go (one's) (own) way

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go (one's) (own) way

To proceed, act, or do things in a direction or manner as one so chooses or desires, especially as is distinct, separate, or different from that of others. After meeting resistance with her partner about how the business should be run, she decided to go her way and open her own law firm. Tom doesn't have a huge amount of friends, but I've never worried about him; he just likes to go his own way in life, and that's fine by me.
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But the real problem is that when I was at school I was in love with a terrific guy, but we eventually went our own ways.
I would love to know what happened to them after we all went our own ways.
I WOULD like to get in touch with Celia Poppet, Barbara Davis, Sheila Willetts, Joan Chapel, Norma Bastable and anyone else who went to Grove Lane School until 1954 when we all left and went our own ways.