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I Know People Can Change

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

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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...
    Meyrinfields Meyrinfields 16-17, F Feb 3

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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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    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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    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...
    giggles4488 giggles4488 56-60, F 11 Responses Jun 17, 2010

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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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 24, 2013

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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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    Obviously people can change your life, like the president to America...
    CalumWilliamson123 CalumWilliamson123 13-15, M Apr 4

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    I'm not writing this to speak of myself ,I've done that already in my storys & confessions here I want people here to read this to know that life can change for the better...
    bob350 bob350 56-60, M 1 Response Mar 23

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 7

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    Trying to accept the things that we can change, the courage to change the things we can and the wisdom to know the difference comes form Accepting Reality as it is in the current...
    mlcockrell mlcockrell 36-40, M Apr 7

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    yeah sure do believe in it as nothin can change my past but the future sure is in my own hands!
    romell romell 36-40, M 5 Responses Mar 15

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    Why worry about that which you can no longer change, the way I see it is if you can change it then try to accept it pointless hate accomplishes nothing. If something is in your way...
    shaunrain shaunrain 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 28

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    Actually, I know they can. One person has had too much power over my life for 10 years. Only the Lord knows how much better my life would be. I know for a fact, I would probably be...
    rathernotsay12 rathernotsay12 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    I cannot change the ignorance of others who don't understand illnesses that can not be seen.
    LivingwithPOTS20 LivingwithPOTS20 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    "I hope they cannot see the limitless potential, living inside of me, to murder everything. I hope they cannot see; I am the great destroyer." - Trent Reznor (The Great Destroyer...
    Lullacus Lullacus 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I am very glad that people can't read my thoughts. Some of my thoughts scare me sometimes, but the thought of someone else knowing and reading my thoughts, well that is not even...
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    If they could, they'd be like.....O_O Of course, I'm sure everyone has had thoughts where they were like, "Man, I'm so glad people can't read my mind right now." Lol. :P
    Whoami30 Whoami30 26-30, M Mar 23

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    How do you know they can't??!! Hmmmm
    StellaNoir StellaNoir 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 28

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    I went to ask for help from the witness advocate. the woman told me that you can not trust people from east india. to be clear she said they are the Anti Christ.. she said I...
    FreeThinker2 FreeThinker2 46-50 a week ago

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    Oh I don't just believe it. I take it as a fact of life that when you come into contact with people who are smiling, and seem to be genuinely pleased with whatever is making them...
    SShawnO SShawnO 41-45, M 4 Responses Apr 4

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    Right now I have no clue what to do anymore. I feel so lost and alone. A few weeks ago I met this amazing guy during the worst time. I am in the process of getting a divorce and my...
    lostnunsure lostnunsure 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 16

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    I've been married for 11 months - we dated for 8 months before getting married... Dumb, I now know. Well through all this time to the point we are now, there has been over a year...
    childlessstepmom childlessstepmom 22-25, F 8 Responses Apr 4

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    It's been 6 weeks without alcohol and I finally feel alive! I've accomplished so many things and have become ambitious about life, I'm travelling Europe in June, finishing the...
    Ellyse47 Ellyse47 22-25 2 Responses Mar 16

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    After my totally break down last week, i am trying to dust my self from the past. Yea i am aware i can not change the past, although at some times i wish i had not known him at...
    flyingviking flyingviking 36-40, F 8 Responses Mar 18

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    I wouldn't change my past but I know I am working towards a better future. I know I will get knocked down sometimes but I will get back up and keep moving forward.
    bzylady bzylady 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    I work for a large company in a huge department (400-500 people in just my half of the wing on 1 floor). I always try to smile and say hello to everyone I see. This past week a few...
    ItsTimeForChange ItsTimeForChange 26-30, M Apr 4

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    My past was misspent. I was a bad boy who did time but eventually got wise. Now on parole, I see the limitations my prior mistakes place upon me. Robbery was my thing but I really...
    malice1960 malice1960 51-55, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    I am in a abusive relationship but I know that with the hard work I am doing to become independent I will be able to be happy again the present will be the past in less than I know...
    adela75 adela75 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 15

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    I do.. Believe It or not someone very unexpected did. She was my high school English teacher, and I'm not exaggerating when I say she saved my life, she literally grabbed me off...
    extraordinary97 extraordinary97 16-17, F Mar 25

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    I wouldn't change a thing about my past. It bought me to be a mother of a wonderful daughter! It black topped who iam today some things I shouldn't of done. But those things made...
    Lynn0617 Lynn0617 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 19

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    my love said me....................she want me to stop my love my care my dreams of being along with her,she feel she cant stay along with me as the people wil blame her and point...
    vegeta420 vegeta420 22-25, M Mar 23

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    I wrote this as a response to a 17 year old male who'd just lost a girl and was suicidally depressed. I realized by the end that I was actually writing a letter to a younger me...
    Woody6 Woody6 41-45, M 3 Responses Mar 28

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    my past was a horrible road trip but I hope the future will change everything...
    SweetAlone13 SweetAlone13 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    I believe that everyone comes into your life for a reason and that one person can indeed turn your entire life around. I have encountered problems in my life that shattered my...
    MINIONPOP MINIONPOP 16-17 1 Response Mar 28

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    I smile all the time it's become habit. I smile at tones of people. Sometimes women look back like I'm a creeper but that's ok I'm just happy
    Readytorun567 Readytorun567 26-30, M 2 Responses Apr 4

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    i cant figure out how to change my status on ep since they updated the program and layout. can some one please tell me what i have to do to update my statue? this is becoming vary...
    jillianlarson2011 jillianlarson2011 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    This was the worst time in my life and I was just a freshman!!! I took weeks to just think about it. I was so hurt by it all. I was surrounded by lots of negativity. Bryanna really...
    Shauntreece Shauntreece 16-17, F Apr 1

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    If you know me you'll know that I smile at EVERYONE. Every single person I see I smile at them and it really really really makes my day to see them smile back. Then there are those...
    Jahhh Jahhh 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    Its amazing how much someone can really mean to you from talking for awhile then seeing eachother in person the feeling that you get is something you never want to lose... Knowing...
    InsecureTiana InsecureTiana 13-15, F Mar 22

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    She changed my life but it's like she doesn't wanna be apart of it anymore...
    daltondane99 daltondane99 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 23

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    If people could read my thoughts I bet very few people would dare talk to me anymore. I got from my mothers side that we think very meanly or sarcastically but unlike my mother I...
    Konalover0210 Konalover0210 16-17, F Mar 31

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    Your* whole life, gosh...hoW hard can it be?
    Jennyboii Jennyboii 18-21, F Mar 15

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    If we no longer analyze how we feel and just take that leap of faith, can you imagine the deep relationship one would have~
    kittyluv78 kittyluv78 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 16

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    Yeah, one person can make you see things differently. like how worthwhile and beautiful life is.
    shurei shurei 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 16

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    YoungerClaire YoungerClaire 26-30, F Mar 16

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    I'm starting therapy sessions and I hope my therapist can help me relieve my stress and issues.
    skitbrownie skitbrownie 13-15, F Mar 21

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    Contrary to what we have been taught through history and bibles, I believe we can be self-sufficient and don't need to be married or co-depend on another being to survive. People...
    Close2You Close2You 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 6

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    My Mom loves my sister more than me. She treats her better and gives her more. The only thing I can do to make her happy is to have good grades and to clean the house. I'm just her...
    lunamoon2435 lunamoon2435 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    i cant express this enough. theres this idea of me that people like a lot. i would like that person too. but like no one really knows what im like. even my closest friends, its...
    bongripper1 bongripper1 18-21, F 3 days ago