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I Lost Friends

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    Learning the Differnece.

    If my old friends where here to read this, I am sure they would have quite a different version of what happened between us, but they're not. From junior high school until high school graduation I had very few friends that I would hang out with outside of school grounds. These...
    CopperCoil CopperCoil 36-40, M 4 Responses Apr 24, 2008

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    joelohmygosh joelohmygosh 18-21, M 1 Response May 29

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    This One Hurt

    My ex-best friend, lets call her 'K', and I used to be the best of friends. We did everything together it was like we were joined at the hip. Then she turned on my best friend now. (We all used to be great friends). She made up stories and twisted her words and basically made us...
    fearlessfirefly fearlessfirefly 16-17 Aug 7, 2013

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    Two Friends :(

    1. My best friend in school... we were together since KG till high school, same class, same school, same everything..... he died (or killed, I do not know) by mistake during the civil war in Lebanon... some people say he shot himself by mistake, others say his GF shot him while...
    meemo70 meemo70 41-45, M 1 Response Nov 6, 2013

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    I understand it hurts.

    But there's no point going after them when they have chosen to leave. So please don't waste time going after the ones who left u.. The world has a lot of nice people, u can always make new friends n life ll always be good. Cheers!!
    stuckinlife247 stuckinlife247 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 22

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    Although some friends are lost forever,

    to which I sympathize, my friends are emotionally gone. This post is more of a vent more than anything else. Hopefully some of you have had similar situations and can relate! My best friends of close to 12 years has been dating her current boyfriend for almost two years. To be...
    dmurphy14 dmurphy14 18-21, M Mar 17

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    Johnnystha Johnnystha 26-30, M 2 Responses Dec 10, 2013

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    I did not know her long.

    There was a potential for friendship there. An interesting person, someone I would have liked to be friends with. She was very different from me which added to the attraction from my perspective because we could learn from different views. But we had misunderstandings, and our...
    JoannaBe JoannaBe 36-40, F Feb 23

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    Distance

    I moved to another country and i guess the distance screw up with my best friendships...after a while i began to see who my best friends really were. that was really sad. also, our realities are totally different now...since i live far far away from my home country...we dont have...
    Amelie Amelie 16-18, F 1 Response Dec 13, 2006

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    I have friend he love his friend

    so madly so I told him you are gay 😏 he shouted at me :I'm not gayyyy.
    Omar023 Omar023 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 17

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    I just lost my Bestfriend she migrated to

    another country weeks ago and right now I just don't know what to do without her. She was my sister, bestfriend, partner in crime and also my soulmate didn't realized she'd be gone from me now all I do every night is breakdown and cry every time I remember all the memories we...
    sml13 sml13 22-25, F Mar 25

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    Lost Quite a Few

    In elementary school and middle school, I never had the same friends as the year before. I still saw them because it was a smaller school with all the same people, but they hardly talked to me. When I got to high school, I thought it was going to be great! I wasn't going to the...
    rockgirl rockgirl 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 24, 2007

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    She Was The Family I Chose And In The End She Cut Me Loose

    Chantel and myself have been firends for more than  15 years. She was by b%^ and I was hers. She used to sneak in under my window when  and kidnap so that my parents dont notice so we can go clubbing and she ran to me when she had problems we balanced each other out. it...
    urlan urlan 31-35, F 1 Response May 19, 2010

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    When You're Gay, No One Wants To Be Your Friend

    It's amazing to me how different people react when they find out that I like women. I tend to shy away from telling people just because it's really no ones business and I try to keep stuff to myself. (I know hard to believe when I pour everything out on the Internet, But you...
    gmiller201 gmiller201 22-25, F 13 Responses Sep 28, 2011

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    When I was about the age of 7 I began school in

    Killeen, Texas. When I was 14 my mom decided to move the family to San Antonio, Texas. At first I was reluctant about the idea of abandoning my friends of 7 years. Honestly I'm glad we moved. Here in San Antonio, I have some friends that I can't imagine being without. I still...
    Emiliodecker Emiliodecker 16-17, M Mar 17

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    Give & Take

    I realized it was time to let go of people and things that were hurting me.  I don't like being used.
    ichooselife ichooselife 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 14, 2008

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    It's a sad thing... One moment you can be best

    Friends... You could know everything about them and ****.. Next you could **** up like I did.. And not even know them anymore.. Don't make any attempt to talk to them.. Or even look at them.. It's.. It's like we Deleted each other out of our lives.. But yet we are forced to...
    monsterfan21 monsterfan21 18-21, F Mar 8

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    My Best Friends Changed and Left Me

    It all started when i decided i didn't want to be in the "popular" crowd any more. I didn't want to wear the short-shorts and abercrombie just so i could get friends. That wasn't me. So i found these two great girlfriends, Janie and Gisele. They are hilarious and i love...
    sm22 sm22 13-15 1 Response Jul 10, 2009

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    I have lost friends but

    now that I look back I realize they where not real friends and I've learned to let them go because its for the best . I pray for the right friends the only ones ive attracted where the ones that are negative influences .
    REALWORDS823 REALWORDS823 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    My friends and I have grown distant

    since I've gotten a boyfriend. I try to make time to both, but my friends feel like I've pushed them away for him. They don't reciprocate when I ask them to hangout and they don't invite me anywhere anymore. I've started clinging to my boyfriend because I don't have others to...
    migliorc migliorc 18-21, F Apr 8

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    My Friend the Drangon Fly Lost Twice

    I lost a great friend twice. We were neighbors. We talked every day for 2 years. We shared meals and played games. Our kids played together all the time. My husband and I never really conected with her live in boyfriend so when we moved away we lost touch.  A few years...
    thebook thebook 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 20, 2007

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    Do You Understand Why I Am Confused?

    I am hoping that others who read this story will be able to give me another perspective on this situation because although I cannot change what has happened I do desperately need to try to understand it and why it happened.Very shortly after I joined EP I became friends with a...
    mountsilky mountsilky 46-50, F 9 Responses Jul 11, 2012

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    chewandswallow chewandswallow 13-15 1 Response May 1

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    I use to be bestfriends with this dude.

    He was going out with this chick who was pretty chill. The girl and I never talked but we had respect for one another. One day the guy and I was talk and he said that he got back from a date with his girlfriend and it got a little sexual. He was talking about it like it was the...
    QwartLane QwartLane 13-15, M May 3

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    It happens, all the time to everyone at some

    point in life. I'm just tired of losing them over and over and over. I have less than a handful of internet friends and that's it. Sad. What's even sadder (is that a word?) is when you put your life back together, things are stable, things are good, no great, past friends don't...
    Dantescircle Dantescircle 36-40, M 2 Responses Jun 3

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    I'm so sad, I have lost alot of friends.

    .. It's not only I have lost them but I have lost respecting them, it sadden me, that when you think that they won't hurt you I mean we all make mistakes but for them to use and lie to you, and for what? Why? What did I do? I respected them and trusted them and tried my best to...
    catxfreak catxfreak 18-21, F Jul 12

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    It was so messed up I was friends with girl

    since like kindergarten and then she found out I was bi and was like bye niqqa to me and I was like wtf man at first but about 3 seconds later I was like alright coo den we just mess wit each other no mo den
    Msimperfectlyperfect Msimperfectlyperfect 13-15, F May 4

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    My friend and i met when i was 6 weeks old

    because our moms were best friends in highschool, we had been best friends ever sinse, now we never talk, and when we are together she just texts her boyfriend.
    hideinthedark hideinthedark 13-15, F Mar 27

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    As I Grow and Live and Move, I...

    As I grow and live and move, I seem to slough off friends and friendships. This bothers me a lot, since I think friendships hsould be more durable than that.
    a2lisa a2lisa 31-35, F 1 Response May 24, 2007

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    I lost one of my good friends

    because he wanna to choose his gf over me i been friends with him for as long as i can remember :/
    frankym frankym 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 26

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    Roses

    Roses are suppose to be red,while violets a shade of blue But whenever you're around me, that tends to be untrue My colours seem to lack the zest of a love that's meant to be My flowers have begun to pale - No red nor blue to see The love I once had for you was good if...
    MysticShell MysticShell 26-30, F 6 Responses Apr 15, 2010

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    I Miss You Danny.

    I had this coworker that is a good friend of mine. He was significantly older than me, old enough to be my dad. How did we end up at the same bullshit job? I don't know. Together we made work a little more interesting. We would tease people to get them to laugh. From the...
    KMel215 KMel215 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 10, 2013

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    Drifting Friendships

    I do believe people come into your life for a reason. Sometimes we know why theyare there and sometimes we dont, randm events draw us closer.  However, there was a friend I was close to here on EP and I feel lately we have drifted.  I think part of it had to do with...
    snowbunny1002 snowbunny1002 46-50, F 6 Responses Apr 3, 2009

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    Guysi got my friends in trouble I didn't mean

    to I'm in high school I didn't it because I always act cocky to people that's just how I am but whenever I try to stop I just do it again HELP now I don't have no friends I'm bored all I got to do is my with my brother (downbLl)
    alideboss alideboss 13-15, M May 28

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    They Did'nt Understand

    Ok I always saw myself as the mirrors mixed up image of all my friends. I mean , we had the boy toy, the tom boy, the religous one, the smart *** the slick one, the tramp the good girl  all of them . Our group of friends were very ecclectic to say the least. But I loved them all...
    ladyfingerz ladyfingerz 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 20, 2011

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    Guy And Girl Are Very Close Friends...but Stop Talking After Absolute Nightmare Scenario. Feedback Needed And Appreciated

    My friend Jill and I had been friends since high school,and were very close friends all through university(talking almost everyday).Although for many years I wasn't at all attracted to her,I found myself suddenly head over heels in love with her about 3 years into university...
    brore brore 26-30 2 Responses Aug 25, 2011

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    Pft, friends lost me.

    . If ur not willing to be real and loyal then bye bye :)
    ADeepPerspective ADeepPerspective 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 13

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    Well umm I use to have a lot of friends well I

    thought I did now I feel like I have none, even before I found out I was having a baby I just felt like I always had to hit my friends up to ask them if they wanted to do something or even just to check up on them sigh....
    msjazzy13 msjazzy13 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 15

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    Not What You Might Think

    When I say I've lost friends, I don't mean through death, nor is my situation really comparable to ElLagarto, who lost his drinking buddy friend. I went through about 7 incredibly difficult years, where it seamed it was one thing after the other. I would say it started with my...
    WittyOne WittyOne 46-50, F 4 Responses Jul 9, 2007

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    I started out my freshman year happy

    as can be with many what I thought were "best friends" I then got a serious medical condition and was on bed rest for months and I couldn't go anywhere or do anything. All my friends slowly forgot about me and found someone else to call their best friend. At the end when I came...
    sammylynn333 sammylynn333 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    I lost a really good friend due to she wanted

    to be part of a new crowed.
    Justanobody17 Justanobody17 18-21, F Mar 7

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    No More Lies

    there comes a time in Your life when you have to choose between turning the page and closing the book,,and it seems to be very hard to do it specially when it's in the friendship case,,with the people that you thought they are your real friends from a very very long while,,and...
    maemou maemou 18-21, F Mar 3, 2013

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    Palestranger Where Did You Go?

    I jumped on today to see what you where up to and you have been removed from my friends list,,,??  What happened there?.  I've tried my best to find you again but unfortunately I'm not having any luck. Palestranger I just wanted to let you know that you...
    Summer64 Summer64 41-45, F 9 Responses Sep 1, 2010

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    Met Her For An Hour-memories For a Lifetime

     I was on a tour when i was sixteen. Tired after a 15 day trip i was gazing nonchalantly at the pictures of a popular old museum and  was reading some of the historical events just to while away time.I did not have breakfast for no reason and felt a bit dizzy and weak...
    maskedmenace maskedmenace 22-25, M Aug 23, 2009

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    Who wants to be my friend.

    ... Message me :)
    angelrodriguez123 angelrodriguez123 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 16

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    Around a week ago, my friend called Moya wanted

    me to go clubbing with her but she doesn't know that I self harm. She picked out a cropped camisole with black shorts and creepers for me to wear. I had no bracelets to cover my wrists and no tights or leggings to cover my legs so I had do decline her offer. Instead she took...
    ZoeAmilia ZoeAmilia 16-17, F Jun 2

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    Heeey, guys!How are you guys?

    I hope you guys are doing fine. Well, I'm not here to post a story about me needing advice. Instead, I'm here because I want you guys to know that if you need advice I'll definitely be here for you. I love helping people. I really do. I've been told that I give good advice by...
    Maoli Maoli 18-21, F Mar 23

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    Emanuel

    You still come to my mind a lot even though the years has past I think of you, what were you going thru, what kind of men you would have become You was so young to take your own life, we were suppose to grow together You were such a daring kid Your mom told us what you did! you...
    OneMovieStar OneMovieStar 18-21, F 9 Responses Jun 19, 2011

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    A guy friend of mine blatantly ignores me ever

    since I gave him a thoughtful bday gift. He said he felt weird getting it from me. The gift was a simple beer mug with his name on it. That simple. Now that he has ignored me or literally ditched me after that, I don't care either. But I so want to ask him to pay me back the 2...
    stuckinlife247 stuckinlife247 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 13

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    I guess we all did huh.

    .. Well, uh, my experience.... She just found another friend she said she was "more comfortable with". And then. Well. They had a STUPid fight because one of them threw a freaking pencil at the other. And. Well. They never spoke to each other again. But HELL it is sooooo none of...
    iamnoor iamnoor 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 27

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    so over two months I lost one of my bestfriends

    of about five years. I was disappointed and what not. but I let it go, moved on, and came out with better friends. for the first time in so long I haven't ever had to question my friendship with either if there two girls. these girls ARE and ALWAYS will be my bestfriends. like I...
    brookiecookie14 brookiecookie14 13-15, F Apr 27

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    Different Ways

    I've lost friends in my life.  Some I've lost to death, which killed a small part of me at the same time.  Some I've lost to time, and I felt a part of me whither away as they whithered from my life.  And some I've lost to anger, and differences between us...
    dyin2live dyin2live 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 16, 2010

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    I am a performer. My dear friend is also a

    performer. We both work in the same show. However, I am her vocal captain. I noticed that her performances have been getting worse and she was becoming lazy. So I had to give her an evaluation (per my job) and told her that the managers will take days away from her if she didn't...
    vann07 vann07 26-30, M May 22

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