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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Non-Fiction  |  House: Booksie Classic

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The Move

I didn’t believe it. My brain was simply unable to process that I would soon be leaving everyone and everything I had loved so dearly behind.

My mother asked that I don’t go around telling everyone where we were moving, and I didn’t have a problem doing this because, you see, I didn’t believe it myself. I didn’t believe it when my father would get annoyed that I was incredibly slow at packing my bags.

I didn’t believe it when the taxi arrived to drive me away from my home that I had spent my childhood in, my teenage years and the beginning of my adulthood.

I didn’t believe when we had to give away our beloved cat Toby

I remember looking up at the balcony as I got into the cab, thinking deep down inside that I would be back. This wasn’t real. There was no way I was leaving my home and friends forever. I would be back.

It was real...


Submitted: July 09, 2015

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Tahir Hamid

DEAR CRISS,

I suffered from severe depression and anxiety for 11 years from the age of 20 onward..my parents had a hard time believing that i could suffer from mental sickness...so they they delayed taking me to a psychologist...i was meanwhile treated by psycho therapists..i suffered from panic disorder, restlessness, fatigue, regular upset stomach, nausea, vomiting, intense fear of dying, excess guilt, etc....had my parents taken me to a psychiatrist i may have been healed earlier...now i want you to write to me in detail about your suffering and i feel that i may be able to help you out...my email address is tahirhamid37@yahoo.com...take care KRISS

Sun, July 12th, 2015 4:08pm

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Thank you :)
I will write to you right away.

Sun, July 12th, 2015 10:49pm

Sharief Hendricks

Oh I feel you on this chapter Criss...moving and change is such a challenge and a PAIN !

Thu, July 9th, 2020 8:16am

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Looking back on it now, i have no idea how i managed to live through it. I think i was in a lot of denial.
Thanks for the comment,.

Fri, July 10th, 2020 5:10am

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