Ther Changing Analysis

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“When we are no longer able to change a situation - we are challenged to change ourselves”( Viktor E. Frankl). Change is required through out the process of life. Some good and some bad, however, the change itself depends on the situation and how you approach it. A second mom sounded ridiculous at the age of 9, my parents had been divorced for 5 years and I knew only of the women he would bring home from time to time. Elizabeth was exactly my father’s type: young, skinny, blonde, gorgeous, and loved classic rock music. She had a great sense of humor and always had a smile on her face. I was skeptical of this woman and many questions purposed in my mind. For the sake of everyones well-being I should have stayed suspicious for that woman was nothing but the downfall of our family. Losing this new addition to my family so quickly, was the last thing that I had expected to occur. My dad was lonely for so long and finally this woman came along and sparked something inside him. Suddenly he had a smile on his face daily, his mood brightened intensely, this was strange. I had never seen such true happiness and love from this man. …show more content…
The way change is embraced is what makes or breaks the life occupied. Accepting that change and forcing it to sculpt you into a better person will allow a new approach. One that includes becoming something you have always wanted to be. I let the death of my love for Liz overtake me but once I embraced the change I allowed myself to mature and move on. I took control of my life and advanced emotionally and intellectually. Everything I have experienced allows me to be certain that I will become something because I improved and allowed myself to grow. From the words of the great Carl Jung, “We cannot change anything until we accept it. Condemnation does not liberate, it oppresses.” Accepting change is what made me the young man I am

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