I Lost a Friendship

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    Message In A Bottle

    About a year ago you sent me a box filled with gifts. There was a cute little bottle with a long neck, filled with shells and a note. I never knew the note was for me until one day we were talking and you asked if I had read it. I said no, but I would.Today I read the note you...
    snowbunny1002 snowbunny1002
    46-50, F
    9 Responses Mar 19, 2011

    I have lost many friends

    and now cherish all my friendships and never take friends for granted.
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Oct 11, 2015

    Ah Freshman year....I've never thought I'd

    experience so much drama in one year.....like wow
    XavierSenpai XavierSenpai
    16-17, M
    Dec 3, 2015

    Me being too clingy, trying too hard

    and getting too emotionally attached. I just think I'm going to get no where in friendships and relationships.
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Sep 12, 2015

    So, awhile ago, I posted on here about losing a

    friend that I really cared about. She still wants to be friend with me, but I can't be around her anymore. I sent her a long old message saying, I was sorry that we can't hang out together. Then she sent me this: "I get why you're shutting me out,but what i don't get is why...
    redpanda1997 redpanda1997
    18-21, F
    Jan 15

    I've lost many...I think I'm just a boring

    person because the closest thing i had to a friendship was 4 years ago.
    StahpCopyingMyName StahpCopyingMyName
    18-21, F
    1 Response Nov 23, 2015

    it was my senior year of high school.

    when I lost one of my best friends. he didn't die something just happened between us where we could no longer be friends. I I met him my sophomore year of high school. and we became very good friends very quickly. and just friends. nothing romantic or sexual. or so I thought...
    Ling11 Ling11
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Nov 22, 2015

    I've had a tough ride through friendships

    and this account that I have made for myself is going to be mainly about friendships and I can't wait to share my stories with you!... In year 6 I lost two amZing friends of mine because they went to a different high school of mine but we still keep in contact on the other hand...
    FriendshipQ FriendshipQ
    13-15, F
    Apr 9, 2015

    He was my best bud. I ended the friendship

    months ago because it was getting so one-sided - he only ever contacted me to ask a favor. And even tho I know it's for the best, I miss my buddy. He doesn't know yet that I gave back his house key - I put it with his tools when I returned them, and he hasn't noticed. But...
    FakeIsTheNewReal FakeIsTheNewReal
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Apr 2, 2015

    I recently broke up with a close friend of mine.

    She had stopped talking to me completely and was giving me all kinds of excuses. I put a lot of effort into the friendship. To me, she was a part of the family. I finally got an answer last night as to why she has been so distant. In a nutshell, she said that she found that she...
    ScarletNotes ScarletNotes
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Sep 24, 2015

    Two months ago, I woke up

    and found out my friend had left me a couple of messages in fb. She seemed to be very mad at me saying things like she has enough of me, my emotions become a burden to her and as a friend, she can help no more and I should go to professional instead. To be frank, I was...
    daisyjones1q84 daisyjones1q84
    22-25, F
    Jun 25, 2014

    A new friendship turned sour

    after they kissed me and I did not return their affections. They were embarrassed but I explained in no uncertain terms that I need them as a friend. They seemed contented with that. Phone calls petered out and we didn't see eachother for months, especially since I had to drop...
    3naturespice3 3naturespice3
    1 Response Dec 24, 2014

    I miss my best friend

    who got pregnant and moved all the way to Texas to be with her kids baby daddy who doesn't want to commit to anything or anyone... And she only texts me to tell me he cheated again and she is so upset... I want to say I begged you not to go. But I still love her like a sister. I...
    tigersfan195 tigersfan195
    18-21, F
    1 Response Nov 12, 2014

    It has been a while now.

    ..well over a year, but I still think about her. She was kind of like a daughter figure to me. I know she needed to grow up, but the way she just gave up on me hurt me more then any single event in my life. I truly was a vested friend and I would have supported her through...
    Pilotbob75 Pilotbob75
    41-45, M
    Dec 15, 2015

    She ended our friendship just

    because she can't stand me being incredible naive. I don't know if she understand me or she thought differently from the words I wrote. 10 years of friendship end like that. She's the first online friend I met in real life and now I'm scared to make new online friend...
    yumemi yumemi
    26-30, F
    1 Response Dec 3, 2015
    onedirectionlover123 onedirectionlover123
    13-15, F
    2 Responses Aug 15, 2014
    Hardboy48 Hardboy48
    26-30, M
    1 Response Nov 23, 2015

    your life is your life don’t let it be

    clubbed into dank submission. be on the watch. there are ways out. there is a light somewhere. it may not be much light but it beats the darkness. be on the watch. the gods will offer you chances. know them. take them. you can’t beat death but you can beat death in life...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Dec 6, 2015

    I have lost to many to count,

    time after time after time life will be great for a year or 2 then all my friends leave then I start again and again and again
    Abi0123 Abi0123
    13-15, F
    3 Responses Nov 23, 2015

    My Bestfriend..=(

    My bestfriend.......every week we get into a argument which turns the image totally upside down .....2 days back we had an argue which made her angry and made me upset that i closed my phone while chat...it was the 3rd time i did like that...when ever i feel upset i just close...
    wardaB wardaB
    18-21, F
    1 Response Sep 1, 2012

    Exactly a week ago I cut off my best friend.

    His girlfriend believes that there is something going on between us, and I'm not going to be the girl that gets in between their relationship. Honestly, he probably does care for me a lot in that way, and I love him with all my heart as a friend. I saw the stress I caused in the...
    deleted deleted
    Dec 24, 2014

    I hate when I'm friends with a guy

    and they get a gf and the gf gets jealous of our friendship so he tells me we can't talk or hang out. So friendship over. Thanks jealous girlfriend for another friendship ruined.
    christy0909 christy0909
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Dec 3, 2015

    This is dated [since it happened quite a

    while ago] but I wanted to write a short story about a very dear friend that I first met here and then convinced him to join Answerbag. For his privacy I won't reveal his name, but if he would ever see this I want him to know that I miss him still to this day. I can only hope he...
    Charleen78 Charleen78
    26-30, F
    Dec 20, 2015

    Its sad when someone u have known

    so long just doesnt care about what u have to say. Its like he was always right and i was the problem. " your complicated and can never agree on anything" " look at me im an easy going guy.... I tell it like it is." Yet telling like it is isnt that way when i tell him something...
    carl34 carl34
    31-35, M
    1 Response Dec 1, 2015

    Me and my friend (I will just call him L) were

    best friends since 4th grade. We always hung out and he was like my brother. I helped him through a lot of stuff growing up. We used to have the best of times. We would go camping, play video games, vacations, sports, a lot of stuff. Then high school comes. Four days before it...
    theguywiththeredhair theguywiththeredhair
    18-21, M
    7 Responses Dec 4, 2015

    One of my best friends left me,

    because i broke up with my girlfriend.. she said that I was a fake friend, that didn't care about anyone or anything else, other than me. I was there all day and all night for her whenever she needed me. no matter what. I was there when her boyfriend wasn't. I was there when...
    CrazyAndLazy CrazyAndLazy
    13-15, F
    2 Responses Dec 3, 2015

    like I even give a damn anymore.

    but it's a shame we were close but she couldn't do everything for me. I told he of my problems of my sorrows and while she understood for a time. she lost touch and like the others proved they can be trusted. like I cared my feelings for her are no gone and she is gone to me...
    SladeBolinLeaderofEp SladeBolinLeaderofEp
    18-21, M
    Dec 1, 2015

    When I was a child in Belgium I met my best

    friend Brigitte. She was playing house with some kids at school and they needed a dog and I wanted to play so I was her dog. We became best friends and played together nearly every day. We called each other sisters made our own secret alphabet for codes and we went on little...
    Aureillenne Aureillenne
    18-21, F
    May 11, 2015

    Spoke to Adele today.

    ..yup that was um... Fun Why did we have to lose each other!!!!! Arhhhhh I wanna cry my eyes out! I love that high pitch thing she does with her voice and when she's shy she puts her curved hand round her eye and the left side of her face either tucking her hair back or hiding...
    polarbearlove polarbearlove
    16-17, F
    2 Responses May 18, 2015

    I lose one friendship

    after another. I just lost an important one. It torn my heart in a billion pieces...throwing it against the walls.
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Dec 31, 2015

    Once in a while it would be nice to be able to

    say... ya know... i'm really glad i stuck up for and defended this person... in spite of the way they acted, or what dumb@ss things they said.... because they really proved themselves to be all i thought they were. Maybe next time. </3
    SweetKiester SweetKiester
    41-45, F
    1 Response Jan 26, 2014

    “No matter how cleverly we might shelter

    it, our delicate friendship wasn't going to last forever. We were bound to reach a dead end. That was painfully clear.” ~ Haruki MurakamiI couldn’t have said it better.
    Rutterman Rutterman
    41-45, M
    4 Responses Oct 10, 2015

    Always sucks when you get to know someone only

    to have it all end abruptly.
    kauaiboy76 kauaiboy76
    36-40, M
    Jul 29, 2014

    I lost a friend a year ago - we disassociated -

    and it wrecked me even tho it was the right thing to do. Last week one of my colleagues mentioned my lost friend, saying he had unfriended my pal on social media for the unkind posts my pal makes. And I answered "we hardly speak anymore" without a second thought. For the...
    FakeIsTheNewReal FakeIsTheNewReal
    31-35, F
    4 Responses Dec 31, 2015

    I thought I had made two great friends here.

    They were both real nice and sweet with me at first but after chatting with them for a few weeks, their true colors came to show and they ended up being jerks. One of them I even had on my list of people on here I'd like to keep in touch with after EP goes on hiatus. Figures...
    CarverReturns CarverReturns
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 3

    i went to homecoming with my friend

    and now we dont even talk... i cant stop thinking about her
    somebody09 somebody09
    26-30, M
    Dec 27, 2015

    About a year ago i was playing an online game

    called "league of legends" and there i met a really good person -lets call her ARI- anyway we had alot of fun in the game and after the game she added me (didnt know her gender at that time) and we talked for a while and we got closer and i got her phone number and we started...
    thelostsheep thelostsheep
    18-21, M
    Jan 18

    I lost a lot of friends this year

    because they can't understand how busy my schedule is. I think I spoiled them before with so much time that's why now that I don't have much... they keep on asking for it. It made me so disappointed at them for being so high-maintenance and immature about this whole thing. I...
    tippyville tippyville
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jan 1

    Two days ago was the anniversary of the day he

    took his life. I miss you Lucas, and I'm sorry for the way I acted.
    MrPoolofsouls MrPoolofsouls
    16-17, M
    1 Response Nov 8, 2015

    i fell in love with my bestfriend he couldnt

    love me back the way i wanted. i realised that i couldnt live that way so i decided to stop talking to him. now he texted me saying he misses me but he'll never give me the chance to go back, im really hurt and missing him
    lillyhatesu lillyhatesu
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Jan 11

    Here's a story for you.

    ;) I had a best friend (D). We've been friends for about 10 years. We had good and bad times, that's just normal and our friendship survived them all. Recently it went downhill. Another good friend of 5 years, (A) my best friend and me were chatting regularly on Skype. About a...
    INFJRyan INFJRyan
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Jul 25, 2015

    A friend of mine left EP.

    ....again. 😔 Friends are hard to come by! I wish it wasn't SO HARD to see people leave.
    Gentletickler Gentletickler
    51-55, M
    3 Responses Mar 2

    Well we met on here in Jan.

    of 2014 and lasted till today. By coincidence he was close to me and we hung out a few times and were close. Out of the blue he blocked me on Facebook and Instagram. Idk what the reason was but I am just so sad and depressed about it because I thought we had a good thing going...
    sjt49 sjt49
    22-25, M
    3 Responses May 18, 2015

    Met a nice person on ep

    and exchanged numbers. Well after weeks of texting I realized I always texted first. So I stopped texting to see if they would ever text me. They didn't so I just deleted their number. Really sucks when you realize a friendship isn't what it seems. (note to self to not open up...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Jan 23

    don't know what to do.

    .. I recently lost a friend if four years. It's been a while ago, maybe a month and a half or so. but I still feel completely terrible. It's stupid, but I need some advice to keep myself from apologizing to her and trying to talk to her.. My boyfriend and I have been together for...
    redpanda1997 redpanda1997
    18-21, F
    1 Response Dec 21, 2015

    You told me you were going to be there

    for me. You told me you'd never leave. You told me our friendship was real. But you lied to me. You ******* lied to me. You broke me into pieces because you went around telling things I thought would never get out. I would never do that to you or to anyone else. You pushed me to...
    JTrin JTrin
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 22, 2014

    Well she was my best friend on Ep.

    ..she's fun to be with...she can be arrogant and moody at times..but she's one of the nicest persons i met on EP....but she's been avoiding me lately..the reason is my ignorance..and me being a jerk ...well i miss talking to her..wat else can i say...i am not soo gud with words...
    jusanotherguy jusanotherguy
    22-25, M
    Jul 15, 2014

    His name was Levi, he was the closest friend

    I've ever had (who I've actually met face to face).
    SilverVoid SilverVoid
    13-15, M
    Nov 23, 2015

    I don't like when this happens,

    but sometimes things come to a breaking point. If the issues can't be resolved, then the friendship has to end. But I try to avoid this whenever I can, because I value friendship very much.
    ErraticSarcastic ErraticSarcastic
    31-35, F
    1 Response Dec 3, 2015

    The fist time I saw him he was like this

    magical creature, so fascinating and very intriguing. Learning more about him I felt myself drawn to him like a moth to light, I never thought he'd like me back or even talk to me but he did and as he did things became more and more complicated. We were in the same class, he...
    Ennah Ennah
    22-25, F
    Nov 8, 2015

    I found this poem on the internet

    and could not find an author, but I loved it and am sharing it. It seems people come and people go here on EP for me. I'm realizing it is definitely me, as it keeps happening over and over. Sometimes it is that person's interest that is swayed elsewhere, sometimes it is...
    ImKeepinItReal ImKeepinItReal
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Aug 20, 2015

    It is so strange, you meet random people

    and something clicks, and they become the major part of your life. November 24th, 2014 was when we officially ended our turbulent friendship. It was his 20th birthday. We met as total strangers on Facebook. I thought he was a girl, figured I read his name wrong and he was a boy...
    ExperiencesAndNotMistakes ExperiencesAndNotMistakes
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Nov 22, 2015
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