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I Miss Having a Best Friend

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    I'm a Forced Loner - I was walking in the park the other day for my daily exercise when I noticed all the pairs of other people walking. There were groups of two everywhere. Mostly...
    HurricaneLeia HurricaneLeia 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 23, 2008

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    I Miss Having A Best Friend - I miss the days of high school and elementary when I had a best friend and we would go everywhere, do everything together. It was so much fun. Then...
    lizzo lizzo 18-21 Apr 25, 2011

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    Social Sites - WHen i bowse people and see the "perfect" pics of girls..and their "besties" that's when it really sinks in that i don't have one..barely have...
    lostprophet lostprophet 22-25, F 12 Responses Dec 26, 2009

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    Didn't Know What to Do Or Say - I had a dream the other night. My old best friend just showed at my door and we hugged and chatted just like we had in the old days. I woke up from...
    HurricaneLeia HurricaneLeia 26-30, F 2 Responses May 19, 2008

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    Cause I Have No One To Really Talk To - In a time when I have so many inner thoughts and battles with myself, and no one to turn to. "I'm never alone, I'm alone all the time...
    iLLzSkye iLLzSkye 22-25 1 Response Aug 11, 2011

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    I Haven't Had A Best Friend In Years - Since I moved when I was 14 I created best friends but they always moved away themselves. I'm 48 and I can truly say that I don't have a best...
    honeysuckle23 honeysuckle23 46-50, F 2 Responses Mar 28, 2012

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    I Miss You - I feel like I've let everyone just kind of drift away in the past couple years... and I really wish I could get them back. I miss the good old days...
    EmptyInside EmptyInside 19-21, F 1 Response Dec 6, 2007

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    Where Are You? - The past few weeks have been like hell. I couldn't sleep, couldn't focus, just had a tough time all together. A few friend and I made plans to go do something one...
    petronellamyla petronellamyla 18-21, F Apr 28, 2012

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    Im About To Lose My Bestfriend - i have a very wonderful bestfriend and everyone's so envious of our bestfriend relationship..we've been friends since we were in kinder up until...
    merven merven 22-25, M 1 Response May 11, 2010

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    Alone - I now know she was never a “friend” because real friends are never jealous or envious of you. Additionally, real friends do not harbor resentments or attempt to bring...
    exhuberantviolet exhuberantviolet 16-17, F Apr 19, 2013

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    What Happened? - You used to be the coolest guy that I knew. A total nerd who would be there if I ever needed you. But now you have changed. Not only that but you have changed for...
    bayleezan bayleezan 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 4, 2012

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    Miss It Badly.... - I miss having a bestfriend so badly....I miss that constant texting, calling, fighting and discussing absolutely crap things !Well i did have a bestest friend...
    Sia1992 Sia1992 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 28, 2012

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    One Of A Kind - Yeah, I do miss my best friend.  When I think about it, I never really and truly EVER had a best friend.  Not like the one I just lost.  I've had...
    TexasLily TexasLily 51-55, F 6 Responses Sep 30, 2010

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    Alone and Empty - I'm sitting here alone in my office, with heavy, deep thoughts of David, my best friend who just passed away. Twice today, I picked up the phone, thinking I could...
    silentwriter180 silentwriter180 41-45, F 2 Responses Jun 5, 2012

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    I Miss This Friend - i had a best friend, once, a friend and it was great, we did things that friends do, i didn't even notice, i wasn't grateful, took it for granted, like you...
    jamesdean4ever jamesdean4ever 18-21, M Nov 14, 2011

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    Man Do I Ever - It's been a very, very long time since I've been able to call someone my best friend. I miss that special bond that you only feel with your best friend. I wish I...
    simpothing simpothing 22-25, F Oct 15, 2011

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    I Miss Having A Best Friend... Haven't Had One Since My 2 Unique Girl Bff's Back In High School - SOOOOO much I could say about missing having a best friend. Another to talk to...
    TangledVines TangledVines 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 17, 2012

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    A Prayer to Be Answered - I so wish there were someone here with me that I gould get with and just talk. Talk about anything and everything. Pour my heart out and have an friendly...
    Josie06 Josie06 56-60, F 2 Responses Oct 5, 2008

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    It's Always Been Like This.. - I've never had a best friend. Everyone I've ever known, they'd just manipulate my mind, use me, and leave me alone all by myself when they find...
    debmalya debmalya 26-30, M Aug 11, 2011

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    My best friend is a guy. We have been friends since we were young. Now that I am moving I won't get to see him hardly at all. When I told him my house sold and I would be moving...
    VioletCarroll VioletCarroll 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    I really missing having a close friend to talk to about anything and everything. I haven't had one since I ended things with my ex and my other close friend got married. It just...
    Ab262632 Ab262632 22-25, F Mar 22

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    I met my (former) best friend right here on EP six years ago. We connected straight away. In a very short space of time, I felt like I had known him for ever. We spent so many...
    Cleansed Cleansed 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    Today I got on Facebook cause he was on my mind and I went to message him and I started looking thru all our old messages first then I messaged my boyfriend and asked if I should...
    MissSkye MissSkye 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    When I was 5 a girl moved in next door to me. We instantly became best friends. For 9 years that lasted, for 9 years she lived next door. Then she moved house, took her mental...
    Khione13 Khione13 16-17, F Apr 8

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    My best human friends are being distant, and my best friend who is a llama passed away in February and I don't know what to do without him.
    Kat51 Kat51 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    My best friend I love is coming home could not be happier.
    girlauless girlauless 18-21, F Apr 7

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    I just want my Best Friend back. I wish we had never dated.
    NeeverForget NeeverForget 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    So a few years ago (about 2) I was really close with a friend and they were my "bestfriend" I was soo happy, I had someone I could fully trust and someone I could tell everything...
    farhank14 farhank14 13-15, M Apr 7

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    If anybody has read Amnesty by Nadine Gordimer Then you will get the basic idea of how I feel. My friendship was going quite well, we had tons of fun together and there were no...
    DearYou DearYou 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    Hi Kuya,I know it's been a long time but I think I should tell you something. I have to set my self free form my past, I have to look forward furthermore. Believe it or not,I'm...
    BRATNER BRATNER 22-25 Apr 8

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    Yesterday was his birthday and I still can't believe that he's gone in June it will be a year since he left but I just can't believe it and I don't want to believe it I just miss...
    MissSkye MissSkye 16-17, F Apr 6

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    Not physically but emotionally. She's there but she isn't there, you know what I mean? She's the same around me, but slowly getting more distant; more rude; impressionable towards...
    PteMatriarch PteMatriarch 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    So the last few days, I don't even know why- I've been searching more for my friends cemetery, his mother only gave me a small name, but it's not even a cemetery it's like a rural...
    Stargasm Stargasm 22-25, F Mar 24

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    I pushed her away. I had to. Her and I couldn't see eye to eye. We couldn't get along anymore. We both changed. I still love her to death. More than anything in the world. I wouldn...
    Anonymousboy777 Anonymousboy777 16-17, M Mar 28

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    I made a really good friend on here about a week or two ago and today they deleted their profile without letting me know and I have no way to contact them and make sure they are ok...
    Bluenox Bluenox 18-21, F Apr 10

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    We got in a fight. I said some horrible things and now I'm afraid it's over. I'm drifting away from all my friends and now I have nobody... This is horrible it's like I have to...
    Es777 Es777 26-30, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm with you all what I forsake you why no person received a holding your hand and pull it I you doing with all your affairs.😘
    EvilBoys EvilBoys 16-17, M Mar 22

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    Any Girl is Here.. how want to be my lover as well as a best friend for ever...
    Rahulkmb Rahulkmb 22-25, M 1 hr ago

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    Like all cliche stories, mine started out great, but soon got flushed down the toilet. She was beautiful. She was caring. She was funny. She was my best friend. I'd liked her...
    SparkOfHope101 SparkOfHope101 16-17, F Mar 18

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    Through out my high school years I had a decent sized group of friends. Usually always one that I was super close with. I got married way too young, and because of that I really...
    Taraanne929 Taraanne929 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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    Soul sisters, to be frank - That's me and my bestest best friend, which is what we like to call each other. We've only known each other for about a year and we didn't start of as...
    xxxrina xxxrina 22-25, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I believe everything happens for a reason and that you meet everyone that you meet for a reason. Most of my friends have been girls, but I've had one really good guy friend and...
    Dreamer32 Dreamer32 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I have been grieving over my best friend since we both grew apart. She turned into a mean spirited person and started just being awful to me and my family who had always treated...
    SubmissiveArtist SubmissiveArtist 18-21, F Apr 9

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    On December 1st, 2013, I lost one of the most important people in my life. The person I looked up too. My first friend, my brother. I was sitting in my brothers bed waiting for my...
    FMRT FMRT 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 19

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    I have seen this more and more and I don't understand. Best friend -A person whom one knows and with whom one has a bond of mutual affection, typically exclusive of sexual or...
    lovedandadored lovedandadored 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    Unlike most of the stories here on the same subject, absolutely nothing ever happened between me and my best friend: we never dated—nor did anyone ever even suggest it or say we...
    luehdnoea luehdnoea 18-21, M a week ago

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    ​know i am very young, but yes I've fallen in love. so it all started in kindergarten. we instantly connected, he was my best friend over everything. we both had a learning...
    seersh98 seersh98 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    I wouldn't say I actually hate her. If anything, I'm jealous and hurt. Our parents were friends since before we were born so we grew up together. Inseparable throughout grade...
    Schism7 Schism7 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    I've got a childhood friend mark we were the best he used to defend me when his sister hit me we took care of each other, once i have got a little brain problem in maths mum...
    Yasmin9 Yasmin9 13-15, F Mar 28

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    My best friend has been in the Navy for almost 3 years now and I'm still not use to it. We've been best friends for almost ten years. We're more like brothers. We even fight like...
    SDJ317 SDJ317 22-25, M Mar 26

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    Maybe hate is too much but… I thing she is not my best friend anymore, I don´t know what to do. I met my best friend 4 years ago and we became friends very quickly, we had fun...
    CaptainMer CaptainMer 16-17 Mar 31