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I Believe People Come Into Your Life For a Reason

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    What's your view on this?

    I'm not sure myself
    LFCno1 LFCno1 22-25, M 8 Responses Aug 20

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    The first thing we need to ask ourselves

    when we meet someone new, is not why did they come I to my life, but why did I come into their life? If you can answer that, the rest will take care of itself !
    GJOFJ3 GJOFJ3 56-60, M 4 Responses Sep 5

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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 with...
    BlueNeptune BlueNeptune 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 29

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    Yeah I do believe that .

    Some people come into your life just suddenly and you only talk to then for some minutes but you know that you want these people to stay , others are in your life since years but some of them will go . Maybe because you fight with them or maybe because you just slowly lose...
    ChaiTheCoffeeCat ChaiTheCoffeeCat 13-15, F 5 Responses Aug 31

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    I have this amazing women in my life

    and things are very complicated as we are both married. My marriage is failing and is coming to an end please see my other post. The thing is I have fell in love with this women how could I not we have the same interests and thoughts we have connected on a level I never thought...
    Sirwithherkey Sirwithherkey 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 14

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    Whether its to teach you a valuable life lesson

    or to just help you through a hard time, people come into your life for a reason. And when they leave, maybe it's a good thing, maybe it leaves room for someone else to come in.
    laurynnm43 laurynnm43 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 7

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    People come and go ,everyone

    that has been in your life has been there for a reason, to teach you to love you or to experience life with you
    summerspirit summerspirit 46-50, F 5 Responses May 26

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    The Special Men In My EP Life...And Beyond

    People come into our lives for a reason...to teach us a lesson, to inspire us, to love us, to hurt us, to allow us to be ourselves, to guide us with our journey. The moments shared with these people are priceless.   As I mentioned in my Featured Story, I don't really remember...
    CandyxCane CandyxCane 36-40, F 31 Responses Apr 16, 2013

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    everyone who comes into your life is a lesson

    learn from the good and learn from the mistakes take away what you people come and go.
    Codyweb Codyweb 18-21, M Aug 17

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    I tried to beat back the notion of fate,

    serendipity and predetermination when it comes to people but as my life goes on and the more I think about it, the more it seems to make sense. It made more sense after I read a snippet of this article from psych central: “A true soul mate is probably the most important...
    Lov3intheasylum Lov3intheasylum 31-35, F Aug 30

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    To what do I owe this pleasure?

    Fate? Need? Kismet? Are you here for me, or am I here for you? How long will you stay? A moment, a season, a lifetime? All I know, is at the end of our journey together, we will part having taken something from each other. Teach me to laugh and I'll teach you to cry. Teach me...
    Thekidsmom Thekidsmom 36-40, F 3 Responses Sep 1

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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 14 Responses Apr 22, 2013

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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 18 Responses Aug 12, 2012

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    And they exit for a reason.

    So don't chase after them. God has a better plan.
    KellsThr13 KellsThr13 16-17, F 9 Responses Jul 9

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    Hugmybear Hugmybear 46-50, F 18 Responses Jan 20

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    Haters, Crazies, Trolls And Fakes... Can Totally Benefit Us!!

    Nothing bugs me more then to waste a perfectly good day on being all upset about some mean thing someone said. I'm pretty good at avoiding it too but being a flawed Human and all... sometimes I crash and burn right in the middle of some other persons rottenness and yesterday was...
    sierra33 sierra33 31-35, F 23 Responses Aug 3, 2012

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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 9 Responses Sep 22, 2013

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    I know so many amazing people.

    Each person has had a different affect on my life, good and bad. But I'm glad they came to be in my life. And as for the people who no longer are, I'm glad I knew them for the time that they were.
    Th3DayDreamer Th3DayDreamer 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    I found out my husband was cheating on me two

    years ago. Shortly after, I began dating someone but broke it off 6 weeks later because it was too soon and I was scared of getting hurt again, although feelings had developed. I've been alone ever since. Ten months ago, here on EP, I responded to some guy's post about being...
    Missgwenxo Missgwenxo 41-45, F 9 Responses Jun 30

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    Would it be great to be in a relationship of

    having no trust issues between your partner? Would it be great to have a partner who is afraid to lose you? Bcause they know you are worth fighting for. Would it be great to have someone who is proud to have you? Who wont mind showing you off I envy the relationship like what...
    lovemaria93 lovemaria93 18-21, F 5 Responses Sep 7

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    I wish a very rich person would come into my

    life and leave me all his money instead of his greedy children ,wait there is a song about that?
    rustr8 rustr8 51-55, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    A Reason, a Season, or a Lifetime 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...
    MAT5629 MAT5629 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 30

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    I found this on Facebook

    and thought ppl could use a little inspiration and reassurance!!
    lovinglife11 lovinglife11 31-35, F 5 Responses Aug 15

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    I am a firm believer

    that everyone who comes into your life is there for a reason! It may be a simple encounter in the street. It could be a more intimate connection you never expected. Heck, even the people you communicate with here on EP...everyone you meet is there in your life for some reason...
    MyCrazyLife63 MyCrazyLife63 36-40, F 14 Responses May 14

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    I am afraid to lose him,

    but I don't he feel's it too..I can also feel that he is my weakness..What should I do.
    jaznie jaznie 18-21, M Aug 28

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    The amazing people I've met here.

    ..some became sad after the connection could not move forward, some left a depression far behind and became stronger, some love the release we find, some adore the friendship...I have learned so much about myself since finding EP. I guess that's the gift I have been given by them...
    Accebere Accebere 36-40, F 9 Responses Jul 13

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    There are those that enter you life

    and you believe! Careful not to read in to what you think you see vs what you are looking at, it can be painful
    looking4slut looking4slut 56-60, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    My theory is find a reason,

    even if someone comes into your life by pure accidental fate, to listen to them, learn from them, and give them something to remember you by. Always share a smile, kind word of encouragement, and a helping hand whenever you can, to friend and stranger alike.
    GJOFJ3 GJOFJ3 56-60, M 3 Responses Sep 1

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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 152 Responses Aug 21, 2008

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    I just have to share what happened on the 24th

    of December this year. I was in my car with mom and my brother, we were on our way home. On the side of the road, there's this guy waving. Mom stopped and he asked if he could go with us. It was a bad weather, rainy and windy. Mom said she just needed to drive to a better place...
    rabbitheart rabbitheart 16-17, F 4 Responses Dec 28, 2013

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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 32 Responses Apr 29

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    People believe this happens

    but can't believe in ...
    NyCeGuY4URdreamzz NyCeGuY4URdreamzz 22-25, M 3 Responses Aug 21

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    Its painful because sometimes we want certain

    people to stay in our life longer and often we start blaming ourself for that "loss". Like what we could of done to prevent him/her from leaving and it leaves us feeling like a failure or unlovable. But what we forget is that that person made the CHOICE to leave. They're the one...
    ohmyleena ohmyleena 18-21, F 6 Responses Aug 31

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    either a blessing, lesson,

    or to show that you are worthy of love.
    elle2122 elle2122 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    Life For Many Within This World Others Cannot

    See; and it's because they choose in seeing, hearing and believing only in themselves. http://ttimeofttrouble.webs.com/waythisworldactuallyis.htm
    timesoftrouble timesoftrouble 56-60, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Token For A Virtual Friend.

    Looking at Her/Him, with a pleasant surprise,Though a Dark Shadow, in the Blue Skies.Loves Buttermilk and perhaps French Fries,Sure of Dimple on cheek, tinkles in the eyes.  Seems quite different, not alike usual guys,A multitasker one can gather, likes to incise,Does all with...
    mejj mejj 36-40, F 13 Responses Nov 23, 2012

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    I also believe ppl leave

    for a reason! I just ended my affair recently, or he ended it for me but if it weren't for that I would have never found the wonderful man I am talking to now! One chapter ends and another begins! The universe knows what it's doing you just have to have patience and trust in the...
    lovinglife11 lovinglife11 31-35, F 9 Responses Jul 15

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    People come n go , but you will always feel the

    pain after they go, but take it one step at a time!!!! Yu will make it just breath slowly!!!
    jinna69 jinna69 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 1

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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 22 Responses Dec 21, 2012

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    I also believe everything happens

    for a reason. I never use to but as of the last 2 years so many things have proven both of these sayings are so true!
    fitsjustfine fitsjustfine 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 30

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    Welcome them. Love them.

    Care them. Help them. Learn from them. Let them go when they wanted to go.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 1

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    I definitely believe people come into your life

    for a reason and my guy, I'll call him D, always said the same thing. He broke up with me a week ago with zero explanation and finally talked to me a couple of time in the last 2 days, he said that after breaking up with me he panicked and realized he made a mistake, but he...
    match4me match4me 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 19

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    Shes like the wind, rushing over my skin

    sending chills down my spine. Shes like the breeze, whispering through the trees, brushing ever so slightly across my cheek and blowing through my long dark hair. I find myself yearning for her on those hot muggy days when sweats dripping from my every pore. I crave her on the...
    writingmyrelease writingmyrelease 26-30, F 7 Responses Aug 17

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    Isn't That The Beauty Of Life?

    When you least expect it people come into your life. Some stay, some go, but you can't deny that if you watch and listen closely, many will have a profound impact on your life. The best are the ones who stay for the long haul and begin to understand the darkest crevices of your...
    privatelyanonymous privatelyanonymous 36-40, M 10 Responses Sep 11, 2012

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    We may not understand why,

    it may take a long time for the story to unfold. But I do believe that some people are meant to be part of our life, that there is a reason our paths crossed. Sometimes the person is only in our life for a brief moment, but long enough to change us, to make a difference...
    00flyaway 00flyaway 41-45, F 12 Responses Feb 24

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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 19 Responses Dec 13, 2013

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    last year my wife of 25 years asked

    for a divorce. I was not surprised but still heart broken. I felt as if i would never fall in love again. Then I met someone here on EP, who I fell madly in love with. It didn't work out, but that's ok, I learned that I can love again, that I can survive the heart ache and I can...
    Slartibart Slartibart 46-50, M 5 Responses Feb 18

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    True love comes once.

    All the people you are with before are just the people who were leading you to your true love.
    Heart39 Heart39 26-30, F 15 Responses Aug 29

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    Life Has Seasons

    I was passed 30 years too old..too ugly and fat. Stopped looking at myself too. my husband never wanted to take me to any public placea...I was not in perfect shape :) Then it was the year 2008...my brother send me an invitation to join facebook. Having no one to talk to, I...
    Perksplayhot Perksplayhot 31-35, F 15 Responses Aug 8, 2012

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    My thoughts now are rolling about life

    and what it means to me how I used to think about it when I was littel kid ::. Yeah really I was littel to be understood I used to see the life with a whole deferent vision I thought it very easy I thought about my future I decided to be a rich man in a beautiful world...
    simplyking simplyking 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 28

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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 26 Responses Jul 30, 2009

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    I believe the people you meet in passing on the

    street or standing in line somewhere, or even online were people, you were to meant to talk to. Maybe, you met them in a former life and your souls recognize each other again. They say "Hi, how are ya doing? Do ya fancy a cup of coffee?" For me, the people that have come into my...
    PinkyC PinkyC 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    Me Being Me

    It may be an online meeting or a soul you bump into at a store. But I honestly believe that I carry a little part of everone I've ever met with me daily. Its gotten me through tough times or maybe just given me a smile or a laugh. But I can never say that anyone I've met is not...
    MobiusStorm MobiusStorm 41-45, M 4 Responses Nov 22, 2013

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