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I Wonder Why Bad Things Happen to Good People

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Very Sad

    It really upsets me how many good people i see suffer. My mother started working for one of our next door neighbors because shes handicapped so my mother helps her clean and take care of herself and this is my neighbors story although it traumatized alot of others. My neighbor is...
    lostwithin25 lostwithin25 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 3, 2009

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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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    "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 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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    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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    "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

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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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    Related Experiences

    But for some reason that's always the case. Most people who are kind hearted die at an early age, before 60. It's always the good people who get horrible diseases :( .
    Mahsa99 Mahsa99 13-15, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I can't imagine how things ever got this out of hand, where did it all go wrong I keep wondering, how did one mistake lead to a series of unfortunate events that just seem to get...
    Verix Verix 18-21, M Jul 12

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    I haven't done anything for my uncle to be taken away from me. I've done nothing for my nana to have heart failure. I've done nothing to deserve my dad having A-Fib. I've done no...
    Tshoraga1 Tshoraga1 13-15, F Jul 12

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    It happens to everyone. There is a quote out there that has a message about how if something bad happened to you, you probably did something to deserve it. I don't agree with that...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Jun 30

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    "When hit hard by events, don't say, 'Why me?' The answer to the why me question is 'Why not me? Am I so special that bad things shouldn't happen to me?' Ask instead, 'What do I do...
    Aimee17 Aimee17 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    I had a weird experience about 10ish years ago and I woke up thinking about it this morning, so I decided to write it up and post it. My sister and I were laughing and talking as...
    SkatingMomma SkatingMomma 41-45, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    People don't believe GOD exist for these reasons: 1- they are more into science 2- things happen in their life and they lost faith (basically weak in faith) 3-they are more of...
    sashakimi4 sashakimi4 18-21, F 6 Responses 2 days ago

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    Why wouldn't I ? My mind is always thinking, why this or why that?It's how it seems to be,why are some men blessed with a big unit and others not enough to speak about.Why are some...
    bignatbreastluver bignatbreastluver 46-50, M Jul 1

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    Things fall apart to make the right things fall in place. At times I want to throw my hands up and give up, but god gives me the strength to stay strong. As bad as things are at...
    DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt 16-17, F Jul 2

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    I wonder why I took my time when I was desperate to make a difference. I wonder why I didn't try a little harder to fix my mistakes. I wonder why I can't make you understand how...
    Flutterby9812 Flutterby9812 46-50, F 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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    I believe that things happen for a reason , that people and situations come into our lives that have meaning. I am not saying there is no chance in the universe , just that there...
    ManitobaRain ManitobaRain 46-50, M 3 Responses Jul 7

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    I wonder why some hav the same profile picture .. I'm addicted and I dnt kw why..
    PoHser PoHser 16-17, M Jul 4

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    I wonder why i just dont die, so i dont have to feel that nobody loves me!
    angel8i angel8i 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 15

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    Am I the only one who feels like someone should be able to do whatever they want to? Why can men not wear make up, dresses, pink etc without being told they are gay? Which makes...
    AnomalousEarthling AnomalousEarthling 22-25, F 12 Responses Jul 19

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    I'm a 22 year old virgin girl. I have a nice personality. It just seems My love is not good enough. Any guy I have had a crush on or anyone I've loved .. or even wanted to love...
    honestgirl22 honestgirl22 22-25 3 Responses Jul 16

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    My mom preaches this saying and from my own experiences, time and time again it has proven to be true. I'll share hers though because it is a great example. My mom was fired from...
    SabrinaB27 SabrinaB27 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    people are always saying "this video is so bad, it must be canadian." "this poster is making fun of cats, it must be canadian." "that weird habit must be canadian." "that...
    hans13 hans13 51-55, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    Sometimes it just really sucks not having someone by your side and to support you. Not saying its has to be a boyfriend it could even be a friend or family member whatever. But...
    XFallingAngelX XFallingAngelX 16-17, F Jul 14

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    I'm sick of finding people that I really get along with and love spending time with and then they just **** off after a couple of months or a year :S Why the **** does it bother...
    museofcomedy museofcomedy 16-17, F Jul 6

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    Why did I have to screw up so bad? I don't understand. This is eating me from the inside out. I can't stand it anymore. I just feel like curling up into a ball and crying for years...
    baconnater3000 baconnater3000 13-15, M Jul 10

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    What if the air we breath is a drug that makes us see a dazed version of the world...but when people take "real" drugs, and trip,they see the real world...and that's why they are...
    marklovescoffee marklovescoffee 46-50, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    my friends treat did`t treat me nicely,i didt even treat them badly...
    zaidamru zaidamru 13-15 Jun 28

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    Letting go of hurtful people doesn´t mean you hate them...it just means you love yourself...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    there are some days where I feel like life was meant to be an adventure and that you should wake up with nothing on you schedule except to live that day. Then there are other days...
    starysky98 starysky98 13-15, F Jul 3

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    I'm bad and that's good, I will never be good and that's not bad - Theres no one I would rather be ..... then me
    DaddiesHome2 DaddiesHome2 46-50, M Jul 11

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    My mom treats my cousin as if her own son and pushes me to the side.It makes me feel like she doesn't want me.for example today I was planning to go visit my dad and I haven't seen...
    shygirlaquamarine shygirlaquamarine 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 11

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    I really wonder, no one write to me, no one wants to be my friend. no one talk to me here? Am I so ugly? Why no woman wants to be my friend? Let me know please...
    hakantas hakantas 41-45, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Why bully??? Why dominate??? Why deprive??? Why hinder??? We are proof that those wreck worlds. So why try them more??? It makes no sense. We can be better. We can...
    converted converted 46-50, M 1 day ago

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    You asked, "When did you find yourself?" And I simply said, "When somebody loved me." Until now, I didn't realize how true that was. Thinking back, I wasn't afraid of loving him...
    auraboreale auraboreale 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    I'm all about making good and wise decisions for my life. It takes thought and consideration of the future. It seems like everything is so fast paced and it can cause us to be...
    relating2u79 relating2u79 31-35, M Jul 8

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    I always say thing happen for reason 😊
    Vickychajon Vickychajon 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    Why is everyone on here so funny and nice?! I love it! Thank you all for messaging me and making me feel welcomed! ❤️
    Sunshinebarbie Sunshinebarbie 16-17, F Jul 11

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    Thank u to u ppl out there still with a life not on ur phone all day long every where u look down up left right (aka no lives) it's really sad I wish there were now phones or...
    eliaszavaleta eliaszavaleta 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 13

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    there is nothing more beautiful than being sorounded by good and nice peopl
    alwaysbehappyy alwaysbehappyy 41-45, M Jul 9

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    You can't connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust...
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 16

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