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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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    For two years I have lived in a sexless marriage. For two years I've made excuses in my head for the way he acted. It all ended today. I'm 45 and he was my high school sweetheart...
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    I find myself always smiling. feel people look at me like u OK.
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    Smiling for someone is sweet. But making others smile is the best feeling. Remember the quote, a smile is a curve that sets everything straight. So, don't forget to smile.
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    I had a big happily growing family me, my sister my brother,my parents . Things of changed a lot these past years my parents broke up I wouldn't say it's my dad's fault because my...
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    today I think I made the biggest mistake of my life apologizing to my older brother. about 3months ago I was applying for a scholarship to fund my tuition and needed a reference...
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    Fallen further than I thought possible only to bring myself out of the abyss, the shattered pieces of myself molded into something quite different than before.
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    When you try to do right by people and yourself the evil always get in the way. Its crazy how people like to stay the way they are and dont want to change. I sit and wonder how is...
    ladylare ladylare 31-35, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    You gotta love triggers, the little things that set it all off and leave you thinking of a situation or person when you'd rather not be.I saw something this morning that made...
    Littlemisssomebody Littlemisssomebody 31-35, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    Somehow there is something unresolved and it all is getting back to me now. I had no idea yesterday why I was so much hurt and in pain to see him or hear his voice. I guess it is...
    StrongWoman9 StrongWoman9 26-30, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    Not something I like about myself, but until certain things in my life change, I'll constantly think about them, bemoan the situation etc.
    usernameinneed usernameinneed 26-30, M Aug 19

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    it is hard sometimes...cuz if I could change the world, you would be the sunlight in my universe, n u wood think our love was really something good....eric clapton what happens...
    craigslist504 craigslist504 36-40 1 Response Aug 18

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    the only constant thing about life is 'change'.. stop complaining and accept the change no matter how hard it is to accept.. be happy that you once used to a part of his/her life...
    amazingmoment90 amazingmoment90 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    Ive met people in Army or in life that have changed my life. Its the things you take from them the good things things you want or desire to emulate in yourself. We all are...
    Averageguy41011 Averageguy41011 41-45, M 2 Responses Aug 17

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    I want to be free. I want to be happy. I wanna change everything in my life, and i will. I know that, and that's what keeps me alive, cause I WILL. I'm gonna back to school next...
    GIRLpower21 GIRLpower21 22-25, F 5 Responses Aug 17

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    Especially about myself. And then to learn to love those things and myself.
    YoMamaT YoMamaT 46-50, F 5 Responses Aug 17

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    Sometimes life gets to the point where you can't even trust actions no more and that **** bothers me
    PrettyFknDope PrettyFknDope 26-30, F Aug 16

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    So here it is, time to finally sever that cord. Be my own person, no more of these lies about 'friendship' or that you want me. I shouldn't have to wait around for you to get back...
    SpankPrincess SpankPrincess 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 15

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    I tell myself every day bt this doesn't brings any changes.... coz I hate stuggle!
    gaziraisa gaziraisa 13-15, F Aug 14

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    I know it does. That's why I try my best to smile or encourage others.
    RealmRunner RealmRunner 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 13

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    When I first found EP I was extremely honest with some of my experiences that I wrote about. I wasn't proud of what I had written and I hoped EP would be a place to vent and find...
    abbydallas abbydallas 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 12

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    I believe smiling at someone can change their and your day. when you smile at someone you are acknowledging them which; most of the time, makes them smile back!
    BestMe3 BestMe3 36-40, F 6 Responses Aug 12

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    Each and every day, I'm a working progress. I know that the past is the past but somethings I just can't get over. The fact that I actually wasted my time to let others control my...
    WeirdOtaku WeirdOtaku 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 11

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    Gerard Way sure as hell changed mine. I've become so much more of a better person. Same with Lindsey Way. And countless others.
    aliadele aliadele 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 9

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    I came to understood the inevitability of a situation to which I have to force myself to understand. It's fine, so far.
    shimiecarlos21 shimiecarlos21 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 8

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    I want to change myself emotionally but I don't know where to start...
    frxitbat frxitbat 13-15, F Aug 7

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    I sometimes think what my aunt told me about how people can not change. Maybe she wasn't putting into words that she was trying to tell me but regardless what her point was, I...
    Xemplefied Xemplefied 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 7

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    It's about my mom's death news when i got it. I love my mom alot and i will love her forever. I miss you mummy!! It was 1:30am i was trying to sleep, had some fight with my girl...
    Aditya779 Aditya779 22-25, M 3 Responses Aug 6

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    As the prayer says... God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, The courage to change the things I can, And the wisdom to know...
    nunos nunos 51-55, M 6 Responses Aug 6

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    I used to think this, but life screwed me around even more when I was trying to improve. I want to believe the past is the past and it doesn't define your future, but sadly it...
    usernameinneed usernameinneed 26-30, M Aug 6

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    Well, it means that i will change some features in myself that have been the main causes of my problems and hurting! first of them is to stop being caring about mostly everyone...
    EliasMOP EliasMOP 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 6

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    I felt so hurt after dismissing him, after all I hadn't talked to him in a whole month. I'm still attached for some odd reason. it's tough. But as I said before, not this time. I...
    newgurlxo newgurlxo 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 5

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    had an 8 year relationship, she was on birth control but stopped taking it to her pregnant on purpose because she was jealous I had a son from a previous relationship. I tried to...
    needbetter needbetter 31-35, M 8 Responses Aug 5

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    So i feel angry and insecure and jealous and bitter all at the same time. I'm a pretty girl. Sometimes i look hot. Depends on what i wear. My bf doesn't do public displays of...
    lovehappinessmusic lovehappinessmusic 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 4

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    Suddenly I feel like it is time to start something new ..something would make good change ..I trust the magic of beginnings.
    Noha4 Noha4 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 4

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    i want to delete my Facebook profile. i don't think it's an accurate representation of me at all...and my sister just made me publicly delete a photo of her because it was...
    saravonpein saravonpein 36-40, F 3 Responses Aug 4

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    I'm currently struggling with who I was and who I want to be , everyday I think about who am I what I want to be what's my purpose and I find myself battling my own thoughts I even...
    Yariilondon Yariilondon 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 4

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    Few years back when this lady i prefer calling " kaye"( not her real name) was still working for us, I would always love mentioning her name on my diary. Not because i was fond of...
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    I honestly wish you would help me make this better. I wish you would make me understand. I wish you would make me see your true sorrow. A sorrow that runs so deep with regret that...
    Sobp Sobp 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    In my past I was seeing a man who already had a girlfriend. In other words I was "The other woman" I was young , stupid , naive and inlove. I trusted this man. I spent THREE years...
    xBambi xBambi 22-25, F Aug 2

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    when I was in juvenile detention and in the system. I was told that I didn't care, I didn't want to change, that I was not willing to do the work. they said I would go to prison...
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