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I Know People Can Change

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    People can change, but you can't change people.
    MovingForward28 MovingForward28 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 12, 2010

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    For I Have !

    I know anyone can change as long as they put there minds to it . I have been though the proverbial wringer and now have changed and feel better about myself too .
    cjpsf5 cjpsf5 41-45, M 8 Responses Jun 22, 2011

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    I know I can change, especially my mind.

    I start chatting with people and I get to know them at first I am like yeah I like them, he/she is nice and then I start chatting to them more getting to know them how they act/react. What they talk about and what they want to talk about. It's just quite annoying sometimes how I...
    Meyrinfields Meyrinfields 16-17, F Feb 3

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    Faith.....

    Just be a bit patient and listen to them.....
    juliegirlie juliegirlie 41-45, M 1 Response Jun 29, 2011

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    Do They Want To?

    Or for that matter...do they need to and what is that based on? Everyone is capable of changing, they just have to have the desire.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 11, 2011

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    One Bad Choice Don'T Equal Damnation

    Larry Bohn, Nelson Pettis and Jon Fowler are three prison inmates that are currently at Larch Corrections Center in Washington. They may be in prison, but they are also heroes.   Three boys between the ages of 8 and 16 were kayaking down Salmon...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 24, 2013

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    People Can Change

    There's2 option:  People either change for the better or for the worse.I would never ask someone to change for me.
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F Jan 12, 2011

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    Would Be Surprised

    If people didn't change.   Experiences and life mold a person and their views. To say that your the same person that you were a year ago or even two years ago is folly.  Change happens, things with me have changed and now that I look back on old stories and finding how I was...
    mtvlm mtvlm 41-45, M 6 Responses Jun 28, 2011

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    For The Good Or For The Bad......

    I call it the Jekyll and Hyde syndrome and have witnessed it several  times in my life. When they change from a Hyde to a Jekyll, it's a good thing and makes us want to applaud.  It can restore our faith in humankind and bring smiles to faces and joy to our...
    giggles4488 giggles4488 56-60, F 11 Responses Jun 17, 2010

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    I believe people can change good and bad. My ex is a great example of this. We dated all threw high school and we had a great relationship we had a lot of things in common as far...
    Chicgeekgal Chicgeekgal 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Well I'm trying to accept the fact that I'm gay and it's getting harder and harder everyday. Sometimes I feel like I'm bisexual and I need to be more with girls but this actually...
    beonstreet beonstreet 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 4

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    Fact: I can't change the past Option: but I can change the future You have to take your mistakes for what they were in the past and use by not making the same ones in the future...
    germany100 germany100 18-21, F Aug 12

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    That one smile can change a persons outlook on the day, It can change a mood from depressed to touched, that smile can do wonders to a person who has nothing to look forward to...
    Gabbygirl123 Gabbygirl123 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 30

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    Things you cannot change but wish you could 1. The fact people die every day 2. the need people have for war/fighting. 3. The way some people think
    Anth9012 Anth9012 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 12

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    People come and go in your life but sometimes you meet one or two people that stand apart from the rest. They really leave an impression on you. You learn from them, you are amazed...
    StoneWall77 StoneWall77 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 24

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    This person was very bad with me.I hope that I can change my future so that I'll be less vulnerable to meet people like that.
    sineaddu sineaddu 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 13

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    It's hard to be stuck in a place in life that you just do not want be in. And look back and beat yourself up for choices that got you there. Well. I've done this for years and...
    Ludavin Ludavin 46-50, F 3 Responses Aug 14

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    Boy, it's been really hard. And the period of about a year, but really more like a month, I have lost the support of almost all of my friends and family. Might I add, for really no...
    CinderellaInWonderland CinderellaInWonderland 26-30, F 6 Responses a week ago

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    It's funny how one person can change your thoughts...Every experience of my life is somehow new again... I find pleasure in every task, no matter how routine it is, there is a...
    Lydia66 Lydia66 46-50, F 4 Responses Jul 26

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    My past experiences were quite terrible and unsatisfied, and they have been haunting me for years. Though I cannot change them, I try to accept the pathway I passed. I need to keep...
    SADstruggler SADstruggler 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 6

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    I have made mistakes in my past that I cannot change. I have learnt alot from them and am hoping it will make me a better person. I carry alot of guilt as I have hurt many people...
    ichanged ichanged 41-45, M 4 Responses Aug 9

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    Lust:: One of the most formidable impulses one needs to tolerate is lust. However, today it is actually quite fashionable, even heroic to succumb to lust. A person is...
    bhaktagerald bhaktagerald 41-45, M Aug 5

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    My boyfriend and I were together for nearly 10 years. He was the first and only man I've ever loved, and the first man to ever tell me he loved me. Shortly after exchanging those...
    iknowmykingdomawaits iknowmykingdomawaits 26-30, F 13 Responses Jul 24

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    Cant change the past but im hoping to change the future, he is defenitly not right for her and he really need to get out of the picture.
    desirejanice desirejanice 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    I love how one person can change your life and he changed it for the better :) xxTemixx
    Angel2345 Angel2345 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 4

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    But the thing is I can change panic and anxiety if it wants to engulf my mind then bring it cause after 20 years of trying to run from it and never escape I am facing it what's the...
    weeshil weeshil 41-45, F 14 Responses Aug 5

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    Accepting things that I cannot change because it's part of moving on.
    becuuh becuuh 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 4

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    I broke up with my boyfriend and I feel like I am dying. Dramatic ? Maybe. But it's so hard not to go back even though I know I can't
    rlife88 rlife88 26-30, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Too true. The cop who just pulled you over. Your Boss after denying a much needed raise. Your 14 year old daughter who just told you she's pregnant.... Most people can read body...
    smokethis smokethis 51-55, M 1 Response Jul 30

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    I really am glad people can't read my thoughts. There are times that I get annoyed at the smallest thing. It's like the presence of people or having them talk to me bothers me...
    honestyreality honestyreality 22-25, F 4 Responses Jul 23

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    I'm glad people can't read my thoughts on my life. I'm also glad people can't read minds PERIOD
    seakissedjem seakissedjem 22-25, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    I really don't like that kind of people that try to be someone else in public it is just ridiculous why you pretend to be someone else ? So people can like you more? If it is like...
    cami13 cami13 22-25, F Aug 11

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    I'm so glade people can't read my thoughts because if they could I would be in some deep trouble! Like with that annoying blind guy that lives around the corner from me, the old...
    Christianboy17 Christianboy17 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    sometimes i focus my mind on this one thought: i know you can read my mind !!!! that way if anyone really can read my mind i will have trapped them.
    Marceline2000 Marceline2000 18-21, F 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    I am really glad people can't read my thoughts, if they could I'd probably be locked away.
    imjessiegee imjessiegee 16-17, F 4 Responses Jul 23

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    i would commit sucide if people can read my taughts like the things that goes trou my mind r so insane and diffrent from my action
    stella2b3 stella2b3 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 1

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    İf people can read my thoughts it makes my life easier. No more lies ladies!!
    fauxlady fauxlady 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    Yeah...wow... Thank goodness people can't read my thoughts. Especially women - they would probably think that all I think about is sex all the time.
    curvesleft curvesleft 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 13

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    One time I was on a bus sitting next to some guy from school, listening to music. The lyrics were going across the screen, but I'd kinda zoned out and forgot to point the screen...
    HorizonHeart HorizonHeart 13-15, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    I'm glad people can't read my thoughts bc I'd be in a phych ward for being so suicidal
    Trishfish19 Trishfish19 13-15, F 8 Responses 2 days ago

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    I'm not her type, and when i talk to her my heart breaks a little more, knowing i can't and never ever will have her
    futurediary futurediary 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 10

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    I was adopted been knowing it all my life I had the greatest adoptive family one could have they were an older couple and past away early on in my early adult hood .I also was...
    Sinabinette Sinabinette 46-50, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I've had a few good days keeping occupied, but every time I'm at home alone I can't stop thinking about what my ex and his new girlfriend might be doing. Every time my phones...
    iknowmykingdomawaits iknowmykingdomawaits 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 27

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    I met this women who was facilitating setting up a group for autistic adults... I have autism, I designed the leaflets and did most of the work in the group, she kept inviting me...
    Ameliaaaa Ameliaaaa 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 26

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    At the age of forty I am having a difficult time consistently telling the truth to the people I love the most in life. Although over the years I have improved on compulsive lying...
    MAXMAD18 MAXMAD18 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 5

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    In the past few years I've struggled with depression, anxiety, PTSD and an ednos, but I've pretty much won the battle. I was hospitalised for four months and I did a lot of healing...
    madmoodog madmoodog 13-15, F Aug 5

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    So there's this girl that I've known for just about a week. I met her at this party that was held by my best friends friend whom he met through Instagram. Now she was holding this...
    MartinIsInLove MartinIsInLove 16-17, M 6 Responses 6 days ago

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    It's hard to accept things you can't change. Being dealt a rotten hand of lemons in life is very hard to take. I guess I've become more of a seeker of ways to cope now more than...
    Mechnyte Mechnyte 36-40, M 3 Responses 3 days ago