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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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    Myself. Circumstances. I dont mind changing my ways. I am not one of those who says "If you you dont like the smell in the bakery, then then get out!". Or "Be who you are and say...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M Feb 14

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    How can you change something that isn't defined yet, such as future? Every action, even thought can change your whole life. As long as you make decisions, your future is as blank...
    arenxus arenxus 31-35, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    Accepting something I cannot change is accepting the fact that the person I love, has done things dangerous to his well being and our relationship. I cannot stop it, I cannot...
    SecretAngel6 SecretAngel6 26-30, F 5 Responses Feb 15

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    No amount of guilt can change the past and no amount of anxiety can change the future.
    KarenIsMyName KarenIsMyName 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 16

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    letting go of the mistakes from my past and keeping the lessons I learned. I can't change my mistakes, but I can change how I handle a situation next time.
    simplyafriend simplyafriend 41-45, F 5 Responses Feb 17

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    I am working very hard on not doing this. I seem to have this problem with getting stuck in the what if's. What if I did this different or what if I had said this, or what if I...
    Welllaugh Welllaugh 36-40, F Feb 24

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    Just give in, it's part of the serenity pledge. But I believe it should extend to everyone in every walk of life, Gods grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change...
    NightGambit NightGambit 31-35, M Feb 25

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    We can talk to each other by social media. We can change the way we approach many problems and we can create a world that is different from what has ever existed. There was a...
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M 3 Responses Feb 22

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    I am not perfect. nor would I want to be. I am naive to many negative things. But I am not cynical. I am a bit overweight, but I am not starving. I work a lot, but atleast I have...
    simplyafriend simplyafriend 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 22

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    never give up when life gets tough , if u choose to get up and focus what can be improve than you will succeed . patients and persistence always pays off. if u believe that you can...
    minniekoala minniekoala 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I love foooood. I cannot change that! I'm just not one of those girls who eat small portions of the healthiest food all the time! But that's okay, because that's what inspired me...
    IwillAlwaysBeMe IwillAlwaysBeMe 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Why is it that my abusive husband insists that the reason I left him is because I can't handle my responsibility? Are narcissistic people really that deranged in their thinking to...
    dramafever dramafever 36-40, F 8 Responses Feb 18

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    Trying to change my mind. Trying to invent a new me. Trying to shed the bad and gain the new and better version of myself. Trying to trust myself. Trying and seeking answers. Self...
    Anonymouscoast Anonymouscoast 22-25 3 days ago

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    My boyfriend cheated. We have been together now for 2 years and 2 months, however last year In May, he cheated on me. I was absolutely heartbroken, but this is what happened. So...
    DAHSIENEK DAHSIENEK 22-25, F 6 Responses 6 days ago

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    I've walked away from the woman I loved with such passion I didn't want to see the next day. I've buried my closest friend when I was 24 and wished I'd gone with her. I've made...
    notext notext 46-50, M 4 Responses Feb 10

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    I'm 21 and a college student. I want to die. I spent so much money that I can't survive the semester. It's ruined my mood because I can't find enough cash to get back what I lost...
    thegreatestidiot thegreatestidiot 18-21, M 5 Responses Feb 24

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    Out of my head out of my brain.I don't want your negative thoughts to poison me. You were just a pawn in this game of life. You failed to maneuver through the board. You didn't...
    AndrogynousBeauty AndrogynousBeauty 22-25 2 Responses a week ago

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    2 years ago I was lonely, in a job I despised, drinking all the time and just wanted to die. I had severe anxiety and major depression. So I prepared a bath and razor blade to...
    Debravity Debravity 36-40, M 2 Responses Feb 8

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    Today is an emotional roller coaster for me. I know that my marriage is over and my husband has agreed to go but I'm having problems understanding how someone can just give up on...
    Unsatisfiedwoman74 Unsatisfiedwoman74 36-40, F 4 Responses Feb 18

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    Sometimes i just feel all of the weight of the world's problems and i get so sad about it... There is an inconceivable amount of suffering in the world. But i try to be positive...
    peaceinmiles peaceinmiles 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 20

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    I don't really get the name of this group. I think only individual change can really change the world.
    Danceofhours Danceofhours 41-45, M 2 Responses Feb 22

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    Last July I started to break up with this guy, and in his twisted mind he thought raping me would bring me back. I got through it and months later I thought I could completely...
    Anon787 Anon787 22-25, F 7 Responses 3 days ago

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    LAST LETTER BEFORE HER DEATH Sitting here looking at the sky thinking It's really hard to pass a day without any text from you how I deal my life without U I am not blaming...
    romeowacco romeowacco 18-21, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    My name is Alyssa and I'm terrible at interviews. I have only been to two and several practices, yet I can't seem to get it riight. Everyone tells me to bs it and to pretend to be...
    alicefloe alicefloe 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 9

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    It is hard to accept change, to "let go" because we become attached to these things. We see them as our only source of happiness, or they give us security. Change is chaotic and...
    curiosi curiosi 51-55, F 6 Responses a week ago

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    I hate distance.. When I went to Italy I wish for love and adventure! I was lucky, I got them both during my stay! I fell completely in love with this guys, and he changed...
    tussilagos tussilagos 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 7

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    My life right at this moment is bad. I feel like my mom hates whatever I do. She always picks on me and doesn't let me go places. All the opportunities I had came and went away...
    alyssapin alyssapin 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 16

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    when you think you already did everything but still not enough, it felt that you just wanna die!
    KarenIsMyName KarenIsMyName 18-21, F Feb 21

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    I think u need to change the world one step at a time and that changing the life of one individual is more rewarding then just changing the lives of many
    willowA willowA 18-21, F Feb 22

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    I've always been an outcast. My upbringing and misfortune of being born into a life of poverty by an alcoholic mother didn't exactly help me to succeed in this world we find...
    Johnirish Johnirish 22-25, M 5 Responses Feb 23

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    I am determined to move on and forget about you, rather than you causing me misery. Every time I see you, hear your name, even see your friends I wanna disperse into a puddle of...
    blxnde blxnde 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    How to get over a Person who died, 20 years ago I had a boyfriend who was so great but my past experience scared me so to avoid getting hurt I broke it off then we reconnected...
    mznyc75 mznyc75 36-40, F 3 Responses Feb 15

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    My husband left me about 6 months ago and we were together for 15 years. I am still heartbroken and I'm scared that I will be alone for ever :( I don't think I'm ready to start...
    Hevvie2015 Hevvie2015 31-35, F 12 Responses Feb 16

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    Sometimes I wonder why everyone else in the world has it easier than me. I've grown up in relatively abject poverty surrounded by great amounts of wealthy people. I've never had...
    thegreatestidiot thegreatestidiot 18-21, M 2 Responses Feb 25

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    Sometimes in life there are many situations that bring us down, and all we need is someone to listen to us and gives us a word of encouragement, even a little prayer for that...
    Marlenyfl83 Marlenyfl83 26-30, F Feb 8

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    I met my girlfriend six months ago and asked her out at that she said she has a hard time moving on from her ex and that it has been 2 years since they broke up and she doesn't...
    pranoy1989 pranoy1989 22-25, M 4 Responses Feb 24

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    I can't seem too find my way,I think this is the part when I just deal with what can't be fix (hunker down it should be fun) I feel defeated
    Rain0069 Rain0069 26-30, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    Im a girl Loving a man who cant Love me back ),: im a chiLdish super friendLy cute Lovely girL uggh im sweet im asking if whats wrong with ME ? why he cant LOVE me Like do why he...
    crazytwentytwo crazytwentytwo 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    When do you know something can't change? How do you know you're not a quitter and you did everything?
    alyssaliv alyssaliv 18-21, F 6 Responses Feb 18

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    We've all done what we've done and had happen to us what has happened to us. None of us can do a thing about what was. We only have power over what is. We choose how we treat...
    curiousinomaha3 curiousinomaha3 51-55, M 2 Responses Feb 23

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