7 Things That Always Happen When A Virginian Says Goodbye

Saying goodbye is a common experience shared around the globe, whether you’re leaving a friend, dinner party, or someone you’ve briefly run into at the grocery store. Yet here in Virginia, the stages of goodbye are pretty recognizable. If you happen to be from the Old Dominion, you will most likely recognize the following 7 steps of saying goodbye (or, more accurately, attempting to say goodbye).

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Of course, these stages can vary by region or occasion, but they’re pretty standard across the state. Would you add any steps to this goodbye process? Join the conversation in the comments below!