Making An Adult At A Young Age Essay

833 Words Oct 14th, 2015 4 Pages
Some teens are not places with major decisions in their young life or forced to face adult decisions. During the year 2008, I was faced to make a major decision. My mom, Glenda, and my step-dad, Jr, where arguing for hours from as late as 11 pm to 2 am, with my baby sisters crying and begging me to do something. I took it upon myself to be the adult in the situation. My significant decision was giving my mom the ultimatum to leave my step-dad or I was moving out to another family member’s home, because I wanted to protect my little sisters from the dysfunctional environment. This affected my life by making me an adult at a young age. My significant decision was giving my mom the ultimatum to leave my step-dad or I was moving in with a family member. My plan was to move into my older cousin Jessica’s home if my mom would have chosen to stay with my step-dad. I would also try to get my sisters to live with me at Jessica’s home by proving my parents were unfit parents. My mom left my step-dad, now I was going to help get custody of my baby sisters. In reality my mom was moving in a downwards spiral. We left the morning of the argument my cousin Jessica which is my mom’s age, picked us up barely before the sun was coming out. We had to leave my baby sisters behind, making my mom cry the whole ride to Jessica’s house while I sat in silence. My mom has been fighting for seven years now. Throughout my high school years it was full of court battles, crying and yelling over my baby…

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