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Why Listen?

We were not designed to fit into the character that society develops for us based on their assumptions.
It's insanely easy to forget this. We find ourselves feeling pressure to meet the expectations of those around us. We fall into habits that we are either proud of, or more commonly, ashamed of. But we feel so discouraged to break those habits because we hear what people think of us, what they say about us, and what they expect of us because of the choices that we've made. When people lower their opinions of us, we lower our own judgement of ourselves as well. We fall so far into the pattern of making the wrong choices to please the wrong people because we don't see the point in doing the right thing anymore. "Everyone thinks I'm going to _______, so why not do it anyways?" We think that they're going to call us a hypocrite for changing our patterns, we think that they won't want us around anymore if we change, or sometimes we don't believe in o…