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Wisdom does not come easily For some it takes years for others it comes naturally I believe you gain wisdom as you grow older and as your learn valuable life lessons I also believe that it depends on how you react and move forward from the lesson learned I cannot say that I am full of wisdom but I know that in the situation in which I had to get over my pride in order to keep the person that I loved I did it out of Wisdom As Socrates put it The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing I think that means that true wisdom is when you know that you are wrong and able to accept it It also means changing your attitude about it when you know you are wrong In my own situation I was unwilling to accept that the way I was acting was wrong and I refused to believe the outcome of my actions was caused by me In order for my relationship with my boyfriend Brandon to continue I had to get over my pride and find the wisdom to know that my actions do affect my relationship The only way I could fix it was to change myselfGrowing up with only an older sister we were both told to be our own person and not to rely too much on others As I grew older I only depended on myself If I wanted something I wanted to get it on my own I refused to let anyone help me My sister is five years older than me so I watched her go through high school at a very young age I remember the time she got her first boyfriend She brought him home to meet my parents and me I knew if he was meeting my parents they must be very
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