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I Believe People Come Into Your Life For a Reason

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    “I no longer believed in the idea of soul

    mates, or love at first sight. But I was beginning to believe that a very few times in your life, if you were lucky, you might meet someone who was exactly right for you. Not because he was perfect, or because you were, but because your combined flaws were arranged in a way that...
    NewBeginnings77 NewBeginnings77 31-35, F 19 Responses Feb 9

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    At my party I talked to my brother in law's

    older bro about school. He told me that he didn't graduate with a BA til he was 26 and that I'm way ahead of the game. That I'm on the right route and to stay in school. To learn from his mistakes. My sister's co-workers who are nurses like her told me the same thing and...
    XxLionHeartxX XxLionHeartxX 18-21 Aug 4

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    Lately, I have felt that my involvement in

    other's lives is only meant to be temporary...I'm not sure why but I feel once my purpose has been served I seem to fall out of that person's group but it's ok because I never expect to be permanent.
    positivevibes23 positivevibes23 36-40, M 3 Responses Aug 9

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    There are those who gave us our firsts--memories

    that will last a lifetime First kiss First love First broken heart There were those who brought pain and disappointment...but with these, they brought lessons to be learned There were those who listened to our heartaches, shared our joys and our pain...even when we've parted...
    StubbornTiger StubbornTiger 41-45, F 5 Responses Jun 14

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    And, I believe they leave

    for even a better reason. No gift of light is permanent.
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jul 31

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    Sometimes they come into your life to teach you

    compassion for others, to teach you how to deal with angry broken people, to teach you how to communicate calmly with irate and hysterical people. Some of the biggest jerks who have come into my life have been my greatest teachers.
    hotwasabizen hotwasabizen 41-45, F 7 Responses Jul 29

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    People Do Come Into Our Lives For A Reason

    Sometimes, we don't know why they come into and OUT OF our lives, and sometimes we don't find out until many years later when we can look back and finally see the whole painting, instead of just a few pixels. These moments are precious and enlightening and fill you with great...
    justbeit justbeit 51-55, M 13 Responses Jul 13, 2010

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    This might be the internet

    and not "real life", but there are some people on here that I swear I know better than anyone in my real life. There are some people that just touch my heart. I can feel through their messages to me their true soul. I would be so lost without the love, the laughter and my...
    akindheart akindheart 56-60, F 16 Responses Dec 13, 2013

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    The Story of 'US' from the Individual Statuses We Posted

    First, the disavowal… NONE of this is true. It’s total fiction and in the extremely unlikely chance that anything in this story even remotely resembles truth, I wouldn’t know it. So, please take this in the spirit it’s intended—total fiction—just a fun way of thinking...
    WindSylph WindSylph 46-50, F 12 Responses Apr 22, 2013

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    SolitaireGent SolitaireGent 41-45, M Aug 16

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    Yeah I definitely believe that.

    There's some that wonder "why do you deal with or talk to that person," but as you said they're there for some reason.
    goatonicon goatonicon 36-40, M Aug 16

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    I totaly believe that,

    some may even be angels!
    deleted deleted 26-30 11 Responses May 17

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    I have someone who,came into my life to make me

    want to love again, feel again, feel whole again....I am thankful we found each other....
    deleted deleted 26-30 9 Responses May 6

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    People come into your life

    for a reason, a season or a lifetime. When you figure out which one it is, you will know what to do for each person. When someone is in your life for a REASON, it is usually to meet a need you have expressed. They have come to assist you through a difficulty; to provide you...
    Curiousmissy Curiousmissy 31-35, F 8 Responses Jun 28

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    I recently went through a breakup

    and decided that it was better to remain friends in hopes that when he was ready, we would be together. He broke up with me because he told me that he still loved his ex. Come to find out, he rebounded to me only days after their breakup. Although I had let go of the idea of...
    unbrokenground unbrokenground 36-40, F 6 Responses Aug 12

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    To the One who makes me believe

    that wishes on stars do come true... If I could give you one thing in life, I would give you the ability to see yourself through my eyes. Only then would you realize how SPECIAL you are to me.
    KaleidoscopeMoment KaleidoscopeMoment 36-40, F 8 Responses Jul 6

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    Take The Good And Forgive The Bad.

    "There comes a time in your life, when you walk away from all the drama and people who create it. You surround yourself with people who make you laugh. Forget the bad, and focus on the good. Love the people who treat you right, pray for the ones who don't. Life is too short to...
    climber1 climber1 66-70, M 20 Responses Dec 21, 2012

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    I don't know if I do suffer from depression

    or if I just don't handle emotions well. My BF just said he wasn't napping for the past two hours he was on the phone to one of his friends. Why does it make me so sad that he doesn't just talk to me on the phone for hours? The thing is me and my boyfriend haven't met yet, we're...
    Skin0Man1 Skin0Man1 18-21, M 3 Responses Aug 2

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    Each One Leaves Something Different

    There are those who touch your being so gently, that on the sand of your life, the only footprints to be seen are your own. Others trample and stomp so hard, they leave crushed deep footprints, and sand strewn everywhere, and all you can do is wait helplessly...
    deleted deleted 26-30 23 Responses Jul 30, 2009

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    I need advice. So I've met this guy

    and known him for about 4 months. He's not in my life anymore & I feel so lost. He doesn't have a job, or a home, and he's schizophrenic. He lived with my aunt and cousins, that's how I met him. But she kick him out a few days ago & I don't know where he's at. He could be at a...
    FreeSpirit02 FreeSpirit02 18-21, F 13 Responses Aug 9

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    So I was sent an email by M-Go,

    stating that Bollywood movies were available. I saw as advertised, a very beautiful woman from a movie, a Bollywood movie, and I decided that I wanted to know more about her. I was suffering from problems and I could not reason. I'm trying hard to right now, and I believe I...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F Aug 6

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    An interesting person you have met.

    So a week back, I went to watch the movie Interstellar with one of my friend. As we went to purchase our tickets I felt a tap on my shoulder. I immediately froze and slowly looked behind; there was this guy with a goofy smile on his face and he awkwardly told me hi. I looked to...
    Amagicalmysticalland Amagicalmysticalland 22-25, F 10 Responses Nov 21, 2014

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    Maybe not in a cosmic way,

    but simply because we recognize or see something in them that we are longing for. It can be kindness, wisdom, humour, love or whatever else we are yearning to find and can see glimpses of in them. Sometimes they fulfill that need and move on, sometimes we discover we were wrong...
    diablesse34 diablesse34 46-50, F 14 Responses Dec 7, 2013

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    wordpress.com/wp-login.php hey guys... please go through my blog and tell me what you think :-)
    whatishappening15 whatishappening15 22-25, F Aug 11

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    So for the past week my laptop has been in

    repair but since that time something amazing has happened to me :'D I now have a BF! ^_^ His name is Max and he may just be my soulmate :D the strange thing is we haven't even met yet :') We're meeting next thursday ^_^ we have the same star sign, same interests, likes/dislikes...
    Skin0Man1 Skin0Man1 18-21, M 3 Responses Jul 30

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    I met a person after my marriage.

    . Was incredible time with her and found that she was the perfect life partner I ever wanted. But I don't know it was right to love someone else when u r married.
    coolendorphin81 coolendorphin81 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 10

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    They Come & They Go

    The title speaks for itself. I believe people come into one's life in order to push them to the next level, even if it's only a small favor, when you're down they pick you up, if you need help with the smallest task, you get assistance. Others are there to influence you either...
    Lushiro Lushiro 18-21, M 12 Responses Aug 12, 2012

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    Life is weird. You can go from being strangers,

    to being friends, to being more than friends, to being practically strangers again.
    Vejay Vejay 26-30, F 13 Responses Aug 13

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    I hope the man that came into my life on the

    train the other night has a special reason for bumping into me twice within 24 hours :)
    MRGFF MRGFF 36-40, F 3 Responses Aug 12

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    Everyone Has Something to Teach Us ..

    The following was sent to me at work and I think its just wonderful. It is written by BRIAN  A CHALKER. People come into your life for a reason, a season, or a lifetime. When you figure out which one it is, you will know what to do for each person. When someone is...
    Orangetas Orangetas 51-55, F 150 Responses Aug 21, 2008

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    I do believe that people come into our life

    for a reason, but I also believe most of them are only here for a season!
    Nichole1992 Nichole1992 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 2

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    Reason, Season, Lifetime...

    Hi everyone! :-) I'm Antonia - 31 year old teacher in Stockholm, Sweden - originally from swedish speaking region (Ahvenanmaa/Alandia) in Finland. I joined this group just now as I agree with it's title and I expected a link and/or elaborations on the words of wisdom I like very...
    ToniaMV ToniaMV 31-35, F 33 Responses May 10, 2011

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    Don't feel sad over someone

    who gave up on you, feel sorry for them bc they gave up on someone who would have never given up on them.
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    The challenge is knowing

    when to let go of these individuals who crossed your path for a reason, if only for a moment. It's not easy but letting go must sometimes be done. Accept the reason, add the story to the repertoire of your life, and move on down your chronological timeline.
    lostit77 lostit77 46-50, F 8 Responses May 23

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    since i have wondered why,

    i look back at what patterns may be present in the people i become friends with and the few i have had a relationship-of sorts- with. friends seem to vary in all aspects, except that most are social or work related..not close. relationships. few years back i was involved...
    harpack harpack 51-55, M 1 Response Aug 2

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    You may think this site is simply a gathering

    place for freaks and misfits, but that's far from true. I have met some intriguing people who have opened my eyes to a whole new world. One friend is probably fast asleep right now on the other side of the globe. But when he awakens, my inbox will get that little ding, and a...
    livingasme livingasme 51-55, F 16 Responses Jul 17, 2014

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    Consider

    Some people have had tragedy in their lives. Truly hard events that shake their world. But for many the things that hurt us, the things that cause us distress are the smaller things. The things that in the grand scheme of things are small...and perhaps petty. But it's funny how...
    djtiger djtiger 46-50, M 4 Responses Sep 22, 2013

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    And The First Time I Saw Her I Fell For Her &

    its been almost 5 years Im still fighting for her T B H I need To Give Up I CANT CUZ Shez Worth It ....
    hassamkhan9 hassamkhan9 18-21, M 1 Response a week ago

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    You may remember my previous posts about me

    meeting my BF for the first time yesterday... and I asked whether I was part of a fairytale? Simply put, I found my prince ;) <3
    Skin0Man1 Skin0Man1 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 7

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    I'm meeting my boyfriend

    for the first time at around about 12:30 today in Brighton... Wish me luck everyone. Am I about to start a fairytale? <3
    Skin0Man1 Skin0Man1 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 6

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    I believe this. I believe

    that our destinies are already mapped out. People come into our lives and leave if for no reasons other than to make you arrive at your destination, to meet the people you are supposed to meet and make a part of your life. Some will leave because they aren't meant to stay...
    moonlightdancer1967 moonlightdancer1967 46-50, F 30 Responses Apr 29, 2014

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    I have someone who knows everything about me,

    good and bad and we've only know each other a year. .he is my best friend. .I am his. .we bounce ideas off one another. .he is the best. .I just hope he sees this so he knows what he means to me. .
    m4389 m4389 41-45, F 8 Responses Apr 18

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    I think I love my BF.

    I haven't met him yet but I know, in my gut, my soul, that we are going to be together for a very, very, very, very, very, very, very, very long time :') meeting each other in 2 days... Can't wait but I'm also quite nervous, which is natural I guess. <3
    Skin0Man1 Skin0Man1 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 3

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    Hugmybear Hugmybear 46-50, F 16 Responses