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I Am Losing My Best Friend

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    "Best Friends" - Doesn't Mean Forever

    I wrote a poem to sum up the loss of my best friend. After 12 years of genuine friendship, her boyfriend came between us and caused an unfixable fight. He told people he wanted me out of her life and that I was a bad influence and just brought her down. I told her and she didn't...
    behindthesmile86 behindthesmile86 22-25, F 5 Responses May 15, 2009

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    About a year ago I met a girl.

    At first we had some feelings for each other but it never turned into anything. She then got a boyfriend but we stayed close and became best friends. Then her boyfriend went off to the Navy and that's when things became painful. She and her boyfriend started having problems...
    Lordenten Lordenten 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 22

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    Hello

    Hi, i've been in social limbo for a while, i feel as though i've been abandoned by those i loved and cared about, I never really had alot of friends in my lifetime so far, i move about ALOT, but im done moving and found myself i home here with my family, It was great at the start...
    Carbonic Carbonic 16-17, M 2 Responses Dec 13, 2009

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    Julie...

    My bff... I feel like i'm slowly losing you. We IM less and less, we don't play the online games we used to love to play together, we don't do puzzles anymore...I guess it was my fault, I fell in love with you and that was a mistake because you'll never love me in the same way...
    Dman328 Dman328 16-17, M 2 Responses Jun 14, 2011

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    An Unforgettable Bond

                Once upon a time there was a girl I knew, brown hair, blue eyes. When she smiled, I smiled. When she cried, I cried. Every single thing that happened to me that mattered, in some way had to do with her. She was...
    behindthesmile86 behindthesmile86 22-25, F 6 Responses Apr 18, 2009

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    Depression. Bipolar. Disorders.

    Me and my best friend are both the same. We both get angry and moody alot and have most of the same problems such as purging, broken families and friends we have lost. You might this that me and my best friend are ****** up but that's not the case. We both love each other and...
    MisunderstoodGirl1 MisunderstoodGirl1 16-17, F Nov 18, 2013

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    I Don't Have One

    This is a personal narrative I wrote about losing my best friend to a girl who happened to be my best friend before this and I don't know what to title it please help me. I plop down on my couch watching Awkward on MTV, waiting for Allison’s mom, Sylvia, to pick me up. I...
    jaraahhhhhh jaraahhhhhh 13-15, F Sep 29, 2013

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    Irreplaceable

    She is the second person in my 31 years of life that I can honestly say is my best friend, I waited 16 years for someone like her to come into my life, and last May she did. We met in paradice, last year the company took our husbands and their wives to Cuba and we hit it off with...
    Jesusfoundme Jesusfoundme 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 23, 2012

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    I Messed Up A Good Friendship..,

    We only known each other for about 6 months or so but time doesn't really matter sometimes. The first time we met was at a halloween party that him and his roommate/best friend was throwing. I went because ironically I had fallen out with another friend and the plans I had before...
    Consequences Consequences 22-25, M Mar 3, 2011

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    Stomach Tied In Knots

    h, my stomach’s tied in knots I’m afraid of what I’ll find if you wanna talk tonight Ooh ooh See the problem isn’t you, it’s me, I know I can tell, I’ve seen it time after time And I’ll push you away (mmm) I guess you're afraid, oh, no And I can't live without you...
    AsherBarakat AsherBarakat 22-25, F Nov 13, 2013

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    I'M Just So Lonely.. :(

    My Best Friend just got out of a serious relationship of 2 years, and now nearly 2 months later she's secretly starting to have feelings for her brother's best friend. Whenever he's over her house, its just them two in her room until I show up, she talks about him a lot, she...
    KW24 KW24 18-21, F Jun 25, 2013

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    Best Friend Is Fading Away

    Junior year me and this girl started to become close. By the summer time we worked together and became best friends. We were always together and did everything together. By the end of the summer she for her license and we didn't see each other as much cause she had her car...
    lonelygirl543 lonelygirl543 16-17 1 Response Dec 26, 2012

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    I woke up today early

    while my man is still asleep. i started checking my IG. Then i saw my best friend. We are friends for 15 years now but even though she left our town for the last 10 years we still find way to travel to either my place or her place. Last year i think she checked my phone, and...
    AtPeaceEros AtPeaceEros 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 17

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    In the 5 yrs since I met my dear friend,

    we've been through alot together. As individuals, we both have a great deal of life experience. We each had hectic existences, some toxic ppl that seem genuinely impossible to omit from our lives, & battle our own demons (sumtimes more successfully than others). This is the...
    EpicBlunder EpicBlunder 31-35, F Jan 27

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    Do You Ever Remember?

    Do you Ever Remember? Friends forever, Do you remember saying that together? Do you remember not wanting to grow up? Sitting and watching the sunset glow? Do you remember what you used to say? That you would be there for me every single day? Do you remember when you would grab my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 13, 2013

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    I'M Losing My Best Friend To Cancer

    Well it's been a horrible couple of weeks, appointments, scans, blood tests, more scans, biopsy, then they say its lung cancer 6-12 months wtf!! She started off just feeling tired and struggled to catch her breath ... The Chemo has started ..., I'm still in shock I think. Can't...
    bootypie77 bootypie77 41-45, F 1 Response Oct 18, 2013

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    I'm Actually Terrified

    My best friends name is RoseMary (I call her Remy). I've known Remy for almost four years and since day one we've been close. She was a new kid and we just connected. In the beginning I had another best friend of eight years who meant everything to me, but we were drifting apart...
    AngelicaFern AngelicaFern 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 24, 2013

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    Losing My Soul..............

    i m losing my best frn....i don't know what to do...she is not talking to me...we had some arguement..den she stopped talking to me....i call her daily...4-5 times...i cry for her...i m going through a very tough time...n i know she is also..n she totally need me.....i know we...
    teengirl07 teengirl07 16-17, F Jun 22, 2013

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    Soul sisters, to be frank - That's me

    and my bestest best friend, which is what we like to call each other. We've only known each other for about a year and we didn't start of as good friends at all, in fact we fought before around halfway through the year, we became close and discovered we were so very much alike...
    xxxrina xxxrina 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 11

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    The long talks everyday turned into just

    once in a couple days to once a month you get what I'm saying. Seems like everyday I'm drifting away but what can you do? oh well, yea ***** just throw six years of friendship. I saw it coming though 5 months ago that this was going to happen.You can just sense when things aren...
    fedp fedp 13-15, F Mar 16

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    Everything Has Changed

    My best friend has supported me through some of the most difficult times in my life. He looked after me like a father.Recently I moved away. It's hard to stay in touch because a lot of people, especially people at our church, suspected there was something romantic going on and...
    Byebyebabyblue Byebyebabyblue 31-35, F 3 Responses Jan 27, 2010

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    I am losing my friends due to a girl he doesn't

    want to give up on. We had caught her cheating and messing around but he still doesn't give in. It's like I wanna help him but he jus going for the wrong choices it's not even love if it's continues pattern it's jus stupidity. Yet no matter how I tell him he won't listen. I don...
    FVME FVME 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 23

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    Do You Even Care About Our Friendship?

    Because i'm really feeling like this **** is one sided. We walk two miles to your house and you can't even give us a courtesy call that your leaving? We go to see you ever Monday and your to lazy to get up off your lazy *** and detach yourself from your PS3. You don't do...
    aliceXIONU aliceXIONU 18-21, F Jul 16, 2012

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    Best Friend To Painful Memory

    It sucks to realize that the friendship doesn't hold the same weight to everybody. Some people can have many friends they're not very close to. I can't imagine that. I can only have one or two friends at a time. To me, friendship is one of the deepest, most important, and most...
    mirrorscantlie mirrorscantlie 18-21, F Jan 13, 2013

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    My friend is a Jehovah's Witness

    and can never hang out with me out of school, and I feel bad. But I still love her with all my heart and am willing to do anything for her. Because I understand her.
    vksoccergoalie vksoccergoalie 13-15, F Apr 14

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    The Male Importance

    its crazy to think that no matte how long youve been bestfriends with someone they can find a man and assume that he is whats best for her and completely forget about you.i have a friend who recently met a new mate and has been spending every single day together, they are...
    younggirllost younggirllost 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 10, 2012

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    Shes So Far Gone

    Jennifer & I have been bestfriends since 5ths grade.. well more 6th. Her & I use to be able to tell each other absolutely everything. Well now.. not so much. She told me she was bisexual here recently & I was ok with it. But she has been with her "new bestfriend". She told her...
    Secretlydepressed1585 Secretlydepressed1585 22-25, F Oct 1, 2013

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    Losing My Best Friend.

     me and my best friend have been friends since 2nd grade. since then obviously our friendship has changed but we've never been distant, or not called eachother for long periods of time.  then when highschool started (im a junior) i changed schools. we are still in the...
    bambiblue bambiblue 16-17 7 Responses Dec 30, 2008

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    Life Is Too Short

    My best friend, my soul mate, my companion, my sister is dying. Only 16 she is. Six months to live. I thought I would be okay with this, I thought I would be able to cope, but no. I feel as everyday her life gets shorter, the more lonely I am becoming. I do not have many friends...
    FlyingJames123 FlyingJames123 13-15, M Jun 2, 2013

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    My best friend is the best.

    We have gone to high school together and we have been roommates in college for three years (and probably a fourth). We have been through a lot together; we have both helped each other during the worst of times. Recently, he took an exam for which I was helping him study. The...
    CAdaPro CAdaPro 18-21, M Mar 20

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    My best friend Ashe knew I liked a guy named Jo

    for almost a year I loved him so much and I always talked about him even when I moved to a different town. She invited him over so I could see him one day and I just kinda noticed that it looked like he liked her. But I dismissed it and I always talking about him to Ashe and he...
    NonexistantSoul NonexistantSoul 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    Putting Your Heart And Soul Into A Friendship, Losing Them Anyways.

    I'm a young girl still in school. Many people tell me how mature I can be sometimes. I'm stuck with younger kids, and it's really hard for me to connect. I find that usually as I get older and older the kids start maturing, but most of them are all still very immature. I've made...
    cydneyxx cydneyxx 13-15, F Jun 8, 2013

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    Only Important To Her When She's Single.

    She cares more about her boyfriend. He's now living with her. She's 17. He doesn't like me. Because I like black people. And because I like women. But mostly because she and I used to fool around. But I don't like him either. He's a stupid redneck. He's turning...
    Merralada Merralada 18-21, F 7 Responses Jun 13, 2010

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    Replaced

    Everyone around me keeps telling me that I'm being dramatic and that I just need to calm down, but I know that I am not imagining what is happening. I am losing my best friend of five years. When I first met her, I hated her. Literally. She was the last person on planet Earth I...
    clcsilent clcsilent 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 13, 2013

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    I'm Breaking My Promise

    I was really gratefull to God that I was given such a wonderful friend. I've always looked up to him like my own brother. I made a promise to God that I would always be there for him.  We've had a lot of fun goofing around sharing stories and experiences. But lately...
    wolfsbane25 wolfsbane25 26-30 3 Responses Jun 12, 2010

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    Lost My Bestfriend

    On Sunday my bestfriend told me we can still be friends as long as we dont hang out, and rarely talk. At 1130 am my lunch plans got canceled last minute on sunday. I was sad. I went home and i really want to talk a break from life and go to sleep. So i slightly overdosed on my...
    Linndsay Linndsay 26-30 Jun 26, 2013

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    Marriage: The Friendship Murderer

    So, I have this completely reasonable, yet undeniably childish fear. When all my friends get married, I will be destined for a dusty shelf, with only an ever-silent phone and wee fistfuls of pills for company. I think pretty much everyone thinks the same thing at times. Or has...
    kikis2 kikis2 22-25, F Sep 5, 2013

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    Devastated After Ending Friendship

    Today my ex-best friend, Damon, and I ended our 5 year friendship. I am so devastated. He is the only person outside of my family to know everything about me and accept me without judging me. He has protected me in the past and has gone out of his way at times to include me in...
    sosadforlosinghim sosadforlosinghim 36-40 Jul 4, 2013

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    Okay yesterday I went to my best friend's

    volleyball game. We've been friends since 6th grade and were at the end of 8th. (We both transferred schools so we don't see each other often.) And after the game our conversations were awkward and this girl came over and my friend was like, "Before it was you she was my best...
    lonelybleu lonelybleu 13-15, F Apr 14

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    My Best Friend Is Leaving Me And I Need Advice Please

    Me and my best friend knew eachother for 6 years and most would say we were inseperable. We lived together, she looked after me for two years when i was sick and we put eachother through a lot but always remained close. I have a personality disorder and eventually the mental...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jan 1, 2010

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    Every Year.

    We were close once. But after a while things just begin to change. I can tell you many stories about how I know when I lose a best friend, but sometimes the reason is because I don't give them enough of my attention to make them want to stay. In my mind, losing a best friend is...
    distanceandspace distanceandspace 18-21, F Nov 18, 2013

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    I Think My Friend Is Dying

    I hadn't seen him in about two months, maybe actually a little less......I knew he had been dealing with some health issues, but I didn't think he was going to be this bad...... He asked us to meet him at this club he frequents, right away I was shocked to see how bad he was...
    Oldfool81 Oldfool81 36-40, M Sep 27, 2013

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    I'm losing my best friend.

    I remember when it was just, You and I. Three years forth, He came along, And then it was, He, You and I. And now... It's just you and him, And all I can think, Is, How is it so easy for you to just ******* forget the ONE person, Out of 7 ******* billion, And you forget, The only...
    giantpandapoop giantpandapoop 16-17, F Dec 5, 2013

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    Drifting Away

    throught my life friends that i have gotten really close to have all drifted away from me for one reasn or another. the friends i have drifted away from have all gotten into smoking pot, which is something im not interested in myself. anyway my friend nbilly was for a while the...
    NeverBeenKissed93 NeverBeenKissed93 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 19, 2009

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    Best Buds

    Me and my best friend hit a bit of a rough patch over the last year, fortunately we're back on speaking terms, now i feel the only way to progress and bond like we used to is by taking an interest and becoming enthusiastic about the things he loves, this would not be a problem if...
    Sublimelovecuts Sublimelovecuts 18-21, M 4 Responses Feb 16, 2013

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    Bestfriend World Is Dying...

    MY BESTFRIEND & I HAVE BEEN FRIENDS FOR 4YRS. . IVE ALWAYS BEEN THERE FOR HER REGARDLESS. I'VE PUT MA FEELINGS AND PROBLEMS ASIDE TO BE THERE AND HELP HER WITH WHATEVER SHE NEEDED. BUT IN THE END IM ALWAYS THE ONE LOOKING STUPID OR FEELINGS ALL HURT. I LOVE MY BESTFRIEND. SHE IS...
    shaybabie0703 shaybabie0703 18-21, F Nov 29, 2011

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    He's My Best Friend But I'm Not His...and It Hurts

    Tomorrow, my best friend is going back home to Spain. Today was his last day, and instead of spending it around the flat with me, he chose to not even speak to me and go out for the entire time with a vietnamese girl who giggles a lot and can flirt and who he obviously likes a...
    papercastles papercastles 22-25, F 4 Responses May 25, 2010

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    Seperated With My Best Friend

    Hey guys just wanna share my story to all of you please don't laugh or anything cuz i have been sad for a very long time ok here it is It all started last year when i was still in fifth grade so your wondering im still in sixth grade i dont usually talk too much because they...
    CreeperHUGZ CreeperHUGZ 18-21, M Oct 4, 2013

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    I Think My Best Friend Is Leaving Me.

    I think my best friend is over our friendship. We have been friends for over 10 years. Below is the email I composed to him. I havent sent it yet. Im not sure I will. If I dont send it I can ptetend that we still have something. If your done being my friend, just be honest and...
    Linndsay Linndsay 26-30 Jun 22, 2013

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    After 5 Years, I'm Loosing My Best Friend

    We met 5 years ago and have been as close as sisters ever since! we went through very rough times.. I supported her throughout all her problems with family, school, drugs and she did the same to me. She basically moved school and met this other girl who they work together AND go...
    CarpeDiem2013 CarpeDiem2013 18-21 2 Responses Apr 20, 2012

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    I was in San Diego for the weekend, but currently Live in Los Angeles. From San Diego to la is about 1 hr and 45 minutes drive on a good day . I was there Friday night. Worked...
    socalsissi socalsissi 36-40, T 18 hrs ago

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    lost a friend, don't care but, looking for a best friend M/F
    deedeebear deedeebear 18-21, F 13 hrs ago

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    Her name is Misaka! She is my bestest friend in the whole world. I can tell her anything without her judging me. She is like a sister to me. She makes me smile and everything. I...
    KaguyaSumeragi KaguyaSumeragi 13-15, F 8 hrs ago

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    This might sound ridiculous but my llamas were my best friends and I lost 2 of them this year. and I miss my boys like crazy and I can't sleep tonight because I miss them too much...
    Kat51 Kat51 18-21, F 19 hrs ago

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    I have been grieving over my best friend since we both grew apart. She turned into a mean spirited person and started just being awful to me and my family who had always treated...
    SubmissiveArtist SubmissiveArtist 18-21, F Apr 9

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