A Defining Moment In My Life

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Throughout my life I’ve been faced with a multitude of different challenges, which have through time molded me into the person I am today. Without these defining moments in my life I am certain that I would not be the same person writing this essay today. Out of all that I have experienced I find my parent’s divorce to be the most defining. It’s one of those things that you’ll remember distinctly for the rest of your life. It is definitely not the worst I’ve been through but it is definitely the most life changing. For me, it all started with the unexpected divorce of my parents. Which can be a large bomb for anybody but I think that for an oblivious teenage girl, it can be worse. I knew my parents had problems, which I sadly was far too involved in them, but I never imagined that they would essentially “give up”. It all started a little after my 15th birthday, I essentially lived a perfectly normal life …show more content…
I didn’t see how much I needed to go through this. As a teenager, you always tend to feel like the world is against you and that’s how I was starting to feel. I started to fall into the dark hole of depression and eventually wound up clinically depressed and on medication for all sorts of things;depression,anxiety,panic attacks etc. I had quickly lost the will to live and felt like my life had no substance to it. I feel like that’s one of the scariest things to experience, when your mind is powerful enough to bring you the darkest of thoughts. I would never want to go through something like that again but I am truly grateful that I did. Though the experience was truly painful it was still an impactful experience that has made me more resilient and strong. I was able to overcome all that and turn it into something great. After everything, you learn to have a different appreciation for everything that you have, you become grateful for living to see another

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