Narrative Essay

814 Words Nov 18th, 2015 4 Pages
Carmen Chavez
Mrs. Perry
Essay#3: Narrative Essay

Life without parental support can be a disaster. My parents are one of the most amazing people you can find around the world for all the sacrifices they had made for me. They help with every step of my life, especially with my daughter, as well as supporting me with my career and encouraging to finish college. They love me and I thank God that gave me such a great gift. My parents came from Honduras. My father left me when I was only sixth months old, and my mom when I was one year old. I stayed with my grandmother until the age of eight, when my parents decided to bring me with them. I know my parents put a lot of effort
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My mother and I had a very different relationship. I can say that I respected her but I was also at times very scared of her. My mother was very strict with me growing up. Know that I'm twenty years old I thank her for the way she was, I know she only did it to protect me, she didn’t want me to make the mistakes most teenage girl do at an early age. My mother is the most important person in my life aside from my baby girl Kamila who my mom loves as if she was her own. My mom did teach me a lot of things, she showed me how to handle these feelings of anger, fear, guilt, joy, sadness, excitement and anxiety. She showed me how to give and take. I learned from her that giving is a lot harder than taking, but the former is much more satisfying when it is done. "Think before you act, you will always have a choice to be happy or sad, to do what is good or bad and to do the best you can." Those words have stuck to me and have helped be a better person. When I was eighteen I left the house, it hurt her a lot, I saw it in her eyes. She cried for days. That hurt me as well. My mom started drinking to much and she was verbally abusing me and was worse than a strict mom, that is why I left. Now we have an amazing relationship and I

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