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I Am Sad When Bad Things Happen To Good People

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 138 People

    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 43 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Lately I am starting to think if all of this things happen for a reason. I'm running out of reasons to think why some not so good things have to happen to me. I wonder why do I...
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    I've been messed around by people too many, I've been too forgiving, too trusting, maybe too open with my personality. But no more, chances are you won't get close to me, you'll...
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    Is it grace or is it Saturday law and Sabbath keeping??? Here is the side that clearly explains grace: Regarding Saturday or Sunday worship, I found the following. So many of...
    HeavenKnowsWhatComesOverMe HeavenKnowsWhatComesOverMe 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Just went through my message threads... So many beautiful, interesting people gone.
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    a smile and or grin is the best reward
    miimii0069 miimii0069 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    A Bit About Me 1. Name? Robert....named after no one but the wind 2. Male or female? Male 3. Were you named after anyone? Ooops...see above 4. Does your name mean anything? It...
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    Hallo to all of you amazing, life-surfing people! I'm just thinking: Isn't it funny how the Universe works in mysterious ways? Here's why. I've been reactivating my intention to...
    Injoy1767 Injoy1767 46-50, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Its like this. when you stick your hand out and get bitten. you learn very quickly not to stick your hand out anymore. I've been "bitten" so many times by people who are supposed...
    suthrngal suthrngal 31-35, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    The major reason is lack of trust, trust that has been broken too many times. And even after I forgave and gave second chances, it only cleared up an area for a new betrayal. I...
    Tatius Tatius 26-30, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Love comes and goes Let the truth be known There are many types of love A love I had, a long time ago 'Been wandering or was I dead Then I met someone who showed There is a...
    stiltcourt stiltcourt 41-45, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Others have had worse things happen to them. I have a hard time realizing that the things that have happened to be me are minor compared to the things that have happened to other...
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Does ane1 else do a happy dance when something great happens? :b i dont dance dance but i love to twirl round n dance like im 6 lol its fun! who cares how old u r:)
    JennaRee JennaRee 13-15, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I really really genuinely do! I can't stand when a kindhearted person that only cares about other people, Someone that puts everyone before themselves and hates hurting others, Has...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I have spent time with people who don't have forgetful diseases or ailments and I have spent time with people who do have forgetful diseases and ailments. I know I tend to think...
    loveismyfriend loveismyfriend 36-40, F 5 days ago

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    I'm a walking contradiction. I want to be alone but I don't want to be lonely. I want closeness but I'm afraid to let the walls down. I want to share my secrets but I don't want to...
    marladurden13 marladurden13 41-45, F 15 Responses 6 days ago

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    It really annoys me. At least tell me you're deleting and at least tell me why! I've had plenty of good conversations and good friends who suddenly delete their account without...
    adriana0102 adriana0102 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 22

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    Touch me with no hands, hold me with your eyes
    AnyaW AnyaW 13-15 Jun 22

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    Okay, this has nothing to do with the experience itself, but there are 666 people in this one. well, maybe it does, idk. I just wanted to point that out.
    Redmoon383 Redmoon383 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 21

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    The episode I'm about to describe is about truth. I recently went to a photo booth with my youngest son, to get some photos taken, so we could fill the friendship books that are...
    Injoy1767 Injoy1767 46-50, F 2 Responses Jun 21

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    It will happen to all, good or bad; it is merely life Religion will be used to be used to rationalize or understand (I don't believe so now, but can respect others). I tried to use...
    asert12345678 asert12345678 31-35, M 1 Response Jun 21

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    I am not gonna pretend that being a Christian is easy and that it's always a good time, cause its not. It's really tough a lot of the time and I have seen things, I have been...
    NicoleWahlstrom NicoleWahlstrom 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 21

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    "Every life is a pile of good things and bad things. The good things don?t always soften the bad things, but vice versa, the bad things don?t always spoil the good things and make...
    Belle2008 Belle2008 22-25, F Jun 20

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    Isn't that life? Look back at history? What happen to all the BIG BIG People who scarifies their life for others, society, religion many social cause. But. HITLER and His Lovers...
    mataltoronee mataltoronee 41-45, F Jun 20

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    And when good things don't stay for good, Good people shouldn't worry about bad things. They pass too. Just a reminder.....
    hiddentears hiddentears 26-30, F Jun 20

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    No idea what the statistics are. It's just an observation I've made as I've lived my life. It's true, tragic and unjust.
    PopMuzik PopMuzik 56-60, M Jun 20

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    And the world needs more too! People who care about others and the world around them - not just their self!
    PeterSp8 PeterSp8 41-45, M 1 Response Jun 20

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    I have a friend. He is the best person I know. He is Transgender and his parents don't accept it. It kills me when I sit here with a family that could be worse, but isn't, but he...
    PanNotPan PanNotPan 13-15, T Jun 20

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    Oh there are so many great quotes. Here are some of my favorites, including my argumentation. "Total absence of humor renders life impossible." Humor is a great thing, maybe one...
    IronicIgor IronicIgor 31-35, M 1 Response Jun 19

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    An Obituary printed in the London Times.....Absolutely Brilliant !!!Today we mourn the passing of a beloved old friend, Common Sense , who has been with us for many years.No one...
    ceywat ceywat 51-55, F 10 Responses Jun 18

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    Bad things happen to good people because that's the only thing fair in life, it's what weeds out the "good-looking fakes" from genuinely good... How one suffers
    zehero zehero 22-25, M Jun 17

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    When I say good - I don't mean Christian. I mean people that have values that they live by. VALUES IN ACTION 1. Intimate relationships. This domain is about your relationship...
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M Jun 17

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    Taking a drive with my mum and sister, 70's and 80's music cranked up on the radio, I had the sudden compulsion to seriously dive out the car window. I was alive with the beauty of...
    TheEnduringSunrise TheEnduringSunrise 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 17

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    This is very true of me, cannot be too careful!
    Jhayne8 Jhayne8 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 16

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    Choose the guy or girl who brings you to meet his or her parents, not his or her bedroom.
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 5 Responses Jun 14

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    My heart feels as though in a storm Waiting for someone to save My mind clouded like never before Will the sun ever again shine The rain won't stop It keeps pouring down I would...
    stiltcourt stiltcourt 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 14