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Sparx
10-03-2007, 05:35 PM
I overheard someone say that today. it struck a chord with me. opinions?

TwistyMisty
10-03-2007, 05:37 PM
I don't understand..
Does it mean..
Like a little kid 10 years a go was imature, and now he has grown up to be a polite and *nonrude* person?

Sparx
10-03-2007, 05:39 PM
i believe the context that she was saying it in is like the phrase "once a cheater, always a cheater" something like that?

::Snow_White::
10-03-2007, 05:39 PM
People are always changing. IMO.

TwistyMisty
10-03-2007, 05:40 PM
i believe the context that she was saying it in is like the phrase "once a cheater, always a cheater" something like that?
I agree with Snow White.

Damhsa04
10-03-2007, 05:40 PM
The person who said that sounds like they said that people can't change. They didn't give an option. Like people do change and most likely will change in their life. Humans are not incapable of changing. That quote kind of irks me too.


OT: Shelby, in your sig is the quote in the bottom supposed to say "loose" or "lose"?

Sparx
10-03-2007, 05:42 PM
The person who said that sounds like they said that people can't change. They didn't give an option. Like people do change and most likely will change in their life. Humans are not incapable of changing. That quote kind of irks me too.


OT: Shelby, in your sig is the quote in the bottom supposed to say "loose" or "lose"?

it says "lose" doesn't it?:confused3

DramaQueen
10-03-2007, 05:59 PM
I know from personal expirience that people DO "just change" at the drop of a hat.

It depends on situations and expiriences and things that happen.

I have recently took a change for the worse I think, because I've been thrown into a new situation that I'm not used to.
I'm not the same girl I used to be.

Or maybe this isn't a permenant change, maybe it's just a temporary funk.
But I know that I've changed.

It REALLY all depends on context and situations. People change as they grow, and their lives change, thier personalities will change.
Sometimes it's more of a gradual change, but I even notice in myself a change that happened very suddenly.

So my opinion is that, yes, people DO just change.
A cheater, can reform their ways depending on the person they are dealing with. If they truly love someone, they WILL change. As they grow older they will change and as their lives and situations change, they will change.

crazytp93
10-03-2007, 06:21 PM
I overheard someone say that today. it struck a chord with me. opinions?

it is SO true. I mean some people will change, but for the worst. I never want to change :) i mean change to the bad side lol.

TinkerTracy
10-03-2007, 06:31 PM
Yup I believe that. People might temporarily alter their behavior, but in the end...you're always the same.

Babyjustrun
10-03-2007, 07:27 PM
People change often.
We were discussing this in PD (personal development) yesterday.
Most of it has to do with developing maturity, and new responsibilities.
When my teacher was young, he was a social kid who hated to do work, and only worked when he was passsionate about something. When the responsibility of University came, he became very work oriented (sp), and it changed when he got married, and changed when he had his first son.

Change, usually comes because something changed in your life, something that either made you change, or want to change.

Pirate Me
10-03-2007, 07:30 PM
If the person really wants to change, they definitely can for the better.

meeshheartsdisney217
10-03-2007, 07:47 PM
you can't change.
once a cheater always a cheater.

you can restrain yourself. yes.

but once a cheater, will always be a cheater

i agree with T.Tracy.

PowerMonkey
10-03-2007, 07:54 PM
i dont beleive in that at all... i know ive changed a lot over the past year... my environment changed... my situation changed.. my priorities changed.. and as a result, i changed myself.... but im not sure for the better or worst

like they always say... you become what you surround yourself with.... im a high believer of that phrase

CheerExtreme
10-03-2007, 09:39 PM
Anybody can change. If somebody does drugs and quits they are still not a drug addict. They are a formal drug-addict. You can change. This is what you call... STEROTYPING.

Padrepride
10-04-2007, 12:55 AM
Well, my band teacher once told me, that once you have a habit, you can't break it, but you have to make a good habit to replace that bad habit. That has helpped me through life.

My Own Little Corner
10-04-2007, 09:19 AM
People are consently changing day by day. Everything that goes on in their lives each day influences their decisions and makes people re-think choices each day.

I'm a Divaaaaa
10-04-2007, 12:17 PM
Deep down if a person wants to change, they will. If they don't then they wont. It can't be a half-hearted thing.

Disney.Ears
10-04-2007, 03:20 PM
I guess people can changing phisically (sp?) and socially.

Like everyone goes through changes...so they do change.
And then sometimes for the wrong reasons people might change socially. They might want to be "cool" so they leave their friends and become something they're not, so those people change for the wrong reasons.

Then there are the people who make life changes. Like they're a drug or alcohol addict and they change their life for the better. Those people change to make their life healthier and happier.

People make changes all the time.

XxCuriosityxX<3
10-04-2007, 04:35 PM
I think some people can change but others can't because they end up right where they were before.
I was listening to Misery Business and when it says "Second chances never matter people never change." It struck me that its a sad reality.

bugabri
10-04-2007, 06:27 PM
i truly belive people can change their ways if they can recognize some of their most fatal flaws. I can relate greatly to this. I now know that life is to short to treat people the way i use to and its no use to stay angry and someone and hold a grudge against them until the end of time. And i absolutely hate how people are so judgemental these days. It kills me that people know nothing about the other person that they dont like and give them a label i wouldnt want to have a label it just makes you think and wonder if others think of you this way or label you something that your not or think your not

AngienLuLu
10-04-2007, 06:33 PM
Wrong. Very, very wrong. :sad2:

xo juicy splash
10-04-2007, 06:36 PM
"People change and things go wrong, but just remember that life goes on."
^One of the many quotes I live by. :]

Yes people change, I think its because they are insecure.

3mtn-kate
10-04-2007, 06:38 PM
I think that change is relative. I mean i feel like I've changed so much since i was, say, 10. I've gotten so much stronger and felt so much better about myself since then, but it's all just who you think you are. And part who you want to be. Or maybe sometimes you just change to feel better about yourself. Any way you think about it you HAVE changed just be getting older, by learning more about yourself and others, and adapting to your surroundings. It's just who you are.:hippie: :thumbsup2 :love: