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I Think Saying Goodbye Is the Hardest Thing to Do

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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 3 Responses Dec 9, 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Sometimes. Sometimes a big show of saying goodbye can leave you with a big deflation feeling. I know I've done jobs or events and afterward I've just made sure everybody else is ok...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Jan 20

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    39 days more to leaving everything that defined 23 years of my life. The hardest part of this is letting go of my bestfriend,love,soulmate and pillar...
    wanderlustxoxoxo wanderlustxoxoxo 22-25, F Jan 5

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    I hate goodbyes so much that often I don't even say them. Sometimes I think I can get away with it since I try my best to be forgotten and unnoticed, but that rarely happens. Even...
    FaeFamous FaeFamous 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 9

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    I'm sorry to have to say goodbye. Have a wonderful life filled with happiness and warmth. Keep strong, like I know you are. You'll be just fine without me, trust me. Goodbye.
    existJenna existJenna 13-15, F 3 Responses Jan 16

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    I have to go for now.. Goodbye..
    Newgirl00 Newgirl00 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 17

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    Goodbye everyone. I'm sorry
    rainbowgirl42069 rainbowgirl42069 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 23

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    Cuddling is one of my favorite things in the world. I cuddled my daughter today, told her I missed her as my "chubby baby girl" as she just giggled, sighed, and relaxed enough to...
    MsInvis MsInvis 46-50, F 1 Response Jan 6

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    My family from up north is all gone now. Hadn't seen them in two years. I didn't know I had missed them so much. The realization has settled in and now I am so sad... I don't know...
    Silverbrumby26 Silverbrumby26 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 6

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    Well! It was nice meeting some people on EP! Good bye :) SexyBoss70...has got to go :( BE GOOD TO YOURSELF AND OTHERS!!!
    SexyBoss70 SexyBoss70 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 10

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    Hey everyone I'm in trouble so I won't be on here :( So I will delete EP but not my profile Sorry everyone :( So guess this is bye for now Sorry everyone
    RainbowWolf13 RainbowWolf13 13-15, F 6 Responses 4 days ago

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    K everyone I'm on my phone cuz my parents forgot to take it away from me again I MAY get to keep it! There is a slight chance :) So I might stay on here
    RainbowWolf13 RainbowWolf13 13-15, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Sometimes there are things in our life that aren’t meant to stay. Sometimes change may not be what we want. Sometimes change is what we really need. And sometimes saying goodbye...
    SunshineAnderson13 SunshineAnderson13 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 9

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    I don't really like saying goodbye , considering goodbye basically means forever . if I talk to you , I don't want it to be a temporary thing . so instead of goodbye , say "talk to...
    imeaniguess000 imeaniguess000 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 3

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    I never got a chance to say goodbye to my grandma before she passed away on mother's day this past year. I remember sitting there in the hospital waiting room, waiting to go and...
    QuilltonX QuilltonX 18-21, M 3 Responses Jan 19

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    On most days I looked at our children and the house we made a home and would think how lucky I am to have such a wonderful husband of almost 13 years and such great kids. My life...
    ProudMama1209 ProudMama1209 31-35, F 6 Responses 3 days ago

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    So yeah ... It's been really fun and enjoyable to be here on EP But I'm saying goodbye to all the people I met here and they sincerely meant alot to me , but it's time to move on...
    Denora Denora 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    1. I love to dance 2. My family means the world to me 3. My dogs hold a very special place in my heart 4. I hate saying goodbyes 5. I'm not a good cook 6. I don't really have any...
    aquikay aquikay 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 4

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    Depression has buried me alive, I am suffocating from deep inside, My lunges breath pain of saying goodbye, My heart is broken and chooses to die, I am suffocating from deep inside...
    lovebug19980 lovebug19980 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Choosing between two of your bestest friends is the HARDEST thing in the universe in my opinion. Nate and Chris are both PERFECT... But by choosing Chris I lost Nate and he HATES...
    ChildOfHarmony ChildOfHarmony 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 15

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    1. I am happily married to the love of my life. We met (online) when I was 18 and he was 21. We married three years later and this spring will celebrate our 15th anniversary. 2. I...
    TheLittleMrs TheLittleMrs 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 15

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    Recently broke up. Hardest thing is letting her go
    Sift Sift 31-35, M 6 Responses Jan 6

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    Dont you sometimes think that you overthink things.If you dont get me let me give you an example how ridiculous it is to think about thinking too much right :) Well anyway i think...
    thehman731 thehman731 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 12

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    I over think, I think about things that used to be said that shouldent matter anymore , words that I know has lost it's meaning , but I want so badly for them to be true again...
    sommer02 sommer02 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 4

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    Sometimes we need to lower our expectations. Think of the good things, hope for the best, Smile through it all. Know in our hearts that it will be great. Just be happy...
    Summerandroses Summerandroses 22-25, F 4 Responses Jan 14

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    Sometimes. Been alone for a long time now. And most of the time it's fine. But occasionally. Often late at night. When the world is asleep. I wonder about it. Whether I'll ever...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Jan 21

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    some might say i'm a dreamer, but mostly i just think about the randomest things most of the time and start a debate in my brain (quite biased though with some semblance of...
    WannabellGreat WannabellGreat 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I miss my ex boyfriend I can't stop thinking of him but things weren't easy when it came to our relationship I hate what happened and I hate what they made me do it broke me more...
    WeridGirlRawr WeridGirlRawr 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    i don't believe in judging other people for this very reason. you can never really know a person. and it can be hard to understand why people do some of the things they do. i'm not...
    varjakpaw varjakpaw 18-21, F 6 hrs ago

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    Hello everyone. I'm so frustrated so I'm coming here. I've been seeing this guy for about 7 weeks. To make a long story short, in the beginning he was always texting and calling...
    gymgirl71 gymgirl71 36-40, F 1 hr ago

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    I'm doing it right now, seems to be the night for it of sorts. Sitting here alone, played round, got funky, screamed til I was done.......went to the supermarket, got hit by a...
    Littlemisssomebody Littlemisssomebody 31-35, F 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    I always think waaay too much about everything. People always tell me I always read too much into things but I don't think that's true. 98% of the time they are just trying to...
    Invisiblewoman1 Invisiblewoman1 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    My 5 year old son used to talk about his life "before" when he was 3... but that's a different story. I'm a little freaked out because lately, he keeps predicting things that come...
    Classangel00A Classangel00A 31-35, F 16 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    Okay, so I was recently in a relationship with a girl,"Mickey" (nickname). We go to the same high school and she's two years older than me . We stayed together for about two weeks...
    CurvyFrance CurvyFrance 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 8

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    Sence you passed, ive never stopped thinking about the last words, touch, breathe you took before you passed. but the only thing that breaks my heart is you never said goodbye to...
    shyluvz69z shyluvz69z 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Scandal with Patti Smyth "Goodbye to You" Those times I waited for you seem so long ago I wanted you far too much to ever let you go You know you never got by "I feel it too" And...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    I saw Gone Girl on the 4th of October. I have not stopped thinking about it since. I have no clue what it is about Gone Girl that's caused me to think about it so often for the...
    baberlay baberlay 18-21, M 1 hr ago

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    I think my husband hates me.....My childhood was REALLY bad. My current husband also had a childhood similar to mine but was not as lucky as me and his life took a different path...
    Lsngthsbttle Lsngthsbttle 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 4