Graduation Speech : My Parents Essay

777 Words Mar 16th, 2016 4 Pages
Firstly, I will be talking about the expectations my parents have towards me like school, personal matters, and in life. The first expectation that my parents want me to follow was school and good grades. My parents pushed their expectation of a proper education because my parents didn’t get the chances for a proper education growing up. They believed that we could do well in school. So, their expectation pushed me to get all A’s in; as a result, I put school and education before anything else. My dad had high hopes for me to go to a university, and I would become a successful person in life. On the other hand, my mom’s expectation of school for me was to graduate from high school because she didn’t want me to end up like her and not finish school. Next, the second expectation my parents have been on personal matters that involves me. My parents except for me to not have sex until I am married. Because they believed that it should be saved for the person who I truly love, who was going to spend my whole life with. Also, they didn’t not want me to repeat the same thing that happened to my mom. My mom became pregnant at sixteen years old; consequently, she had to drop out of high school to go to work to get money to take care of me. So their expectation on personal matters had made me promise in front of both my dad, mom and god that I would not have sex until I’m married. My parents’ last expectation was for me to be a kind and caring person to everyone. Their expectation of…

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