14 May 2014
When I moved down to Florida, I moved because of some issues I was having in Utah. There came a time when I was in Florida that I had nobody to talk to. So one day I got to finally meet my dad’s part of the family they were honestly as sweet as honey. At first I did not feel welcomed or part of the family. Finally came the day I met my first girl cousin.
The day I finally met my cousin Yanai I was still going through this bad experience. I can honestly say she could read me like I was a book. My cousin knew I had gone through something horrible. Then when we started talking I found out she had gone through the same thing. I can still remember when we were crying like babies, I could feel her skin as she hugged me and said, “Don’t worry, baby girl, I’m here. “
I could say I felt this very strong and beautiful bond that we had. After that day we were like two peas in a pot, inseparable. We hung out every day and had sleepovers every week. She was like my therapist. She listened to my problems and helped regain my strength.
The sad part was when I left we both cried so much. What was kind of her and her family Is that they threw a good bye party before I left. It made me feel special but most of all like family. Although she is in Florida and I am in Utah we still talk because no matter how far we are when we talk it feels like I’m right next to her.
So for example if you see somebody upset or a post on Facebook of somebody being sad don’t be afraid to tell them “if you need somebody to listen to you or talk to I’m here” because it can change their whole day or even life.
Submitted by Anonymous
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