Dear M Girl,
My friend Hannah and I have been best friends since the 1st grade. We always planned on going to the same middle school, high school and even college together! But next month she'll be moving to another state because her family bought a house there. We were so upset and sad for days! I don't know what I'm going to do?! I know I can't stop them from moving, but I'm worried that our strong friendship will be OVER. Please help me...
It's totally hard when you're separated from someone you love, like a best friend! Since they're going to be moving soon, my advice to you is to spend the most time with Hannah now (and enjoy every minute of it)! Thinking about her leaving will ruin the fun times you can have right NOW! Your friendship will change when she leaves but you could find other ways of communicating with each other so you never lose contact. If your friendship remains strong, maybe you can both become roommates when you're older and still go to college together. How awesome would that be?! Just remember to keep in touch - that could be with a letter, phone call or even a text! Make sure she knows that even though she'll be far, she'll still have a best friend in you.