I Am My Own Person

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Who am I? Who will I become? Everyday these questions cycle through my mind and I do a lot of thinking about my future. Sometimes I get so far ahead of myself, I become very anxious and worry a lot, but I always have to re-ground myself and pull myself back into the present moment. Often times when I begin thinking about what I want to do for a career, or how I want people to know me, I think of my own goals and then think of my parents expectations, especially my Mom 's. I love my Mom and fully appreciate her, don’t get me wrong, but sometimes I feel she is too overbearing and has to realize that I am my own person and I can make choices on my own and pave my own way to who I want to become as an individual. I am sure many others my age …show more content…
My Dad definitely understands that this is “my life” and supports me just as much as my Mom. My Mom is also very loving and caring, but perhaps a little too overbearing. I understand that my parents just want me to succeed and want me to do great things but sometimes I feel confliction between my personal goals and what I want to become and who they want me to become and what they want me to do. It is probably a thing that a lot of us face when going off to college, “you should major in this, you should join this club, you should apply for this job.” It is not an easy thing to do at this age, I am trying to figure out what my passions are, what I would like to do for a career and you also have your parents input of what they think you should do. I understand that my parents intentions are to try to help me but I believe that only you hold the key to your own destiny and only you can find …show more content…
Inside my head I thought. “Yes I do need a job on campus to have at least some income while I am at school.” Almost everyday however, My Mom would ask “did you find a job” or “any new job postings?” Specifically I remember my Mom telling me one day to “sign up for that job.” When she said that I told her, “Mom, I will apply for the jobs I want to apply for.” I felt rude saying things that that to my Mom and I love her to death but sometimes I believe she needs to realize I am my own person and can make my own decisions. My Mom raised me very well and I have a good head on my shoulders, I need to prove it to her that I can do things on my

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