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Better Your Life (Collection) by John Maketa, Heather Ishikawa, Russ Hall, Stewart Emery, Judy Chartrand, Richard Paul, Linda Elder

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Day Twenty-Three. Don’t Be a Blamer

Some people spend a lot of time finding fault in and blaming others. And it is natural for people to blame others for their shortcomings. It is unnatural for people to take full responsibility for their actions. For instance, it is common for people to routinely blame one another in marriage (“You did this!” “But you did that first!”). This tendency comes from, among other things, taking one another for granted. People also frequently blame their parents for their irrational behavior. The simple fact is that few people survive childhood without emotional scars. All parents make mistakes. Some make significant mistakes, leading to emotional scars for their children. As a developing thinker, take responsibility ...

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