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I Am Sad When Bad Things Happen To Good People

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    Wouldn't It Be Nice?

    If bad things only happened to bad people?
    ChipmunkErnie ChipmunkErnie 61-65, M 1 Response Feb 13, 2010

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    They Dont Deserve It

    Its why I question karma sometimes. If you are doing good then why should bad things happen to you?  It always happens to me. Over the years, I have tried to be a nice person but in return, what do I get? People using me and a worsening depression.  I guess you...
    reset reset 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 28, 2010

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    I See It More Than I Should

    I have a friend online who lives in Japan. I have talked with him for months and tried to help him with some bullying issues he faced here on EP once that eventually forced him to leave. Friends...I can't to this day, understand why things that happen to him happen. This guy...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 13, 2011

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    A Sad Lesson

    Tonight I got one of those phone calls. The minute I heard her voice I knew something was very wrong. "Hi Mom." "Hi Honey. What's wrong?" A sob. "I got home from work and we've been robbed." My daughter's Navy husband is out at sea on a two week mission. My little...
    datura datura 56-60, F 44 Responses Feb 13, 2010

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    Evil

    There is no need to hurt someone who can't fight back, but people still do...
    Arorin Arorin 22-25, M 12 Responses Feb 23, 2010

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    Wrong Place, Wrong Time

    Ever had a person tell you wrong place wrong time... well this happened to me recently thought i would share it with you.  My late husband and i were eating  with our daughter who was almost two yrs old, at a fast food chain in visalia ca.  It was the busy lunch...
    innocentlYours innocentlYours 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 16, 2010

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    Related Experiences

    I can't imagine how things ever got this out of hand, where did it all go wrong I keep wondering, how did one mistake lead to a series of unfortunate events that just seem to get...
    Verix Verix 18-21, M Jul 12

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    I haven't done anything for my uncle to be taken away from me. I've done nothing for my nana to have heart failure. I've done nothing to deserve my dad having A-Fib. I've done no...
    Tshoraga1 Tshoraga1 13-15, F Jul 12

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    It happens to everyone. There is a quote out there that has a message about how if something bad happened to you, you probably did something to deserve it. I don't agree with that...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Jun 30

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    "When hit hard by events, don't say, 'Why me?' The answer to the why me question is 'Why not me? Am I so special that bad things shouldn't happen to me?' Ask instead, 'What do I do...
    Aimee17 Aimee17 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    Things fall apart to make the right things fall in place. At times I want to throw my hands up and give up, but god gives me the strength to stay strong. As bad as things are at...
    DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt 16-17, F Jul 2

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    I believe that things happen for a reason , that people and situations come into our lives that have meaning. I am not saying there is no chance in the universe , just that there...
    ManitobaRain ManitobaRain 46-50, M 3 Responses Jul 7

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    You asked, "When did you find yourself?" And I simply said, "When somebody loved me." Until now, I didn't realize how true that was. Thinking back, I wasn't afraid of loving him...
    auraboreale auraboreale 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    Basically my selectivity comes from an incident that happened to me when I was around 13 years old. I was in secondary school and I went though a phase where I was confused about...
    oknyritchie oknyritchie 18-21, M Jul 2

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    I came to EP to be honest, and yet I still hide. I believe it's because I don't have much trust. Or is it my insecurities? I've never been with a genuinely perfect person, I've...
    Destinyyy Destinyyy 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 28

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    Sometimes it just really sucks not having someone by your side and to support you. Not saying its has to be a boyfriend it could even be a friend or family member whatever. But...
    WoundedDreamer WoundedDreamer 16-17, F Jul 14

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    I am sure lots of people can relate to this but I grew up in an emotionally abusive environment. My parents fought every single bloody day, screaming at each other, screaming at me...
    thiswatermelonlovesme thiswatermelonlovesme 22-25, F 7 Responses Jul 2

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    I am a teenager in high school, and my parents have been divorced for over two years (but it was a long and messy process, and they have only been living apart for about 6 months...
    trackster54313 trackster54313 16-17, F Jul 13

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    My mom preaches this saying and from my own experiences, time and time again it has proven to be true. I'll share hers though because it is a great example. My mom was fired from...
    SabrinaB27 SabrinaB27 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    You can't connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust...
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I'm not just sad, I'm disturbed with what's happening.. Totally unfair.. The way that Israel came to existence is just unfair.. USA's support to Israel is just unfair.. Killing...
    ThePeach ThePeach 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    Gaza must be taken over by Egypt and by Israel, demilitarized and all militants be kept incarcerated or deported - their choice. No country on the face of this earth would put...
    pdqsailor1 pdqsailor1 51-55, M 1 Response Jul 14

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    I am selective about letting people get close to me. I have come to realize that it probably doesn't matter how selective you are or not. Most people do what they want in the end...
    NerdyGirl78 NerdyGirl78 36-40, F 2 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    Honestly, I'm probably the worst person anyone could go to for help. I don't really know how to "cheer someone up". Usually the person just brings down MY mood along with theirs. I...
    Tlythatswsup Tlythatswsup 16-17, F Jul 6

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    people are always saying "this video is so bad, it must be canadian." "this poster is making fun of cats, it must be canadian." "that weird habit must be canadian." "that...
    hans13 hans13 51-55, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    Thank u to u ppl out there still with a life not on ur phone all day long every where u look down up left right (aka no lives) it's really sad I wish there were now phones or...
    eliaszavaleta eliaszavaleta 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 13

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    It's just facked up so many innocent people killed :(
    maee96 maee96 16-17, F 22 hrs ago

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    I'm sick of finding people that I really get along with and love spending time with and then they just **** off after a couple of months or a year :S Why the **** does it bother...
    museofcomedy museofcomedy 16-17, F Jul 6

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    I'm bad and that's good, I will never be good and that's not bad - Theres no one I would rather be ..... then me
    DaddiesHome2 DaddiesHome2 46-50, M Jul 11

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    :( I am heartbroken coz of all the deaths and all that is happening in Gaza...I'm feeling like someone stab me in heart..:(:(:(
    NoBodyCanHideReality NoBodyCanHideReality 18-21, M 5 Responses Jul 14

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    I would honestly love to know what is happening if someone could explain
    tonib123 tonib123 16-17, F 23 hrs ago

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    Ive lost a quite a few people i care about, here on ep.... don't wanna lose any more... :( 😑😒😨😭☹😢
    marklovescoffee marklovescoffee 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 1

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    I'm all about making good and wise decisions for my life. It takes thought and consideration of the future. It seems like everything is so fast paced and it can cause us to be...
    relating2u79 relating2u79 31-35, M Jul 8

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    I always say thing happen for reason 😊
    Vickychajon Vickychajon 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    I am selective because I think it is important to make sure that there is a mutual compatibility rapport with one another. I think when one releases their inner most thoughts and...
    Olivia2014 Olivia2014 31-35, F 10 Responses Jul 9

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    there is nothing more beautiful than being sorounded by good and nice peopl
    alwaysbehappyy alwaysbehappyy 41-45, M Jul 9

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    It probably would be nice to have a lot of people in my life but I've realized that you can't allow just anyone in your life without really getting to know them. A person may have...
    strawberry38 strawberry38 36-40, F 5 Responses Jul 1

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    When i was 4 my aunt died of cancer, she was the first person i trusted, the only person in my family that actually believed in me. the rest of my family was absorbed with making...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jul 3

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    My husband does not love me! He won't talk about our marrital issues, he won't have any kind of intimacy with me, and will not spend anytime with me. I want a divorce but I am...
    awmfrancis awmfrancis 31-35, F 6 Responses Jul 6

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    You don't need to be Muslim to stand up for Gaza, you just need to be Human.
    Starz93 Starz93 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 13

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    The picture explains it. 
    PiecingMeBackTogether PiecingMeBackTogether 18-21 2 Responses Jul 14

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    β€œRemember, what we do to them by accident they try 100 times a day to do to us on purpose,” one Tel Aviv mother-of-three said.
    pdqsailor1 pdqsailor1 51-55, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    My pain right here: http://youtu.be/aVa6voVkeYQ
    fearlesslyliving fearlesslyliving 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    One of my favorite songs is We will not go down in gaza tonight. look it up :) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dlfhoU66s4Y
    Bleach1443 Bleach1443 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    Just looking into their eyes makes me wanna cry....😒😭
    KatieP767 KatieP767 13-15, F Jul 6

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    My husband is a drunk! I can not understand how someone would rather be drunk and act like a $&&@&... And think they are awesome... Dam he needs to get out of my life
    greenieme greenieme 46-50, F Jul 12

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    I thought I coined the word "Velocifaptor". I hate that somemone coined it before me :( And at least three years earlier :(
    AldousHuxtable AldousHuxtable 41-45, M Jul 4

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