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Falling out with a friend can be hard to deal with. Here's some advice on how to prevent a fall-out, how to make peace after an argument and the best way to part company if you no longer want to be friends...
Look at the reasons why. Are you defensive (always thinking your friend is getting at you)? Or does your friend treat you badly or take you for granted? Try to see the situation objectively: how must your friendship look to others? Talk to your friend. Tell them that you hate arguing, that you value their friendship and you'd like to try to sort it. Talk slowly and calmly and, like, don't start arguing ;p
Swallow your pride and apologise first. They'll almost certainly apologise back. You can even do it without taking the blame: "I'm really sorry we're arguing like this. Can't we start again?"
If you still want to be friends with them, you need to talk about it. If they're feeling guilty, they'll agree to your suggestion that you meet up. Starting the conversation, "You really hurt me, you know," should start the ball rolling. Try to keep your voice low and calm throughout.
We're guessing you've tried saying sorry. All you can do is keep trying. Be sincere, tell them they're totally justified in being angry with you, say you massively value their friendship and can't believe you cocked it up. If they really won't forgive you, you'll have to accept it. You can't keep apologising forever.
Be polite but distant. Hopefully they'll get the hint. If they ask you straight out, "Don't you want to be friends anymore?" say something like, "I think you're a really nice person, but I just can't carry on the way we were. I'm sorry." (Btw don't involve any of your other friends, as that could seem like bullying. This is between you and your friend.)
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