Because he has been a major part of your life, of course you'll miss him. It's perfectly normal. It's like getting a tooth pulled out. After the dentist pulls it out, you're relieved. But how many times does your tongue run itself over the spot where the tooth once was? Probably a hundred times a day.
Just because it was hurting you does not mean you don't notice it's gone. It leaves a gap, and sometimes you see yourself missing it terribly. It's going to take a while. It takes time. Should you have kept the tooth? No, because it was causing you pain. Pulling the tooth was the right decision, but it's still going to hurt a while.
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