Personal Narrative: Is It Worth The Pain?

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The pain of this memory still lingers in the darkest crevices in my mind. Divorce! The word to me seems so grotesque and evil; however this cruel word became a reality for me when I was sixteen years old. Family has been always one of the most important aspects in my life, my life and the world as I knew it died. Nevertheless, I still find myself wishing my parent’s were back together, I understand that it is selfish to wish this, but I can’t help but close my eyes and imagine this image of my mom, my sister and my dad all living happily together in our home. I was hanging out with some of my friends just watching some a film. Everything seemed so perfect with the world at this moment in time. I was a well-known honor roll student without …show more content…
My friends were over, I ran downstairs full of bliss exclaiming the stats and how Curry has been just an unstoppable force that one could stop. My friends usually ignored me whenever I brought up Stephen Curry because I talked about him and his greatness on and off the court excessively. After boasting to my friends, I told them I was tired and I was going to go to sleep. I went to bed feeling better than I had in a while, but that attitude abruptly changed. Out of nowhere I became overcome with sadness and started to cry. With tears running down my face, I called my dad. I did something I have never done to either of my parents I went ballistic! I told him he ruined our family and mom can’t even function and that I basically hated him for going through with the divorce. As soon as I finished, I already felt guilty for what I did. I knew my verbal assault really hurt my dad. He told me that he loved me more than anything and if I can’t be happy with the divorce, he would get back with my mom even if it meant he would be unhappy for the rest of his life, that hurt me to my very core. I …show more content…
Now two years later, my dad’s remarried and my mom has begun a relationship with someone in her new home in South Carolina. I decided not to long ago that I would just accept it even though I haven 't really fully accepted even now. There have been a lot of things that have happened in my life that were tragedies, my break up with my ex, the death of my pawpaw, the attempt of suicide from someone in my family. For some reason, even though all of those things gave me hardship, anger, incredible sadness and the feeling of anguish, nothing in all honesty compares to how much this affected me and caused me to spiral almost to a place of no return. Thankfully I had great friends to help me deal with what was occurring at the time. Though I am sure that this dark memory and times will never leave my mind, I also have learned and grown from them, no matter how dark and hopeless times get to always know there is always a silver lining in everything that is

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