The Paradoxical Theory of Change

The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am, then I can change.             ~ Carl Rogers

Try that quote on for size and see how it fits for you. Does this seem right? How can this be? What does he mean by “accept?” How can I accept my shortcomings, dysfunctions, etc.? If I accept them, then why change? But I want to change!!

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