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I Believe People Come Into Your Life For a Reason

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    PurpleMarj PurpleMarj 31-35, F 5 Responses Jan 15

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    It's good to have her in my world.

    12 years and counting, and all I know is that I've learned so much from her, and I like to think she's learned a thing or two from me. I think we were meant to be in each other's lives because she has shown me how drive, determination and a caring heart are still possible in a...
    lavendersea lavendersea 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 30, 2015

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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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    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.
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses May 30, 2015

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    boy I have changed ..

    I was able to handle this stuff before now I stand my ground I guess people do come into your life for a reason someone taught me to stand by knowing who I am and another one to never doubt your self because someone says so .
    reddemonsoul reddemonsoul 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 9, 2015

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    Is it you? Are you here

    as my reprieve? Are you meant to be my support while I get through this? Or are you my one night stand? You have the same background as I. You get why I blushed when you asked me what you did. You figured it was a blush, and not a brush-off. I wasn't expecting this. What...
    BlackEyedBean BlackEyedBean 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 13

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    I never use this app anymore I never really

    write things out either and don't expect anyone to really read this so I guess it's just my way of clearing my head haha. If I think back to last year around this time things were so different. Like completely different. I lost some friends who moved on with their lives and new...
    MShein MShein 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 22

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    It can be like a revolving door.

    I am honored to have been taught life lessons by those who chose to leave. I believe everything happens for a reason.
    ZenGrrrlLioNESS ZenGrrrlLioNESS 46-50, F 4 Responses Dec 28, 2015

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    When I was 7 my parents got divorced

    because my dad was unfaithful and my mom thought he might be sexually abusing me. When I was 11 I went to visit my dad in Virginia. He never touched me, but I haven't seen him since. When I was 14 the doctor said I have add and that I'm bipolar (he suggested that my mom was...
    AshleyJea AshleyJea 22-25, F 7 Responses Dec 20, 2015

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    My now boyfriend came into my life about a year

    ago as this man I knew from work who was comforting and was always there to talk. He then became a good friend I spent long hours talking to and hanging out with after months we grew to care about each other and trying to see if this would really work in our situation with age...
    WhoseMe WhoseMe 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 9, 2015

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    every single encounter has a reason behind it

    i believe who ever comes in your life welcome them with a smile
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 13

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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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    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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    Hi am very very broken hearted A B

    who live in the UK Kent ,,hi wish family would leave me alone and not take advantage of me like lending money and not paying it back and hacking into my Facebook account
    Kittymad1968 Kittymad1968 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 30

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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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    To show us something new,

    to help us learn who we really are, and what we need to change to better understand ourselves. To pass along wisdom, so we can share it with others. Then. also, there are the beautiful people, who just calm us with their very presence, without saying a word. I am so thankful for...
    ZenGrrrlLioNESS ZenGrrrlLioNESS 46-50, F 7 Responses Jan 13

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    someone came into my life

    when I was so in need. he helped me alot and then disappeared without goodbye. so yes people comes into our lives for a reason. since he left my life has never been the same
    repka repka 36-40 Jan 15

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    They say people leave imprints in your life,

    whether they stay in it or not. You are akin to a tattoo in mine. Always with me, and never to be forgotten.
    sophiebelle27 sophiebelle27 26-30, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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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 7 Responses Jun 28, 2015

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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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    i believe there is a reason.

    after i meet someone new, i will make a conversation in my head after that. a scenario always pop up on my head. while the reality sometimes don't do anything. just a plain conversation then forgotten.
    karinaire karinaire 22-25, F Feb 2

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    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses Apr 22, 2015

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    I also believe that they exit it

    for a better reason.
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Sep 18, 2015

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    Over the weekend I ran into an old regret.

    He was a co-worker until he decided to run his mouth off and get fired. He wasn't one to put up with authority though so I knew he wouldn't be there long. I regretted never saying goodbye to him.He is a cowboy that rides dirtbikes at competitions. He is one of the smoothest...
    MsJessicaRabbit MsJessicaRabbit 26-30, F 9 Responses Jan 18

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    A friend who i think i loved used to come back

    to me everytime he had troubles with his girlfriend... one day he said he loves me... i believed him... after 2 months he is back with he n hee i am... but i dont feel sad or anything coz i believe he came into my life to make me stronger and to remind me that i am choosing to...
    khumbatasak khumbatasak 26-30, F 3 Responses Dec 3, 2015

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    Don't be someone's downtime,

    spare time, part time or sometime. If they can't be there for you all the time, then they are not even worth your time
    Vejay Vejay 26-30, F Jan 22

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    Life Has Seasons

    I was passed 27 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 17 Responses Aug 8, 2012

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    One year, my friend Seth went to the hospital.

    It came as a complete surprise. He'd had a mental breakdown. He was being kept in the psychiatric ward--no visitors. I wanted to do something for him. I made a card, and spent time getting it signed by as many of our mutual friends, and his family members, as I could. But then...
    Albaine Albaine 22-25, F 5 Responses Oct 1, 2015

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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, 2015

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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 36-40, F 34 Responses May 10, 2011

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    We should understand,

    people come for a reason and things happen for a reason. it might be just the reaction to the action.. or you invite the trouble.. but every moment should be cherished..
    Katty4fun Katty4fun 31-35, F 4 Responses Jan 30

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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, 2015

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    A lot of people have come into my life

    and most of them also went away again quickly. For a long time I've struggled with that, but most of them also told me how glad they were they met me and how much they appreciated my advice. I then came to the conclusion that it may be my purpose in life to help people through a...
    Gentle153 Gentle153 26-30, M 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    Either for good or bad people come to know

    for a reason, but you have a "POWER" to choice the best for your self either of the two.. i get to know this when i meet my Best friend (Marck) but i he hurt to know he just a bad friend to me when i meet him with my Ex... Life is full of Experience to have...
    Richie4Richie Richie4Richie 36-40, M 2 Responses Dec 19, 2015

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    I met a lot of people.

    good and bad . and I learned lessons from them all
    hisham98 hisham98 16-17, M Jan 21

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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...
    Diablessse Diablessse 46-50, F 11 Responses Dec 7, 2013

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    I haven't met you in the flesh,

    But I've been touched by your beautiful soul. You are so kind, So encouraging, So gentle and tender too... A broken heart looks terrible on you. Each day is a new day, Each day you give more of yourself You make the world a better place. To me you matter. To me you are special...
    loveCT loveCT 41-45, F 7 Responses Oct 20, 2015

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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 9 Responses Nov 21, 2014

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    Hugmybear Hugmybear 46-50, F 15 Responses Jan 20, 2014

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    Everyone your meet teaches you something about

    yourself and about "others" - some teach you important life stuff like the person who makes you realise that you have to pay attention in class even if it's boring, or that not everyone will be as nice as your family or friends. Others will teach you less life altering stuff...
    Tigertail807 Tigertail807 26-30, F 5 Responses Oct 5, 2015

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    Vejay Vejay 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 22, 2015

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    You want to come in my life,

    the door is open. You want to get out of my life, the door is open. Just one request. Don't stand at the door, you're blocking the traffic.
    iEmperorking iEmperorking 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    I totaly believe that,

    some may even be angels!
    deleted deleted 26-30 11 Responses May 17, 2015

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    2015 was definitely a year of transition.

    Many new people came. A few people were lost. Whether the connections are fleeting or ongoing, I appreciate them for what they are. In one way or another I have learned a great deal about people and myself through those connections. It makes it all worth it, no matter how it...
    StraCat StraCat 31-35, M 3 Responses Dec 28, 2015

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