Meaning In Disguise: A Short Story

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Blessing in Disguise Losing my boyfriend of three years my senior year of high school was probably the hardest time of my life. Although now it has turned out to be the best thing that could have happened to me. Going through tough times has gotten me to where I am now. Losing him was a blessing, losing my boyfriend made me grow up and decide to go to college. For the third time, I tried to fix our relationship and convince myself that everything was worth it. We had spent all four years of high school together and at the time there was no way I could picture myself without him. But sadly, I was the only one trying and we all know that it takes two people to have a strong lasting relationship, and he just was not trying anymore. On October …show more content…
While I was in a relationship I had no future, in fact I was not even planning to go to college at all. At the time, everything in my life was just headed in the wrong direction. I was honestly just thinking in the moment, I knew it was time to grow up. While being in a relationship all I cared about was spending time with my boyfriend I never cared about anything having to do with my future. The break up made me realize that it was time I did something with my life. In start of focusing on my future goals I began to look at colleges in Alabama and being that Wallace State is one of three schools in Alabama that have my major I chose to apply to Wallace State. Not to long after applying I got accepted. And everything started falling into place. Not only where my future career goals falling in to place but also friendships that I had lost along the way began to fall back in place. I started opening my eyes to things that I never even saw. Without him I learned to make my own choices, being with him I never realized how dependent I was on him and how much I looked for his approval on everything, and that was not always the best. I know that I made the right decision for myself. I am currently a student at Wallace state and I am still focusing on myself and my

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