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    I have to believe that how we met,

    why we met was intentional by someone, somewhere for some reason. I can't explain why I love you. Sometimes I don't want to love you but I still do. I know you love me back but in your guarded heart way. I know you don't say things just to make me feel good... ugh MEN. smile. I...
    loveCT loveCT 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 2

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    shortfry3 shortfry3 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 30

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    Today I revisited my old fling Richard.

    He used to captivate me. I was so head over heels at one point. Today I saw him for the first time in nearly a year. I was so surprised. He looked the same, very attractive of course. Same old smile same old eyes. The only difference was that I didn't feel ANYTHING anymore. He...
    bossvixen bossvixen 26-30, F 10 Responses Aug 9

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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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    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 6 days ago

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    So..I found a guy. He's not really like the

    others. I don't want anything more from him other than friendship and he actually delivers. It's different. New and scary but I like it. We actually went to hang out the other day and I think he might of enjoyed it as much as I did. And the thing is, he's funny, sweet, nice, and...
    GarasaurausRex GarasaurausRex 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 6

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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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    WARNING: When you read this,

    you'll start to understand life a little differently. What you tell me and what happens after you read this are two very different situations. I am passing through your life at this moment, there is a reason you are reading this. These are our human values in thee only possible...
    dragonsteel dragonsteel 26-30, M 7 Responses Aug 17

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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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    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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    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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    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 7 Responses May 30

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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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    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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    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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    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 13 Responses May 14, 2014

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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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    have believed this for a long time,

    problem being, we don't always know why they come into our lives. latest was a younger woman. met in a group discussion, started talking- hit it off good. she is a distance away..so had visits every couple months. very shortly we felt a strong connection, had so many...
    harpack harpack 51-55, M 5 Responses Aug 2

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Rip Tide I got caught up in a rip tide As I

    wandered out to sea. It pulled me in with all its might And would not set me free. I told myself to fight it, But soon I'd come to know It's best to let it take me in And follow where it goes...
    Seabreezing Seabreezing 41-45, F 3 Responses Aug 18

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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 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 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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    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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    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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    Hugmybear Hugmybear 46-50, F 16 Responses Jan 20, 2014

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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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    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 5 Responses Sep 11, 2012

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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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    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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    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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    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 totaly believe that,

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

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