The key to accepting others for who they are is to dismantle one’s own ego..
Humans are judgmental creatures by nature. We often feel like we need to have an opinion on anything that stokes the smallest flame of our emotion, and when we get emotional, we often tend to stop thinking clearly..
How many times have you made a bad decision while you were feeling emotional about a situation? Probably more than once!
There is something powerful in making a connection with a person who accepts you as you are and that you accept as they are..
And those that want to change the opinions of others often do a terrible job of convincing without insulting or offending..
And you know what? It may be the case that the person trying to do the convincing is wrong. Or, more likely, that there is no concrete wrong or right..