When Wanderlust Forces You To Leave The People You Love Behind

To my four best friends from back home, whom I haven’t seen in pretty much a year: “There are amazing people everywhere, but you can search the world over and not find what you have with those who you started with. (…) Until that day you’re together again, just hope that their sunshine that day is as warm as yours.”

Thought Catalog

Have you ever noticed how the sunshine isn’t the same around the world? “Wanderlust” is a word that we glorify. It’s a term thrown around by individuals who aren’t courageous enough to go out and seek what they “lust” for. But it’s not the dreams you have that make you special, it’s what you do to chase them. Those who pursue those dreams of wanderlust are rewarded for their action, able to experience several types of sunshine.

Oftentimes though, the individual will find themselves missing whatever sunshine it is they left behind.

The desire to seek what the world has to offer has deep roots. Roots that grow somewhere deep in the soul. It’s a natural will to see the gigantic world and experience it. The branches that stem reach in different directions, but are still part of the same plant. One branch may be the one that sees a…

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