Distance between places and distance between two people changes a lot of things. It plays mind games with you. It amplifies every possible emotion. It changes how you look at situations. It gives you a different perspective. It teaches you, you learn about others and you learn about yourself. It forces you to decide, to make a choice. It forces you to adapt to a new surrounding and to make do with what you have.
What does school education teaches us? Sometimes I think the lessons we truly learn is from life itself.