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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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    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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 20 Responses Dec 1, 2014

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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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    “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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    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 15 Responses Jul 17, 2014

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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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    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 4 days ago

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    Somewhere, there is someone

    who dreams of your smile and finds in your presence that life is worthwhile, so when you are lonely remember that somebody somewhere is thinking of you. 
    greatestfear greatestfear 31-35, F 9 Responses Nov 29, 2015

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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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    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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    Life is weird. You can go from being strangers,

    to being friends, to being more than friends, to being practically strangers again.
    Vejay Vejay 26-30, F 14 Responses Aug 13, 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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    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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    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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    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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    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 8 Responses Jul 29, 2015

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    keithtiong keithtiong 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 9, 2015

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    3 people who have given up ,

    will give up , and is giving up on me (in order): 1st person - Someone who concluded im a "RK" (I can live without her) 2nd person - Someone who thinks homosexuality is a sin , ofcourse i raised our flag and stood up for what i believe is right (I dont care about her) 3rd...
    EternallyEphemeral EternallyEphemeral 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 4, 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 4 days ago

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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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    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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    In your life, you meet people.

    Some you never think about again. Some, you wonder what happened to them. There are some that you wonder if they ever think about you. And- there are some you wish you never had to think about again. - C.S. Lewis
    SassyHeart SassyHeart 36-40, F 11 Responses Sep 29, 2015

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    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses Apr 22, 2015

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    I met a lot of people.

    good and bad . and I learned lessons from them all
    HISHAM9in8wonderland HISHAM9in8wonderland 16-17, M Jan 21

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

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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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    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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    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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    PurpleMarj PurpleMarj 31-35, F 5 Responses Jan 15

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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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    Good bye 2015... Hello 2016.

    .. Better everything for this new year. No regrets only onward and upward... 🎉🎊🌈❤️
    Havegreatfriends Havegreatfriends 41-45, F 7 Responses Jan 1

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    Our loved ones - whether by blood,

    by marriage, or by choice - are delicate treasures. If we hold them too close, they break - as a butterfly would. By honoring and enjoying the freedom of our loved ones, we gain our own freedom. Have the courage to trust that the beautiful butterflies of your life will return...
    Beautifulnlost22 Beautifulnlost22 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 9, 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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    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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    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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    Hugmybear Hugmybear 46-50, F 15 Responses Jan 20, 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    For over the past year,

    my friend and I (who we both have been in emotionally/physically abusive relationships) have been having an affair with each other behind our spouses backs. We are both in our mid 20s and the chemistry between us has been amazing especially since we were best friends before the...
    MahinaPolu MahinaPolu 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 14

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