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I Think Good People Get Screwed In Life

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    This is true, in life people who are nice get nowhere. People who lie, cheat and abuse get everything. My wife at her job has been working for 8 years at her job and worked hard for that time. They had elections for a committee and it turned into a popularity contest where those...
    Iain321 Iain321 31-35, M Feb 1, 2013

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    They Hating Cause I Befriended This Girl

    So recently I transfered to a new school. I was glad at first because I can finally change my identity because no one knows me there. So during my stay I have good friends and all but one time, there was this girl, who is 'popular' in our school, cried because her 'friends' ditch...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 14, 2013

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    Good Hearted People

    It doesn't seem fair. People who always try to do the right thing, give out of the kindness of their heart and believe in forgiveness are always getting the short end of the stick. They always get manipulated, used and taken advantage of. It's always the narcissistic type of...
    hadyourchance hadyourchance 31-35, F 5 Responses Jan 15, 2013

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    this is a homage of respect and a rememberance to all the truly good people out there that sacrificed their lives and died for all that is honorable in this world. this is posted...
    stacylynn7 stacylynn7 18-21, T Sep 11

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    Suicide: As a volunteer I welcome many people here on EP. I'm so disturbed at the many who want to commit suicide, and even ask how to do it?! I just stare at a loss for the right...
    ceywat ceywat 51-55, F 4 Responses Sep 8

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    I don't know why good people suffer in life. I have a heart of gold and in my life I have not hurt anyone intentionally. If I see anyone in need I would give them the shirt of my...
    SeniorSue SeniorSue 61-65, F 1 Response Sep 4

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    Sohhhh muhchhhhhh Life is filled with jerks. So good people are rare. And cherished.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 8

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    It is what it is. We are just a species trying to make life as good as we can. Unfortunately we are still at the stage of looking out for ourselves rather than looking out for...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Aug 26

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    It takes time to realize the priorities in life. We run behind a lot of materialistic things to keep ourselves happy. I wonder if anyone has hit this phase in life where they don...
    uselessguy uselessguy 36-40, M Sep 3

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    I think even the most unkind people are good at heart and that sometimes people's lives and the obstacles that they go through affect how they are as a person so we cannot judge...
    Elysiaaaxo Elysiaaaxo 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 8

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    I think this experience thread is a little one sided and hypocritical. Firstly, every person has a limit of stress and pain that they can handle, which to them when pushed beyond...
    AnonR AnonR 70+, T 1 Response Sep 1

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    I can't say NO to anyone. I sucker of Human Feelings. I am A Muslim. If I can't see people inside of feel their Pain then I have a Hard Heart. Which the Devil got. So, I have been...
    FATTISSUNSHINE FATTISSUNSHINE 70+, T Aug 21

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    A month ago I started living with my mother's 60y/o friend. Mum and I have been helping her for the last 3yrs, since her husband died. He when he died, she was lost. Never paid a...
    Godess4Fun Godess4Fun 31-35, F Aug 21

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    Yesssss! When I bump into someone my age, they usually say sorry and move. Younger people usually open doors for others, say please and thank you, are generally polite. But older...
    emiveritas emiveritas 18-21, F Aug 21

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    I have a friend he goes by Tyler, he's the sweetest person ever He has helped me with a lot of my troubles He has a humor I understand I could talk to him for days Very sarcastic...
    MsLouisLane MsLouisLane 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 7

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    If you make a habit of writing in actual sentences and using and extensive vocabulary, hit me up! I love talking to people who understand and love the English language in and of...
    Qooirk Qooirk 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 27

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    Simple fix-make every parent go through the same screening that adoptive parents go through.If you're too poor,don't have stability, a good job etc.then you need to get a state...
    jjb6560 jjb6560 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 27

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    The fact that people who think they are 'kind and nice' are actually really mean is just so ironic. I wish I can look into their minds to see what really is going in them.
    DarkLoser DarkLoser 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    You can have a lot of friends and they may be nice to you, or they may be terrible to you. But it's always hard to find that one person, or maybe multiple, that is the best friend...
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    Except who you are. Don't listen to people who tear you down or are mean to you. I will talk to any girls struggling
    hornyslutlove2 hornyslutlove2 22-25, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I always think of what Keanu Reed's character said in that movie Parenthood. "...you need a license to buy a dog, or drive a car. Hell, you need a license to catch a fish! But...
    Nuovinzi Nuovinzi 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 27

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    People who are at ease in their own genders are so incredibly lucky, I've never felt at home in my own.
    Pandemonem Pandemonem 13-15, T Sep 1

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    Little kids have to wear life jackets 2 reasons why they should wear them 1st is if they are new at swimming 2second if kids don't wear them they could drown "
    painfulwedgiegirl painfulwedgiegirl 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 7

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    I hate when people just join my conversations like that is so rude
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 16-17, F 3 Responses Sep 8

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    I use to be against abortions, BUT after seeing and hearing what some children go through, I'm all for it! I rather for a woman to have an abortion, then to let her child get...
    Salute2MyFlaws Salute2MyFlaws 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 8

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    And I just met one who is an absolute gem. She has the most incredible attitude I think I have ever ran into on this website. But I am so glad that we are now friends. Isn't it...
    ICRETO ICRETO 46-50, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    My sister is a doctor and she's always busy, her husband is also a doctor. She always asks me to look after her 1 year old. I love my nephew. But sometimes they're asking for too...
    l3lackmamba l3lackmamba 18-21, F Aug 26

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    Sometimes? Usually . .
    fauxlady fauxlady 22-25, F Aug 26

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    So I am working on going back with my ex boyfriend because we both still love each other and despite the obstacles we have both faced we are going to pull through. He is my heart...
    Kmek3232 Kmek3232 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 5

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    I am really shocked. What kind of coach would make one of his players cry in a Little League game that is being nationally televised? It makes me sick to my stomach to watch...
    ICRETO ICRETO 46-50, M Aug 23

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    I let past experiences scare me out of being happy. After having lots of feelings for someone for months, finally something happened between us. And now i'm really nervous because...
    corazondeoro corazondeoro 16-17, T Aug 27

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    We would be awesome. If bad only hit bad.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 8

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    So there's this app called Uber. If you haven't heard of it, it an app where you can schedule a car to pick you up. Anyone can be an Uber taxi, you just need a car. So my friend...
    dsasl dsasl 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 9

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    So true! *hint hint, boys* ;-)
    ladymaverick31 ladymaverick31 31-35, F 5 Responses Aug 24

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    I agree, what's attractive about it is the promise of intelligence, even though it sounds arrogant, that's what it is.
    40tude 40tude 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 24

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    My cousin and his girlfriend don't even take care of there kid. It's usually my cousin parents who watch him... They are so irresponsible 😡💢
    Lilwillbe Lilwillbe 13-15, F Aug 25

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    Seen a woman today who slapped her son so hard it made me cringe and then she lifted him off the floor by his arm and it looked like it was about to break,someone definitely called...
    jesikahluv jesikahluv 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 27

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    Chantellelikemeetingnewpeople Chantellelikemeetingnewpeople 13-15, F Aug 28

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    I'm seriously, you guys. In many different ways. I hope I am smited soon. Smot? Meh, who am I to talk.
    fockyou5000 fockyou5000 16-17 Aug 30

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    So many lucky bipeds whine. Wish me could trade places with such.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Sep 1

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    Is it weird that I kind of hate all of my friends? :/
    SlaveToSociety SlaveToSociety 18-21, M 5 Responses Sep 2

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    Egos. Jerks. They aint great. They kill more than armies. They hurt more than weather does.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Sep 8

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    So. I try my best to heal victims. Until attacked.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Sep 8

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    But hey. They couldnt be jerks if they did that.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 8

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    Some are more sad than me. Or more critical. Or more mad. Or more anal. And not the pleasant anal.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Sep 8

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    It is pathetic. They really feel that terrible for themselves that they have to take their anger out on something that can't fight back? Makes me sick.
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    If someone cant find something beautiful in another person there's nothing wrong with the person being looked at, rather the person who's doing the looking
    TheGoodGuyy TheGoodGuyy 31-35, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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