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Is acceptance from others important to you?

  1. Ruchi Urvashi profile image76
    Ruchi Urvashiposted 6 years ago

    Is acceptance from others important to you?

  2. Smart is Good profile image60
    Smart is Goodposted 6 years ago

    No, I don't have to prove anything to anyone. I won't change myself for others to like me, being accepted is not as important as staying true to myself. It sounds easy, but it takes a lot of balls. I'm a girl but sure as hell I have huge balls to do what I do and don't give a tiny rat's ass about what others think about me.

  3. noturningback profile image78
    noturningbackposted 6 years ago

    More important to myself is being made to feel included; not all of who I am will be accepted, I am different and I am glad and celebrate that difference. All of us are different and God made us that way to enjoy those differences. ?

  4. Just Ask Susan profile image90
    Just Ask Susanposted 6 years ago

    Up until about ten years ago I would have answered this question with a YES. Now I have to answer it with .... Not everyone is going to accept me for who I am and that's okay with me. Just as there are some people that I don't care to accept due to various reasons. It used to drive me crazy to know someone did not like me. I suppose it's because I was always trying to please everyone and not thinking of myself.

  5. fit2day profile image75
    fit2dayposted 6 years ago

    Acceptance from others matters a little less to me now that I'm older. I guess I could say that I'm content in who I am, but at the same time I like for others to find value in what I say, where as when I was younger, my physical appearance was more important.

  6. Faceless39 profile image94
    Faceless39posted 6 years ago

    It depends who it is.  In one way, of course I want to be accepted for who I am by those I love and care about.  On the other hand though, as I get older I care less about the passing stranger's thoughts of me.  I could not care less what random people think of me these days!

  7. Sunshine625 profile image93
    Sunshine625posted 6 years ago

    It used to be, but not any more. I am who I am. Take it or leave it. Very good question!

  8. Born2care2001 profile image73
    Born2care2001posted 6 years ago

    This is a terrific question! I wonder what the answers tell you? I too, do not think acceptance is as important as it once was. That, I believe comes with personal maturity. It really is about the self, how we feel about ourselves. It's about being comfortable and accepting we are. So, I have found that others are more accepting of me as I grow to accept myself more. It's a wonderful benefit of just being who I am!

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    Princess Pittposted 6 years ago

    Ofcourse, but most important is accept readily just in case they wont accept you.

  10. bharmoriat profile image38
    bharmoriatposted 6 years ago

    i would like to say NO. but all of us know that we give way and yield to what people have to think. we dress up a certain way ( if not then we do dress up), speak a certain way , behave in a certain manner, think in confirmation to societal norms and earn and spend and do stuff , in accordance to what is acceptable. so we do care, normally. but,  there are times when we rebel and walk out of the normal trend, but we still are ARROGANT or ANGRY or OFF about the non acceptance part , because we care, we want to be accepted and when we are not , we get angry, or try to act indifferent.
    a person who actually doesn't care, would be a person , who wouldn't even notice, that he is not accepted. by being unaware of his inacceptance he, prooves that  HE himself has acccepted himself, and can't see what is inacceptable, in him.

  11. profile image50
    michelegoldsteinposted 6 years ago

    I totally agree with Just Ask Susan! I've learned to accept myself and that is way more important. So, my answer is a resounding NO!

  12. Dave Mathews profile image60
    Dave Mathewsposted 6 years ago

    NO! definitely not. I am me, like me or not. What you see is what you get today and always.