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I Think I Can Change Myself And Others

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    I think people do have the ability to change both, themselves and others. Many people feel that cannot change others. At least that's what I see here on EP. It could be we are talking about different things. For example, I have changed my husband in many ways, but is he what I...
    soulrunher soulrunher 41-45, F 3 Responses Jan 27, 2013

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    As much as I know this is true. It still is a "Easier said than done thing." I know it is other people in this world that could agree that sometimes you can realize something like...
    Babeondwy Babeondwy 41-45, F 2 Responses May 14

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    There are limits on what we can effect both for ourselves and for others as much as those things we could and ought be prepared to change for ourselves not least for me aspects of...
    Joanne0chan Joanne0chan 31-35, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    My life story by me and fou y'all. I grew up a sad crying baby,i was clumsy all the time. I drove a barney car into a glass case then got bit by a big dog. I was bullied at school...
    mgosset2 mgosset2 22-25, M 2 Responses Apr 26

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    I don't think it takes one person to change my life. I think the only person who can change my life is myself however I do believe someone else can enhance it or make it even...
    LUzunov LUzunov 18-21, F May 1

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    God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change the strength to change the things I can and the wisdom to know the difference
    Joeyswiffey4life Joeyswiffey4life 26-30, F 4 Responses May 11

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    eventhough it breaks my heart and also mind, i have to accept things i cant change but i need a little time and i have to hear God's voice to heal me inside
    mspokwang mspokwang 36-40, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I recently ended a brief relationship with a young girl. That was my problem, I dated a girl when I needed a woman. Need is not really the word I should be using but for now it...
    PoutingEnigma PoutingEnigma 26-30, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    Over this past year I've changed.The truth is I can hardly recognise myself,I'm almost a completely different person from before.I'm not really sure what triggered this change,it...
    MeAndMySelf98 MeAndMySelf98 16-17, M May 10

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    This is probably going to be a bit long-winded and hard to explain, but here goes. I know that a lot of people may judge me and think 'well she's only 13-15 what does she know, she...
    ViperaStellaris ViperaStellaris 13-15, F 2 Responses May 15

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    the past was my yeasterday , i can't remember things , nor these things are important to me . when ever some one asks me " what's your story ?" i stay for a while searching for a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 16

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    I start my day with a lovely breakfast. Then I do work like a crazy being. Perhaps, I'd love to sketch. I'd rather not reveal the other side of me. I live a double life. A life...
    altasiandera altasiandera 36-40, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I was asked once what would I change in my life if I had such chance ? I thought hard about it and the only things that I found was avoiding hurting people and thanking to those...
    laughingsoul laughingsoul 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 27

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    I'm trying to accept a lot of things right now. I try to accept the fact that my uncle died, that I can't change the past, and that I am too damn nice to people. I act as if I am...
    MichaelEgitto MichaelEgitto 13-15, M 1 Response May 7

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    As much I find myself reading the previous chapter now and again , don't mean I want to wear the IDIOTS badge again. I take a look only to remind me how far I have come.
    Pand0rasCharm Pand0rasCharm 70+, F 3 Responses May 12

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    I whole heartedly believe people do not change . There may be times when people convince themselves they have changed . Deep down they are still the same person . People are who...
    chernobylplayground chernobylplayground 36-40, F 2 Responses May 8

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    Overnight the world in the UK ended and I am really frightened by it. This morning I was angry. I am not supposed to be political. I couldn't hold back. I erupted all over...
    grommit3 grommit3 36-40, F 12 Responses May 8

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    Swimming downwards Facing the depth of darkness There is no light in my heart There is no radiance above me So I dive, deeper into the sea Where your eyes, are awaiting...
    Ymfas Ymfas 26-30, M May 10

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    I know that you are in control of your life and your experiences but some times you meet that one person that flips everything upside down. You begin to question things that were...
    Tenthusiast26 Tenthusiast26 22-25, F 1 Response May 1

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    ^^^^ This phrase right here is so valuable ! I don't care if you've had a bad childhood,or a bad couple weeks or a bad year, THAT'S BEHIND YOU ! And now that you uselessly spent...
    MeAndMySelf98 MeAndMySelf98 16-17, M 1 Response May 13

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    It's funny how some people can see ALL the FAULT in YOU and NOT themselves....
    endlessl0ve endlessl0ve 26-30, F 2 Responses May 14

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    It's not even so much about them as it is myself. i capture their energy and with a smile I thank them. it reminds people its not all war and blood and guts and crime and dope and...
    ToriMick ToriMick 36-40, F 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    Everyone says that you should be aware if you have a problem, then you should just fix it, it's not always that simple. Because of my lying I have hurt someone who means the world...
    karmaismygod00 karmaismygod00 22-25, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I once heard these words in a movie and it stuck with me. I learned then that its easier to accept that mistakes do happen... that we learn from it, look back and call it...
    KrisKrosSk8 KrisKrosSk8 26-30, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    i want to complete my study,, but i can't here cause I'm Syrian ,, what's the solution?? I'm worrying about my future!
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 28

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    I think I've accepted my mental illnesses by now. It's been years and I've had no help but I think I'm okay.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 4

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    Deep down I know that people would change when they're in a relationship. But what hurt me more was the fact that my bestie (slowly) change. I mean, I know that there's a...
    Imaclosetbookworm Imaclosetbookworm 18-21, F 1 Response May 5

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    stuck in problems and there is no one to help or even support me emotionally studies are going super bad cant understand a thing from syllabus... then pressure of teachers and...
    loveiseverything18 loveiseverything18 18-21, F 3 Responses May 6

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    I love to smile and have an opportunity to change someone's day for the better because I smiled and said a few kind words to them. This has happened when I was having a less then...
    femalewithredhair femalewithredhair 31-35, F 3 Responses May 9

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    the past is: a long lost friend, a heart break, an experience, an enemy and a memory they will always follow you, even though you'd feel them getting further and further behind...
    mmx3 mmx3 22-25, F 4 Responses May 13

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    last Friday, my wife sent me an email telling me she doesn't want to be married to me anymore. we have to live together for another week at least, until i can get a place. she was...
    nickpreston nickpreston 41-45, M 10 Responses May 15

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    There are people i can't save and things i can't change if they ask me for help i know i'm gonna be dropped. It's just apart of my life i help someone learn and understand but no...
    DriftingLeaf DriftingLeaf 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I haven't find someone who will change my life I need to get one
    Tracy80 Tracy80 22-25 1 Response Apr 30

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    When my girlfriend sends me pictures of herself I feel weird. I love her so much, but I don't think I'm sexually attracted to her anymore. It's frustrating and sad and just a total...
    25tolyfe 25tolyfe 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 30

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    That my life will get better for the best and not the worst! Wish I could change everything around me, but some reason I know I can't!
    G3ORGI4P34CH G3ORGI4P34CH 31-35, F May 11

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    it's hard to accept and you just feel weak , like in some point of life these things are going to change
    linadabaghie linadabaghie 13-15, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I really want you out of my head, I want you in front of me, better yet in my bed. you've teased and tricked me long enough, to the point of insanity, yet something is stopping you...
    TheBlindVendetta TheBlindVendetta 22-25, M 4 Responses May 7

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    I know things won't be the same between us, but can't we still be friends?....how long will I have to wait to hear from you again?....why can't I go back in time....
    MericaMan MericaMan 16-17, M 1 Response May 9

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    i'm soooo soooo happy today ..spencer thank's for every thing ..i can't describe my hapiness ..like i left minutes in parodise today *-*
    salmax99 salmax99 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 30

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    my husband has a child with a horrible human being. she abandoned her child about a year of me being around. lately shes been popping in and out causing the child to act in...
    tiredofit86 tiredofit86 26-30, F 7 Responses Apr 30

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    I lost my dad to pancreatic cancer 2 hours before my son was born.
    invisible1971 invisible1971 41-45, F 16 Responses May 8