Drug Addiction And Alcohol Abuse Essay

1081 Words Jan 14th, 2016 null Page
My parents led on that divorce was never an option. I was young and naive, only about seven years old, so I didn’t understand what was occurring. My parents never argued or fought in front of me or my siblings; I wasn’t unfortunate enough to bear witness to any of their marriage problems or complications. I only heard of drugs being used for when someone had a tummy ache. You could say I was well protected from the inevitable. Being only seven, I was oblivious to each event that took place around me. Whether it was drug addiction or alcohol abuse. My main worry everyday was whether or not I should play Barbies, or ride my bike. The thought of my family deteriorating never crossed my mind. Since my mother seemed to be a well adjusted person, not ever would you speculate that she was a drug user. A happy mother with the perfect family in a minuscule, Iowa town. A loving husband and now five children. My beloved mother was a stay at home mom. She was my favorite person, always there to kiss my boo-boos and take care of me, and tell me everything’s going to be okay. I put all of my trust in her, and believed every little thing was going to be okay. One day in our white four bedroom house just blocks away from the high school, we were strolling home from a Monday night church event. I rode my bike that night. On the sidewalk, across the street and down a block from my house was a diminutive, purple house. In front of the house the sidewalk dropped so there laid a ramp. I…

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