Essay on How Addiction Has Changed Changing Someone 's Life

1209 Words Jun 1st, 2016 5 Pages
Okay, today i want to explain how i began to realize how addiction can drastically change someone 's life and how that it 's not something to take lightly. It all begin on Watson road back in the early 2000’s. Growing up my dad was either in the city of locked in my basement. I vividly remember going down stairs in the basement as a 5 year old seeing hundreds of beer cans scattered around the floor. And that to my memory is where it began. Me and my older brother loved staying at our grandma 's house which is where i started to learn more through elementary school health class that beer was bad for you and i really didn 't understand why my dad drank it if it was bad for him. And then the day came where my dad moved out of my house and my mom not being stable we were forced to move to Hunter ave it was pretty expensive considering it was a small apartment and it started of with just my brother, sister and my mom and I slowly getting back on our feet. One day after about a few months of being in our new “home” my dad visited us and at this time he was living with his mom and i vividly remember 6 year old me giving my dad a tour of my house being a happy kid thinking dad 's coming back to only watch him walk out the front door. After a long time of nothing happening and visiting my dad on the weekends for a day things kinda became constant and seemed okay and around this time my life was pretty good. And around two years of being in this new house my mom met this man…

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