Narrative Essay About Broken Love

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I don’t know anyone who likes the feeling of being rejected. I know for me it has probably been one of the hardest feelings in my life to deal with. Rejection goes to the very core of who we are as human beings. I believe of all the emotions we can experience it is probably one of the most devastating and painful emotions we can feel. Some people are more sensitive to rejection than others. I happen be one of those people whom having suffered rejection early in life, carried a lot of that baggage into adult hood with me. So it made an already painful situation worse for me because of the added psychological aspect, hey bonus! The good news is, I have grown to a point in my life where I can process things a little better and deal with …show more content…
While it isn’t a story of a romantic break up, broken hearts can take many different forms. My parents were married for fifteen years and divorced. I clung to my mother, she was everything to me, she was my entire world and emotional security in this life. We were very poor and my mother struggled to find work to help support her four children. I am really not sure how much my father helped us out during this time. We moved a lot and my three brothers and me slept in one bedroom in an inner city duplex. When I was about 7 years old my mother was dropping me off at school every day, I don’t know why, I can’t even tell you today but I would turn around and leave to wander the streets all day. Walking all day with no food or water to drink. I can still remember sitting on the curb throwing rocks down the sewer hole just thinking about whatever a seven-year-old thinks about. This went on for about two weeks until my mother got a call from the school wondering where I was. Mother explained to them that she had been dropping me off at school every day. They were all in complete disbelief as to what a seven-year-old would doing all day wandering the streets of the inner city in a large Midwestern town. Obviously, I was having a hard time dealing with life the way it was and I just wanted to be someone …show more content…
I know my father loved me very much, but just like anyone in this life he had his own problems to work through as well. My life became more stable but I still suffered with all of the emotional and mental damage I had accumulated and sometimes still do. What I am about to share with you has affected my life even till this day. I didn’t realize it at the time but I just lost the most important person in my life and it left a hole inside of me that I tried to fill but never could. I never spoke or saw my mother again for another 6 years, no cards, no phone calls, no nothing! These are some of the most important times in a young man’s life, hell I was growing up without her. I took it as the ultimate rejection, it defined who I was and how I felt about myself. I wasn’t worthy and I wasn’t good enough, there must have been something wrong with me that my own mother would throw away her own son. I spent my whole life looking for that relationship and didn’t even realize it until much later in life. My whole life had been controlled by that rejection and to be quite honest, it is still a work in progress even to this

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