceBack.com
Three years, five months and 11 days. That was the length of the relationship. A good healthy loving relationship right up until the moment that it wasn't. Things were bad and needed to end, but when she left, I still felt painful amounts of loneliness.
There are lots of men like me who've committed themselves to a partner only to see them disappear into the ether. Fortunately for me, there was no cheating or deception, just a slowly expanding void that eventually became too wide for us to manage. The weekends we spent at the beach just a short walk from our apartment in LA, were replaced with her solo shopping trips and my golf game. We started to habitualize our separation, and in doing so allowed our connection to fizzle. Eventually the light went out.
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A few weeks after she left I decided I needed to move locations. I'll be honest, the move was partly stemming from the