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I Believe People Come Into Your Life For a Reason

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    So I just said good bye to my best friend today

    for two years. I really hope he does well while I'm gone. I grew up in a family of 8 and he's the one that taught me more about being family. I'll miss ya buddy.
    kennyboi317 kennyboi317 18-21 2 Responses Apr 18

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    Milesfromyou Milesfromyou 36-40, M 6 Responses Feb 9

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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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    ' Dear life

    when i said things cant get worse , it was not a challenge . '
    StillVentilate StillVentilate 22-25, F 4 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    Everything merely happens

    for a reason. You have people that become distanced to uncertainties or for a reason but there are times where new people are introduced - there is no such thing as isolation :)
    deadpooled deadpooled 22-25, M 2 Responses 23 hrs ago

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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 15 Responses Dec 7, 2013

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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 151 Responses Aug 21, 2008

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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....
    Fix1975 Fix1975 36-40, F 11 Responses 15 hrs ago

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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 17 Responses Jul 17, 2014

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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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    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 34 Responses May 10, 2011

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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 21 Responses Aug 3, 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, 2014

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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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    Maybe he comes to inspire me.

    The inner passion help me lots. I do work more to forget the feelings about him. I got success and will get. He is still next to me and I will never tell him how I miss him .
    wildgrass wildgrass 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 27

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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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    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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    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 16 Responses Aug 8, 2012

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    some stay, and some leave

    as quickly as they came into it. I have been here just a very short time. most all here seem pretty real. we all know if we have been here it's also a breeding ground for psycho's. so I shared an experience and someone had to make it their own and rant about the crap in their...
    2batinman 2batinman 46-50, M Mar 21

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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, 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 7 Responses Apr 18

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    Just Me to be- Again That was a nice

    conversation I don't know where the dishonesty was felt.I am Sorry any way.
    blinkingstarblinking blinkingstarblinking 31-35, M Mar 15

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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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    Although I do not know the people on this

    website, I feel like some people that answer to some of my questions have commented with a purpose, to impact my life with positivity, for the greater.
    Breakingkal Breakingkal 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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    if only people that entered

    or exited your life had a "hi, my name is so and so and my purpose in your life was/is...." less guessing...
    JanuaryDaisy JanuaryDaisy 36-40, F 7 Responses Mar 27

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    I believe this is true.

    Even if the reason is it made clear to us right away. I guess we'll see ;)
    YourgirlLeeLee YourgirlLeeLee 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 22

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    Monday morning....Dreading the thought of

    having to go back in to work. I already had 2 meetings that I knew of for the day plus a lunch date with some old friends both to catch up and explore possible business opportunities. Was getting ready to make my way off to lunch when I received a whatsapp message from a young...
    AthenaJones AthenaJones 36-40, F 25 Responses Dec 1, 2014

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    Dear Positive people Please convert me back

    into being a strong happy positive grateful ambitious person. I've been slacking a bit & lost my ground, and a bit of my confidence. Please share any advice you have. I would appreciate it so much. Thank you.
    FreeSpirit02 FreeSpirit02 18-21, F 19 Responses Mar 16

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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...
    Girlwithbrains Girlwithbrains 18-21, F 10 Responses Nov 21, 2014

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    I dont know What is life,

    i just know that i am here and i have consciousness. I thank for this creator universe that gave me the gift of existence and reality. I will live my whole life contemplating this mistery and miracle, nothing more i've got to do. This should be the main focus of people's lives...
    DiegoSMarinho DiegoSMarinho 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 17

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    Hugmybear Hugmybear 46-50, F 18 Responses Jan 20, 2014

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    the fact is that he is gone now.

    .. I am ok or trying to be . Sometime those old memories rushes to my brain and it completely hypnotise me... I will be riding an emotional roller coaster and there will be just the loneliness and tears. I am not able to get him out of my head despite knowing the harsh truth...
    daphee daphee 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 1

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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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    Till now, mostly negative but i met her

    and that changed. I could never believe you could combine so many great facets into one being. Not only a heart of gold and a healing touch. but beauty most profound, spiritual as well as physical. She has healed the bleeding wounds with a laughing touch. Softened the...
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 16

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    I was lost in a fog of self-doubt

    and utter confusion about how, and if, life would continue for me. The way and the speed in which my marriage shattered left all around us rattled. I reached out to help myself dry those tears and I reached out to stay out of that depression state that I felt would consume me. I...
    BethKristin BethKristin 36-40, F 10 Responses Apr 8

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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 24 Responses Jul 30, 2009

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    Some bad relationships have turned great,

    and I've learned. Some great relationships have turned bad, but I learned.
    OhhBoyOhBoy OhhBoyOhBoy 26-30, M 3 Responses Apr 14

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    Not sure what the reason is sometimes

    but I am sure there is a reason.
    BeachAngelTami BeachAngelTami 46-50, F 3 Responses Mar 15

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    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Apr 20

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    true love eliminate pain.

    passion may increase pain.
    veganmeditates veganmeditates 41-45, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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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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    short story full of advices what it may change

    your life . A husband married to very kind wife .. he was treating her so bad but by her kindness she accepted him as he is because she have no one else in her life but in the same time she loves him so much no matter what he did , he used to scream to her , cheat her , and he...
    ThePoet1 ThePoet1 31-35, M 3 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    A friend shared a song with me from their

    teenage years, a song that inspired them, that lead them in a direction in life.Then they asked me to share a song from my younger days…………..what (panic setting in)??!! I was so caught up and touched by their story…...nothing came to mind at...
    dancingWATERz dancingWATERz 51-55, F 6 Responses Mar 21

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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 21 Responses Feb 9

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    True thing, some people come & teach you few

    things & some people come into your life to learn something from you :)
    TherRock90 TherRock90 26-30, M 2 Responses Mar 20

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