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Why do we try to change people

One of the hardest lessons we learn in life is that one can only change oneself. It is futile to try to change someone else to suit one’s needs. It is only one’s own ‘programming’ that can be changed because we control our own consciousness.

However much a friend, relative or colleague’s behaviour might frustrate us, we must learn to focus on what we value in them. The best way to change or influence positive changes in our loved ones is by being an example. Typically it is the ones we love the most whom we try to change. We tend to forget that perhaps we love these people because they are different from us; you know the old saying – “opposites attract”. Besides, there are positive and negative qualities in all people including ourselves and sometimes people who are different from us may help us realise and overcome our own negatives and vice versa. Read More →