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I Think Saying Goodbye Is the Hardest Thing to Do

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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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    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 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 18, 2010

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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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    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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    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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    Im honna log off of here

    and deleate this in a few weeks srry if u enjoyed my time * tears *
    YouAreAllPesants YouAreAllPesants 16-17, F Apr 2

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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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Your worst goodbye?! ........
    JaixxNinexx JaixxNinexx 31-35, F 5 Responses Aug 18

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    Today is the first day of the rest of our lives. Iv finally got through to him. He will not be calling again he will be calling my mum to arrange visits. V happy I can just move on...
    samscleverbox samscleverbox 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    Sigh. So, from what I've been seeing happening is that my step dad is leaving my mom again. Even though he's left and came back more time than I can count, it's different this...
    DuckiiMomo DuckiiMomo 13-15 1 Response 4 days ago

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    This is my farewell to my brief time with the experience project. Most of the people I have connected with about my hair fetish have continued, without ceasing, to try convince...
    MissKR25 MissKR25 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 15

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    Today I lost my nanny that woman left the world to me il never forget her nanny Iove you please don't forget it
    lolletsgo lolletsgo 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 30

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    Ah Peter Pan, I loved watching the movie when I was really little :)
    lillylolz lillylolz 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 10

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    http://youtu.be/vP4sSwo4CsY Cause that happened to me 😭💔😭
    1LilLefty 1LilLefty 13-15, F Aug 10

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    To the point that I almost won't even say it. It's such a habit, even when parting with a casual acquaintance I probably will never see again I'm more likely to say: "See ya!" Odd...
    sometimeslonelytoo sometimeslonelytoo 41-45, M 2 Responses Aug 18

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    When a close housemate is leaving soon , is hard to say good bye
    Luiskoala Luiskoala 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    😢 this makes me sad I really do it hate it though. Because sometimes there comes circumstances in your life where you can't be with that person you want to be with day in and...
    whisperingcampaign whisperingcampaign 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I'm just an emo girl trapped in this ****** up world being screwed over left and right it makes me want to take a flight. I'll put the gun to my head pull the trigger then I'll be...
    Gothika88 Gothika88 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I can never keep my stupid mouth shut. I always have to push people away until they just cant take it no :'( y do I have to be such an idiot 😭
    georgia2001 georgia2001 13-15, F 21 hrs ago

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    Yes, I absolutely hate goodbyes; and I think a lot of people would agree that some of the worst ones are those that are absolutely necessary. One question that I always ponder...
    1MagicalMystery 1MagicalMystery 31-35, F Aug 13

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    Got it in your face: you never let me just be dont you see did as you pleased you hurt me twice so i told you to, get a life and i didny know where to go so i took this...
    NoraWilliams NoraWilliams 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    1. Read a book intermittently and finished it in a decade. Yes! That tough! 2. Set (probably) 1k sqm of field on fire. 3. Had a minor accident last Saturday. 4. I played with...
    EruIluvatar EruIluvatar 70+, F 1 Response Jul 30

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    All my life I have fought the fact that I am different than other people. Now I won't say I am on a higher deeper level than other people necessarily, or a lower one, but I am on a...
    colorstone colorstone 31-35, M 2 Responses Aug 5

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    I think it's important for everybody to experience love. I think the reason why there are so many bad people in the world is because they've never experienced love ever in their...
    JewStar4Life JewStar4Life 18-21, F Aug 3

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    My cousins are stuck in a sibling rivalry that has lasted for as long as I know them . . . . . They have always been like brothers to me but they can never stop their bickering and...
    Aroura666 Aroura666 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    I think so much about things. Like, everything. I posted only recently about being 18 and not drinking alcohol. I'm not sure if it's because I can't seem to relax enough to enjoy...
    tommycuffe tommycuffe 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 29

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    I also think its a dangerous thing, love makes blind , it also can lead you into pain.
    ActuallyGrace ActuallyGrace 13-15, F Aug 2

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    1. I have “OCD tendencies”. 2. I calculate the gas mileage every time I fill my tank. My car doesn't do it for me. 3. I really like it when the odometer is a palindrome when...
    scrimshaw scrimshaw 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 6

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    I just feel like an Old Soul or partly one. I feel different to people around me. I feel a lot more maturer, observant and I feel like I do not belong with the people my age. I...
    CallMeChelsea CallMeChelsea 16-17, F 6 Responses Aug 13

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    My stepmom works very hard for our family. I appreciate the things she does. I just don't think she appreciates the things I do. I understand I mess up a lot, but I'm 18 and I'm...
    kbell18 kbell18 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I'm addicted to the internet and I hate that. While I think there are good things about it I also feel that it's a major distraction and it's preventing me from achieving some...
    michaeln41 michaeln41 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 1

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    I'm a kid of the 70's. we were always taught that drugs were bad and might lead you to crime. If not to satisfy your own addiction. Maybe you'd get involved with people who would...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 9

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    I spend most of my time in school tending to myself, thinking about any little thing that goes on in life or in the classroom
    imshy1234 imshy1234 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 20

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    76. My favorite color is blue. 77. My parents divorced when I was in the 3rd grade. They got back together and remarried less than a year later. 78. I grew up listening to...
    ludix ludix 41-45, M 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    I found in life you have to push yourself to get what you want cause nothing ever comer to you.......so I have tied my hardest to make everyone happy around me, but sometimes even...
    izzyalmond izzyalmond 13-15, F 4 Responses Aug 7

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    Dear mum, you are the strongest woman i know. You can hold a roof over your head and still manage to cope. You are doing amazing with your life. Who am i to tarnish that, so i wont...
    ticklishvampire ticklishvampire 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 7

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    Goodbye well that's all there is to say really that's it just goodbye
    Ameliaaaa Ameliaaaa 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 14

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    It's been a long time since my best friend and I had ended our friendship. She was the most caring person that I know and the most crazy of all. Everyday we chat, talk to each...
    Guin2ne1 Guin2ne1 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Almost one year ago a friend of my family was told he had stage 4 Lung Cancer. They only gave him a couple months to live. Everyone was really sad knowing he would most likely die...
    TheLostFangirl TheLostFangirl 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 4

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    Well it isn't like any of you really give a crap but I will say it for now anyway. Goodbye. Goodbye to all you who could care less about anyone else. Goodbye to the fakers...
    lonesojourner lonesojourner 46-50, M 2 Responses Aug 12

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    Dear J, We crossed paths under somewhat unusual circumstances. I just happened to be the one there when you were about to crumble, and I caught you and listened to you and...
    travellingthrough travellingthrough 26-30 Aug 16

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    It was early spring this year when my wife asked me "Would you mind if I did not wear bikinis on our holiday this year".She then explained that her reason for wanting to not wear a...
    stuartishere stuartishere 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 14

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    Things to say goodbye to after receiving the audition results: all hope of playing the ingenue, the princess and the joy of singing my favorite songs because I will not be singing...
    Starfishgirl Starfishgirl 26-30, F Aug 4

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    From pain to tears , to all the things heard with my ears , I'm done finally with all the things that have upset me in the past.. People, events, lies... It doesn't phase me...
    jadetumbler jadetumbler 16-17, F Jul 29

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    I am in the Navy, been overseas for 3 years. My father just became a part of my life about 4 years ago. My mom wouldn't let me see him for almost 13 years. I took the time to...
    itisbob7 itisbob7 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 1

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    1. I lost someone to cancer when I was in fifth grade 2. I was a basically a loner, people were mean, and judgmental, but that phase in my life mostly ended when high school began...
    FunnyandNerdy FunnyandNerdy 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 3