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I Had to Say Goodbye to My Best Friend

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 52 People

    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

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    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

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    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

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    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 1 Response Aug 25, 2014

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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 3 Responses Apr 6, 2010

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    Related Experiences

    I had lost 2 best friends, no they didn't die. One I walked away from and the other lied to me over and over and over again. Even tho I told her just to tell me the truth. I wish...
    themagijudal themagijudal 22-25, F Feb 12

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    I'm a thirteen year old girl and I've had a best friend named Jessee for about two years. The first time I went to his house he kissed me on the lips, but it was quick. Today I...
    21mbrammer 21mbrammer 13-15, F 1 hr ago

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    I have friends. But i want a best friend who i would take a bullet for and would do the same for me.
    ninjadentistinspace ninjadentistinspace 16-17, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    So Ive been in love with my best friend for almost 2 years now. She doesn't know this of course. (We are both girls) anyways I want to find out if she is interested in girls or me...
    rayray1027 rayray1027 22-25, F 2 hrs ago

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    Tonight I have to say goodbye to a friend and colleague that I've worked with for nearly 13 years. She's one of my best friends and has just received word of a transfer. I've spent...
    lavendersea lavendersea 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 7

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    aside from those who have passed, ive got a small group (but growing) of people online who I never got to say goodbye to. I find it so frustrating. the last one was from ep. we had...
    jayciedubb jayciedubb 46-50, M 2 Responses Feb 7

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    I fell in love with my gay best friend. We met at work and became very close because of some common friends. He was the guy who makes me laugh and was always there for me. The...
    ste327 ste327 22-25, F a week ago

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    I am currently in that stage where I have literally no idea what the hell is going on in my mind and heart. I'll try and make this pretty short. Just to say this is going to be...
    themuffintitan themuffintitan 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 3

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    I felt her pulse fade away. It all happened so fast. One day, I was sitting in my Spanish class, so excited because it was my senior year of high school. A few minutes later, my...
    molliee151 molliee151 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    though I had no idea that this would happen but still, me and my best friend started talking in August 2014, she used to and still studies with me in my class in my coaching centre...
    SyedMohammadAsjad SyedMohammadAsjad 16-17, M 1 Response Feb 21

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    I've had a couple of, I thought, very close best friends that I met online, here on EP. Both are men and they meant the world to me for about a year. With the loss of my best...
    chrissy1961 chrissy1961 51-55, F 1 Response Feb 13

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    2 friendship ending experience. There is going to be two parts of this. 1st ill start off with a ex friend I knew since high school who wanted money all the time. 2nd experience I...
    favi4et favi4et 18-21, M Feb 8

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    My dad is a christian, but ever since my mom died i don't understand how. He keeps telling me that sometimes god doesn't change your situation because he is trying to change your...
    RnneKK RnneKK 13-15, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    Annie Louise....how do I say good bye to my best friend of 50 years? We met when we were 9, in the 4th grade. You still had your New York accent.... saying dwag for dog, I had come...
    rowenbumble rowenbumble 56-60, F 2 Responses Feb 19

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    A - ex best friend B - current best friend C - girl who hates my guts but acts nice to my face D - 2 friends that don't like A Okay, so, A and I were best friends from the middle...
    321send 321send 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I have a lover who was also my best friend. Introducing love into our friendship really changed the dynamics. My boyfriend claims that I'm still one of his best friends (overlook...
    InsaneFlowerGirl InsaneFlowerGirl 22-25, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    have a friend, who I want to be my best friend. In fact I am a person that does not talk and laugh a lot. I get bored for little things. I live in my mind and think a lot. But I...
    andandi andandi 22-25, M Feb 4

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    So I need help asap, I had this friend and I call her a best friend. And I would do anything for, she doesn't act like I'm her best friend but to others she does :(. Some days I...
    Itsmariaax3 Itsmariaax3 13-15, F Feb 4

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    Quite recently my best friend of 11 years betrayed me and now I am finding it very hard to move on and forget about her. My ex boyfriend and I were together for 5 years and it was...
    bexx5 bexx5 22-25 2 Responses Feb 11

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    I have to leave the life I tried to make with him. It's hard saying goodbye.... Especially to one I love so dearly.
    knatyc23 knatyc23 18-21, F Feb 13

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    It's hard to say goodbye to yesterday
    sweetcandycane99 sweetcandycane99 26-30, F 17 Responses Feb 19

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    My best friend doesn't care, unless its about herself. When she's having troubles I'm there for her and I talk with her and I laugh at her jokes that I don't like and even when I...
    boomterroboom boomterroboom 16-17 1 Response 2 days ago

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    So I have this "best friend" (even though I don't really think we're friends anymore) let's call her sarah. A couple of years ago sarah got thrown out of her home (since then she...
    lauramarie1995 lauramarie1995 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 1

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    I was younger and i went to a party. My best friend was there. we were complete opposites. She had a half shaved head and loved hevel medal and i was a a girl with long brown hair...
    maddyg1225 maddyg1225 16-17, F Feb 6

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    Last month I realized I had strong feelings for my best friend, and some weeks ago her and I had a talk about it. We understood that despite that we are good friends, we are too...
    Alphie123 Alphie123 22-25, M Feb 15

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    Last month I realized I had strong feelings for my best friend, and some weeks ago her and I had a talk about it. We understood that despite that we are good friends, we are too...
    Alphie123 Alphie123 22-25, M Feb 15

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    Ever since 1st grade I met a guy who's been my bestest friend all my life. A few years after we've never been closer than before and I started to have a crush on him. I soon told...
    Greywolf205 Greywolf205 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I met my boyfriend online from 2300 miles apart. our chemistry was so strong it was impossible to fight or deny. There were so many predicaments we both faced at the time that...
    jaynesreflection jaynesreflection 31-35, F 4 Responses Feb 7

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    Well basically I lost my best friend over a racist comment Honestly I'm not even sad I believe that best friends shouldn't care about what u say or do But only if ur there for...
    Aroura666 Aroura666 16-17, F Feb 14

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    I want to be the friend you fall hopelessly in love with. The one you take into your arms and into your bed and into the private world you keep trapped in your head. I want to be...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 18

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    I have had my best friend since 6th grade, now we are on our las year of high school, we had fought before but always talk to each other again in less than a day. Now there are...
    paoviga paoviga 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 19

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    I'm currently in love with my best friend. He's been super close to me since sixth grade, and we've just clicked. Recently, over the past summer, we got really intimate, and we...
    TalkingKat TalkingKat 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Its taken me a long time but Ive finally made steps towards leaving my unhappy relationship and then confessing my feelings to my best friend. Since I stole him to come live with...
    TheCasualChick TheCasualChick 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 6

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    One time i went through a 7/11 drive through on my bike with my best friend. The people who gave us our food didn't even say a word. It was HILARIOUS! We then proceeded to go...
    falloutboyloverr falloutboyloverr 22-25, F Feb 18

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