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I Wonder Why Bad Things Happen to Good People

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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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    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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    ...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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    "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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    "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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    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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    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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    But I know I will soon. My family does nothing but fight, they never wanted me around anyway. All of my friends left me and I have no one left. They act like I don't exist, don't...
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    Others have had worse things happen to them. I have a hard time realizing that the things that have happened to be me are minor compared to the things that have happened to other...
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    I really really genuinely do! I can't stand when a kindhearted person that only cares about other people, Someone that puts everyone before themselves and hates hurting others, Has...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 1 Response 23 hrs ago

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    Why are the stories on ep page bad. The populars are so bad Me made the page show questions Despite how moronic they be at times They are less moronic than the posts...
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    If depressed is common And we have technology like email. And claim to be civilized. Then why is there no cure for sad. Or cure for poor. And wealth used on cures. Oh...
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    Okay, this has nothing to do with the experience itself, but there are 666 people in this one. well, maybe it does, idk. I just wanted to point that out.
    Redmoon383 Redmoon383 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 21

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    The episode I'm about to describe is about truth. I recently went to a photo booth with my youngest son, to get some photos taken, so we could fill the friendship books that are...
    Injoy1767 Injoy1767 46-50, F 2 Responses Jun 21

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    It will happen to all, good or bad; it is merely life Religion will be used to be used to rationalize or understand (I don't believe so now, but can respect others). I tried to use...
    asert12345678 asert12345678 31-35, M 1 Response Jun 21

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    I am not gonna pretend that being a Christian is easy and that it's always a good time, cause its not. It's really tough a lot of the time and I have seen things, I have been...
    NicoleWahlstrom NicoleWahlstrom 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 21

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    "Every life is a pile of good things and bad things. The good things don?t always soften the bad things, but vice versa, the bad things don?t always spoil the good things and make...
    Belle2008 Belle2008 22-25, F Jun 20

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    Isn't that life? Look back at history? What happen to all the BIG BIG People who scarifies their life for others, society, religion many social cause. But. HITLER and His Lovers...
    mataltoronee mataltoronee 41-45, F Jun 20

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    And when good things don't stay for good, Good people shouldn't worry about bad things. They pass too. Just a reminder.....
    hiddentears hiddentears 26-30, F Jun 20

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    No idea what the statistics are. It's just an observation I've made as I've lived my life. It's true, tragic and unjust.
    PopMuzik PopMuzik 56-60, M Jun 20

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    And the world needs more too! People who care about others and the world around them - not just their self!
    PeterSp8 PeterSp8 41-45, M 1 Response Jun 20

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    PanNotPan PanNotPan 13-15, T Jun 20

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    Eps alli blocked a post which was so important to get out there about some of the people on this site who are predatory .. I don't get it I never even wrote who's name it was...
    Bssanglergrl1 Bssanglergrl1 36-40 4 Responses Jun 19

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    I value most life. those that I don't are usually really bad people, like rapists, molesters, and murderers. those are the people we should use for sport or testing, instead of...
    zydeko zydeko 18-21 Jun 19

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    Why i cant go criminal. Why God made me care about morons. Why God let morons rule us all. Why lovers lie Why family lies Why pals lie. Why bully aint a crime. Why...
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    Humans are a cancer on Earth, the more of us dies the better for the planet, that's why I want to fight in a War and die before I become a burden for my family and my society...
    HeterosexualTransexual HeterosexualTransexual 18-21, T 1 Response Jun 19

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    Many of my friends know that I am a photographer.. One of the office managers at the bingo Hall I work in, is getting married in August,,and asked me to do the photography .... I...
    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M 4 Responses Jun 18

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    Was watching rambo. And realized. We die in burma for bibles and meds. Yet support bush in iraq And afghanistan. Killing muslims. But letting burma kill christians.
    Converted Converted 46-50, M Jun 18

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    An Obituary printed in the London Times.....Absolutely Brilliant !!!Today we mourn the passing of a beloved old friend, Common Sense , who has been with us for many years.No one...
    ceywat ceywat 51-55, F 11 Responses Jun 18

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    Converted Converted 46-50, M Jun 18

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    When I say good - I don't mean Christian. I mean people that have values that they live by. VALUES IN ACTION 1. Intimate relationships. This domain is about your relationship...
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M Jun 17

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    why do people add me as their friend but never talk to me?
    leanne2015 leanne2015 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 17

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    Not sure why I get a flood of random men calling me mommy... Welcome to my weird life, down the rabbit hole.
    myheaven myheaven 22-25, F 7 Responses Jun 17

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    Churches ban gays wed. But why let them. Separation of church and state. Taxed no but power yes why. Most power over poor or gullible. Why. They back politicians who...
    Converted Converted 46-50, M Jun 17

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