Graduation Speech : My Letter Essay

738 Words Dec 14th, 2016 3 Pages
Allow me to begin by expressing that I regret my actions that have led to me writing this letter. In the fall of 2014 I decided to begin my college career; however, this later proved to be a mistake for multiple reasons. During the summer before the fall semester, I met a girl which led to the first relationship that I have ever had. I spent every night with her and stayed awake, most nights, until five in the morning, disrespected my parents, and began calling out of work. These poor habits continued well into the fall that I started school. I had become an irresponsible and immature son. My parents were tired of my behavior and found it necessary to kick me out of my childhood home. With no where else to go, I moved in with the source of my problem: my girlfriend. Not long afterward, I was fired from my job. As my grades began to decline I decided to stop attending my classes. I needed a wake up call. One night my girlfriend came home crying and admitted that she had cheated and contracted chlamydia from another man. It was a surreal feeling. I immediately rushed to the emergency room to confirm that I had the infection, the test came out positive. I had no where to go, I was penniless, alone, and heartbroken. It was then that I realized what I had done, not only to myself and my future, but most importantly my parents. I called my mother as soon as I left the hospital and apologized, I knew I could never apologize enough for choosing a girl over my mother. Like…

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