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I Believe Some Bad Things Can Be Blessings In Disguise

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 324 People

    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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    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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    Having panic attacks?

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

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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

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    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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    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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    I really hope this doesn't come across in the

    wrong way. But, my friend died, and ever since that day over 2 years ago, I have made my own little oath to change my outlook on life and the way I do things. I wish I could shake his hand and say thank you, he's making me a better person, when he isn't even here.
    Ryanholmes20375 Ryanholmes20375 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 23

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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

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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 4 Responses Jan 3

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    Related Experiences

    It happens to everyone. There is a quote out there that has a message about how if something bad happened to you, you probably did something to deserve it. I don't agree with that...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Jun 30

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    "When hit hard by events, don't say, 'Why me?' The answer to the why me question is 'Why not me? Am I so special that bad things shouldn't happen to me?' Ask instead, 'What do I do...
    Aimee17 Aimee17 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    I believe long distance relationships can work, but I got burned in a long distance relationship and all she wanted was money. She did not get what she wanted and I got left out...
    Kerry2014 Kerry2014 56-60, M 2 Responses Jul 3

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    Ok so heres what I believe in, I don't explain myself or my past to everyone those who are close to me know me best since its along story to begin with anyway and to not put people...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 18

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    Everything changes, every second. Embrace change and realize it happens for a reason. It won’t always be obvious at first, but in the end it will be worth it. What you have...
    lovelifexox lovelifexox 41-45, F 5 days ago

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    You can't connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust...
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    My mom preaches this saying and from my own experiences, time and time again it has proven to be true. I'll share hers though because it is a great example. My mom was fired from...
    SabrinaB27 SabrinaB27 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    I have had many people come and go in my life, some leaving for the best and the ones coming to replace them, not mentally or physically , but another person caring in replace of...
    sommer02 sommer02 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 2

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    I had my very first relationship online . It was a great 3 years of my life . She was so beautiful and taught me a lot about Asian culture . Its to bad her mom and dad...
    Aniceguyforyou Aniceguyforyou 18-21, M 6 Responses Jul 10

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    Sometimes it just really sucks not having someone by your side and to support you. Not saying its has to be a boyfriend it could even be a friend or family member whatever. But...
    XFallingAngelX XFallingAngelX 16-17, F Jul 14

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    The bad part is that the change can be for the better or for worse
    hebr0 hebr0 16-17, F 5 Responses Jul 5

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    I can't imagine how things ever got this out of hand, where did it all go wrong I keep wondering, how did one mistake lead to a series of unfortunate events that just seem to get...
    Verix Verix 18-21, M Jul 12

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    I believe they can to an certain point. If your boyfriend who you've dated for a couple years is gone for a couple months on business and both people stay faithful and talk to each...
    HappyHart5 HappyHart5 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 20

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    I was in a long distance relationship for two years,then one night I was trying to skype him and his cat liked to climb on the computer and I was floored when his cat like hit it...
    jesikahluv jesikahluv 18-21, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    this is me. damaged, broken me. there nothing special about me, im just an average women trying to muddle through life with ease. i was always a 'strange' child according to people...
    littlemiss052014 littlemiss052014 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 3

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    Home sweet hell.... Still to this day I have horrible nightmares from my childhood my mother was a typical single working mother who went to church and raised us well so everyone...
    Forbiddenkisses Forbiddenkisses 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 21

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    It's so crazy to think that I met a guy who doesn't even live in the same state as me but we have such crazy chemistry! His names Jake and he's the love of my life I swear. I'm so...
    jdonavon97 jdonavon97 16-17, M Jul 2

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    To some people, they feel as if, LDR can't work because your so far away. But I believe they can work!! I'm dating this boy from Ft. Lauderdale and he is soo cute... He has a...
    sweetlove2014 sweetlove2014 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    I haven't done anything for my uncle to be taken away from me. I've done nothing for my nana to have heart failure. I've done nothing to deserve my dad having A-Fib. I've done no...
    Tshoraga1 Tshoraga1 13-15, F Jul 12

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    ive been talking to this guy for around a month now, we have met twice and both times we had a great time. we had spoken about our thoughts on if a long distance relationship would...
    missyy27 missyy27 18-21, F 6 Responses Jul 15

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    Born into a world wear people don't care about things that can damage us and the planet and everyone lies, it's amazing in that world to meet even a handful of people who care and...
    Ameliaaaa Ameliaaaa 26-30, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I've been with my man for three years, and have been long distance for the last seven months. We've got another two and a half years to go while we both finish studying, so I know...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jul 4

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    I believe in long distance rrelationships even though mine didn't work out. I was seeing this beautiful brunette woman that was curvy and extremely gorgeous. We talked for ours...
    worknerd12 worknerd12 18-21, M 3 Responses Jul 8

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    Sometime i just feel that the one meant for me is not in the country I live in. If I find him I believe I would be able to follow him anywhere.
    missfrederica missfrederica 22-25, F 4 Responses Jul 8

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    I believe it can work if both parties out effort in to sustain it. Love always finds a way
    Winbu Winbu 16-17, M Jul 15

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    If the two people are really committed to it and believe in one another then yes it can work it will be alot of work but in the end it will be worth it
    DBsw1990 DBsw1990 22-25, M Jul 16

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    I'm a 20 years old girl and I've been texting with a guy that lives very far away from me for 11 months now. We text every day, and we know everything about each other.. I mean...
    shaaa9 shaaa9 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    But for some reason that's always the case. Most people who are kind hearted die at an early age, before 60. It's always the good people who get horrible diseases :( .
    Mahsa99 Mahsa99 13-15, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Long distance relationships can work, but only if the two companions are honest, loyal, communicating ( not meaning up each other's ***** ), and trusting. A long distance...
    PeaceBatman PeaceBatman 22-25, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I personally believe that if two people are willing to put in the time and effort then i feel anything is possible. As long as you have trust with each there is nothing stopping...
    lilreddress lilreddress 36-40, F 8 Responses Jul 3

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    Ok so one time i was in my room sleeping and there's an extra bed there for guests. On this particular night my mom slept there i think because i had a hard time sleeping i dont...
    oliviahoney oliviahoney 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 3

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    In my mind, a long distance relationship will work better.. In a normal face-to-face relationship you already have everything you want, and sometimes this can cause people to lose...
    LucyColemanxo LucyColemanxo 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 4

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    I believe in serious interracial relationship.. What's there to be afraid of?? I'm definitely not a cheater so I'm up for any challenge..
    Raisa26 Raisa26 26-30, F 4 Responses Jul 8

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    Long Distance Relationship aren’t always ideal. In fact, they’re really tough. You spend countless of hours just talking through a phone or through a screen. You can’t see...
    AJAY2404 AJAY2404 31-35, M 8 Responses Jul 8

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    They weren't bad to the point of physical abuse, but they were far from good. I met my first girlfriend when I was in my last year of high school. We got along great, but I...
    AgentSickler AgentSickler 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 11

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    Lmao. Omg Omg. Lmao x 2. Me did something sohhhh badddd. They took my gun rights. My right to protect me. Why. Me told the truth. They asked me. How...
    converted converted 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 16

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    So earlier this week at a water park I saw a guy walk up to a girl and steal her bikini. So she was topless and she screamed. A lot of people looked toward the noise and I feel...
    Nick1354 Nick1354 16-17, M Jul 19

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    I definitely believe it. If you stay positive and stay FAITHFUL it's not really that hard. I've been doing it for over a year and my relationship is still going strong :)
    LovingASoldier320 LovingASoldier320 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 22

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    Actually no...I don't believe in long distance relationship, or I used to but after my experience in the end I just felt empty and crushed from the inside. I met that girl while I...
    ClassicGentleman ClassicGentleman 18-21, M 5 Responses