I Had to Say Goodbye to My Best Friend

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 49 People

    Separate Paths

    We met in grad school.  We had similar research interests, similar goals, similar tastes in music, and we even drove the same kind of car!  We hit it off very well and became quite close over the course of two years or so.  I came to love and respect him.  I...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    May 3, 2008

    Difficult to Say Goodbye

    I've been friends with this girl for a year now and theres just no one like her in the whole world!   Now she is going thru a great deal of problems and she has choosen to withdraw and she doesn't have time to talk to me anymore. Its so sad what shes had to go thru and I...
    Mysticalrevan Mysticalrevan
    26-30, M
    1 Response Apr 15, 2009

    Sadness

    having to say goodbye to my best friend was and is still one of the hardest things i have ever done.i felt so close to her.i do not know what happened.i looked forward to seeing her and spending time with her even if we sat in silence.i use to even lye next to her as we slept.i...
    freeangel freeangel
    31-35, F
    5 Responses Jul 19, 2010

    I"m Sorry But Our Friendship Is Over!

    I said good bye and not in a nice way! I'm just frustrated and it's not all you!  It's just not fair that I do all the work and all you do is keep saying what if! Well F*** the what if's! I can't take it I just can't take it. 
    tks tks
    36-40, F
    10 Responses Aug 4, 2008

    I Had To Say Goodbye To A Love That Just Couldn't Be..

    I fell in love with my best friend- the problem is that we are both married to different people and have families of our own.  We tried to make it work and be able to stay friends but it just hurt us both too much.  I'm so sad and it will be so hard not hearing his...
    Brenda4122 Brenda4122
    41-45
    2 Responses Apr 6, 2010

    Letting You Go Was Harder Than You'll Ever Know

    I have had many friends through out my life. People passing through, staying awhile, and then moving on,  Its not anything new really.  Usually it just happens on it own. Naturally, people just grow apart and take different paths.  This time it was different.  Not to long ago...
    Kuffs150 Kuffs150
    31-35, F
    Aug 9, 2011

    I Said Goodbye to My Best Friend

    I didn't want to, but I just felt I had to do it.  It's a long story that goes back 6 years ago, but would take too long to tell it.  But for the past several months everytime I talk to my best friend she sounds like she has not interest in me or my conversation. ...
    beagleblue beagleblue
    36-40
    4 Responses May 15, 2009

    9/11/08

    As I got ready for work that morning the phone rang a memorable song. It was a familiar voice telling me that my friend, my idle, was gone.She was only 40 and left behind 2 amazing little girls. It's been nearly 2 years now and still I cannot believe. I was forced to say goodbye...
    eoco eoco
    26-30, F
    Jul 20, 2010

    Yet Again But Not Forever

    I have a very dear friend that I had been living with for 2 years and she got me thru the hardest time in my life. Last week I got my own place and had to say goodbye to her, her 11 month old son ( which I have been around his entire life), and her husband which is also a good...
    Kuffs150 Kuffs150
    31-35, F
    1 Response Sep 29, 2012

    I finally made the decision to cut all ties

    exactly one year after I was diagnosed with depression. I've had people stop communicating with me without good reason, and I know it hurts. However, being on the other side of the fence this time, the pain of having somebody creep over your personal life and making you feel...
    adlucem adlucem
    18-21, F
    1 Response Dec 4, 2013

    He's In Heaven Now=/

    three years ago, my best friend died of cancer. he was 13. i still miss him, but i know he's not in pain anymore. i said goodbye to him and he died the next day while i was at school. they pulled me out of Spanish and they told me he had gone, so i was excused from school for the...
    JJJeWWWy JJJeWWWy
    16-17, F
    Nov 23, 2009

    It's been a long time

    since my best friend and I had ended our friendship. She was the most caring person that I know and the most crazy of all. Everyday we chat, talk to each other and tell each other what's really in our heart. But like other best friends we also got to the point where problems...
    Guin2ne1 Guin2ne1
    22-25, F
    Aug 25, 2014

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    LovelyGorillla LovelyGorillla
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    Dolunay80 Dolunay80
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    Apr 21
    Andrea Bocelli & Sarah Brightman - Time To Say Goodbye: http://youtu.be/f_JLkIOnq04 adios ep
    TheaRhyss TheaRhyss
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    Apr 21
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    battlewounds battlewounds
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    Apr 21
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    itsmecrazyUCme itsmecrazyUCme
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    Apr 21
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    jterry69 jterry69
    26-30, M
    Apr 21
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    MississippiGal MississippiGal
    26-30, F
    Apr 21
    So apparently we have less than 24 hours here. I feel like I should say so many things, yet words aren't so forthcoming in this moment of farewell. I'm too tired :p A few years...
    cherryxblossom cherryxblossom
    26-30, F
    1 Response Apr 20
    I havee. I can't say they are my best friends now, but when they were, oh boy did we do some stupid stuff! I think it's only right I end my time here on EP with a positive, fun...
    TheMasterMan1 TheMasterMan1
    16-17, M
    Apr 20
    I've spent countless hours here, and I can't actually believe i have to say goodbye. Goodbye friends.
    rottenrobi rottenrobi
    46-50, F
    1 Response Apr 20
     But it happens, so I'll end this two year with  the song what impressed me most during the more than two year I was here,  it was posted  by one of...
    kingkyrie kingkyrie
    51-55, M
    1 Response Apr 20
    just saying goodbye EP. friends if you want to find me on other sites with same username as here. good bye EP you have been good most off the time. love you EP.
    slivereyes slivereyes
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Apr 20
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    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    41-45, F
    7 Responses Apr 20
    I was homeschooled through high school and I was raised by elderly relatives and separate from my brother. I grew up in a lower-middle class environment and was sheltered and as a...
    desertonion desertonion
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Apr 19
    I really want this to be the last thing I post on Ep. You're important. And this will stay here forever. Grace, you've effected my life so much. You've made so much of an impact...
    3st3ll3 3st3ll3
    13-15, F
    3 Responses Apr 19
    I was in the car with my mom and dad driving home from eating out. I was telling a story about my best friend from earlier that day and then my mom tells my dad "____ is her gay...
    sxvenfxld sxvenfxld
    13-15, F
    1 Response Apr 19
    I didn't want to be sappy but I figured, only two days left of EP, So **** it. It was the year I rejoined EP, I think it was 2014, I started talking to this other new girl...
    bflyboo14 bflyboo14
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Apr 19
    There's this guy and I don't know if I should go all the way with him considering I don't want to be done going all the way with another guy that I was involved with for safety and...
    WasteYouthWithMe WasteYouthWithMe
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 19
    It's so hard to say Goodbye, because it seems like only yesterday when I first began sharing my life experiences here. I have posted a lot of great stories about my personal life...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 18
    Ok. So, I will be away on a school trip for a couple days. I will return on the day EP shuts down, on the 21st. I may or may not be posting much on the trip since I will be busy...
    sagespoo sagespoo
    16-17, F
    Apr 17
    I miss my best friend. i miss how we used to be. I miss all the memories we had. But now she's making memories with her new friends and i'm out of the picture. She forgot about me...
    SSASAM SSASAM
    26-30, F
    Apr 17
    Well tomorrow night I'm officially saying goodbye to EP as the 21st EP is comming to an end. Thank you EP and for those who had faith me and all. I'm going to miss EP.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 17
    To all the wonderful people who have connected with me on hear, I have had a fantastic couple of years and interacted with like minded people, I have enjoyed every moment! It is...
    Marcelhose Marcelhose
    22-25, M
    Apr 16
    Random thoughts of him. Kissing me out of nowhere. Pulling me. Pinning me. Leaving me weak. I can't fight it. I'm helpless under his touch, his kiss, his penetrating stare that...
    mysticalexis224 mysticalexis224
    22-25, F
    Apr 16
    Random thoughts of him. Kissing me out of nowhere. Pulling me. Pinning me. Leaving me weak. I can't fight it. I'm helpless under his touch, his kiss, his penetrating stare that...
    mysticalexis224 mysticalexis224
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 16
    Tonight is the last Friday night on EP but I'm not going to say goodbye yet. I'll be here until the end. I hope to see ya'll at exp2.xyz
    jenjen0923 jenjen0923
    56-60, F
    3 Responses Apr 15
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    s4019t s4019t
    31-35, M
    3 Responses Apr 15
    Most likely this will be my final Experience here for of course the site is closing. I joined ep because I heard it had been a place to meet new people and make friends. and it's...
    SladeBolinLeaderofEp SladeBolinLeaderofEp
    18-21, M
    Apr 15
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    XXLovelyPoisonXX XXLovelyPoisonXX
    22-25, F
    Apr 14
    Well I hate to say this but I think it's time.....to say goodbye. EP is shutting down next Thursday so what's the point of having an account? I don't really go on here much but...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 13
    Brave enough to say goodbye now. After EP is gone. I might join the other "EP like sites and apps". Just to check them out, if im satisfied I'll stay. You'll find me on vent. Im...
    LeahLovee LeahLovee
    70+, F
    6 Responses Apr 13
    I had confessed to my best friend before during high school and I had been rejected. Before we both went off to college, we decided to have one last fun day. We went to the...
    Allie543 Allie543
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 12
    I don't want to see you anymore. I don't want to hear your grating laugh. I don't want your hands on my body. I don't want to revisit the past with you. I risk losing the...
    patternine patternine
    70+, F
    1 Response Apr 12
    Have you secretly dream of dreams that you shouldn't with your best friend? Have you have thoughts about her/him as more than a best friend? Do you picture the two of you as more...
    mysticalexis224 mysticalexis224
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 12
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    mysticalexis224 mysticalexis224
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Apr 12
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    BittersweetRose BittersweetRose
    16-17, F
    1 Response Apr 11
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    Sanetvh Sanetvh
    41-45, F
    Apr 11
    My health hasn't been great since 2012. I had a few surgeries. Nothing serious. Last year I was diagnosed with a benign brain tumor that causes Cushings disease. I had brain...
    Sanetvh Sanetvh
    41-45, F
    Apr 11
    Dear Mariá I've never been so unprepared to say goodbye. Please listen to this song while you read the rest of this letter, it's called The Way by Zack Hemsey. I never expected...
    physatics physatics
    18-21
    1 Response Apr 10
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    LoneWarrior94 LoneWarrior94
    18-21, M
    Apr 9
    When I was about 10, I met this guy who's around my age. years have passed, I still can't believe that this guy is my best friend. We have the same likes, we go to the same school...
    stracrossedvagabond stracrossedvagabond
    22-25, F
    Apr 9
    I want a best friend but I always avoid people who's close to me. I avoid them because I have that fear that they might rejected me. I always felt jealous when my closest friend...
    icesky icesky
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Apr 8
    I first met my husband at the birthday party of my house mate's lover. There was no special chemistry - just a pleasant, rather brief talk. We agreed that all things change...
    hartfire hartfire
    56-60, F
    1 Response Apr 8
    Im 26 now. We met when i was 13, In highschool. We were best friends but there was always a mutual attraction. I was a wimp back then who never made a move simply because i didnt...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 7
    It's been almost one year since I met him. I had no idea this guy was going to change my entire life. We met in an online game. He first met the girl who was my best friend at that...
    Drakaria Drakaria
    18-21, F
    Apr 7
    I would like to say goodbye to all of the EP members. Most of you are really nice, and hopefully we can all still keep in touch. But then there are creeps and weirdos, just leave...
    sjasianbaby408 sjasianbaby408
    22-25, F
    Apr 7
    We've been friends for long, i know i have lots of people to consider friends. And we have matured as years passed by, we encountered new people and oppurtunities. But, do you...
    Regkid Regkid
    16-17, F
    Apr 6
    I had a best friend who died when I was about 20 years old. She was such a sweet soul, a free spirit and so very talented and who didn't deserve to die the way she did. People can...
    DaydreamingSleepwalker DaydreamingSleepwalker
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Apr 5
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