Pros And Cons Of Being Pregnant

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You would think that being 17 and pregnant is the worst thing possible that could happen to someone, especially while trying to graduate. However, getting pregnant was the best thing that has ever happened to me, yes I had to quit cheerleading, however it changed the person I was. I have become more aware of the person I want to be, the person I want my child to look up to, and be proud of calling mommy. I have realized I don 't want my child to see the scars on my arm, the tears and pain in my eyes. I don 't want to be asked if I 'm okay, and why I am hurting.
I look back to the past and see a sad little girl, filled with darkness from everything that has happened to me within the years of living. I was born to a mother Marnie Lynn Knight
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However that all changed when I met my boyfriend, he never gave up on me no matter what I did or what I said. I tried to jeopardize our relationship because I felt that, if I ended it before he did when I actually fell for him that it would be easier. I couldn 't get rid of him, he always came back the next day and told me how much he loved me, I self harmed less, and had less suicide thoughts. When I found out I was pregnant, with the person I know I love and I know I will marry, I knew this would be my new beginning.
My life has changed, and I have become a happier person, a better person at that. I took it upon myself to change, yes for me, but also for my boyfriend and my soon to be child. I realized that even though I have gone through all the tough stuff I have been through, I still deserve to be loved, and I am loved. I have learned that, my past does not define who I am, it does not determine who I become. My past, my past is responsible for making me stronger, making we want to change and not let it become who I am. It has taught me, if you hang on for just a little bit longer that things will turn out to be

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