Overcoming The Hard Times Of My Life

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Overcoming The Hardships Setting goals for the future that are interrupted by family hardships can be extremely difficult to achieve; but once you figure out how to overcome the difficulties, life will be a smooth road to success. Being raised in a home with no father figure made my journey to succeed much harder than expected. Also, having a mother who only cared about herself and not about her three children did not help any either. From abusive parenting to having to rely on my older brother and sister to take care of me is how I spent the first 13 years of my life. After I turned 13 things started going well for the first time. The journey sure was not over, but I was that much closer to being where I wanted to be. How I overcame the hard times of my childhood I will never know; but what I do know is that I persevered and finally ended up at my purpose in life. The first of many problems started with my mother from the time I was born. My mother and her parents did not have a stable relationship, so very seldom did I get to see my grandparents. I virtually had no contact with family outside of my mother and my siblings. She had so many different boyfriends throughout my childhood that we moved houses four different times, one including a different …show more content…
Freshman and sophomore year were easy and fun, but junior year was a different story. I had never studied so I was extremely unprepared for my junior year. It was the year with the most work, not so much difficult work, but there was always an assignment due. With the help of the Boomers I made it through with a good GPA. My senior year was chaos because of all the college prep and graduation. It was stressful, but again the Boomers came into help and made things a lot easier for me. They helped me cope with the loss of my best friend and they motivated me to follow my dreams and prepare myself for the future instead of worrying about the

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