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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 4 Responses Jan 27, 2013

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    I cannot change the ignorance of others who don't understand illnesses that can not be seen.
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    I can't change people and the world we live on, which is a fact. I can only change myself and keep working on being a better loving human being. That's all I can do and learn to be...
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    Obviously people can change your life, like the president to America...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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    Oh, when people accuse you of "changing" as though you have done something wrong. Ask yourself why they feel the need to point it out? To help you? Or to serve themselves? Will you...
    SmashedUpSanity SmashedUpSanity 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 23

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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...
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    Don’t change because someone wants you to, change because you want to. If you have to change for someone then they aren’t worth it. The one that don’t want you to change...
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    3 months ago I had a abortion . At first when I found out I was pregnant I was happy because i never thought I could get pregnant . I am 23 years old I have my own apartment and my...
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    Feeling very vulnerable & emotional. Wishing I could rewind my life and focus on things from my last a little more. Beating myself up lately & feeling stuck....
    jfelty jfelty 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 24

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    Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind. You can't change anyone because everyone is different in there own way..
    dede9090 dede9090 16-17, F Apr 1

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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...
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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...
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    I was healthy and had a very active life and worked very long hours for the last 16 years until January of this year.. I fought for 10 months with my employer to keep employed...
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    She changed my life but it's like she doesn't wanna be apart of it anymore...
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    I've been through tough times and the best of them.. Every person has a story and mine is too long to tell. God gave me life on June 29,1993. Since I was 7 I knew the medical field...
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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.
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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...
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    Yeah...she can and then poof!
    JusBec JusBec 51-55, F 11 hrs ago

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