My Reflection Of My Decisions In High School Life

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As I reflect back on my high school life I realize that I have no regrets. My life would have been completely different if it were not for my best friends and my family. I have known my best friend Maya since the 3rd grade. Usually friendships like that do not last but luckily our relationship gets stronger as we grow older. My other best friend, Aurora, I got to know her in middle school and all three of us have been inseparable since. I honestly believe that if I had not been friends with them I would have turned out different. I want to go way back to elementary school and reflect upon that time. I was best friends with Maya and this other girl named Amanda. The three of us were best friends but then Amanda started getting into trouble …show more content…
She was my neighbor and we had similar interests in sports. Amanda was never a fan of school and did not do so well. As I observed her through the years and on social media I noticed that many of the people she hung out with in school also did not attend college or also got pregnant in their teens. It pains me to say I would have ended up like her if we had stayed friends. Also my personality would also be different. If I did end up getting pregnant in high school I would probably be a very unhappy person. On the other hand, I know myself and I could not disappoint my parents like that because they raised me better but who …show more content…
10 years from now I see myself graduated from VCU with my master’s degree and married to my boyfriend Amir. If I followed my dreams I am a successful therapist. By successful I do not mean financially but mentally successful in the sense that I am happy with the work that I am doing. I could also see myself being a counselor for people who have been through traumas or for families with someone suffering from a mental disorder. In the future I want to dedicate myself to helping others. As of right now I do not want kids but future me will probably have two kids. I will also be happily married to Amir. My dream location to live would be somewhere in California where it is always warm but, realistically I will most likely still live in Northern Virginia near my parents. If I do end up living in Northern Virginia I want to have a house near my parents so that they would be able to visit their grandchildren. I want to spend every holiday with them and have them teach my kids Spanish. I could not imagine my life without them. If everything works out for me this will be my future, and I really hope it turns out to

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