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I Had to Say Goodbye to My Best Friend

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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 Was The Reason...

    A few years ago I had a best friend, he was always there for me like good friends should. He was more like a brother to me though he helped me through everything, and I did the same with him. One day he was diagnosed with cancer, but it was too late to use the treatment, and my...
    ImOkayNow ImOkayNow 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 14, 2011

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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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    I had a true best friend and we lost each other. Almost every day people ask me where she is cause everybody knew that we were like twins and it really hurts having to say that i...
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    I don't have a best friend. Plain and simple. I have plenty of friends, and don't have problems making them. But I think I've been making all the wrong types of friends. The ones...
    jolieember12 jolieember12 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I never got a chance to say goodbye to the man who gave me the 2 best blessings in my life!! He was my first real love and a teacher to me. His name was Robby. We met when I was 15...
    Kayloves060814 Kayloves060814 22-25, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    Dear you, I hope you know I'm sorry. That hurting you was one of the biggest mistakes I've ever made, because I didn't realize how much I had until I lost you and everything fell...
    allidoisread allidoisread 13-15, F Aug 23

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    I have to say goodbye. I cannot be like this any longer, I can't do it and I'm sorry I cannot live with this anymore. I'm just done. I don't know what to do right now or where my...
    ticklishvampire ticklishvampire 13-15, F Sep 3

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    Alright where do I begin... First I love her very much. Mostly for being someone that's always there for me and to answer my stupid questions about relationships, school and so on...
    adav218 adav218 13-15, M 3 Responses Sep 9

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    My sister died 21 years ago and I never got to say goodbye, I still feel bad to this day. I was not allowed at her funeral as I was too young (I was 13). And a friend of my mums...
    bj345 bj345 31-35, F 3 Responses Sep 8

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    i had a best friend, then i had a frienemy and now i have an enemy. As i moved up to high school, my friends and i were put into different classes, forcing us to find new friends...
    aStarGirl aStarGirl 13-15, F Aug 26

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    When I was 8 in grade to I met a girl who was very annoying. Then one day she called me over for a play date (I regret asking her to be best friends) so I asked to be best friends...
    catlover031 catlover031 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 23

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    Got it in your face: you never let me just be dont you see did as you pleased you hurt me twice so i told you to, get a life and i didny know where to go so i took this...
    NoraWilliams NoraWilliams 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 25

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    Last semester, I was studying in Vienna and traveling Europe. I was dating someone in the US at the time, and our relationship was pretty much ending at that point. My best friend...
    piperm piperm 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 2

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    Definition of a best friend; The person you can't be mad at for even an hour because you have something important to tell them... Well if that important thing you need to tell her...
    vpeigextori vpeigextori 16-17, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    So.. I went out with this boy a few years back. We argued all the time and it resulted in him breaking up with me.. I was broken and had already had a previous experience of...
    H0pe123 H0pe123 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    So this all started in 5th, I felt as if it was destiny that brought us together. He first moved to this elementary school n then I also moved to the elementary in like the quarter...
    intellinerdgirl intellinerdgirl 13-15, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I don't necessarily hate her. I just hate what she's been acting like lately. 1. This is going to sound like a dumb reason to dislike someone, but she copies everything I say. I...
    bridget1234567 bridget1234567 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    This happened just this past weekend and I am still going thought a bit of shock. I've not really talked to them any. The must know something is up, but probably not sure what that...
    MelissaSmith24740 MelissaSmith24740 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    For story purposes, we'll just call him, uh, "my broski" (I only call him that when we text) :3 This is gonna be long, but it'll be good... Once mid-November comes, I will have...
    SeitheSaiyan SeitheSaiyan 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    We used to be so close. But something is happening to him.. He's been so stressed, always blaming his parents for everything and he's been acting..strange. I just can't figure out...
    DearYou DearYou 22-25, F Aug 20

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    When I was 15, my grandma passed away In a nursing home. My dad called the house when I just got home from school. He was crying and when he told me I was shocked. He was...
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F Aug 21

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    I can't say goodbye. I found out two months ago that I have cancer, when I was admitted to a hospital for a suicide attempt. The cancer is called osteosarcoma. Cancer of the bones...
    cuddlexlou cuddlexlou 13-15, F 7 Responses Aug 29

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    I came back from holiday today. I can't stop crying. It's so hard to say goodbye to the people you love. I'm used to being with all my aunts and uncles and cousins and grandparents...
    Mahsa99 Mahsa99 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 8

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    Over the years I have had to learn to become my own best friend . There were many nights I spent crying myself to sleep , alone and sad with almost every given heartache . Just...
    Justheretotalk40 Justheretotalk40 36-40, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    She has been my friend since first grade. We been super close for so many years. I only found out after I had gave up on her and now with my current boyfriend. She told me, I told...
    AirSlice AirSlice 18-21, F Aug 21

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    I had a "BFF" for 3 years. It all began when my friends constantly fought over stupid things. I became sick and tired of it, so I left the "group". (We are all friends still) I...
    KyokoXD KyokoXD 13-15, F Sep 1

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    I don't know how to begin this. I've read a few articles on how both men and women 'mark their territories' on their sexual/committed partners. They always do it when they feel...
    Gemz2411 Gemz2411 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 1

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    In August 7th - the day before going on vacation with my family , I got a phone call from me best friends mother , saying that hey got into a car crash - later on I was told that a...
    xMusixForeverx xMusixForeverx 16-17, F Sep 6

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    Have Lost My Best Friend Well it's been 4 years today since you were taken away from Mr Jamie my best friend my gay soul mate you made me laugh always you made me smile when I was...
    leahlovesyou leahlovesyou 18-21, F Sep 6

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    His name is Andrew. He's not the best looking guy out there, but I've known him for 10 years so far. I realized that I loved him over summer (June of 2014, this year) I would...
    AutumnKitty AutumnKitty 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 9

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    A few years ago a best friend of mine and me stopped being friends. It wasn't a hateful separation. (We didn't part hating each other.) This is just a best friend I've had for...
    Ebbistarlight Ebbistarlight 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 10

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    When u find a best friend, enjoy the friendship, don't take each others for granted and always be good to each others. I have no best mate, a male or a female. I'm 43. I know I...
    Myalee Myalee 41-45, F a week ago

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    She's obnoxious. I hate her so much O.O She is ignorant. She is arrogant. She is suppose to be in college, but she's not; she works at freakin Adidas. She is also straight up rude...
    SeitheSaiyan SeitheSaiyan 16-17, F 13 hrs ago

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    Had you ever have an unexpected friendship with someone? You weren't really on good or bad terms in the beginning, you two were just like wind gushing whenever you walk past each...
    switch357 switch357 18-21, F Aug 31

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    In the past I used to have a really good set of people/social skills so much so that I was popular in primary school. I had a best friend then after a year at the same school they...
    lilygeorge12 lilygeorge12 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 6

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    I have a similar experience as some people on here. It's plain and simple I'm in love with my best friend, ugh it just feels so good to say that lol. I see him every day we sit...
    lonesomerose lonesomerose 18-21, F Sep 8

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