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I Wish Bad Things Didnt Happen To Good People

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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 called his Uber, it picked him up and they were on their way... On the highway my friend ( who is a male) was pulled out if the cab...
    dsasl dsasl 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 9

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    I Challenge This With A Question In Return:

    Why do good things happen to bad people?
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 28, 2013

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    Sometimes...

    But sometimes, if bad things didn't happen to a good person, they wouldn't be the good person that they are today.
    xosecretidentityxo xosecretidentityxo 16-17, F Dec 2, 2013

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    Why?

    Why does it work this way? All the wonderful people I know always have something horrible happen to them. They don't deserve it. Meanwhile, all of the worthless, cruel people that do bad things & treat people like crap, have everything. I am still waiting for karma to catch up...
    GreenSkye84 GreenSkye84 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 1, 2012

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    The Truth

    i don't because you might be a good person but maybe you're much stronger than you think you are, so it's something called discipline that helps you get stronger: like wise, those who never fell, never learned anything new. 1 corinthians 10:13 "no temptation has overtaken you...
    DelilahAriah DelilahAriah 13-15, F Sep 10, 2012

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    Why?

    why the bad things happen to good people? my good friend is kinda not happy :( her dad died last year in 6 grade(begin of 6 grade)her little brother was 6,7 i think.and she lives with her mum and little brother,and they don't have lot of money,she can't wear makeup(because of...
    JustMeeeeee JustMeeeeee 13-15, F Mar 5, 2012

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    Man Down, Man Down!!!

    For those of you who don't know already. I've been with the same woman for 28 years, married for 23. Two great children, both girls, 17 and 23. I have lived my life, for my family, devoted and loving. In June of last year, my Wife lost faith in me and fell out of love for me. The...
    Mencrytoo Mencrytoo 46-50, M 5 Responses Mar 3, 2013

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    The Perfect Example

    One of my best friends is probably the greatest guy I know. But for the last two years nothing but bad things happen to him. It seems like everyday, something new is going wrong. What I hate the most is there is nothing I can do. Nothing at all. Makes me feel like a terrible...
    wonderstruck77 wonderstruck77 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 24, 2013

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    Sad News

    I work with several clients helping manage their claims. One very nice man recently lost his wife to cancer. It spread from her breasts to her brain and it was a painful, slow death but they seemed to be a very loving famiy and well prepared for the inevitable. Honestly, is...
    akindheart akindheart 56-60, F 5 Responses Aug 8, 2013

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    Dinosaurfanatic Dinosaurfanatic 13-15, F 4 Responses Jun 16

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    :'(

    My heart <3 and condolences go out to the families, friends and other workers of the 19 firefighters who lost their lives in Yarnell, Arizona. TRUE heroes who risked their lives to stop a force as indestructible and remorseless as a fire. They are real heroes, not like cops...
    ThereIsNoName ThereIsNoName 31-35, F Jul 1, 2013

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    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 8

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    It really hurts when I see something terrible

    happening to a good person, its like I ask a question to GOD y did u do tht to them and y is it thm to suffer, wen they never did wrong for anyone. its sad.
    Blackangel4u Blackangel4u 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 28

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    They don't deserve it!

    Why should good people suffer?!? It's painful to watch a good person being put down and almost destroyed because of the overloading overwhelming bad things! I don't get it... good people work their socks off and put in every effort they got and they don't get what they deserve...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 28

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    Lean On Me..

    I always look at the people around me and see that all the good people is put thru hell, but the ones that deserve it doesnt ever seem to recieve the bullsh!t.. I look at some of my friends and wonder what did they do to deserve all this pain. I guess thats just a mystery.. I...
    hellontheheart hellontheheart 18-21, F Apr 16, 2012

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    But...

    Of course I wish that bad things didn't happen to good people. But they do and all the wishing in the world isn't likely to change that.So I choose to accept that it's a fact of life...and move forward.I choose to help people in the throes of bad things happening. I choose to...
    Plaid Plaid 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 28, 2012

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    Good Friends

    One of my best friends ever has been very unfortunate health-wise. Well, actually three have, but this is about one of them. She's one of the nicest and coolest people I've ever met; I've only heard her say bad things about people a total of 5 times ever. She really wouldn't hurt...
    nudgette nudgette 22-25, F Dec 2, 2013

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    Are being punished by god?

    ...did he create the devil based off from our sins?...is it karma or is it a curse from above?....I wish I knew where all this bad luck came from:(
    PuppetMaster87 PuppetMaster87 26-30, M Jan 9

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    To all the good people: At a constant war with

    life. It's ammunition makes us suffer. Until there's nothing left to defend ourselves with but faith. Faith that there's a reason for our constant battle. That there's something better waiting for us. There's nothing left. So it seems. when this is all designed to be a dream...
    Girlfromplanetearth Girlfromplanetearth 18-21, F Dec 30, 2013

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