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I Wonder Why Bad Things Happen to Good People

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    Nanaaanaiiiiiii

    ahhh i see it all the time, the popular slags and scratters do what they want and get away with it, be horrible to people and think they're proper amazing, nothing bad happens to them yet people like me and others i know who dont do anything wrong are the ones then get treated...
    Luceee Luceee 16-17 1 Response Aug 8, 2009

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    Bad Things

    I just can't figure this out. Some people have all this good luck. Then others have bad. I guess myself would be in the good person with bad luck. I'm truly working on this now. I have removed all negative people from my life. And allow only positive people in my life. I also put...
    butterflylady21 butterflylady21 46-50, F 2 Responses Jul 11, 2012

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    I Wonder Why

    Tonight, I was watching a show and this person said exactly this: Why does bad things happen to good people?  I would love knowing the answer too.
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F 3 Responses Sep 19, 2011

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    ...struck In The Face By A Thrown Bottle...

    there was a news article last night about an elderly woman (around 64yrs old) being struck in the face by a full beer bottle thrown out of a car that was just passing by...apparently there were four people in the car...the lady is now in intensive care...why would...
    truthseekr truthseekr 51-55, F 7 Responses Apr 13, 2010

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    "The rain it falleth on the just And also on

    the unjust fella But more upon the just Because the unjust fella steals The just man 's umbrella" Anon
    FascistAnarchyNOthanks FascistAnarchyNOthanks 61-65, F 1 Response Jan 7, 2014

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    Sara I'm So Sorry For Your Loss

    What am I to say. I'm at a loss. I'm sorry I haven't been there. I can't believe its been so long. I bet the kids are huge and your the greatest mother in the world. My sympathy goes out to your and your bleesed children at this time in loss. You were High School sweethearts and...
    AmericanAngel04 AmericanAngel04 26-30 3 Responses Feb 23, 2009

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    ..

    All my life ive wonderd this im a very nice person yet all i did was get buyyled bashed and cursed with a eating disorder and suck *** mom dad and Beat by few people lost evreything close to me what next
    xkity123x xkity123x 18-21, T 1 Response Dec 13, 2010

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    I Too Wonder Why Bad Things Happen To Good People

    In this world there are Good people and bad people..According to BIBLE, it's like a war between two forces..The Angels versus Lucifer..Sometimes, Lucifer win over the angels..Angels stand for the good people ie for the people of JESUS, the God fearing people...Lucifer stands for...
    Vijijcob Vijijcob 41-45, M 9 Responses Sep 22, 2010

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    Update..

    Well, since I haven't been on here in god knows how long..I'll give you an update....I told my parents about my self harm and how I've been feeling down etc. Didn't go well.. (as I expected) my mum broke down in tears, my dad...well, he just asked me 'why?! It's because of us isn...
    BeMyEscapee BeMyEscapee 16-17, F Apr 9, 2012

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    I Really Do Wonder Why.

    I do think about this. I see so many good people working hard that deserve a break. Instead, several of them just keep receiving obstacles that they have to overcome. There's so many bad people on the other hand that get lucky and come out on top. For example, you see all these...
    ninja007time ninja007time 22-25, M Aug 25, 2012

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    "Karma"

    This is why I don't believe in karma. Because bad things happen to good people all the time, even more often than bad things happen to bad people. Bad things would never happen to good people if karma were actually real. They would only happen to people doing bad things, not...
    lyricalongings lyricalongings 31-35, F 4 Responses May 15, 2010

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    Thank You, Doctor.

    I never had a moment where I asked that question "Why do bad things happen to good people?" Before today. Early this morning, my mother got an email from her father saying that my pediatrician (whom I haven't seen in years) was reported missing on Monday. She was last seen...
    AynsleyRosalinda AynsleyRosalinda 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 24, 2012

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    God makes wonderful things all over the world. But let us face it, he makes bad things too. Cancer would not exist unless he wanted it to be here. People would not suffer unless...
    DonnaDomm DonnaDomm 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Bad things keep happening to me. This is got to be the worst couple of days ever. Where do I start First the worst thing ever happened two days ago My family business got...
    Alijumah Alijumah 18-21, M 3 Responses Feb 4

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    The biggest things people want to believe is that the Christian god is all powerful and can do anything. I highly doubt this by looking at any possible work he or she has done...
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    I accept it. I just think it sucks.
    gtownguy gtownguy 51-55, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Sometimes the best thing you can do is not think, not obsess, just breathe and have faith that everything will work out for the best
    RebeccaMontero RebeccaMontero 22-25, F 4 Responses Feb 22

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    I understand why bad things happen to good people but I don't like it. I believe bad things happen to good people so that they can over-come obstacles and become stronger people at...
    2323keka 2323keka 16-17 4 days ago

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    When I hear these stories when bad things happen to such good people it’s hard to stay optimistic, I believe that when you do something bad it comes back to bite you in the...
    SmartnDangerous SmartnDangerous 22-25, F Feb 7

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    People who are told that they are certain way so much allows their mind to think that that way is permanent. The mind gets used to the fact that it's just how it is and how it's...
    pwhite83 pwhite83 31-35, M Feb 16

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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...
    ComplicatedGirl18 ComplicatedGirl18 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    What is the points of living? I love my boyfriend I really do but I just don't want to live anymore. I have different plans on how I'm going to do it. Guns,Pills like last time or...
    EternallyScreamingInSilence EternallyScreamingInSilence 13-15, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I am a firm believer that all things happen for a reason. No matter how much you may be hurting deep inside and question why. There is always a plan for you that you may not be...
    Joyfullness Joyfullness 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 20

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    Maybe everyone wonders why at some point
    StephyLynnJoe StephyLynnJoe 18-21, F Feb 21

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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 5 days ago

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    i respect what he did and what the jews did. if u knew the whole story you wouldnt hate him as bad. i dont think he should have killed innocent people who werent jews though. but i...
    mysteriousnite mysteriousnite 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 8

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    Like if someone is putting you down or saying rude things to you, especially family (which is my issue here), tell them! Don't excuse them just because they're family and you love...
    AjLeePunk AjLeePunk 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 7

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    For so long I’ve only filled with bad luck αи∂ ι ωσи∂єя why? Why I am never noticed? I try so hard!! But no……. No matter what I do,i’m still known as the...
    AjaxJaxson AjaxJaxson 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 9

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    This boggles my mind man. Seriously. I can't wrap my head around what makes couples grow apart. Stop seeing eye to eye. Lose connection. Some relationships are bad, toxic...
    woodwd40 woodwd40 36-40, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I always want guys I can't have, the ones that show me no love and the ones that treat me bad. The ones that do want me and do want to treat me good, I simply don't want. What is...
    psyconautthoughts psyconautthoughts 22-25 Feb 15

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    Why do I even bother anymore. I cant do anything. I cant even commit suicide! I always say Im going to than chicken out at the last second. I cant live like this anymore. These bad...
    cat1024 cat1024 18-21, M Feb 6

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    I have been for years. I haven't really told many people, because they already think I'm crazy enough. The few adults that I've told did not believe me. I can see anything from...
    chasetheweirdo8 chasetheweirdo8 13-15, M 15 Responses Feb 16

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    I want to really bad, I hate this. I hate it.
    nomnommings nomnommings 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Why do we even ask rhetorical questions?
    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M 1 Response Feb 19

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    There's a lot of hate in this world, I just wish that sometimes people could be a lot nicer and easy going
    Jtravelgirl93 Jtravelgirl93 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 22

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    I still can't answer this question; it is easy to understand but difficult to answer. It is" Why do people fall in love?" Anyone here can answer this question?
    Heyjin Heyjin 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    I have several plans. I am planning on the gun, pills or rope. I have been writing the suicide note over and over. I just want to end it all. Sure things get better but they...
    kaoruredfox kaoruredfox 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I'm planning to kill my self today Goodbye everyone
    AloneGirl13 AloneGirl13 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 16

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    I have no reason and not one person would miss me. I tried, but since I was alone with no help.......fail. Besides, I am not important and I will just be a memory. My life been...
    Unknown1047 Unknown1047 18-21, M 2 Responses Feb 5

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    if you have a woman in a dom/sub relationship and she tells you she is.Her dom tries to be nice and talk to you.Why would you be foolish enough to block him? Because without him...
    kinkysdaddy kinkysdaddy 51-55, M Feb 11

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    I want to study psychology in college, because I need to know why I feel what I feel and the science behind it.
    ftmFreddy ftmFreddy 18-21, T 1 Response Feb 16

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    I used to be in a abusive relationship. After that I fell in love with my bestfriend, who stood by me through it all we've now been together for a year this April. I was bullied...
    Teacupgirl Teacupgirl 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 23

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    Not bad as in horrific. Just bad as in lost all respect for myself. How does that change
    kirsty56 kirsty56 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 23