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I Lost a Friend

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    I lost my best friend,

    my "brother", the one that taught me how to skate, how to fight... at 10 years old, he was 11.. Love you Keivinn, always. And i lost a lover, a best friend, the one who helped me being ok with you who i was, who i am, the one who made me discover what love is. She was 16 and i...
    jardougall jardougall 18-21, F Apr 16

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    I just cannot understand!

    ! Did i do or said smth wrong!? Cause im sure that i was a kind person 😰😨
    wajdi23 wajdi23 22-25, M 1 Response May 11

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    I hate when you lose friends you have known

    almost all your life, just because they have new friends now! I hate that we used to be so close and now it's like where forced when we talk.. It sucks! I know I have changed a bit, but that doesn't mean I don't still care! :( sorry guys rant over!
    Rachael95 Rachael95 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 2, 2014

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    The day after Chistmas,

    2014, my friend Linda, her sister at 7 years old, her 9 year old brother, and both her parents died in a fatal car crash when they were traveling back home from visiting a friend in another state. All of them except Linda died instantly when hit by a semi-truck after her father...
    nightcreature15 nightcreature15 13-15, M 2 Responses Feb 3

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    For about a week ago me

    and my 4 best friends had formed an unbreakable bond.. Until now.. She suddenly turned all 2cool4u and just posted hate and complained about us being dramaqueens and butthurt smartypants.. We all really loved her dearly but now shes impossible to speak to.. I need help, quick
    Dimitrishuter Dimitrishuter 13-15, M Mar 19, 2014

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    I Learned Yesterday That My Friend Died

    In the mail yesterday, I received a thank you card from my friend.  Her first words in the card were "Well, I've gone now!"I spoke to her one week before Christmas, and I knew that her time to leave this physical life was near.  We discussed that it...
    sweetmix sweetmix 46-50, F 3 Responses Jan 9, 2010

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    Tomorrow, June 21, it will be a year

    since you left us. One whole year. I still to this day haven't wrapped my head around all of this. I'll never forget the day. I wish I could have seen your goofy self graduate with everyone in our class this year.. Everyone misses you so, so much.. rest easy, Sloan. 💕👼
    Biersack Biersack 18-21, F Jun 20, 2014

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    I've been discarded by 3 people

    so far. People who I thought were my friends. Losing a person who you thought was your friend can hurt, but it also makes you value your true friends even more. Jeremy, Jimmy, Michael, and Ryan are my closest friends. We've known each other for years now, and while we've had...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 1

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    My gorgeous friend Tommy killed himself on

    January 9. He was 28, breathe takingly beautiful, and one of the brightest lights this world has ever known. I miss him everyday. I will never understand why he did it, but I love him
    HarleyQuinn251 HarleyQuinn251 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 15

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    We were playing at my house out in the country

    when we were both 8. It was her birthday party so we went hiking in the woods and we thought we had found a short cut to the river to swim. She ran ahead then... she slipped and i was there, i could have changed her mind about the short cut but i just kept running. Now i dont...
    cece14779 cece14779 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 16

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    So when a friend must go,

    ending all communication forever, for very good reason, one should be supportive and understanding. I'm just mad and hurt. Dammit.
    CoffeeFlavoredKisses CoffeeFlavoredKisses 46-50, F 9 Responses Jan 15

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    10/05/2014. (d-m-y) I knew him

    since 2011. I instantly fell in love with him. He proposed to his GF, she cheated on him. A year later, we were in a relation. I loved him, he loved me. A year later, he was diagnosed with lung cancer. Everything went down. We would talk so much, and after that not talk for a...
    Mayalynde Mayalynde 70+, F 2 Responses Aug 5, 2014

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    One of my really good friends seems to always

    start drama involving my ex. This past time, at least the third time drama has started, she sent me a picture of my ex flipping me off saying this is his message to you. Let me know if I'm over reacting for getting so mad about that but I thought it was pretty low and told her I...
    Jg5432 Jg5432 18-21, F Jan 15

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    Goodbye Suzy! I received some news today that,

    from the moment I heard it this morning, has me barely holding back tears, and often failing to hold them back at all. Someone I was very close to in high school, my wonderful friend Suzzanne, died this past week. Though we haven't been close in a very long time this news has...
    dandydan1999 dandydan1999 51-55, M 4 Responses Apr 3, 2014

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    Problem Child

    “How dare you disrupt my class?” Mrs. Burrows screamed, bending down right in my face as she grabbed the binder I was writing in and tore the top page from it. “Where’s your homework?  Where’s your damned book?” She continued, getting louder and angrier. Great; the...
    Steffi97 Steffi97 16-17, F 5 Responses Nov 6, 2012

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    Pretty sure she is gone now.

    i feel devastated. I don't have any real family and very few friends. I pushed her away and now i feel so dead inside
    TheWickedJester TheWickedJester 26-30, M 2 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    I met someone here on EP

    and we started talking so much, i was starting to like her a lot, now it seems that she just closed her account, i don't know why :( please come back Niki
    LakerBall99 LakerBall99 16-17, M Jan 9

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    I did, she felt unwanted.

    I acted like I didn't care about her anymore, and that I didn't want to be friends with her anymore. Well today we hung out and we are friends again :) we aren't as close as we used to be but we are slowly getting there. She's the one who made me this crazy chick that I am...
    DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt 16-17, F Nov 27, 2014

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    "Friends" actually. :/ I don't know what to do.

    v.v I lost 3 good friends so far. One to Suicide, One to a drowning because his boat capsized while he was working, and another last night because he got into the middle of a fight (he was trying to break it up) and got shot in the head. I feel sort of numb and depressed...
    JessieTheGreekGoddess JessieTheGreekGoddess 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 22, 2014

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    I wish I would have said more at the funeral.

    I wish I could have honored his memory better, but I want to keep some of the memories just for me. Friends by blood.
    StrawBracelet StrawBracelet 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 7

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    I once had a girl best friend.

    It was my first girl best friend. She was a cute girl and I enjoyed talking to her, but she was boring as hell. And she had a lot of boyfriends. Her responses to my text's were always, "lol" and "oh". I got real tired of it. At one point and time, it seemed as if I were a "gay...
    manchesterfootsie manchesterfootsie 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 15

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    It's all my fault. We used to chat

    for 5 months, every day. He was my best friend. When I saw him the last time, we didnt even say hello. Bullshit. Forget friendships. It wont last anyways. All my fault. Every little ******* thing is my fault.
    BMTH99 BMTH99 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 11, 2014

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    My best friend Cameron C.

    I called him CC died 4 days before Halloween he helped me though the death of my other other best friend Cameron who died in a car crash 2 years ago… I have really bad anxiety that everyone that I'm close to is dying in front of me. CC took his life and left me and I'm worried...
    nattielover nattielover 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 3

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    he doesnt talk to me

    or reply my messages anymore. we used to talk almost everyday on phone and even call each other. now he doesnt even reply to my message. i couldnt stand it anymore so i just deleted everything and block him, to let it go.
    Cassanne Cassanne 16-17 Jun 1

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                          How to lose a friend in 16 months.First I am going to say a little about me. I am a middle aged single guy who never had serious realations with a woman...
    ninerzoon ninerzoon 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 14, 2014

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    3 a few years back and i feel really lost

    still Rest in peace old friend, you may be gone but ill never forget
    gingerninja96 gingerninja96 18-21, M Feb 4

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    space4rent space4rent 36-40, F May 13

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    She wasn't just my friend,

    she was my best friend. We spent an entire summer together. Years and years I never left her side. She got into drugs three years ago and turned into a monster... The worst part of this is that I'd still do absolutely anything for her, anything.... I'm better off without her.
    silence3412 silence3412 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I just had this fight with a friend of mine

    and I stopped talking to her, honestly I hated her for about 3 days but then all I felt was regret and remorse. I've been told she was crying but no one knows why. I think I do. She seemd indifferent so I thought she didn't hate the fact I wasn't talking to her but she's not...
    meryemJo meryemJo 13-15, F Jan 25

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    My friend passed away this morning,

    I was at school when they told me,never thought I'd lose her, shocked and I still can't believe it :'(
    xcix xcix 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 15

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    Best Friend - Gone :( - Updated -

    I am so, so sad. It must be my fault - something I said, something I wrote - but I don't know exactly what. I am a stupid idiot for ruining the most special, valuable thing in my life. Loosing the friendship that was sustaining my motivation to move forward in life. Carelessly...
    MAXwho MAXwho 46-50, M Apr 7, 2013

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    My friend Matt died last week of a drug

    overdose. I'd known home since we were 12. We went to high school together, played football and cricket together, swim, run, laughed, told outrageous stories to each other Matt was always a wild child. A risk taker. There were times I envied that. Not anymore. The shift from...
    wasirishblue wasirishblue 18-21, M 5 Responses Dec 8, 2014

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    About a week or so ago,

    I found out that a friend of my dad's family passed away after a long fight with lung cancer. I'd been praying for her to be healed and live. As sad as it is for me and my relatives and friends, my friend Debby is no longer in pain from the disease or from the harsh treatments...
    Mags2588 Mags2588 26-30, F May 16, 2014

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    Her Flame Went Out, She Didn't Die.

    I believe seeing death from, the last few minutes before the body gives way, are life-changing for many who witness it. In Hinduism, the body is put on a funeral pyre and it slowly reduces to ash. I find it a very violent way of the last rites taking place, so electric...
    Awani Awani 18-21, F Aug 13, 2010

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    DANGELOMOSS DANGELOMOSS 13-15, M May 23

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    Scottie if your reading thisI'm sorry

    for whatever I did.I'm sorry for everything that I did wrong.
    MusicLover4Eternity MusicLover4Eternity 13-15, F May 27

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    Lost & Alone

    I've been told that talking about it helps so maybe it will so here gos. Her name was amber and It's been 14 years sence she was killed, but feels like it just happened yesterday. Still I see her in my dreams Im overwelmed with happness at the site of her. I run to hold her but...
    Simiyes Simiyes 26-30, M 4 Responses Jun 12, 2010

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    But I got him back! He was a dog at the

    shelter I work at and he was there for over a year for various reasons and I fell in love with him. He was brimming with confidence and had a huge heart. There's not another dog like him in the world I wasn't able to get him adopted or into a rescue because of his protective...
    steelers7fan steelers7fan 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 14

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    Today one of my closest friends on here killed

    himself... Or at least he told me he was going to (now he won't reply and is to online so I'm assuming) he was the most depressing person I have ever met, and I loved it ! He was nice and a great guy, he was just very lonely... :( he made me realize that I shouldn't be...
    bluegirlie98 bluegirlie98 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 3, 2014

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    August 29th 2013, 15.

    15—15.50 Him: Unconsciousness. Me: Whirlwind of emotions. Him: Resuscitation. Me: Forlorn hope. Him: Unmoving. Me: Helplessness. Him: Lifeless. Me: Chronically sad. Him: Gone. Sorrows are revived. Me: Farewell, friend ... Me: Hollow. ... Him: Perpetual darkness...
    Etherealinsanity Etherealinsanity 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 29, 2014

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    pie323 pie323 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 23

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    Why'd you have to leave?

    You were such a great friend to me and you cared for me and we'd been through so much. Why'd you have to ******* leave...? But I guess it's for the best... Goodbye, Autumn. I'm going to friggin' miss you...
    GreenDayIsBae GreenDayIsBae 16-17, M 1 Response May 25

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    I grew up attending a small private school.

    There were 63 of us in my grade and many of us were together from 1st through 12 grades. Like probably most anywhere we had our clicks and social circles but somehow I have always thought off my classmates as a second family. We probably spent more time together in school then...
    bens4200 bens4200 46-50, M 1 Response May 26

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    I miss you :) And I still think about you.

    Always. Just want to say this though I know you won't be able to read this anymore.
    Asurina Asurina 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 16

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    I wish I could have been there

    for her today she took her life because of what people did to her at school . I wish I could have done more .
    oOMaleehaOo oOMaleehaOo 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 22

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      ;(... Not lost

    but we are just growing apart... I try to chat... But she cant... Meh.... It sucks.... Meh... Can this day get worst ;(.... Well there goes half my life now... *sigh*
    InfiniteMusic InfiniteMusic 16-17, M 1 Response Feb 3

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