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The Last Hug

They were sitting on their favorite bench in the park, surrounded by the soft chirping of crickets and the distant laughter of children playing.

By Jackmiko99Published about a month ago 2 min read

Jonni and Jihan were inseparable. They met in college, fell in love during late-night study sessions and coffee dates, and built a life together. But life had its plans, and now Jonni was about to embark on a journey far away, leaving Jihan behind.

It was a warm summer evening when Jonni broke the news to Jihan. They were sitting on their favorite bench in the park, surrounded by the soft chirping of crickets and the distant laughter of children playing.

"Jihan, I got the job offer," Jonni said, excitement and apprehension mingling in his voice.

Jihan's smile faltered for a moment before she replied, "That's amazing, Jonni! Where is it?"

"It's in another state," Jonni answered, his gaze dropping to the ground.

Jihan's heart sank. She knew this day might come, but she didn't expect it to be so soon. "When are you leaving?" she asked, trying to keep her voice steady.

"Next month," Jonni replied softly, his eyes meeting hers, filled with sadness.

They sat in silence for a while, each lost in their own thoughts, the weight of Jonni's impending departure hanging heavy in the air.

As the days passed, Jihan tried to make the most of the time they had left together. They went on long walks, cooked their favorite meals, and spent countless hours cuddled up on the couch, watching movies and reminiscing about their happiest moments.

But no matter how hard they tried to ignore it, the inevitable goodbye loomed over them like a dark cloud.

The night before Jonni was set to leave, they sat on their balcony, the city lights twinkling in the distance.

"I don't want you to go," Jihan whispered, her voice barely audible over the gentle hum of the night.

Jonni wrapped his arms around her, pulling her close. "I don't want to leave you either, Jihan. But this opportunity is too important to pass up."

They held each other tightly, neither wanting to let go, as tears welled up in their eyes.

"I'll come visit you as often as I can," Jonni promised, pressing a kiss to Jihan's forehead.

Jihan nodded, trying to hold back her tears. "I know. But it won't be the same."

They stayed like that for what felt like an eternity, clinging to each other as if their lives depended on it, trying to memorize the feel of each other's embrace.

When they finally pulled away, Jihan wiped away her tears with the back of her hand, forcing a small smile. "I guess this is it, huh?"

Jonni nodded, his own eyes shining with unshed tears. "Yeah. But it's not goodbye forever, Jihan. I'll always come back to you."

They hugged each other one last time, the embrace filled with all the love, sadness, and longing they felt for each other.

As Jonni's taxi pulled away from the curb the next morning, Jihan stood on the sidewalk, watching him disappear into the distance, her heart breaking with every passing moment.

But amidst the pain of separation, there was a glimmer of hope in Jihan's heart. Because no matter how far apart they were, she knew that their love would always bring them back together.

And as she stood there, watching the taillights of Jonni's taxi fade into the morning light, she whispered a silent promise to herself: This isn't the end, Jonni. It's just the beginning of a new chapter for us.


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