King Rat (gkr) wrote,
King Rat

You can't change other people

I'd just like to remind everyone that the only person anyone has direct control over is themselves. One can change only themselves. Changing other people is only possible indirectly, through using influence. That often fails, and almost never happens quickly.

I look for the things I can change about myself to adapt to other people's misbehavior, rather than looking to change their misbehavior.

And no, this isn't been prompted by anyone who I know reads this journal.


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