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I Had to Say Goodbye to My Best Friend

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 52 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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

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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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    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 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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    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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    It is really hard not being able to talk to someone that will understand you or at least know you enough to comfort you. The only person close to that is my mother but it is hard...
    jellyrolls34 jellyrolls34 18-21, F 9 hrs ago

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    life aint always good but when you have someone to help you though the bad parts and is there to enjoy the good parts with you life some how seems a little better:)
    columbus38 columbus38 13-15, M 10 hrs ago

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    I moved away from my best friend. She was my rock. We talked everyday all day. I miss those calls. From the time we woke til the time we went to bed. Shopping, the gym, to going...
    Moniicka Moniicka 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 6

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    She's become an attention seeker because she's insecure... I can't take it anymore.. If I wear something she doesn't agree with then she doesn't want to be seen with me in public...
    catho catho 18-21, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I lost my sister a year ago. She was 1, she had another month before she turned 2. I remember having to walk to her casket. She looked like she was asleep, I wanted to wake her up...
    LenaBena1430 LenaBena1430 16-17, F 3 Responses Dec 1

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    My daddy , the best person I ever known....a war hero...my protector....my teacher....my parent . I loved him more than anything on this planet...I will always love him . I can...
    Sjenka Sjenka 36-40, F 6 days ago

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    And it just keeps happening... Another message in my inbox with that guy named deleted. Seriously? You couldn't take the time to say goodbye first? We just talked yesterday and...
    Lyssak Lyssak 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 4

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    I have a friend who's been my best friend for like 9 years and I know basically everything about her and we've been through soo much. We had huge fights before and there's an...
    Cornelia78 Cornelia78 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 8

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    I don't want to say goodbye... It's been a life changing experience knowing you old sport! Thank you for the laughter, the stories, the memories. For being non judgemental...
    delicious78 delicious78 36-40, F Nov 27

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    if I could say goodbye I would honestly. my grandma left this world and I didn't tell her goodbye. I miss her two death. 3 years she's been gone. if I could I would say goodbye bc...
    VictoriaHall VictoriaHall 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 29

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    Note that this.... is an entirely different story and not the same or a repeat of the story i wrote about my racist best friend who i lost. She came after the couple of girls i'm...
    xRockGlossPrincessx xRockGlossPrincessx 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    one day you will realized.. how much you are loved despite everything.. someday you will want to take me back but u won't anymore coz u urself pushed me to go away.. you don't...
    lostintropics lostintropics 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 23

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    Oftentimes we say goodbye to the one we love without wanting to . Though that doesn't mean we stopped loving them or we ve stopped to care . Sometimes GOODBYE is a painful way to...
    DaddysCupcake DaddysCupcake 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 2

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    Hey, my name is Daniel Michael R, I have hypopituitarism and this is the story of my best friend, the only girl that ever loved me. Her name is Samantha J. McClain, she was born on...
    DanielMR DanielMR 18-21 1 Response Nov 26

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    Okay so I need some good advice if you can give any i'm open to suggestions.. Okay so I don't know what I am, but I do know that my best friend is all I can think about. I can hear...
    coolblue14 coolblue14 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 1

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    i just moved to a new state and started ninth grade in august. in elementary & middle school was the worst i had 0 friends from forth grade to eighth not even someone to say hi to...
    khalanijane khalanijane 13-15, F Dec 2

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    When I was a Freshman back in High school, I did a crazy thing, that costed a friendship to crash and shatter. I did in deed kiss my best friend right on his lips. Thinking back...
    LaviJaki LaviJaki 18-21, F Dec 5

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    I had this friend that I knew for 8 years! We were always together, y'know typical best friend stuff. Then on Thanksgiving day I realized maybe she wasn't a person I wanted in my...
    stef17 stef17 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I don't know if we're bestfriends since we don't say it to each other, we're not cheesy... But for me she's my best friend... Dear Gayley, It's been 5 years we haven't...
    helloIamK helloIamK 13-15 1 Response Nov 22

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    This was early 2012 and I met my lost best friend at a party where we talked about personal things and exchanged things. We became best friends after that. I don't think she...
    jacithepanda jacithepanda 13-15, F Nov 21

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    I hate saying goodbye to my boyfriend after spending the day with him. I always worry about the next time I will see him. I'll miss him a lot but at the same time I'll be excited...
    Floridagirl96 Floridagirl96 16-17, F Nov 26

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    My best Friend is my boyfriend, i love him very very much and i know im only 15 but my feelings are true. Ive known him since the 2nd grade and ive liked him ever since i met him...
    PandaApples101 PandaApples101 13-15, F Dec 4

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    I'm in deep love with my best friend, and have been for over a year. A few months ago, I was forced to move away to find work, and try and restart my life following the break up...
    aldream221 aldream221 31-35, M Nov 19

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    I do not have one best friend. I had have friends. Good, Better or Best.. they all I have in life. Crazy things? Indeed. Many many things. Can't say what.. it will scare many...
    Cowsir66 Cowsir66 41-45, T 2 Responses Nov 27

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    Dear whoever you are, Was married to my best friend for 10 years but she left me 9 months ago and I haven't seen her since. I've made peace that she's never coming back and the...
    okletstrythisagain okletstrythisagain 31-35, M 19 Responses Dec 4

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    I dated this guy that was a little older than me and apparently my 'best friend' liked him before we dated. She never told me that she liked him, ever, and I even asked her for her...
    mouthyrage mouthyrage 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Freshman year of high school, I was awkward and quiet, but my choir teacher made it his goal to bring me out of my shell. It was his first year as a teacher, and we instantly...
    MeAndMySkinnyLove MeAndMySkinnyLove 16-17, F Nov 23

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    My ex best fiend is so freaked rude now just because she's on the schools volleyball team for the first time news flash I was on 3 years longer and I'm still on it and she cries...
    dancerwithheart dancerwithheart 13-15, F Dec 2

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    I was walking my dog one afternoon and I saw this beautiful woman seating around the tennis court watching two men playing tennis. When you have a dog you get connected to people...
    Domini7 Domini7 36-40, M 2 Responses Dec 2

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    Tricia I have a best friend but considering the group I'm posting this in, that was most likely assumed. She is the best friend I could ever have and I wouldn't triad her for any...
    maddycolley maddycolley 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    I had a best friend a few years ago, we were inseperateble we were each other's Rock, no matter what happened to us we knew we could count on each other to be there and if any guy...
    LayBishhh LayBishhh 22-25, F Nov 22

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    I wish i was like her! she's outgoing, sociable, bubbly, open and she is never shy. she gets so much guys and she gets asked out a lot, she will literally go up to anyone and say...
    juliac123 juliac123 13-15, F Nov 23

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    I have had a huge crush on my best friend for a long time. She is the most beautiful girl I have ever met in my entire life. I was going to ask her out last year but then I moved...
    batman1104 batman1104 13-15, M 2 Responses Nov 26

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    My best friend is a guy. He has red hair, 6'4, blue eyes and perhaps even dorkier than I am. The day we met our first conversation was about science fiction movies and shows we...
    CantankerousBabe CantankerousBabe 26-30, F Nov 30

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    There's always that one friend, the friend no one will ever be able to replace. I love and miss her every day, but she's not the person she once was and she doesn't want me in her...
    MissListless MissListless 26-30, F Nov 22