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I Think Saying Goodbye Is the Hardest Thing to Do

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I have to leave the life I tried to make with him. It's hard saying goodbye.... Especially to one I love so dearly.
    knatyc23 knatyc23 18-21, F Feb 13

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    Tonight I have to say goodbye to a friend and colleague that I've worked with for nearly 13 years. She's one of my best friends and has just received word of a transfer. I've spent...
    lavendersea lavendersea 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 7

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    thanks fOr the wonderfuL experience , it will remain as a good memory .. but everything has its all ending .. and this would be an end .. GoodBye
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 4

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    I really do hate it, but i have to... I'm no longer allowed to be on this site anymore. I am grounded forever. I wish i could stay, but if i do i will probably get grounded from...
    FrostedWillow FrostedWillow 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 7

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    It's hard to say goodbye to yesterday
    sweetcandycane99 sweetcandycane99 26-30, F 17 Responses Feb 19

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    I keep seeing things out the corner if my eye. And their physical things but they look different. I know that I'm seeing something but I'm not sure I always see them out of the...
    DollTheface DollTheface 18-21, F Feb 21

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    So I'm sitting here seriously thinking who in the hell came up with the words for numbers? I decided I have a serious problem with the transition from 9 to 10 And so forth. Why did...
    itsallnewstome itsallnewstome 26-30, F 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 1 day ago

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    The reason why I hate goodbyes is because saying goodbye means never seeing that person ever again. And I care about the people in my life to much to ever say goodbye. I'd change...
    kidnamedjoe kidnamedjoe 18-21, M 3 Responses Feb 17

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    Today was harder than I could ever imagine. After he told me it was over, I couldn't even look at him. I couldn't even breathe. I couldn't say goodbye to him. I didn't say a word...
    WaywardIngenue WaywardIngenue 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 9

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    ..the day he's saying goodbye forever coz he's finally over u, but u aren't over him yet.
    jeinine jeinine 31-35, F 3 Responses Feb 23

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    One of the hardest things to do in life is let go of what you thought was real
    undecided1129 undecided1129 18-21, F Feb 5

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    Yup, that's me. I'm on a road towards accepting events that occurred over the past year. Today, I truly feel like I can smile for real. Feels like God is smiling back at me. I...
    guideme2truth guideme2truth 26-30, F 4 Responses Feb 5

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    fear is the greatest enemy, we think it's hate but it's fear - Ghandi because fear stops us from living our lives to the fullest and stops us from doing so many things the more...
    OccultumLapidem OccultumLapidem 22-25, M Feb 12

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    okay so.. i'm young. and i've done things, been through things. my life wasn't the best. i drink, smoke, have sex, i cheated... don't think i did these things because i want to be...
    angelgoinghome angelgoinghome 13-15, F 4 Responses Feb 18

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    Okay , here goes ..... 1. Coffee 2. My son's silliness 3. My husbands kindness and love 4. hugs from people I love 5.dark chocolate 6. Baking 7. Those quiet moments right...
    chernobylplayground chernobylplayground 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 18

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    Literally over think about the littlest things that don't even matter..
    lucymichellexo lucymichellexo 13-15, F 7 Responses a week ago

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    Well; It's a big commitment and isn't it a big mess when it doesn't work out.. I think too many people jump into "marriage" too quickly.. So here's 25 reasons not to marry/settle...
    TheMightyAphrodite TheMightyAphrodite 41-45, F 10 Responses Feb 20

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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 20 hrs ago

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    It all started in a gloomy day at the start of high school, I met this guy who's name I will hide in J. For starters we weren't really that close, he was boy of fun and...
    Darkaeon Darkaeon 18-21, M Feb 5

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    I absolutely hate goodbyes. They feel permanent and like they're never coming back. Like that's the last thing you're saying. A "see you later!" Or "bye" or "bye bye!" Works just...
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 9

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    aside from those who have passed, ive got a small group (but growing) of people online who I never got to say goodbye to. I find it so frustrating. the last one was from ep. we had...
    jayciedubb jayciedubb 46-50, M 2 Responses Feb 7

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    My dad is a christian, but ever since my mom died i don't understand how. He keeps telling me that sometimes god doesn't change your situation because he is trying to change your...
    RnneKK RnneKK 13-15, F 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    I am sorry for all the negativity I brought to your life. I respected you to challenge my thinking and help me hear to what I needed to understand. i ignored all the signs you were...
    covernine covernine 46-50, F Feb 5

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    I remember holding my moms hand as she was hours away from passing. My family urging me to say goodbye to let her go. I refused I will never say goodbye, instead I said Ill see...
    WastedShadedDaylight WastedShadedDaylight 31-35, F 10 Responses Feb 13

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    Roses bring immense joy to the masses. For others, the rose which brings joy to the masses, brings only sadness of a final goodbye. Change the stimulus when painful. In America...
    GalaxyCommand GalaxyCommand 61-65, M 1 Response Feb 17

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    Lost,Alone and Afraid...I don't like goodbyes they break my heart. I wish everything stayed the same, I wish my friends didn't change. I hope, I hope, I hope and I'm still hoping...
    Yaqoot Yaqoot 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    Day to day things just are the same, love does that even exist? Can two people really be crazy for each other? Maybe I'm destine to live loveless. Maybe I have it but need to open...
    Mariapaternina Mariapaternina 26-30, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    There's a kind of rain that is so fine, it seems to hang in the air like a delicate, silver curtain of gossamer. There's another kind of rain which feels like ten million ninjas...
    GlassBrainedDog GlassBrainedDog 36-40 2 Responses Feb 4

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    Saying good bye hurts, but not having the opportunity of that closure can hurt even more
    sweeterthansugar95 sweeterthansugar95 18-21, F Feb 9

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    EP has caused me to have some personal issues and I am done with everyone being so rude! Goodbye!
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 11

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    Growl: Ever since I was a child, I've been able to growl/roar in a very interesting manner. Recently I've searched the internet for videos of people growling, but only one was...
    Wulfii Wulfii 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 16

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    IF I WERE YOU...Ask yourself, wouldn't you want to know if someone loves and cares about you?There are moments that come only once in our lives, no matter how long we wait or how...
    KaleidoscopeMoment KaleidoscopeMoment 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 17

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