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I Deserve Good Things to Happen For Me

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    One of my goals is to believe in my heart of hearts that I deserve good things to happen for me. I keep reading and hearing that my natural (learned?) negativity actually attracts the things that happen to me and for good things to come, I need to believe that good things will...
    NebulaNoxx NebulaNoxx 51-55, F 1 Response Apr 2, 2008

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    Absolutely.

    If karma actually existed, that is... If I would ever be able to reap what I have sown, that is... If what went around actually came around, that is... At least I have an amazing, hard working, respectable husband who loves me and treats me good. That's pretty awesome in my book...
    Peacewithyourfate Peacewithyourfate 66-70 Aug 26, 2011

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    This article is a beautiful one.

    And one I needed to read. http://thoughtcatalog.com/kyle-freelander/2014/05/what-the-person-you-deserve-is-like/
    YouBeTheAnchor YouBeTheAnchor 22-25, F Jun 5, 2014

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    Lecture From My Best Friend

    First off I'll start off by explaining a little more about the final deciding factor in dumping this guy I was seeing. I have a rant on here from last week about a little redneck guy at work that was harassing me. He had some giant camel stuffed animal that I moved to a seat at a...
    RhombusInTheSquare RhombusInTheSquare 36-40, F 5 Responses Aug 17, 2013

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    I guess things happens for a reason .. Not eough special
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    I always try to follow what my heart says, but sometimes my head steps in and confuses me. My heart sometimes says one thing, while my head says something else. Sometimes I feel...
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    Here's another one I don't buy. Just because good things come out of bad things sometimes, doesn't make this true. I have schizophrenia. If I lived in the year 1900, I'd be locked...
    OqSydSchizo16 OqSydSchizo16 36-40, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I do believe everything happens for a reason. My dad died when I was about 5 or 6 and I only have one memory of being with him. But I'm thankful because...
    searching4him searching4him 16-17, F 5 Responses Apr 25

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    Looking back on this last year, a lot has changed in my life. I broke off an engagement. I started a new job. I went back to school. I experienced the loss of two very close people...
    AnnUrban AnnUrban 22-25, F 2 Responses May 8

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    When I was 14, I had my heart set on the adventure of a career at sea. I could attend sea training college and complete my education whilst concurrently apprenticing for a sea...
    treborsniknej treborsniknej 56-60, M 1 Response May 13

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    I believe everything happens for reason. Three years ago, I applied for Disability benefits and was denied. I appealed the decision. Months and a year went by but in the meanwhile...
    BookDiva BookDiva 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 25

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    I got let go from my job last Thursday. I feel somewhat relieved and very sad because of all the great people I use to work with that brought me so much joy and happiness into my...
    NiteOwlet NiteOwlet 22-25, F 5 Responses Apr 27

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    Everything happens for a reason. You, make the reason. Things happen. You, make them meaningful. Struggles happen. You, make it worth holding on. Things get taken away. You, make...
    kiarrafire kiarrafire 18-21, F May 7

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    Hi all, I want to share one of my experiences which has made me believe in this quote. On one fine sunny day, I met a guy at my working place. We had a normal healthy conversation...
    LifeIsAJourney25 LifeIsAJourney25 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 27

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    Things do happen for a reason just like when you first ride your bicycle and then you fall off of it, you then get up and you ride it without falling again. Or like when you first...
    DaVirgo DaVirgo 22-25, F May 6

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    I feel like I'm starting all over. It's strange and at the same time I know it's what I need. The way things happen can always seem to suck at the time but at least I know that it...
    KyaAndTheUniverse KyaAndTheUniverse 22-25, F 5 Responses May 7

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    I have come to believe that everything happens for a reason. All you can do is be true to who you are and hope that any obstacle or opportunity comes your way was put their for a...
    Jamestone73 Jamestone73 41-45, M 3 Responses May 14

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    I do truly believe that everything happens for a reason. I met a girl here on EP. She is in another country. I honestly don't know if things will ever progress past what we have...
    loftus109 loftus109 41-45, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Everything does happen for a reason but they aren't always good ones.
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses May 1

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    I believe deep in my heart that something good will happen sooner or later !
    chaerin chaerin 22-25, F 2 Responses May 6

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    Yes everything happens for a reason but sometimes the hard part is finding the reason
    Larapshasuraka Larapshasuraka 18-21, F 10 Responses May 5

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    me and my ex are still friends it's odd how one day we were loving n the other we were breaking up n the other were just friends this might make my life better or it might...
    angie314 angie314 13-15, F 2 Responses May 13

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    Hi, I'm a 14 year old female. I don't know why but I have a tendency to mess things up. About 3 months ago one of my close friends instagram account was hacked. The hacker posted...
    polutedmind polutedmind 13-15, F May 3

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    The fact that something horrible could happen to anyone at any given time is utterly terrifying. I am fairly certain this is why many people choose to blame the victim. Saying...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 13

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    my best friend's dad abuses her, she doesn't deserve it. she's the nicest person I know and I have a no idea how to help her
    tamsin100 tamsin100 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    They do good to everyone and even then, they get treated bad. Anyone ever saw 'Waiting for superman' By Daughtry. And it was awesome! Very very awesome!! He did good to everyone...
    chocolateinmyblood chocolateinmyblood 16-17, F 2 Responses May 14

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    Yes it is disappointing. We should not be disappointed that it's over, we should be glad that it happened.
    Profweird Profweird 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 26

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    I believe this because I could be against all odds and stress out and somehow, things all work themselves out and I worried and stressed for no reason. As I get older I'm...
    Philli8807 Philli8807 26-30, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I joined EP in the winter to figure out some serious problems in my marriage. After much agonizing, I made the decision to divorce my husband of 11 years. The whole experience...
    jkm52 jkm52 41-45, F 10 Responses 6 days ago

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    I saw an old friend in the crowd. After I made my way over to him and said hello he introduced me to 3 British guys. One was good looking, seemed interested in me, and invited me...
    sarabear7 sarabear7 36-40, F 1 Response May 13

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    Just shortly after you start feeling good about someone, you realize, there tired of hearing from you. then you think, why didn't they just say so!
    wd402 wd402 51-55, M 4 Responses Apr 25

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    Oh seriously I never know what's going on and how will it end , people love to put they control into it all the time So I just get lil annoyed But God is good every plays out in...
    hunlove hunlove 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 27

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    I really want you to know, you seem to think this is easy for me, not talking to you is one of the hardest things ever,... Quitting smoking was easier. I wish everything was like...
    simj1122 simj1122 31-35, M 7 Responses Apr 28

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    all I wanted was to be in your arms for a night. to experience all your passion and affection. but I get it. wanting is what I am good at. lol
    evolnillef evolnillef 70+, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    trying to establish some semblance of "normal". It seems as though everything good that comes to me also comes with a catch.
    hollygee hollygee 41-45, F Apr 27

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    Could be good or bad or just a waste of time but in the end usually knowledge, experience, or a certain quality is acquired.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 30

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    Everything I do I think teaches a lesson. Weather good or bad. It's not karma it's just the laws of nature. Why does the sun come up? Why do people get stung by bees? Why is my...
    gongho1000 gongho1000 22-25, T May 1

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    I believe there is a lesson to be learned from every situation whether it be good or bad!
    racey44 racey44 41-45, F 3 Responses May 1

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    Ive never been good at picking out guys. I usually choose the ones who beat me or abuse me. But today, I got to fall in love with my best friend, and I know that this relationship...
    Silencekillsthesoul Silencekillsthesoul 16-17, F May 7

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    whos up for a little chit chat..??
    Rickyluvs69 Rickyluvs69 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 28

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    My relationship ended after nearly 9 years and a baby, my ex cheated while I was pregnant and left me for that same girl, made out that it was over between us for a while and wasn...