I Accept People As They Are

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    I plant seeds of encouragement

    and hope here and there, hoping that when they bloom, you will see them. Maybe they'll work. Maybe they won't. But I hope it makes you feel less alone. You aren't, because although I am no longer there with you, I will always hope for you to have strength. So I hope when you...
    VioletVivid VioletVivid
    2 Responses Feb 22, 2016

    Hi, I'm Jane. I know you'll probably won't read

    this unless you're not superficial! So I have a little story. (Btw if you have any experience that involves preferring one's personality over the looks or liking bigger people, than you might wanna read this.) I'll probably lose friends (bc I already did) or at least decrease...
    jayissosadlike jayissosadlike
    18-21, F
    51 Responses Feb 15, 2015

    Oh yes, imagine if we were all created the same,

    orderly and identical like machines. Not only that, I value the moments I can have deep discussions with others, hearing what they have to say on controversial topics. I love learning about different cultures, people with different disabilities, you name it. I only wish if we...
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    1 Response Feb 16, 2016

    I believe hate is the root of all evil .

    . There is nothing Godly about it.. We were not put here to judge.. But put here to love and teach and learn
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    8 Responses Oct 13, 2015

    To all the girls out their your beautiful just

    the way you are!!!☺️ Don't let anyone tell you different !
    Heathersmith34 Heathersmith34
    18-21, F
    1 Response Feb 4, 2015

    I love the fact everyone is different,

    the world would be such a boring place if we were all 'normal', whatever that is :D
    whitegurlwasted whitegurlwasted
    18-21, F
    5 Responses May 7, 2015

    why shouldn't I....lt people come in our life .

    no need to keep a mould with us. should accept their negatives and positives then only we can make a difference from others.
    retracted1992 retracted1992
    22-25, M
    Feb 28, 2016

    I have a challenge for a day

    for all of you and myself. Do a small or big one or two act of kindness.
    justmyfineself justmyfineself
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Feb 27, 2016

    It's true. We're all different,

    and I accept most people for who they are. There are some, however, that I cannot accept, such as people who do harm to others. I don't care how bizarre your lifestyle choices are, if you're not hurting anyone, I accept you.
    Jononymous Jononymous
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Mar 4, 2016

    Have you ever went through something in your

    life that changed your attitude and actions and those around you slowly faded out of your life? Could you blame them?
    1lisaonly 1lisaonly
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Mar 20, 2016

    I learned somethin on ep!

    i dont have to trust anybody if i learn from my experiences! u might not be the person i think u r but thats ok cuz i took somethin away good or bad :) there r bunches of catfish out there not googled but inside r some1 else :b the popular girl jessica at skool who is mean to me...
    JennaRee JennaRee
    16-17, F
    6 Responses Jul 5, 2015

    The key to accepting people

    as they are is accepting yourself as are.
    theblacksuggestionbox theblacksuggestionbox
    26-30, M
    9 Responses Feb 16, 2015

    I'll accept you for who you are

    as long as you're true to me.
    CharlenneDelaCruz CharlenneDelaCruz
    18-21, F
    1 Response Feb 14, 2016

    As long as you don't take life too seriously

    and you love to laugh I accept you. **** it, I'll make the rest laugh and make them see the funny side to sorrow because a silent world is a sad world and I do not accept a sad world.
    gonegirl7624 gonegirl7624
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Mar 6, 2016

    If only others could learn to accept people

    as they are, for who or what they are. Therians, LGBT, people into bdsm, whatever.
    Nyx5 Nyx5
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Feb 13, 2016
    Kittenpowee Kittenpowee
    31-35, F
    9 Responses Nov 28, 2014

    You will never ever change

    who I am. What makes me think I will do the same??? I don't. I accept you just as you are. PERIOD.
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Feb 25, 2016
    vivianescrooge vivianescrooge
    1 Response Apr 7, 2016
    xGirlPowerFTWx xGirlPowerFTWx
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Jul 29, 2015

    You will end up very disappointed

    if you grow up thinking everyone will have the same mind as you do.
    joyevaa joyevaa
    36-40, F
    4 Responses Feb 2, 2016

    I Accept people as they Are I know it's hard

    just to explain people who's a skeptical about " vampires" They do Exist because I know Because I Aim One of them lot of people always afraid and fear us in human culture, Everyone thinks everyone is special around here they think they are a perfect human beings likes to...
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    3 Responses Mar 16, 2016

    To all the EP ers on her.

    2015 had come to its end. Thank you all for your entertainment. That includes the sexy ones. The horny ones. The self appointed EP police. The haters. The loveables. The sarcastic. The blockers. The fakes. The racists. The mothers and fathers. The Christians and atheists. The...
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    10 Responses Dec 30, 2015
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    13 Responses Jun 17, 2015

    we are all different

    but the same. blows my mind
    hashbrown20 hashbrown20
    22-25, F
    7 Responses Jan 27, 2016

    Why do some people feel the need to attack

    others for asking simple questions? Just because you ask a question about something doesn't mean it represents your opinion on it, unless you actually express your opinion. Even then everyone is entitled to their opinions. What gives you the right to attack me cause I believe...
    NerdyBookQueen NerdyBookQueen
    22-25, F
    14 Responses Feb 5, 2016

    Flaws and all. I don't judge someone based on

    what they look like, how they talk, how they feel. No one is perfect. We all have our issues. But it never seems to be reciprocated back to me so I end up hating and devaluing myself. It kills my self-esteem and confidence. I don't want to stop being open to people but what's...
    BernadetteAshley BernadetteAshley
    31-35, F
    7 Responses Mar 29, 2016

    People don't change, they just become

    who they are really meant to be.
    joyevaa joyevaa
    36-40, F
    4 Responses Jan 27, 2016

    I'm trying to stay composed here a girl at my

    school was raped today behind one of the apt complex she was always dressed sexy and skimpy now I'm scared to go out cause I dress kinda like her just cause you dress sexy doesn't mean it's a open invitation to force yourself on someone I don't know what to do
    Stephhpets Stephhpets
    22-25, F
    22 Responses Dec 3, 2014

    My Job is not to Judge.

    My Job is not to figure out if someone deserves something. My Job is to lift the fallen, To restore the broken, And to heal the hurting.
    JennaR JennaR
    51-55, F
    7 Responses Aug 24, 2014

    I am more forgiving of other people's flaws

    than I am of my own. I just don't think I should want to change people - they should want to do that for themselves. As long as I'm fully aware of the person they are, I think that I'd forgive them for anything. Maybe I am too forgiving. But I shouldn't expect perfection in...
    VioletVivid VioletVivid
    3 Responses Mar 13, 2016

    Honestly there are time

    where I am like "I don't get anything about you" but even when I don't understand someone. I still am like "I don't get this, but you seem happy so I will accept you". I don't know why but if I see they are happy then I can't judge them or think bad about them in anyway. I...
    MasterHatter12OZ MasterHatter12OZ
    18-21, M
    1 Response Mar 18, 2016

    I don't judge people based on

    who they are buy on their actions. I was taught to love not like or hate. If you haven't heard it today or ever in your life. I am proud of you. I don't care about who you are or who you are attracted to. You are important! You are a wonderful person and will be someone one day...
    MyLove20 MyLove20
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 14, 2016

    My 13 year old daughter just came out to me

    last night that she is bisexual. She didn't intend to tell me but I found out through text messages she was reading to me because of a fight with her friend. She told me she has known she was bisexual for a long time, since she was young. I am accepting of it just lots of...
    MoreBetterMe MoreBetterMe
    46-50, F
    31 Responses Sep 10, 2015

    I dont get every time someone im close with

    said i dont like/love them . Like why am i With him at the first place ? Maybe its just emotional expression thing
    vivianescrooge vivianescrooge
    2 Responses Apr 8, 2016

    I believe we are all different that's what

    makes us unique, but I wish people would not be so judgemental. Live and let live.
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Mar 18, 2016

    My only non kinky super predictable button down

    ex boyfriend/ now roomate drunkenly told me last night. " Your life is an imaginary reality in which u created inorder to cope with your insanity" whaaa?
    Deweylove Deweylove
    41-45, F
    8 Responses Mar 4, 2016

    Most people are not themselves,

    most are projection of someone they wish to be. They struggle to show themselves, because of fear of being rejected or excluded. Truth is, too many people that are alike turn into crowds and with the same exact crowds how could you expect change? Keep in mind most people that...
    deleted deleted
    10 Responses Oct 26, 2015

    Supreme Court ruled that gay couples in all

    states have the right to marry! This just makes me all kinds of happy--it's been a long time coming!! It's a good day, people.... 
    deleted deleted
    6 Responses Jun 26, 2015

    my biggest mistake is thinking people are

    like myself , boy was i wrong . . . . selfishness will be the death of you!
    deleted deleted
    6 Responses Mar 11, 2016

    I honestly love anyone

    for who they are. It's crazy for me to say because I used to be the most close minded person ever, which is such a bad thing to be. If we have fun together and laugh together than nothing else matters. I'm accepting to anyone always. Wish I was more like that before, but we're...
    giiannav giiannav
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 29, 2016

    Its OK if you don't feel amused at something I

    say or do. Don't fake a laugh. I get to KNOW its fake. And trust me I find it more hurtful than not laughing at all.
    infie infie
    18-21, F
    6 Responses Apr 14, 2016

    yeah we all have flaws

    but we also have commonalities. i make an effort to focus on the commonalities otherwise id have no friends being a liberal who lives in indiana and all. im pretty sure we haven't even had one democrat for a governor
    Pangy54321 Pangy54321
    22-25, M
    Mar 6, 2016


    ...I have spent the better part of my marriage trying to be accepted by my husband's parents.....they never approved of me....I expended years of energy and anguish trying to be and do what everyone expected...all in my quest for acceptance....throughout this time, I managed to...
    NotHisBabydoll NotHisBabydoll
    46-50, F
    14 Responses Mar 23, 2012
    JustChris1217 JustChris1217
    22-25, M
    3 Responses Jul 25, 2015
    iwannabeakid iwannabeakid
    26-30, F
    Mar 20, 2016

    Being Out and Proud I just wanted to write up

    how awesome it is to see others out and proud of who they are be it gay, lesbian, bi or transgender. I have noticed people just being them, if that means purchasing things relating to pride or if that is holding hands or kissing in public. I think it's incredible that society...
    Lindsays99 Lindsays99
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Aug 15, 2015

    Just because i ACCEPT

    that this is the way they are... Doesn't mean I'll let them be AROUND ME !
    41-45, M
    3 Responses Feb 16, 2016

    u should accept as who are just

    because they look different from u and don't have cool clothes like u doesn't mean anything
    skiaonfleek5519 skiaonfleek5519
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Mar 15, 2016

    my next door neighbour stepped out of his house

    last month for the first time as a woman.....hes transgender and was doing it behind closed doors for years for fear of judgement and abuse.....hes almost 50 and feels free at last!! good on her!!
    reyyah reyyah
    31-35, F
    27 Responses Sep 10, 2015
    Rhengaar Rhengaar
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Mar 8, 2016

    People need realness,

    reality. People can sense when someone is being pretentious or fake. It's because you feel it; you see it in someone's body language.
    hazaramujahideen hazaramujahideen
    70+, F
    4 Responses Apr 12, 2016

    "If you're alone, I'll be your shadow.

    If you want to cry, I'll be your shoulder. If you want a hug, I'll be your pillow. If you need to be happy, I'll be your smile. But anytime you need a friend, I'll just be me."
    VioletVivid VioletVivid
    2 Responses Feb 26, 2016

    If we are made of stardust then everything is

    made of stardust even butterflies so we are made of BUTTERFLIES:) my dreams have come true lol
    JennaRee JennaRee
    16-17, F
    6 Responses Jun 30, 2015

    Our culture is so obsessed with being unique

    and individual, people are so busy cramming their own uniqueness down other people's throats that they forget to let other people be who they are. You don't have to be crazy and loud and funny to be unique. You're unique no matter what you enjoy, no matter what you say, no...
    alaynajanelle alaynajanelle
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Sep 12, 2015

    there's no point in not accepting people

    because everyone's different and there perfect just the way they are
    saviorofbroken saviorofbroken
    16-17, F
    3 Responses Jul 9, 2015

    There's no need to hide yourself.

    I accept you for who you are. Not what others expect you to be.
    SecretsInYourHeart SecretsInYourHeart
    41-45, F
    6 Responses Mar 17, 2016

    come as you are, I think we all need to accept

    each other instead of picking at each others flaws.
    Vladek Vladek
    22-25, M
    5 Responses Aug 18, 2015
    fevertotell fevertotell
    26-30, F
    10 Responses Jun 3, 2015
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