"If your goal is to change me,
Then your efforts are bound for resistance.
But if your goal would be to love me …
Then I will enjoy your love and give you mine.
And from my love,
I will do what I can so that you might be more happy.
What makes this difficult is that
You must love me AS I AM.
For if you love me so that I will change,
Then your goal is to change me.
And your efforts are bound for resistance.
But if your goal would be to love me …"