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I Think Saying Goodbye Is the Hardest Thing to Do

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    I mean saying a real goodbye.

    Not a pretend goodbye to someone you know you'll see again soon. Saying bye to someone you love, because you know it's going to be a long time. Saying goodbye when you mean it so much more than they do. Will they ever think about me again?
    James13xx James13xx 18-21, M 1 Response May 27

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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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    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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    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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    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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    I am so done saying goodbye ,

    it feels like this is all I am doing in my years of existence. I find myself saying more goodbyes than actual hello's. This explains why I am who I am. Over the years of painful goodbyes I am closed off, past experiences have made me build up walls I am hoping no one would be...
    MzPhoenix MzPhoenix 31-35, F 16 Responses May 27

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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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    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 51-55, M 1 Response Sep 18, 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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    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 3 Responses Mar 6

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    It's the hardest thing to do I hate it so much
    TimePrincess TimePrincess 13-15, F 2 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    I get these few hours each day, where I'm really depressed. Other times I'm just sad or maybe slightly happy. I really don't know why. Nothing happened. I just think of every...
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    I'll finally be free. It will only be about 45 minutes more of this hell. Goodbye.
    happytobeanon happytobeanon 13-15, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    All of a sudden I turned around and it hit me. I guess I have been staying ahead of it for a long time but tonight i saw it had caught up to me. All you younguns listen up, don't...
    boldtimer boldtimer 66-70, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I hope it is. I miss you. i was really in love. Too bad it wasnt the same for you.
    Sadjak Sadjak 51-55, M 3 days ago

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    I fell deeply in love with a guy and for a while we seemed imperfectly perfect. He did everything for me and I did everything for him. Honestly I'm still love with him I will...
    Issaaa Issaaa 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    No one even notices me leave; I'm pretty invisible .-. Where's the "good" in goodbye anyway?
    misanthropicpessimist misanthropicpessimist 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I've never officially quit a job before. I just wake up one day and notice I feel so detached from that work it's become time for me to live. I try to dip out as quietly as I can...
    VerucaRose VerucaRose 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    Ok so lets start from beginning, i have an academic enemy of sorts during University and we argued a lot regarding political theory, logic and governing social norms. I hated her...
    backgroundguy backgroundguy 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    Saying goodbye hurts the most when the book is closed before the story ends
    LurkingShadow LurkingShadow 13-15, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason why so few engage in it.
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I do it everywhere , and anywhere because I hate goodbye
    loneleyboy loneleyboy 13-15, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Been kinda missing someone lately that i use to know.I know it was for the best,but i still think about him.He was my first real friend and he was there for me lots of times.Tried...
    simpleandpossible simpleandpossible 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    I find that if I leave without saying goodbye, I leave a chance for life to happen and possibly people might find their way back into my life later. Goodbyes are difficult because...
    diegojdiaz diegojdiaz 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    i hate this. i didnt saw my father about 15 years. and he left me and went in another contry and he never say goobye. i was litlle, and now i realy need father but he is not here...
    sincos sincos 16-17, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    Have you ever been talking to someone, they started talking to someone else, and you realize it's time to go so you start to head out and try to say goodbye but they're either too...
    DoorMattress DoorMattress 13-15, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    he left before I got the chance to say goodbye. I still remember the day when he sent me a message saying I'll still love you no matter what happens. I ignored it and went to sleep...
    mynameiskris mynameiskris 16-17, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    It really annoys me. At least tell me you're deleting and at least tell me why! I've had plenty of good conversations and good friends who suddenly delete their account without...
    adriana0102 adriana0102 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I hate saying goodbye but I have to, I'm going to be away for 3 weeks 😭😭😭😭 Going to a summer camp!! I'll see yall when I get back.
    Alexweiss5790 Alexweiss5790 13-15, M a week ago

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    It's 1:24am and I should be sleeping. But instead, I sit here in this dark room, thinking of the things I could have said or the things I could have done, and think of all the...
    anonymousdrummer anonymousdrummer 16-17, M 4 Responses Jun 22

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    In every love story, there will always be a Romeo and a Juliet. Happily Ever Afters. Battles. And fighting for a loved one. It's been written in book for years, decades...
    shhstayquiet shhstayquiet 16-17, F Jun 19

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    Relocated Blog Post Originally posted Jan 7 2013 I Guess This Is Goodbye Again...
    howsab howsab 31-35, F Jun 19

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    So I've thought this over and im ready to discuss it. If I'm attracted to girls who look like guys is that weird. And this doesn't mean I'm gay at least not let anyways. But I'm...
    blondebomb10 blondebomb10 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 19

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    I get these few hours each day, where I'm really depressed. Other times I'm just sad or maybe slightly happy. I really don't know why. Nothing happened. I just think of every...
    Imahumanbeing Imahumanbeing 22-25, F Jun 17

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    the second message I got from EPAllie for doing something I didn't do. I explained it in my last experience but it wouldn't let me post. I'm saying goodbye now, and that this is...
    A1133cat A1133cat 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 17

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    Every Friday and Saturday I go to play a game with this group of people that I have known for a while now. They are all hilarious and I always have a fun time there no matter what...
    DearYou DearYou 22-25, F Jun 15

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