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I Believe People Come Into Your Life For a Reason

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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 30 Responses Apr 16, 2013

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    "....But when things break,

    it’s not the actual breaking that prevents them from re-assembling themselves. it’s because a little piece gets lost — the two remaining ends couldn’t fit together even if they wanted to. The whole shape has changed.” – David Levithan
    mo0se809 mo0se809 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 22

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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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    snowmoon123 snowmoon123 26-30, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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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 13 Responses Apr 22, 2013

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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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    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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    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 20 Responses Jul 17

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    About the time when you really are feeling

    rather irritated with the human race in general that one person comes along, does something so simple, yet incredibly wonderful it makes you know that people are truly good at heart. If only we could hold onto that feeling.......
    Lifeloveahhhh Lifeloveahhhh 51-55, F 6 Responses Oct 6

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    Before her I didn't know what it was like to be

    loved. Or how it felt when someone cared about you. To when she came into my life I pushed her away not know I had what I wanted right in front of me. And now I call her my mom instead of my real one. And im glad I finally realized it. And I'm happy she came into my life
    anonymouss2014 anonymouss2014 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 17

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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 7 Responses Sep 22, 2013

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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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    thanks for my friends,

    my ex gf n Adeline.. i know u come to my life to tell me something :) n all of you made who i am today :D
    Hartini Hartini 22-25, F 1 day ago

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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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    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 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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    So what will it take?

    I know you don’t want to hear it, but it’s going to take one day at a time. You need to start making deliberate choices and stop sleepwalking through life. What’s even worse is you will be doing things you should be doing on a consistent basis and you’re not going to see...
    gonzalez1996e gonzalez1996e 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    My fiancée is a great example of this.

    . We met in art class I high school and we instantly both fell in love, and for thoughts of you who say "True love" is not a thing me and hers story is a great example of how it exist we have not seen each other for the last 2 months and have not been able up keep in touch...
    ECrierie ECrierie 16-17, M Oct 2

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    Tonight I had to let go of someone I loved.

    For many reason it could not work. Just glad to know we can still remain friends, but my love for her will live on. Thank-you for being there.
    softailhd softailhd 51-55, M 3 Responses Sep 17

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    I want a massive all natural large breasted

    woman to come into my life ...
    bignatbreastluver bignatbreastluver 46-50, M 1 Response Oct 4

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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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    In one life we would be siblings In another

    life you'll be my Dad In some we would be marry and developing ventures to save the world In other probably business partner But in this world you are a great friend u bring out the best in me, you give reason not to give up on the future. Even though am a train wreck you...
    FrenzyElle FrenzyElle 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    "I don't believe everything happens

    for a reason. But I still search for reasons anyway. It's like I don't want to admit that maybe everything really is totally random...that people are just molecules in the air, bumping into each other and floating away again." From "Notes to Self" by Avery Sawyer...
    TheFieryWoman TheFieryWoman 36-40, F 5 Responses Sep 29

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    BakariJR BakariJR 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 8

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    Be kind to your mother people!

    !! You'll miss her when she's gone!!
    jakboom jakboom 41-45, M 8 Responses May 9

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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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    My niece, Sarah is one of those people.

    I was so shocked when I got a call from my sister, Gemma's husband that she had arrived. On my birthday, none the less. And I was even more surprised that Gemma and David named her Sarina, after me. It was the best birthday gift I have ever gotten.She was always so sweet, but...
    superkitty17 superkitty17 31-35, F 10 Responses Jul 4

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    I wish I could hate you,

    but I can't I love you the most, but you hurt me the most Guess they were right when they said opposite attracts I can't stomach you, but can't stop caring about you I hate that I love you when you around you are usually a ****, but than my world lit up Guess love is...
    FrenzyElle FrenzyElle 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Always put yourself in the other's shoes.

    If you feel that it hurts you, it probably hurts the person . I don't if you gay or straight if your happy how you are then I'm happy for you. Never let anyone Bring you down .
    gonzalez1996e gonzalez1996e 18-21, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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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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    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 Sep 10

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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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    i have been blessed with meeting

    so many people that have been there when i needed them . i always try to be there when i'm called upon. i can only hope to help the scoreboard will reflect that i have helped at least that many if not more.
    trailsonrails trailsonrails 51-55, M Sep 18

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    Is it possible for somebody to meet

    and over look "the one" at first.. is it possible to stray away from that person not knowing, or does that straying make them not "the one?"
    NotFirstNotLast NotFirstNotLast 18-21, F 5 Responses Oct 13

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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 35 Responses May 10, 2011

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    Hugmybear Hugmybear 46-50, F 18 Responses Jan 20

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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 21 Responses Dec 21, 2012

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    Sometimes in all the rift raff ,

    anger & hurt we tend to forget one simple fact "You sure as hell love this person to be missing them this much"
    MzPhoenix MzPhoenix 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 4

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    I want to talk too some happy people

    as all the posts seem to be troubled
    eddiehughes eddiehughes 46-50, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    It's crazy that at age 42

    and after 15 years of marriage, I finally experienced what mind-blowing sex feels like. But hey, better late than never! "I'm walkin' on sunshine, whooaaaa." :-)
    BlackEyedBean BlackEyedBean 41-45, F 11 Responses Oct 17

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    In speaking with a close friend this morning

    , she said this, and I quote: "I can wait anymore for good things to happen, I have to make them happen" She and I are facing a major life crossroad very similar, and being older feel that time is getting more precious to seek our hearts desires in this stage if out lives...
    MFeisty MFeisty 41-45, F 7 Responses Oct 5

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    It was a beautiful spring day,

    where the sunlight was like a waterfall, streaming through the still green leaves of the trees and rippling merrily over the clover and daisies.  I was walking home with my daughter from preschool, past the primary school oval, when I heard my son's name ring out. "Go H...
    Faerylight Faerylight 41-45, F 2 Responses Sep 26

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    This is written as a comment

    for gypsyciganka's last post which was deleted and cannot find her account either. I will leave it here for an hour or two only with the hope she will read it. "Umm...Sometimes things happens for a reason, maybe it was needed for a shock to be able to deepen into self. I think...
    laughingsoul laughingsoul 41-45, F 1 Response Oct 15

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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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    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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    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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    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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    I love this. Sound advice.

    Thank you to those incredible people who have blessed my life.
    livelaughlovedream3 livelaughlovedream3 41-45, F 12 Responses Sep 21

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    “I believe that everything happens

    for a reason. People change so that you can learn to let go, things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right, you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself, and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together...
    FrenzyElle FrenzyElle 22-25, F 2 Responses 13 hrs ago

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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 8 Responses Jul 13

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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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    Yup. I believe that from birth you have several

    paths that can be taken by you. Then as you get older and you make decisions you start travelling down a path. You may meet people going along the same path and those people may eventually need to go down a different path than you in order to find themselves and know what they...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 2 Responses Oct 2

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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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