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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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    Accepting the things I cannot change, does not mean that I like them. It means that I let go of the idea, that I am in control of other people. places or things, Or that I even...
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    Im transgendered im trying to accept it but people want me to not i cant change my feelings to please others take the time to read up about it i toke my time to read. Im not saying...
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    Actually, I believe that one person can change *your life. I don't think anyone can change it I'd you are life.
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    I think a chicken nugget can change your life too.
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    my therapist tells me to accept that I cant change this man. what does that mean-to accept how he is. I fear accepting that it means all possibilities of change is gone and I...
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    My life is changing because of 1 person. Most days are like a roller coaster with that many ups and downs. Talking for hours everyday I guess that'll happen. A person can change...
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    We grow older and perhaps even wiser but that wisdom just means we understand even more how much we can't change but somehow must accept. Our youthful selves tells us we can change...
    lllewyd lllewyd 56-60, F 1 Response Aug 27

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    Life is such a funny (sic) story, the best way to alter the things is go with the flow, if you can change them. Its true when you have parents, wife, kids and everyone showing...
    maskedmagic maskedmagic 31-35, M 3 days ago

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    The problem is that I believe I can change anything. How does one distinguish between the things one can influence, and those that are set in stone?
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    For that special someone you like, but yet broke your heart. It's amazing how just one text, can change how a person feel about someone One text leads to another and another...
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    I definite believe that someone can change your life for good or bad
    Gian422 Gian422 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    Explains me perfectly haha. I do think negatively about myself at least once everyday. It sucks ):
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    There are parts of my life I, like so many others, would love to change but can't for many reasons. I have always wanted to have a better relationship with my mother. I had hoped...
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