I Hate When People Leave Without Saying Goodbye

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    I hate when people say they will stay in touch

    or still want to be friends, then you never hear from them again. You don't need to say that just to be nice. Be honest and say you want no further contact if that's really the case.
    ErraticSarcastic ErraticSarcastic
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Dec 16, 2015

    It really does hurt. Especially the ones

    where you've talked nearly every day for months on end and they all of a sudden leave. You learn to get through it and you dont let it affect future relationships/friendships. At least i don't.
    shecanonlydream shecanonlydream
    26-30, F
    Feb 11

    You come back into my life

    when it really doesn't matter anymore. When the healing has taken place and resolve has harden the emotions... When the tears have all been poured out. When the sleepless nights have been overshadowed by new dreams.. When the unanswered questions have been answered by...
    deleted deleted
    4 Responses Nov 7, 2015

    it's time to say goodbye to EP

    and to a wonderful journey, thanks to like-minded peeps and friends either gone or still out here. An end can mean new beginnings so if you like to stay in touch please PM me. All the best!
    roobs42 roobs42
    41-45, M
    2 Responses Mar 24

    there's a guy who says he loves me

    even though we met and have been together for just a short period of time. everyday that we're talking it feels like I'm slowly loving him too though the situation is complicated bcoz I have a boyfriend whilr he has special someone too. as days goes by, he told me that he left...
    krishamae20 krishamae20
    18-21, F
    Dec 4, 2015

    I've had 4 people recently just delete their

    profiles without saying goodbye. Very disheartening when you think that you mean something to someone and they do this. At least have the decency to say goodbye.
    usedandabused73 usedandabused73
    41-45, M
    4 Responses Feb 14

    You have to say good bye

    because you never know when you'll see them again, and I always hug when I say goodbye :)
    youngadult18 youngadult18
    18-21, M
    Aug 3, 2015

    but how about the person

    who does the leaving...Not saying I do, I just wonder...how would one say good bye?
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Dec 2, 2015

    It's some thing that happens a lot to me.

    . Though it may just be karma for what has happened in the past.
    NattyxBatty NattyxBatty
    16-17, T
    1 Response Dec 14, 2015

    ...and then drop by every

    once in a while to make you feel it. :(
    dabram71 dabram71
    16-17, M
    1 Response May 3, 2015

    I hate when you meet people on a social website

    like this and everything goes great at first. Then something happens totally out of your control and they get mad at you for whatever reason and want even come to you to discuss before they tuck their tail and block you or delete their account. I have had this happen so many...
    Jamestone73 Jamestone73
    41-45, M
    3 Responses May 12, 2015

    When I say leave I mean leave your life.

    In the last two years I've had 5 people leave my life with no goodbye, no responses to any of my attempts to communicate. I haven't gotten any explanations as to why but I'm starting to think its me. I never had this problem until I moved to Chicago. I can't seem to keep anyone...
    bmo0 bmo0
    26-30, M
    1 Response Oct 24, 2015

    I fell in love with my best friend.

    She had a lot of issues with herself but for me she was the perfect girl. There could be nothing about her that I would've changed. Have been in love with her for the last 7 years, been friends for more than 10.. She knew how I felt and she liked me as well, although we never...
    Neel11 Neel11
    22-25, M
    3 Responses Jan 8

    ive done it before, sometimee you need to step

    back, but it does suck. i always come back and it sucks that soon there wont be a place to come back tom
    HisLittleAriel HisLittleAriel
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Mar 27

    Back online after a year without the internet,

    just returned and 2 of my ep friends have deleted their accounts. Things have changed so much. I ******* hate change. Why is everything changing?!
    Happyak5 Happyak5
    16-17, F
    5 Responses Mar 19

    we used talk everyday

    and sometimes, we eat lunch together. i admit I had feelings for her and I think she likes me too. I admitted my deepest darkest secret to her and she admitted hers, after that we became even closer. She became more touchy and sweet and caring... But after a week she just...
    ZhuLi ZhuLi
    18-21, M
    1 Response Mar 27

    so I'm saying goodbye.

    I'm deleting my account because I'm not really using it. and am starting to feel horrible that I got pregnant at 16 because of people on here, I want to keep my self esteem high, so I'm deleting this account! xx, aspen
    itsmeaspen itsmeaspen
    13-15, F
    1 Response Nov 28, 2015

    Yeah, like what the ****?

    !? I'm I really that insignificant and unimportant to where you can't even bother to even say a simple "goodbye" or "see you later" :/
    hinatahyuga809 hinatahyuga809
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 21, 2015

    it's really pain when someone leave without

    saying goodbye... today I am saying her goodbye :(. I am praying for you spend a good life.
    heartless0000 heartless0000
    18-21, M
    Jan 8

    Made a few good friends on EP.

    Am sad to see that one of them has disappeared from here. We messaged quite a bit and only spoke 2 days ago...disappointed that he didn't say goodbye.
    HonestAndHopeful HonestAndHopeful
    36-40, F
    4 Responses Jan 12

    I do...it sorta hurts my feelings a little.

    ...So it is with great sadness that I tell all my EP peppers that....I will be leaving soon logging out....sorry, please try to hold you're heads high.... know you're lives will go on without me.....ROFLMAO.....Those of you that know me know that I will miss you more than you...
    deleted deleted
    18 Responses Jun 8, 2015
    InhumanFrijole InhumanFrijole
    18-21, M
    Mar 29

    Especially when they're the one

    who tell us not to leave them but they leave us without a goodbye
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Jul 21, 2015
    slivereyes slivereyes
    36-40, F
    Apr 19

    I've done it before but I'm not going to do it

    again. I've learned my lesson...
    Drifter15 Drifter15
    18-21, M
    Nov 30, 2015

    Have been here since 2010,

    I have met so many ealks of life on here. Sone with heavy hearts and those helping to pick up the pieces. Then there are those with colorful paths. With all this, they are and always will be my friends. I am saddened even more so when we are drawing so close to an end...
    redtailfree48 redtailfree48
    46-50, M
    4 Responses Apr 18

    I'm so mad at you. You hurt me

    so bad I'm shaking with anger and hurt my heart is broken you didn't say goodbye or I love you. Who are you what happened to you.Why did you let demons eat your soul now you walk like them and you talk like them and you act like them and you look like them. You have no love in...
    Dxl24 Dxl24
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Aug 29, 2015

    Haha you always said how youd be here

    for me. You told me every time we talked. And then u just leave like that right when i have the most **** going on. I hope youre happy you selfish ***** :) i hope someday you feel the pain ive felt so that you can know what you did to me by leaving. Try sitting in an empty house...
    PainIsPeace PainIsPeace
    16-17, M
    Dec 3, 2015
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Mar 26

    or when they leave the relationship

    and didn't tell you when or why.... they "leave" that to you to figure it all out!
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Jul 20, 2015

    I hate my life.. Nothing goes right.

    .. I just want to cry..
    Drifter15 Drifter15
    18-21, M
    4 Responses Dec 20, 2015

    I finally deleted you,

    you know? All that time & energy wasted on listening to your LIES. I think the reason you "disappeared" is because lies are simply too hard to keep up and you got tired. Since you, people have asked me why I can't take a compliment or why I react the way I do when they try to...
    MommaBella MommaBella
    31-35, F
    1 Response Apr 4, 2014

    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

    I know this is just another online realm,

    but common courtesy should still apply. After 3 months of consistent conversation with someone, just up and leaving is rude...even if we didn't know each other in the real world. a simple goodbye would have been suffice.
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Jul 20, 2015

    Im quilty of this all the time.

    I hate tondo it but when i talk to people on here 98% of the time the people are from america or other countries far away and the time differents is huge. Mostly i fall asleep while they talk to me
    juniorsailor juniorsailor
    Mar 1

    I don't say goodbye, ever,

    until I am saying goodbye for good. Goodbye seems to finite to use for a simple salutation.
    joshypoookc joshypoookc
    36-40, M
    Dec 6, 2015

    Yeah really : / Like I'm in the middle of

    talking to someone and then they disappear for 8 hours, then they come back and say "Sorry I was out". I was sitting here waiting for you to answer me forever, you could have just said bye. Am I right? Takes three seconds. -.- *totally annoyed*
    HeartOfWarrior HeartOfWarrior
    18-21, M
    1 Response Dec 7, 2015

    I really do, you know?

    I had a really close friend of mine suddenly disappear without saying goodbye. I couldn't tell if she was angry with me about something or she just didn't want to deal with me anymore. All I knew, was that I truly loved her. I loved her more than anything. All I wanted was to...
    LovingChihiro LovingChihiro
    18-21, M
    5 Responses Aug 30, 2015

    The thing what my friend did with me.

    ...he told me we will talk later but never happens, about 6 months ago but he never talk...everyday he ignore me and when I start talking he says bye....that burn me..never know why?
    BlueWolf657 BlueWolf657
    16-17, F
    Jan 24

    Everyone in my life leaves without

    even thinking I'm worth saying goodbye to
    CaptainBenza CaptainBenza
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Sep 13, 2015

    I do... And for a second I get confused.

    Like... What did I do to deserve the absence of a proper goodbye, a proper hug? I thought we had a connection. I thought that there was something there between us. But there's another side to the spectrum that I must not ignore. I hate goodbyes. I don't even know how to...
    NaomiSunshineJourney NaomiSunshineJourney
    31-35, F
    1 Response Jul 20, 2015

    I've had friends who left me forever

    and didn't even say why! :'(
    sensitiveemotionalteen13 sensitiveemotionalteen13
    13-15, F
    3 Responses Oct 26, 2015

    I hate myself for not saying goodbye to my mom

    before she died. The school always holds me back they refused me the afternoon off after I received a call saying she was taking a turn for the worse, I just wanted to go and see her at the hospital, when I got out of school, my dad told me she died that afternoon.
    ChloeJamesIsForever ChloeJamesIsForever
    16-17, F
    Aug 1, 2015

    I don't think she'll ever know how much I think

    about her. Though you are not my last love, you were my first. I'll never forget you leaving, mostly as my friend. Can't even remember the last time we talked. I hear you're doing well. I don't know what happened. I don't know why you left, without saying goodbye
    JamesCarter20 JamesCarter20
    18-21, T
    1 Response Jan 8

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