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I Think Saying Goodbye Is the Hardest Thing to Do

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 145 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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

    I hate saying goodbye to older relatives. I always say it's not a goodbye it's a see you later. But I said that to my nana and she passed away and I didn't get to see her later
    knittygurl23 knittygurl23 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 26

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    My best friend who I lived with never said goodbye. I moved away and he never came out of his room...it's horrible being without him. I just want him back in my life. I am all...
    JaylynnDaereon JaylynnDaereon 26-30, F May 4

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    Every now and again..something happens in our lives to change us and our perspective on everything.  I was never a pessismistic person..never thought I could hate, always...
    sensualbeauty1 sensualbeauty1 46-50, F 4 Responses May 5

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    EP has been great to gracious, she can be herself, but too much trusting can really hurt. Stay cool people! In such ambiance, the sharp ***** of yearn, pierce my being, something...
    graciousindifference29 graciousindifference29 26-30, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    All because I am ninja😎 one moment I'm there the next I'm not lol.
    collegekid2016 collegekid2016 18-21, M Apr 22

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    Man, it really is tougher than I thought. My sister is leaving the country for France and will be returning next year. It's some project she's on. I don't what I am gonna do...
    sonicboy2015 sonicboy2015 16-17, M 3 Responses Apr 24

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    It really never gets any easier...
    Ambibambii Ambibambii 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 24

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    My past two relationships were like that. One day we were fine, no fights, no problems, nothing then one day they just stop talking to me. Lucas and Ken were my last two and they...
    ceceophie ceceophie 16-17, F 1 Response May 3

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    ...and then drop by every once in a while to make you feel it. :(
    dabram71 dabram71 16-17, M 1 Response May 3

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    I hate when you meet people on a social website like this and everything goes great at first. Then something happens totally out of your control and they get mad at you for...
    Jamestone73 Jamestone73 41-45, M 4 Responses May 12

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    If you leave without as much as a word, it shows that you hold me in very little regard. If you care about me at all, you should tell me why you want to leave. It hurts enough to...
    ErraticSarcastic ErraticSarcastic 26-30, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Bye EP if you at in my circles and still want to be able to talk to me message me.
    3JustThatGirl6 3JustThatGirl6 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Telling your often unreliable cousin to run an important errand for you because your hands are full
    DoorMattress DoorMattress 13-15, M Apr 28

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    "Like I'm Gonna Lose You" I found myself dreaming In silver and gold Like a scene from a movie That every broken heart knows we were walking on moonlight And you pulled me close...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 6

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    completely cut ties with my family when i was 19 and pregnant. i remember sitting in my apartment with bills and collection notices and just bursting into tears. i recall the...
    DiaLeigh DiaLeigh 26-30, F 2 Responses May 13

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    I don't like saying goodbye when I have company and then when they have to leave I get really teary and then I start to cry when they Half to leave I do not want them to go but...
    PonyTailsGirl24 PonyTailsGirl24 46-50, F 3 days ago

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    I really want you to know, you seem to think this is easy for me, not talking to you is one of the hardest things ever,... Quitting smoking was easier. I wish everything was like...
    simj1122 simj1122 31-35, M 7 Responses Apr 28

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    I try and be the strongest person for my friends, family, and people that I really care about. It's the hardest thing I have ever done, but I put a smile on despite how difficult...
    MadiofAsgard MadiofAsgard 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 28

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    I need advice. my boyfriend pays me nearly no attention. I do everything around the house because he's not interested and he always just wants space to watch TV or go on the xbox...
    lnicolem lnicolem 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    The hardest thing to Learn in life is to move forward by leaving something behind & sometimes it's a part of ourselves.
    IntrovertGirl99 IntrovertGirl99 18-21, F 6 Responses 1 day ago

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    :3 here I go.. 1. I'm a definite cat person 2. I love all animals, but my favorite types of animals are those who live in the water. 3. Ironically, my worst fear is drowning. I...
    AnonSmiles AnonSmiles 16-17 May 3

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    I read someone's haughty post defending the Duggar parents and am so appalled and upset that she cited jealousy as a reason people dislike the Duggars. She said God's been blessing...
    neverendingfairytale2 neverendingfairytale2 36-40, F 8 hrs ago

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    Since it is the hardest, need to make it worth it.. mine is always permanent..final.. like death.. I'm relieved and grateful I said goodbye to them.. I hve come to realise that...
    FaitAccomp1i FaitAccomp1i 70+, M 1 Response May 1

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    0.77. I remember that Google was mentioned on "60 minutes" 0.78. I am not afraid of dogs 1. "As good as it gets" - it was an interesting movie 2. Sometimes my keyboard-playing are...
    Clothed Clothed 41-45, M Apr 29

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    They make me travel today..expediting work.. Looking at the address made me numb..2 hrs drive and it is 3 blocks from the place my ex fiancee used to work..or still working, idk...
    FaitAccomp1i FaitAccomp1i 70+, M 5 Responses May 7

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    Perhaps I don't really belong in this group, seeing as how I'm the one that usually says goodbye. I guess that doesn't mean I like them. And I truly don't. When you create a...
    DisappearIntoSilence DisappearIntoSilence 31-35, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    loosing someone alive or not is the most hardest mental recovery to have sometimes mental scars remembering the last words they said to you
    JakeG1234 JakeG1234 22-25, M May 3

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    I met someone on here who has changed my life in such a short space of time. She will hopefully know who she is if she reads this and I hope she does. I have always thought that I...
    PaulHinlondon PaulHinlondon 36-40, M 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I love being in love. I love the feeling you get when you see them pass by. When you see their name pop up on your phone. The feeling of uncertainty. Knowing or not knowing if they...
    SilverLiningCl0ud SilverLiningCl0ud 31-35, F 4 Responses May 8

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    It's an awful feeling to let go of someone in those last moments of being with one another. Two souls that part ways and journey in separate directions. They'll get by this time...
    Orchards Orchards 22-25, M 5 Responses a week ago

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    I need to get this off of my chest, and even though no one might not read it I will had shared it. Its been festering and usually I can just shake it off like water on a duck but...
    CaliGurl2007 CaliGurl2007 26-30, F 4 Responses Apr 28

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    Hi, I'm a 14 year old female. I don't know why but I have a tendency to mess things up. About 3 months ago one of my close friends instagram account was hacked. The hacker posted...
    polutedmind polutedmind 13-15, F May 3

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