Try not to stress over the shady people who betrayed you. I know it hurts, but the truth is that they were always shady, they're never going to change, and you're actually much better off now because at least you know who they really are. (For my friend)
Absence makes the heart grow fonder. I appreciate this quote so much. I can't even explain how true this has proved to be. Just be patient if you're going through a time of absence with someone you love.