When people have to cope with difficult situations in their lives, they sometimes reassure themselves by saying that everything happens for a reason. For some people, thinking this way makes it easier to deal with crisis. It can be distressing to think that bad things happen merely through chance or accident. But they do. It is important, in fact imperative to admit our fault or take responsibility in the things that happen to us, we also need to believe that these difficulties are a part of a bigger puzzle.