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I Think Saying Goodbye Is the Hardest Thing to Do

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    this is damn important,

    tho it is hard..it is needed.. goodbye is a closure.. which means, a justification and declaration that both need to move on, from each other. And if one of them didn't or couldn't, the other will nt be responsible.. for whatever reason, a Goodbye is necessary.. dont hang...
    FaitAccomp1i FaitAccomp1i 70+, M 4 Responses Mar 6

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    Heal The Soul - Poem

    Heal The Soul Sometimes in the stark revealing daylight Waiting for the nightfall I wonder what I am to do Not really lost, but not really found These things I search for These things I live for These things I die for Yet not really sure what they are Muddled with real...
    OkayBut OkayBut 51-55, M 1 Response Sep 18, 2010

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    Im honna log off of here

    and deleate this in a few weeks srry if u enjoyed my time * tears *
    YouAreAllPesants YouAreAllPesants 18-21, F Apr 2, 2014

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    Sayig Goodbye to My Soulmate

    My husband was my best friend and soulmate.  We did everything together and had a wonderful life.  We had just built a new house with our savings to retire in.  It was such an adventure planning and working together to make it just what we wanted.  Finally, we...
    BeccaB BeccaB 61-65, F 2 Responses Sep 12, 2009

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    What I Miss Right Now

    I'm having a bad day. That's what I've been calling them. Those days that I miss you so much. It's hard to let go of almost 7 years with you. I feel lost right now. I scrolled though some of the stories on here about saying goodbye. At least you are alive. I'm not struggling with...
    Smyers Smyers 31-35, F Apr 23, 2012

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    It Hurts A Lot.....

    Saying goodbye is one of the hardest thing to do 'cause it does hurt a lot..and am not yet ready or that strong to face/feel the ache it will bring.
    whydoiloveyou whydoiloveyou 36-40, F May 23, 2010

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    Departed

    “Please,” he said. “Please don’t ever leave me.”I look away.So this is what pain feels like.blink. blink blink. Swallow. Exhale. Inhale. Sniff.The sobs begin again.The sting of departure.I glance at him.His eyes glossy.His heart pleading.Searching for clarity.I glance...
    Kimba2992 Kimba2992 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 30, 2011

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    Saying Goodbye

    Don't say goodbye Cause I don't wanna hear those words tonight Cause maybe it's not the end for you and I And although we knew This time would come for me and you Don't say anything tonight If you're gonna say goodbye I wish we could be laughing Instead I'm standing here asking...
    DarkAngel123 DarkAngel123 18-21, F May 24, 2010

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    Goodbye?

    Yes, saying goodbye is the hardest thing to do just not in this situation, my situation. Ever been hurt repeatedly and the one person you trust changes? Yeah my situation. I trusted him more than anything, anyone. But one day everything completely changed and i knew deep down...
    EmotionalSkye EmotionalSkye 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 9, 2012

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    So I Try Not To

    If I remember, and the problem is I don't always remember, but I try and say see ya later, instead of saying goodbye. It sounds less final.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 15, 2011

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    Just over 3 weeks ago, my parents surprised us with a visit from my grandparents who live in England! It was so amazing, probably the best surprise ever! I'm so thankful for the...
    Hannah1100 Hannah1100 13-15, F Mar 8

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    Saying goodbye is a terrible feeling. I don't have much family, and when my family from far away come to see me, I am thrilled. I love my 3 cousins that live in Florida and love to...
    WerewolfGirll WerewolfGirll 13-15, F Mar 21

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    i completely remove you in my life. so yeah. goodbye.
    KarenDew KarenDew 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 5

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    Why do you leave when I need you the most. I sill miss you even tho you broke my heart. I don't need you anymore but I still want you. I know you will never come back to me so this...
    nekozgirl nekozgirl 13-15, F Mar 12

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    I don't really say goodbye specially in a relationship...all i do is a silent exit if i feel it wont really work out anymore...
    sexydivide sexydivide 36-40, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Be the master of your petty annoyances and conserve your energies for the big, worthwhile things. It isn't the mountain ahead that wears you out - it's the grain of sand in your...
    MrsZacEfron MrsZacEfron 31-35, F 8 Responses 5 days ago

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    I was at the library 2day and I saw something horrible I saw a whoore magazine name cosmopolitan it's full of naked people and sex things it was awfull my frnd saw it and was about...
    collegegirl20 collegegirl20 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 3

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    Another friend is moving on from EP...I wish him nothing but the very best that life has to offer as he is Sooo deserving of that...it was a privilege my friend Xo :))
    Angelkins Angelkins 46-50, F 6 Responses Mar 22

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    I hate it, it is very very rude.
    beautifulbrowneyes21 beautifulbrowneyes21 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Goodbye is one the hardest things if not the hardest things to say
    shannonsjourney shannonsjourney 18-21, F Mar 18

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    I cannot seem to say these words out loud. To me, saying goodbye has always seemed so final. Life is crazy like that. People come in and out of your life; neither one is ever...
    MzPhoenix MzPhoenix 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 12

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    Things I like: 1-climbing into a bed with fresh, clean sheets. 2- a long, long hot shower. 3- falling asleep with the windows open when there's a thunderstorm in the distance. 4- a...
    Oso41412 Oso41412 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 11

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    I don't like saying "goodbye" to another person because it's like you'll never see them EVER AGAIN. But I do say it a lot....
    BubblyJulie BubblyJulie 18-21, F Mar 22

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    last ngt i read from bk command me, to my husband as he wanked thinking about words and things he'd never considered xx xx
    Pennycaca Pennycaca 36-40, F 16 hrs ago

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    The hardest thing in this world, is to live in it.
    nathchalk97 nathchalk97 18-21, M 5 Responses Mar 8

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    My mom died on 2013.. I was a pallbearer at the funeral. That was the hardest thing I have had to do.. Any one else with similar story?
    jcox01 jcox01 41-45, M Mar 21

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    1. I speak three languages, Lithuanian, Russian and English 2. I would move back to Lithuania in a heartbeat from the US 3. I am a traditionalist that believes the man should...
    Alexz72 Alexz72 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    never again had a couple ppl stay over i couldnt sleep coz i dont trust them the guy kept telling a girl (someone ive known for a very long time) saying not nice things about me...
    givenupforever givenupforever 22-25, F Mar 11

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    they are the same in the sense that, they will never care as much as women do, they dont think about the small things that matter to us. I love my boyfriend so much more than i...
    freethinker1234 freethinker1234 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 4

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    Everytime I think if one little thing, it triggers a bunch of big things and by the end of the day I feel supwr sad and suicidal
    ryman27 ryman27 22-25, M 5 Responses Mar 12

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    I have always thought that a person's eyes say so much about them. They say the eyes are the window to a person's soul. I do believe that but there is much more to it than that...
    srfchopper srfchopper 56-60, M Mar 16

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    My husband had asked where my choker came from about a week ago. i'm sure he expected me say that my boyfriend gave it to me, but i shocked him by saying "From the store" or i may...
    shimmeringrose shimmeringrose 31-35, F 4 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    11 months ago I met this amazing woman through and anonymous app and she has made me see my true worth in life. I am now currently separating from my wife and moving on with my...
    Sirwithherkey Sirwithherkey 36-40, M 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    My boyfriend, or should I say long distance boyfriend, lives on the other side of the world. A 26 hour plane ride away. I just came back in January from seeing him. When I left, it...
    inevitablebliss inevitablebliss 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 3

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    I already posted one for this group. Well here's another. Is it wrong for me to call non-Americans foreigners, because honestly I could care less if they call me a foreigner...
    OqSydSchizo16 OqSydSchizo16 36-40, M 51 mins ago

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    I watched "first dates" yesterday and a girl on it, her story, reminded me of him. We hitchhiked to Morocco together. I remember him saying that we'll never forget each other, we...
    so24601 so24601 22-25, F Mar 20

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    Talking with him makes me so excited. It's so easy and he knows more about me than anyone else. I've even told him about things I have not been able to tell anyone. He's always...
    Featherwings Featherwings 18-21, F 8 hrs ago

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    Being alone in my thoughts can be down right dangerous. If I feel like I'm being ignored, avoided, unloved, or anything of the sort I'll start to think if there's someone else. Or...
    Philli8807 Philli8807 26-30, F 3 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    I prefer saying "see you soon" over "goodbye."
    AndyL567 AndyL567 13-15, M Mar 15

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    Believe That Being Silent Is Saying So Much
    goodnites25 goodnites25 22-25, M 11 hrs ago

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    I Am Starting To Think Republicans Are Actually Evil If you want to understand the Republicans, you need to understand two things. They are terrified that the world as they once...
    bryflayz bryflayz 51-55 Mar 5

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    And you said it would be funny to keep me hanging in suspense Then I'd run over to your house and I'd scale the chainlink fence That borders your back yard and then I'd climb...
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic 36-40, F Mar 8

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