My Life Has Changed Your Life Change Essay

764 Words May 17th, 2016 4 Pages
Have you ever felt your life change in an instant? I have, and it helped make me who I am today. What I’ve learned in my teen years is that you 're going to have to make yourself happy. I experienced pain I thought I would never get through. I would always use the word ‘Hope’ to help me get through the roughest days; when I was missing the whole family aspect others have. My father, Alexander and my mother Fiona were involved in their children’s activities. My family always did things like a family should: watch movies, be around each other, play games, and even eat dinners together. It was a great feeling, but then my parents got a divorce 5 years ago. They were always in a war with each other. It was getting too tense with everyone. Finally my dad decided to leave the family behind and start fresh. This left my family torn apart and broken.
The first couple days it was my mother, my 2 siblings, and myself, it was rough, but I just had to think everything was going to be okay. I started to get failing grades soon after my parents split. All I could think was ‘Hope’ for the best. It hurt to see others who had what I didn’t. Just going out to the store I would see complete and happy families all while I knew mine was broken. I knew even though this is a tough time I still need to be positive and find the good in the bad; and that is exactly what I did. However, I was able to find different opportunities with a divorced family: two holidays, two houses, two families, etc..…

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