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I Think Saying Goodbye Is the Hardest Thing to Do

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    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 Aug 23

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    I can't say goodbye. I found out two months ago that I have cancer, when I was admitted to a hospital for a suicide attempt. The cancer is called osteosarcoma. Cancer of the bones...
    cuddlexlou cuddlexlou 13-15, F 7 Responses Aug 29

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    I hate too but sometimes that 'goodbye' include new beginings ..
    fauxlady fauxlady 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 29

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    Yup.. But i found the good in goodbye
    ActuallyGrace ActuallyGrace 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 29

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    I came back from holiday today. I can't stop crying. It's so hard to say goodbye to the people you love. I'm used to being with all my aunts and uncles and cousins and grandparents...
    Mahsa99 Mahsa99 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 8

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    I just don't. I don't think anybody's irredeemable or should just be written off.
    GeorgiaMackay GeorgiaMackay 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 1

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    I hate it when I can't stop thinking about that one person, and deep down inside, I know they probably haven't even thought about me once.
    privateRED privateRED 18-21, F Sep 10

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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 Aug 23

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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 Aug 28

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    I lost my father .. and I've become afraid to lose anyone else.. i don't like any Farewell moment!!:(
    Fatemah97 Fatemah97 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 2

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    I used to chat with an older lady on here. We used to be friends and because she was much older i had more respect for her. Her kids were my age and older as well, so she was like...
    LifeOnAThread LifeOnAThread 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 7

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    Dad was laying in his hospital bed, he had been given enough medication to make him comfortable, he was mostly sleeping and although we could talk to him he didn't have the...
    Shamrock40 Shamrock40 36-40, M 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    The hardest thing is not talking to someone you used to talk to everyday.
    paupaw paupaw 18-21, F 4 hrs ago

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    I'm 29 years old and my mom passed a way on July 16 2014 and it's killing me I miss her so much I wish she was still here I didn't get to say goodbye to her I found her deceased in...
    sonia3035 sonia3035 26-30, F 6 Responses Sep 2

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    We live in a world full of hate and deceit. Many of us just stand aside and ignore what happens around us. What if, even for just one day, we really stopped to look? How many lives...
    SpecialKind SpecialKind 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 7

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    I recently left for college. I have been here for a little over 3 weeks now and I hate every second of it. I have made no friends and I have gone days on end without saying a...
    adidasbagnexttome adidasbagnexttome 18-21, M Sep 10

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    I think the hardest thing about this topic is acceptance. It is really hard to know the inevitable and to understand that you can't change it. When you know you are on the brink of...
    labella1214 labella1214 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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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 Aug 25

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    But sadly, I'm saying goodbye to EP. A person that's very popular on this site has informed many people here that I'm schizophrenic & rather odd to her now. After sharing many...
    mo0se809 mo0se809 46-50, M 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    i think back to the most influential ppl ive ever meet in my life. one person comes to mind. this person has brought out the best and the worst in me. ive pushed, ive shoved, and...
    SadisticBitch SadisticBitch 31-35, F Sep 13

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    I'm still with my boyfriend even though I know he's been talking to other girls on social media sites. I feel stupid saying it, but I snooped on his Facebook and saw he was...
    bme52 bme52 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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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 Aug 23

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    That is a good sign of individualism to me. I think I respect more of this just a tad more than I do intellect. I think intellect derives from such as a matter of fact. A true...
    phenom0086 phenom0086 26-30, M 2 Responses Sep 10

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    I have been married for 8 years now, our marriage has an age gap of 18 years. I really wanted to get married by a white man am an African lady. We met in my country and after he...
    Tok14 Tok14 31-35, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I dream and think about lots of things some of which are very stupid and taboo. In real life we are bound by so called rules and regulations which makes us to hide our true...
    openheart92 openheart92 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 2

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    Well let me just dive right into it. I think I'm in love with my second cousin. I hate the fact that I'm thinking about him that way. I know it seems weird and gross but I really...
    thetruthneedstobetold thetruthneedstobetold 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    Something i cant control Im fine as long as i don't think to much about things, i have never liked change and struggle to except things thrown at me at short notice Just recently...
    ExtremeNext ExtremeNext 26-30, F 5 Responses Sep 14

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    To make a long story short I was talking to a guy in the summer and you know we were jus talking and talking so much for a good two weeks and the next thing you know it We were...
    andreaespe andreaespe 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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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 2 Responses Aug 28

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    When I went on a day trip yesterday I spent my journey dreaming and noting down all the things I'd like to achieve. It was really exciting to think about all the possibilities...
    lucysnowe lucysnowe 22-25, F 3 hrs ago

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    Relating to what I have put before. "Trying to accept thing that I cannot change" is a massive thing for me right now. I was withy boyfriend for 3 years, he don't absolutely...
    mmj123 mmj123 18-21, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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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 Aug 25

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    So basically my friend like Guy and then he used her and that stuff. But a couple of days ago he started speaking to me and now I always speak to him and today she found out and...
    Krystal666 Krystal666 13-15, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    What the heff are we all doing? I dunno. What am I made of? I dunno. How do I breathe and walk and see stuff? I dunno. You dunno. We dunno. Lets chill the f out and do some cool sh...
    brushfirefairytales brushfirefairytales 26-30, F 38 mins ago

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    I never got a chance to say goodbye to the man who gave me the 2 best blessings in my life!! He was my first real love and a teacher to me. His name was Robby. We met when I was 15...
    Kayloves060814 Kayloves060814 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Some (not all) homophobes are religious and say "it's a sin to be gay" I am an atheist who grew up in a Christian family, went to Sunday school up until I came out how I felt...
    Gemz2411 Gemz2411 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    Yes this is going to be a rant story. I give others every consideration possible, and ask for very few in return, I have sacrificed my social life to spend more time with my dad...
    MrWinstonSmith MrWinstonSmith 22-25, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I think I might be bisexual but I'm not sure. Recently I have felt attracted to girls physically and emotionally but I don't feel like having a romantic relationship with any of...
    hamtona hamtona 18-21, F 19 mins ago

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    I think...... -Equal rights means equal accountability. -People are getting complacent about how far we've come, and not realizing we've still got a ways to go. -The meaning of...
    1stepforward3shovesback 1stepforward3shovesback 16-17, M 1 Response Sep 7