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I Broke Up With a Friend

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    Letting Go of a Friendship Turned Toxic

    A toxic friend is someone who, after spending time with them, makes you feel bad about yourself instead of good; someone who tends to be critical of you — sometimes in a subtle way and sometimes not so subtle; a friend who drains you emotionally, financially, or mentally. I...
    Silentwaterfall Silentwaterfall 26-30 Jun 30, 2013

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    we were so close but suddenly everything

    changed.i want to delete our memories from my mind right now.. ...98%....99%...100%!!!! deleted!!! :p
    00roshana00 00roshana00 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 30

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    I Broke Up With My Dream

    I broke up with a friend, who also happened to be my ... boyfriend ... kind of.  It was a friendship with on and off periods of passionate romance. As a partner he is horrible. I really mean it: immature, selfish, fresh, irresponsible, unattached. As a friend he is the most...
    Mkarronni Mkarronni 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 18, 2010

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    Did She Really Just Say That?

    So I'd been good friends with this girl since freshmen year and by senior year she had really changed.  She wasn't the funny and chipper person I'd known when I entered high school.  She was now cynical and judgemental, yelling at people in the hall that they look like...
    SexPistols SexPistols 18-21 3 Responses Jul 10, 2010

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    I Initiate a Lot of 'break Ups'

    I really don't like the details of my story/ies, but I'm trying to post a story in each group I join... Silly goal, but one I've already said I'll do... I wrote a confession for the most current and personal one...   I break up with friends a lot... It's a faulty coping...
    espritdescalier espritdescalier 18-21, F 5 Responses Jun 15, 2009

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    I feel like I'm getting divorced.

    Here it is: I think I have a little sight into what you feel when you're getting divorce and when you're just divorced. I had that one longtime friend, to whom I shared everything. Obviously, I had a lot of expectations, like honesty and right-speaking. I always thought that...
    garagara garagara 16-17 Aug 12

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    Friends Turned Strangers

    Never intended to write a long story but I desperately need an outlet for this.She become my friend in our sophomore year. I don't know how we got close, we literally shared every thoughts and everything went well. The whole class was jealous of our friendship and I was very...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 9, 2012

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    On the 1st of January 2014.

    I was friends with a girl I knew via Facebook for nearly four years. We became really good friends. We never met until last December when i accompanied her and a friend to take her academic results at her school. I had seen her photos on Facebook, but she never saw me. In fact...
    ashfaaqb ashfaaqb 18-21, M Jan 8

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    Take Me Back To The Day

    I had a very old friend of mine and funny enough she was my first cousin an we were like sisters at one point but I had to break up are friendship. My cousin was a out spoken person and could be set in her ways and not have the best manners at times but I never pointed it out to...
    Elizabeth1993 Elizabeth1993 18-21, F Aug 5, 2012

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    It Started As An Innocent Crush

    I went to elementary school that was situated in the South of Chicago. It was one of those schools that was filled with many students who were gang affiliated or had serious mental problems, as most schools like that at the time did. I was one of the only Mexican American...
    scottiedoeknows scottiedoeknows 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 12, 2010

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    I Broke Up With a Friend of 20 Years

    I need an outsider's opinion please. I apologize for the length of this. I recently ended a friendship of more than 20 years. While we have always been there for each other, shared a lot of memories and laughs, this friendship has also had two major issues that have come up...
    Kimber12 Kimber12 31-35, F 5 Responses Jun 15, 2009

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    Trust Is Delicate

    I was friends with this girl for four years. Our friendship started in middle school and ended in the middle of high school. I had to end it because she made me feel awful. She would often get mad or upset with me and give me the cold shoulder. Whenever I tried to ask her what I...
    philosophicmyth philosophicmyth 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 18, 2010

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    Hello.

    Emotional realities are really second nature once you become accustomed to being in a relationship, i found it very revealing to myself when i broke free of the tremendous pressures of depression, that all these emotions are already there before you go into a relationship, they...
    RevelN RevelN 18-21, M Jun 29, 2013

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    I Don't Feel Bad

    I was friends with a girl for over 12 years and last week I told her I didn't want to be friends with her anymore and truthfully I don't regret it. She's a spoiled person who just wants to have her own way. Like there would times when we were hanging out with each other she would...
    Klong91 Klong91 22-25, F 3 Responses May 19, 2010

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    Lily25f Lily25f 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 30

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    We had a great day with friends while drinking beer and eating grilled chicken.One of my best true friend got drunked and went to my neighboors room.Sorry for her coz the person...
    meagsss meagsss 26-30, F Aug 22

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    I don't drink regularly, but I LOVE a chill night out with friends.
    Liaannmarie Liaannmarie 22-25, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    this is the drawing she said i copy her, but i didn'tI was repeating the year, when he entered a new student whose name, I'm not here, will be X because she does not deserve to...
    lovingCuteSmartGirl lovingCuteSmartGirl 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 31

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    All the time :) but you gotta make sure they're ya friend first
    ciciyoshi ciciyoshi 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    I have done it in the past but not with current friends.
    JustmeinSeattle JustmeinSeattle 61-65, M Aug 21

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    I am moving and they dont seem to care. Even my best friend...
    ShyProdigy ShyProdigy 13-15, M 2 Responses Aug 22

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    So I need some ideas. This guy and I are new friends and we want to hang out and get to know each other better. Usually everyone picks what we are doing and I go along with plans...
    DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 23

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    Several times at hot springs, skinnydipping in a lake once, taking sponge baths with a couple we were backpacking with...
    JustmeinSeattle JustmeinSeattle 61-65, M 1 Response Sep 9

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    It saves me from violent ideation.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Aug 21

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    Lol. A pal picked this group. Me looked at her choice. Me said hmmm. Do i like this. Then me realized. Me is dear abby type. Florence nightyngale type. Pseudo...
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 2 days ago

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    Yup so hit me up and I'll respond
    Amyann114 Amyann114 13-15, F 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    I was married for 13 years to the man I believed would be with me forever. For the first 5 years, everything was good - I practically fell at his feet every single day out of my...
    kmdogmom kmdogmom 46-50, F 5 days ago

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    My story begins in May of 2014. I had a small circle of friends online with which I hanged out with regularly, like every single day, even if it was to talk about our daily life...
    Gregory1990 Gregory1990 22-25, M 3 Responses Sep 8

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    Well, I suppose my narcissist got out of the relationship with me. Exactly 2 weeks ago, everything was rosy again. I say "again" because it was the typical pattern of his daily...
    Avicularia Avicularia 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 5

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    Okay, so probably a lot of people have some problems with friends. but maybe you can give me advice if you take the time out and read all this because it's gonna be a lot but i don...
    sarahellie9088 sarahellie9088 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 6

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    đź’–Your Heart is your Love, Your love is your Family,Your family is your Future , Your future is your Destiny , Your destiny is your Ambition, Your ambition is your Aspiration...
    josh199500100 josh199500100 18-21, M Aug 29

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    My birthday is next month, turning 21. I'm not excited at all, because i know it's gonna be boring. Again another bday with my hubby. I feel like i am so over it, i want to have...
    printsess printsess 18-21 1 Response Sep 4

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    I think I'm starting to like my best friend again. I'm black and he's white and we had a really deep conversation on Friday night but it mostly started the next day from 3am to 5am...
    jessm2194 jessm2194 13-15, F 5 Responses Sep 7

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    Actually, I tend to get bored when I hang out with friends who are similar to me. Don´t get me wrong; I love these friends. Some of them I´ve known all my life. It´s just that...
    lfcalzada lfcalzada 51-55, M 6 days ago

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    Encounter the regional means of everyday living with a combination of non-public transport and occasionally public transportation which include trains, flights and ferries.Does...
    Tysonlk318 Tysonlk318 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 23

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    After reading stories on EP about peoples experience being naked with friends I don't want to feel like I have to get a whole new set of friends that are already nudist to share...
    lemoncrsh lemoncrsh 31-35, M 2 Responses Sep 4

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    I'm about to start my 3rd week of college, and I hate it here. I had a lot of good friends in high school, so I don't know what the problem is. My school is very small (<2,000...
    queesesto queesesto 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 7

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    I have exactly one week and four days before my Senior Year starts and have absolutely no one to enjoy it with. I'm going into yet another school year without friends to talk to...
    stephanies97 stephanies97 16-17, F Aug 24

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    So if you've been following my story then you would know that i'm having an affair with my boss. (If you haven't read the other two stories, rather go read them now before you...
    Maddy1992 Maddy1992 18-21, F Aug 25

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    I had so many bad experiences with "friends". Most of the ones who I have been calling bffs turned out double-faced and selfish. Am I really asking for much when I ask for a...
    anrim654 anrim654 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 26

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    I really need real friend I am alone and feel uncomfortable It is bad feeling without friend
    mona96 mona96 18-21, F 8 Responses Aug 30

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    10 years on and I continue to get the same buzz and pleasure in capturing The ocean in all her glory, 1 fraction of 2nd at any given time.The clock is ticking … so please...
    Tysonlk318 Tysonlk318 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 5

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    When I log in to EP and find friends are offline I feel lonely .Actually after having the day's work, I love to hang out with friends that lightens the bogged mind. I...
    rajchkraborty rajchkraborty 46-50, M Sep 5

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    Actually wanna write some more... I miss him. I miss him so much that I see him in my dreams. And sometimes suddenly think if he would stand nearby... I just miss him. Alright. I...
    feelthu feelthu 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I used to be surrounded with friends.. Now I have none. I cut some off, heck some cut me off! Now I feel lonely which isn't entirely bad. I don't been want to make new friends...
    embellishedSadness embellishedSadness 26-30, F 6 Responses 5 days ago

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    I love hanging out with friends man
    sheylerr sheylerr 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 23

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    Hi everyone. Can u guys tell me your opinion about this please? My bf playing online betting (football) We used to go together and put some money just for fun. It was never more...
    nikolka nikolka 18-21, F Aug 26

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    There's lots of wonderful bars by night and naturally terrific seashores by working day. It is possible to laze around looking at the talent on offer you by the many surfers.Try to...
    Jewelgzr Jewelgzr 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 28

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