Two years ago, a gorgeous, witty co-worker changed my world. Now he is leaving

Tell Me About It: He’s moving to be with a boyfriend he’s only just met. It’s the worst pain I have ever felt

“Without taking the risk of opening up our interest to a potential partner, we would never have a relationship.” Photograph: Getty Images

“Without taking the risk of opening up our interest to a potential partner, we would never have a relationship.” Photograph: Getty Images

I am a man in my early 30s and have been working in a small company in the countryside for the past five years. Two years ago, a gorgeous, witty guy with a really interesting background joined the organisation, and my whole world changed.

Before he started working with me, my career was dull, boring and unexciting to say the least. I established very early on that he was also gay and we became very close friends. I began to look forward to going to work.

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