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I Believe Some Bad Things Can Be Blessings In Disguise

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 415 People

    Help Me! I Obsess Over Everything!

    Question: I have been living with panic attacks and anxiety for about 16 years. It started after I stopped using drugs. I constantly thought I was going to or was in the act of having a heart attack. Then, it started me checking windows and doors repeatedly every night, and the...
    Lifeafterpanic566 Lifeafterpanic566 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 9, 2013

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    His name was Fleming,

    and  he  was a poor  Scottish farmer. One day, while  trying to  make a living for  his family, he  heard  a cry for help coming from a nearby  bog. He   dropped his toolsand  ran to the   bog.There, mired  to his waist in  black  muck, was a  terrified boy...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 5 Responses Jan 3, 2014

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    The bullies taught me to stand up

    for myself. Her death taught me not to take people for granted. My depression helped me to become a stronger person. The divorce proved to me I can get through anything. The alcohol abuse pushes me to create a better life for myself. I've learned so much and all because of the...
    ComplicatedGirl18 ComplicatedGirl18 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 25

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    Having panic attacks?

    Here's some advice from Tyler Durden. 
    Lifeafterpanic566 Lifeafterpanic566 31-35, M Mar 7, 2014

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    Good Things Come In The Guise Of Badness

    though the ashes of destruction can come re-growth more beautiful than was before. so many times in my life have bed things happened constantly. yet in a way those things have shaped me into whatever the hell you can call me today. lately i have been noticing things that were bad...
    CaptainJackass CaptainJackass 22-25, M 10 Responses Dec 29, 2010

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    Just like things that come across

    as good things to the weak mind are really bad things in disguise.
    awsome2 awsome2 18-21, T Mar 17

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    Got in a bad car accident coming back from

    Christmas break. My car is totaled, but with the loss of this car, I feel as though I was truly blessed in that I wasn't killed. Actually, I walked away without a scratch. Awkwardly enough, everyone I know is looking at the bad aspect of what happened. I, on the other hand...
    savedbygrace030312 savedbygrace030312 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 1, 2014

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    What is a Panic AttackA very important question

    if you're struggling with this condition. You should really understanding exactly what's going on behind the scenes.So what is a PA?A sudden feeling of acute and disabling anxiety.`Ok, that's the textbook definition, but i don't think that clears things up too much so let's go l...
    Lifeafterpanic566 Lifeafterpanic566 31-35, M Feb 23, 2014

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    At This Very Moment

    I know right now as I type this there is someone special in my life who has had something difficult happen right as the holiday season starts. I have to say with faith,hope and love from God and me that things will turn around.I see things looking very,very,different next year at...
    beachykeen beachykeen 51-55, F 2 Responses Nov 23, 2011

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    Bad Things Is Good

    I learn the sometimes when bad things happen it ment for the good like losing a job sometimes a better one comes along and sometimes loving someone that you thought loves you God move them and you feel hurt and you find a love you never know ever could of happen. Taking a bus at...
    lifeChoices lifeChoices 31-35, F Oct 31, 2011

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    There are a lot of bad things

    that were blessings and more importantly learning experiences for me. Knowledge and growth are always blessings in itself.
    Shannon87 Shannon87 26-30, F Feb 26

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    Related Experiences

    I've never had a serious relationship. But when I was fifteen, a sophomore in high school, I dated this guy I really like but was a year older than, a junior. After about three...
    KellerKing13 KellerKing13 18-21, F 3 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    Have you ever noticed that when people die, there is always someone born on the same day? Disney was right about the circle of life!
    sarahallison sarahallison 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    if only more good people believed in their abilities..imagine the possibilities this world could be..never let the man get you down..I'm here to high five, the high flyers :)
    raggedeagle raggedeagle 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    I have been in a long distance relationship for a few years while I've been at school. some days are hard but it's really not that bad... seriously
    dwill3 dwill3 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    The song Bad Blood by Taylor Swift applies to a lot of people that have been in my life. Never underestimate how much your friends can break your heart too.
    Madison18 Madison18 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    My boyfriend and I started dating 'unofficially' in November 2014; he'd come see me once a month. I live in the NYC area, and he lives in Philly. In January of 2015, he asked me to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I'm in a long distance relationship. He's in the navy and it's really hard not getting to see each other and pretty much having a relationship with a telephone. See each other...
    Ablev93 Ablev93 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    I really really genuinely do! I can't stand when a kindhearted person that only cares about other people, Someone that puts everyone before themselves and hates hurting others, Has...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    One of the most amazing things that can happen is finding someone who sees everything you are and won't let you be anything less...
    Daydreaming2 Daydreaming2 41-45, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    My girlfriend and I are trying to work out with her parents on whether I can come see her in 27 days. I hope so very much but I'm in a constant state of anxiety. ;w; I hope this...
    Morisir Morisir 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I'm not going to say they'd be easy but I believe a long distance relationship can work.
    Maybeincubus Maybeincubus 22-25, M 5 Responses a week ago

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    I really do believe that long distance can work but maybe that's because I am in one? we've only talked through social media and have been with the title of "dating" for about 5...
    Psychedelic101 Psychedelic101 18-21, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    Funny how i am writing this when my long distance relationship is breaking apart. but as they say if life is joke then it is a cruel one. but anyway i personally believe that a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response a week ago

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    I have a half sister who lives in NYC, she has a cousing who I've been talking to for about a month. She seems like a very fun person and very outgoing. She's 18 I'm 23. I'll be...
    hectore3551 hectore3551 22-25, M a week ago

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    looking to meet someone and connect. hopefully begin a relationship...message me If you want the same
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Jun 26

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    I believe when you find that special someone and you have that desire to be with them it definitely is for the best to try and see if you can make a long distance relationship work...
    lovelychickadee lovelychickadee 36-40, F 4 Responses Jun 24

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    I met a guy a few months ago (a year ago) on Facebook we had an amazing friendship he was always there for me and I was always there for him..we talked as friends for about 3...
    DalaKumono DalaKumono 18-21, F 5 Responses Jun 22

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    Oh this guy this freaking guy has changed my life upside down. When we first started talking online I was skeptical. I have problem opening up to people and sharing my past but...
    readytraveler readytraveler 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 22

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    I just recently got into a long distance relationship and although I am not used to not being able to be with him. I want to know how I can make this work out
    tyeshamari tyeshamari 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 22

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    I usually like to think I have good judgment when talking to people but no one can ever be too sure on the internet. Someone in my circle who seemed like a very nice, likable...
    Allforaview Allforaview 18-21, F Jun 22

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    looking for a boyfriend I'm 23 and I do believe in long distance
    rainyday10 rainyday10 22-25, M 3 Responses Jun 22

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    I've seen a lot of people through human history making gigantic change to how we see the world now, and the best is yet to come.In other word you can be that person if you believe...
    Sparklecat Sparklecat 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 21

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    I love my Girlfriend so much... When I miss her a lot, which let's be honest is often I find myself looking at her pictures and just staring at them, admiring her beauty... Her...
    mizzcomplicated mizzcomplicated 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 21

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    I m in a long distance relationship frm past 5 years...we hardly see each other but we are still together...and this is all because of the trust we have in each other...trust is...
    sparkharmony sparkharmony 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 21

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    It will happen to all, good or bad; it is merely life Religion will be used to be used to rationalize or understand (I don't believe so now, but can respect others). I tried to use...
    asert12345678 asert12345678 31-35, M 1 Response Jun 21

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    I am not gonna pretend that being a Christian is easy and that it's always a good time, cause its not. It's really tough a lot of the time and I have seen things, I have been...
    NicoleWahlstrom NicoleWahlstrom 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 21

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    "Every life is a pile of good things and bad things. The good things don?t always soften the bad things, but vice versa, the bad things don?t always spoil the good things and make...
    Belle2008 Belle2008 22-25, F Jun 20

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    Isn't that life? Look back at history? What happen to all the BIG BIG People who scarifies their life for others, society, religion many social cause. But. HITLER and His Lovers...
    mataltoronee mataltoronee 41-45, F Jun 20

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    And when good things don't stay for good, Good people shouldn't worry about bad things. They pass too. Just a reminder.....
    hiddentears hiddentears 26-30, F Jun 20

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    No idea what the statistics are. It's just an observation I've made as I've lived my life. It's true, tragic and unjust.
    PopMuzik PopMuzik 56-60, M Jun 20

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    Cheddar. This kid at my school was named Cheddar. His parents dyed his hair yellow and occasionally orange.
    Lcy2472 Lcy2472 13-15, F 4 Responses Jun 20

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