Essay on Health Defects And Its Effects On Children

1155 Words May 7th, 2015 5 Pages
In life we are all dealt with a different set of cards. One believes that you can control your behavior even when your circumstances are not in your favor. Life circumstances can include; health defects, being a fatherless child, and growing up in a poor environment. Despite these unfavorable circumstances, you must have the will to take over your life and not let these circumstances take over you. There are advantages and disadvantages in everything that life brings. It is important to know you can’t change circumstances, but you are in control of your life. Many times we hear of stories of troubled teenage boys that blame their problematic behavior due to being raised without a father. According to Amy Guertin writer for Demand Media, “growing up without a father figure has a profound effect on boys that lasts into manhood.” In reality you may not get all the perks of being raised by your father like throwing the football in the yard, or your dad coaching your little league team. Growing up without a father, can you make you stronger, as being labeled the man of the house, and being more loving and caring, due to only being raised by your mother. On the contrary most boys need their father in their life to teach them how to be a man. While all isn’t doomed with just the raising of a mother, a mother can teach but so much. It’s the father who teaches their son how to aim in the toilet, or how to treat ladies with respect at all times. Psychologically the absence of a…

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