Personal Narrative: My View On Relationships

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My view on relationships isn’t what I would wish it could be. I wish I could say that I firmly believe that two people can love each other forever and things won’t fall apart. I wish I could say that happiness could exist in one space for a lifetime, but I haven’t seen it happen yet. My belief in that is limited, I hope with my entirety that one day I will be able to look back on my life and realize that I was happy and that while there are always rough patches, I had a wonderful relationship with life.
I was born into a family where I was my father’s first child, but my mother already had two daughters. Her ex-husband came around sometimes to pick up my sisters, but that stopped by the time I was around seven. My sister’s both resented (and still resent to this day) the fact that I had a dad who actually wanted me around and enjoyed hanging out with me. I love my sisters entirely, but their resent towards me really damaged me as a child. I could feel it, and they wouldn’t play with me or include me in anything that they were doing, so I was alone a lot at home.
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One day it can be close to perfect and the fights are non-existent, and the next day we can be screaming and making each other cry. It’s stressful and some days I don’t feel comfortable going home at night, but that is how I feel relationships are. I am learning that even if you fight and cry and yell, it can be worth it to go home the next day and try again. It’s always worth it to keep trying, because if you love someone, you don’t let them go until you absolutely have to. My life has been a difficult road and it will continue to be, but I’m learning to trust and let things go instead of holding in resentment towards people. I don’t want my childhood to mess up my chance at having a wonderful future, because I know in my heart that I am worth more than what I

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